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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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Ukraine probe: John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani’s ‘drug deal’ he asked aide to alert White House lawyers
The former US national security adviser, John Bolton, was reportedly so alarmed at a backchannel effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Donald Trump’s political rivals that he told a senior aide to report it to White House lawyers.The revelation of Bolton’s involvement in the effort to block a shadow foreign policy aimed at Trump’s political benefit emerged from congressional testimony given by his former aide, Fiona Hill, the former top Russia expert in the White House.Hill, the British…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:48:03 +0800


China's economy cause of growing concern in Beijing as US-China trade war takes toll on growth
Chinese premier Li Keqiang has urged local government officials to do everything possible to keep economic growth on track, sending a strong signal that Beijing is increasingly concerned about a deeper-than-expected economic slowdown amid a trade war with the United States.Li told five provincial governors on Monday that local officials must “enhance the sense of urgency and responsibility” to ensure stable economic growth and “must put growth in a more prominent position” on their work agenda,…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:14:48 +0800


Japan’s secret weapon against childhood obesity: school lunches
Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children – high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches.A landmark report by the UN’s children agency Unicef released on Tuesday shows Japan topping the charts for childhood health indicators, with low rates of infant mortality and few underweight children.But it also manages the lowest incidence of childhood obesity among the 41 developed countries in the Organisation for…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:13:29 +0800


Philippine powerhouse Ayala says it may look outside the founder’s family for a chief executive to lead it into the future
The head of a family-owned empire that’s worth tens of billions of dollars said his company may be ready for an outsider at the helm.Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II, the chairman and chief executive officer of the Philippines’ Ayala Corporation, said a CEO from outside the family is one option when the group passes power to new leaders. Part of his legacy, he said, has been paving the way to make such a move possible.“I like to think the team we have in place could provide leadership at any…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:00:16 +0800


Office tenants in Singapore’s central business district push back on landlords’ attempt to raise rental charges
Some office tenants in Singapore’s central business district (CBD) are resisting further increases in rents, following nine consecutive quarters of increase in grade A office rents in the business area, according to a market report by Colliers International. Cumulatively, grade A office rents in the CBD have risen by 27 per cent since the second quarter of 2017, driven by tightening supply.Average monthly grade A office rents in the CBD have climbed 1.5 per cent to S$10.08 (US$7.36) per square…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:35:25 +0800


China’s pork crisis sends consumer inflation rising to the brink of Beijing’s limit, highest level in six years
China’s pork crisis sent prices spiralling to their highest reading since November 2013 as consumer inflation reached 3.0 per cent in September, according to official government data released on Tuesday.The world’s most populous nation has been ravaged by an outbreak of African swine fever that added 1.65 percentage points to its consumer inflation last month.The 3.0 per cent mark is the upper limit of Beijing’s target for whole-year consumer price index (CPI), placing more pressure on the…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:03:22 +0800


Hong Kong woman cleared in jaywalking trial that finally ends after nearly two years
A woman charged with jaywalking has been acquitted at the end of a 21-month-long trial which was slammed by a city judge for bringing Hong Kong’s courts into disrepute.Kamala Thapa denied one count of negligently endangering her own safety, after she was hit by a taxi while crossing Tai Tam Road outside the American Club in Stanley on April 25, 2016.Her trial at Eastern Court over a traffic summons, which would have cost her a fine of no more than HK$500 (US$64) if convicted, had sparked three…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:02:07 +0800


Japan ups security for ‘koban’ police boxes after violent attacks on officers
Japanese police will introduce a range of new security measures at the network of over 6,000 koban police boxes across the country after a series of attacks resulted in the deaths of two officers.Koban is a compound of the Japanese words for “rotation” and “standing watch”. These facilities ensure a visible police presence in many towns and cities, which is credited as a major factor in the nation’s low crime rate. In the past 16 months, though, there have been four incidents of intruders…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00:20 +0800


