Wednesday, April 25, 2018

One of the world's longest gas pipelines from Russia to China almost complete

The construction of the 3,000km Power of Siberia gas pipeline or the eastern route, which is aimed to deliver Russian gas to China, will be completed by the end of the year.

Indonésie: au moins 10 morts dans l'incendie d'un puits de pétrole illégal

incendie d'un puits de pétrole illégal
Au moins dix personnes ont péri et des dizaines ont été blessées dans l'incendie mercredi d'un puits de pétrole illégal dans l'ouest de l'Indonésie, ont indiqué les autorités de ce pays d'Asie du Sud-Est.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction after earthquake

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction
As Nepal on Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Apr.25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and caused damage estimated at billions of dollars, the Himalayan nation is still waiting for a major portion of funds pledged by the international community to rebuild the country.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

heat builds across northern India
Temperatures across central and northern India have been in excess of 40C in recent days, and after a brief respite over the weekend, it could become even hotter during the early to middle part of next week.

Beidou satellites show importance of indigenous core technology

Beidou satellites
A leading Chinese expert has stressed that China's home-grown Beidou Navigation Satellite System demonstrates the necessity for the country to grasp a core technology that is entirely self-developed, after a US ban on a leading Chinese smartphone maker.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

Mount Io
A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Takes Off From Cape Canaveral After Delay

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launches from Cape Canaveral Wednesday aboard one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets after getting hit with a 48-hour delay.

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