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'Naughty' elephant damages two vehicles in SW China
A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in southwest China's Yunnan province into its playground, damaging a minibus and a sedan Saturday afternoon.




'Naughty' elephant damages two vehicles in SW China
A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in southwest China's Yunnan province into its playground, damaging a minibus and a sedan Saturday afternoon.




'Naughty' elephant damages two vehicles in SW China
A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in southwest China's Yunnan province into its playground, damaging a minibus and a sedan Saturday afternoon.




AIIB loans $250m for Beijing coal-to-gas conversion
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank announced on Monday a $250 million loan for a natural gas project in Beijing, the bank's first such investment in China, to help cut coal use and improve air quality in the capital area.




AIIB loans $250m for Beijing coal-to-gas conversion
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank announced on Monday a $250 million loan for a natural gas project in Beijing, the bank's first such investment in China, to help cut coal use and improve air quality in the capital area.




AIIB loans $250m for Beijing coal-to-gas conversion
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank announced on Monday a $250 million loan for a natural gas project in Beijing, the bank's first such investment in China, to help cut coal use and improve air quality in the capital area.




Algerian boy, 12, wins Shenzhen talent contest
A 12-year-old Algerian boy was crowned winner of the eighth Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition on Sunday.




Algerian boy, 12, wins Shenzhen talent contest
A 12-year-old Algerian boy was crowned winner of the eighth Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition on Sunday.




Asia's tallest wooden pagoda destroyed
The 16-story structure was said to be the tallest wooden pagoda in Asia. No casualties were reported in the incident. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.




Asia's tallest wooden pagoda destroyed
The 16-story structure was said to be the tallest wooden pagoda in Asia. No casualties were reported in the incident. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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Above, Lion Dance during New Year's Eve celebration, Feb 18, 2015, in Chinatown, Philadelphia.
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Dangerously high levels of trans fats found in 19 Hong Kong baked goods, posing risk of heart disease, consumer watchdog reveals
Popular Hong Kong baked products such as puff pastry are loaded with trans fats which could cause coronary heart disease when consumed in excessive amounts, the city’s consumer watchdog has warned. One-quarter of the total baked cakes and puff pastries – or 19 out of 75 products – in the Consumer Council’s study were found to have exceeded the suggested daily consumption of trans fats by the World Health Organisation and the Food and Agricultural Organisation. Adults are advised not to consume…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:01:59 +0800


Politics in Hong Kong is broken, it’s time for Beijing to get involved, former minister says
A former minister has called on Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to announce the full withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill, apologise for her handling of the saga, and appoint a commission of inquiry to look into alleged excessive use of force by police last Wednesday.In an interview with the Post on Monday, former secretary for transport and housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said Lam needed to assess if she intended to stay on as chief executive, but the current political…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:01:29 +0800


China to fire up small test nuclear reactor to heat smog-prone north
China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.The small heating reactor was planned for the city of Jiamusi in northeastern Heilongjiang province, one of two proposed units with a combined capacity of 400 megawatts, Wang Xujia, a senior engineer with the State Power Investment Corp, said on the sidelines of an…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:49:31 +0800


Japan X drummer Yoshiki apologises for posting picture with Jackie Chan, after fans slam ‘running dog of communist China’
Yoshiki, the drummer with legendary rock band X Japan, has issued an apology after posting images of himself and Jackie Chan deep in conversation at a restaurant.Social media users were quick to condemn his decision to have a meal with the Hong Kong-born actor, accusing him of cosying up to “a running dog of communist China” and “a supporter of a dictatorship”.One said “shame on you,” while another poster added: “I am sorry, X [Japan] and you are very important to me and I love you very much,…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:12:08 +0800


Donald Trump said it’s OK to get campaign dirt from foreigners. Is that legal?
After three years of scandal over Russia's interference in America's 2016 election, US President Donald Trump drew a storm of criticism for saying he would not tell the FBI if a foreign country offered him dirt on an opponent.Even after Trump backed off Friday and said he would indeed notify law enforcement, his manoeuvring still raised questions about what's legal and what's not when it comes to foreign influence in US elections.What exactly did Trump say?In an ABC News interview with George…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:05:59 +0800


Why the first Chinese Imax war film The Eight Hundred was pulled from Shanghai film festival
The official release date of China-produced second world war epic The Eight Hundred is in the balance after its world premiere at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival was cancelled. The decision came to light one day before the opening of the festival, which runs from June 15 to June 24.The official Weibo account of the film said the premiere, scheduled for its opening day, was cancelled due to technical reasons. A series of promotional events planned for the film at the festival were…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:00:13 +0800


