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metro
Sadly, money can buy you love - or at least, a sexy partner, study findsmore – or less – money.(Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage) Professor Darius Chan
Sadly, money can buy you love - or at least, a sexy partner, study finds
metro / Posted an hour ago
more – or less – money.(Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage) Professor Darius Chan from the Department of Psychology at the University of Hong Kong said, ‘We remarked that wealthy men attach more importance to a mate’s physical attractiveness... Read more
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Business Wire
“Frontiers in Human Microbiota Symbiotic Interactions” 3rd Annual Meeting of the Bridging Biomedical Worlds Seriesthe Fondation Ipsen, AAAS/Science and AAAS/Science Translational Medicine, and
“Frontiers in Human Microbiota Symbiotic Interactions” 3rd Annual Meeting of the Bridging Biomedical Worlds Series
Business Wire / Posted 3 hours ago
the Fondation Ipsen, AAAS/Science and AAAS/Science Translational Medicine, and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong. All organisms, including humans, exist within a sea of microorganisms. A select few of them cause... Read more
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Daily Mail
Money DOES matter in relationships, finds studybecause very little is known about this subject,’ explained Professor Darius Ch
Money DOES matter in relationships, finds study
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
because very little is known about this subject,’ explained Professor Darius Chan from the Department of Psychology at the University of Hong Kong. ‘That way people would have a better perspective of the relationships they are in.’ For the first... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
At secret Vietnam gig, dissidents hope Obama remembers themChina Sea. "The two countries have become each other's indispensable partners,
At secret Vietnam gig, dissidents hope Obama remembers them
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
China Sea. "The two countries have become each other's indispensable partners," Jonathan London, a Vietnam expert at City University of Hong Kong, told AFP. "This has quickly become one of the most vitally important relationships in the... Read more
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Business Wire
RICS Expresses Concern about the Collapse of Green Roof at City UniversityInstitution of Chartered Surveyors) expresses deep concern about the collapse o
RICS Expresses Concern about the Collapse of Green Roof at City University
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Institution of Chartered Surveyors) expresses deep concern about the collapse of green roof structure at the City University of Hong Kong yesterday (20 May 2016) and extends our sincere sympathy to the injured. To prevent future mishaps... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland a 'new world' for global property investors(WLI) of the Urban Land Institute(ULI) which seeks to provide leadership in the
Auckland a 'new world' for global property investors
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
(WLI) of the Urban Land Institute(ULI) which seeks to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. She holds a PhD in real estate economics from the University o... Read more
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DW
Unexplained fish deaths disrupt Vietnamese vote |disaster or even protected some groups associated with the fish deaths," Jonath
Unexplained fish deaths disrupt Vietnamese vote |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
disaster or even protected some groups associated with the fish deaths," Jonathan London, a political scientist at the City University of Hong Kong, told DW. The government's sluggish response and bad communication increased suspicions that the... Read more
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Post Magazine
SIGGRAPH announces Technical Papers line upof target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie K
SIGGRAPH announces Technical Papers line up
Post Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
of target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie Kaufman, Stony Brook University; Li-Yi Wei, University of Hong Kong This work maps a pair of given virtual and real worlds to support real walking in HMD-VR... Read more
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IMF
Experts Debate Policy Options for China’s Transitionmarkets and continued housing price appreciation have raised serious financial
Experts Debate Policy Options for China’s Transition
IMF / Posted 6 days ago
markets and continued housing price appreciation have raised serious financial stability concerns. Michael Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) argued that rapidly rising shadow banking activity is an unintended consequence of financial... Read more
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Quartz
It costs twice as much to export olive oil from Spain using China’s “One Belt, One Road” railwayand construction materials a commercial use,” explained Roland Vogt, a professo
It costs twice as much to export olive oil from Spain using China’s “One Belt, One Road” railway
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
and construction materials a commercial use,” explained Roland Vogt, a professor in the European Studies Program at the University of Hong Kong. The overcapacity problem could be solved by closing down firms in China, but that would eliminate... Read more
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Quartz
The subtle change in language that proves Beijing no longer respects Hong Kong’s special status“‘one country’ towering over ‘two systems,'” said Willy Lam, who analyzes Chine
The subtle change in language that proves Beijing no longer respects Hong Kong’s special status
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
“‘one country’ towering over ‘two systems,'” said Willy Lam, who analyzes Chinese and Hong Kong politics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, referring to the agreement designed to give Hong Kong significant autonomy as the former British... Read more
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Animation World Network
