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When I first came to England, I was very confused when people asked me how many meals per day do Chinese people usually have. I would simply reply: “obviously three, but don’t you have the same?”. Later on I found out that I wasn’t right. Of course, different cultures have different eating habits (in Spain, …

In Chinese culture, magpie is a symbol of happiness. The singing of a magpie foretells good luck and happiness. That’s why Chinese people call it ‘Happy Magpie’. The Manchu minority in Northern China even regards this birds as sacred animals. The magpie in Chinese is called ‘xi que’ and the character ‘xi’ means happiness. Two …

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the EU not to “tie the whole world” to the crisis in Ukraine and warned it could take decades to repair the economic damage. In a virtual summit with European Union leaders on Friday, Xi told European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel …

Welcome to the 9News.com.au live blog for Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Coronavirus cases and hospitalisations have surged across New South Wales and Victoria today as concern grows over spreading infections among students and children. Free tickets to Australian cricket great Shane Warne’s state funeral at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be made available from 3pm …

The blast took place at about 6:30 a.m. local time in the Zhangwan district of Shiyan city, in Hubei province, according to local authorities. Authorities have rescued 138 from the area, including 37 with serious injuries, according to state-run news outlet CCTV, quoting local officials. The city’s municipal office initially said “many” people were trapped …

Net closes in on Chinese ‘spies’ in UK universities where academics are suspected of passing pioneering British technology to Beijing Specialists have drawn up list of academics suspected of passing on technology Universities under scrutiny include Manchester, Liverpool and Imperial College  No suggestion any of the institutions are aware of, or complicit in, wrongdoing  By …

BTC/USD has dropped $38,000 in response to headlines saying that China’s Vice-Premier Liu He said to “resolutely prevent and control financial risks.” The senior official added that Beijing will crackdown on Bitcoin mining and trading activities. More broadly, Liu added that the government will severely punish those conducting illegal financial activities. Update: Bitcoin has extended …

Remnants of a large Chinese rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry being tracked by U.S. Space Command, the U.S. military said on Wednesday. The Long March 5B rocket blasted off from China’s Hainan island on April 29 carrying the Tianhe module, which contains …

The Chinese Long March 5B rocket launched Tianhe, the core module of the Chinese Space Station. CMS It sounds like the plotline for a Bruce Willis movie: The Pentagon said in a statement Tuesday that it’s tracking a large Chinese rocket that is out of control and expected to reenter Earth’s atmosphere this weekend. The …

Part of a huge rocket that launched China’s first module for its Tianhe space station is falling back to Earth and could make an uncontrolled re-entry at an unknown landing point. The 30-metre high core of the Long March 5B rocket launched the “Heavenly Harmony” unmanned core module into low Earth orbit on 29 April …