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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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US judge sentences Chinese national for trying to illegally export ‘highly sensitive’ military technology
A US district judge has sentenced a Chinese national accused of using multiple aliases and conspiring to illegally export “highly sensitive” US military technology to China to 40 months in prison.The US Justice Department said on Friday that Tao Li, 39, tried to procure “military and space-grade technology” in violation of the US export control laws. Judge Diane J. Humetewa of the District of Arizona handed down the sentence, which included three years of supervised release after the prison…

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:56:41 +0800


Boris Johnson may not get crucial vote on Brexit deal as ex-Tory rebels seek to force delay
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may not even get the chance to put his Brexit deal to the vote on Saturday, with support growing for a move by an alliance of former Conservatives and opposition Members of Parliament to delay the decision by a week or more.Former Tory minister Oliver Letwin and Labour MP Hilary Benn have put down an amendment to Johnson’s motion which would withhold approval for the Brexit deal until the bill that implements it is law.If it is passed, Johnson would be…

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:12:46 +0800


Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ‘totally corrupt’ ruling elite grows
Tens of thousands of angry protesters blocked roads, burned tyres and marched across Lebanon for a second day on Friday, demanding the removal of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of breakdown.Addressing protesters, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri blamed his rivals in government for obstructing reforms that could have resolved the economic crisis and gave them a 72-hour deadline to stop blocking him, otherwise he hinted he may resign.He said Lebanon was going…

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 01:45:14 +0800


China detains Japanese professor on suspicion of spying
Chinese authorities in September detained a Japanese professor from Hokkaido University, it was learned on Friday from sources familiar with bilateral ties.The professor, who is in his 40s, was taken into custody in Beijing, with the authorities saying he “violated domestic laws”, indicating that he may have been suspected of spying, according to the sources.Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges including espionage. All of them are civilians,…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:34:28 +0800


Hong Kong can step up fight against global warming by declaring a ‘climate emergency’
Hong Kong could become a climate action role model for the world by declaring a “climate emergency” and increasing adaptation measures, said two experts on Friday.Zhai Panmao and Hans-Otto Pörtner, co-chairs of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group, were in the city to meet academics and engineers and discuss the latest findings in a recent report at a meeting hosted by the Hong Kong Observatory.“The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate”,…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:48:26 +0800


James Mattis hits back at Donald Trump: ‘honoured to be most overrated general’
Former US defence secretary James Mattis said he was honoured to be the “world’s most overrated general” in a swipe at his former boss, Donald Trump, who insulted him earlier this week.At a gala charity dinner in New York on Thursday evening, Mattis told diners he had now “achieved greatness.”“I’m not just an overrated general. I am the greatest, the world’s most overrated,” he said.“I’m honoured to be considered that by Donald Trump because he also called Meryl Streep an overrated actress,” he…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:40:38 +0800


Hong Kong manslaughter convict Tsang Man-wai who recruited notorious British banker Rurik Jutting to help with sentence appeal has bid dismissed by court
A judge has slammed an appellant convicted of manslaughter in Hong Kong for taking up court time with a shoddy case that notorious killer Rurik Jutting helped him prepare.At the Court of Appeal, Tsang Man-wai had applied to take his bid to reduce his life sentence for stabbing his elder brother to death to the Court of Final Appeal, after the lower court dismissed his application two years ago.But he did so with written submissions drafted by British banker Jutting in a legal challenge that…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:18:42 +0800


China employment steady despite Donald Trump’s claim US trade war cost country ‘3 million jobs’
China’s employment situation is holding steady despite claims by US President Donald Trump that China has lost 3 million jobs as a consequence of the trade war, data released on Friday showed.China created 10.97 million new jobs in the first nine months of this year, or 99.7 per cent of the full-year target of 11 million, according to the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).The figure comes despite the country’s headline gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter slowing…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:00:11 +0800


Melting Russian permafrost could cost economy US$2.3 billion a year
Russia plans to pay more attention to the impact climate change is having on its vast permafrost area.Thawing of once permanently frozen ground covering more than half of Russia is putting buildings, pipelines and other infrastructure at risk of damage.With the Arctic warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, that is a big problem. The economic loss is 50 billion to 150 billion roubles (US$2.3 billion) a year, said Alexander Krutikov, deputy minister for the Far East and Arctic…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:00:08 +0800


