Monday 21 January 2019
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China grants Ivanka Trump five new trademarks amid trade-war talks, troubling ethics watchdog
IMF cuts forecast for global economic growth in 2019 amid trade tensions
Watch: British PM Theresa May turns to Brexit ‘plan B’
France fines Google US$57 million for breaking data privacy rules
Chinese army now makes up less than half of PLA’s strength as military aims to transform itself into modern fighting force
Four hurt after gunmen raid Chinese building site in Kenya
Venezuela says rogue officers captured, military bases under control
What Canada’s courts must do next in extradition case of Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou
Nearly a third of Hong Hong preschools hit by flu outbreaks, forcing seven-day closures
New security scare in Northern Ireland after car bomb blast
Ruins of 2,000-year-old coin workshop found in central China
Bangsamoro autonomy vote in southern Philippines proves peaceful, apart from a grenade
Taiwan export orders hit by steepest drop in 32 months as China-US trade war takes its toll across Asia
EU sanctions Russia military intelligence chief over Skripal poisoning
3 billion trips in 40 days: China begins Lunar New Year mass migration
Noodle giant Nissin in hot water for whitewashing Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka
Nato, Russia to hold talks amid missile treaty crisis
Single? Female? Over 30? Chinese companies bring in ‘dating leave’ for Lunar New Year
Hunt on for French inmate who used a sarong to climb out of an Indonesian jail
Chinese outbound projects plunge, investors pull back from US
One in four Hong Kong university students has been sexually harassed – but fewer than 3 per cent filed a complaint
Hong Kong independence rears its head again on university campus, as union leader candidates grilled on views
Huawei founder says West would be ‘foolish’ not to buy its 5G products as they are leading edge
Customs urged to step up prosecutions in illegal wildlife trade – with blood of 3,000 elephants, 65,000 pangolins and 51 rhinoceros on Hong Kong’s hands
Hindu devotees in Malaysia gather in thousands for Thaipusam festival
China plans major cut in number of people allowed to climb Everest
Saturn rings and pig noses to light up Hong Kong harbour in HK$10 million 23-minute Lunar New Year firework extravaganza
China vows ‘no leeway’ for officials who miss air quality targets in pollution fight
Hong Kong looks to hire an executive director to lead a team for FSDC’s expanded advisory role in city’s financial services
Remains of two finless porpoise discovered in Hong Kong taking total number found since start of year to eight
Watch: China’s hit fast and furious ‘drag-racing’ bullet train video
Chinese defense minister meets Singaporean guest in Beijing
Chinese romcom star Wu Xiubo at heart of ‘break-up fee’ blackmail storm
Tokyo to discuss Sea of Japan’s name with Seoul. Just don’t call it the East Sea
Have you ever had sex? Chinese students blame art college dean for bizarre questions in politics exam
Travolta’s ‘Gotti’, Trump get Razzie nods for ‘worst film’
Poll boost for Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen after tough stance against Beijing
China economy slows further, matching its lowest ever quarterly growth
Australia-China syndicate busted for stealing over A$1 million of baby milk formula, Manuka honey and vitamins
Man arrested in Hong Kong over US$180,000 email scam in 2016
China s 21st military medical aid team returns from Zambian mission
Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachit meets with PLA General Miao Hua
Calls for criminal investigation into sexual abuse ‘cover-up’ claims against former South Korean speedskating official
Mexican government knew about pipeline leaking fuel before blast that killed dozens
Single people get a raw deal at work. But there are signs of change in mainland China
US-North Korea talks made second Trump-Kim summit likely, but first they need a breakthrough
Chinese shares end higher on stable economic growth
British police speak to Prince Philip about driving without seatbelt
Japanese city fires pole-dancing Chiitan the Otter tourism mascot
Man mauled to death inside zoo in India s northern state
‘Nothing to be proud of’: Hong Kong tops the table as world’s most expensive housing market for 9th straight year
China s per capita consumer spending up 6.2 pct in 2018
Guangdong releases preliminary investigation result of gene-edited babies
Israel says it strikes sites in Syria
Japan may accept Russia peace pact if handover of two disputed islands is secured
Australian almond growers expect record crop
Western Australia s new Asian engagement minister to address business leaders
China s resident disposable income rises 6.5 pct in 2018
Hongkongers told to wrap up as temperature set to plummet following one of warmest Decembers on record
China s industrial output expands 6.2 pct in 2018
California officials work to promote Chinese acupuncture in U.S.
China’s birth rate falls again, with 2018 producing the fewest babies since 1961, official data shows
Smooth traffic as Hong Kong s HK$36 billion Central-Wan Chai Bypass faces first real test during Monday morning peak hour
China confirms gene-edited babies, blames scientist He Jiankui for breaking law
Pedestrian killed in busy Hong Kong street after window falls out of 16th floor room of hotel made famous by Edward Snowden
Spring Festival travel rush begins in China
Lady of the Camellias staged at National Center for Performing Arts
Interview: China offers key strategy for tackling challenges in new globalization era, says expert
China s per capita consumer spending up 6.2 pct in 2018
Naomi Osaka beats Anastasija Sevastova at Australian Open women s singles 4th round
China’s bankers and traders face smaller year-end bonuses and fewer job opportunities in 2019 amid trade war and market rout
As winter grips rural China, who’s really paying the price for Beijing’s clean air plan?
