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Will the new Silk Road make China a global superpower? – RT’s Keiser Report finds out

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China’s ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could become a once-in-a-century geopolitical initiative if successful, according to politician and business strategist Bruno Maçães. In his new book ‘Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order’ he wrote about the rise of China to superpower status through trade. BRI is the intention by China to create Read More

Siemens to team up with Russian firm to make equipment for Arctic LNG 2 project in St. Petersburg

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German engineering giant Siemens is planning to produce compressors for the Arctic LNG 2 project near St. Petersburg. It will be a joint venture with Russia’s state-run firm Power Machines. The compression machinery produced by Power Machines and Siemens will be supplied to the Arctic LNG 2 project developed by Russia’s biggest privately owned natural Read More

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' smuggler sentenced to 15 years jail in Tanzania

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants, weighing nearly 2 tonnes, to Asia. Chinese businesswoman Yang Feng Glan, dubbed the “Ivory Queen”, sits inside the Kisutu Resident Read More

Tanzanian court sentences Chinese 'Ivory Queen' to 15 years for smuggling

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese businesswoman Yang Feng Glan, dubbed the “Ivory Queen”, is escorted by a prison warden at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A Tanzanian court sentenced a prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” to 15 years in prison on Read More

Mongolia may shut down all KFC restaurants after hundreds of food poisoning reports

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Outlets of American fast food giant KFC could be suspended in Mongolia pending inquiries after 247 people reported symptoms of poisoning, such as diarrhea and vomiting after visiting one of its restaurants. The incident happened at one of the fast food chain’s outlets in Ulaanbaatar last week because of the contaminated water supply, according to Read More

US sanctions help India become No.1 buyer of Venezuelan crude

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Imports of Venezuela’s oil by India surged 66 percent in the first half of February to 620,000 barrels a day. The country boosted its purchases from the Latin American nation after US stopped shipments from Caracas. Indian refiners Reliance Industries and Nayara Energy were driving the import boost. Venezuela has sent its oil minister, Manuel Read More

China-US trade spat may leave American kids without toys

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The growing uncertainty over trade between Beijing and Washington could affect the entire toy industry, boosting prices for American consumers and leaving Chinese producers out of the US market. Chinese manufacturers make up nearly 85 percent of games and toys sold in the US, while China has a booming consumer market that is set to Read More

Why UK report on ‘digital gangster’ Facebook is a thinly veiled call for censorship

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A new UK 108-page report on “disinformation and fake news” online strongly reprimands Facebook for its ongoing misuse of personal data — but also casually promotes unprecedented levels of political censorship on social media. The report, which is the culmination of an 18-month investigation by a UK parliamentary committee, lambastes Facebook over its failure to Read More

Moscow knows top Baring Vostok businessman as major investor in Russia, alarmed by his arrest

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Moscow is “closely following” the news about US businessman Michael Calvey’s arrest, the Kremlin said, adding that the case is not political and has nothing to do with Moscow’s strained relations with Washington. The Russian authorities know Calvey as a “major investor…who always championed an idea of a high investment potential of the Russian market,” Read More