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The Chinese construction conglomerate announced on Thursday that its subsidiary-China Gezhouba Group Overseas Investment Co Ltd-will spend up
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After the acquisition of the Brazilian utility company, CGGC said it would also be
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The company reported on Thursday that its 2016 revenue amounted to 100.2 billion yuan ($14.55 billion), an increase of 21 percent year-on-year. Its net profit reached 3.4 billion yuan, growing 26 percent year-on-year.

Joseph Jacobelli, a senior analyst of Asian utilities and infrastructure at Bloomberg Intelligence, said acquiring SPSL will help CGGC better export its
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“Now a lot of Chinese companies, such as CGGC, are expanding their overseas business, which will help them export Chinese know-how and find new markets,” he said.

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Having started in April 2014, the project is scheduled to be completed in February 2018 and will come into commercial use by August 2018, CGGC said in a statement.

The company planned last year to buy infrastructure assets in Brazil, through concessions, partnerships or construction projects.

“Our focus is not only on renewable energy, we are also considering Brazil’s sanitation and logistics sectors amongst other areas,” Lucas Fan, general manager for Brazil of CGGC, said in an interview with the Sao Paulo Times.

Tang Kaiqian, president of the Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said in a local event in Sao Paulo: “Due to the economic and political crisis, the
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Tang added that more Chinese enterprises were targeting the Brazilian market.

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Starting Tuesday, Facebook (FB, Tech30) users around the world will be able to
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Snapchat (SNAP), meanwhile, has been busy going public and dabbling in wearable cameras.

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Snapchat stock was down nearly 4% on the news.

The rise of more visual forms of communications is changing how we communicate, especially on mobile devices. New emoji releases are hotly debated. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) launched an entire ad campaign around the new stickers in its Messages app.

Perhaps that’s why Facebook is so earnest about the new additions. According to Kristen Spilman, Facebook’s director of art and animation, the new camera filters and effects are meant to enhance people’s thoughts, help them connect on a deeper level and make them part of a community. That’s a lot of pressure for an animated slice of pizza or gold trophy.

Facebook has spent months testing the new tools ahead of the roll-out. It killed an early incarnation that automatically turned on the camera when a user opened the app. In addition to partnerships with well-known artists like Hattie Stewart, Facebook is making promotional filters with movie studios and hopes to have users add their own in the future.

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The government’s star witness, David Wildstein, testified that he and the co-defendants plotted to cause gridlock to retaliate against the Democratic mayor of nearby Fort Lee for not endorsing Christie’s re-election.

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His newest venture, called Neuralink, will research how to connect the human brain and computers by way of tiny, implanted electrodes.

Max Hodak, a company insider at Neuralink, confirmed the news to the Wall
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While Neuralink may be brand new, the concept it hopes to capitalize on is not.

Musk spoke publicly about the idea at Recode’s 2016 Code Conference, describing a need for some sort of “neural lace” to enable direct human/computer
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Researchers have been actively engaged in the topic as well. A 2015 study in the journal Nature Nanotechnology explained in great detail how an electronic mesh could be injected into the brain via a syringe. Possible early applications of the technology could help treat neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s, or help patients with spinal cord injuries control artificial limbs.

“We’re trying to blur the distinction between electronic circuits and neural circuits,” Charles Lieber, a co-author of the Nature Nanotechnology report and a
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The department launched anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into imports of the chemical from China in April 2016, in response to a request from US manufacturer Compass Chemical International LLC based in Georgia.

Punitive duties would be imposed after both the Commerce Department and the US International Trade Commission (USITC) make affirmative final rulings. The
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Imports of HEDP from China were estimated at about $290.1 million in 2015,
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The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has kept urging Washington to abide by its commitment against protectionism and help maintain a free, open and just international trade environment.

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The once countless plastic bags that were scattered all over the village in Longtoushan township are now nowhere to be found.

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“The streets are clean and tidy, and so is the river,” villager Zhu Caiying said.

The waste bank in Nuanshui opened in April last year, and since then more than 700 villagers – about one-fifth of the population – have collected more than 20 metric tons of garbage: mostly cigarette butts, used plastic bags, batteries and drinks cans.

Collectors are rewarded with items such as tissues, pencils and notebooks for their efforts protecting the environment.

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A total of 97 such banks are now in operation in the city of Dexing, which administers Longtoushan township.

“I never thought garbage could have an economic value,” 66-year-old Wang Xiuying said.

Untreated garbage has been a major issue in rural China due to a lack of funds for organized garbage collection and bad habits when it comes to waste disposal.

“The plastic bags were everywhere. We had six cleaners collecting them every day, but people just kept throwing them away,” Zhang Chunlian, the township head, said a year ago.

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Similar “environmental protection stations” have also been set up at 18 primary schools in Dexing since August.

Sixth-grader Yu Hongping picks up water bottles and used batteries on her way to school.

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Despite their success in rural areas, officials have found the waste banks hard to
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A district in Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province, initiated a similar project in 2012, but it was canceled shortly afterward due to the large amount of urban household waste. There were so many categories of garbage and so few that could be exchanged, that the project was inefficient and ineffective.

“The way waste banks work in rural areas does not fit urban areas. Cities should establish garbage sorting systems according to local conditions,” said Wang Jifa, head of Dexing’s urban management bureau.

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Back on Capitol Hill, Republican leaders negotiated behind closed doors, held media conferences and gave cable-news interviews as they tried to push forward their plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.

After Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the new plan last week, fault lines appeared within the party as some conservatives said it did not go far enough and others rejected it entirely.

Trump used campaign-like language in his Wednesday night speech, pledging “to
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He told a news conference later in the evening the House would hold votes on repealing and replacing Obamacare but refused to provide a timetable.

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Two House committees approved the bill’s provisions with no changes last week. The Budget Committee will try on Thursday to unify the plan into a single bill for consideration on the House floor. Republicans cannot afford to lose more than three from their ranks on the committee for it to pass. Three committee Republicans are members of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus.

Signs emerged on Wednesday that the White House was winning over reluctant conservatives who initially questioned the legislation on the grounds that it too closely resembled Obamacare, the signature domestic policy achievement of former President Barack Obama.

The administration indicated it was open to revisiting the plan’s treatment of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor, during a
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State governments run Medicaid with reimbursements from the federal government. Obamacare expanded its eligibility and increased funding for it, which enabled about 10 million previously uninsured Americans to obtain medical insurance.

Vice President Mike Pence advocated for the plan earlier on Wednesday behind closed doors with the Republican Study Committee, a large group of House conservatives.

Republican Representative Phil Roe said after the Pence meeting the bill would probably be changed to move up the end of the Medicaid expansion by one year, to 2019.

The conservative group’s members were “very close to signing off” on the legislation, its leader, Representative Mark Walker, told reporters.

Speaking on CNN, Ryan mentioned “giving states better chances at more flexibility with Medicaid,” but provided no details.

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Representative Charlie Dent, following a meeting of moderate Republicans with Pence, told reporters that speeding up the termination of the Medicaid expansion was a “non-starter.”

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