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South Korea tests Drone taxi capable of carrying two people
Science & Technology

South Korea tests Drone taxi capable of carrying two people

South Korea is investing around 24.5 billion won ($22 million) to develop the so-called K-Drone System by 2022 A demonstration and a test-run of a drone taxi, capable of carrying two people, was organised by South Korea’s transport ministry and Seoul City conducted in Seoul on Wednesday. South Korea has been working to move towards […]

Jack Ma’s world’s largest IPO was scuttled personally by Chinese President Xi Jinping: Report
Asia, World

Jack Ma’s world’s largest IPO was scuttled personally by Chinese President Xi Jinping: Report

A WSJ report says that the Chinese President took the decision to stop Ant groups IPO after Jack Ma criticised the country’s financial watchdogs and Communist Party’s handling of the economy. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday reported that China’s President Xi Jinping personally made the decision to halt the initial public offering of Ant […]

COVID19 – France overtakes Russia as worst affected country in Europe
Europe, World

COVID19 – France overtakes Russia as worst affected country in Europe

France is now the worst coronavirus affected country in Europe, overtaking Russia. The country reported 35,879 new cases on Wednesday, taking the national total to 1,865,538. The country is almost two weeks into a new lockdown. International aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it is recruiting emergency help for nursing homes in France to […]

China’s strike on Democracy in Hong Kong – City’s pro-Democracy legislators resign in protest
Asia, World

China’s strike on Democracy in Hong Kong – City’s pro-Democracy legislators resign in protest

In a major jolt to China’s machinations in the island nation, pro-democracy legislators of the Hong Kong parliament have tendered their resignations. They formally tendered their resignation on Thursday in protest against the dismissal of four of their colleagues. https://in.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-security/hong-kong-opposition-lawmakers-expected-to-formally-tender-resignations-in-protest-over-oustings-idUSKBN27S04P The dismissals came after China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee passed a resolution allowing Hong […]