SIGGRAPH Unveils 2016 Technical Papers Previewof target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie K
SIGGRAPH Unveils 2016 Technical Papers Preview
Animation World Network / Posted 7 days ago
of target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie Kaufman, Stony Brook University; Li-Yi Wei, University of Hong Kong This work maps a pair of given virtual and real worlds to support real walking in HMD-VR... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai to appoint head of Academia Sinicaas Presidential Office Secretary-General Tseng Yung-chuan (曾永權) made clear on M
Tsai to appoint head of Academia Sinica
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
as Presidential Office Secretary-General Tseng Yung-chuan (曾永權) made clear on May 12, Chen said. The third candidate, City University of Hong Kong President Way Kuo (郭位), did not respond to Academia Sinica's invitation to interview for the... Read more
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DW
Hong Kong's rift with China is growing |no longer expect any breakthrough in the foreseeable future. Joseph Yu-Shek Ch
Hong Kong's rift with China is growing |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
no longer expect any breakthrough in the foreseeable future. Joseph Yu-Shek Cheng is a political scientist at the City University of Hong Kong Second, the parties suggested that C.Y. Leung's administration initiate community-wide consultations... Read more
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The China Post
President-elect to appoint Academia Sinica headestablished the legality and legitimacy of the selection process."The instituti
President-elect to appoint Academia Sinica head
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
established the legality and legitimacy of the selection process."The institution reported that the third candidate, City University of Hong Kong President Way Kuo, had not responded to an invitation to interview for the position. President Ma... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)against women, ageing, and education. The course will also hinge heavily on liv
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
against women, ageing, and education. The course will also hinge heavily on lived experiences and discussions. The University of Hong Kong – Making Sense of the News – Professors Masato Kajimoto and Anne Kruger– Today’s 24/7 news cycle... Read more
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Namibia Economist
In the heat of the sunit, and one that revealed a profound flaw in Communist rule itself. A new hist
In the heat of the sun
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
it, and one that revealed a profound flaw in Communist rule itself. A new history of the period by Frank Dikötter of the University of Hong Kong describes the Cultural Revolution as “an old man settling personal scores at the end of his life”.... Read more
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Business Wire
SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Previewof target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie K
SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Preview
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
of target silhouettes. Mapping Virtual and Physical Reality Qi Sun and Arie Kaufman, Stony Brook University; Li-Yi Wei, University of Hong Kong This work maps a pair of given virtual and real worlds to support real walking in HMD-VR... Read more
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walesonline
How true are our most popular sayings?to higher levels of intimacy, said research in the Journal of Communication. T
How true are our most popular sayings?
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
to higher levels of intimacy, said research in the Journal of Communication. The 2013 study, involving academics from the University of Hong Kong and Cornell University, also suggested that individuals in such relationships are more likely to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Suppressed records revealed 50 years after China’s Cultural Revolutionsaid Jean Hung, who from 1988 to 2007 oversaw collection development at the Uni
Suppressed records revealed 50 years after China’s Cultural Revolution
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
said Jean Hung, who from 1988 to 2007 oversaw collection development at the Universities Service Centre of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. If modern China has sought to suppress history, then, it has failed. Academics who study Soviet... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More than 60 hold rally for Mao Zedong in Hong Kongpolicy, to attack doing business with the Western world and so forth," said Dr
More than 60 hold rally for Mao Zedong in Hong Kong
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
policy, to attack doing business with the Western world and so forth," said Dr Willy Lam, a political scientist at Chinese University of Hong Kong. “Xi Jinping knows that very clearly.” Many experts believe any attempt to negate these policies... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
50 years on, China silent on Mao's 'big mistake'putting the figure much higher. "The Cultural Revolution was a huge power stru
50 years on, China silent on Mao's 'big mistake'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
putting the figure much higher. "The Cultural Revolution was a huge power struggle," Willy Lam, a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said. "Mao Zedong in the mid-1960s was on the verge of losing power, which is why he started this... Read more
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Business Standard India
A people's history of the Cultural Revolutionthat if it were circulated in China, it could undermine the current regime. Mr
A people's history of the Cultural Revolution
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
that if it were circulated in China, it could undermine the current regime. Mr Dikotter, a professor of humanities at the University of Hong Kong, divides the period into four phases. The first is the 1962-66 lead-up to the Cultural Revolution,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
7 health reasons to take up yogaknow yoga is a great form of exercise, but did you know it can help cure numero
7 health reasons to take up yoga
