Saturday, January 20, 2018

JAN 20, 2018 - 10:58 AM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS

*"40 years since final VW Beetle rolled off production lines in Germany.

Four decades ago on Friday the last Volkswagen Beetle was assembled in north 

Germany. But far from being forgotten, its status as a cult car continues today."

DPA/The Local.- 19 January 2018 15:36 


The VW plant in Emden in 1978. Photo: DPA.

*"China's Quantum-Key Network, the Largest Ever, Is Officially Online

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer | January 19, 2018 10:56am ET.

"A figure from the letter shows how the Micius satellite transfers quantum keys 

across vast distances."

Credit: Physical Review Letters.

*"RI-Japan`s 60th anniversary should give impetus to deals: Jokowi. Bogor, W. 

Java (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) believes the 

commemoration of the RI-Japan 60th diplomatic anniversary should act as an 

impetus to implement deals that have been agreed upon by the two countries."

Reporter: antara.

"President Joko Widodo (left) receives Special Envoy of Japanese Prime Minister 

Shinzo Abe, Toshihiro Nikai (right) at Bogor Palace, West Java, on 

Friday."(19/1/2018). (ANTARA PHOTO/Puspa Perwitasari). 

*"13 million water project succeeds to supply clean drinking water. Over  800 

families at Kawalash trading centre in Isiolo County (Kenya) will have a reason 

to smile after the completion of Sh.13 million borehole to boost water supply in 

the area.

The  World  Bank  funded borehole will supply clean drinking water to the 

residents and livestock and ease the suffering of residents forced to walk for long 

distances amongst wild animals particularly during drought to look for water."

Posted on 1:44 pm, January 11, 2018.

*"SOUTH AFRICA. How will Day Zero work? Don't ask the City of Cape Town

20 January 2018 - 09:31. BY DAVE CHAMBERS.

"An example of a water distribution point where Cape Town residents will have 

to queue for a 25-litre daily allowance." Image: City of Cape Town.

Video uploaded to several social media sites.

*"The Galaxy S9 could get some serious camera upgrades. Like dual cameras on 

the Galaxy S9 Plus only." BY GORDON GOTTSEGEN. JANUARY 19, 2018 11:33 



Credit cnet.

*"Can Hobbits Swim? 'Mordor Under the Sea' Found Off Australia."

By Brandon Specktor, Senior Writer | January 19, 2018 01:51pm ET.

"Researchers discovered 26 underwater volcanoes that date to 35 million years 

ago near Australia." Credit: P. Reynolds, S. Holford, N. Schofield, and A. Ross.

*"Roy Bennett, a key Zimbabwean opposition leader, died on Wednesday evening 

in a helicopter crash that also killed four other people in the northeastern part of 

New Mexico, United States. Bennett was 60 years old. His death was confirmed 

Thursday by some of his friends and family members."

Friday, January 19, 2018.

FILES) This file photo taken on June 28, 2005 shows Roy Bennett, the white 

Zimbabwean and former opposition lawmaker who was jailed for shoving a 

minister to the ground during a parliamentary debate, as he was released from 

prison in Harare. Leading Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett, one of long-

time president Robert Mugabe's most outspoken critics, has died in a helicopter 

crash in a remote area of the US state of New Mexico, authorities said Thursday. 

He was 60. Bennett was killed along with his wife Heather and three other people 

after the helicopter went down on Wednesday, New Mexico state police said. / 


*"Russian proxies attack Ukraine seven times in last day, no casualties 

reported." 11:07 Saturday, 20 January 2018.

Credit reuters. 

*"Facebook to boost ‘trustworthy’ news. The company will now tell users which 

news outlets are reliable via user surveys. Zuckerberg's resolution: 'Fix' 

Facebook." Dave Lee, North America technology reporter.

Mark Zuckerberg. Gettyimages.

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