Monthly Archives: October 2022

2022-10-31: News Headlines

____ (2022-10-31). Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva to begin third term in office. Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT) won a new term as Brazilian president on Sunday and will begin his third term in office since Jan. 1, 2023.

____ (2022-10-31). The War in Ukraine: Made in Washington Not Moscow. No American president would allow a potential adversary to deploy their nuclear missiles to sites along the Mexican-American border. The risks to national security would be far-too great. In fact, Washington would remove those missile sites through force-of-arms without batting an eye. We all know that. So, why isn't that same standard applied to Russia?>

K Ehlers, A Baerbock & L Obrecht (2022-10-31). In the eye of the typhoon, Hardened fronts & The Nuclear War Bluff. Nuclear war is a big bluff & the last means of the cult to enforce its Great Reset to control & decimate humanity. Now is the time to recognize this & not be fooled again by the dilettantes in the Western governments. The worldwide growing resistance will end all plans of the globalists & expose all deceptions. Those responsible will be exposed.Love remains when illusion & fear fall…

____ (2022-10-31). Russia halts participation in grain deal. Russia has suspended its participation in a landmark agreement that allowed grain exports from Ukraine, blaming drone attacks on Russian ships in Crimea.

____ (2022-10-31). 2,022 drones perform light show to mark university's 70th anniversary in Nanjing. A total of 2,022 drones perform light show to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 30, 2022.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Attack on Russian fleet threatens collapse of deal ensuring vital grain shipments. A Ukrainian drone attack on the Russian Black Sea fleet is the latest effort to provoke an escalation of the military conflict.

SouthFront5 (2022-10-31). In Video: Amazing Adventures Of Ukrainian Soldier Junkie.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-10-31). The growing chorus for peace in Ukraine. There is an alternative. We can and must resolve this conflict through peaceful diplomacy and negotiation, to end the killing and destruction and let the people of Ukraine live in peace.

WSWS (2022-10-31). The significance of the Democratic Socialists of America's call for US war against Russia until "Ukrainian victory" The DSA's endorsement of US imperialism's war against Russia in Ukraine is not a break with its history. On the contrary, it is the latest (and most dangerous) iteration of the organization's pro-imperialist political essence.

WorkWeek (2022-10-31). Railworkers Support Rally at Oakland &SA Dockers Strike with ILWU, No War in Ukraine. WorkWeek covers Railroad Workers Solidarity Rally At Port Of Oakland & SA Dockers Strike With ILWU, Oakland Rally Against War In Ukraine & The Life & Struggles of UFWA Founder Al Rojas…

____ (2022-10-31). Xi congratulates Russia-China Friendship Association on 65th founding anniversary. Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the Russia-China Friendship Association on its 65th anniversary.

____ (2022-10-31). China's steadfast economic growth in past decade boon to world.

____ (2022-10-31). Senior CPC official urges promotion of Party congress guiding principles. Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Cai Qi has urged efforts to effectively promote the guiding principles of the 20th National Congress of the CPC.

____ (2022-10-31). China's non-manufacturing PMI down in October. The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector came in at 48.7 in October, down from 50.6 in September, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). Nation's efforts help boost global growth. China's efforts to expand high-level opening up and its deepened involvement in forming multilateral rules for trade in services will bolster global economic growth and enrich its dual-circulation development paradigm, experts said.

____ (2022-10-31). Agriculture trade with U..S going strong. Agricultural trade between China and the U.S. is still strong, despite tensions between the two countries in other areas, Chinese and U.S. trade experts and business insiders at an agriculture food forum said.

____ (2022-10-31). China-based researchers develop rapid testing methods for monkeypox virus. Some China-based researchers have recently developed three rapid testing methods for monkeypox virus (MPXV) that can provide the result in 20 to 30 minutes and are significantly faster than the traditional quantitative real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) method.

____ (2022-10-31). Mandarin ducks enjoy winter in Guizhou. A flock of Mandarin ducks fly over the Diluo lake in Jiangkou County of Tongren City, southwest China's Guizhou Province. Migrant Mandarin ducks enjoy winter in Guizhou.

____ (2022-10-31). CRRC to build world longest subsea high-speed railway tunnel in E China's Zhejiang Province. The construction and operation contract of high-speed railway linking Ningbo and Zhoushan in East China's Zhejiang Province was finalized between China Railway Construction Corporation (CRRC) and local government of Zhejiang.

____ (2022-10-31). China's manufacturing PMI down in October. The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). China successfully launches space station lab module Mengtian.

____ (2022-10-31). Efforts urged to publicize spirit of Party congress. A senior Party official said on Sunday that efforts should be made to publicize the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to build consensus and unity in action for building a modern socialist country in all respects.

____ (2022-10-31). China's Mengtian space station lab module ready for launch. The combination of China's space station lab module Mengtian and a Long March 5B Y4 carrier rocket is ready for launch on the launch tower at the Wenchang Space Launch Site, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 30, 2022.

____ (2022-10-31). China sends lab module Mengtian into space. Mengtian, the second lab module of China's space station, was successfully launched into space in Hainan on Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). Legal revision to better fortify women's rights. Women will be given stronger protection and support in more aspects, including in employment and within their own families, thanks to a newly amended law adopted by China's top legislature.

____ (2022-10-31). Regulation on tutoring institutions to remain for all-around development. China will not slow its efforts to regulate academic tutoring and will impose heavy fines on tutoring institutions that violate the rules, Minister of Education Huai Jinpeng said on Friday.