Hong Kong Golf Club swings into action for Cup of Kindness in support of Operation Santa Claus and other good causes
Nearly 200 contestants took a swing at raising money for those in need at an annual charity event hosted by Hong Kong Golf Club in Sheung Shui. The Cup of Kindness, which is sponsored by a broad spectrum of Hong Kong companies, is traditionally held in the latter months of the year for worthy causes. Beneficiaries of its 32nd instalment, staged on October 13, included Operation Santa Claus, the annual fundraiser jointly organised by the South China Morning Post and public broadcaster RTHK. …

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00:18 +0800


Owners of Hong Kong villas and luxury homes turn to daily leases to find tenants to occupy their investments as buyers stay away  
Investors of Hong Kong’s luxury villas and bungalows, struggling to keep prices aloft amid the city’s unprecedented civil strife and the US-China trade war, are resorting to innovative ways to find tenants and keep their property occupied.Some owners are putting their landed property out for rent on a daily basis on Airbnb, while others are hiring agents to find medium-term tenants, while fewer buyers are looking at investing in multimillion dollar homes.A four-bedroom home measuring about 2…

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00:15 +0800
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South African government issues $5bn in bonds
Investor demand for the bonds came from Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Middle East, and Africa.

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 18:46:13 +0000


BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans
The NDB plans to almost double its loans to $16 billion this year and increase its impact.

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:30:56 +0000


WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’
To this end, notable outcomes such as action plans tackling the crisis of gender-based violence were created.

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:48:50 +0000


Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth
Agricultural industry welcomed the plan in principle as it addresses several policy and structural issues.

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:44:30 +0000


Turkey edges closer to Russia
Putin and Erdogan discuss sales of advanced Russian fighter jets to Turkey, pulling it even more from NATO.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 11:33:49 +0000


Iran’s Zarif willing to work with Europe to save JCPOA
Zarif says Iran is willing to re-comply with its obligations even if the US won’t return to the JCPOA.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:40:53 +0000


Japan Credit Rating Agency rates BRICS Bank AAA
The BRICS' New Development Bank mobilizes resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:17:30 +0000


Ford to expand, upgrade R&D in China operations
Ford's plans are to fully support the automotive company's China operations with a rollout of new cars.

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 11:23:56 +0000


Botswana: Minergy set to unlock vast coal resources
Botswana has more than 210 billion tons of coal or more than three times those of South Africa.

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:38:49 +0000


India launches Moon lander
India wants to be the fourth nation - after the US, Russia, and China - to land on the moon.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:42:56 +0000
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Inside a Brazen Scheme to Woo China: Gifts, Golf and a $4,254 Wine
Confidential documents detail Deutsche Bank’s influence campaign and hiring practices in China. More than 100 relatives of top Communist Party officials got jobs.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:01:51 GMT


‘Our River Was Like a God’: How Dams and China’s Might Imperil the Mekong
A river system that feeds millions of people is in danger of being starved of the nutrients needed to sustain its life.

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:38:28 GMT


For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home
President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to a compromise on trade in recent days as they feel political pressures at home and face weakening economies.

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:42:04 GMT


Trump Reaches ‘Phase 1’ Deal With China and Delays Planned Tariffs
President Trump said he had reached an agreement with China to walk back tensions in the trade war as he met with a top Chinese envoy Friday

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:31:37 GMT


E.T.F. Investors Are Going for Gold, Despite Many Drawbacks
Gold has often been viewed as a haven, but many experts say it isn’t needed to diversify a portfolio and adds unnecessary expense.

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:00:05 GMT


U.S. and China May Be Headed for Mini-Deal on Trade This Week
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said a limited deal that would prevent President Trump’s planned tariff increase this month and set rules around how China manages its currency could be announced.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:53:10 GMT


China Blows Whistle on Nationalistic Protests Against the N.B.A.
China has clamped down on state media coverage and online discussion of an American basketball executive’s tweet about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:58:55 GMT


China Trade Talks Restart as White House Explores Escalation Options
Expectations for a limited deal grew, even as the Trump administration separately considered limiting China’s access to U.S. capital markets and imposing greater scrutiny on Chinese companies.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:00:08 GMT


Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong Protesters Track the Police
Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because the Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack the police.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 03:57:11 GMT


Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns
The International Monetary Fund is the latest global organization to warn of growing economic fallout from President Trump’s trade war.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:55:44 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.