Top court denies last-ditch appeal bid by ex-Hong Kong policeman Frankly Chu, who was jailed for hitting bystander during Occupy protests
Chinese watchdog bans officials from Moutai liquor profiteering
Russian startup plans to put billboards in space
At least 18 killed in Taliban attack on special force station in Afghanistan
Factbox: China s solid economic performance in 2018
Mexican authorities focus on fuel theft again after pipeline blast
Peace on Korean Peninsula to boost S. Korean economy: Seoul mayor
China s FAI maintains stable growth in 2018
China-Europe rail freight via Inner Mongolia grows by 30 pct in 2018
Foreign volunteers serve passengers during Spring Festival travel rush in China s Xi an
Lao President calls on army to safeguard nation s interests
Minister says 85 dead in Mexico pipeline blast
Beijing Railway Bureau to transport 34.7 mln passengers during Spring Festival travel rush
You never know tomorrow and accident, which will come first
When you see a dentist for tooth extraction
Fluffy heaven! Adorable video show cat surrounded by baby chicks
Excellent skills of playing billiards
China s 1,070-foot-tall glass elevator
Flowers blossom on Great Cold solar term
Foreign volunteers serve passengers during Spring Festival travel rush in China s Xi an
China s imports of crude oil, natural gas surge in 2018
China s per capita consumer spending up 6.2 pct in 2018
Tokyo stocks advance in morning on Wall Street s lead, solid Chinese retail data
S.Korean FM, Pompeo hold phone talks over 2nd DPRK-U.S. summit
Guard Smith will rejoin Mavericks, says coach Carlisle
UN Security Council condemns attack on peacekeepers in Mali
China s fixed-asset investment up 5.9 pct in 2018
Syria s air defenses intercept Israeli missile strikes in Damascus
ChiNext Index closes higher at midday Monday
S. Korean foreign minister, Pompeo hold phone talks over 2nd DPRK-U.S. summit
California officials work to promote Chinese acupuncture in U.S.
Australian almond growers expect record crop
Western Australia s new Asian engagement minister to address business leaders
China s resident disposable income rises 6.5 pct in 2018
China s property investment up 9.5 pct in 2018
Feature: Cuba jazz fest gathers world s top musicians
China s economy expands 6.6 pct in 2018
2 missing after east China ship leak
Car bomb blast rocks special forces station in Afghanitan, casualties feared
China s energy efficiency improves in 2018
Chinese shares close higher at midday Monday
China s industrial output expands 6.2 pct in 2018
Plum blossoms at garden in Yanling, central China s Henan
5G technology exhibition held in Hangzhou, east China s Zhejiang
In pics: construction site of Int l Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing China
China maintains stable employment growth in 2018
The truth about China’s economy that Trump won’t get: there is no surplus
China economy slows further, matching its lowest ever quarterly growth
Congeniality! The goat and zebra make a human pyramid
Flamingos gather at the base of mount Kilimanjaro
So cute! Little penguin out of the shell!
The lonest frog Romeo finally found his Juliet
Chinese Baozi become popular in Janpan
Two Germany brown bears turn into wrestlers
Israel strikes Iranian, Hezbollah arms depots in Syria after rocket fire
Syria s air defense missil seen in sky over Damascus
Israel says starting strikes on Iranian targets in Syria
Hong Kong government urged to give subsidies to families to treat ADHD, as affected kids face long wait in public health care
Spice Girls gender equality T-shirts made in low-paying Bangladesh factory
Enthusiasts enjoying winter swimming on Great Cold solar term in Jilin
Int l Ice and Snow Photography Exhibition held in Jilin
Spring festival gala premiers in Yangon to celebrate China-Myanmar friendship
Tourists enjoy themselves on frozen Songhua River in China s Heilongjiang
Scenery of Talat Village in Koktokay, China s Xinjiang
Herd of horses running on snow-covered grassland in Gansu
People prepare for upcoming Spring Festival in Taipei, SE China s Taiwan
Flowers blossom on Great Cold solar term
Supermoon rises over London, Britain
Enthusiasts enjoying winter swimming on Great Cold solar term in Jilin
In pics: frozen waterfall in north China s Hebei
Scenery of Wuyi Mountain, SE China s Fujian
In pics: frozen waterfall in north China s Hebei
China s fixed-wing aircraft for polar flight lands at Kunlun Station
Scenery of cole flowers in southwest China s Yunnan
China-aided hospital building handed over to Laos
Scenery of Talat Village in Koktokay, China s Xinjiang
Anthem law not aimed at forcing patriotism, Hong Kong constitutional affairs chief assures
Tibet to link all villages by road in 2019
Tourists enjoy themselves on frozen Songhua River in China s Heilongjiang
Vice Premier Liu He stresses safety, efficiency during Spring Festival travel rush season
U.S. airport security staff sickouts rise over holiday weekend
Back-to-back for Impey
Jazz strikes winning note
Son sees off Chen in final of Malaysia Masters
China roars into Asian Cup last 8 after Thai victory
City eases past Huddersfield to close gap on leader Liverpool
Federer, Kerber Nadal wins
Pacquiao dominates in retaining title
Crackdown on illegal fuel is blamed for Mexican disaster
Trump attacks Pelosi for not buying his offer
Curtain falls on emcee role as Oscars go hostless
Scuffles break out over Greek Macedonia vote
‘World’s oldest man’ dies at the age of 113
Police tell Prince Philip to buckle up
2 arrested amid fears over New IRA after Northern Ireland blast
Yangtze restoration on this year’s agenda
Rail, air are ready for transport rush
Grandpa’s stovepipe Peppa steals hearts
Pangolins seized
Working for workers
Tighter tutoring
Passionate pandas
The new puzzle: How to make babies?
