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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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Coronavirus: Japan’s major cities go quiet after state of emergency declared
Tokyo and some major cities in Japan appeared unusually quiet on Wednesday with many stores shut and fewer people in the streets, a day after a state of emergency was declared because of the new coronavirus pandemic.Aside from supermarkets, chemists and others providing critical services, many businesses in Tokyo, Osaka and the five other prefectures for which the emergency was declared have decided to stay closed through May 6 in line with the government’s request for people to stay at home…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:55:06 +0800


Coronavirus: French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle heads back to port after possible Covid-19 outbreak
France’s flagship military aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle is on its way back to port after some staff on board showed signs of Covid-19 symptoms, said the French armed forces ministry on Wednesday.The ministry said around 40 staff were under strict medical observation at present.The disclosure comes after a coronavirus outbreak hit the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, now at port in Guam.More to come …

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:51:39 +0800


Coronavirus: South Korea capital Seoul orders bars, clubs to close
South Korea’s capital of Seoul has shut down hundreds of bars, night clubs and discos amid concerns over coronavirus transmission as customers ignore social distancing guidelines.The move was announced by Mayor Park Won-soon on Wednesday after two female bar employees in the city’s upscale Gangnam district were diagnosed with the virus after coming into contact with 37-year-old K-pop singer Yoon Hak of boy band Supernova, who had recently returned from Japan.South Korea’s Daegu struggles to…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:36:20 +0800


How the coronavirus might change the world for the better, from less pollution to improved family bonds
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on an unprecedented scale. With nearly 70,000 deaths and an impending global economic meltdown, the world has been thrown into disarray.The way in which we live has been turned on its head, but maybe for the better.For one thing, people’s personal hygiene and daily health management has improved, the environment has benefited from a reduction in greenhouse gases, and on a familial and community-based scale, stronger bonds have been formed.The Post…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:00:27 +0800


Hong Kong court rejects police group’s application to keep voter details under wraps over doxxing concerns
A Hong Kong court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the city’s largest police group to ban election authorities from publicly disclosing voters’ details.The Court of First Instance ruled that the publication of voter registries, which make the names and residential addresses of voters available for public inspection, are both lawful and constitutionally compliant.Mr Justice Anderson Chow Ka-ming said the registries were rationally connected with the aims of preserving the integrity of…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:55:37 +0800


Wuhan on the move again as coronavirus lockdown limits ease
Trains, buses and planes have started moving tens of thousands of passengers from Wuhan as the central Chinese city, the initial epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, emerges from an 11-week lockdown.From Wednesday, Wuhan’s 11 million residents can travel in and out of the city as long as they have a QR code to show that they are in good health and have not been in contact with people confirmed with Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.Highways, bridges, ferries and tunnels are also…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:55:35 +0800


Coronavirus: Hong Kong set for HK$130 billion in Covid-19 relief measures
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong workers will have up to half of their wages paid by the government under a HK$130 billion package of measures to help businesses and residents struggling during the economic storm unleashed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Post has learned.Most of the massive relief fund – equivalent in size to 4.6 per cent of the city’s gross domestic product – will go towards the wage plan, set to last for six months, which will target affected industries with payments capped at 50…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:52:51 +0800


‘Lost faith’: EU’s top scientist Mauro Ferrari quits over coronavirus response
The head of the European Union’s top science organisation has resigned in frustration at the height of the coronavirus crisis.Mauro Ferrari had only become president of the European Research Council on January 1, but EU Commission spokesman Johannes Bahrke said that “Professor Ferrari resigned”, effective immediately.The sudden resignation of Ferrari and his stinging criticism was bound to add pressure on EU institutions, which have been accused of not working together to battle the global…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:16:46 +0800


Lost and found: Locker prank leads Hong Kong police to find schoolgirl who was missing from home for three months
A schoolgirl reported missing more than three months ago has finally been found by police – not due to an investigation, but because of a prank.The 16-year-old, who failed to return after leaving her parents home in late December, was hanging out with friends at the Ching Long Shopping Centre in Hong Kong’s Kai Tak area on Wednesday morning when she decided to stuff herself into one of the 90cm lockers used to hold items for online shoppers.“The girl found one of the lockers wide open. She…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:05:09 +0800