____ (2022-10-31). Over 4,000 complete artifacts unearthed from 6 new Sanxingdui sacrificial pits. A total of 15,109 artifacts, of which 4,060 are intact, have been unearthed from the six new sacrificial pits of Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China's Sichuan, said Lei Yu, curator of the Sanxingdui Museum, on Saturday at a seminar.

____ (2022-10-31). China to launch space station lab module Mengtian Monday afternoon. China will launch space station lab module Mengtian Monday afternoon from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on the coast of the southern island province of Hainan, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

____ (2022-10-31). China harvests more than 90% autumn grain. China has harvested 1.176 billion mu (133 million hectares) of autumn grain, roughly more than 90 percent of all autumn crops, official data showed on Sunday, a signal of another full-year bumper harvest despite unprecedented summer drought hitting the southern part of the country.

____ (2022-10-31). Structural transformation gives rise to development. China's structural transformation, which takes the economic transition as the mainstay, will lay a solid foundation for the country's high-quality development and inject strong impetus into global economic growth.

____ (2022-10-31). China launches space station lab module Mengtian. China successfully launched its space station lab module Mengtian atop a Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan province at 3: 37 p.m.on Monday (Beijing Time).

____ (2022-10-31). World's largest stand-alone duty-free store opens in China. Haikou International Duty-Free City Shopping Complex, the world's largest stand-alone duty-free store, opened in South China's Hainan Province on Friday, marking another signature project in the province.

____ (2022-10-31). Tesla to debut two new models at CIIE. Electric-car giant Tesla will bring its Model S Plaid and S3XY to the 5th China International Import Expo, the company said on its Weibo account on Monday.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-10-31). Virtuous hypocrisy: The Socceroos and the Qatar World Cup. The kicking of the first ball in Qatar will induce a collective sporting amnesia for which the Socceroos will be complicit, argues Binoy Kampmark.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-31). Nueva masacre en Colombia tras el asesinato de cuatro personas. La ejecución se registró en el municipio de Cartago, departamento Valle del Cauca, a la altura del sector Piedras de Moler en la vía que comunica con el municipio de Alcalá.

Olivia Rosane (2022-10-31). EPA gives school districts across U.S. nearly $1 billion to buy clean school buses. "It doesn't make sense to send our kids to school on buses that create brain-harming, lung-harming, cancer-causing, climate-harming pollution‚Ä≥…

Kate Simpson (2022-10-31). Reclaim the Night: 'Everyone has the right to be free from violence'. The Illawarra community gathered at Lysaght Park for the annual Reclaim the Night protest to demand the right to be free from violence. Kate Simpson reports.

____ (2022-10-31). S.Korea, U.S. kick off joint air drills. South Korea and the United States kicked off their large-scale joint air drills on Monday, involving about 240 warplanes, according to the South Korean air force.

Theodore L Catt (2022-10-31). Building community with food, not bombs. Food Not Bombs Newcastle is building community by providing warm vegan meals for locals. Theodore L Catt reports.

Staff (2022-10-31). Mass mobilization for the liberation of Georges Abdallah marches to the prison gates. On Saturday, 22 October, over 1,000 people marched to Lannemezan prison to demand the immediate release of Georges Abdallah, the imprisoned Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine imprisoned in France since 1984. This mass demonstration, the 12th annual march, was a great success that followed extensive work by many organizations, collectives, campaigns, associations, unions and …

Stop Camp Grayling (2022-10-31). #StopCampGrayling Protesters Hang Banner, Light Fireworks at DNR Director's Home. The following action report was originally published by Stop Camp Grayling on social media. For more background on this struggle, see this zine here. Forest defenders descended on Department of Natural Resources (DNR) director Dan Eichenger's home last week to demand he reject the land-use agreement with the Michigan National Guard, which would double the…

Party for Socialism, Liberation, Bay Area (2022-10-31). San Francisco: Vote 'Yes' on Props M, O and H! The Party for Socialism and Liberation – Bay Area is endorsing Propositions M, O and H, on the People First San Francisco campaign put forth by Democratic Socialists of America San Francisco.

____ (2022-10-31). Swiss breaks Guinness World Record for world's longest narrow gauge passenger train. The world's longest narrow gauge passenger train of Swiss Rhaetian Railway has entered the Guinness Book of Records.

____ (2022-10-31). Death toll in India's bridge collapse rises to 132. Death toll in a pedestrian bridge collapse in the western Indian state of Gujarat Monday rose to 132, local media reports quoted officials as saying.

____ (2022-10-31). Leaves changing colors bring unique autumn scenery to forest. Aerial view shows the unique autumn scenery in Shanwangping Karst National Ecological Park in Chongqing. The leaves of the dawn redwood trees turned orange and red, while the Japanese cedar remained green, splitting the forest into two pallets of color.

____ (2022-10-31). Protecting night sky on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.

San Francisco Public Library (2022-10-31). Saturday 12/17: Author: Rage of Innocence by Kristin Henning and Reginald Dwayne Betts. [ONLINE] San Francisco Main Library…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-10-31). Protest Opposes Expanded US/UN Military Intervention in Haiti. US, Canada, France and even the UN have brought oppression and disease to Haiti…

WSWS (2022-10-31). Elon Musk tweets right-wing conspiracy theory about violent assault on Paul Pelosi. Musk's tweet included a link to an article published by the Santa Monica Observer, a right-wing news site with a history of posting misinformation.

Jim McIlroy (2022-10-31). Medicare problems point to systematic underfunding, corporatisation. The controversy over a recent investigation into alleged fraud in the Medicare system points to system failures resulting from chronic under-funding. Jim McIlroy reports.

