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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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‘Don’t repeat the mistakes of Sars’, survivors’ group urges Hong Kong government as it wrestles with China coronavirus outbreak
As Hong Kong battles to keep the Wuhan coronavirus at bay, the government should not forget the dark days of the Sars outbreak 17 years ago and avoid the mistakes that caused people great pain, a survivors’ group has warned.The Hong Kong Sars Mutual Help Association, a group formed by more than 300 survivors infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003, urged the government to be proactive, including banning non-locals who had visited Wuhan within the past month from entering the city,…

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 01:00:47 +0800


China coronavirus: second US patient tests positive as health officials investigate 63 more suspected cases
A second case of the Wuhan coronavirus has been confirmed in the United States, US health authorities announced on Friday.The patient, a woman in her 60s, had recently travelled to Chicago from the Chinese city, which is the epicentre of the contagion that is spreading globally, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.The woman travelled to Wuhan in late December and returned on January 13, said Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health.“The…

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 00:19:14 +0800


German gunman kills six in ‘brutal attack on his own family’
A gunman killed six people and seriously wounded two others in southwestern Germany on Friday, police said, with local media reporting that the victims were relatives of the shooter.The gunman, believed to have a personal motive, launched an assault in the town of Rot am See. Police in nearby Aalen said that a man with a personal connection to the victims had been arrested and there was no indication that other gunmen were involved.After the shooting at around 12.45pm, first responders arrived…

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 00:09:54 +0800


Thousands protest in Iraq to demand ouster of US troops
Thousands of supporters of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a rally to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-hit capital on edge.The march rattled the separate, months-old protest movement that has gripped the capital and the Shiite-majority south since October, demanding a government overhaul, early elections and more accountability.In the early hours of Friday, thousands of men, women and children of all ages massed under grey skies in the…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:24:23 +0800


Wuhan residents start Year of the Rat in scramble to stockpile food, medical supplies
China ushers in the Year of the Rat on Saturday. In the country’s folklore the animal symbolises wealth and surplus.That is far from the mood in the city of Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province. Frustrated and increasingly angry residents will welcome in the new year without the festive traditional feasts, and more with concern about shortages of food and medical supplies on the second day of a citywide lockdown to try and stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus.The previously unknown virus…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:50:53 +0800


Singapore PM: ‘one country, two systems’ may not last unless Hong Kong’s housing crisis is fixed
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the “one country, two systems” principle that governs Hong Kong may not last unless the government makes progress on protester concerns over the lack of affordable housing in the Asian financial hub.Speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lee said he sympathises with Hong Kong protesters, but does not see how their methods – which have included violent rallies, petrol bombs and vandalism – will resolve their problems.Hong…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:43:25 +0800


Wuhan coronavirus: hospitals turning people away as doctors say ‘home is best’ in many cases
After more than a week of worry and multiple talks with doctors, a woman from Wuhan was relieved on Thursday when her uncle – a suspected coronavirus patient – was finally admitted to hospital.Wang, who declined to give her full name, said her uncle began coughing on January 15. Five days later, he went to Tongji Hospital and after having a CAT scan was diagnosed with viral pneumonia, though the doctor said he could not be sure if it was the new coronavirus.“They said it might be, but also…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:29:08 +0800


Hong Kong police arrest four for ‘supporting role’ in alleged plot to build remote-controlled bomb
Four people have been arrested in Hong Kong for their supporting role in an alleged plot to build a remote-controlled bomb in Tuen Mun last month, police said.The suspects, three men and a woman, aged 25 to 73, were arrested in police raids in Jordan, Kwun Tong and Diamond Hill on Friday.Investigators said the alleged plotters planned to manufacture explosives and intended to “create chaos and injure people” during public assemblies over the new year.Officers in December charged a male school…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:07:02 +0800


Two dead, homes damaged after large explosion rocks Houston
A massive explosion at a manufacturing building ripped through a Houston neighbourhood early Friday morning, and police said at least two people were killed and several injured while homes were damaged by the explosion that sent out blast waves detected for miles.“First and foremost, I want to say that we do have confirmed fatalities in this case, at least two confirmed fatalities,” Houston police chief Art Acevedo said at a press briefing.Aerial video showed the shredded and collapsed wreckage…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:04:49 +0800


