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China Set to Beat North America in 5G Investments in 4 Years

5G

BEIJING – China’s ambitions to become the world leader in emerging technology is no longer a secret, and the country has since been positioning itself to achieve that goal, with sizable and strategic investments, Techwire Asia reported Friday. According to one recent forecast, China’s 5G network investments in the next …

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US will Replace Troops in Syria with Mercenaries: Russia

Syria

MOSCOW – US Central Command replaces some of its regular troops in northern Syria with employees of Private Military Companies (PMC), said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova in a press conference in Moscow. “The number of PMC personnel in Syria exceeds 4,000, and it should be noted that it …

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China-Malaysia Industrial Funds Forum Held in China

Malaysia

NANNING – The third China-Malaysia Industrial Funds Forum was held Tuesday in the city of Qinzhou, southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported Wednesday. The forum attracted nearly 200 guests from banks, securities companies, governments and other institutions at home and abroad to discuss the implementation of the Belt …

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US’ Pence Vows to Not Let Iran Get Nuclear Weapon

Pence

WASHINGTON – Washington will never let Iran get a nuclear weapon, said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, as Tehran has reportedly breached the level of uranium enrichment set by the international agreement. Speaking to hundreds of supporters at a Christians United for Israel (CUFI) conference, Pence said that the U.S. …

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US Approves Potential $ 2.2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

Taiwan

WASHINGTON – The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $ 2.2 billion worth of weapons, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday. The announcement is likely to provoke anger in Beijing, which regards Taiwan as a part of its territory and …

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IMF Assesses Pakistan’s Financing Need at $25.5b

IMF

ISLAMABAD – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has assessed Pakistan’s gross financing requirement at $25.5 billion in this fiscal year on the back of mounting debt repayment whereas the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has indicated that it will provide $10 billion over a period of five years, Express Tribune reported …

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