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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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Yellow whistles serve as symbol and signal to call out violence against Asian-Americans
Hsiu-Lan Chang and several friends in the Boston area have become increasingly fearful as hate incidents proliferated amid the pandemic and comments by former president Donald Trump fuelled prejudice and stereotypes.After Chang, 70, had a man aggressively bump into her repeatedly in a supermarket and others shun her after loudly exclaiming she likely carried the virus, the former financial industry executive and her Asian-American friends welcomed a gift of yellow whistles to alert others if…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 06:48:36 +0800


Can Hong Kong’s electoral overhaul spur meaningful change at the street level?
The speed at which Hong Kong plans to have sweeping electoral reforms approved and implemented is impressive. A bill was introduced to the Legislative Council last week and officials hope to have the changes in place by May, in time for elections in September, December and next March. That Beijing has orchestrated the overhaul to ensure the city is governed by patriots is the reason for the haste, but the dedication of local officials to carrying out the order raises serious questions. If such…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 06:45:17 +0800


Under Joe Biden, United States will no longer use the term ‘illegal aliens’ to describe migrants
Employees of the two main US immigration enforcement agencies were directed on Monday to stop referring to migrants as “aliens,” a dated term that many people consider offensive.Memos issued by Customs and Border Protection, as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement, recommend agents instead use the words “non-citizen” or “migrant.” The change reflect guidelines set by the Joe Biden administration, which is reversing many of the anti-immigrant policies of former President Donald Trump…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 06:17:31 +0800


Tracing China’s climate change journey from denial to decarbonisation
Ahead of this week’s summit of global leaders to discuss ways of tackling climate change, the South China Morning Post looks into how attitudes have changed among China’s leadership, the challenges faced by the world’s largest polluter and what we can expect from Thursday’s meeting.At this year’s Earth Day on Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to join a virtual meeting of global leaders hosted by his US counterpart Joe Biden to discuss climate change. Ahead of the summit,…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 06:00:20 +0800


Czech Republic excludes Rosatom energy company from nuclear tender over dispute with Russia
The Czech government will not invite Russia’s nuclear energy company Rosatom to take part in security assessments before a planned tender for a new unit at the Dukovany nuclear power plant, Industry Minister Karel Havlicek said on Monday.The decision, which effectively excludes Russia from the multibillion-dollar tender, was announced two days after Prague expelled 18 Russian embassy staff, saying it suspected Russian intelligence was involved in explosions at an ammunition depot in 2014.Russia…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 04:59:57 +0800


China-Australia relations: what’s happened over the past year, and what’s the outlook?
Relations between China and Australia have become fraught over the past year after Canberra pushed for an international probe into the origin of the coronavirus without diplomatic consultations beforehand, and Beijing eventually responded with a number of trade blocks on wine, barley, cotton, copper, coal, sugar and lobsters. We look at the issues in this series.China and Australia, two of Asia-Pacific’s biggest trading partners, have been locked in political conflict for the past year…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 04:30:12 +0800


Derek Chauvin trial: defence lawyer tells court former policeman acted as a ‘reasonable police officer’
A prosecutor told jurors to “believe your eyes” as he replayed video of George Floyd’s death last May, beneath the knee of Derek Chauvin in closing arguments on Monday in the former police officer’s murder trial.Chauvin’s lead lawyer, Eric Nelson, later countered that Chauvin behaved as any “reasonable police officer” would, arguing that he followed his training from 19 years on the force.Over and over again, Steve Schleicher, a prosecutor with the Minnesota attorney general’s office, repeated…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 03:40:34 +0800


Joe Biden meets politicians to discuss US$2 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal
US President Joe Biden held a meeting on Monday with a bipartisan group of politicians who have all previously served as governors or mayors, as the White House seeks a deal on his more than US$2 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal.“I am prepared to compromise and prepared to see what we can do and what we can come together on,” Biden said at the outset of the meeting. “I’ve noticed everybody’s for infrastructure. The question is, who’s going to pay for it?”The group is made up of five…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 03:20:56 +0800


Meng Wanzhou seeks three-month delay to marathon extradition case, citing new evidence from HSBC
Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou’s marathon extradition case may be about to get even longer, after her lawyers asked to adjourn the final phase of the hearing for more than three months, saying they expect new evidence about her alleged bank fraud case from HSBC.They applied to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver on Monday to delay the last three weeks of the case until August 3, in light of a Hong Kong court settlement in which the bank agreed to provide more material…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:42:55 +0800


France’s Dijon creme de cassis will no longer be made in China
French producers of the famed blackcurrant liqueur known as creme de cassis de Dijon announced a legal victory on Monday that will prevent a Chinese firm from selling any Dijon-labelled bottles.“We are thrilled,” Claire Briottet, president of the Dijon creme de cassis alliance in Burgundy, said.The sweet cordial is a cocktail mainstay for bartenders worldwide, most famously for adding to champagne for a kir royale.The four historic producers in Dijon, including Briottet, secured a Protected…

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:37:14 +0800
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South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

The summit focused on four areas – Covid response, economic development, energy security and water resilience.

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Sat, 06 Feb 2021 08:57:03 +0000


Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

Recovery is expected to continue albeit at a much slower pace, experts say.

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Wed, 09 Dec 2020 20:06:11 +0000


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.

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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
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Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change
The two countries said they would treat global warming “with the seriousness and urgency that it demands.”

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:13:39 +0000


‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash
Patriotic films. History lessons. Mass weddings. The Chinese Communist Party is going into overdrive to celebrate its 100th birthday.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 16:26:38 +0000


She’s Taking Jeff Bezos to Task
Joy Buolamwini is on a crusade against bias in facial recognition technology, and the powerful companies that profit from it.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 09:00:10 +0000


Biden and Suga Agree US and Japan Will Work Together on 5G
The subtext of the meeting was responding to China’s influence and its aggressive actions in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga resisted being drawn into a rivalry.

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:16:56 +0000


Hong Kong Sentences Jimmy Lai, Other Pro-Democracy Figures, to Prison
The punishments for Mr. Lai, a media tycoon, and other leaders over an unauthorized peaceful protest point to what critics say is the shrinking space for dissent in Hong Kong.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:58:13 +0000


China’s First-Quarter Growth Is Expected to Boom on Paper
The world’s traditional growth engine reported an 18.3 percent leap in the first quarter. But consumers and small businesses aren’t fully sharing in the spoils.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:21:11 +0000


Paraguay’s Covid Vaccine Crisis Gives China Diplomatic Opening
Paraguay desperately needs Covid-19 vaccines, which China could supply. That has led the South American nation to reconsider its relationship with Taiwan, which precludes it from dealing with Beijing.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 08:13:56 +0000


Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China
John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, is pressing China to do more to address global warming. But he faces an emboldened Beijing leadership that thinks the United States has lagged behind.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:38:24 +0000


Key Chains and Teddy Bears in Riot Gear: Hong Kong Promotes National Security
The government organized a day of citywide activities, from schools to the police academy, to encourage residents to support a recent national security law.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:25:05 +0000


Intelligence Chiefs Warn of Russian Troops Near Ukraine and Other Threats
Officials said that China’s push for global power posed a threat to the United States, and they dwelled on climate change, domestic extremism and more.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 09:35:33 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.