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asiaBy 2030 major global public health improvements will need anti-aging breakthroughs

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By 2030, two-thirds of the world’s population will be global middle class or wealthier (5.6 billion out of 8.5 billion). Asia will be over 75% global middle class or rich in 2030. By 2050, the world will be 80% global …

asiaWorld population is now half middle class or richer

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There are 3.7 billion people in the global middle class ($11-110 per day in PPP). This is 48% of the world’s population. An additional 190 million (2.5%) are richer than global middle class. The world population is 7.65 billion. The …

asiaChina will complete a $411 million diesel submarine for Thailand by 2023

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China has started building a Type 039B (Yuan-class) diesel submarine for Thailand. They expect to deliver it by 2023. It will displace 2,600 tonnes, and have a top speed of 18 knots and can stay submerged for up to 20 …

asiaChina, USA and India will compete for Asia Region Dominance in 2030s and beyond

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The Lowy Institute looks at economic, cultural, military and other factors of power in Asia. They also projected the GDP in purchasing power parity and military spending and workforce levels. Those are all measures which favor emerging large population economies …

asiaEven with shift to electric cars Asia’s economies will need more oil

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China and Asia have had the economic growth for the last few decades and the growth in oil demand. US fracking has supplied 6 million barrels per day of the total 10.5 million barrels per day of increased oil demand. …

asiaCheap tubs of water with mosquitos eggs could stop Dengue fever for $1 per person

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Australian city of Townsville had 7000 families had mosquito growing kits. The kits cost $13 per person. The kits are tubs with Aedes aegypti mosquito eggs and were placed in their yards. The tubs had stocked with fish food to …

asiaThai Navy SEALS and other divers have rescued 8 of the 13 trapped in the cave

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The Thai Navy Seal facebook page has provided live updates on the rescue of the boys from the cave in Thailand. Four more boys were rescued on Monday and have been admitted to the hospital according to an unidentified local …

asiaFour Thai Boys have been rescued so far using buddy diving

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A team of 90 expert divers – 40 from Thailand and 50 from overseas – has been working in the cave system. Divers have been guiding the boys through darkness and submerged passageways towards the mouth of the Tham Luang …

asiaUS obviously not willing to fight over South China Sea, Taiwan

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Mark Valencia (writing at the Diplomat) finally admitted that it is s finally clear that the United States is not willing to confront China over the South China Sea. China continues to militarize the South China Sea features it occupies …

asiaUS obviously not willing to fight over South China Sea, Taiwan

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Mark Valencia (writing at the Diplomat) finally admitted that it is s finally clear that the United States is not willing to confront China over the South China Sea. China continues to militarize the South China Sea features it occupies …