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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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Chicago-born rap artist Juice WRLD dies at 21
Chicago-born rapper Juice WRLD, one of a wave of young artists who made a name on streaming platforms before breaking out as chart-toppers and social media celebrities, died on Sunday at the age of 21, according to local authorities.A spokeswoman from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office in Illinois told AFP that it had been notified of the rapper born Jarad Higgins’ death. An autopsy had not yet been carried out.Police confirmed to AFP that a 21-year-old man had suffered a medical…

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 03:46:16 +0800


FBI presumes Florida navy base shooting was act of terrorism
The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism, the agency said Sunday.All international students at the Pensacola base have been accounted for, there have been no arrests, and the community is under no immediate threat, special agent Rachel L Rojas said at a news conference. A Saudi commanding officer has ordered all students from the country to remain at one location at the…

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 02:55:20 +0800


Nato seminar cancelled as US objects to inclusion of anti-Trump academic speaker Stanley Sloan
The Danish Atlantic Council says it has cancelled a US government-sponsored seminar on Nato and transatlantic relations after the US Embassy in Denmark allegedly banned an American academic known for being critical of President Donald Trump from speaking there.The Danish organisation said Sunday in a statement that “regrettably” the US ambassador to Denmark, Carla Sands, “did not want Mr (Stanley) Sloan’s participation” in the event that the US government was co-organising and sponsoring.I am…

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 02:26:30 +0800


Britain’s political parties in final push for votes ahead of Thursday’s crucial general election vote
Britain’s political candidates embarked Sunday on a final push ahead of this week’s general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers to go to the polls.All 650 seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs Thursday when voters will pass judgment on a divisive election that will determine Britain’s future with European Union.Although opinion polls have placed Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the lead in Thursday’s general election, analysts…

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:45:06 +0800


After half a year of anti-government unrest, ‘800,000 marchers’ take to Hong Kong streets
Hundreds of thousands flooded Hong Kong’s commercial heart on Sunday to mark six months of their fight against the government, saying that while city residents had become more united and won international support, officials still failed to meet their demands for greater democracy and accountability.The march was largely peaceful until nightfall, when some radical protesters allegedly hurled petrol bombs at the entrance of the High Court and Court of Final Appeal. That came after police…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 23:10:47 +0800


Malaysian baby diagnosed with polio, in country’s first reported case in nearly 30 years
An infant in Malaysia has been diagnosed with polio, in the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday.The three-month old baby boy from Tuaran, in Malaysia’s Sabah state on Borneo island, tested positive for polio on Friday after being admitted to hospital with a fever and muscle weakness, Director General of Health Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement.“The patient is being treated in an isolation ward and is in stable condition, but…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 22:04:55 +0800


Truth is, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act changes nothing for protesters and their hopes
Celebrations began almost immediately as word spread that United States President Donald Trump had signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. In a rare display of bipartisanship, US Congress voted for the legislation with near unanimous support. Hundreds gathered in Hong Kong’s Chater Garden, waving American flags to thank the US government for its support.Now that Trump has signed the legislation, protesters might wonder what comes next? Unfortunately, the answer is nothing. At least…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 22:00:09 +0800


China confirms satellite launch after military rocket’s ‘dragon’s tail’ stirs online speculation
China launched seven civilian satellites on Saturday using mobile launch vehicles normally used to fire military rockets, state broadcaster CCTV reported.The first launch in the morning sent one remote sensing satellite into orbit, while six satellites – to be used for purposes such as communications and navigation – were sent into orbit in the evening.The second launch from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre created a mysterious zigzag shaped “dragon cloud” that, thanks to clear skies over…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 21:45:04 +0800


One country, two protests – two consequences?
Could protests force authorities to change their minds? Yes or no, depending on different considerations under different circumstances.Over the past week, when Hongkongers saw authorities in the city of Huazhou, in neighbouring Guangdong province, quickly quell massive protests by making significant concessions, some couldn’t help asking why Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor wouldn’t do something similar here, though the two cities’ situations cannot be compared directly.Trouble broke…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 20:42:45 +0800


China should slash business tax rates if it wants to compete with the United States, study says
China should cut business tax rates to help its manufacturers better compete with foreign firms and offset the impact of the trade war, according to a government-sponsored study.Released on Sunday at the 2019 Sanya Forum in Hainan province, the report by the SEEC Research Institute in Beijing said the government should seek to gradually reduce the corporate income tax rate to 20 per cent from the current 25 per cent, and cut value added tax rate by a further three points to 10 per cent.Beijing…

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 19:00:09 +0800
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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


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
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Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles
Hundreds of thousands of people poured into Hong Kong’s major thoroughfares for an authorized march meant to coincide with the United Nations’ Human Rights Day.

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 04:17:08 GMT


‘I Have Told Everything,’ Says Whistle-Blower in China Crackdown
Asiye Abdulaheb said she had helped spread documents exposing China’s detentions of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 20:55:34 GMT


My Grandmother’s Favorite Scammer
He manipulated Laolao and stole her life savings. Why does she remember him so fondly?

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 20:11:31 GMT


Claims of China’s Meddling Roil Taiwan Ahead of Elections
A would-be Chinese defector named two Hong Kong executives as acting as a front for Chinese intelligence agencies. The authorities in Taiwan had started tracking them in 2016.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:23:15 GMT


U.S. Objects to World Bank’s Lending Plans for China
The development institution has become the latest flash point between the world’s two largest economies.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:51:41 GMT


Stop Investing in China’s Brutality
It’s time for pension funds and others to stop supporting companies that abet Beijing’s crackdowns on China’s Uighurs and Hong Kong’s protesters.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:34:52 GMT


Huawei Sues the F.C.C., Ramping Up Fight With Critics and Foes
The commission took aim last month at the Chinese tech giant’s sales to telecom carriers in rural America.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 02:41:12 GMT


China’s Genetic Research on Ethnic Minorities Sets Off Science Backlash
Scientists are raising questions about the ethics of studies backed by Chinese surveillance agencies. Prestigious journals are taking action.

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:56:19 GMT


With Internal Squabbling on Vivid Display, What’s Next for NATO?
The alliance might not be suffering “brain death” but it faces new technologies, new rivals, new weapons and a changing America.

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:20:19 GMT


How Huawei Lost the Heart of the Chinese Public
When an executive wrote about her house arrest in Canada, an outcry about a former employee’s treatment arose on social media.

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:00:29 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.