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China Outlines Internet Plus Plan | Digital Trends

China outlines its latest Five Year Plan, called Internet Plus

The compass was invented by Chinese between the 2nd century BC and 1st century AD. It was first used in Feng Shui, the layout of buildings. By 1000 AD, navigational compasses were commonly used on Chinese ships, enabling them to navigate. Arab traders sailing to China might learned of the the tech and brought it to the West.

Ancient China held leading positions in many fields in studying nature in the world. Besides the four great inventions : paper-making, printing, gunpowder and the compass, Ancient China contributed countless other inventions to the world, How many.

Why China slowdown isn't all bad for shipping industry

A slowdown in China is putting the freight industry through rough waters, but for IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group, there's a bright side to this downturn.

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China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative does not provide an equal opportunity for all states, and, in the case of the Gulf, it is Iran that will likely benefit over all others.

China Open recap: Top 5 moments you may have missed from Beijing

Top 5 moments you may have missed at China Open

The Great Wall can only get you so far From Sports Illustrated: China had six players in the singles draw (two men and four women) but none would make it out of the second round. In a post-Li Na era, Chinese journalists were focused on finding th.

Centre 66 Tower, Wuxi, China by Aedas Architects :: 44 floors, height 245m

Centre 66 Tower, Wuxi, China by Aedas Architects :: 44 floors, height

How a case gets to the US Supreme Court - YouTube

Vox: How a case gets to the US Supreme Court

6 powerful, passionate voices explain why they don't believe in the death penalty

"The Circle Of Violence Has To End Somewhere"

A group of activists, faith leaders, professors make different cases for why the convicted Boston Bomber should not be put to death.


2013 Figures -- I had assumed that both China and Russia had much bigger defense budgets. I was surprised that Saudi Arabia was so high on the list.