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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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Vietnam willing to host second Trump-Kim summit, says PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Vietnam’s premier has said his country is willing to host a much-anticipated second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. One of North Korea’s top generals Kim Yong-chol is expected to meet Trump at the White House on Friday to hash out details of a second meeting with Kim, including a potential venue. The second round of talks follow a historic summit in Singapore last year and are aimed at denuclearisation and ending decades of enmity...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:39:14 +0800


Jobs in China’s export-import industries wither in the heat of Washington’s trade war with Beijing
Demand for labour at China’s importers, exporters, and related manufacturers fell by 40 per cent in the last quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, showing the trade war with the US has taken its toll, a survey released on Friday revealed. The China Institute for Employment Research (CIER) at the Renmin University of China in Beijing found jobs in export-oriented regions, including Dongguan in the Pearl River Delta and Suzhou in the Yangtze River Delta, were hit hard. However, the...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:32:34 +0800


Hong Kong man’s sex assaults on teen daughter over two years revealed after tissue paper find, court hears
A father who repeatedly raped and molested his teenage daughter over two years was finally exposed when his wife found suspiciously placed tissue paper in their room, a Hong Kong court heard on Friday. The man, known as L.C.L to protect the identity of the victim, had allegedly raped and molested his daughter on at least seven occasions between 2015 and 2017, prosecutors told a seven-member jury on the first day of the trial. The first incident took place when the girl, referred to as X, was 12...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:20:38 +0800


Hong Kong man tried to lure home girl, 8, with HK$200, court hears
A Hong Kong petrol station worker on Friday admitted to offering an eight-year-old girl HK$200 (US$25) in an attempt to lure her to his home last month, in a case that has sparked fear among local parents. Eastern Court heard how Shum Tin-wai, 21, became sexually aroused by the encounter with the Primary Two pupil on December 5 as he followed the youngster to her flat in Sai Ying Pun. The girl became frightened and fled, and later told her parents. It set off a police investigation that finally...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:16:24 +0800


Scam alert: Chinese police warn of fake Hongkongers fleecing Good Samaritans
Police in the southern Chinese tech hub of Shenzhen have warned residents to be on alert for scammers pretending to be Hongkongers needing money for an emergency. “They are very good at acting … and their favourite character is a Hongkonger in need,” police from Shenzhen in Guangdong province said in an online statement on Thursday. Officers said five scammers were arrested in December after a woman surnamed Ma reported being deceived by a couple whom she thought was from...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:05:41 +0800


China’s prisons go digital for inmate convenience and clean management
China’s love of online shopping and cashless payment has gone a step further by moving into most unlikely territory – behind prison bars. Beijing Prison announced last month that it had added Alipay to the online payment services families of prisoners can use to deposit money for inmates, for digital shopping or payment of medical expenses. The prison began allowing families to use WeChat to transfer money to their relatives behind bars in September last year. Families can make...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:03:13 +0800


Law student in court accused of indecently assaulting two Cathay Pacific crew on flight to Adelaide
An Australian court heard on Friday how a law student travelling from Hong Kong indecently assaulted two Cathay Pacific Airways flight attendants on a flight to Adelaide. The Canadian national, who has a four-year student visa, had to be restrained by cabin crew and fellow passengers after allegedly performing indecent acts on at least one of the crew members, according to a police statement. In court, prosecutors opposed bail for the 28-year-old, who was said to have no ties to the country,...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:53:40 +0800


Otto Poon, husband of Hong Kong’s justice chief, says wife not involved in his illegal structures case
The husband of Hong Kong’s justice chief Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah has distanced himself from her to avoid bringing her into a case over illegal structures in his home. On Friday, top engineer Otto Poon Lok-to, 78, denied he had violated any building rules over a pool at his Villa de Mer property in Tuen Mun. He also dismissed questions on Cheng’s involvement in his prosecution. Poon repeatedly told reporters: “I don’t know what my wife is doing, my wife doesn’t know...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:34:17 +0800


Indonesian radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to be freed from jail after his 15-year sentence was reduced
The ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison, Indonesia’s president said on Friday, slashing a 15-year sentence. The announcement of Abu Bakar Bashir’s imminent release came during campaigning for a presidential election due in April in which opponents of President Joko Widodo have tried to discredit him as insufficiently Islamic. “I have considered this decision for a long time,...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:22:54 +0800