Climate Creative (2022-10-31). Friday 11/4: The Climate Gallery Launch: An Interactive Night For Art and Environment. CounterPulse 80 Turk Street San Francisco, CA 94102…

Jim McIlroy (2022-10-31). End the blockade of Cuba, protesters demand. Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.

California Democratic Party (2022-10-31). Monday 10/31: Prop 1 Rally at USF. On top of Lone Mountain at University of San Francisco!

____ (2022-10-31). Production at Foxconn hit by COVID-19. Authorities in Zhengzhou, Henan province — home to a mammoth electronics manufacturing factory recently affected by COVID-19 infections in the city — said on Sunday that efforts have been stepped up to facilitate the return trips of plant workers to their hometowns.

____ (2022-10-31). Shanghai to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 % in 2025. By 2025, Shanghai will reduce its energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 percent compared with 2020, said the Shanghai Municipal Government on Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). Shanghai to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14% in 2025. By 2025, Shanghai will reduce its energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 percent compared with 2020, said the Shanghai Municipal Government on Monday.

Steve Taylor (2022-10-31). Offloading climate responsibility on the victims of climate change. Ahead of the COP27 climate meeting in Egypt, Breaking Green podcast spoke to Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey. (2022-10-31). Imperial researcher to embark on cross-Atlantic rowing challenge. Rufus Mitchell-Heggs, a PhD student in the Department of Bioengineering, is part of a team planning to row the Atlantic for charity.

____ (2022-10-31). Mainland vet experts set to assist treatment of giant panda in Taiwan. The required applications for the experts have been completed and the facility is awaiting the finalized list of the expert team, as the beloved panda's brain tumor has been progressing rapidly since it was first diagnosed in September.

San Francisco Trans Film Festival (2022-10-31). Thursday 11/10: 25th Anniversary San Francisco Trans Film Festival. Z Space | 4 Florida St, | San Francisco, CA 94110…

____ (2022-10-31). Swiss railway company claims record for world's longest passenger train. The world's longest narrow gauge passenger train of Swiss Rhaetian Railway has entered the Guinness Book of Records.

Dave Ball (2022-10-31). Maritime Union of Australia: 150 years of internationalism and struggle. The Maritime Union of Australia has just marked the 150th anniversary of its formation. MUA Victoria deputy branch secretary Dave Ball discusses the union's internationalism and enduring militancy.

____ (2022-10-31). Death toll of stampede in Seoul rises to 154. The death toll of the stampede accident at Itaewon in Seoul during Halloween gatherings has risen to 154 as of 5: 30 p.m. on Sunday, according to Yonhap News Agency.

____ (2022-10-31). Mainland to further facilitate tourist travel to Macao SAR. Smart machines to issue travel endorsements for tourists going to the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) are scheduled to open across the mainland on Nov. 1 to facilitate mainland residents' travel to the SAR.

____ (2022-10-31). Xi sends condolences to S. Korean president over stampede in Seoul. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence Sunday to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol over a stampede in the South Korean capital Seoul, which caused heavy casualties.

Fight Back (2022-10-31). UT Austin students defend women's and LGBTQ rights. Austin, TX – On Thursday evening, October 29, a group of around ten students gathered on the University of Texas at Austin campus to rally for women's and LGBTQ rights. Led by the Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the rally focused on student demands of the UT Austin administration, calling on the university to provide free menstrual products and contraceptives in all campus bathrooms. Students are also demanding the university declare itself a sanctuary campus for trans youth in light of legislative attacks earlier this year against trans youth receiving gender-affirming care. | The protest include…

Jake Johnson (2022-10-31). Bolsonaro Yet to Concede as Progressives Worldwide Celebrate Lula's Win. "So far, Bolsonaro has not called me to recognize my victory, and I don't know if he will call or if he will recognize my victory," Lula told supporters Sunday night.

____ (2022-10-31). Chinese premier to host meeting of SCO council of heads of government of member states. The 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held via video link on Tuesday. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will host the meeting in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Monday. (2022-10-31). Two Imperial academics win ERC Advanced Grants for 'cutting-edge' research. Two Imperial academics have won European Research Council grants to accelerate their ground-breaking research into materials and chemical engineering.

Lucy Stock (2022-10-31). The Weekly Round-up: Kay's Law, emotional AI, and injunctions. In the news: Dominic Raab has returned to the role of Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Brandon Lewis stepped down from the role after days in office; he recently engraved his name on the foundation stone at London's Justice Quarter, where construction of a 'super court' began last week. On 25 …

Jake Johnson (2022-10-31). AIPAC Super PAC Throws in Against Progressive Democrat Summer Lee. "Seems like AIPAC and the GOP have the same agenda," responded one progressive campaigner.

____ (2022-10-31). UN chief saddened by loss of life in South Korea stampede. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was deeply saddened by Saturday's deadly stampede in the South Korean capital of Seoul, said his spokesman on Sunday.

Isaac Nellist (2022-10-31). Climate groups condemn police intimidation tactics. An alliance of climate action and environment groups have condemned the stepping up of police intimidation against activists in the lead up to IMARC. Isaac Nellist reports.

____ (2022-10-31). People mourn for victims of deadly stampede in South Korea. At least 154 people were killed. A 475-member investigation team has been set up for the Itaewon stampede, a scientific investigation team, a victim protection team and a special investigation team.

____ (2022-10-31). Vertical wall dancing performed at Lincoln Center in New York(1/4). Dancers from Bandaloop perform vertical wall dance on the facade of David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center during the open house weekend in New York City, New York, the United States, Oct. 29, 2022.

