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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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Ex-officials criticise Duterte administration’s soft approach towards China, as Philippine foreign ministry cancels diplomatic passports
The Philippine foreign ministry’s decision to cancel all courtesy diplomatic passports after a former top diplomat using the document was turned away from Hong Kong has sparked incredulity and anger, with several ex-officials blaming President Rodrigo Duterte for his soft approach towards China. Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario, who was unable to enter Hong Kong for a business meeting last Friday, said he could not “think of one good reason why this is happening”. “Instead of fully…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:20:36 +0800


Hong Kong government stays invisible to avoid more extradition bill chaos ahead of G20 summit
Hong Kong’s embattled government is lying low again this week to avoid rocking the boat in the face of continuing opposition to the now-suspended extradition bill, with the city’s leader cancelling Tuesday’s weekly cabinet meeting.No explanation was given on Monday for the cancellation, while young protesters barged into government buildings again, attempting to disrupt public services and pile pressure on the administration to completely withdraw the unpopular bill.Dozens of protesters blocked…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:00:35 +0800


China’s leading scientists advised to keep a low profile in their work as US steps up pressure on tech firms
The top economic aide to China’s President Xi Jinping has told researchers at the country’s leading scientific institution to keep a “low profile”and stay down to earth.The comments by Vice-Premier Liu He were published on the website of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday but Friday’s visit was not reported in state media.His visit came amid a deepening “technology war” with Washington restricting exports of key components to China while Beijing blamed the US for trying to impede…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:00:09 +0800


What’s the difference between Indo Pacific and Asia-Pacific? Regional control for the US or China
Indo Pacific? Asia-Pacific? Asean Indo Pacific?The ongoing debate on diplomatic nomenclature was in sharp focus on Monday as leading geopolitical researchers waded into the debate on how the region should style itself.The topic has been hotly discussed amid America’s push to call it the “Indo Pacific” – a move some have said is a means to entrench the so-called quadrilateral security dialogue consisting of the United States, Japan, Australia and India to counter China’s rise.The four…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:21:15 +0800


Taiwan’s EVA Air plans to hire first male cabin crew as strike grounds hundreds of flights
Taiwan’s EVA Air said on Monday it planned to recruit male flight attendants for the first time in the wake of a cabin crew strike that forced it to ground hundreds of flights.Central News Agency reported that the airline made the decision after a shareholders’ meeting.The company said it would recruit about 200 flight attendants this year, including men and foreigners.All EVA Air’s 4,200 flight attendants were women, CNA reported.“There will not be any difference between jobs for male and…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:10:52 +0800


No regrets, except for subpar work of those involved in Sha Tin-Central link scandal, outgoing Hong Kong MTR chairman Frederick Ma says
The outgoing chairman of Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation has said the only regret he harbours from his time at the helm was the botched handling of the scandal-plagued Sha Tin-Central link, the city’s costliest rail project.Frederick Ma Si-hang is set to step down on Sunday after his contract expires following a three-year stint at the top. The outspoken rail boss will be succeeded by Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen, head of the governing council at Lingnan University.The MTR Corp’s reputation has been in…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:09:55 +0800


Shenzhen takes economic top spot – again – but Hong Kong is more liveable, study finds
Shenzhen was the most economically competitive city in China in 2018 for a fifth consecutive year but Hong Kong leads the pack in living environment, business environment and development sustainability, according to an annual ranking by a Beijing-based think tank.Shenzhen overtook Hong Kong as the most economically competitive Chinese city in the rankings for 2014 and has held on to the top spot since, with Hong Kong second.The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:05:25 +0800


Trump expected to visit DMZ during Moon summit in Seoul, raising hopes of resumption in denuclearisation talks with Kim
United States President Donald Trump is widely expected to make his first visit to the tense inter-Korean border – following in the footsteps of predecessors such as Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama – when he comes to Seoul for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in this weekend. “The two leaders will have in-depth discussions on ways to establish an enduring peace through the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, while further solidifying the South Korea…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:02:58 +0800