Tesla recalls more than 14,000 Model S cars in China to replace faulty airbags made by Takata
China’s market regulator said on Friday that electric carmaker Tesla will recall over 14,000 Model S vehicles sold on the mainland to replace faulty airbags made by the now-defunct Japanese company Takata. The recall, which involves cars made between February 2014 and December 2016, will begin on April 10, the State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement on its website on Friday. The cars were imported from the United States. Tesla’s recall is part of a crackdown...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:17:05 +0800
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Putin invites Modi to Vladivostok
The invitation comes amid news that India should receive delivery of S-400 defense missiles in October 2020.

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:58:23 +0000


China-US trade talks begin amid naval tensions
Much is riding on the current sixth round of trade talks as both countries feel the pinch of tariff tensions.

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:30:52 +0000


China faces economic challenges in 2019
China's economy is one of the world's most robust, but growth has been falling due to external, internal pressures.

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:03:18 +0000


Inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair in Cairo exceeded targets
The IATF attracted 42 African country pavilions, there were just more than 1,100 exhibitors.

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 11:29:29 +0000


Africa: 1.2 bln people a boon for single market, says minister
Cairo hosted the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) from December 11 to 17.

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:07:08 +0000


China cites security for holding two Canadians
This diplomatic spat comes amid persistent tensions between the US and China over trade imbalances.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:23:09 +0000


Religion as a tool of colonialist power in WWI
Hanief Haider examines Hanief Haider examines how the past 100 years of religious politics have shaped the post-colonial Middle East.

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:39:33 +0000


South Africa economic growth exceeds forecasts
But extended electrical power instability could hinder growth, analysts warn.

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:09:17 +0000


Trump meets Xi: No extra tariffs as talks continue
After a war of words, China's Xi and America's Trump agree to no new trade tariffs ... for now.

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 16:47:10 +0000


Russia detains Ukrainian vessels
The UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss the incident in a Monday session.

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:43:43 +0000
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Philippines Should Take Over Shipyard to Keep It From Chinese, Officials Say
President Rodrigo Duterte has pursued a China-friendly policy, but it is not clear what he thinks of proposals for the government to control the shipyard at Subic Bay.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:23:58 GMT


Germany’s China Problem
Berlin is walking a thin line between its strongest ally and its biggest trading partner.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:00:04 GMT


Canadian Sentenced to Death in China for Drug Smuggling Will Appeal
“For a court to announce a death sentence just an hour after the trial really is very, very rare,” said a lawyer for Robert Lloyd Schellenberg.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:03:26 GMT


Short Pants and Long Sleeves: China’s Soccer Team Plays Under Tattoo Ban
It’s hot at the Asian Cup in Abu Dhabi, but some of China’s players are wearing long sleeves because of a rule barring visible tattoos in matches.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:06 GMT


Will China’s Economy Hit a Great Wall?
The case for crisis seems compelling – but I said that in 2011, too.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:06:29 GMT


Huawei’s Reclusive Founder Rejects Spying and Praises Trump
Ren Zhengfei, C.E.O. of the Chinese tech giant, said he would wait to see if President Trump intervened in the case of his daughter, who is accused of fraud.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:43:52 GMT


Huang Qi, Online Dissident and Rights Advocate in China, Faces Trial
The case of the blogger behind the popular website 64 Tianwang has drawn intense international scrutiny, in part because he has a kidney disease.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:18:08 GMT


Trump to Struggling Farmers: ‘The Greatest Harvest Is Yet to Come’
President Trump told farmers that the pain they are experiencing from his economic policies would ultimately make them better off. He asked them to be patient as he tries to rewrite trade agreements with China, Europe, Canada and Mexico and as he does battle with congressional Democrats over immigration. Many farmers are already feeling the pinch of the partial government shutdown.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:22:24 GMT


China Is a Dangerous Rival, and America Should Treat It Like One
Enough with the endless talks and handshakes. We need to untie the American economy from China.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:04 GMT


Trump Defends Trade Policies to Farmers Feeling the Pinch
In a long speech to farmers on Monday, President Trump asked them to be patient and said his economic policies would pay off in the long-term.

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:48:28 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.