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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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China’s C919 faces new hurdle after US-Europe aviation deal, but accord unlikely to be a ‘game changer’
China’s efforts to carve out global market share for its narrow body C919 passenger plane faces a fresh hurdle after the United States and the European Union (EU) agreed to a truce in their near 17-year conflict over aircraft subsidies, analysts say.The US and EU announced on Tuesday a five-year suspension of tariffs and plans to establish a working group to address “non-market practices” in other countries, most notably China. China has spent tens of billions of dollars to develop the C919 jet…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 22:00:00 +0800


China’s anti-sanctions law: how companies can avoid picking a side
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee passed the new anti-sanctions law at its closing session, writing a new chapter in the ongoing Sino-US clash. While the details are yet unknown, foreign multinationals operating in China are anxious to know how it would affect their future business strategy.In 2018, then US president Donald Trump began to impose heavy tariffs on Chinese exports, sparking the Sino-US trade war. The battlefield soon shifted, as Chinese tech giants ZTE and Huawei…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 22:00:00 +0800


Malaysian king says urgent parliamentary debate needed on Covid-19 exit strategy
Malaysia’s king on Wednesday said parliament should urgently reconvene to debate the government’s Covid-19 exit strategy, in a seeming contradiction of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s assertion that the legislature could not sit again until September at the earliest. Concurrently, the heads of the country’s nine hereditary royal households said in a collective statement that an ongoing state of emergency that expires on August 1 should not be extended.  Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah’s…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 21:45:33 +0800


Philippine election: Rodrigo Duterte for vice-president? ‘Good idea’, he says
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that a run for vice-president in next year’s elections was a “good idea” because he has unfinished business, including solving the country’s drug problem.Duterte, who is barred by the constitution from seeking re-election, will end his six-year term in June 2022, but his party is encouraging him to run again for office, as vice-president.“There are a lot of people pushing me to run for vice president. It is a good idea, particularly if we…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 21:37:58 +0800


Meet the astronauts set to blast off on first Chinese space station mission
China has chosen three veteran astronauts with humble beginnings for a three-month mission to its first space station.The men are expected travel into orbit on Thursday morning aboard the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft and will live on the Tianhe – the first module of the Tiangong space station – where they will conduct tests, maintenance and spacewalks.Commander of the mission is Nie Haisheng, who will be China’s oldest astronaut in space at the age of 56. The two-time space traveller said he was…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 21:30:00 +0800


Hong Kong authorities could tighten limits on number of legal aid cases individual lawyers can take on as pressure rises for reform of system
Hong Kong authorities could impose a tighter limit on the number of legal aid cases an individual lawyer can take on, amid rising pressure from legislators to reform the system to stop its “abuse” by anti-government protesters.The possible measure was part of an ongoing review of the city’s challenged legal aid system that was expected to be completed within this year, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung told lawmakers on Wednesday.The revelation came as pro-establishment legislators again…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:45:32 +0800


Manhunt under way in Hong Kong after robbers assault worker, flee with electronic parts worth more than HK$5 million
Police are scouring the city for a gang of robbers who assaulted a worker and fled with electronic parts worth more than HK$5 million (US$650,000) from an industrial building in northern Hong Kong on Wednesday.The worker was delivering boxes of goods to a unit on the eighth floor of East Asia Industrial Building on Ho Tin Street in Tuen Mun soon after 3pm when he was attacked in a lift.According to the force, three suspects carrying two trolleys followed him into the lift.Hong Kong…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:37:27 +0800


China’s latest Yangtze mega dam powers up all units as country banks on hydropower to curb greenhouse gases
All units at a major Chinese dam designed to send power from the Yangtze valley in the southwest to the most populous parts of the country have started generating electricity, state media reported on Wednesday.Wudongde Dam, the world’s seventh-largest hydroelectric station, is a major plank of the country’s plans to meet its growing electricity needs while cutting emissions.Yang Zongli, director of the Wudongde project, said the station’s 12 turbines could help the country reach “peak emissions…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:30:00 +0800


