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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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Alek Minassian found guilty of killing 10 in Toronto van attack
The man charged with ploughing a rented van into dozens of people in Toronto in 2018, killing 10, is guilty of all 26 counts – 10 of murder, 16 of attempted murder – a judge ruled on Wednesday, dismissing the defence argument that the suspect’s mental disorder left him with no idea how horrific his actions were.Alek Minassian, 28, told police he was motivated by a desire to punish society for his perceived status as an “incel” – short for involuntary celibate – because he believed women would…

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 01:49:57 +0800


Possible plot by militia group to attack US Capitol on Thursday, police warn
The US Capitol Police department has obtained intelligence pointing to a possible plot to “breach the Capitol by an identified militia group” on Thursday, the agency said on Wednesday.The Capitol Police statement added that it is working with local, state and federal agencies “to stop any threats to the Capitol”, adding, “We are taking the intelligence seriously.”No further details on the threat were provided.Thursday marks the date when some right-wing conspiracy theorists have claimed that…

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 00:55:19 +0800


CityU DBA – A unique platform to create original academic knowledge
[Sponsored Article] For senior business executives with the intellectual curiosity to develop original academic knowledge, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree programme offered by the College of Business at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) offers an educational journey that is challenging, stimulating and memorable.  As the world of business is reshaped by Covid-19, climate change and the rapid evolution of technology, DBA programme director professor Muammer Ozer says,…

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 00:00:07 +0800


China’s ‘two sessions’: population decline, rising debt worries to be hot topics for political elite
China’s political elite will face a number of challenges when they gather in Beijing next week for the year’s biggest legislative set piece – the meetings of the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, informally known as the “two sessions”. In this latest part of a series looking at the key items on the agenda, we examine two of the major problems facing China – a declining population and a rising level of debt.Just over five years ago, when China…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:30:15 +0800


Elderly man arrested after being caught on camera plucking a pigeon outside a Hong Kong housing estate
Police on Wednesday arrested a 94-year-old man on suspicion of animal cruelty after he was captured in a now-viral video plucking a pigeon at a public housing estate in Hong Kong.The online video shows the man, who is wearing a hat and seated beside a flower bed, holding the pigeon in his left hand and pulling out its feathers with his right near Sau Yuen House at Chuk Yuen South Estate in Wong Tai Sin on Tuesday evening. It’s unclear from the footage whether the pigeon was alive or dead,…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 22:44:25 +0800


Hong Kong couple deny murdering daughter, 5, who died after months of ‘torture in hell’
A Hong Kong couple have denied murdering their five-year-old daughter who prosecutors said died of septicaemia after her immunity was weakened by 150 days of neglect, horrifying “games” and torture “in hell”.The High Court on Wednesday heard the child was found with more than 130 injuries over her body, after she was rushed unconscious – in a diaper – to hospital and certified dead on January 6, 2018.Her eight-year-old brother was also sent to hospital on the same day, and was similarly found…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 22:28:55 +0800


China is developing a new commercial rocket that can carry 20 satellites
China will launch a new solid-fuel rocket for the commercial market next year that will be able to transport 20 satellites at a time, according to state media.The Jielong-3, or Smart Dragon-3 – a small-lift launch vehicle – will operate at a competitive cost per mass of US$10,000 a kilogram, Jiang Jie, a rocket scientist with the rocket’s developer, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), told Xinhua on Wednesday.That compares to its predecessor, the Jielong-1, whose…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 22:00:13 +0800


French army ‘tortured and murdered’ Algerian independence figure Ali Boumendjel, President Macron admits
French President Emmanuel Macron has admitted for the first time that French soldiers murdered a top Algerian independence figure then covered up his death in the latest acknowledgement by Paris of its colonial-era crimes.Macron met four of the grandchildren of Ali Boumendjel and admitted “in the name of France” that the lawyer had been detained, tortured and killed in Algiers on March 23, 1957, his office said on Tuesday.French authorities had previously claimed that he had committed suicide…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 21:36:09 +0800


