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China successfully tests its hypersonic Starry Sky-2 aircraft that will fire nuclear missiles capable of travelling at 4,563 miles-per-hour to evade existing anti-missile defence systems

China has long been suspected of developing hypersonic weapons but this test flight at an undisclosed location in northwest of the country is the first official confirmation. The China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA) said in a statement that the flight (pictured) was a 'huge success'. The aircraft was carried into space before separating and relying on its own power, where it was able to

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6034427/China-tested-hypersonic-aircraft-called-Starry-Sky-2-fire-nuclear-missiles.html 

They built an island in international waters, now this.Their President has voted himself in for Life!  I guess he is going to pass the position on to his son eventually.  Is he starting another North Korea. There was an article on Putin's war ships sailing down the English Chanel earlier today, makes me wonder why the British don't build their own island bang slap in the middle of the English Chanel, to stop Put sail pass, well the Chinese are doing this in international waters and the English Chanel is a lot smaller than the South China Sea.  Known as a 'waverider', these hypersonic aircrafts uses the shockwaves from its own flight as a lifting surface to travel through the air at fast speeds

 

 

Russia is believed to be developing a hypersonic weapon called the Zircon. The missile is capable of travelling twice as fast as the Royal Navy's Sea Ceptor missile (pictured), which would be responsible for shooting it down were it to attack British troops or mainland UK

Russia is believed to be developing a hypersonic weapon called the Zircon. The missile is capable of travelling twice as fast as the Royal Navy's Sea Ceptor missile (pictured), which would be responsible for shooting it down were it to attack British troops or mainland UK

 I cannot help feeling that China and Russia are busy doing these things while

the two Mrs Ms of Britain and Germany have other things on their mind!

The world is becoming a frighting place and all for the LOVE of money

ARRESTS: These crew were suspected of plundering HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse

Chinese PIRATES plunder 10 shipwrecks carrying remains of UK's Second World War heroesTen British ships sunk during Second World War and designated as war graves have been plundered for scrap metal by Chinese pirates, the Mail has foundVessels providing afinal resting place for more than 1,000 sailors have been hitDefence Secretary Gavin Williamson has demanded an immediate investigationTen British ships sunk during the Second World War and designated as war graves have been plundered for scrap metal by Chinese pirates, an investigation by The Mail on Sunday has found.Vessels that provide the final resting place for more than 1,000 sailors have been smashed to pieces and looted by greedy salvagers. Last night Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson demanded an immediate investigation. The UK Government absolutely condemns the unauthorized disturbance of any wreck containing human remains, and always has done, He said.A military wreck should remain undisturbed and those who lost their lives on board should be allowed to rest in peace.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6074441/British-war-graves-desecrated-Chinese-pirates-plundering-Second-World-War-shipwrecks.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great seeing the Chinese influence here n Oz. Went to a dinner in Sydney a few months ago and all the Aussie girls were wearing Chinese dresses, including my wife. The food was great.

 

The Cheongsam, a lovely Chinese dress, they also make them for men as well. 

Was she the folically challenged person in the pink shirt on the far right 

Ray, I have one of these, bought on my last trip to China. Will let you borrow it any time you like.

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The male version is called a changshan :)

Careful. A young white Australian girl wore one to her year 12 formal last year and was bullied for 'cultural appropriation'!

These dresses were in fashion in the 50s and 60s

Worrying news Celia. 

China has long been working to being the ultimate super power - maybe more but with their  huge populaton enjoying our jobs mainly thanks to lefties signing up to lowering the Tariffs - well Hawke and Keating's Labor governements did the dirty deed.

And why we no longer have a car industry today.

At Least Trump is trying to restore the jobs back to America.

As should we. Bring jobs back home here.

Yes Val, I also do not like this Island they have manufactured in the South China Sea.

They seem to be stock piling the iron ore they purched from us too.   

The Chinese have no need for weapons of war. They can just rock up and buy whatever they want! And they are doing just that not only in Australia but across the world.

Yes KSS, that is what is happening here is Aussie too -- there are BILLIONS of them and they will take over and they are the cruelest race and have no thought for anything but MONEY

The Chinese have banned the new Winnie the Pooh movie. Wonder why? Any suggestions anyone?

Aaah ... the ramifications of pointing out certain resemblances LOL.

hahaha, gotta say there is a marked resemblance. Cute though and much better than Tony the tea lady, LOL

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Go easy on Tony bro, if you had his big ears you'd want to cover them too, haha

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Lets wish them luck on this one, very sad situation to be in.

Twin brothers were made to draw lots in their hospital bed in Chongqing, China. The tiny siblings were diagnosed with a rare immune disease and their parents could only save one 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6078483/Sick-twin-brothers-draw-lots-decide-treated.html?ito=email_share_article-image-share  

A desperate Chinese couple were forced to get their sick twin sons to draw lots to decide which one they would save because they couldn't afford to treat both. 

The 10-month-old siblings were both diagnosed with a rare immune disease called CGD and are not expected to live past the age of two, according to a newspaper.

The couple were told by doctors that each of their babies would need a transplant to survive, and the two operations could cost an astronomical one million yuan (£114,000).

And that was when the devastated family resorted to the extreme measure to decide which of their son they would keep with two paper slips.

Twin brothers  were made to draw lots in their hospital bed in Chongqing, China. The tiny siblings were diagnosed with a rare immune disease and their parents could only save one

Twin brothers were made to draw lots in their hospital bed in Chongqing, China.