Taking out the trash in Tibet: Help wanted as tourists rubbish Everest
Scenery of Talat Village in Koktokay, China s Xinjiang
China s Nanchang prepares for 2019 Spring Festival travel rush
PLA moves to integrate techniques, tactics with new weapons systems
PLA officers fill Party committees
China beats South Korea 1-0 at CFA Team China Int l Women s Football Tournament
Herd of horses running on snow-covered grassland in Gansu
Xi urges new, greater progress in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development
China overcomes Thailand 2-1 in round of 16 of 2019 Asian Cup
Picking one color - and then sticking with it - relieves anxiety
On our Sina Weibo
This Day, That Year
Marathon craze slows to steadier pace
Tracing the seeds of Shanghai s success
Ousted Sharapova stays defiant on Slam chances
Chelsea s troubles deepen as seething Sarri slams players
Pacquiao proves he still packs punch to rekindle hopes of Mayweather rematch
Hitting the net with grassroots gains
Tenants assess Jan income tax deductions
Ice, snow hot spots spin money in winter
Imported fruit sweetens winter in western China
Boom time for online travel firms
Click - tap your way to stress - free tourism
Advanced materials improve lives
Helping build world s high-tech network
In wintry country, skiing is believing
Impetus to science and tech draws world s applause
Chinese innovations explore global prospects
Byton swears by nation s new energy vehicles lead
Interest rates in focus amid the festival rush
Reform and opening-up promise vitality, liquidity
Byton launches showroom featuring virtual reality
Demand for luxury drives BMW market performance and prospects
VW, Ford team up for new future
Maxus to bolster overseas deliveries with Vietnam plant
Grim outlook as China s car sales boom comes to an end
Nissan to shed up to 700 contract workers in US
All-new A6L combines advanced technology with style
Number of bookstores growing in the country
One for the books
In cutthroat shipping industry, Singapore’s moves to increase its berth rate are paying off
Hong Kong Tramways’ 115th anniversary proves too good a photo opportunity for Japanese artist to miss
Women s march goes on despite disputes
Abracadabra! German executives turn to magic to up their game
Watchman not your standard Swiss watch
China, Cameroon to boost cooperation
Winter storm wreaks havoc on US Midwest
Xi mourns casualties of Mexico blast
IN BRIEF (Page 11)
Democrats dismissive of Trump s trade-off
Survey says most in support of synergy
US and DPRK meet in Sweden to start denuclearization talks
Expert advice directs this year s expo
Guiyang flexes its muscles with major advances in big data face technology
Former leprosy village escapes from poverty
Breakup museum tells of love s labors lost
Govt moves to end small firms funding problems
Fear not a factor for protector of Hunchun s big cats
China has the will and capability to foil any plot to split the nation
US wall diverts focus from domestic issues
List to tighten control on air pollutants
Trump-Kim meeting must avoid going round in circles
Innovation and education keys to the future
Building walls mentality will only lead to confrontation
The rule of law should be respected
End to endorsing famous brand removes govt hands from market
Carter, Cui stress importance of Sino-US relations
Nation to step up fight on air pollution
Yangtze drinking water violations vastly rectified
Upgraded team to help clean Tibetan mountains
Xi s urge for shared future embraced
Chinese participants to join discussions on wide range of issues
Li calls for shoring up economic dynamics
Open, candid, friendly exchanges fuel ties
Local debt expected to narrow funding gap
Guizhou bans officials Moutai misbehavior
Preparations rolling for horticulture expo
Intensive training underway as Yanqing gears up for big events
Infinitus becomes fourth health products giant probed in a month
New direct shipping route cuts time from Taiwan
Human toll in disasters fell sharply in 2018
Pandas intimate moment recorded at Gansu reserve
IN BRIEF (Page 4)
Government has ‘grossly underestimated’ demand for new homes, Our Hong Kong Foundation says
Ctrip chairman James Liang backs start-up that helps parents find play dates for their young ones
Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee Japan
Clashes in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal
Passengers en route to Hong Kong shiver through 13-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac
Donald Trump had conversations on Moscow tower up to the 2016 US elections, Rudy Giuliani says
‘Rambo’ and ‘Terminator’ producer Andy Vajna, 74, dies
To cure his back pain Irish man injects himself with own semen. It didn’t help.
Chinese pro-market economist Wu Jinglian warns of ‘state capitalism’ dangers
New IRA suspected in Northern Ireland car bombing, police say
Court verdict may shed light on why rising Chinese political star Zhao Yong was sidelined
Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ returns to hospital as condition worsens
Japan’s popular T Card reward programme is source of information for police
Curtain raised on Hong Kong’s new Chinese opera venue but row over high rents for Xiqu Centre strikes sour note
Israel and Syria claim to have shot down each other’s missiles in apparent tit-for-tat- attacks
Canadian telco Telus backs China’s Huawei as viable and reliable
Chinese school principal breaks the rules with his bold dance move
Two Hongkongers rescued in Japan, having taken shelter in a snow hole after ski trip goes wrong
HSBC tells Welsh customer not to complain in ‘foreign’ language
Ronnie Chan, Donald Trump and what China got wrong in the trade war with the United States
Protesting Hong Kong nurses demand action over manpower shortages, saying public hospitals need more staff not money
Pakistan counterterrorism officers arrested after killing family they claimed were insurgents
China’s tech hub Shenzhen misses growth target but leapfrogs Hong Kong into Asia’s top 5, mayor says
Hong Kong company seeks to inject fun into social housing by creating themed homes based on personal talent
It’s one thing to raise retirement age but what are elderly unskilled workers in Hong Kong going to do in Knowledge Age economy?