Jackie Kriz (2022-10-31). Environmental Jobs Alliance Geelong hosts inaugural dinner. Environmental Jobs Alliance Geelong (EJAG) celebrated its work with a dinner involving representatives from the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation unionists, community members and local businesses. Jackie Kriz reports.

The Associated Press (2022-10-31). 'Our Phoenix': Lula's Ups And Downs in Brazil Defy Belief. Four years ago, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's reputation and political future were in tatters. On Sunday, in yet another twist, Brazilian voters chose him by the narrowest of margins to once again lead the world's fourth-largest democracy.

Staff (2022-10-31). Liberan al preso más antiguo de la base naval de Guantánamo. Saifullah Paracha, de 75 años, fue trasladado al centro de detención en 2004 tras su captura en una operación del FBI en Tailandia. A Paracha, que en ese momento tenía 56 años, se le acusó de haberse reunido con Osama bin Laden y de haber ayudado a los orquestadores del 9/11 a "facilitar las transacciones financieras y la propaganda".

Staff (2022-10-31). Cubanos residentes en Canadá reclaman el cese del bloqueo. Los participantes en el XV Encuentro Nacional de Cubanos Residentes en Canadá condenaron el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero que por más de 60 años mantiene Estados Unidos contra la Isla. El encuentro se celebró de forma virtual y contó con la participación de miembros de las asociaciones de cubanos radicados en importantes ciudades como Ottawa, Montreal y Toronto.

Staff (2022-10-31). Minint informa sobre el rescate de posibles emigrantes ilegales en bahía de Villa Clara. En horas de la mañana este domingo 30 de octubre una unidad de superficie de Tropas Guardafronteras brindó asistencia a un grupo de 26 personas a bordo de una lancha rápida con matrícula de los Estados Unidos, que violó nuestras aguas territoriales y se encontraba inutilizada y a la deriva en la bahía de Nazábal, Encrucijada, Villa Clara.

Staff (2022-10-31). El equipo Búfalos de Orix se corona en béisbol de Japón. El venezolano José Osuna conectó este domingo un jonrón de tres carreras en cuatro visitas al plato, pero su esfuerzo fue insuficiente para evitar que los Búfalos de Orix derrotaran 5×4 a las Golondrinas de Yakult en el Estadio Meiji Jingu, de Tokio, para ganar la Serie de Japón 2022. El inicialista criollo se despidió de la final con un promedio ofensivo de .367.

Staff (2022-10-31). Una semana de acciones en Estados Unidos por Cuba, antes de la votación de la ONU. En antelación de la votación por la Resolución contra el Bloqueo en las Naciones Unidas, que va a marcar este 3 de noviembre otra aplastante derrota a los Estados Unidos por trigésima ocasión consecutiva, se han venido realizando actividades contra el bloqueo por diversos lugares de los Estados Unidos (a los que nos referimos aquí) y otros países alrededor del mundo.

Staff (2022-10-31). Reportan incendio en un edificio familiar en Centro Habana. El incendio ocurrió en la Calle Príncipe entre Hornos y Hospital en el apto 54 Alto. Según narran los vecinos el segundo piso está declarado inhabitable y el tercero se derrumbó hace varios años atrás. Las demás personas de la comunidad se encuentran protegidas.Los bomberos del comando 3, 15, 5 y 1 ya apagaron el fuego.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-31). Colapso de puente en India deja al menos 60 muertos. Cientos de personas cayeron a un río cuando el puente se derrumbó este domingo.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Reportan dos presos fallecidos en cárcel de Ecuador. Las autoridades ingresaron al lugar, procedieron al levantamiento de los cuerpos e iniciaron las investigaciones correspondientes.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Coronan a primer rey zulú en Durban, Sudáfrica. Los zulúes, que suponen entre 10 y 12 millones de personas, son la etnia más populosa de Sudáfrica…

Staff (2022-10-31). MW Urbanos, la app para montarse en las guaguas de La Habana (+ Video). Tras casi un mes de salir a la luz, MovilWeb Urbanos acumula unas 272 mil descargas en Apklis. La popular app no solo se distingue por ofrecer la posición en tiempo real de una parte de las rutas de La Habana, sino que incorpora otras funcionalidades poco conocidas. øCómo funciona la aplicación? øQué novedades traerán las próximas actualizaciones?

Staff (2022-10-31). Consolidar la unidad: Una meta insoslayable. Para que esa unidad sea verdadera y sólida, resistente ante los intentos imperialistas de dividirnos, debemos consolidarla sobre la base del respeto a los marcos históricos y las particularidades de cada país y proceso político.Consolidar la unidad del movimiento comunista y obrero internacional es una meta insoslayable.

TeleSUR -odr -YSM, JDO (2022-10-31). Elevan a 20 los muertos por consumo de alcohol metílico en Ecuador. En la provincia de Santo Domingo murieron 11 personas, entre ellos una mujer. En Esmeraldas perecieron nueve hombres.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM, JDO (2022-10-31). Confirman 11 muertos en estampida en estadio de Kinshasa, Congo. El Gobierno congolés aseguró que las personas murieron por asfixia y contusiones.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-31). Bolivia acusa a oposición de Santa Cruz de alentar la violencia. La ministra de la Presidencia de Bolivia, María Nela Prada, acusó a Fernando Camacho y Rómulo Calvo de alentar discurso de odio.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Organizaciones sociales marchan contra gobernador de Santa Cruz. El paro cívico, que va en su décimo día, ha generado pérdidas económicas en diferentes sectores del departamento en los llanos orientales de Bolivia.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-10-31). Oposición boliviana intenta tomar planta petrolera de Palmasola. Manifestantes afines al opositor y gobernador de Santa Cruz, Fernando Camacho, se enfrentaron a la policía.

