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‘Diablo Immortal’ game postponed to release in China by NetEase

It seems like NetEase is in trouble. Following the blocking of one of its social media accounts for allegedly making a politically sensitive comment, the Chinese gaming company postponed the release of a hotly anticipated video game in mainland China this week. An announcement on NetEase’s (NTES) Chinese website on Sunday stated that the release…

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Airbnb is shutting down its domestic business in China, according to sources

According to two sources familiar with the matter, Airbnb is shutting down its domestic business in China. Employees across the country will be informed as early as Tuesday morning in Beijing, according to the business. By the summer, all mainland Chinese listings, including residences and experiences, will be removed. Airbnb began operating in mainland China…

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Around 2025, China plans to execute an asteroid deflection test

As part of plans for a planet defence system, China will conduct a kinetic impactor test to modify the orbit of a potentially dangerous asteroid. According to Wu Yanhua, deputy head of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), China is formulating a planetary defence plan and would conduct technical studies and research into developing technologies…

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China will allow foreign ownership of passenger car manufacturing

Beginning January 1, 2022, Chinese authorities will allow complete foreign ownership of passenger car manufacturing in the country. The Ministry of Commerce and the National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s primary economic planning agency, issued a joint statement on Monday. The report was one of the government’s quarterly updates on industries that are off-limits…

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China’s Yutu 2 rover discovers a cube-shaped ‘mystery hut’ on the moon’s far side

While traversing Von Kármán crater on the far side of the moon, China’s Yutu 2 rover observed a mysterious object on the horizon. According to a Yutu 2 diary published by Our Space, a Chinese language science outreach channel affiliated with the China National Space Administration, Yutu 2 spotted a cube-shaped object on the horizon…

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