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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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Stolen election belief undimmed for Donald Trump fans. Republicans wish different
Jonathan Riches has been to 40 Donald Trump rallies and fervently believes the last US presidential election was stolen.Like thousands of others who spent hours in a dusty field in Arizona this weekend to watch the former president speak, that belief is a bedrock – no matter how much the Republican Party leadership wishes otherwise.“We love our president. I call him President Trump because I still consider him my president,” Riches, 44, said.Riches was among fellow believers in Florence, 100km …

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 12:07:12 +0800


Workers on life in India’s post-Covid, post-Great Resignation, gig economy: ‘Like I’m working all the time’
Whether it is the work-from-home revolution or the Great Resignation, the global workforce has seen plenty of twists and turns in the more than two years since a “novel” coronavirus first hit the headlines.Among the most seismic shifts, however, is how the pandemic has fuelled a trend that was already under way: the rise of the gig economy in which workers take on temporary, flexible jobs, often arranged online, rather than full-time employment.And there are few places where that shift has been…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 12:00:22 +0800


North Korea fires two ballistic missiles from Pyongyang airport in fourth test this month
North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles from an airport in its capital city of Pyongyang on Monday, South Korea’s military reported, in the fourth test this month.Japan’s government also reported the launch, with chief cabinet secretary Hirokazu Matsuno condemning them as a threat to the region’s peace and security.In less than two weeks, nuclear-armed North Korea has conducted three other missile tests, an unusual frequency of launches. Two of those involved single …

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 11:13:47 +0800


China’s population up less than half a million in 2021, births plunge again as crisis deepens
Mainland China’s population increased by less than half a million last year, and the number of births also dropped for the fifth consecutive year in 2021, data released on Monday showed.China’s overall population increased by about 480,000 people – to 1.4126 billion in 2021, from 1.412 billion a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed. The population includes China’s 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, as well as servicemen, but excludes foreigners. It…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 10:03:13 +0800


China GDP: economy beats 2021 growth target but slowdown underlined in fourth quarter
China’s economy grew by 4 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, slowing from the 4.9 per cent growth in the previous three months, bringing the full-year growth rate to 8.1 per cent in 2021.China set an economic growth target of “above 6 per cent” last year after growth hit a revised 2.2 per cent year in 2020 under pressure from the coronavirus.The recovery has been losing steam since the second half of 2021 after China’s economy grew by 18.3 per cent in the first quarter.For the full…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 10:00:14 +0800


Tonga tsunami: Australia, New Zealand send flights to see damage from volcanic eruption
Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged to provide support for Tonga as early as possible but said the volcano ash had hampered relief efforts.“There’s been a lot of challenges there with the ash cloud and the disruption to communications and…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 09:54:17 +0800


While Hong Kong gets the chills and they’re multiplying, the Musicians Union is staying alive
P is a professional vocalist in Hong Kong, and a single mother raising her two daughters in the most expensive city in the world.Like all musicians, P, who asked that her real name not be used, was hit hard at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. With the closure of venues and a complete loss of income, she could no longer send her girls to school, or afford the rent on her flat, and had to ask friends to let her sleep on the sofa.Babe Tree, a songwriter, performance artist and close…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 09:30:22 +0800


Filipinos fear Omicron will ‘paralyse’ nation as government’s focus turns to election
On the morning of January 7, a sound truck cruised the streets of one middle-class district in Manila’s Quezon City to alert residents of the rising number of Covid-19 cases and where they could get vaccinated.The announcer concluded by saying, “Patnubayan tayo ng Panginoon” – may God guide us.The call for divine assistance was understandable: the Philippines faces an explosion of infections, driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant, that threatens to swamp the government’s disjointed…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 08:30:17 +0800


Hong Kong’s new lawmakers are mostly affluent homeowners, with property in mainland China and overseas. How well can they represent ordinary residents?
Four in five newly elected lawmakers in Hong Kong are property owners, a proportion significantly higher than the city’s average and that of the previous Legislative Council, the Post has found.Nearly half the owners had homes, investment property or land in mainland China, and some had multiple properties.A check of the 90 lawmakers’ declared assets showed a rural leader with shares in more than 100 companies, while two political novices who described themselves as a teacher and an engineer on…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 08:00:25 +0800


Biden, Kishida to hold talks about security, coronavirus and climate change
US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet virtually Friday to discuss bilateral ties as well as security in the Pacific region, the White House said.On the agenda will be fighting Covid-19, climate change and exploring new technologies, according to a statement Sunday from the White House.US, Japan respond to China’s growing hypersonic weapons, space capabilities“The meeting will highlight the strength of the US-Japan Alliance, which is the cornerstone of peace,…

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 07:46:48 +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.

The post South Africa economy expands 4.6% in Q1 first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post Mine rehabilitation leaves inspiring legacy first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post Monetary policy failed to cushion consumers in Q2 first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post BRICS New Development Bank issues second COVID-19 Response bond first appeared on The BRICS Post.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:03:56 +0000
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China’s Economy Slowed Late Last Year on Real Estate Troubles
Economic output climbed 4 percent in the last quarter of 2021, slowing from the previous period that ran July through September. Growth has faltered lately as home buyers and consumers become cautious.

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 03:16:38 +0000


Omicron reaches Beijing, three weeks before the Olympics begin.


Mon, 17 Jan 2022 00:38:44 +0000


Supply Chain Woes Could Worsen as China Imposes Covid Lockdowns
American manufacturers are worried that China’s zero-tolerance coronavirus policy could throw a wrench in the global conveyor belt for goods this year.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 20:56:47 +0000


China's Trade Surplus Surges to New Heights
The country’s trade surplus broke records for December and for all of last year, as the pandemic continued to generate demand for its goods.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 19:26:46 +0000


Britain’s Security Agency MI5 Warns Lawmakers of China’s Political Interference
An unusual alert by the agency named a Chinese lawyer who was “knowingly engaged in political interference activities” on behalf of Beijing in the U.K. Parliament.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 00:43:18 +0000


The Army of Millions Who Enforce China’s Zero-Covid Policy
As the troubled lockdown in Xi’an has shown, many Chinese people remain willing to work diligently toward the government’s goal of eliminating the virus, no matter the consequences.

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 19:57:03 +0000


Fauci Says Senator Rand Paul Is Fueling Threats Against Him
Senator Rand Paul accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of trying to undermine scientists who disagreed with him. Dr. Fauci denied the allegation and accused Republicans of feeding attacks against him.

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 21:57:23 +0000


China’s Covid Outbreak Complicates Safety Plan for Beijing Olympics
Officials are racing to extinguish a spate of coronavirus infections around the country.

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 15:29:43 +0000


Tianjin, a city of 14 million near Beijing, starts testing all residents after Omicron surfaces.
The city also announced a raft of restrictions in an effort to contain the outbreak and trace its source.

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 05:15:17 +0000


As U.S. Figure Skaters Test Positive, New Worries for Winter Olympics
Problems at the national championships could turn up in Beijing next month, too.

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 04:37:13 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.