TeleSUR -odr -YSM (2022-10-31). Reportan sismo de magnitud 5.2 cerca de Tonga, en el Pacífico. El movimiento telúrico ocurrió a 220 kilómetros al norte de Neiafu, la segunda ciudad más poblada del Reino de Tonga.

Steven Rosenfeld (2022-10-31). Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official. Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-10-31). Ascienden a 98 los muertos por tormenta Paeng en Filipinas. Las autoridades filipinas buscan a 63 personas desaparecidas y otras 105.000 permanecen evacuadas en lugares seguros.

____ (2022-10-30). Bionic bird drone developed by China's university makes breakthrough. "Yun Xiao," a flapping robot bird developed by Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) in northwest China, was capable of flying for upmost 123 minutes continuously at one time, which was confirmed by a professional institute, said the university on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-10-30). The New York Times asegura que Ucrania fue el autor de los ataques contra buques rusos en Sabastopol. Las Fuerzas Armadas de Ucrania lanzaron el ataque con drones de este sábado contra los buques rusos de la Flota del mar de Negro, que se encontraban en el puerto de la ciudad de Sebastopol (Crimea), asegura el diario estadounidense The New York Times.

____ (2022-10-30). Russia's Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft successfully docks with ISS. Russia's Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) early Friday, the website of Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos reported.

____ (2022-10-30). China to redouble efforts to develop digital economy. China will redouble its efforts to develop the digital economy, the State Council said in a report submitted to the ongoing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee for review Friday.

____ (2022-10-30). World's largest duty-free store opens in Hainan. Haikou International Duty Free City Shopping Complex, the world's largest stand-alone duty-free store opened in South China's Hainan Province on Friday.

____ (2022-10-30). China's Type 075 amphibious assault ships 'can form task groups with aircraft carriers, landing ships'. The Type 075 amphibious assault ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy can reportedly form task forces by joining up with aircraft carriers, amphibious landing ships and other warships, which experts believed can enhance their amphibious assault capabilities.

____ (2022-10-30). China launches new experimental satellite. China on Saturday sent a new satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

____ (2022-10-30). Saihanba, China's 'Green Miracle'. Sixty years after the establishment of the Saihanba Mechanical Forest Farm, a new generation of forest rangers is starting a new chapter.

____ (2022-10-30). China opens more sectors to foreign investment. China on Friday issued a new catalog of industries where foreign investment will be encouraged, opening more sectors to foreign investment.

____ (2022-10-30). China tests high-thrust liquid oxygen-kerosene engine for manned rocket. A high-thrust liquid oxygen-kerosene engine designed to power China's new-generation manned rocket has completed a 300-second fire test, marking a breakthrough in the development of engines for the country's new-generation manned rocket.

____ (2022-10-30). Vocational skills competition held in NE China. The first Vocational Skills Competition of Liaoning Province kicked off Thursday in Shenyang, capital of China's Liaoning Province, with more than 1600 contestants competing in drilling on eggs, industrial internet engineering technology, unmanned aerial vehicle installation and maintenance, benchwork, furniture making and other contests.

____ (2022-10-30). China's first Smart BESS Charging Station put into operation. China's first Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Charging Station has been put into operation in Ningde City, located in southwest China's Fujian Province. The station combines energy storage, electric vehicle charging, and electric vehicle testing service together.

____ (2022-10-30). China expects to see over 1 million TCM personnel by 2025. By 2025, the number of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) personnel in China's medical and healthcare institutions will surpass 1 million, according to a TCM-related talent development plan.

____ (2022-10-30). 196 million tons of carbon quota traded on Chinese market. The cumulative trading volume of carbon quotas on China's carbon market reached196 million tons as of last Friday, with a cumulative turnover of 8.58 billion yuan($1.19 billion), an official said on Thursday.

____ (2022-10-30). China revises animal husbandry law. China's National People's Congress Standing Committee on Sunday passed the newly revised Animal Husbandry Law to boost the green development of the industry.

____ (2022-10-30). Two tombs discovered in Shanxi. Two tombs from the late Spring and Autumn Period (770 B.C.-476 B.C.) have been discovered at a cemetery site in Wenxi County of north China's Shanxi Province, announced by Shanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology on Thursday.

____ (2022-10-30). China's civil service exam sees fierce competition. China's civil servant exam, or guokao, is seeing fierce competition, as the most sough-after vacancy sees a competition ratio of 1,318: 1, with another 1,024 people waiting for application qualification review as of Thursday, the third day after applications started.

____ (2022-10-30). EU approves effective ban on new fossil fuel cars from 2035. The European Union struck a deal on Thursday on a law to effectively ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035, aiming to speed up the switch to electric vehicles and combat climate change.

____ (2022-10-30). Virtual rowing competition held in Shanghai. A Virtual Rowing Invitational of the Shanghai Virtual Sports Open (SVS) was held Thursday.

____ (2022-10-30). Nearly 20,000 dinosaur egg fossils collected at Heyuan Dinosaur Museum. Nearly 20,000 dinosaur egg fossils have been displayed at the Heyuan Dinosaur Museum since the first dinosaur egg fossil was dug up in Heyuan, Guangdong Province in 1996.

____ (2022-10-30). At least 151 killed in stampede at Seoul's Halloween festival. At least 151 people have died from a stampede following a massive turnout for the Halloween weekend in Seoul's Itaewon neighborhood, AP reported.

