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China: Balloon over US skies is for research, wind pushed it

By AP and published by Yahoo!News Beijing – China said on Friday (Feb. 3) that a balloon spotted over American airspace was used for weather research and was blown off course, despite US suspicion it was spying. The discovery further strained already tense relations between Beijing and Washington. The Pentagon decided not to shoot down

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Artificial rainmaking for the North to alleviate PM2.5 pollution

  WITH air pollution in Chiang Mai and the rest of the northern region having deteriorated from mid-January onwards, artificial rainmaking operation is now starting to help reduce the unhealthy air, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon (Feb. 3). Mr. Supit Pitaktham, deputy chief of the Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department, said after visiting Chiang

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