Son of late tycoon Henry Fok believes a colour revolution will not succeed in Hong Kong
It is impossible for a colour revolution to succeed in Hong Kong and there is a need to introduce national security legislation in the wake of the increasingly violent anti-government protests, a son of late tycoon and philanthropist Henry Fok Ying-tung said.In an interview with Chinese state newspaper Global Times, published on Friday, Ian Fok Chun-wan, also a local deputy to the National People’s Congress, said there were serious problems with the education system in Hong Kong, which had led…

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:31:51 +0800
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South African government issues $5bn in bonds
Investor demand for the bonds came from Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Middle East, and Africa.

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 18:46:13 +0000


BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans
The NDB plans to almost double its loans to $16 billion this year and increase its impact.

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:30:56 +0000


WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’
To this end, notable outcomes such as action plans tackling the crisis of gender-based violence were created.

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:48:50 +0000


Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth
Agricultural industry welcomed the plan in principle as it addresses several policy and structural issues.

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:44:30 +0000


Turkey edges closer to Russia
Putin and Erdogan discuss sales of advanced Russian fighter jets to Turkey, pulling it even more from NATO.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 11:33:49 +0000


Iran’s Zarif willing to work with Europe to save JCPOA
Zarif says Iran is willing to re-comply with its obligations even if the US won’t return to the JCPOA.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:40:53 +0000


Japan Credit Rating Agency rates BRICS Bank AAA
The BRICS' New Development Bank mobilizes resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:17:30 +0000


Ford to expand, upgrade R&D in China operations
Ford's plans are to fully support the automotive company's China operations with a rollout of new cars.

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 11:23:56 +0000


Botswana: Minergy set to unlock vast coal resources
Botswana has more than 210 billion tons of coal or more than three times those of South Africa.

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:38:49 +0000


India launches Moon lander
India wants to be the fourth nation - after the US, Russia, and China - to land on the moon.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:42:56 +0000
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Why the Protests in Hong Kong May Have No End in Sight
Influential local allies of Beijing, the group most likely to be able to resolve the impasse, are divided on a range of issues, including the protesters’ demand for full democracy.

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:17:13 GMT


LeBron James Faces Backlash Unseen Since ‘The Decision’
The issues of China and protests in Hong Kong are far different from N.B.A. free agency. But nine years later, James, himself, has also changed.

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:36:39 GMT


What’s Happening With the Hong Kong Protests?
The demonstrations created the Chinese territory’s worst political crisis in years, ensnaring Beijing, Washington and foreign businesses, including the N.B.A. Here’s a guide to what’s happening.

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:33:35 GMT


Inside a Brazen Scheme to Woo China: Gifts, Golf and a $4,254 Wine
Confidential documents detail Deutsche Bank’s influence campaign and hiring practices in China. More than 100 relatives of top Communist Party officials got jobs.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:01:51 GMT


‘Our River Was Like a God’: How Dams and China’s Might Imperil the Mekong
A river system that feeds millions of people is in danger of being starved of the nutrients needed to sustain its life.

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:38:28 GMT


For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home
President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to a compromise on trade in recent days as they feel political pressures at home and face weakening economies.

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:42:04 GMT


Trump Reaches ‘Phase 1’ Deal With China and Delays Planned Tariffs
President Trump said he had reached an agreement with China to walk back tensions in the trade war as he met with a top Chinese envoy Friday

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:31:37 GMT


E.T.F. Investors Are Going for Gold, Despite Many Drawbacks
Gold has often been viewed as a haven, but many experts say it isn’t needed to diversify a portfolio and adds unnecessary expense.

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:00:05 GMT


U.S. and China May Be Headed for Mini-Deal on Trade This Week
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said a limited deal that would prevent President Trump’s planned tariff increase this month and set rules around how China manages its currency could be announced.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:53:10 GMT


China Blows Whistle on Nationalistic Protests Against the N.B.A.
China has clamped down on state media coverage and online discussion of an American basketball executive’s tweet about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:58:55 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.