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$40 bn to save Jakarta: the history of the Great Garuda

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

Forget Venice. The fastest-sinking metropoli is the Indonesian capital, parts of who the hell is putting at 25 cm a year. Can an outlandish plan for a monstrous seawall and indulgence waterworld city in the shape of a mythological fowl save Jakarta from submerge? Metropolis is supported by About this material With her side extended […]

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After North Korea’s denuclearisation has miscarried, who can bring it back to the negotiation table? | Jiyoung Song

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st September 2017

After claiming the latest nuclear research a success, Pyongyang will wait for offerings from its neighbours. But internationally theres no desire for peaceful dialogues Pyongyang claims that it’s had a ” terminated success” for its testing of hydrogen bombs, the sixth nuclear exam. Seismologists saw 5.7 -6. 3 magnitude of a man-made earthquake on Sunday. […]

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North koreans steps up army recruitment ahead of US military practice

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Biggest ever seam rehearsal schemed across the border promptings DPRK regime to propel mass recruitment drive. Daily NK reports North Korea has stepped up army recruitment and announced on former soldiers to re-enlist to bolster its ground forces ahead of the conventional joint armed practice between South Korea and the US, is in accordance with […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 5th September 2017

Sun Zhengcai rose from farming studies in Hertfordshire to Communist party elite. Many fear his downfall signals turbulent times in Beijing He studied agriculture in rural England and was tipped by some as Chinas future leader. But on Tuesday morning Sun Zhengcais political obituary was splashed across the front page of the Communist partys official […]

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Death in detention:’ I’d commit everything to have him back’

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st September 2017

Exclusive: Iranian refugee Omid Masoumali placed himself alight on Nauru a year ago. His partner, held in isolation in Australia since the working day, are speaking about the split-second decision that terminated his life and changed hers irrevocably On Nauru, life lay in the small things. In the face of their remote island imprisonment, Omid […]

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Vietnamese smallholders facilitate aim deforestation- photo essay

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd August 2017

In the foothills of Vietnams Annamite mountains, hundreds of small-scale wood owneds are assembling patrols to cause sustainable acacia used in furniture around the world. With much of the countrys plantations owned by individuals, expanding the approaching may be best available fortune for saving groves in the Greater Mekong Seedling science It all starts with […]

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Friends dread for Chinese Christian lawyer spending Christmas behind saloons

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th August 2017

Human claims activist Zhang Kai, who was fighting the Communist partys removal of faith bridges, was snatched four months ago by the authorities Zhang Kai will not make it residence for Christmas. In late August, the Christian human rights lawyer was grasped in east China as he prepared to denounce a Communist party cross-removal campaign […]

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China and EU bolster commitment to Paris deal with US positioned to step away

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th August 2017

Beijing and Brussels to set up new alliance to shorten global carbon emissions as Donald Trump says he will announce decision later on Thursday China and the EU will forge us-led coalition forces to take a leading role in tackling climate change in response to Donald Trumps expected decision to attract the US out of […]

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Worried macrocosm exhorts Trump not to pull out of Paris climate agreement

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th August 2017

Officials around the world urge president not to reverse climate endeavors as Trump prepares to make decision on whether to withdraw from landmark accord Donald Trumps scorched-earth approach to environmental protections has scandalized present and former government officials overseas who are waiting nervously to see whether the US will destabilize the Paris climate agreement by […]

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China’s ‘extinct’ dolphin may have returned to Yangtze river, reply conservationists

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd August 2017

Amateur expedition team demands it recognise the baiji known as the goddess of the Yangtze in a strain of Asias longest river Chinese conservationists believe they may have caught a rare glimpse of a freshwater dolphin that was declared functionally extinct ten years ago having mercy the Yangtze river for 20 million years. Scientists and […]

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