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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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Vancouver residents offer up their homes to help win bail for Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou
A series of Vancouver residents offered to pledge their homes worth millions of dollars to ensure the release of Huawei chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, as a Canadian judge neared a decision Tuesday on whether to grant her bail. Meng has been imprisoned since December 1, when she was detained while changing planes in Vancouver International Airport on a request by the United States, which seeks her extradition on multiple fraud charges stemming from alleged breaches of sanctions...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:24:54 +0800


Nazi sympathiser James Fields Jnr should get life sentence plus 419 years for Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ attack that killed Heather Heyer
An American neo-Nazi who drove his car into a group of counter-protesters last year during a white supremacist rally in Virginia, killing a woman, should be given life in prison, a jury said on Tuesday. James Alex Fields Jnr, 21, was found guilty of murder and other charges last week following a two-week jury trial in Charlottesville. The same seven-woman, five-man jury that convicted Fields recommended a sentence of life in prison and an additional 419 years. Fields will be given a formal...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:22:30 +0800


China looks set to cut tariffs on US autos from 40pc to 15pc, White House tells carmakers
White House officials have told carmakers following a US-China trade call that the Trump administration believes China will cut tariffs on US autos to 15 per cent from the current 40 per cent, an auto executive said on Tuesday after being briefed on the previous evening’s call. The executive said the United States had not received any formal documentation of China’s move. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He told US Trade Representative Robert...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:35:17 +0800


Beijing’s detention of Michael Kovrig has precedent as an act of reprisal, warns former Canadian ambassador to China David Mulroney
Canada’s former ambassador to China has cited parallels between Beijing’s detention of former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and the 2014 arrests of two other Canadians – arrests that also occurred after Ottawa acted on a US government request to detain a Chinese national. David Mulroney, who served as Canada’s ambassador in Beijing from 2009 to 2012, spoke to the South China Morning Post on Tuesday, shortly after reports were confirmed that Michael Kovrig, a former...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:59:52 +0800


Photos revealing personal life of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou are given to Vancouver court to show her time in Canada
The photographs of detained Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou could come straight out of a promotional album for Vancouver. The family poses in Stanley Park, with the Lion’s Gate Bridge in the background. On a boat in False Creek. At the Whistler ski resort. Children clamber on driftwood logs on the shores of English Bay. In all, Meng’s face beams back. But every other face in the pictures is redacted, covered in a court-imposed black rectangle. The pictures were released by British...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:21:57 +0800


All eyes on China’s annual conference as President Xi Jinping prepares to unveil economic game plan for 2019 amid trade war tensions with the US
Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling a meeting with the country’s top leadership to manage lingering trade tensions abroad and deepening growth slowdown at home, in which tax cuts, fiscal stimulus and greater market openings are expected to be discussed. The Central Economic Work Conference, which is likely to be held next week, is an annual gathering of Chinese state leaders, ministers, provincial governors and senior advisers that is intended to build a consensus and chart out...

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:04:22 +0800


‘Promiscuous women get gangrene’ – what Chinese summer camps taught teens about gender values
“I dressed myself up in a fashionable and revealing way, and that’s an invitation for others to insult me and rape me,” says a sobbing woman in a video shown to teenagers at a summer camp in Wenzhou, in eastern China’s Zhejiang province. “Three drops of sperm are equal to poison, and they will hurt unclean women. I’m afraid my body will rot, will stink and ache, and they’ll have to amputate my legs.” Her words were supposed to reinforce another...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:47:17 +0800


Happy birthday, comrade – why China’s Communist Party sends a card on the date you joined
Members of the Chinese Communist Party are receiving “Happy Birthday” cards from their party branch, not on their actual birthday but on each anniversary of them joining the party. The practice has gained popularity in the past two years since Xi Jinping, the president and party chief, vowed to strengthen the party’s control over China. One party member who worked for a state-run energy company told the South China Morning Post he was surprised to receive a “Happy...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:33:54 +0800