China set to report 2018 saw slowest economic growth for 28 years
Single minded: forget marriage, South Koreans aren’t even dating
Bangladesh arrests Islamist extremist over deadly 2016 cafe attack
Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, photographed driving without seat belt, two days after crash that overturned his Range Rover
Quebec City mayor cancels 10-day China trip amid diplomatic tensions
Japan’s Masazo Nonaka, declared world’s oldest living man in 2018, dies aged 113
Resolving China’s ‘phantom conflict’ with the West demands a strong sense of perspective
Baby ban: how India’s strict new surrogacy law is practically prohibition
Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake: where fishermen have no fish and no hope
Bangsamoro autonomy vote aims to end decades of conflict in southern Philippines
Public policy think tank SynergyNet to close after 17 years because of lack of funds and unfavourable environment in Hong Kong
US-China trade deal ‘could well happen’, Donald Trump says, but there may be a catch
Give older people more opportunities if you want them to stay in work, experts tell Hong Kong government, in wake of welfare payment controversy
The man behind Davos: has he helped make the world better?
Thai election: can Shinawatras keep it in the family, again?
US-China trade war: Vietnam makes pitch to businesses caught in the crossfire
China ordered thousands of new museums. They were built, but exhibits and visitors didn’t follow
Where’s Malaysia headed with its race-based preferential policies?
Teen boys in Trump hats taunt Native American elder Nathan Phillips, video goes viral
China wants consumers to drive economic growth, but they are already being squeezed
Tony Mendez, the CIA ‘Argo’ spy who smuggled US hostages out of Iran in daring mission, dies at 78
US-China trade war: gloomy exports give Beijing 3 reasons to worry
Is China wise to bank on consumer spending to drive economic growth?
Shock resignation of Kelly O’Dwyer rocks Australia’s embattled government
Omar al-Bashir exploited Sudan’s ethnic division for decades. Now people are uniting against him
Muslim teen Rahaf Mohammed is safe in Canada. What if she were Malaysian or Indonesian?
China faces backlash as it bids to rekindle stalled US$3.6 billion Myitsone Dam project
Hong Kong’s Central-Wan Chai Bypass opens to traffic after nearly 10 years of construction
26 more kindergartens and childcare centres to shut for a week amid Hong Kong flu outbreaks, bringing total to 234
Surge in parallel trading in Tin Shui Wai sparks call for Hong Kong government action
More than 100 migrants missing in Mediterranean in vessel sinking, UN says
Thousands protest against Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban
US military says 52 Somali Islamists killed in air strike
Eye on Vietnam, The New Electronics Manufacturing Hub
Rescuers hope to reach Spanish boy trapped in deep hole by Sunday
Thousands join women’s march in US despite internal discord
Chinese mom climbs from depths of despair
Donald Trump to offer immigration deal to end shutdown but still wants wall money -source
French yellow vests protest despite Emmanuel Macron’s outreach
Women raped by Korean soldiers during Vietnam war seek Seoul’s admission of sexual violence committed by its troops
China s naval hospital ship concludes 205-day overseas mission
‘Not a single day of rest’: victims reveal details of being locked up and forced to work in China
300 investors, including 30 from Hong Kong, lose 400 million yuan as mega Zhuhai mall project stalls
Not partners : Abe, Putin on collision course over islands
US-China battle for dominance extends across Pacific, above and below the sea
Chinese embassy in Sweden hits out at ‘totally irresponsible’ security threat claims
As industries shift, retraining Hong Kong’s workers is key to staying competitive
Facebook s privacy lapses may result in a record fine
Trans-Pacific trade pact members work to entice more economies as bulwark against protectionism
Three billboards outside Nanjing, Jiangsu: Chinese artist takes aim at gay ‘conversion therapy’
Bangladesh PM Hasina seeks people s support at victory rally after controversial win and bloody election campaign
God help us all, Donald Trump is making fast food great again
Discounts are the order of the day for Hong Kong’s property developers to clear their stock, as prices trend downward
Nasa says it will work with Chinese space agency on lunar landing research
Japan flaunts fresh evidence over fire-control radar claims in military dispute with South Korea
British government originally planned to give Legco a choice of reform proposals if talks with China broke down, archives show
Class war: do native English speakers deserve special treatment when teaching in South Korean schools?
Why the world’s hopes for order and prosperity could rest on China in an emerging age of calamity
R. Kelly, Sony ‘split’ after sexual misconduct allegations resurface, says source
Who’s to blame for Hong Kong’s first major political crisis of the new year?
