Asia

More bad news for Apple. China launched the national 5G network

The employees of the American IT giant are not in a good mood. The bad news came from over the Pacific. China launched the 5G network on November 1. The news of the launch of the Chinese 5G network is truly landmark for both Apple and the entire wireless communications sector. On Wednesday, October 30, the Wall Street Journal wrote that China’s deputy minister of economy and information technology, Chen Zhaoxiong, announced at a conference in Beijing that the three main telecom operators in China: China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom will begin selling 5G services to 50 the

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Mobile execution van right to your doorstep

The first batch of “death vans” – buses for carrying out executions right at the place where the “customer” resides was released in China. Jinguan Group, a Chinese manufacturer of armored and special vehicles, has launched the first batch of “death vans” – buses to carry out executions “on a visit to the client.” So far, 40 such buses have been produced; they cost from 30,000 to 75,000 dollars. Execution will be made by lethal injection. The procedure will be monitored and broadcasted by specialists. “Prisons on wheels” will be able to arrive in areas where lethal injections (the so-called

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Yemen drone strikes causing massive fires at Saudi oil facilities affect world oil prices

A group of Yemeni drones carried out a drone airstrike at two oil facilities of the state-owned Saudi oil giant Aramco, causing massive fires. A spokesperson for the Saudi Ministry of the Interior said in a statement that two targets were attacked: Aramco’s powerful oil and gas facility in Abkaik and Khurais’s oil reservoir. The source of the attacks was deliberately hidden in the Saudi statement, but later the Yemeni Huti movement claimed responsibility for the attacks, which was announced on Al Masirah TV channel. The official representative of the Yemeni movement, General Yahya Sare, said that 10 drones participated

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Why do the Qatari authorities paint the asphalt blue?

There are many strange things in the world, a large part of which is done by the authorities. In some cases, it goes beyond any reasonable boundaries, while in others they turn out to be really useful. For example, in Qatar, asphalt is painted in blue. It’s time to find out why this is done and whether it really makes sense to spend the paint on such things. The decision to paint the asphalt in blue is an experiment, the results of which can be useful for all the major cities of the world, which in the summertime languish from

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