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Morning Update: High price of equipment driving delays in Canada’s defence policy update

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The federal government’s long-promised defence policy update has been been delayed because the Trudeau cabinet is struggling with the cost of new military equipment, such as submarines, tanks and drones, according to a senior official.&#8…

Former head of China football association jailed for life for taking bribes state media

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The former chief of China’s national football association, Chen Xuyuan, has been sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes, state media reported on Tuesday, after one of the biggest anti-corruption probes in the sport in years.…
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China sentences ex-soccer chief to life in prison in latest crackdown on sports corruption

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The former head of China’s official soccer association has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in the central Chinese province of Hubei, in the latest crackdown on the country’s corruption-plagued professional football league.&#…

Hackers linked to Chinese government targeted critics, politicians and businesses, U.S., U.K. allege

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Open this photo in gallery: From the left: U.K. Conservative MP Tim Loughton, former Conservative leader, Iain Duncan Smith and SNP’s former defense spokesman Stewart McDonald from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, hold a press conferenc…

Corruption cases, telco scams surge in China

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BEIJING – In one of China’s biggest bank frauds, former bank manager Xu Guojun was handed a life sentence in December 2023 for embezzling and misappropriating more than 2.3 billion yuan (S$430 million) between 1993 and 2001.…
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It’s so cold in China birds are being entombed in ice & commuters are coming home frozen SOLID amid freak -52C blast

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CHINA is currently facing its harshest winter in years with extreme sub-zero temperatures causing birds to freeze to death.
The bone-chilling -52 blast saw a commuter being encased in ice after he rode a bicycle home from work for nearly an hour in fre…

It’s so cold in China birds are being entombed in ice & commuters are coming home frozen SOLID amid freak -52C blast

By ChinaPulse.com

CHINA is currently facing its harshest winter in years with extreme sub-zero temperatures causing birds to freeze to death.
The bone-chilling -52 blast saw a commuter being encased in ice after he rode a bicycle home from work for nearly an hour in fre…

Major companies in China are setting up their own volunteer armies

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Chinese companies are doing something rarely seen since the 1970s: setting up th…

EV Juggernaut China Leads World in New Coal Power Plants

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China added the most number of new coal power plants last year despite being the leading manufacturer of electric vehicles (EV), a new report says.
China’s continued construction of new coal power plants comes as the global community has demanded…

Morning Update: Ottawa announces two-year cap on foreign student admissions

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In an effort to ease the pressure that foreign students are putting on housing and health care, the federal government imposed an immediate cap on the number of international study visas that it issues and temporarily froze the applicatio…