SpaceX has previously launched to orbit more than 800 satellites of the several thousand needed to offer broadband internet globally, a $10 billion investment it estimates could generate $30 billion annually to help fund Musk`s interplanetary rocket program, called Starship. … [Read more...] about Need a lift? Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches ‘Uber’ for Cosmic travel
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China’s coronavirus vaccines were supposed to deliver a geopolitical win that showcased the country’s scientific prowess and generosity. Instead, in some places, they have set off a backlash.Officials in Brazil and Turkey have complained that Chinese companies have been slow to ship the doses and ingredients. Disclosures about the Chinese vaccines have been slow and spotty. The few announcements that have trickled out suggest that China’s vaccines, while considered effective, cannot stop the virus as well as those developed by Pfizer and Moderna, the American drugmakers.In the Philippines, some lawmakers have criticized the government’s decision to buy a vaccine made by a Chinese company, Sinovac. Officials in Malaysia and Singapore, which both ordered doses from Sinovac, have had to reassure their citizens that they would approve a vaccine only if it had been proved safe and effective.“Right now, I would not take any Chinese vaccine because there’s … [Read more...] about China wanted to show off its vaccines. It’s backfiring
Starting from Tuesday, incoming air passengers are required to get a viral test within the three days before their flight to the United States, and provide written documentation of their laboratory test results to the airline or provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. … [Read more...] about U.S. confirms first case of COVID-19 variant discovered in Brazil
Indeed, not one but dozens of different vaccines have been developed in several countries. Many of them have been approved by the regulatory authorities in an unprecedentedly short time. Preliminary test results show that they are highly effective. However, many now agree that the emergence of effective disease control agents is only one element required to control the disease. … [Read more...] about What challenges await humanity in its fight against the pandemic in 2021?
He cited the latest survey by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China as saying that 62 percent of EU companies in China are willing to increase their investment. A report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development also showed that the global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to China had risen by 4 percent in 2020, making the country the world's largest FDI recipient. … [Read more...] about China’s opening-up to bring more opportunities to foreign firms: foreign ministry