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China Celebrates Opening of New Mega Bridge Linking Hong Kong, Macau

China Celebrates Opening of New Mega Bridge Linking Hong Kong, Macau

China has opened the world’s longest ocean-crossing bridge connecting the mainland with Hong Kong and Macau, the latest sign of Beijing’s tightening grip on its semi-autonomous territories. Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of the three cities were on hand in the southern city of Zhuhai for the ribbon-cutting …

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Brazil’s Right-Wing candidate Scolds Son for Threat to Shut Top Court

Brazil's Right-Wing candidate Scolds Son for Threat to Shut Top Court

BRASILIA —  Brazil’s leading presidential hopeful, Jair Bolsonaro, publicly upbraided his son on Monday for threatening to shut down the Supreme Court in comments that set off a storm of criticism and prompted his main opponent tocall the far-right candidate a threat to democracy. Over the weekend, social media exploded …

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Philippines Scrambles to Find Undersea Energy as Import Prices Hit Consumers

Philippines Scrambles to Find Undersea Energy as Import Prices Hit Consumers

TAIPEI —  The resource-rich Philippines is doubling up development of its own fuel sources as world oil price hikes hit the largely impoverished population. On October 17, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a service contract with the Israeli energy exploration firm Ratio Petroleum to scout for fuel under the South …

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