Putting China back on track: Zhan Tianyou, father of China’s railroad – SupChina

But he dreamed of railroad building, something the Qing government distrusted, a clear manifestation of the seismic changes the West was inflicting in the Empire. They were a tool of the foreign powers, whose ideas, clothing, and technology were towed along in the wake of those brassy, steam-wreathed engines. Foreign powers would finance line construction … Read more

ABC News Political Director Calls For Cleansing Of Trump Voters

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein called for the “cleansing” of Trump supporters Thursday following the Capitol Hill chaos, which featured the president’s loyal followers storming the complex. “Trump will be an ex-president in 13 days. The fact is that getting rid of Trump is the easy part,” Klein wrote in a since-deleted post on … Read more

S’porean, 20, backpacked solo from S’pore to Canada on S$25/day in 9 months without getting on a plane – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

On Nov. 30, 2018, Selvaganeshamoorthi Balakrishnan, at the age of 20, decided to embark on a nine-months long trip from Singapore to Montreal, Canada, without flying. The route took him through Southeast Asia, China, Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He shares how he saved up for a budget of S$10,000 to make the … Read more

Gary Player Criticised for Accepting Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump Day After Riot – SAPeople – Worldwide South African News

File photo: Donald Trump and Gary Player. Photo: Twitter / Donald Trump South African golf legend Gary Player (85) yesterday controversially accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump, despite calls to refuse it, including from his own son Marc. Player – a nine-time Major champion – was meant to receive the award … Read more

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