____ (2022-10-30). 3 Chinese killed in Halloween stampede in Seoul. Three Chinese nationals have been confirmed killed in a stampede that occurred Saturday night at Itaewon, a district in Seoul, during Halloween gatherings, the Chinese embassy in South Korea said Sunday.

____ (2022-10-30). NASA's InSight lander detects waves on Mars. Image made available by NASA on Oct. 27, 2022 shows the boulder-size blocks of water ice are seen around the rim of an impact crater on Mars, as viewed by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE camera) aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

____ (2022-10-30). (W. E. Talk) He Huaihong: What kind of human civilization do we want. Comparing the beginning of human civilization with the modern age, humans have indeed achieved unimaginably tremendous achievements in modern times, especially in material and technological aspects. But there is also a challenging fundamental problem. As the foundation and indeed an indispensable priority of human beings, material civilization has become the superstructure and the highest value goal in the modern era. It seems all accomplishments need to be measured by material gain and all human ingenuity should be invested in causes that promote material achievements. If improving humans' ability to make and us…

____ (2022-10-30). Xi stresses advancing rural revitalization in inspections to Shaanxi, Henan. Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed advancing rural revitalization across the board and striving tirelessly for achieving agricultural and rural modernization.

____ (2022-10-30). Cradle of Civilization: Qujialing Site.

____ (2022-10-30). 300-meter high valley-spanning cableway bridge built in Chongqing. A 300-meter high cableway bridge in Chongqing went viral on the Internet.

____ (2022-10-30). Chinese immigration authorities track down almost 19,000 suspects in Q3. Chinese immigration authorities investigated and handled 10,953 criminal cases involving obstruction of border control in the third quarter this year, with a total of 18,851 suspects tracked down, said the National Immigration Administration (NIA) on Friday.

Staff (2022-10-30). Unión Eléctrica pronostica para este domingo un déficit de 946 MW en horario pico. La máxima afectación en el horario de la noche fue 1004 MW a las 19: 20 horas, coincidiendo con la hora pico, de ellos 50 MW por los daños ocasionados por el huracán Ian. El servicio quedó restablecido a las 04: 15 horas de la madrugada de hoy y a las 06: 30 horas se comenzó a afectar nuevamente el servicio.

Staff (2022-10-30). Framber Valdez controla emociones, lanza joya y Astros derrota a Phillies para igualar Serie Mundial. Los Astros derrotaron 5-2 a los Phillies el sábado por la noche en el Minute Maid Park apoyados por el bateo madrugador sobre el abridor y remataron con seis entradas y un tercio de sólo cuatro imparables, nueve ponches y una carrera admitida de Valdez.

Staff (2022-10-30). Elecciones Brasil 2022: dos proyectos antagónicos y una región en vilo. Cuatro años después, la elección que no pudo darse en 2018 porque uno de los dos candidatos fue proscripto y enviado a prisión, se realizará finalmente. Ahora sin un juez que oficie de árbitro, como ocurrió con Sergio Moro, exministro de Justicia de un gabinete castrense y actual asesor del militar-presidente, Jair Bolsonaro.

Staff (2022-10-30). Opositores bolivianos intentan tomar importante planta petrolera del país. Manifestantes afines al opositor y gobernador de Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, se enfrentaron con petardos y piedras a las fuerzas policiales, que mantenían la seguridad de la planta. A partir de ello, vecinos de la comunidad salieron a contrarrestar las acciones desestabilizadoras.

Staff (2022-10-30). Canciller cubano reitera responsabilidad de Estados Unidos en la migración irregular desde la isla. El diplomático señaló vía Twitter que la aceptación de "quienes arriban, la Ley de Ajuste Cubano y el bloqueo económico incentivan la migración irregular y a quienes lucran con el tráfico". La víspera el Ministerio del Interior informó sobre la colisión de una lancha rápida estadounidense con una unidad de superficie de Tropas Guardafronteras.

Staff (2022-10-30). Declaración Final del XXII Encuentro Internacional de Partidos Comunistas y Obreros. "Solidaridad con Cuba y todos los pueblos que luchan. Unidos somos más fuertes en la lucha antiimperialista, junto con los movimientos sociales y populares, frente al capitalismo y sus políticas, a la amenaza del fascismo y la guerra; en defensa de la paz, el medio ambiente, los derechos de los trabajadores, la solidaridad y el socialismo"

TeleSUR, SH (2022-10-30). Fecha del censo en Bolivia será elegida por una comisión técnica. La ministra de la Presidencia de Bolivia, indicó que los representantes de la región de Santa Cruz responderán en 24 horas si aceptan participar de tal comisión.

Staff (2022-10-30). Brasileños vuelven a las urnas tras una de las campañas más tensas en la historia del país. Los colegios electorales abrieron nuevamente en Brasil este domingo a las 08: 00, hora local, para la segunda vuelta electoral que disputan el mandatario de tendencia ultraderechista Jair Bolsonaro y el exgobernante Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Staff (2022-10-30). Rusia pone sus condiciones para un posible encuentro entre Putin y Biden. Peskov indicó al respecto que Estados Unidos debe de escuchar las preocupaciones de la parte rusa y discutir los proyectos de documentos presentados a Washington y Bruselas antes de iniciado el conflicto en Ucrania. "Me refiero a los borradores de los documentos que se presentaron tanto en Bruselas como en Washington", detalló.