Two Buddhist monks shot dead at temple in Thailand’s restive south
Seek common ground and rise to the challenge of developing infrastructure, Carrie Lam tells Hongkongers as Central-Wan Chai Bypass opens
China’s Greater Bay Area scheme opens up doors for Hong Kong musicians with HK$140 million cultural exchange programme
Hong Kong transport minister makes final call to lawmakers to support cross-harbour tunnel toll increases
Henry Sy, Philippine billionaire who started as a shoe seller, dies at 94
Indonesia’s Prabowo Subianto plays to Muslim voters in a twist of faith before election
George W. Bush delivers pizza to his unpaid Secret Service agents and calls for shutdown to end
China pharma must swallow that jagged little pill called R D as government slashes profit margins of generic drugs
Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?
UN chief slams Myanmar as ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya to return
Shinawatras out, Lee Kuan Yew in: Asian leaders’ differing treatment by China’s ancestry tourism
20 killed, 54 injured by blaze at illegal tap on Mexico fuel pipeline
‘No service fully complied’: activist says tech giants refuse to share information on data use
Hong Kong filmmaker Victor Leung overcomes troubled childhood to release first micro movie
‘Kashmiri body bags sell well in India for gaining votes’
Why the public housing shortfall will remain a thorn in Hong Kong’s side
Hainan is the latest Chinese free-trade zone with tech hub ambitions
China, Fukushima and inflatable poop: how Taiwan got frozen out of Asia’s biggest trade deal
As Shaanxi saga shows, even Xi hits China’s bureaucratic brick wall
Hong Kong paralympian applies sports dedication to second love – blog on barrier-free restaurants
How US and China’s African nuclear mission could provide model for disarming North Korea
White House prepares executive order for Donald Trump restricting Chinese telecom firms over national security fears
Man from Pakistan spent almost 20 years unaware how sick he was – because he didn’t realise Hong Kong public hospitals provide interpreters
All elk breaks loose as Canada and Norway lock horns, in battle over tallest moose sculpture
Fashion IP may hold the key when it comes to the survival of brands
Muji eatery tweaks food offerings
Old brands set for a new look
Green haven where Beijing meets the Mediterranean
Gearing up for the games
Domestic God of the inner sanctum
Imaginary Visions
Composer chooses to go ethnic
Konta slams dangerous late start in Melbourne
Top level Mourinho anxious to return
Yanqing welcomes Rossignol
The transformation of shopping
IN BRIEF (Page 8)
Grannies take knitting skills online
London vows to double its air monitors
2nd US-DPRK summit the focus of talks
Babies wanted: Nordic countries need more kids
No end in sight for govt shutdown
China, Equatorial Guinea to strengthen cooperation
Reunification must and will be realized
No positive end in sight for Brexit impasse as deadline nears
CEO: Huawei can weather choppy waters
IN BRIEF (Page 5)
Stable forex market likely this year
Big Apple greets record 65m tourists from globe
New luxury suites revealed after extensive face-lift
Chocolate warrior rules in Xi an
For many, time to get away from home
Organ donations jump sharply, but more needed
Sino-German financial relations hit new high
Peppa movie teaser a tear-jerker for Chinese
Xi: Quality essential to bright future
Beijing warns Ottawa not to seek allies in disputes
Nearly 3 billion trips forecast for holiday travel rush
Govt moves to ensure migrants wages paid
Political standoff blocks solution to US shutdown
Hangzhou school offers its teachers time for love
Mainland, Hong Kong sign judicial assistance arrangement
System to protect water extended across country
Moon garden a success for Chang e probe
IN BRIEF (Page 2)
Zimbabwe imposes ‘total internet shutdown’ amid deadly crackdown against petrol-price protests
Donald Trump tells US anti-abortion marchers he will veto any legislation that ‘weakens the protection of human life’
Canada ‘will not be deterred’ by China’s threats of reprisals if Ottawa bans Huawei from 5G deals, says minister
Showboat: billionaire NFL team owner Dan Snyder has first oceangoing IMAX cinema installed on new superyacht
Sun Yang swimming to legendary status
Football provides confidence for Nepali amputees
Democrats vow to investigate explosive report that Donald Trump ordered lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to US Congress about Russia hotel deal
Oxford University says two Huawei projects will continue but new grants suspended
Top North Korean envoy Kim Yong-chol meets Mike Pompeo in Washington, in bid for a second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un
Mahathir’s government sues the state of Kelantan over indigenous tribe’s land rights
Exhibition and business meeting event providing the latest information to supermarkets and the food distribution industry
The first round of GTI Taipei Online Games Expo 2019
Café Malaysia 2019 celebrates the country’s dynamic coffee culture and its world class achievements
Is the US overreacting to the China threat? Yes, but Beijing’s iron grip isn’t helping, says leading Harvard professor
Peppa Pig trailer strikes a chord with Chinese ahead of Lunar New Year
Christians in Asia: persecuted, oppressed … but keeping the faith
StocExpo Europe 2019 Conference Unveiled
Reciprocal deal between Hong Kong and mainland China will recognise court rulings on either side for cross-border disputes
Germany and China set aside differences to stress importance of cooperation in uncertain economic climate
With US absent, Wang Qishan will seek to make China’s case at Davos
Malaysia and Israel trade barbs over Paralympics ban
US names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State
South Korean smart solutions firm BIStel says Made in China 2025 upgrading is why it plans to invest more
Mega project for 9,500 private flats in Hong Kong’s Sai Kung given final nod of approval despite traffic concerns
China could make it harder for Canadian firms over detainee row
Upset Andy Lau fans call for answers after Hong Kong government rejects bid to reschedule cancelled shows
China’s top banker names US Fed policy and Brexit as biggest risks to global growth
Harvey Weinstein changing lawyers amid push for more aggressive strategy
How China can warm India to its new-found financial clout
