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China aims to become a leading force in scientific research and applications, fuelled by vast infusions of cash and a rapidly growing technical workforce. Shortcuts: Chinese space program , images of pollution in China , e-waste pollution, hydric pollution, Chinese ghost towns , China urban villages , most polluted cities in China.

Chinese industrial revolution
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Evolving of the Chinese Industrial Revolution

Extreme pollution conditions make China rethink its socio-economic political view.

Some thoughts on the topic by TestTube News. Air pollution has become a major issue in China, and poses a threat to Chinese public health. The immense growth of the People’s Republic of China since the 1980s has resulted in increased soil pollution.

As China’s waste production increases, insufficient efforts to develop capable recycling systems have been attributed to a lack of environmental awareness. In 2011, China produced 2.3 million tons of electronic waste. In 1997, the World Bank issued a report targeting China’s policy towards industrial pollution. The report stated that “hundreds of thousands of premature deaths and incidents of serious respiratory illness have been caused by exposure to industrial air pollution. [Wikipedia]

Evolving of the Chinese Industrial Revolution

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Future Megaprojects of China
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Future Megaprojects of China

Megaprojects are extremely large-scale investment projects.

China is developing incredibly fast and has accomplished lots of enormous engineering achievements.

Megaprojects of China
Propaganda Games in China - Sesame Credit
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Propaganda Games in China – Sesame Credit

Sesame Credit

Sesame credit – The Chinese dystopian credit system to rate each citizen’s trustworthiness.

By 2020, everybody in China will be enlisted in a wide national database that gathers financial and government data, including minor petty criminal offenses, and distils it into a solitary number positioning every native.

Sesame Credit is an online service that uses residents online networking postings, their purchases and even their companions to allot a score to every individual that effects their lives.

In Extra Credits’ most recent video, they examine this very thing.

As their essential illustration, they utilize Sesame Credit, a product created by Tencent in a joint effort with the Chinese Government.

A standout amongst the most prominent tasks is by Sesame Credit, the financial wing of Alibaba.

With 400 million clients, Alibaba is the world’s greatest web shopping site. It’s utilizing its exceptional database of purchaser data to arrange “social credit” scores for every citizen.

Clients are urged to parade their great financial assessments to companions, and even potential mates.

China’s greatest matchmaking service, Baihe, has collaborated with Sesame to advance customers with great credit score, giving them noticeable spots on the organization’s site.

Source: BBC , Youtube

unit 731 images
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Rare images of the infamous Japanese experiment unit 731 in China – Second Part – Graphic content

Unit 731 (731部隊) led by Japanese microbiologist Shiro Ishii, was a covert biological warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook … Read more

X-ray glasses
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X-ray glasses strike back from China

Do you remember the weird ads from the 70s cheap comics promoting X-ray glasses to see through clothes and walls? The most desired gadget by … Read more

lost-cities-Ghost Town in China
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Lost cities, Temporary Ghost Town in China

Night images of a district in Kunming, Yunnan, about to be destroyed. In Kunming, as in many other Chinese cities, we are witnessing the demolition … Read more