Staff (2022-10-30). Perú impone multa a Repsol superior a los 10 millones de dólares. El Organismo de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental (OEFA) de Perú anunció publicamente este sábado la imposición de una multa de 42.000.000 de soles (unos 10.500.000 dólares) a la petrolera española Repsol por brindar información falsa y no actuar consecuentemente tras un derrame de crudo a mediados de enero pasado.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-30). Organizaciones de Santa Cruz exigen renuncia de Fernando Camacho. En el municipio de Yapacaní, provincia Ichilo del departamento de Santa Cruz, se desarrolló este sábado un gran cabildo para exigir la renuncia de Luis Fernando Camacho.

Staff (2022-10-30). El peruano de Islas Canarias. En el Museo Antropológico Montané, de la Facultad de Biología de la Universidad de La Habana, se encuentra expuesta al público una pieza denominada "El Minero Peruano", la cual en su inicio se pensó que era de Sudamérica debido a la posición supina que presentaba el cuerpo cuando fue hallado en una mina de Perú.

TeleSUR-mcs (2022-10-30). Cuba clausura XXII Encuentro Internacional de Partidos Comunistas. En medio de la compleja situación internacional, Cuba prioriza la batalla económica, la lucha por la paz y la firmeza ideológica.

Staff (2022-10-30). Egipto llama a no usar la economía como pretexto para incumplir los compromisos climáticos. Egipto, que será anfitrión de la próxima Conferencia Internacional sobre Cambio Climático COP27, ha pedido a los países participantes de que no utilicen el "pesimismo económico" como excusa para un posible retroceso en las promesas climáticas.

Staff (2022-10-30). Fiesta en Brasil: Lula es presidente otra vez. Tras soportar y superar el lawfare, la cárcel, persecución y campañas de desinformación, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva volvió a ser elegido presidente de Brasil. Según el escrutinio del Tribunal Superior Electoral, Lula obtuvo el 50.90% de los votos, y Bolsonaro, el 49.10%. Millones de brasileños celebran la victoria de la democracia.

Staff (2022-10-30). Ganaderos derrota 8 carreras por 1 a Portuarios. Ganaderos derrotó 8×1 a los portuarios en 9 entradas. El éxito quedó en poder José Ramón Rodríguez Menéndez y el revés en Raymond Figueredo Cruz. El triunfo correspondió al abridor José Ramón Rodríguez Menéndez, quien en 7.0 innings aceptó una limpia, 4 hits, 3 ponches y 3 boletos.

____ (2022-10-29). IAEA inspectors to visit Ukraine on 'dirty bombs' allegations. Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are on their way to visit two facilities in Ukraine after Russia's "dirty bombs" allegations, chief of the UN nuclear watchdog said here Thursday.

____ (2022-10-29). Chen Jining appointed Shanghai Party chief. Chen Jining has been appointed the secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China after approval by the Communist Party of China Central Committee, the Xinhua News Agency said on Friday.

____ (2022-10-29). Hong Kong woman dedicated to traditional Chinese wedding dress in Guangdong. Longfeng Gua, a traditional Chinese wedding dress with patters of dragon and phoenix, is popular in south China's Guangdong Province and Hong Kong. It takes about 9 to 18 months to make a wedding gown based on the amount of embroidery crafted on the dress.

____ (2022-10-29). New salt-tolerant rice strain completes yield testing with an output of 5 kg per mu in E.China. The field yield testing for a new high-quality salt-tolerant rice strain "Yanhuangxiangjing" was completed in Dongying in East China's Shandong Province, with an output of 5.1 kilograms (kg) per mu (0.06 hectares)…

____ (2022-10-29). CPC reshuffles Shanghai Party chief. The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has decided that Li Qiang no longer serves as the secretary of the Party's Shanghai Municipal Committee. Chen Jining has been appointed to the position.

____ (2022-10-29). At least 13 die in southern Philippine flash flood. At least 13 people died on Friday and more others were missing after a strong overnight downpour flooded a number of towns in Maguindanao province in southern Philippines, a local official said.

TeleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-10-29). Presidente de Bolivia encabeza el Encuentro Plurinacional por el Censo. El mandatario afirmó que con este encuentro Bolivia demuestra su convicción democrática y apuesta por el diálogo.

Staff (2022-10-29). El tiempo: Tarde cálida y escasas lluvias. Estará con poca nubosidad en gran parte del archipiélago, excepto en zonas de la costa norte, del centro y el oriente, donde estará parcialmente nublado. En la tarde estará parcialmente nublado en todo el país, llegándose a nublar en algunas localidades de la región oriental con aisladas lluvias, que serán escasas en el resto del país.

Staff (2022-10-29). Cubadebate estrena uso de inteligencia artificial para la redaccion de noticias deportivas. Desde hoy Cubadebate implementa en su sitio web el uso de la inteligencia artificial para la generación de noticias sobre béisbol, en asociación con el proyecto CompAI. Este es resultado de los proyectos de innovación por los que Cubadebate fue premiado en 2020 y 2021 en el Festival Nacional de la Prensa.

Staff (2022-10-29). Londres dejará de importar gas natural licuado ruso en enero de 2023. El año que viene, los británicos no solo dejarán de importar ese producto desde Rusia, sino que también se proponen ayudar a otros "países de todo el mundo a reducir su propia dependencia" del gas ruso, promete la cuenta de la Cancillería en Twitter. De esta manera se pretende cortar "los fondos de Putin", según declara el tuit.

Staff (2022-10-29). Philadelphia Phillies anota espectacular victoria en el primer juego de la Serie Mundial. Philadelphia se levantó de un 0-5 para llevarse el primer choque del Clásico de Otoño, apoyado en gran trabajo de su defensiva y del pitcheo. La atrapada de Nick Castellano en el noveno inning evitó la derrota y el jonrón de JT Realmuto les dio la ventaja que fue definitiva.

