Politics Inauguration in Shanghai of China's spatial exploits
China Accuses U.S., Japan of Ganging Up on Them, Creating 'Anti-China Encirclement'
"It is important for the international community to unite and raise its voice against (China's) unilateral attempts to change the status quo by force," Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Takeo Mori said."The U.S. and Japan should immediately stop interfering in China's internal affairs and undermining regional peace and stability," said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian at a daily briefing. "China will resolutely defend its sovereignty, security, and development interests.
The Chinese authorities have watered this year the population of an exaltive propaganda the prowess of Chinese astronauts, which work for the assembly of a new spatial station and the launch of a probe to the planet Mars. Nature-size models of spacecraft used for these missions, as well as president Xi Jinping clips for Chinese astronauts occupy a star in the new Shanghai planetarium.
East China braces for typhoon In-fa after flooding in country's center
Chinese commercial hub Shanghai and neighboring coastal regions canceled all flights, slowed or suspended subway trains and shuttered businesses as Typhoon In-fa made landfall on Sunday. © Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images People cross the street in the wind and rain along in Ningbo on July 25, as Typhoon In-Fa lashes the eastern coast of China. The typhoon landed in the Putuo district of the city of Zhoushan, a major port in the east coast province of Zhejiang, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV said, citing the China Meteorological Administration.
"This year, many of our astronauts are gone in space, which is a source of pride for China," said a visitor, come with his little girl. "I wanted my child to have knowledge about space at an early age". In contrast, the stages of the conquest of space by pioneering countries of space such as the United States or the Soviet Union are entitled only to a brief mention or even silence. The first steps of man on the moon, as part of the American Mission Apollo 11 in 1969, are only mentioned in a minimalist manner and a section devoted to the "heroes of space" does not contain on his list That two Russian cosmonauts, with Yang Liwei, first person sent in space as part of the Chinese Space Program. The planetarium also presents telescopes and interactive exposures on the origins of the universe and the history of astronomy, including versions of great scientific figures, including Copernic, explaining their discoveries. The building was designed by the New York Ennead Architects firm and evokes swirling galaxies. with a surface of 38,000 square meters, the equivalent of five football courts, this architectural realization cost 600 million yuan (78.29 million euros, according to the Chinese media. Three Chinese astronauts sent in the Space on June 17 are currently working on the new Chinese space station under construction as part of a three-month mission, the longest space mission inhabited ever led by China. in July 2020, Chinese engineers sent a probe on Mars carrying a remote robot that landed in May on the soil of the red planet. DMA / RBU / MR / THM
Los Angeles Times, BBC Staff Receive Death Threats Over Reporting on China Flooding .
"The BBC has a long history of ideological bias against China," China's Foreign Ministry spokesman said.The professional group of Beijing-based journalists tweeted that it is "concerned to witness the recent online and offline harassment of journalists covering devastating floods." The province's Communist Youth League asked its 1.6 million social media followers to help locate the whereabouts of a Shanghai BBC reporter who was harassed online, the group said.