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
know yoga is a great form of exercise, but did you know it can help cure numerous conditions? Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have found that yoga could improve quality of life for people who suffer with the respiratory... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Behind Singapore's success in the IB: More tuition?“become even more widespread”. “International academic authorities on private
Behind Singapore's success in the IB: More tuition?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
“become even more widespread”. “International academic authorities on private tutoring such as Professor Mark Bray of The University of Hong Kong point out that private tutoring is widespread in many regions of the world,” he added. “The tuition... Read more
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Perth Now
China’s massive national shameand devastating. Researchers report higher levels of anxiety and depression in
China’s massive national shame
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
and devastating. Researchers report higher levels of anxiety and depression in these children. A study by the Chinese University of Hong Kong concluded that “left behind” adolescents are more likely to engage in risky behaviour, such as binge... Read more
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International Business Times
Only 10 UK universities make it to top 100 Times Higher Education rankings, American institutes dominate with five universities each, up from two last year, other universities from Asi
Only 10 UK universities make it to top 100 Times Higher Education rankings, American institutes dominate
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
with five universities each, up from two last year, other universities from Asia included Seoul National University and University of Hong Kong, which shared the 45 spot on the list. Speaking about the inclusion of more Asian universities,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Attractive salespeople may scare away customersthe School of Hotel and Tourism Management and director of Center for Hospitali
Attractive salespeople may scare away customers
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
the School of Hotel and Tourism Management and director of Center for Hospitality and Real Estate Research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School, and her colleague Robert Wyer, a visiting professor from the department of... Read more
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The Star
Fine-particle pollution linked to higher mortality risk from cancerthat these particulates could have an equivalent effect on cancers elsewhere in
Fine-particle pollution linked to higher mortality risk from cancer
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
that these particulates could have an equivalent effect on cancers elsewhere in the body," said Dr Thuan Quoc Thach of the University of Hong Kong. Dr Thuan is one of the main co-authors of the paper, along with Dr Neil Thomas, from the Institute... Read more
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New Kerala
Air pollutants put you at risk of numerous cancers - newkerala.com #56827mortality from many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population. The stu
Air pollutants put you at risk of numerous cancers - newkerala.com #56827
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
mortality from many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population. The study between the University of Birmingham and University of Hong Kong adds to growing concern around the health risks of prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate... Read more
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The Manila Times
Faction-fighting in China’s ruling partyXi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League” ahead of the
Faction-fighting in China’s ruling party
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
Xi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League” ahead of the event, China expert Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong told Agence France-Presse. The head of state sees the group “as a political threat,” Lam said,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Antibacterial medical implantsof researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapor
Antibacterial medical implants
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
of researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and City University of Hong Kong produced a material that not only repelled bacteria but also attracted healthy cells. The base of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Air pollutants may increase risk of many cancersrisks of prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate matter, researchers fro
Air pollutants may increase risk of many cancers
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
risks of prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate matter, researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK and University of Hong Kong said. Particulate matter is the term for particles found in the air, including hydrocarbons and... Read more
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The Financial Express
Air pollutants may increase risk of many cancers: studyrisks of prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate matter, researchers fro
Air pollutants may increase risk of many cancers: study
The Financial Express / Posted 26 days ago
risks of prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate matter, researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK and University of Hong Kong said. Particulate matter is the term for particles found in the air, including hydrocarbons and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Xi move on faction suggests China elite struggle: expertsXi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League" ahead of the
Xi move on faction suggests China elite struggle: experts
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