Jobs in China’s export-import industries wither in the heat of Washington’s trade war with Beijing
Vietnam willing to host second Trump-Kim summit, says PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Hong Kong man’s sex assaults on teen daughter over two years revealed after tissue paper find, court hears
Hong Kong man tried to lure home girl, 8, with HK$200, court hears
China’s prisons go digital for inmate convenience and clean management
Scam alert: Chinese police warn of fake Hongkongers fleecing Good Samaritans
Law student in court accused of indecently assaulting two Cathay Pacific crew on flight to Adelaide
Otto Poon, husband of Hong Kong’s justice chief, says wife not involved in his illegal structures case
Indonesian radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to be freed from jail after his 15-year sentence was reduced
Tesla recalls more than 14,000 Model S cars in China to replace faulty airbags made by Takata
Kim Jong-un’s closest aide in Washington to discuss second summit
Students and teachers at Hong Kong school raise HK$50,000 for Operation Santa Claus
Indonesian domestic helper ‘raped twice by Hong Kong employer’ kept evidence of attack on underwear, court told
Don’t just apologise, pay Malaysia US$7.5 billion, finance minister tells Goldman Sachs
Australian police arrest man after death of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe
New Zealand waterways are filled with sewage and faeces because it has ‘too many cows’
Swedish lawmakers elect Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to second term
Two arrested in Hong Kong over fraud case with HK$38,000 withdrawn using victim’s card
Ousted Hong Kong lawmaker Lau Siu-lai to challenge decision to ban her from standing in Kowloon West by-election
Transport bosses dismiss privacy concerns over automatic toll system at new Hong Kong tunnel, saying drivers’ personal data will only be kept for 30 days
Canadian authorities examining case of Saudi man who fled Canada after sexual assault charge
Chinese nanny caught abusing 10-month-old infant on home security camera
US Navy chief refuses to rule out sending carrier through Taiwan Strait despite China’s growing military capabilities
Singapore identifies F-35 jets as ‘most suitable replacements’ for F-16 fleet, defence minister confirms
Teenage ‘burglar’ killed by police officer was carrying fake gun
Indonesian presidential candidates Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo cross swords in first debate
30 kindergarten pupils in Hong Kong injured after two school buses collide
Fiji confronts Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison over climate change, support for coal industry
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says he does not expect big impact from 5G pushback
China revises down 2017 economic growth rate to 6.8 per cent ahead of announcing 2018 GDP figures
Which South Koreans are famous enough to avoid military service? Son Heung-min but not BTS
Canada Huawei 5G decision said to be months away
Prisoner in Vancouver: Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou awaits her fate in splendour
Carrie Lam brings in new payment for Hong Kong’s elderly poor as government looks to end backlash against changes to Comprehensive Social Security Allowance
Kindergartens and child care services in Hong Kong to be closed for a week if affected by flu outbreak
‘Naked’ El Chapo fled police through secret tunnel, ex-lover testifies in New York trial
In China’s industrial heartland, a painful economic transition is on full display
Nine parallel traders arrested with HK$160,000 worth of goods near mainland Chinese border in Hong Kong
Tan Cheng Bock forms Progress Singapore Party to contest election
Meet Dr Fruit: the Chinese surgeon who goes to grape lengths to promote precision surgery
North Korean defector jailed for sending 130 tons of rice plus cash as a ‘loyalty gift’ to Pyongyang
Avalanche kills skier, injures another in New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley
Self-driving sweeper car put into service in China s Hohhot
Folk culture performance held for celebrating the Spring Festival in China s Jiangsu
Taierzhuang International Winter Swimming Festival held
Light show held for upcoming Chinese New Year in Chongqing
Snow scenery across China
Children learn paper-cutting for upcoming Spring Festival
People have fun at outdoor ice rinks in Beijing
City railway S1 line to be put into trial operation in Wenzhou, E China
People pose for photos with cherry blossoms in China s Fujian
Workers busy making steamed buns for upcoming Spring Festival in China s Hebei
People in Shanghai buy decorations, accessories to greet Spring Festival
People busy preparing flowers for Spring Festival demands
In pics: frozen Hukou Waterfall on Yellow River
Fire-spewing drone cleans garbage on power lines in Chongqing
People visit ice bar in Harbin s Ice-Snow World
5-day steam locomotive tourism event kicks off in Diaobingshan, NE China
People visit ice bar in Harbin s Ice-Snow World
Chinese vice premier meets German counterpart
Technicians check plane at subsidiary of China Eastern Airline in NW China s Gansu
Pic story: deliveryman works in vicinity of Forbidden City
Xi and Mahathir have a ‘very special understanding’, Malaysia’s trade minister says
Giant camphor wood carving of ancient painting exhibited in Putian
How technology is reshaping accounting
People protest outside Britain s House of Parliament in London
5-day steam locomotive tourism event kicks off in Diaobingshan, NE China
Fire-spewing drone cleans garbage on power lines in Chongqing
Exhibition displaying intangible cultural heritages held in N China s Inner Mongolia
Rime scenery in NW China s Gansu Province
China slams Pentagon report
Japan beat Uzbekistan in AFC Asian Cup group F match
Baidu seeks to play catch up in mobile app race with bet on world s most-watched TV show
South Korea’s feminist president Moon loses young male admirers
Shiotani screamer as Japan downs Uzbeks
Dembele joins R F
Arsenal set for 6 days of joy or woes
Sagan takes stage 3
Dou wins in Bahamas
Hwang in command at CLPGA Tour Q School
Hewitt accuses Tomic of ‘blackmail’
Serena, Djokovic into third round
Xi Jinping inspects Tianjin
Xinjiang construction
Fighting soil erosion
Crime suspect returns
Frugality punishment
Respect is enough for doctor who has charged 1 yuan for 36 years
