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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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‘Have babies or go to jail’: Chinese internet mocks official call for 3-child policy propaganda submissions
If the Chinese internet were to have its way, the next official slogan to promote the country’s three-child policy could be: “If you do not get married or have children, you will end up in jail. If you do, you will be ensured a happy life.”This is just one example of the derision that met an official government association when it called on the public to submit propaganda slogans to promote the major family planning policy shift.In May, the Chinese government declared that all mainland citizens…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:00:21 +0800


Hong Kong national security trial ruling faithful to the letter and spirit of the Sino-British Joint Declaration
After a three-week trial under the Hong Kong national security law, an unprecedented three-judge court found a motorcyclist guilty of terrorism and inciting secession when he rode into a police line on July 1, 2020. At the heart of this trial was an intense debate as to what exactly is the meaning of the slogan, “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times”, printed on a black flag carried by the accused.This slogan had been made popular among politicians advocating localism since 2016, at the…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 08:30:16 +0800


Japan resumes meeting with 5 Mekong countries after suspending it due to Myanmar coup
Japan is expected to use its meeting on Friday with the five Mekong River states to reiterate its commitment to the region, although analysts said it will also aim to reinforce its foreign policy objective of countering China’s influence.Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a videoconference summit with his counterparts from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The agenda includes support for the five countries – all of which are battling with Covid-19 surges due to…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 08:00:20 +0800


Virgin Galactic restarting space ticket sales from new price of US$450,000
After flying its founder Richard Branson to space, Virgin Galactic is restarting ticket sales beginning at US$450,000, the company announced on Thursday.The new price is about double the US$200,000 to US$250,000 paid by around 600 people who previously booked seats on Virgin’s spaceship, as the company looks to cash in on the success of last month’s fully-crewed test flight.Its next flight will come in September and involve members of the Italian Air Force, a paying customer.“We are excited to…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 07:33:51 +0800


Hong Kong politics: Election Committee nominations kick off, but sources say many seats will go uncontested to pro-Beijing camp
Hong Kong will kick off a one-week nomination period on Friday for candidates aspiring to be on the 1,500-member powerful Election Committee, with a large proportion of seats likely to be uncontested because of coordination within the pro-Beijing camp, insiders have told the Post.The same sources also indicated that only well-known candidates were likely to throw their hat into the ring. They also said they believed that candidates did not have to be as strongly “patriotic-leaning” to win votes…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 07:30:10 +0800


Tokyo Olympics: Japan’s South Korea, China tensions resurface as legacy of war haunts Games
In a small hotel near the Olympic Village hired out exclusively for their use, a team of South Korean chefs has been cloistered away preparing meals throughout the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the country’s entire delegation of 232 athletes and 122 officials.The Koreans’ refusal to eat in the same dining hall as the thousands of other foreigners at the Games comes amid ongoing worries in South Korea about the quality of Japanese fish and produce, following the Fukushima nuclear disaster that was…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 07:00:13 +0800


Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s wife Yulia delivers borscht and cherries in prison visit
The wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stayed with him in a Russian prison for three days, taking him borscht and cherries and sending “a big hi to everyone” on his behalf, she said in a social media post on Thursday.Navalny is serving 2½ years in jail for parole violations in an embezzlement case he says was trumped up.Navalny’s allies accuse the authorities of using the law to crush dissenting voices ahead of September’s parliamentary elections.In an Instagram post, Yulia Navalnaya…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 06:48:29 +0800


Xi Jinping says China promises 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to other countries in 2021
President Xi Jinping on Thursday said China promises to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries in 2021.China will also donate US$100 million to the Covax global vaccine distribution programme for developing countries, Xi said in a written message to an international Covid-19 vaccine cooperation forum, according to a Chinese foreign ministry statement.“China will continue to do our best to help developing countries cope with the pandemic,” Xi said.At the Global Health…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 06:30:16 +0800


US repatriates US$452 million of looted 1MDB money to Malaysia
The US Justice Department said on Thursday it has sent almost half a billion dollars of “misappropriated” public money back to Malaysia.The department said court documents showed the money came “from 1MDB”, a Malaysian state fund set up by corruption-convict ex-premier Najib Razak, and had been “laundered through major financial institutions worldwide, including in the United States, Switzerland, Singapore, and Luxembourg”.The department said the stolen money was “spent on a wide variety of…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 06:24:09 +0800


Chinese provinces roll out specific measures targeting off-campus tutoring providers amid Beijing’s crackdown
Local governments across China have started to roll out measures targeting off-campus tutoring providers in their jurisdiction, moving on the back of Beijing’s sweeping crackdown on the sector.Northwest China’s Shaanxi province and the southern coastal province of Guangdong recently initiated specific regulations covering the off-campus education market, following the new policy promulgated by the State Council.Off-campus tutoring providers in Shaanxi were directed to immediately stop offering…

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 06:00:30 +0800
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South Africa economy expands 4.6% in Q1

In the first quarter 2021, inventories once again had to be drawdown as there was a slow start to the year in manufacturing.

The post South Africa economy expands 4.6% in Q1 first appeared on The BRICS Post.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:49:31 +0000


South Africa moves to Level 2 lockdown

While the restriction on large gatherings is welcome, vaccines are needed urgently to stem the bleeding of the South African economy.

The post South Africa moves to Level 2 lockdown first appeared on The BRICS Post.

Mon, 31 May 2021 10:28:23 +0000


South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

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

The post South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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.

The post Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan first appeared on The BRICS Post.

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
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Simone Biles Takes Bronze on Balance Beam. Guan Chenchen Wins Gold.
Chenchen won with a more difficult routine than her rivals. Her compatriot, Tang Xijing, won silver. Simone Biles won bronze in her return to competition.

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:49 +0000


I.O.C. Seeks Answers After 2 Chinese Medalists Wore Mao Pins During Medal Ceremony
The red and gold pins were a potential violation of the Olympic charter, which bans “political, religious or racial propaganda” at venues.

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:23:33 +0000


Is Taiwan Next?
In Taipei, young people like Nancy Tao Chen Ying watched as the Hong Kong protests were brutally extinguished. Now they wonder what’s in their future.

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:07:26 +0000


A Chinese Gold Medalist Was Asked About Her "Masculine" Appearance
Gong Lijiao, who won China’s first Olympic gold in the shot-put, was questioned on state-owned media about her life plans and whether she had a boyfriend.

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 18:01:06 +0000


Delta Outbreak Tests China’s Covid Strategy
The government has imposed lockdowns and is testing and tracing aggressively to fight a new outbreak. Experts say it is time for the country to rethink its approach to the virus.

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 00:56:31 +0000


Wuhan Will Test All Residents Amid Its First Covid Outbreak in a Year
The city in central China that endured the pandemic’s first lockdown has found its first signs of local transmission since May 2020.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 20:47:57 +0000


Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games
Investors reacted after months of increased pressure from Beijing aimed at the broader Chinese internet industry.

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 18:17:54 +0000


With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities
The detention of Kris Wu, a popular Canadian singer, has been hailed as a rare victory for the movement. But Beijing, wary of social activism, has cast it as a warning to celebrities.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 19:50:05 +0000


Flooding Death Toll in China Rises Sharply
The total more than tripled since last week, suggesting delays in reporting other deaths.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 19:48:21 +0000


Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry
Financing and security issues are clouding new power station projects.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 19:39:46 +0000
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.