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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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Erdogan hopes Turkey can open ‘embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem’ soon
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he again denounced Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan has sought to lead Islamic condemnation of his US counterpart’s move, calling a summit of the leaders of Muslim nations last week in Istanbul who urged the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital. East Jerusalem was annexed...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 23:11:44 +0800


Former senior Chinese diplomat Cao Baijun latest to be caught up in anti-graft campaign
A former senior Chinese diplomat who used to oversee Western Europe and Africa relations has been placed under investigation five years after he left his post, the Communist Party’s anti-graft watchdog said on Sunday. Cao Baijun, 63 – who was director of two bureaus under the party’s International Department that handles ties with foreign political parties – is accused of “serious violations of party discipline”, the Central Commission for Discipline...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 23:03:53 +0800


US fugitive from Bali prison captured after five-day manhunt
Authorities have recaptured an American citizen who escaped from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said on Sunday. Christian Beasley, 32, is believed to have escaped during heavy rain last Monday from the Kerobokan prison in Bali’s provincial capital, Denpasar, by sawing through a ceiling and then climbing over a six-metre-high wall behind the prison. The head of the prison, Tonny Nainggolan, said earlier that another American inmate,...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 22:44:05 +0800


Gabon arrests dozens after knife attack on Danish nationals
Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people on Sunday after a knife attack in the capital apparently committed in retribution for “US attacks against Muslims”, officials said. The men detained were mostly traders and sellers in the popular market in Libreville where the attack happened on Saturday. All those arrested are from West Africa. They were taken to police headquarters were they were due to be questioned, an official said. “Operations are ongoing,” government...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 21:46:52 +0800


China, Russia wrap up anti-missile drills simulating ‘sudden and provocative attacks’
China and Russia have finished a week of joint anti-missile drills simulating “sudden and provocative attacks” from an unspecified source, the Chinese defence ministry said on Sunday. Analysts said the exercise scenario was a clear response to mounting tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programme. China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing The computer-simulated exercise, dubbed Airspace...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 21:30:45 +0800


Hong Kong lawmaker promises more extreme action after legislature rule changes curb filibustering
Localist lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick has vowed to take more extreme action to make his voice heard in Hong Kong’s legislature after the rules of the chamber were amended last week to curb filibustering despite strong opposition. The city’s rival political camps were reviewing their strategies over the weekend after the Legislative Council on Friday passed 25 amendments to its rules of procedure proposed by the pro-establishment bloc and the house rules committee. The changes...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 21:04:23 +0800


Convoy plans to spend HK$300 million on hiring and bonuses to boost morale after graft arrests
Convoy Global Holdings, the Hong Kong financial advisory firm that lost its three most senior executives 10 days ago to the city’s largest graft crackdown in a decade, said it was going to spend its way into the hearts and minds of customers and investors to restore their confidence. The Hong Kong provider of retirement planning and insurance services, whose 100,000 clients include the city’s Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), said it would spend HK$300 million (US$38.4 million) to...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:57:35 +0800


Hong Kong finance chief ‘to boost land supply’ in next budget
Hong Kong’s finance chief has indicated that boosting land supply to ease the city’s housing problems will be a key part of his upcoming budget, through which he said he would strive to elevate “the people’s sense of being well-off”. Paul Chan Mo-po said that while the issue of increasing land supply involved a lot of “controversies and misunderstandings” as well as “complicated interests”, the government was determined to tackle them head-...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:00:33 +0800


China’s blind await the year of the guide dog
Chen Yan is not an ideal guest for most hotels in China. Instead of being welcomed by receptionists, she is often stopped at the front door. Her latest rejection came when she travelled to the southern Chinese city of Wenchang for business last week. The problem? Chen, a piano tuner, is blind: she wanted to check in with her guide dog. “I told the hotel Jenny is a certified service dog, but they said no dogs were allowed in their hotel,” Chen recalls. Their exchange of words went on...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:33:35 +0800


10 people sentenced to death for drug crimes in southern China
Ten people were sentenced to death for drug crimes by courts in Shanwei and Lufeng in southern Guangdong on Saturday. They were executed immediately after the verdict. Their sentences were handed down at a public trial in a stadium in the city of Lufeng, watched on by thousands of people, news website Thepaper.cn reported on Sunday. The 10 people, who were taken away to be executed, were found guilty of crimes including producing and trafficking drugs, murder and robbery. Their names and...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:34:52 +0800
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China: Successful test flight of second C919
China’s C919 can carry 190 passengers for a distance of just over 4,000 km.

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:52:21 +0000


South African Revenue Service expect turnaround in tax collections
The boon for the Revenue Service is the latest sign of a bounce-back in the South African economy.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:13:53 +0000


Boom in Southeast Asia e-commerce predicted
A report co-authored by Google says that 90 per cent of internet users in Southeast Asia are using smartphones.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:21:34 +0000


Putin in quick trip to Egypt, Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin praised historic and strategic ties with Egypt.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:50:26 +0000


Black Friday more popular in South Africa than Cyber Monday
Experts point to the healthy sales record as a sign that the South African economy is bouncing back.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:04:57 +0000


Erdogan, Putin concerned about Mideast stability
The UN, EU, and other organization have criticized Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 11:42:24 +0000


South African final demand surges 3.6% in Q3
In August and September, real retail sales grew by 5.4 per cent y/), which was the highest increase since 2013.

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:14:24 +0000


Children’s progress in South Africa stalled – report
Despite some progress, children face persistent sexual harassment and violence in South Africa.

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 10:56:35 +0000


Russia hosts Eurasian SCO meeting
Sushma Swaraj is representing India, which attends the Sochi SCO meeting as full member for the first time.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:27:48 +0000


China accuses US of unfair anti-dumping measures
The US Commerce Department has been imposing such punitive measures against Chinese exports for some time.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:42:06 +0000
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Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions
Hua Yong, a painter, has shot and posted online dozens of videos documenting the forced removal of thousands of migrant workers from Beijing.




China Names and Shames Tech Tycoon With Debt Blacklist
The ambitious head of an embattled tech company is the latest casualty of China’s efforts to rein in irresponsible borrowing through public humiliation.




China’s HNA Keeps Striking Foreign Deals as Banks Wince and Investors Flee
Executives at the deeply indebted conglomerate say it still enjoys support from lenders, even as bond prices fall and regulators raise questions.




Communist Parties’ Victory in Nepal May Signal Closer China Ties
The defeat of the governing party is likely to have significant foreign policy implications for a country squeezed between India and China.




Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back Into China, Announces A.I. Center
The move also nods to the country’s growing strengths in artificial intelligence, and is the latest A.I. effort set up by a Western tech company in the country.




Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow
Leaders, businesspeople and investors from around the world gathered near Paris at the invitation of the French president, who warned “we are losing the battle” against climate change.




Number of Jailed Journalists Hits Record High, Advocacy Group Says
The Committee to Protect Journalists identified 262 journalists imprisoned for their journalism as of Dec. 1. More than half were in Turkey, China or Egypt.




South Korea’s Leader, Meeting Xi Jinping, Seeks ‘New Start’ With China
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea was working to end an unofficial trade war over his country’s antimissile system.




The Strongmen Who've Started Blaming 'Fake News' Too
President Trump’s use of the phrase “fake news” has gone global — particularly among authoritarian governments.




What if You Couldn’t See This Page?
This nightmare internet scenario is at our digital doorstep.


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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.