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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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China’s endless war on red tape leads to … more red tape
China’s war on bureaucratic window dressing has been stepped up, with 2019 declared the year of reducing the burden on grass-roots officials.Chinese President Xi Jinping is counting on the millions of junior party cadres across the country to implement his ambitious campaigns to end corruption, alleviate poverty and rejuvenate the nation. Instead, they often find themselves entangled in endless meetings and exhausted by the mountains of reports they are required to prepare.Li, a staffer at a…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:30:05 +0800


Death of Filipino helper whose chronic illness could have been treated with medication puts focus back on conditions for domestic workers in Hong Kong
Filipino Maristel Pepito, 35, worked in Hong Kong for barely half a year before she died in hospital on February 18.Now friends and family members say her brief time in the city as a domestic worker was marked by long hours at work, insufficient food and rest, and a lack of care from her employers when she fell seriously ill.Her employers deny any wrongdoing. Contacted by the Post, a representative of the family said police would not have let them go if they had mistreated Pepito while she…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:00:12 +0800


Egyptian UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali mine explosion
A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Saturday when a mine exploded as their convoy passed through central Mali, the UN mission in the country said.The blast hit part of the Egyptian contingent of the UN force close to the Burkina Faso border, the UN stabilisation mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said. The peacekeeper killed was Egyptian.One attacker was killed, according to a security source.MINUSMA chief Mahamat Saleh Annadif called it a “cowardly attack”.UN chief Antonio Guterres’s…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:23:23 +0800


Sudan protest leaders and army rulers plan more talks on possible power transfer to civilian council
Protest leaders and Sudan’s army rulers will hold more talks over transferring power to a civilian administration after a round of negotiations ended Saturday, as thousands of demonstrators massed outside the army headquarters.The talks were held on the eve of the protest leaders’ planned announcement of a ruling civilian council they say will replace the country’s current ruling military body.“We clarified our main demand, which is the transfer of power to civilian authorities,” Siddiq Yousef,…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 06:33:54 +0800


Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ for migrants over intimidating armed groups on US border
Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing.“These types of practices can drive human rights abuses of people who migrate or request asylum or refuge in the United States,” Mexico’s Foreign Relations Ministry said in a statement, referring to “militia groups” in New Mexico.It added that patrols “on the…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 05:53:36 +0800


Tiger attacks Kansas zookeeper in full view of visitors after ‘error’ brought the two together
A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a worker at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff members were able to coax the animal away with food, officials said.The zookeeper was alert and awake when she was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, city of Topeka spokeswoman Molly Hadfield said by phone.The victim, the primary tiger keeper at the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Centre, was in the predator’s outdoor habitat when…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 04:48:52 +0800


MD Anderson Cancer Centre ousts 3 scientists over alleged links to Chinese espionage
A prominent cancer centre in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as being involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research.Peter Pisters, the president of the MD Anderson Cancer Centre, told The Houston Chronicle that the National Institutes of Health wrote to the cancer centre last year detailing conflicts of interest and unreported foreign income by five faculty members, and gave it 30 days to respond.“As stewards of taxpayer dollars invested…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 04:33:40 +0800


‘Oversubscribed’ US Navy leans more on coastguard to help counter China
As a US coastguard cutter sailed through the East China Sea last month, Chinese vessels shadowed it on the high seas, service officials said. It was a reminder to the Americans of where they were: in a strategic area a couple hundred miles from China’s shores.The situation underscored the evolving US response to the rise of China and the coastguard’s role operating missions typically closer to home. The coastguard is increasingly orienting itself toward China, senior officials said, by…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 03:26:18 +0800


The battle for Tripoli: at least 220 killed in Libyan capital fighting in just 2 weeks
Fighting between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli escalated in the past couple of days, a spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army said Saturday, as the death toll rose to at least 220, including combatants and civilians, since the LNA declared a major military offensive to take the capital earlier this month.Fighting erupted April 5 pitting the LNA, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter and aligned with a rival government in the east, against militias affiliated with Tripoli…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 03:22:16 +0800


New bout of heavy fighting between pro-government forces and rebels in Yemen kills dozens
Yemeni officials say heavy fighting in Yemen’s southern Dhale province between pro-government forces and Shiite rebels has killed more than 85 people.The officials say the Houthi rebels recaptured the district of Damt and the surrounding area from forces allied with the internationally recognised government after more than a week of fighting. They say dozens have been wounded.Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war pitting the Iran-backed Houthis against the government of President Abed Rabbo…

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 02:28:10 +0800
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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


New Zealand mosque massacre fueled by social media hate speech
The attack which killed at least 49 Muslims could not have happened without support and planning on social media.

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:28:24 +0000


Analysis: China’s Silk Road Eyes G7 Nations
Italy could sign an MoU on joining the One Road, One Belt initiative when Xi Jinping visits Rome March 20.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:48:44 +0000


China-Russia ties to enter ‘new stage’
Trade between BRICS allies China and Russia has continued to surge since 2016.

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 15:39:16 +0000


South African economy reaps benefit of weak rand
Household consumption expenditure growth was steady at 1.1 per cent in the fourth and third quarters.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:04:25 +0000


Russia selling advanced weapons to US allies
The S-400 can engage all types of aerial targets including aircraft and VLO (Very Low Observable) craft.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:25:53 +0000


China, US edge closer to trade deal
March 1, absent a deal, the US raises tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products from 10 to 25%.

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:33:59 +0000
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Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business
The company had long struggled to gain traction in China despite operating there for more than a decade.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:52:29 GMT


A Market-Driven Green New Deal? We’d Be Unstoppable
Any serious energy transformation will need to harness America’s powerful and creative economic engine.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:00:07 GMT


U.S. Scholar Who Advises Trump Says China Blocked His Visa Application
The scholar, Michael Pillsbury, said the move seemed to be in retaliation for American restrictions on visas for visiting Chinese scholars.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:19:20 GMT


India Halts Downloads of TikTok Video App, Citing Harm to Children
TikTok is popular with children and young adults worldwide, but regulators are scrutinizing it, citing concerns about misuse and privacy.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:12:32 GMT


China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults
New figures suggest the Chinese slowdown is bottoming out. Credit goes to a wave of lending, but economists warn that debt-fueled growth can’t continue.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 02:21:23 GMT


Being Tracked While Reporting in China, Where ‘There Are No Whys’
A reporter traveled to Xinjiang territory, where thousands of ethnic Uighurs have been detained in camps. The authorities followed his every move.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:00:08 GMT


Donald Trump, China Savior? Some Chinese Say Yes
Business leaders and intellectuals say one of Beijing’s toughest critics could force the country to change. Still needed: voices of support from the inside.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:00:07 GMT


U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions
Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 21:49:24 GMT


In Search for Leverage, Trump May Be Undercutting His Own Trade Deals
President Trump’s unpredictable style has brought foreign countries to the negotiating table. But will it result in the United States leaving with more?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:00:06 GMT


F.B.I. Bars Some China Scholars From Visiting U.S. Over Spying Fears
The Trump administration is revoking the visas of a number of Chinese experts who study the United States, fearful they share information with security agencies.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 16:21:40 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.