January 18, 2021
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China Coal Mine Accident Toll Climbs To 23

republicworld– The death toll due to a carbon monoxide leak inside a coal mine in southwest China has gone up to 23, while one person has been rescued, officials said on Sunday. The accident took place at around 5 pm (local time) on Friday at the closed Diaoshuidong colliery in Yongchuan district of Chongqing Municipality. […]
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China says probe sent to retrieve lunar rocks lands on moon

channelnewsasia– BEIJING: A Chinese robot probe sent to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s landed on the moon on Tuesday (Dec 1), the government announced, adding to a string of increasingly bold space missions by Beijing. The Chang’e 5 probe “successfully landed” at its planned site, state TV and […]