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king for Iran crisis talks
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks on Monday with Saudi leaders ahead of new sanctions on Tehran in a stand-off sparked by Washington’s withdrawal from a nuclear deal.Both the United States and Iran say they want to avoid going to war, but tensions have spiked after Tehran shot down a US drone and a series of attacks on tankers in sensitive Gulf waters raised fears of an unintended slide towards conflict.Saudi and Emirati leaders advocate a tough US approach against common foe Iran,…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:59:56 +0800


Is Taiwan ally Solomon Islands considering a switch to China?
The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan’s remaining allies in the Pacific, is weighing the merits of a potential diplomatic switch with a study tour of a number of its island neighbours, all of which have formal ties with Beijing.A task force set up by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to review the Taiwan relationship will visit the island nations of Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Papua New Guinea in a tour starting this week.Taiwan’s critical battle to keep its diplomatic allies from switching…

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:52:07 +0800
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South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories
Fearing a spillover effect, is it time the central bank cut rates?

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:12:14 +0000


New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the new cabinet by President Ramaphosa.

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 18:02:44 +0000


ANC vote share improves relative to 2016 local government elections
The 2019 elections have the potential to lift business and investor confidence from present low levels.

Mon, 13 May 2019 19:13:49 +0000


Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba
This year, the number of exhibitors from 19 other African countries rose to 257 from 229.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:05:44 +0000


South Africa appoints Fourth Industrial Revolution commission
Ramaphosa will chair the commission, and operational support will be provided by a secretariat of officials.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 18:16:35 +0000


Analysis: China to roll out Belt and Road 2.0
Xi must convince Europe and others that his flagship economic vision will be fair, inclusive, transparent.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:40:33 +0000


Will Brazil implement pension reforms?
Economists say this has to happen to boost the Brazilian economy, but the social resistance remains strong.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:47:54 +0000


India, Russia discuss ties, military procurement
Despite US threat of sanctions, India says it will go ahead and purchase advanced Russian defense systems.

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:24:59 +0000


Moscow: Russian troops in Venezuela for as long as needed
US President Donald Trump has told the Russians to "get out" of Venezuela.

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 19:35:08 +0000


Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative
A Washington Post article on March 23 accused Italy of "defying the wishes of the Trump administration".

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:46:49 +0000
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DealBook Briefing: New Tech Clampdowns Could Threaten a U.S.-China Trade Deal
America continues to undermine Chinese access to U.S. technology. That could loom over impending talks between President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:37:08 GMT


Xi and Trump and the Art of the Game
The president of China may have the upper hand after a visit to Pyongyang.

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:30:04 GMT


Why Xi Jinping Is Courting Kim Jong-un
It’s not about nuclear weapons, leverage with President Trump or the trade war.

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 05:14:33 GMT


U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns
The addition of five to the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:52:19 GMT


Friendlier Days for North Korea and China? Maybe Not
On the surface, all seemed warm as Kim Jong-un played host to Xi Jinping this week. So why didn’t the Chinese leader stay longer?

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:38:24 GMT


‘These Forests Are the Lungs of the Country’: Thai Rangers Guard Precious Rosewood
Deep in a jungle in Thailand, a battle is being waged between poorly armed forest rangers and poachers trying to sate China’s growing appetite for rare and precious rosewood.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:00:31 GMT


In Pictures: For Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping, Small Talk and Mass Games
China’s leader made a rare visit to North Korea this week, a two-day trip full of pomp and propaganda.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:56:43 GMT


Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in His Presidential Run
Terry Gou, who stepped back from his electronics empire on Friday, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:15:34 GMT


Hong Kong Protests Resume as Police Headquarters Is Surrounded
Thousands of demonstrators returned to Hong Kong’s streets on Friday, putting new pressure on the government over an unpopular extradition bill.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 03:13:40 GMT


As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried
Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise has enriched, and intimidated, them.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:45:29 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.