Xi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League" ahead of the event, China expert Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong told AFP. The head of state sees the group "as a political threat", Lam said, adding that in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Air pollutants can increase risk of numerous cancers - newkerala.com #56287studies showing an association with mortality from other cancers," said one of
Air pollutants can increase risk of numerous cancers - newkerala.com #56287
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
studies showing an association with mortality from other cancers," said one of the researchers Thuan Quoc Thach from the University of Hong Kong. "We suspected that these particulates could have an equivalent effect on cancers elsewhere in the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Xi move on Communist faction suggests China elite struggle: expertsXi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League” ahead of the
Xi move on Communist faction suggests China elite struggle: experts
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 26 days ago
Xi Jinping is trying to reduce the influence of the Youth League” ahead of the event, China expert Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong told AFP. The head of state sees the group “as a political threat”, Lam said, adding that in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng: Financing global reflationfunded; they can also propel global recovery. Andrew Sheng is Distinguished Fe
Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng: Financing global reflation
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
funded; they can also propel global recovery. Andrew Sheng is Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong and a member of the UNEP Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance. Xiao Geng, Director of the IFF... Read more
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Medical News Today
Yoga may improve symptoms, quality of life for people with asthmaincluding lead author Dr. Zuyao Yang, of the Jockey Club School of Public Healt
Yoga may improve symptoms, quality of life for people with asthma
Medical News Today / Posted 27 days ago
including lead author Dr. Zuyao Yang, of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. More high-quality evidence of yoga's asthma benefits required In an attempt to gain a better... Read more
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New Kerala
Yoga may reduce impact of asthma in your life - newkerala.com #55071exercise may lead to small improvements in asthma quality of life and symptoms,
Yoga may reduce impact of asthma in your life - newkerala.com #55071
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
exercise may lead to small improvements in asthma quality of life and symptoms," said lead author Zuyao Yang from Chinese University of Hong Kong. The study, published in the journal Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, involved 15 randomised... Read more
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Daily Mail
Yoga could help asthma sufferers get their breath backcan cause them The Eastern art could ease symptoms of common respiratory illne
Yoga could help asthma sufferers get their breath back
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
can cause them The Eastern art could ease symptoms of common respiratory illness Research was conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Yoga could help asthma sufferers breathe more easily. Research suggests that the ancient Eastern... Read more
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New Kerala
Yoga may help asthmatics breathe freely - newkerala.com #54985would be needed to draw any firm conclusions about the effects of yoga. Lead a
Yoga may help asthmatics breathe freely - newkerala.com #54985
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
would be needed to draw any firm conclusions about the effects of yoga. Lead author Dr Zuyao Yang from the Chinese University of Hong Kong commented that the findings suggest that yoga exercise may lead to small improvements in asthma... Read more
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University of Queensland
China exchange student adds bilateral diplomacy to resumeas part of a UQ short-term mobility program in 2015. “I completed a short-term
China exchange student adds bilateral diplomacy to resume
University of Queensland / Posted 28 days ago
as part of a UQ short-term mobility program in 2015. “I completed a short-term international finance course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and loved it,” he said. “From there I changed my exchange destination from the USA to China and have... Read more
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International Business Times
Hong Kong scientists create DNA-modified salmonella bacteria for treating cancer and cause food poisoning. But researchers at the School of Biomedical Sciences
Hong Kong scientists create DNA-modified salmonella bacteria for treating cancer
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
and cause food poisoning. But researchers at the School of Biomedical Sciences of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, have created YB1, an anaerobe bacterium which will grow and reproduce only in oxygen-free... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Philippines presidential candidate draws comparisons to Trumptwo outsider candidates who are doing well,” said Mark Thompson, director of th
Philippines presidential candidate draws comparisons to Trump
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
two outsider candidates who are doing well,” said Mark Thompson, director of the Southeast Asia Research Centre at the City University of Hong Kong. Poe had 34%, while Duterte had 33%. Another survey conducted from March 30-April 2 by the firm... Read more
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express
Red alert for CATASTROPHIC MEGAQUAKE as world is hit by one huge tremor A DAY this monthan even bigger one somewhere else, I don’t think so.” Wu Pak-cheuk, who heads
Red alert for CATASTROPHIC MEGAQUAKE as world is hit by one huge tremor A DAY this month
express / Posted 1 months ago
an even bigger one somewhere else, I don’t think so.” Wu Pak-cheuk, who heads the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Hong Kong, told TIME: "A correlation between the Japanese and Ecuadorian earthquakes was highly unlikely,... Read more

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