China ‘leads world in coronavirus research’, followed by United States
China is leading the world in coronavirus research, with the highest number of active clinical studies under way, according to a new ranking by a financial information provider based in Britain.The Coronavirus Research Index, launched by Finbold.com, has identified nearly 300 ongoing research projects in 39 countries and regions, all of which have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.China has 60 ongoing studies, followed by 49 in the United States and 26 in France, according to an analysis…

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:59:47 +0800
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BRICS NDB issues RMB 5 billion Coronavirus bond
The China loan will finance urgent and unexpected public health expenditures and will focus on three provinces in China.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:12:20 +0000


South Africa starts first day of 21-day lockdown
This means that most economic activities cease except those related to public health, food, water, sanitation and electricity.

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:05:45 +0000


Learning from Mistakes in Pandemic Response
Throughout history, we have assumed the risk of communicating disease; the question is, have we learned from past experiences enough to minimize future risk?

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:33:51 +0000


South African Reserve Bank cuts repo rate by 100 basis points
Slashing the repo rate by 100 basis points will help mitigate the risks of Covid-19 to the economy, experts say.

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:03:29 +0000


South African final demand rose in the fourth quarter
Prospects for 2020 were looking good prior to the global panic resulting from the coronavirus outbreak.

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 17:18:50 +0000


South African Budget does not raise any new taxes
Commitments made at the 2018 and 2019 Investment Summits haven't been factored into the GDP growth forecasts.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:36:55 +0000


South African Energy Minister allows mines to self-generate electricity
The official opposition said the government could easily solve the electricity crisis by removing regulatory hurdles.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:49:44 +0000


Chinese demand key uncertainty for seaborne coal market in 2020
Chinese traders will hold back from buying as they wait for the economic impact of the coronavirus to stabilize.

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 17:27:05 +0000


South African citrus export volumes to jump in 2020
South Africa’s share in the top six citrus exporting countries more than doubled between 2001 and 2017.

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 11:21:48 +0000


Renewable energy a key focus area for the BRICS Bank
The NDB will also make an investment of up to $100 million in the Patria Infrastructure Fund IV, L.P. in Brazil.

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:19:29 +0000
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China Investigates Critic of Xi’s Coronavirus Response
The decision to investigate the tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang, reflects broad unease in the government about growing criticism of its early efforts to conceal the outbreak.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:08:30 GMT


China Ends Wuhan Lockdown, but Normal Life Is a Distant Dream
In the city where the coronavirus outbreak was first reported, the reopening of outbound travel won’t end hard times, wariness or confinement.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:05:25 GMT


The United States Needs a ‘Smart Quarantine’ to Stop the Virus Spread Within Families
Evidence from around the world shows that stay-at-home orders take us only so far.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:03:14 GMT


Late in the Game, Russia Steps Up to Covid-19
For once, Vladimir Putin followed in the path of his American counterpart, President Trump, and with similar results — a greater risk of catastrophe that might have been avoided.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 05:00:07 GMT


How to Quarantine Yourself
Thousands who may have been exposed to the coronavirus have been asked to seclude themselves. It’s harder than it sounds.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:29:38 GMT


A Tiger Is Slightly Sick With the Coronavirus. Your Cats Are Probably OK.
Scientists are still trying to understand which animals may be susceptible to the new coronavirus. Much is unknown, but there’s no evidence so far that pets can spread the virus to people.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:24:35 GMT


Lockdown Can’t Last Forever. Here’s How to Lift It.
We need to hit and release the brakes on physical distancing, again and again, until we safely get to immunity.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:01:06 GMT


China and the U.S. Must Cooperate Against Coronavirus
This is a time for solidarity, collaboration and mutual support.

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 22:30:06 GMT


U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region After Pandemic
A report delivered to Congress last week called for $20.1 billion in equipment, exercises and defense investments to counter China in 2021 and beyond.

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 19:55:32 GMT


Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Released From Prison
Wang Quanzhang, who took up sensitive cases, had been sentenced in China to four and a half years for “subversion of state power.”

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 06:19:42 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.