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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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Indonesia’s Covid-19 vaccination roll-out challenge could hurt path to immunity
In Indonesia, pressure is building for authorities to get coronavirus vaccines to 270 million people living on 17,000 islands in its vast archipelago.The government has orders with at least four vaccine suppliers, including Sinovac Biotech and AstraZeneca. That access ranks Indonesia second in Asia after China, and on par with Japan and India, for securing much-anticipated immunisations, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.Few countries are relying more fervently on Covid-19 vaccines to…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:00:15 +0800


When Deng Xiaoping said ‘dancing parties will go on’, I don’t think he would have meant during the middle of a global pandemic, but hey, sex sells
While the whole of Hong Kong seems to be embroiled within the ever-growing dance club cluster to which 311 cases of coronavirus have been traced, a famous saying by Deng Xiaoping comes to mind.In the lead-up to the 1997 handover, Deng reassured Hong Kong residents that “horse racing will continue, and dancing parties will go on”, even after the city returned to China as a way to ensure the preservation of its way of life.The Hong Kong Jockey Club has managed to maintain a full race programme…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:36:12 +0800


‘Go to hospital’: Japan’s domestic tourism campaign mocked as coronavirus resurges
As the coronavirus resurges in Japan, politicians and experts are growing more divided on the impact that a subsidy programme encouraging people to travel is having on the disease’s spread.The popular “Go To Travel” campaign, which discounts trips to boost regions hit hardest by a lack of tourists, is one of the government’s most prized projects for spurring the economy, and has been heavily backed by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.But as the country tackles its largest coronavirus surge yet, a…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:17:10 +0800


Donald Trump’s conspiracies have MAGA world talking Georgia boycott
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Tina Nguyen and James Arkin on politico.com on November 26, 2020.US President Donald Trump’s demonisation of mail-in voting may have cost him votes in the recent election. Now, his demonisation of Georgia’s entire electoral system is hurting his party’s chances at keeping the Senate.Driven by Trump’s insistence that Georgia’s elections are indelibly rife with fraud, conspiratorial MAGA figures are…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:30:35 +0800


Coronavirus cases soar in Hong Kong as city faces 92 new infections, source says
Hong Kong was facing 92 new coronavirus cases on Friday, a medical source said, marking the highest daily increase in more than three months.The figure would set a new high for the city’s fourth wave of Covid-19 after a three-day run of 80 or more confirmed infections.If confirmed by health officials, it would be the highest daily count since 95 infections on August 6, during the city’s third wave.As of Thursday, the city’s total number of confirmed cases stood at 5,947, with 108 related deaths…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:26:43 +0800


Video: Biden and Harris’ ancestral homes, Ireland and India, celebrate their US presidential win


Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:24:05 +0800


Hong Kong opposition activist wins long hair fight with city’s prison bosses
Hong Kong’s top court has ruled against a prison’s requirement that male inmates have short hair, concluding it amounted to a form of direct discrimination.Ending a six-year dispute, five top justices at the Court of Final Appeal sided unanimously with ousted opposition lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung on Friday in his fight with the Correctional Services Department, which he took to court in 2014 after it refused his request to keep his signature lengthy locks when he was jailed.Chief…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:44:39 +0800


China’s industrial giants see profits in October grow at fastest pace in nearly nine years
China’s industrial giants saw their profits grow for a sixth straight month in October, indicating continued recovery from the coronavirus pandemic in the world’s second largest economy.Profits at Chinese industrial firms rose 28.2 per cent in October from a year earlier to 642.91 billion yuan (US$97.8 billion), almost triple the 10.1 per cent increase in September, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data showed on Friday.October’s industrial profits grew at the faster pace in December 2011,…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:36:19 +0800


Hong Kong’s top two universities slip down Asia rankings for second year in a row, but researchers say protests were not the reason for dip
Two of the oldest universities of Hong Kong have slipped down a league table for Asia institutions for the second year in a row, but researchers said there was little connection to last year’s civil unrest in the city.The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Chinese University (CUHK) dropped one and three places respectively, coming 4th and 13th out of 650 Asian institutions, in rankings released on Thursday by British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).Two other Hong Kong universities also slid down…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:16:44 +0800


China-Australia relations: Beijing slaps ‘distressing’ duties of up to 212 per cent on Australian wine imports
China’s commerce ministry said on Friday that it will impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports from Saturday.The duties will range from 107.1 to 212.1 per cent, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced on Friday.The commerce ministry said in a statement announcing the measures that “there is a causal relationship between [wine] dumping and material damage”.China is the biggest destination for Australia‘s wine exports, accounting for 39 per cent of total shipments in the…

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:41:12 +0800
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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


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


South Africa to move to Level 2 lockdown

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

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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.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:37:36 +0000
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Trump Using Last Days to Lock In Policies and Make Biden’s Task More Difficult
At a wide range of departments and agencies, Mr. Trump’s political appointees are going to extraordinary lengths to try to prevent Mr. Biden from rolling back the president’s legacy.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:39:54 +0000


China Launches Moon Mission to Bring Back Lunar Rocks
It has been four decades since lunar samples were brought to Earth, and the Chang’e-5 spacecraft’s bounty could have great scientific value.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:39:45 +0000


China Says It Remains Open to the World, but Wants to Dictate Terms
China’s leader, Xi Jinping, is pursuing a strategy to make the country’s economy more self-sufficient, while making other places more dependent on it than ever.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:39:29 +0000


Pope Calls Uighurs ‘Persecuted,’ Prompting Pushback From China
In a new book, Pope Francis mentioned the crackdown on the Muslim minority group for the first time. Beijing rejected his characterization as “groundless.”

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:39:17 +0000


Chinese Statue of Yang Asha, Goddess of Beauty, Sparks Debate
As China fights to end extreme poverty while also recovering from the economic damage of the coronavirus, the supposed wisdom of building huge statues in poorer areas to grow tourism is coming under harsh scrutiny.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:13 +0000


Reports of Hong Kong’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated
The democracy movement may be quiet. But it is alive and it will survive.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:50:43 +0000


China Disappeared My Professor. It Can’t Silence His Poetry.
Against overwhelming state violence, poetry might appear to offer little recourse. But for many Uighurs, it’s a powerful form of resistance.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:46:52 +0000


Cooperative Competition Is Possible Between China and the U.S.
A former vice foreign minister of China proposes a way forward for the world’s two leading powers.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:35:58 +0000


Intel and Nvidia Chips Power a Chinese Surveillance System
Intel and Nvidia chips power a supercomputing center that tracks people in a place where government suppresses minorities, raising questions about the tech industry’s responsibility.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:00:13 +0000


What Does China Think U.S.-China Relations Should Look Like?
Why we published an Op-Ed by a Chinese official.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:35:44 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.