‘Anti-China politicians’ to blame for negative global sentiment towards country, official says
A senior Chinese official has blamed ill-intentioned Western politicians and misunderstanding for the slump in global opinion regarding China.“I think the reasons are complicated, some foreigners don’t know about China and some are misguided by anti-China politicians,” Guo Weimin, a spokesman for the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country’s top political advisory body, told a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday ahead of the country’s annual parliamentary…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 21:34:43 +0800


Beijing to Berlin: respect South China Sea sovereignty during frigate visit
Beijing has called on Germany not to infringe on the sovereignty of South China Sea claimants, in response to Berlin’s plans to send a frigate to the region in August.Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday that all countries enjoyed freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, but “this should not be used as an excuse to endanger the sovereignty and security of littoral countries”.South China Sea: the dispute that could start a military conflictChina is…

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 21:30:10 +0800
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South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

The summit focused on four areas – Covid response, economic development, energy security and water resilience.

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Sat, 06 Feb 2021 08:57:03 +0000


Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

Recovery is expected to continue albeit at a much slower pace, experts say.

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Wed, 09 Dec 2020 20:06:11 +0000


BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation

Members said awareness about the alliance should be boosted in a period of increased economic and trade volatility.

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Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:56:17 +0000


South African economic growth revised lower

A collapse in household and business income led to a surge in job losses and business closures.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:06:02 +0000


Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan

South Africa had one of the earliest and most severe national lockdowns in the world.

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Sat, 17 Oct 2020 16:37:58 +0000


Mine rehabilitation leaves inspiring legacy

Researchers from all over the world come to South Africa to work with these collections at the Iziko Museum.

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Thu, 08 Oct 2020 17:25:39 +0000


Monetary policy failed to cushion consumers in Q2

Household consumption expenditure accounted for 61.7 per cent of the economy in the second quarter.

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Thu, 01 Oct 2020 07:26:33 +0000


BRICS New Development Bank issues second COVID-19 Response bond

The NDB aims to provide up to US$10 billion in crisis-related assistance.

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Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:03:56 +0000


South Africa moves to Level 1 lockdown

South Africa seems to have passed the peak in the number of cases with the daily Covid-19.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:55:39 +0000


South African economy has unprecedented collapse in Q2

The OECD said that a sound growth strategy could deliver quick wins in terms of job creation and potential growth.

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Mon, 14 Sep 2020 20:37:04 +0000
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Xi Maps Out China’s Post-Covid Ascent
But as Beijing rolls out a long-term plan, its top leader has also warned that “the United States is the biggest threat.”

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:06:12 +0000


Love Factory: The Price of Being a Social Media Star
Livestreaming your life to a devoted audience is big business. A new short film explores what happens when the cameras are off.

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 00:49:13 +0000


Is Hong Kong's Security Law Bad for China?
President Xi Jinping may be putting personal ambition ahead of his country’s best interests.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 05:25:08 +0000


Where Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Taking the U.S.
The president diverges from both Donald Trump and Barack Obama with a complex vision of coalition-building.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 23:47:44 +0000


Copying China’s Online Blockade
How other countries’ efforts to control the internet compare with China’s Great Firewall.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 18:12:03 +0000


How Can Biden Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs? Weaken the Dollar
Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:47:18 +0000


China Appears to Warn India: Push Too Hard and the Lights Could Go Out
As border skirmishing increased last year, malware began to flow into the Indian electric grid, a new study shows, and a blackout hit Mumbai. It now looks like a warning.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 02:28:26 +0000


Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law
Before Sunday, only a handful of people had been formally charged with breaking the law that China imposed last year, which carries a potential sentence of life in prison.

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 11:04:38 +0000


China's Retirement Home Industry is Plagued by Ponzi Schemes
Rooms and beds for retirees are in short supply as the population ages, leaving many vulnerable to companies pitching risky investments.

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 23:00:11 +0000


China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed.
A new rule requiring a cooling-off period before a divorce could be granted led to an outcry, as well as a surge of applications to beat the deadline.

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:06:49 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.