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Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

China has been utilising powerful supercomputers that can scan the country’s entire population in 1 second. And the Chinese government has been putting it to good use too. Over the last two years, the system has been used to arrest 2,000 people. Local police have already been using the technology to track people’s movements, friends, and even try to predict[Read More...]

Pham Duc Duy has turned his life around after practicing Falong Gong

Former drug addict says Falong Gong helped him kick his addiction

We have all made bad choices at some point in our lives. But for some of us, those choices have the ability to completely destroy our lives. Drug addiction is one such choice. Becoming hooked to drugs is bad news for anybody that adopts that habit. The good news is that it is possible to change. For one man in[Read More...]

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korea has been hit with UN sanctions, after its sixth and largest nuclear missile test. These new sanctions restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – methods aimed at depriving North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. The US originally wanted to introduce tougher penalties on the the nation, including a total ban on oil imports.[Read More...]

Another tragedy in the air

Another tragedy in the air

The world woke up today to learn of another plane disappearance. It seems uncannily similar to that of Malaysian airlines MH370 Boeing earlier this year. Conspiracy theories are rife at the moment. There are some who believe it could be aliens that have abducted the two aircrafts, while others have other theories, as governments entice people away from the truth.[Read More...]

GlaxoSmithKline has been fined $488.8 million (3 billion Yuan) by the Chinese government for bribery

GlaxoSmithKline fined by Chinese govt after bribing doctors

The pharmaceutical corporation GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)has been fined $488.8 million (3 billion Yuan) by the Chinese government for attempting to bribe doctors and hospitals in the country to use its products. State news agency Xinhua claimed that after the  ”massive bribery network” was uncovered, five former employees were sentenced to two to four years in jail, but ordered deported instead of[Read More...]