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New App brings Chinese cinema to new Audiences

New app brings Chinese cinema to new audiences

A new mobile app is bringing a long list of Chinese cinema and TV productions to the American audience. It’s called “Smart Cinema U.S.A.” And it’s being launched on the sidelines of the Chinese American Film and TV Festival going on in Los Angeles.

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Police in Bolivia desert posts, join demonstrations

Police in Bolivia leave posts, join demonstrations

Police guarding the presidential palace in Bolivia have abandoned their posts, in the latest blow to President Evo Morales as he tries to calm weeks of unrest. At least 3 people have been killed in protests focused on allegations of fraud in the October 20th […]

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Climate change becomes more politicized in U.S.

Climate change becomes more politicized in US

When it comes to climate change the United States often seems to be going solo. It’s the only nation to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. U-S greenhouse gas emissions are rising. And the government is rolling back environmental regulations. Climate change is a polarizing issue in the United States.

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China and Brazil beef up trade

China recently cleared 25 more meatpacking plants in Brazil to export to the Asian nation. Included are facilities processing beef, chicken, pork and even one for donkeys, with the full list now totaling 89 plants.

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Chile’s protesters call for a new constitution

Chile’s protesters call for a new constitution

The unrest in Chile started over a metro price increase. It has evolved into the country’s largest display of social discontent in decades. President Sebastian Pinera faces the lowest approval ratings of any Chilean president since 1990. And protesters are calling for a new constitution.

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Cuba hoping to expand its high-tech trade in China

China is one of Cuba’s largest trading partners. And, their bilateral trade relations have been growing over the years to include more sharing of modern technologies. One firm, BioCubaFarma, is hoping to expand its cutting edge technology in China

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