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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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Trump mayhem takes over first US election debate
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by David Siders on politico.com on September 30, 2020.The mayhem Donald Trump subjected Americans to on Tuesday might have helped him if Joe Biden had disintegrated. Biden didn’t.Trump – and viewers everywhere – just left the night worse off for having sat through the whole, weird thing.The president interrupted and bullied. Biden called the president a “clown”. Chris Wallace, the moderator, despaired…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:32:29 +0800


Disney to slash 28,000 jobs in US theme parks, cruise ships and retail stores in one of the biggest layoffs in the coronavirus era
Walt Disney is slashing 28,000 workers in its slumping US resort business, marking of one of the deepest workforce reductions of the Covid-19 era.The belt-tightening move affects the company’s theme parks, cruise ships and retail businesses, Disney said on Tuesday. That includes executives and salaried employees, although 67 per cent of those being terminated are part-time workers. Disney is offering benefits to the workers being eliminated, including 90 days of job-placement services.The…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:22:27 +0800


There is an air leak on the International Space Station
Russia said Tuesday that astronauts had found an air leak in its section of the International Space Station, with a senior space official calling the air loss beyond expected levels.The crew on the ISS – Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner and Nasa astronaut Christopher Cassidy – have been searching for the air leak since August, first checking the US segment.Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, said in a statement that after analysis and a search for the leak “it was established…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:37:09 +0800


Presidential debate: Trump accuses India of concealing true coronavirus death toll
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday questioned the credibility of India’s statistics on Covid-19 deaths, lumping in the US partner with nemeses China and Russia during a fiery pre-election debate.Trump was responding to heated criticism from his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who blamed Trump for the heavy Covid-19 toll in the United States which has recorded more than 200,000 deaths and more than 7 million infections.“When you talk about numbers you don’t know how many people died in China, you…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:36:15 +0800


Hong Kong’s August home price index drops by the most in six months as recession, Covid-19 sap investment appetite
Hong Kong’s prices for used residential property declined by the most in six months in August, as the coronavirus pandemic combined with the city’s worst recession on record in sapping investors’ appetite.The August price index for lived-in homes dropped by 1.1 per cent to 380.6, according to the Rating and Valuation Department on Wednesday, the biggest decline since February and down 4.1 per cent from the May 2019 peak of 396.9. The price index fell 2.1 per cent among large homes measuring…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:02:55 +0800


Coronavirus: infection rate in US and Wuhan higher than previously thought
A new coronavirus carrier in town could pass the virus to eight other people, significantly more than previous estimates, according to a new study by Chinese scientists.Such a high reproduction number occurred in the central Chinese city of Wuhan early this year when people were caught by surprise by an unknown virus, and it is still happening in the United States “in the absence of control measures”, the researchers said.Modelling from a team led by data scientist Zhu Hongjun from the…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:00:10 +0800


Hong Kong national security law: 26 arrests so far, resignation of a foreign judge, and suspension of a middle school pupil mark third month
This is the third monthly look at how the national security law has impacted Hong Kong. You can read our overviews of the first two months here, and here.Hong Kong's national security law has sparked controversy, both at home and abroad, since its enactment by Beijing on June 30.In September alone, the law, which criminalises acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with external forces, triggered the resignation of a top foreign judge in the city’s courts and further criticism…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:34:52 +0800


Hong Kong care home evacuated after resident’s positive Covid-19 test, while city faces nine new cases
Hong Kong was expected to record nine new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, according to a medical source, after dozens of residents in a care home for the elderly were evacuated late on Tuesday.Health care workers in protective gear arrived at Yuen Long Home for the Elderly on Fung Cheung Road around 10pm to help escort residents into minibuses, after a 71-year-old resident tested preliminary positive for Covid-19.Video footage showed some of them in wheelchairs and on stretchers being taken away…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:59:01 +0800


Trump’s interruptions and other highlights from the first US election debate
US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former vice-president Joe Biden, met in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three debates ahead of the November 3 election, when Trump is seeking a second term in office.Here are takeaways from the match-up:Trump’s taxesTrump didn’t mince words when moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News asked him, point-blank, what he paid in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, after The New York Times reported that his tax returns showed only a US$750…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:56:25 +0800


‘Borat’ sequel coming to Amazon Prime before the US election
A sequel to the comedy Borat has been bought by Amazon Prime and was expected to hit the streaming platform before November’s US election.The movie will see British comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen reprise his cult favourite role as a bumbling and politically incorrect reporter from Kazakhstan, after nearly 15 years.The 2006 original, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, grossed more than US$260 million, winning over critics and spawning…

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:25:44 +0800
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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


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.

