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Need an Adventure? Here’s What to Include in your China Tour Package

September 15, 2015 1:46 pm0 comments
Need an Adventure? Here’s What to Include in your China Tour Package

There’s journey, and then there is adventure. China is becoming so popular for its modern wonders of technology and architecture, but what about adventure buffs who want to experience some real Goonies style adventure? Image by Herve “Setaou” BRY via Flickr When it comes to international travel, some people like […]

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Ufa SCO-BRICS summits’ results herald new world order in the making

August 17, 2015 11:14 am0 comments
Ufa SCO-BRICS summits’ results herald new world order in the making

The leaders of Asian, African and Latin American countries took part in the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the 7th BRICS summit that took place in the Russian city of Ufa on July 8-10, 2015. The BRICS summit, most importantly, resulted in the decision to launch […]

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SCO-BRICS summits in Ufa will help improve economies, relations between countries’ leaders

June 24, 2015 4:42 pm0 comments
SCO-BRICS summits in Ufa will help improve economies, relations between countries’ leaders

Less than a month remains until the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the 7th BRICS summit. Both events will be held in the Russian city of Ufa on July 8-10, 2015. The meetings will take place at a joint discussion platform for up to 3,000 guests […]

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Time

June 8, 2015 6:08 pm0 comments
Time

I’ve just spent an interesting hour of my limited available time watching a documentary on the latest high speed train being built by the Chinese. Apparently it will shave half an hour off the journey from Shanghai to Beijing, hurtling through the landscape at over 200 miles an hour, an […]

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Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

November 20, 2014 8:31 am0 comments
Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

The students taking part in the large-scale protests in Hong Kong that began on September 28 have no intentions to leave the streets, says an informal Reuters survey taken one month after the first day of disobedience. According to the results, 87% of the so-called “Umbrella Movement” participants said they […]

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Experts: BRICS Development Bank may radically change world economy

August 7, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
Experts: BRICS Development Bank may radically change world economy

The creation of the New Development Bank (NDB) became one of the most debated outcomes of the 6th BRICS summit which took place in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza on July 15–17. According to the declaration signed on the first day of the summit, the capital of the BRICS’ new […]

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Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

June 19, 2014 10:22 am0 comments
Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

A gas deal between “Gazprom” and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed on May 21, 2014, during a two-day Shanghai visit of a Russian delegation led by President Vladimir Putin became the biggest contract in the history of post-Soviet Russia. The overall cost of the 30-year agreement is $400 billion […]

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Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

April 30, 2014 4:08 pm0 comments
Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

We all know that the ivory trade costs the lives of tens of thousands of elephants a year. There have been huge campaigns over the last six months, both in the form of protests, celebrity Twitter campaigns and huge coverage in the press, of the fact that the wild elephant will […]

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