In China, universities seek to plant 'Xi Thought' in minds of students
BEIJING (June 22): Armed with interactive online courses, generous funding and new dedicated research institutes, China’s universities are on the frontlines of an effort to promote the thinking of President Xi Jinping to China and the world.
Since October, many universities across China have placed “Xi Thought” at the core of their curricula – the first time since the era of Mao Zedong that a Chinese leader has been accorded similar academic stature.
LONDON (July 16): Airbus SE kicked off its sales campaign at this year’s biggest air show by announcing US$9.2 billion of orders from Asian carriers that are augmenting their fleets to meet surging demand for air travel in the region.
Scotland will be home to the UK’s first spaceport, Britain’s government has announced. Rockets and satellites will be vertically launched from the spaceport, which has received £2.5 million (approximately $3.31 million) in funding from the UK Space Agency. Its aim is to cement Britain’s place in the commercial space sector and it’ll be built on the awesomely named Scottish peninsula, A’Mhoine. This is in Sutherland – located on the north coast of Scotland – which should be recognizable to anyone familiar with The Proclaimers’ “Letter From America.” Sutherland was chosen as it’s the best location in the UK to reach satellite orbits,… This story continues at The Next Web