The post South Africa moves to Level 1 lockdown first appeared on The BRICS Post.



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.

The post South African economy has unprecedented collapse in Q2 first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Mon, 14 Sep 2020 20:37:04 +0000


South Africa to move to Level 2 lockdown

The move to lockdown level 2 means that restrictions will be eased in several sectors.

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



Sun, 16 Aug 2020 20:04:59 +0000


OECD Survey highlights barriers to growth in South Africa

The sharp drop in economic activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency of structural reforms.

The post OECD Survey highlights barriers to growth in South Africa first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:37:36 +0000


BRICS New Development Bank Offers Brazil COVID-19 relief

The loan will help Brazil safeguard the income of about 5 million people in vulnerable situations.

The post BRICS New Development Bank Offers Brazil COVID-19 relief first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Tue, 21 Jul 2020 17:47:55 +0000


Supplementary Budget may still be too optimistic on growth

Short-term borrowing will increase by R98 billion to R146 billion in 2020/21.

The post Supplementary Budget may still be too optimistic on growth first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:56:26 +0000


BRICS New Development Bank issues inaugural 3-year bond

Such emergency loans could be used to finance direct expenses such as procuring protective gear for health workers.

The post BRICS New Development Bank issues inaugural 3-year bond first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Fri, 19 Jun 2020 11:24:44 +0000


South Africa to move to Level 3 lockdown on June 1

South African steel production fell by 99.5 per cent year-on-year in April so the move to Level 3 was welcomed.

The post South Africa to move to Level 3 lockdown on June 1 first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Tue, 26 May 2020 20:14:11 +0000


Inter-Africa Trade Fair postponed to September 2021

Oramah said that the continuing COVID-19 pandemic situation was not conducive to holding such a pan-African event.

The post Inter-Africa Trade Fair postponed to September 2021 first appeared on The BRICS Post.



Thu, 07 May 2020 22:05:27 +0000
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Teacher in China Is Sentenced to Death for Poisoning 25 Students
The teacher put nitrite in the kindergarten students’ breakfast porridge, poisoning 25 and killing one.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 03:41:50 GMT


Pentagon Is Clinging to Aging Technologies, House Panel Warns
Despite the Pentagon’s talk of embracing quantum computing and artificial intelligence, the politics of killing off old weapons systems is so forbidding that the efforts often falter.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 22:27:47 GMT


Trump Has Sold Off America’s Credibility for His Personal Gain
From China to Ukraine, this president has acted at odds with American foreign policy. Imagine what he could do with four more years.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 15:00:07 GMT


For Hong Kong Protesters Caught at Sea, Trial in China Is Likely
Detained by the Chinese Coast Guard as they tried to flee the city, the activists are now in the hands of the mainland’s opaque criminal justice system.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:45:53 GMT


Trump, Biden and ‘Made in U.S.A.’: Same Refrain, Varying Notes
Joe Biden’s economic proposals show how the president has shifted the playing field toward protectionism. But there may be fewer jobs to lose, or regain.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 18:02:31 GMT


China’s Economy Comes Roaring Back, Led by Wealthy Consumers
Big crowds at places like the Beijing auto show are a sign of good news, but China needs its less affluent to spend more before its growth engine can return to full speed.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 07:00:09 GMT


TikTok Wins Reprieve From U.S. Ban
A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for now.

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:10:19 GMT


Mine Disaster in China Kills at Least 16
A fire led to excessively high levels of carbon monoxide, officials said. The site had previously been fined for safety violations.

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 09:57:57 GMT


Brushing Off Criticism, China’s Xi Calls Policies in Xinjiang ‘Totally Correct’
Mr. Xi made the remarks at a meeting on the region of western China, suggesting that the Communist Party remains committed to drastically changing Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:53:40 GMT


U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker
The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s chips may be used by the Chinese military.

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 13:44:37 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.