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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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China’s Confucius Institutes rebrand after overseas propaganda rows
Beijing is abandoning its Confucius Institute brand after a global backlash over censorship, switching to a new look as a centre for “language exchange and cooperation”.In a directive to lower-level agencies, the Ministry of Education said the Confucius Institute Headquarters, or Hanban, had changed its name to the Ministry of Education Centre for Language Education and Cooperation.The directive, which was circulating on social media on Saturday, was confirmed by a source in the education…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 21:00:15 +0800


China-India border dispute: is Pakistan about to enter the fray?
Experts believe the military stand-off between Chinese and Indian forces in the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir has made South Asia the most dangerous hotspot in a new cold war between Beijing and its United States-led rivals in the Indo-Pacific theatre. By deploying troops to press an enhanced claim to the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, the northernmost Indian-administered region of Kashmir, China has significantly upped the probability of pre-existing disputes between India and Pakistan…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 20:00:06 +0800


Yes, Biden is thrashing Trump. But he could still blow it
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by David Siders on politico.com on July 4, 2020.As recently as one month ago, Donald Trump was merely losing. Now he is flailing, trudging into the Independence Day weekend at the nadir of his presidency, trailing by double digits in recent polls and in danger of dragging the Republican Senate down with him.But there are still four months before the election – and any number of ways for Biden to blow it…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:35:18 +0800


National security law: police take DNA samples from arrested protesters and their lawyer wants to know why
Hong Kong police confirmed they collected DNA samples from 10 people arrested over the new national security law on July 1, sparking debate on whether the practice was necessary in cases centred on protesting.Taking genetic samples from suspects is most commonly used to investigate offences such as rape or serious assault, according to a lawyer for several of the detained.Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu offered assurances officers acted lawfully. “When police officers are investigating…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:30:23 +0800


No immediate threat of new swine flu pandemic, Chinese CDC says
A “new” strain of swine flu has pandemic potential but is not an immediate public health threat, according to the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The CDC issued the assessment on Friday night after a paper co-authored by Chinese and British scientists, including the centre’s director Gao Fu, called for heightened surveillance of the virus, called G4 EA H1N1, among pig industry workers and livestock.“At this stage the G4 virus has not caused a rise in the risks of a…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:30:15 +0800


China on higher alert as floods hit – and climate change promises more extreme weather
More than 700,000 people have been evacuated in southern China after a month of torrential rain caused severe flooding.The flood alarm in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River was raised from level four to three on Saturday, with authorities warning of further downpours, Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily reported on its social media account.The Ministry of Emergency Management said that as of last Sunday, more than 12 million people from 13 provinces had been affected by…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:00:09 +0800


Hong Kong’s home buyers are back in droves at CK Asset’s Sea To Sky project as they shrug aside political concerns
Hong Kong’s homebuyers turned out in droves for the second consecutive weekend to snap up the most expensive flats to launch in Lohas Park in two years, shrugging aside concerns about large financial commitments even after the enactment of a security law in the city.CK Asset Holdings Limited, one of the city’s bellwether property developers, sold 200 flats, or 60 per cent of the 336 flats on offer at its Sea To Sky project, as of 6pm, according to sales agents. More than 10,000 people submitted…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:30:22 +0800


After India bans China’s TikTok, border row ‘could weaponise phones and pharma’
Mobile phones and pharmaceutical products may be the target of future trade actions by India and China as their border row grinds on, analysts say, widening an economic rift that has been growing for years.India has stepped up its action against Chinese trade and investment since deadly clashes left 20 Indian soldiers dead last month.On Tuesday, India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and WeChat. Then on Wednesday, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said Chinese small and medium-sized…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:00:12 +0800


US lighting company Alpan joins an exodus of manufacturers leaving China to get around higher tariffs from trade war
Alpan Lighting Products, a US manufacturer of solar lamps, is shifting production from China to Indonesia, joining droves of companies looking to escape higher tariffs triggered by the trade war with the US.PT CDS Asia, a unit of Alpan, will invest US$14 million to build a factory in an industrial zone in Central Java, Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board said in a statement. The export-oriented facility is scheduled to begin production later this year and may employee 3,500 people, it…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 16:52:51 +0800


Coronavirus: Philippine commuters cheer as affordable jeepneys restart transport services
Thousands of jeepneys, flamboyantly decorated jeeps that serve as cheap public transport across the Philippines, are back on the streets of Manila, bringing relief to companies and commuters who have struggled with coronavirus curbs.Dubbed “the king of the road”, an estimated 55,000 of these large, multicoloured trucks, used to crawl through Manila’s gridlocked roads on a typical day before being forced to a halt 15 weeks ago when the government imposed a coronavirus lockdown.Just 6,000 were…

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:58:09 +0800
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Supplementary Budget may still be too optimistic on growth
Short-term borrowing will increase by R98 billion to R146 billion in 2020/21.

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.

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.

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
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New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say
A battle involving Michael Pack and a U.S.-funded tech group revolves around software from Falun Gong, the secretive, anti-Beijing spiritual movement with pro-Trump elements.

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:00:58 GMT


Reading Orwell for the Fourth of July
As we celebrate freedom, speaking freely is in danger.

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:00:29 GMT


Severe Floods in China Leave Over 106 Dead or Missing
Unusually intense rainfall has swept away buildings and ruined homes in southern China, affecting about 15 million residents. More downpours are forecast for Saturday.

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 04:41:49 GMT


Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong
The legislation would impose sanctions on officials responsible for instituting and enforcing China’s new security law targeting Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:23:24 GMT


Hong Kong Opens Door to China’s Hulking Security State
A new national security law will allow Beijing’s sprawling and secretive security system to establish a visible foothold in the territory.

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:04:05 GMT


‘Spark’ and ‘The Observer’ Review: A Filmmaker’s Past, and China’s
A pair of documentaries serve as an introduction to Hu Jie, a documentarian whose films memorialize the horrors of the Mao era.

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:00:08 GMT


U.K. Grants Asylum to Ex-Consulate Worker Who Told of Torture in China
Simon Cheng was held during the height of the Hong Kong protests last year, and his treatment highlighted concerns about China’s legal system.

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 03:42:20 GMT


Hong Kong’s New Weapon Against Protesters: A Purple Warning Flag
The police have long used color-coded banners to warn demonstrators, but the wording on the new flag was a stark reminder of the drastic changes.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:49:19 GMT


The Fear Factor: Bringing the Beijing Treatment to Hong Kong
With the passage of the national security law, pro-democracy activists face the same dilemma as their mainland counterparts: choosing between fear and their ideals.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:15:11 GMT


In Hong Kong, Arrests and Fear Mark First Day of New Security Law
Protesters deleted social media accounts, as formerly allowed speech suddenly became a potential crime. The chill over the city has booksellers, professors and nonprofits questioning their future.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:22:48 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.