Sun, 06 Dec 2020

DHAKA -- The 34th span of the Padma Bridge, the largest in Bangladesh, has been installed, making over 5 km of its main structure visible Sunday.

Engineers of China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group Co, Ltd (MBEC) on Sunday morning successfully installed the around 3,200-ton span which was placed on the pillars 7 and 8 of the 6.15-km bridge in presence of the Bangladeshi and the Chinese officials. (Bangladesh-Bridge-Construction)

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CANBERRA -- South Australia (SA) has achieved a global milestone with 100 percent of the state's energy coming from solar panels for over an hour.

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) revealed on Sunday that for over an hour on Oct. 11 all of SA was entirely powered by the sun. (Australia-Solar energy)

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KABUL -- The number of people who lost their lives in Afghanistan has reached 24 in Saturday's suicide attack on a private education center in Kabul, Interior Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian said Sunday.

In talks with Xinhua on Sunday, the official confirmed that 24 persons had been killed and 57 others injured due to the suicide attack that targeted Kowsar-e-Danish, a private education center in the western edge of Kabul city on Saturday afternoon. (Afghanistan-Suicide Attack-Casualty)

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HONG KONG -- The development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has provided young people in Hong Kong with a new runway for career, and they should make good use of the platform, Matthew Cheung, Chief Secretary for Administration of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday.

Hong Kong should capitalize on its advantages under the "one country, two systems" during its integration into the national development, Cheung said in his blog. (HK-Greater Bay area)

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