Daily Archives: October 25, 2020

China’s Lunar Rover Travels 565.9 Metres on Moon’s Far Side

BEIJING, The lander and the rover of the Chang’e-4 probe, have been switched to the dormant mode, for the lunar night, after working stably for the 23rd lunar day, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Programme Centre of China National Space Administration. The lander was switched to dormant mode at 9:40 p.m. Friday (Beijing

Lee Kun-Hee, Force Behind Samsung’s Rise, Dies at 78

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Lee Kun-hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78. A Samsung statement said Lee died Sunday with his family members, including his son and de facto company chief Lee Jae-yong, by his side. Lee Kun-hee

Cambodia Expects to be Landmine-Free within 5 Years

PHNOM PENH – The Cambodian government will deploy 2,000 soldiers to train as deminers after Western nations, led by the United States, bolstered efforts to rid the country of landmines and other unexploded ordnance by 2025. Children, curious or just scavenging for scrap metal, are often among the victims but it’s a problem that afflicts

Protests Persist in Thailand Ahead of Special Parliamentary Session

Thousands of protesters gathered in Bangkok’s central shopping district Sunday after the prime minister ignored a “deadline” from the movement to resign. Last week, largely student-led protests demanded that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-Cha, who seized power in a 2014 coup, resign by Saturday evening. As the deadline came and went, protesters returned to the Ratchaprasong