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As Chernobyl nuclear disaster feeds TV drama, is Ukraine looking at a real-life re-run?

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This month, HBO has launched its new historical drama ‘Chernobyl’, looking back at one of the worst nuclear disasters in history – but for Ukrainians, it’s also a chilling reminder that history could repeat itself. US cable giant HBO is reviving the 33-year-old memory of one of the worst – and the most infamous – Read More

Indian Navy test fires medium range air defense missile, boasts ‘enhanced combat effectiveness’

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The Indian Navy has successfully tested a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) developed by the national military research agency in cooperation with Israel Aerospace Industries. “The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Chennai, wherein the missiles of both ships were controlled by one ship to intercept different aerial Read More

Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Union and Japan. The unprecedented designation of foreign Read More

Pigs may complicate US-China trade negotiations

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By Ganesh Rao, business reporter The decline in pig numbers in China could make trade negotiations with the US more complicated, according to new research. A sharp decline in China’s pig population due to an epidemic of African swine fever has reduced the amount of animal feed imported from the United States, according to an Read More

Factbox: IMO 2020 – a major shake-up for oil and shipping

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(Reuters) – Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades. United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met in London this week for the only Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) session this year and will fine Read More

Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

China creates facial recognition app to tell pandas apart

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China has developed an app to track giant pandas using facial recognition software as a way to help conservationists tell the large, lumbering animals apart. Researchers also built a database with over 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of giant pandas so they can be identified. Almost 10,000 panda images have been analyzed and annotated Read More

Samsung Electronics says undecided on further investment in its China NAND plant

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Read More

Trump to shelve tariffs on European and Japanese vehicles for up to six months

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US President Donald Trump has decided to delay the promised duties of 25 percent on European and Japanese cars by up to 180 days as Washington tries to clinch an effective trade deal with its partners. Trump ordered US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to seek agreements to “address the threatened impairment” of national security from Read More

Samsung says no decision yet on investment for second memory chip plant in China’s Xian

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Read More