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How does Tokyo Skytree stand up to typhoon winds?

National Oct 12, 2019

How does Tokyo Skytree stand up to typhoon winds?

by Oscar Boyd

Record-breaking typhoon winds are bearing down on Tokyo, threatening to tear roofs from houses and rip up trees across the country. This is a problem for many buildings, but not for the Tokyo Skytree — the tourist attraction and broadcasting tower in Tokyo’s Sumida ...

China's Huawei claims it faces 1 million cyberattacks per day

Business / Tech Oct 12, 2019

China's Huawei claims it faces 1 million cyberattacks per day

Huawei Technologies Co., China's tech giant that is a leader in next-generation 5G mobile communications networks, is experiencing around 1 million cyberattacks a day from both inside and outside the country, a company executive said. The cyberattacks are apparently aimed at stealing state-of-the-art 5G technology ...

Modi and Xi vow to work together against 'radicalization'

Asia Pacific / Politics Oct 12, 2019

Modi and Xi vow to work together against 'radicalization'

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Indian host Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged at an informal summit to cooperate against "radicalization," India said late Friday, after the Asian giants with historically prickly ties had exchanged sharp words over Kashmir. The seaside meeting aimed at mending ...

Canada, Namibia hoping to end RWC campaigns with triumph in Kamaishi

Rugby Oct 12, 2019

Canada, Namibia hoping to end RWC campaigns with triumph in Kamaishi

Canada and Namibia are both looking to finish their Rugby World Cup campaigns on a winning note by posting their first victory of the tournament on Sunday. However, with a powerful typhoon expected to make landfall on Saturday, questions still remain whether tournament organizers will ...