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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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Donald Trump says he’s optimistic about ending trade war after receiving China’s response to US demands
US President Donald Trump said he is optimistic about resolving the US trade dispute with China after receiving a response from Beijing to his demands, ahead of a widely anticipated meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Argentina later this month. Trump told reporters Friday that the Chinese response was largely complete but was missing four or five big things. “China wants to make a deal, they sent a list of things they are willing to do which is a large list and it is just not...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:50:25 +0800


For the Dutch, it’s the season of Santa, his black-faced sidekick and anti-racism protests
As Dutch children anticipate the arrival of their country’s version of Santa Claus this weekend, critics and fans of his helper, Black Pete, are gearing up for protests that have become another fixture of the festive season in the Netherlands. White people often daub their faces with black paint when they dress up to play the character. Opponents say the annual recreations of Black Pete promote racist stereotypes. Supporters defend the sidekick of Sinterklaas, the white-bearded, red-...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:32:27 +0800


Chinese-American who pioneered warm relations 100 years ago offers lesson for today, honour says
Luminaries of the American Chinese community were treated to a rare symbol of unity between the US, Taiwan and mainland China this week in New York City, when the family of a former Kuomintang general from Guangdong was honoured for his pioneering contributions to building US-China relations. More than a century ago, Ying Hsing Wen was one of the first two Chinese cadets to graduate from the US Military Academy, and at a time of souring bilateral tensions brought about by the United States...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:30:54 +0800


Lawsuit over wartime brothels spotlights Japan’s struggle to come to terms with its past
A Japanese journalist has defended her view that Korean women who were sent to wartime military brothels were not sex slaves, and accused a liberal-leaning newspaper of fabrication. One of the newspaper’s reporters said a day earlier that the journalist’s comments triggered threats against him and had interfered with the settlement of the issue between Japan and South Korea. Their public row — a defamation suit by reporter Takashi Uemura against journalist Yoshiko Sakurai...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:16:32 +0800


Hollywood script legend William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy’, dead at 87
William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for B utch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s Men and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring “Nobody knows anything,” has died. He was 87. Goldman’s daughter Jenny said her father died early Friday in New York due to complications from colon cancer and pneumonia. “So much of what’s he’s written can express who he was and...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:06:08 +0800


Judge forces Donald Trump to return press pass to CNN’s Jim Acosta, in media freedom victory
US President Donald Trump must restore White House access to CNN reporter Jim Acosta for now, a federal judge has said. The White House said it would “temporarily reinstate” Acosta’s press pass, after District Judge Timothy Kelly issued a restraining order that served as a rebuke to the president as he tries to recover from losses in midterm congressional elections. It furthers a portrait of a president overstepping his authority to settle personal scores and carries extra...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:34:24 +0800


Chunk of metal known as ‘Grand K’ is now officially retired as the world’s only true kilogram
In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a groundbreaking overhaul to the international system of measurements that underpins global trade and other vital human endeavours, uniting together behind new scientific definitions for the kilogram and other units in a way that they have failed to do on so many other issues. Scientists, for whom the update represents decades of work, clapped, cheered and even wept as the 50-plus nations gathered in Versailles, west of Paris, one by...

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:03:33 +0800


60 secondary pupils left in limbo after suspension of Hong Kong school set to return to class after teachers sign new contracts
About 60 secondary pupils from a suspended international school who missed classes for a week will be able to resume lessons on Monday at the same site after eight teachers signed employment contracts with another group. That came after days of uncertainty for pupils and parents following an Education Bureau order a week ago to shut down Tsung Tsin Think Academy in Cheung Sha Wan for operating illegally. Think International Schools Group had rented the Kwong Lee Road site in Cheung Sha Wan from...

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:48:27 +0800


New Zealand police seize 190kg of cocaine hidden among bananas in country’s largest ever drug bust
New Zealand police and customs officials have seized 190kg of cocaine with a street value of up to NZ$36 million (US$25 million) that was hidden in a shipment of bananas in the country’s largest ever drug bust. A 41-year-old man was arrested in neighbouring Australia in connection with the seizure, New Zealand authorities said in a statement. . The haul followed an Australian investigation into an organised crime group. Officials there said a potential shipment of illicit drugs was...

