Masks … and … – “made in China”

What a coincidence?   Many companies in China, including underwear and ship makers, have transformed their businesses to cater to the rising demand for masks amid the coronavirus epidemic. Now, a new participant has joined the list: China's leading new energy vehicle manufacturer BYD.   In BYD's Baolong industrial garden in the southern metropolis of Shenzhen, Guangdong… Continue reading Masks … and … – “made in China”

Repatriation of South Africans from Wuhan, Hubei, China

  Cyril Ramaphosa has directed the repatriation of South African citizens from Wuhan city in Hubei province, China. Cabinet has decided on this course of action after due consideration of the circumstances, and following several requests from the families of South Africans in the city.   Daar sal 'n poging van die regering aangewend word om… Continue reading Repatriation of South Africans from Wuhan, Hubei, China

Limpopo – China project – Energy Metallurgical Base

China kon nie wag om so groot hap uit die land te verkry nie - dit het net te maklik gebeur, en mens kan nie anders as om te wonder wat is in ruil hiervoor - ryk neerslae minerale kom hier voor?   Dit wil voorkom of die Chinese basies op die grens tussen Suid-Afrika en… Continue reading Limpopo – China project – Energy Metallurgical Base

Report warned of Coronavirus

  A-year-old report had warned China of a potential coronavirus outbreak. In the report, Chinese scientists called for urgent countermeasures to stop such an outbreak. Our Eum Ji-young has more. It turns out a Chinese research team warned the medical world last year of the potential for the outbreak of coronaviruses from bats. * Bat… Continue reading Report warned of Coronavirus

The Spy …

  A Chinese spy has risked his life to defect to Australia and is now offering a trove of unprecedented inside intelligence on how China conducts its interference operations abroad.   Wang “William” Liqiang is the first Chinese operative to ever blow his cover. He has revealed the identities of China’s senior military intelligence officers in… Continue reading The Spy …

Coronavirus – China (2019-nCoV)

It is reported on 22 January 2020 that the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, officially called 2019-nCoV, has killed 17 people and infected at least 554 others in China as of Wednesday. The US confirmed its first case, a man in his 30s in Washington state who had visited China.    Scientists are still scrambling to fully understand… Continue reading Coronavirus – China (2019-nCoV)

Mt Weld Central Lanthanide Deposit

  The Mt Weld Central Lanthanide Deposit (CLD) is one of the highest grade rare earth deposits in the world. Mt Weld also hosts the undeveloped Duncan (rare earth), Crown (niobium, tantalum, titanium, rare earths, zirconium) and Swan (phosphate) deposits.  Lynas processes the CLD ore at the Mt Weld Concentration Plant to produce a rare earth… Continue reading Mt Weld Central Lanthanide Deposit

Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa

The Russian Navy is sending its Slava class missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov (055), accompanied by the Project Sliva class rescue tug SB-406 and tanker Vyazma. These vessels left the port of Malabo in Equatorial Guinea on 11 November as part of their long-distance voyage, having departed the Northern Fleet’s main naval base of Severomorsk on… Continue reading Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa