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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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Slack policy on declaring interests sparks concerns over panel vetting proposals for Hong Kong housing schemes
Advisers tasked with vetting housing projects proposed by private developers are only required to declare their interests on an ad hoc basis, the Post has learned, whereas other land advisory panels have publicly available declarations. The less rigorous practice sparked concerns over the Land and Development Advisory Committee’s independence and whether it could safeguard public interests. The Post earlier reported that at least four advisers on the committee including its chairman and...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:50:26 +0800


Teenage students killed in Crimea college ‘terrorist’ attack
A blast at a college in the Crimean peninsula’s city of Kerch was an act of terrorism carried out using a home-made bomb, TASS news agency cited Sergei Melikov, first deputy head of the National Guard, as saying on Wednesday. Investigators said the bomb was packed with shrapnel and went off in the canteen and at least 13 people were killed – most of them teenagers. The head of the college told local television that gunmen went through the college killing anyone they could find and...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:48:28 +0800


Trade war: Chinese exporters fight to save profit margins at country’s biggest trade fair
Over 25,000 Chinese exporters gathered this week at China’s largest trade fair wondering what they will do if potential American buyers stop visiting and orders from the US dry up. Against the backdrop of the escalating US-China trade war, the fair in the southern city of Guangzhou – seen as a measure of China’s overall export robustness – opened its doors on Monday to an estimated 200,000 buyers from across the world. The 124th China Import and Export Fair, also known...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:42:33 +0800


Chinese rabies vaccine maker told to set up compensation fund
The Chinese manufacturer of rabies vaccines that was fined 9.1 billion yuan (US$1.3 billion) for falsifying its records has also been ordered to set up a compensation fund for anyone affected by the scandal, although no one has yet made such a claim. Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences, the country’s second-largest vaccine producer, was told it must pay between 200,000 and 650,000 yuan to anyone who died from rabies or was made sick after receiving one of its ineffective or harmful...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:32:09 +0800


Pakistan hangs child killer who confessed to spate of attacks including five murders
Pakistani authorities Wednesday executed a man convicted of raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, in an incident that shocked the country and sparked riots earlier this year. Chilling CCTV footage broadcast on television following the killing purportedly showed the young girl – Zainab Fatima Ameen – walking hand in hand with an unidentified man, in what may have been her last moments. Imran Ali, 24, was handed four separate death sentences for the rape and murder, which took...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:26:10 +0800


Chinese man sues after being forced into mental health facility, mistreated
A man from Henan province in central China is suing his university and the mental health centre where he says he was beaten, forced to undergo electroconvulsive therapy and force-fed medication in 2015. Liu Gang (not his real name) said he was removed from his university, on the orders of an administrator, and spent 134 days as an involuntary patient at the centre after his mother was coerced into signing documents agreeing to his hospitalisation. He first tried to sue in 2016 but his case was...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:03:52 +0800


Taiwanese with mainland residence permits may be banned from public office
Taipei is considering barring Taiwanese with mainland residence permits from running for public office, one of two measures it may take to deter people from going to live across the strait, a senior official said on Wednesday. Mainland China began issuing the permits to Taiwanese in September, a move President Tsai Ing-wen’s government has said was politically orchestrated by Beijing to create the impression of cross-strait unification. But Beijing says the permits were introduced for...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:32:10 +0800


How many tourists are too many for Japan?
Japan sorely needs more tourists to give its economy a shot in the arm – but not too many of them, as the recent influx has left locals grappling with the fallout from misbehaving visitors. The country of 127 million is gunning for 40 million inbound tourists in 2020 – a target thought to be well within reach, until official figures showed a decline in arrivals of more than 5 per cent in September. Travel authorities insist the tourist figures, the first month-on-month drop...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:30:15 +0800


Ex-Buddhist monk who scandalised Thailand with lavish lifestyle convicted of child rape
A former Buddhist monk who sparked outrage in Thailand over his lavish lifestyle and is already serving time for fraud was sentenced to a further 16 years in prison on Wednesday for abducting and raping a child. Wirapol Sukphol, formerly known by his monastic name of Luang Pu Nenkham, was sentenced in August to 114 years in prison after a court found him guilty of fraud, money laundering and computer crimes. Thai police dismiss British tourist’s claim of being raped on popular resort...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:22:57 +0800