London-Shanghai stock connect goes live, allowing foreign firms to list their shares in mainland China for the first time
Foreign companies will be able to list their shares in mainland China for the first time starting today, with the official launch of the long-awaited London-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme.The groundbreaking project, which will enable firms listed in the UK and mainland China to raise funds on each other’s stock market, is seen as a major step for Beijing in its efforts to internationalise its markets. It had originally been scheduled to launch in December.Huatai Securities, one of China’s…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:58:50 +0800


Paris Air Show: Europe’s air forces outgunned by US and China on defence spending
As European leaders prepared to formalise the launch of a next-generation combat jet on Monday, analysts warned the continent’s air forces were increasingly outpaced by American and soon Chinese aerospace industries that are swimming in cash.President Emmanuel Macron will attend the opening of the Paris Air Show where the defence ministers of France, Germany and Spain will sign the cooperation framework for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).The new jet is part of a broader push to unify…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:34:51 +0800


Polar bear’s fur inspires Chinese breakthrough in super insulator for space
What can withstand heat of more than 1,000 degrees Celsius, maintain its elasticity in extreme cold, and dry almost instantly after being submerged in water? The answer is a new synthetic fur which has been developed by Chinese scientists, who set out to mimic – and improve upon – the unique properties of the polar bear’s coat. The team, led by Professor Yu Shuhong, was at first simply curious to know what made the polar bear so comfortable and successful in the unforgiving environment of the…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:34:17 +0800


Pro-democracy student activist Joshua Wong leaves Hong Kong prison after serving one month of two-month sentence
Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung, fresh out of jail on Monday, said he would join the fight of millions of Hongkongers against the highly contentious extradition bill until the government backs down.The founder of political group Demosisto, who returned to prison in May to finish his two-month term for contempt of court, made the pledge as he was released from jail on Monday morning.Wearing a white shirt and black trousers, he was greeted by more than 10 members of Demosisto who…

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:30:08 +0800
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South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories
Fearing a spillover effect, is it time the central bank cut rates?

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:12:14 +0000


New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the new cabinet by President Ramaphosa.

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 18:02:44 +0000


ANC vote share improves relative to 2016 local government elections
The 2019 elections have the potential to lift business and investor confidence from present low levels.

Mon, 13 May 2019 19:13:49 +0000


Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba
This year, the number of exhibitors from 19 other African countries rose to 257 from 229.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:05:44 +0000


South Africa appoints Fourth Industrial Revolution commission
Ramaphosa will chair the commission, and operational support will be provided by a secretariat of officials.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 18:16:35 +0000


Analysis: China to roll out Belt and Road 2.0
Xi must convince Europe and others that his flagship economic vision will be fair, inclusive, transparent.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:40:33 +0000


Will Brazil implement pension reforms?
Economists say this has to happen to boost the Brazilian economy, but the social resistance remains strong.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:47:54 +0000


India, Russia discuss ties, military procurement
Despite US threat of sanctions, India says it will go ahead and purchase advanced Russian defense systems.

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:24:59 +0000


Moscow: Russian troops in Venezuela for as long as needed
US President Donald Trump has told the Russians to "get out" of Venezuela.

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 19:35:08 +0000


Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative
A Washington Post article on March 23 accused Italy of "defying the wishes of the Trump administration".

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:46:49 +0000
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Hong Kong, Hanging in the Balance
Beijing takes a run at dismantling the city’s democratic freedoms.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:22:03 GMT


A Radical Plan to Fix the Dollar
Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump agree on at least one thing: America’s currency problems are hurting workers.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:00:04 GMT


Hong Kong Protesters Return to the Streets, Rejecting Leader’s Apology
Protesters dismissed the apology by Carrie Lam as insincere and called for her resignation among a growing list of demands.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:12:54 GMT


Hundreds of Thousands March Through Hong Kong
The suspension of a bill that would allow extradition to China was not enough to deter people from demonstrating again this Sunday.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:14:55 GMT


Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image
The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his rule?

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:45:14 GMT


Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests
Opponents of a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China were undeterred by the suspension of the legislation, protesting by the hundreds of thousands for the second consecutive weekend.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:54:40 GMT


‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm
Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:00:08 GMT


How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi
Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:59:57 GMT


Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More
The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:57:49 GMT


The Murder Case That Lit the Fuse in Hong Kong
The government said it needed an extradition bill to punish a killer. Hundreds of thousands of protesters didn’t buy it.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:00:07 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.