London, UK (Ecuador embassy), October 19 — It appears that Julian Assange has been cut off from internet access by the Ecuadorian embassy that is supporting his asylum. Citing inciting political election unrest in the USA via troubling Hillary Clinton campaign emails. Read full article at the Washington Post. Our…

US, September 9 — Volkswagen engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty to US federal charges to conspiracy. Allegedly Mr. Liang helped develop the emissions defeat device for the Jetta cars in 2006 while working at VW’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, reports Deutsche Welle (DW).   Read the full article…

Tianjin, August 26 — China’s LM-5 largest carrier rocket (Long March-5) has departed Tianjin Port heading to the launch base in southern Hainan. The rocket is scheduled for maiden flight later this year, reports Xinhuanet. The large carrier rocket has a payload of 25 tonnes in low orbit and…

Moscow, August 25 — Russian Federation gun maker Kalshnikov expected to bring out latest weapons to the Army-2016 international show early next month, reports TASS. The newest sniper rifles SVK and VVS-338 are expected to be shown off. Also expected to be shown off new Lebedev 9x19mm handgun and…

Beijing, August 25 — Within five years China is determined to improve the quality of consumer goods. The new guidelines for standards and quality for 2016-2020 has been approved by appropriate Chinese authorities, reports Xinhuanet. By improving the consumer goods sector, we will force the upgrading of equipment manufacturing,…

Beijing, August 23 — Within five years China is planning to send its latest probe/rover to Mars. The difficulties associated with such a mission are considerable as expected, “the challenges we face are unprecedented” says Zhang Rongqiao, chief architect of the Mars mission. Mars rover Curiosity has been on Mars…