Archeology you can get your teeth into
Tibet on the right road to prosperity
Prototype computer’s super result
Patients will benefit from lower prices
DPRK official heads to Washington
19 missing recovered as Kenyan siege ends
A planetary diet to save you, and the planet
US Republicans say State of the Union is fine, hit back at Dems
Ash gushes as volcano erupts on Japan island
NY lures record tourists
Malaysian laundrette cat killer gets jail
No kidding but Nordic nations do want babies
Scots pushing for independence vote
Europe counting the cost of a no-deal
May struggling to find way forward
China and Egypt agree to work more closely on infrastructure initiatives
New US strategy foresees sensors to track missiles
Terror attack likely to hurt Kenyan economy
More Central American migrants set sights on Mexico
May seeks consensus over Brexit
Japan eyes immigrants as it looks for solutions to its dwindling workforce
Lavrov underlines good China-Russia ties
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Fatal blast renews debate on US presence in Syria
Scientists say climate change could mean the end for coffee
The world needs a new diet
US coalition against Iran not easy
Brazil s National Museum holds first exhibit since gutted by fire
Fine reminder of risks of jaywalking with smartphone
Intense anxiety of US leads to witch hunt of Huawei
Outside interference biggest threat to stability in South China Sea
Active strategy can help solve population issue
Brexit symptom of UK s political power struggle
Separatists, beware of vain pursuit
Tsai s latest trick is a bid to erase sense of kinship
Sonic attack by crickets reveals witch-hunting mentality of US
US divers spot ‘one of the biggest ever’ great white sharks off Hawaii coast
Ancient poetry gains fans through new technologies
Building a bridge to Nepal
Cleanup pours cold water on hoteliers dreams
Better communications are required to help entrepreneurs
Hong Kong Police urged to pursue attack on Discovery Bay bus driver by two women
Umbrellas over criminals to be targeted
Association urges journalists to move closer to grassroots
Province trains chefs to boost Cantonese cuisine
Baiyangdian cleanup plan emerging to boost Xiongan
Foreign media contingent praises Xinjiang s development, stability
Beijing to ease path for talented foreign recruits
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3rd chapter in TV series tracks overseas entrepreneurs
Applicant for jobs near kids to be checked for offenses
Xi: Great opportunity in Xiongan
Vice-premier to negotiate trade spat in Washington
Li: Nation to expand jobs, incomes
FM: China, US should not dwell on frictions
Scientists win award for cooperation
Tibet will further lift livelihoods of people
Remedies to reduce drug prices
Beijing pans US bills to ban chip sales
Companies could benefit from strategic actions
On our Sina Weibo
Lessons to remember from the last pre-internet war
Explosive Arnie a true terminator
No crying over Korea defeat as Thai test awaits
Jet fuels students enthusiasm
Dinwiddie dims Harden s heroics
Dou s dramatic turnaround
Hong Kong’s five-year air quality targets are deliberately low to facilitate development, such as that of Lantau Tomorrow Vision, says environmental advocacy group Clean Air Network
Michael Cohen admits he paid tech firm to rig online polls for Donald Trump in 2014 and 2015
A savior of waste gives used objects a new purpose
Performance series hopes to stoke greater youth interest
For the joy of creation
Bringing su cuisine to Beijing
A rare book on Chinese food will be published in English
Veteran actress to restage masterpiece Pan Jinlian
Geely to start making Lotus cars in Wuhan
Wider bond market access for foreign investors
Mixed-ownership reforms in SOEs to be expanded
Realty forecasts underline mild correction, overall stability
Surplus oil refining capacity to rise, says CNPC unit
Cooperation expected to bring shared benefits
Security the top priority for businesses
Aggressive tax cuts aim to improve fortunes of small businesses
SOE reform welcomed by companies, experts
WeChat Pay seeking partners
Chinese firms eyeing S. American market
AstraZeneca to promote Chinese patent medicine
Policymakers set course for 6-6.5% GDP growth target
‘Crazy terrorist act’: car bomber kills 10, wounds 50, in attack on young recruits at Colombia police academy
Chinese ambassador Lu Shaye warns ‘back-stabbing’ Canada to stop rallying allies in row over detainees
Step up and protect Chinese interests abroad, Xi Jinping tells law enforcers
Yes, Donald Trump’s China tariffs are raising billions. But here’s why China isn’t paying
Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip, 97, escapes unhurt from smash that overturned the SUV he was driving
China’s state-owned companies enjoy record profits, even as private sector flounders
US government shutdown gets personal as Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s flights for overseas trip
Donald Trump vows US will develop space-based missile defence, as Pentagon eyes Chinese hypersonic tech with concern
Sarcasm is China’s latest weapon in battle with Canada over detainees: ‘I think your foreign minister may be in a hurry’
PLA South China Sea Fleet sets sail for far-sea drill
Chinese naval escort fleet pays friendly visit to Philippines
How ‘Made in China 2025’ became a lightning rod in ‘war over China’s national destiny’
Anti-Chinese protesters arrested as police break up rally in Kyrgyzstan, where fear and anger at Beijing’s influence grow
Top North Korean envoy to meet Mike Pompeo in Washington
Sweden charges man in royal jewels heist
Was this drawing of a rat done by Banksy? Japan wants to find out, but can’t find an expert to help
Oxford University suspends donor ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei as national security fears mount
Sikkim, a tiny state in India, wants to pay its 610,500 citizens a universal basic income
Hong Kong’s Hung Hom station is safe and building must go on, award-winning engineer Mike Glover tells inquiry into scandal
Oxfam failed to address sexual misconduct and bullying, finds review
China’s President Xi Jinping tells judiciary, law enforcement agencies to ‘scrape away the poison’
Philippine Air Force to buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters because they’re not made in the US but Poland
Is the US about to lower the bar for North Korea denuclearisation?