China coronavirus: pressure mounts on Hong Kong Education Bureau to suspend classes after Lunar New Year holiday to safeguard students, teachers
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau came under pressure from parents, teachers and principals on Friday to suspend classes following the Lunar New Year holiday amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak after neighbouring Macau took a similar step.The city’s two leading teachers’ unions have urged education officials to suspend classes for at least one to two weeks after most kindergarten, primary, and secondary schools reopen on February 3.The Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU), which represents about 85…

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:49:37 +0800
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South African citrus export volumes to jump in 2020
South Africa’s share in the top six citrus exporting countries more than doubled between 2001 and 2017.

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 11:21:48 +0000


Renewable energy a key focus area for the BRICS Bank
The NDB will also make an investment of up to $100 million in the Patria Infrastructure Fund IV, L.P. in Brazil.

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:19:29 +0000


Eskom crisis could result in elimination of regulatory hurdles
Eskom instituted an unprecedented Stage 6 loadshedding schedule on Monday   State-owned electricity utility Eskom had to institute a Stage 6 loadshedding schedule, which meant that they were short 6 000 Megwatts (MW) on December 9 due to a variety of breakdowns at its plants. These included the loss of power supply to the incline conveyors […]

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:15:16 +0000


How Yemen Rises
Donors and Yemen's government should encourage experts who understand the country’s health and environmental challenges to engage with those innovators.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:48:06 +0000


BRICS New Development Bank moves into technical assistance
The NDB will provide a loan of $225 million to India for the Indore Metro Rail Project.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:25:03 +0000


BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme
By the end of 2018, the total loan book of the bank was 30 projects worth approximately $8 billion.

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 17:25:51 +0000


African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 
The AIF had 2,221 participants who came from 109 countries, 48 from Africa and 61 from outside of Africa.

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 12:22:02 +0000


African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness
Today, African travelers no longer need a visa to travel to a quarter of other African countries.

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:24:10 +0000


IEA sees bright outlook for African Energy
If Africa does not change current policies on energy use, it won't achieve the 2030 target of universal electricity.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:25:07 +0000


South African nanosatellites will track shipping, fires
FireSat will take photos of fires from space, giving government early warnings about possible damage to an area.

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:20:54 +0000
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Tougher Huawei Restrictions Stall After Defense Department Objects
Proposed changes to further limit U.S. shipments to Huawei have been delayed amid arguments they could backfire.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:47:46 GMT


Coronavirus Outbreak Sours Japan on Chinese Tourist Boom
Asia’s two largest economies have been drawing closer. But as the Lunar New Year holiday starts, some Japanese say they cannot help but regard Chinese visitors warily.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:51:50 GMT


Panic and Criticism Spread on Chinese Social Media Over Coronavirus
Chinese citizens are overcoming a lack of reporting on the crisis in the state-run media by sharing their own videos and information about the coronavirus outbreak.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:02:57 GMT


Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s Travel Limits Cover 35 Million People
Shanghai Disneyland shut down, and the youngest victim so far was identified as a 36-year-old man.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 05:13:15 GMT


Is America Ready for Another Outbreak?
No. But there are clear steps the government needs to take.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:54:55 GMT


Many in China Wear Them, but Do Masks Block Coronavirus?
They may help, but experts say it’s more important to wash your hands.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 23:02:41 GMT


China Expands Virus Lockdown, Encircling 35 Million
The new travel restrictions include 12 cities as the death toll climbed to 26. In the epicenter, anxiety prevailed as mistrustful residents crowded into hospitals.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:46:39 GMT


Texas Student May Have Wuhan Coronavirus, as Dozens in U.S. Are Monitored
Health officials said they were keeping the Texas A&M student, who had traveled to China, isolated at home.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:04:43 GMT


Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It’s Not a Global Emergency
The number of cases outside China is small, and the disease does not seem to be spreading within other countries.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:27:57 GMT


How China’s Virus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global Economy
Markets have tumbled as investors worry that Chinese shoppers will stay home for the Lunar New Year holiday and beyond. Economists say the possible impact isn’t yet clear.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:48:16 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.