‘Decapitated’: Pompeo in Turkey as grisly details of Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged fate emerge
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated inside Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, pro-government daily Yeni Safak reported on Wednesday, saying it heard audio recordings. The report came as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with Turkish officials in Ankara about Khashoggi’s disappearance – a day after visiting Riyadh to discuss the mystery with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Khashoggi’s alleged killers...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:09:00 +0800
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‘Winter is coming,’ IMF told at Bali summit
Indonesia's President said weak coordination among developed countries led to uncertainty in the global economy.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:09:34 +0000


Can Mboweni bring stability to S Africa’s Finance Ministry?
Many believe that President Ramaphosa made an inspired choice in Mboweni and that markets are justifiably optimistic.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:12:40 +0000


India ignores US, buys Russian missiles
India has come under pressure from the US to cancel the arms weapons purchases from Russia.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:00:54 +0000


Brazilian elections: Two candidates dogged by controversy
Whoever wins the vote will inherit a country of enormous potential almost destroyed by decades of mismanagement.

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 21:39:43 +0000


S Africa is in an economic crisis it cannot afford to waste
Economic malaise in South Africa is also due to over 57% of youth estimated to be unemployed.

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 08:11:47 +0000


Lavrov blasts Western powers, invites Trump to Russia
UN involvement in war-ravaged Syria should focus on infrastructure construction and restoration.

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:15:18 +0000


China begins direct flights to Israel
Chinese tourists have been the fastest growing number of global travelers in the past 10 years.

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:43:42 +0000


South Africa’s Ramaphosa unveils stimulus plan
The president is focusing on stimulating the job-intensive agriculture and tourism sectors.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:48:01 +0000


Netanyahu regrets death of Russian troops in Syria
Although the Russian aircraft was shot down by Syrian defenses, Moscow has blamed Israel for the incident.

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:32:17 +0000


Japan: Resolve islands dispute before Russia peace treaty
Putin had said that he wanted to sign a peace treaty "not now, but by the end of the year".

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 19:57:47 +0000
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Are Investors Anxious? Just Look at BlackRock’s Results
The world’s largest asset manager reported a 27 percent increase in its earnings last quarter. But that strong rise masked an increase in investor outflows.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:10:33 GMT


Chinese Internet Star Detained for ‘Disrespectful’ Version of National Anthem
Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:21:02 GMT


China Breaks Silence on Muslim Detention Camps, Calling Them ‘Humane’
A senior official defended the vast detention network in the Xinjiang region, calling it a “vocational education and training program.”

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:46:50 GMT


Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination
Episodes involving discriminatory behavior by the region’s growing Chinese work force have unsettled many Kenyans, particularly at a time when their government seeks closer ties with China.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:00:09 GMT


Head of Powerful Chinese Lender Is Swept Up in Corruption Inquiry
Lai Xiaomin, a former Communist Party secretary and ex-head of Huarong Asset Management, is the latest executive caught up in China’s vast anti-corruption drive.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:25:57 GMT


Steering Hong Kong’s Sovereignty
What semiautonomous really looks like.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 23:27:12 GMT


Trump Embraces Foreign Aid to Counter China’s Global Influence
The move is a significant reversal for the president. A new agency will provide $60 billion in financing aimed at blocking Beijing’s ambitions.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:19:34 GMT


The Leaders Who Unleashed China’s Mass Detention of Muslims
A trail of online evidence establishes how President Xi Jinping and other senior officials adopted a tough new policy to assimilate ethnic minorities.

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 09:00:06 GMT


The Week in Tech: Fears of the Supply Chain in China
For a week now, people have been buzzing about an article that sounded as if it had come from a high-tech spy thriller. Does it point to larger problems?

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:01:21 GMT


How Asian Social Media Transformed a Quiet U.K. Walking Spot
“When we search for London on social media, it’s the first thing we see,” said one South Korean who visited the Seven Sisters cliffs, two hours south of London.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:24:16 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.