The tiny siblings were diagnosed with a rare immune disease and their parents could only save one.

Qiu Boqin and his wife Deng Baoling made the desperate decision after doctors told them that the cost of the two operations for the twins could be around one million yuan (£114,000)

Qiu Boqin and his wife Deng Baoling made the desperate decision after doctors told them that the cost of the  two operations for the twins could be around one million yuan (£114,000) 

Their arrival brought much happiness to their father Qiu Boqin and their mother Deng Baoling, as well as their grandparents who are farmers.

WHAT IS CGD? 

Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) is diagnosed in one in 500,000 people every year.

In the United States, the condition affects about 20 newborns each year.

These babies' immune systems can fight of viral infections like the flu, but are nearly helpless against fungi and some bacteria.

If a dangerous pathogen does find its way into either boy's body, their weak immune cells rush to attack it.

Because the cells will not be able to eliminate the infection, they will simply gather at its site, forming a hard lump called a granuloma.

If either 'Healthy' or 'Happy' got a severe infection in their bones or skin, it could lead to dangerous abscesses in internal organs such as the lungs, liver and brain.

The disease can be cured with a bone marrow transplant, but the process is complicated and it can be difficult to find a donor who is a perfect match.

 

However, the family's life was turned upside down just one month after the birth of the twins. 

According to the report, one night last November, the elder brother 'Healthy' suddenly experienced difficulties in breathing and was rushed to the hospital. 

As 'Healthy' was in intensive care, his younger brother 'Happy' - who was staying at home with their grandmother - experienced the same symptoms. 'Happy' was taken to the same hospital. 

The two brothers stayed in the intensive care unit for nine days before being transferred to an ordinary ward. Both of them were diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). 

CGD is an inherited primary immunodeficiency disease (PIDD), which means part of the body's immune system is missing or functions improperly. 

The condition increases the body's susceptibility to infections caused by certain bacteria and fungi. It is diagnosed in one in 500,000 people every year.

Due to their condition, even a mild infection curable with antibiotics in healthy people could kill 'Healthy' and 'Happy'. 

 

The boys, nicknamed 'Healthy' and 'Happy' were born last October in Shaoguan, China

Mr Qiu and Ms Deng were told by doctors that the two boys would have to undergo a transplant each in order to live past the age of two.  

The couple immediately contacted the China Marrow Donor Program under the Red Cross Society, which manages the recruitment of unrelated hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) donors.

In February, Mr Qiu and Ms Deng transferred their twins to a hospital in Chongqing, which is renowned for treating CGD while waiting to hear about the result of the donors.

Although CGD can be cured with a bone marrow transplant, the process is complicated and it can be difficult to find a donor who is a perfect match. 

The China Marrow Donor Program informed the couple that they had found matching donors who were willing to help their children.

But the couple were once again thrown into despair when doctors told them the medical bills for each transplant could amount to some 500,000 yuan (£57,000).

It is claimed that the couple did so when the twin's grandmother went out so that she couldn't oppose to the idea. The elder brother got the paper saying 'keep'.

But when their grandmother returned and saw 'Healthy' holding the lot, she was furious and scolded the couple, who knelt in front of her and their sons to apologise.  

The grandmother insisted the family should find all possible ways to save both twins. 

Fortunately, the China Charities Aid Foundation for Children has learned about the twins' illness and reach out to the family.

'God didn't give up on my twins,' Their father Mr Qiu was quoted saying by Shaoguan Daily.

'Volunteers from the China Charities Aid Foundation for Children have verified our situation from the hospital and started a fund-raising campaign on the Internet. The donors have also agreed to undergo the transplant soon,' Mr Qiu added. 

According to the fund-raising page by the Foundation, the project aims to raise 900,000 yuan (£102,000) for 'Healthy' and 'Happy'. The funds will be used on the twins' treatment as well as their life necessities during the process.

The campaign has raised 753,052 yuan (£86,000) from 23,352 people as of writing. 

Could this be the end of Bunnings? How Chinese-owned Alibaba could 'overthrow the hardware giant and other major stores' - as it becomes one of Australia's fastest growing retailers

Chinese-owned Alibaba could overthrow Bunnings

Chinese retailer Alibaba could wipe out Australia's Bunnings as it becomes one of the fastest growing retailers in the country, according to millionaire businessman Dick Smith.  The founder of Dick Smith electronics said that while he expects the Chinese giant to be hugely successful it will be bad news for Australian-owned retailers, including the hardware store.  Smith said that the rise of such online stores would prompt customers to go into shops like Bunnings before going home to order the goods.

If people do the right thing and BUY AUSSIE please support Australia

Bunnings already sell a high proportion of Chinese products don't they Plan B?

Behave yourselves.

Imperial ‘Yangcai Crane and Deer Ruyi Vase’Sold for $25millon dollars!  It was found in a shoe box in an attic in France!  It fetched 20 times more than it was expected.  What a find.  The vase bears a mark of the Qianlong Emperor who ruled China from 1736 to 1796.

 

Deadly bird flu could spread worldwide because China is refusing to share samples of the virus with the UK or US to help vaccine production

Health authorities in China have ignored a request from the UK Government for a sample of the H7N9 bird flu virus which has already killed over 600 people, and experts warn it could cause a pandemic.

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