Staff (2022-10-29). Bolsonaro es el responsable del "aislamiento de Brasil" en el mundo, advierte Lula. El expresidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva responsabilizó hoy al mandatario de tendencia ultraderechista Jair Bolsonaro del aislamiento que enfrenta Brasil. " øQué vas a hacer para reinsertar a Brasil en el mundo?", preguntó en el último debate entre los dos candidatos antes de la segunda vuelta de elecciones del domingo.

TeleSUR-mcs, DRL (2022-10-29). Obreros bolivianos anuncian movilizaciones por la democracia. Las organizaciones respaldan también la continuidad del proceso de cambio y la revolución democrática cultural…

Staff (2022-10-29). Publica Gaceta Oficial de la República resolución que norma reproducción asistida en seres humanos.

Staff (2022-10-29). Concentrar esfuerzos en la recuperación de las viviendas.

Staff (2022-10-29). Del Times Square y hasta Naciones Unidas: Gran marcha en Nueva York para exigir fin del bloqueo. La manifestación en la que participan más de un centenar de organizaciones solidarias, se realizará desde el icónico edificio Times Square y hasta la sede de las Naciones Unidas, como preludio a la votación de la resolución en la Asamblea General de la ONU sobre la necesidad de poner fin al cerco unilateral de Washington, a celebrarse entre los días 2 y 3 de noviembre.

Staff (2022-10-29). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 975 MW para el horario pico nocturno de este sábado. La Unión Eléctrica estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2095 MW y una demanda máxima de 3000 MW, para un déficit de 905 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 975 MW en este horario.

Staff (2022-10-29). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 29 de octubre de 2022.

Staff (2022-10-29). Informe de Bloomberg señala que Europa no puede confiar en el gas de EE.UU. para cubrir escasez del próximo año.

TeleSUR, odr -YSM (2022-10-29). Registran sismo de magnitud 5.9 perceptible en Ica, Perú. El movimiento telúrico ocurrió a las 15H22 y su epicentro se localizó a 111 kilómetros al suroeste de la ciudad de Ica, Perú.

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2022-10-28: News Headlines

Alex Bainbridge (2022-10-28). Anti-war activists in Australia should campaign for a just peace not more war in Ukraine. Anti-war activists and workers should view with suspicion and be very wary of any further Australian military intervention in the war in Ukraine, argue Alex Bainbridge and Peter Boyle.

____ (2022-10-28). Elon Musk takes control of Twitter. Elon Musk completed his deal to buy Twitter at 44 billion U.S. dollars Thursday, gaining control of the social network company, CNN reported, citing sources familiar with the deal.

Bill Barclay (2022-10-28). SWIFT, the U.S. Dollar, and the Global Political Economy of Trade. We may be moving, albeit slowly, toward a more multicurrency world, at least in terms of the dollar as a store of value…

Cécile Accilien (2022-10-28). More Foreign Intervention Won't Solve Haiti's Crises. Decolonization Will. This vision for the future must come from the Haitian people, and cannot be imposed by outsiders who do not understand Haiti's culture, language or history…

Paul Oboohov (2022-10-28). Solidarity shown for Iran democracy movement. Members of the Iranian community and supporters demonstrated outside the Iranian Embassy on October 12 and 19. Paul Oboohov reports.

Sharon Lavigne (2022-10-28). An Open Letter to Biden: People Are Dying From Petrochemical Plants. President Biden, I am coming to D.C to honor the hundreds of lives that have been taken from us due to the petrochemical and fossil fuel industry…

En.mehrnews (2022-10-28). 3 killed, injured during Zionists shooting in Nablus. TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) — One Palestinian was martyred and two others were injured after Zionist soldiers shot at a car in Nablus.

Miriam Seifter (2022-10-28). State courts are fielding sky-high numbers of lawsuits ahead of the midterms. Including challenges to voting restrictions and to how elections are run…

Saadia Khan (2022-10-28). We Need to Replace White Feminism With Inclusive Feminism. The ultimate goal should be to dismantle the ideology of white feminism and reinvent it to reflect how gender inequities are impacted by racial, socioeconomic, sexual, and cultural factors…

Alex Salmon (2022-10-28). Support players taking a stand against racism, for climate action. Those claiming that "activist" athletes are "mixing sports with politics" support a different type of politics. Alex Salmon argues we need to support brave players demanding their club not be used to enhance the reputation of corporations.

Jake Johnson (2022-10-28). 'Dangerous for Us All': Elon Musk, World's Richest Man, Completes Twitter Takeover. "Musk's plans will leave the platform more vulnerable to security threats, rampant disinformation, and extremism just ahead of the midterm elections."

Staff (2022-10-28). Multimillonario Elon Musk toma el control de Twitter. Elon Musk completó su adquisición de Twitter Inc. por 44.000 millones de dólares , según personas familiarizadas con el asunto, poniendo al hombre más rico del mundo a cargo de la red social en apuros después de seis meses de disputas públicas y legales sobre el acuerdo.

TeleSUR -YSM (2022-10-28). OMS: 10,6 millones de personas contrajeron tuberculosis en 2021. La OMS indicó que los casos diagnosticados en 2021 suponen un aumento del 4,5 por ciento con respecto a los contabilizados en 2020.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-10-28). India registra más de mil nuevos casos de Covid-19. India suma más de 44 millones de personas infectadas por el virus desde el inicio de la pandemia hasta el momento.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM, JGN (2022-10-28). Perú recibe primer lote de vacunas contra viruela del mono. El cargamento contiene 5.600 frascos para inmunizar a aproximadamente 14.000 personas de mayor riesgo.

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