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:20:25 +0800


Can America’s answer to China’s massive belt and road really make an impact at Apec?
In November last year, the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) – America’s little-known state-run development finance institution – was on the budgetary chopping block along with 61 other agencies President Donald Trump was hoping to eliminate. But in a dramatic about-face, OPIC – soon to be renamed and armed with twice the funding – is set to be front and centre of US Vice-President Mike Pence’s highly anticipated keynote speech on Saturday at...

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:00:15 +0800
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Brazil: Bolsonaro walks back controversial statements
Recently, Bolsonaro vowed to scrap the Paris Agreement on the environment but was forced to walk back his statements.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:43:04 +0000


Putin calls for INF dialogue
Trump had said he wanted to withdraw from the INF treaty because of alleged Russian violations.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:55:09 +0000


South Africa lags in BRICS ease of business
South Africa is the fifth easiest country in Africa to run a business and fell to a rank of 82 out of 190 nations.

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:54:30 +0000


South Africa faces difficult fiscal decisions: Mboweni
For ordinary South Africans, electricity and fuel, have risen. Unemployment is unacceptably high.

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:46:12 +0000


Putin, Trump meeting likely next month
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said that both countries needed a "more active dialogue".

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:49:54 +0000


Russia defeated ISIL in Syria: Defense Minister
More than 85,000 Islamist extremist fighters have been killed in the past three years, Moscow says.

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:13:23 +0000


‘Winter is coming,’ IMF told at Bali summit
Indonesia's President said weak coordination among developed countries led to uncertainty in the global economy.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:09:34 +0000


Can Mboweni bring stability to S Africa’s Finance Ministry?
Many believe that President Ramaphosa made an inspired choice in Mboweni and that markets are justifiably optimistic.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:12:40 +0000


India ignores US, buys Russian missiles
India has come under pressure from the US to cancel the arms weapons purchases from Russia.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:00:54 +0000


Brazilian elections: Two candidates dogged by controversy
Whoever wins the vote will inherit a country of enormous potential almost destroyed by decades of mismanagement.

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 21:39:43 +0000
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Chinese City Bans Daytime Dog Walking in a Crackdown on Canines
New rules in Hangzhou also banned large breeds and led to the confiscation of unlicensed dogs.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:53:50 GMT


North Korea Says It Will Deport American Who Tried to Enter From China
In an apparent gesture of good will, the North said it would release the man, who it said entered the country illegally a month ago.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:18:09 GMT


China’s Impact Investment? That’s Mainly a Project for Foreign Investors
In China, local share owners simply expect returns and information on which to judge sustainability is scarce. So impact investment remains a luxury.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:46:28 GMT


Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made
The Putian network of 8,000 facilities, which expanded rapidly with little government oversight, is facing national outrage and scrutiny over a death and fraud allegations.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:00:10 GMT


Lawmakers Push Trump to Act Against China on Uighur Detention
Legislators have introduced bipartisan bills that urge the Trump administration to impose economic sanctions and take other measures to defend Uighurs.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 03:17:26 GMT


Military Competition in Pacific Endures as Biggest Flash Point Between U.S. and China
Trump administration officials are anxious about Beijing’s efforts to assert dominance over Taiwan, the South China Sea and far Pacific islands. They say the U.S. needs to push back.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:57:45 GMT


U.S. Military’s Global Edge Has Diminished, Strategy Review Finds
Strained forces, budget shortfalls and political dysfunction have cast doubt on the Pentagon’s shift in focus from terrorism to global powers — and President Trump’s support for a strong military.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:01:04 GMT


U.N. Rights Officials Criticize China Over Muslim Internments
Human rights officials and experts condemned regulations on Chinese re-education camps as a violation of international law and criminalized basic rights.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:44:28 GMT


China and Trump, Listen Up!
Both sides need to be smart and honest about how the countries became economic successes.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:06:27 GMT


Australia’s Prime Minister ‘Surprised’ by State’s Secret Deal With China
The state of Victoria signed on with China’s Belt and Road initiative at a time when intelligence officials are concerned about Beijing’s influence.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:26:34 GMT
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Below, lion dance during Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 20, 2015, at the International House of Philadelphia.