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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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Hongkongers with BN(O) passports can get British citizenship after Beijing imposes national security law, Dominic Raab says
Hongkongers with BN(O) passports will be able to obtain British citizenship if China enforces the national security laws in the city, the British government announced on Thursday, marking a dramatic shift to London’s long-held policy.Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Home Secretary Priti Patel made the move on the day China’s top legislature, the National People’s Congress, announced the decision to impose national security legislation on the former British colony.British National (Overseas)…

Fri, 29 May 2020 01:41:26 +0800


Explainer: how Hong Kong ended up a pawn in US-China battleground – and Washington’s next move
The United States sent shock waves on Wednesday evening by certifying that Hong Kong was no longer autonomous from China – a crucial move which could set the city on the path to losing preferential economic and trade treatment it enjoys from Washington. That assessment, announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, was regarded as a retaliatory action against Beijing’s announcement that it intends enacting a national security law for Hong Kong.While protesters in Hong Kong cheered the US…

Fri, 29 May 2020 00:33:35 +0800


US taps allies to pressure China over Hong Kong national security law
The US has stepped up diplomatic pressure on China’s move to impose a national security law on Hong Kong, forming a common position with the UK, Australia and Canada.In a four-nation statement, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts called on China to work with Hong Kong people to forge a way forward to honour its commitments made under the Sino-British Joint Declaration.State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in an interview on Thursday that the US continues to confer…

Thu, 28 May 2020 23:57:46 +0800


Hongkonger gets 52 months in jail for molesting two boys while working as private tutor
A Hong Kong convenience store worker has been jailed for more than four years for molesting two boys after he secured a job as a private tutor by concealing his previous conviction for sexual offences.Deputy district judge Cheang Kei-hong on Thursday jailed Yan Tsz-ho, 37, for 52 months and asked the Correctional Services Department to follow up on experts’ recommendations for in-depth psychological treatment after pre-sentencing reports revealed that Yan intended to pick up tutoring again once…

Thu, 28 May 2020 23:48:53 +0800


China pledges largest-ever economic rescue package to save jobs and livelihoods amid coronavirus
China has pledged a package of 4 trillion yuan (US$559 billion) worth of cost cuts for the country’s struggling factories and merchants in 2020, the largest economic rescue plan in its history, in an enhanced effort to save jobs that were put at risk by the coronavirus outbreak, Premier Li Keqiang confirmed on Thursday.The combined cuts in business costs, which include tax exemptions, lower bank interest rates and waived contributions to social welfare funds as well as reduced prices for…

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:58:22 +0800


India-China border dispute: New Delhi rejects Donald Trump’s offer to mediate
A day after China appeared to play down its border dispute with India, sources in New Delhi scotched any suggestion of a cooling in the stand-off between the two nuclear-armed neighbours – while the Indian government officially rejected an offer by US President Donald Trump to mediate.Sources in the Indian establishment ruled out recalling troops from forward positions and said there would be no immediate de-escalation of the conflict, in which troops have been locked in a stand-off for more…

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:51:16 +0800


Hong Kong protests: social worker accused of obstructing police tells court he wanted to mediate between officers and demonstrators
A Hong Kong social worker who allegedly obstructed a police clearance operation at an unauthorised anti-government protest last year told a court he was trying to mediate between protesters and officers.Lau Ka-tung was on trial at Fanling Court on Thursday charged with one count of obstructing a police officer at a demonstration in Yuen Long on July 27.Demonstrators that day rallied in the residential town, despite police objection, to express their anger over an attack on protesters and rail…

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:26:50 +0800


Hong Kong IT sector braces for potential loss of city’s special trading status with US
Losing the special trading status granted by the United States will take a heavy toll on Hong Kong’s hi-tech development, according to cyber entrepreneurs fearful of the sector becoming a casualty of Sino-American wrangling over the city’s autonomy.Information technology and trade investors were drawing up “Plan B” for where to put their money after waking up on Thursday to the news that the US no longer considered Hong Kong an autonomous part of China, with Beijing’s national security law for…

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:57:59 +0800


Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK to undergo management review by civil servants following series of controversies
Public broadcaster RTHK will undergo a thorough management review led by civil servants, Hong Kong’s commerce bureau has revealed, following a series of controversies over the station’s output.The government on Thursday said editorial decisions would not fall under the review team’s remit, but the move triggered accusations that the administration was trying to erode the broadcaster’s independence.The review, set to start in mid-2020 and finish by the year’s end, will cover RTHK’s…

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:51:13 +0800


Hongkongers who want to flee to Taiwan will go through strict screening, officials say
Hongkongers who want to move to Taiwan, fearing they will lose their rights and freedom after Beijing approved a national security law for the city, will have to go through a strict screening process, Taiwanese officials said on Thursday.And only those who meet the requirements under Article 18 of legislation governing Taiwan’s relations with Hong Kong would be eligible to apply, said Chen Ming-tong, head of policymaking body the Mainland Affairs Council.Their applications would be closely…

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:30:06 +0800
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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.

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.

Thu, 07 May 2020 22:05:27 +0000


South African government launches R500bn stimulus package
R2 billion is geared to assist small and medium enterprises and spaza shop owners and other small businesses;

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:02:01 +0000


Mixed reaction to extension of South Africa’s lockdown
Non-food stores, all restaurants, bars and cinemas are closed, as are schools, churches and universities.

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 17:06:14 +0000


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
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As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve
From China’s perspective, the punitive measures on trade, technology and Hong Kong have simply revealed the core of American hostility.

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:50:57 GMT


Pompeo Hits Out at China
A threat over Hong Kong, and controversy in the education world: This is your morning tip sheet.

Thu, 28 May 2020 11:02:48 GMT


Will the U.S. Soon Treat Hong Kong Like China? Much Is at Stake.
Washington has long given the former British colony a special status on trade and other issues. Changing that would threaten its position as a global business hub.

Thu, 28 May 2020 10:23:03 GMT


China Approves Plan to Rein In Hong Kong, Defying Worldwide Outcry
Beijing ordered that a new law be written to extend many of mainland China’s security practices to Hong Kong, creating broad powers to quash unrest.

Thu, 28 May 2020 07:17:22 GMT


House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China
The House overwhelmingly cleared legislation that would punish top Chinese officials for detaining more than one million Muslims in internment camps.

Wed, 27 May 2020 21:58:51 GMT


Hong Kong Has Lost Autonomy, Pompeo Says, Opening Door to U.S. Action
The State Department announcement comes as President Trump weighs hard measures against China, which is expected to approve a national security law on Hong Kong on Thursday.

Wed, 27 May 2020 16:30:49 GMT


Extradition of Huawei Executive Clears a Major Legal Hurdle in Canada
A Vancouver court ruled that fraud charges against Meng Wanzhou in the United States would constitute a crime in Canada, opening the way for her extradition.

Wed, 27 May 2020 12:43:54 GMT


Why Are People Protesting in Hong Kong?
Increasingly, the demonstrations are a direct challenge to China’s ruling Communist Party rather than to the territory’s leadership.

Wed, 27 May 2020 10:30:16 GMT


Amnesia Nation: Why China Has Forgotten Its Coronavirus Outbreak
A 2009 novel predicted the Chinese people would forget a traumatic crisis. The puzzle, says its author, is how it happened so fast.

Wed, 27 May 2020 07:55:39 GMT


Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip
Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.

Wed, 27 May 2020 07:31:45 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.