Indian leader Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP suffers major setback in state election battle
Tuesday’s results have given a real boost to the Indian National Congress as it battles for supremacy against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the country’s state elections. Congress can now look forward to forming governments in the former BJP domains of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, with Madhya Pradesh too close to call at the time of publication. In Rajasthan, where Congress wrested control from incumbent Vasundhara Raje, identity politics...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:28:06 +0800


Donald Trump plans to get the military to build border wall if Democrats refuse to fund controversial project
President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to order the military to build a multibillion-dollar barrier along the United States-Mexico border if Democrats refuse funding for the controversial project. Tweeting ahead of a White House meeting with opposition Democratic Party leaders, Trump claimed that the wall was needed to prevent “large scale crime and disease” brought by illegal immigrants. “If the Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country, the Military will...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:21:25 +0800
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Religion as a tool of colonialist power in WWI
Hanief Haider examines Hanief Haider examines how the past 100 years of religious politics have shaped the post-colonial Middle East.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:39:33 +0000


South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts
But extended electrical power instability could hinder growth, analysts warn.

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:09:17 +0000


Trump meets Xi: No extra tariffs as talks continue
After a war of words, China's Xi and America's Trump agree to no new trade tariffs ... for now.

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 16:47:10 +0000


Russia detains Ukrainian vessels
The UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss the incident in a Monday session.

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:43:43 +0000


China says US trade claims ‘destructive’
"[We] will take necessary measures and safeguard legitimate rights and interests of Chinese businesses," Beijing said.

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:50:29 +0000


India to keep trade ties with Iran under sanctions
One item in focus was the strategic Iranian port of Chabahar which has been exempted from the sanctions regimen.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:42:32 +0000


Brazil: Bolsonaro walks back controversial statements
Recently, Bolsonaro vowed to scrap the Paris Agreement on the environment but was forced to walk back his statements.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:43:04 +0000


Putin calls for INF dialogue
Trump had said he wanted to withdraw from the INF treaty because of alleged Russian violations.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:55:09 +0000


South Africa lags in BRICS ease of business
South Africa is the fifth easiest country in Africa to run a business and fell to a rank of 82 out of 190 nations.

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:54:30 +0000


South Africa faces difficult fiscal decisions: Mboweni
For ordinary South Africans, electricity and fuel, have risen. Unemployment is unacceptably high.

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:46:12 +0000
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Former Canadian Diplomat Disappears in China, Adding to Tensions
Michael Kovrig vanished less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior Chinese tech executive, Meng Wanzhou. He may have been detained.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:12:07 GMT


Targets of U.S. Sanctions Hire Lobbyists With Trump Ties to Seek Relief
Representing clients who face penalties from Washington is a lucrative new niche, especially for lobbyists who have links to the president or his administration.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 03:07:44 GMT


Huawei Executive’s Lawyers Fight for Bail Ahead of Extradition Decision
On the second day of a bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, a top Huawei executive who is accused of fraud, her lawyers laid out the reasons she was not a flight risk.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 21:33:10 GMT


Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate Change. China Must Step Up.
China can do more. The planet depends on it.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:00:04 GMT


The Huawei Executive’s Arrest Is Igniting Fear. The U.S. Should Take Notice.
Chinese tech entrepreneurs are rethinking their business trips and their American ties. They could instead be valuable allies in the drive to bring more freedom to China.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:16 GMT


Chinese Court Says Apple Infringed on Qualcomm Patents
The decision is the latest turn in a broad legal battle between the companies. But they disagreed about its impact on iPhone sales in China.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:07:22 GMT


Chinese Police Detain Prominent Pastor and Over 100 Protestants
The detention of one of China’s most prominent pastors and over 100 congregants signals the government’s growing crackdown on unofficial worship.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:41:21 GMT


Tete-a-tete after tit-for-tat
The presidents of the United States and China call a (temporary) truce.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:04 GMT


China Tries to Balance Anger Over Huawei Arrest With Warmer Trade Ties
China is pushing hard for the release of a tech executive, while still trying to follow up on President Trump’s recent truce in trade frictions.

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:59 GMT


A Photographer Goes Missing in China
Lu Guang’s images have shown the world China’s dark side.

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 19:30:14 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.