Hong Kong protests: man jailed for 8 months over unlawful 2019 demonstration outside police operations base
A man was jailed for eight months on Wednesday for dismantling fences and setting up roadblocks outside a Hong Kong police operations base during an unlawful protest over a mysterious smell in Tuen Mun at the height of the social unrest of 2019. The District Court heard some 200 people had gathered at the Tai Hing Operational Base on Tsun Wan Road at about 8.20pm on October 30 to voice their displeasure at the odour, despite police attempts to dispel rumours that the unidentified smell was tear…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:17:24 +0800


Malaysian court rejects coroner’s verdict in Nora Anne Quoirin’s death
A Malaysian high court on Wednesday found that a coroner erred in ruling that the death of a French-Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle resort was likely due to a misadventure that did not involve other people.High Court Judge Azizul Azmi Adnan agreed with Nora Anne Quoirin’s parents that it would not have been likely for the 15-year-old to venture out on her own, navigate the steep terrain and evade detection for days due to her mental and physical disabilities.He ruled that “the…

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 20:11:21 +0800
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South Africa economy expands 4.6% in Q1

In the first quarter 2021, inventories once again had to be drawdown as there was a slow start to the year in manufacturing.

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Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:49:31 +0000


South Africa moves to Level 2 lockdown

While the restriction on large gatherings is welcome, vaccines are needed urgently to stem the bleeding of the South African economy.

The post South Africa moves to Level 2 lockdown first appeared on The BRICS Post.

Mon, 31 May 2021 10:28:23 +0000


South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

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

The post South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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
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French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China
One of the companies said there had been a buildup of gases at the heart of a reactor. They say the plant is still safe.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 13:49:21 +0000


China, Russia Team Up for a Space Race With the U.S.
The two countries have pledged to cooperate on expeditions to the moon and to an asteroid, setting the stage for a new space race with the United States and its partners.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 13:49:00 +0000


China Denies Radiation Leak at Nuclear Reactor, Admits Fuel Rod Damage
Several of the reactor’s more than 60,000 fuel rods have been damaged, prompting regulators to reassess the levels of radioactive gases around them.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 09:41:50 +0000


Shifting Focus, NATO Views China as a Global Security Challenge
NATO leaders expressed a new concern about China’s growing military might, signaling a fundamental shift in the attentions of an alliance devoted to protecting Europe and North America — not Asia.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:54:06 +0000


China, Its Military Might Expanding, Accuses NATO of Hypocrisy
In a sign of rising tensions, Beijing deployed 28 Chinese fighter jets and other aircraft over waters south of Taiwan hours after a U.S. carrier group sailed into the South China Sea.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 16:09:50 +0000


Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Cases in Five US States
Blood drawn from nine people in the earliest days of the pandemic tested positive for the infection. But some experts questioned the results.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:00:10 +0000


Shi Zhengli, A Virologist in Wuhan, Speaks Out Against 'Lab Leak' Theory
The virologist, Shi Zhengli, said in a rare interview that speculation about her lab in Wuhan was baseless. But China’s habitual secrecy makes her claims hard to validate.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 09:14:24 +0000


Why Asia, the Pandemic Champion, Remains Miles Away From the Finish Line
While the United States edges toward normalcy, countries like Japan, South Korea and Australia are still facing months of uncertainty and isolation as their vaccination campaigns just start to gain steam.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 09:00:33 +0000


Justice Dept. Official to Step Down Amid Uproar Over Leaks Inquiry
John C. Demers, a Trump appointee who remained in the department, would typically have been briefed on investigations like those involving the secret collection of journalists’ phone records.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 04:45:41 +0000


U.S. to Ban Dogs From Over 100 Countries Amid Concern Over Spread of Rabies
The countries targeted by the ban, which will take effect on July 14, include the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Cuba, China, Russia and Ukraine.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 01:20:41 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.