Hong Kong Baptist University researchers invent faster, cheaper and more accurate way to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in patients
Hong Kong light show proving a hit with residents and tourists alike as organisers add new exhibits to celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day
China and South Korea vow to work together for peace on the peninsula
Philippine defence chief urges review of US treaty amid South China Sea tensions
Giuliani says ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign and Russia
British Prime Minister Theresa May reaches out to rivals in Brexit deadlock
China Premier Li Keqiang invites harsh words on economy from private sector top brass
Hongkongers don’t trust the government not to abuse its power when it comes to the rule of law, new survey shows
Scammers swindle Hong Kong man out of HK$430,000 in the space of four hours on WhatsApp
Malaysia won’t be pressured into CPTPP: trade minister Darell Leiking
Chinese school tightens hygiene after 170 kindergarten pupils are taken to hospital in norovirus outbreak
Suspected Hong Kong triad member and girlfriend held after police seize illegal weapons and drugs in raid on flat
China’s first lunar leaf dies after Chang’e scientists forced to cut power to stop battery running low
YouTube bans dangerous pranks after Bird Box challenge
China pushes for bonds to be included in global indices even as some foreign investors seek delay
Belarusian ‘sex training’ model Anastasia Vashukevich deported from Thailand
Schoolyard fight turns into tragedy in China as child stabbed to death
North Korea’s new beach resort is nearly ready for tourists
After four Americans killed, Trump’s Syria plan prompts questions
Chilling assault on four-year-old girl ‘for pleasure’ lands two Hong Kong women in jail for three years
South Korea’s speedskating patriarch ‘tried to stop sex abuse complaints’
Chinese students are flocking to Thai universities, drawn by cheaper fees and friendlier visa rules
Rime scenery in NW China s Gansu Province
In pics: frozen Hukou Waterfall on Yellow River
In pics: China s 35th Antarctic expedition team at Dome A area
PLA launches first renewable local area electric grid
Nike, Apple, Amazon among top firms named by China for ‘misidentifying’ Taiwan
Chinese woman abandoned as baby on bridge in Fuyang appeals for biological parents to attend her wedding
With 3 billion ‘malnourished’, report urges ‘radical changes’ to world’s diet
Bikini-clad Russian girl swims to Australian safety, and protests in Beijing: past headlines
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31
Taiwan live-fire military drills go ahead in face of growing pressure from Beijing
Bankrupt tycoons beware: new court in China could track funds siphoned to Hong Kong
Thailand vows to change refugee policy and ‘follow international norms’ after criticism over Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun case
Police dogs trained in Wuhan, central China s Hubei
Dead pig found on beach in Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
In pics: China s 35th Antarctic expedition team at Dome A area
In pics: pelicans at fishpond in Haikou, south China s Hainan
Hong Kong stock exchange plans to scrap paper IPO applications in a bid to be more competitive, say sources
‘Horrific attack’: Israeli student murdered in Australia while on phone with sister
Nurses plan protest as Hong Kong’s public hospitals reach flu season breaking point
Chinese dissident’s daughter ‘detained and bullied’ by Beijing airport security staff while en route to Canada
Canada says China’s interrogation of Michael Kovrig violated his diplomatic immunity
Legislative Council censures Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over change to elderly welfare age limit
Volcano erupts on Kuchinoerabu, a small island in far south of Japan
Chinese firm completes $1.4 billion land reclamation works for Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City project
India bolsters defence on border with China by building 44 new roads
Hasher Jallal Taheb charged in plot to attack White House with anti-tank rocket
China quietly cuts borrowing costs while keeping rates on hold
Aquaculture and Livestock Taiwan Expo 2019 highlights precision business
Wild boars in Hong Kong: are they dangerous, why are there more of them around, and what do I do if one attacks?
China’s death sentence for Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg is politically motivated, US says
In pics: red-billed gulls at Cuihu Park in Kunming, SW China s Yunnan
Reconstruction of Wanfu Temple in China s Fujian to be finished by end of 2019
Calligraphy enthusiasts write couplets to greet upcoming Spring Festival in Hefei
In pics: pelicans at fishpond in Haikou, south China s Hainan
Nationwide railway stations gear up for forthcoming Spring Festival traffic rush
Children perform traditional folk dance to greet Spring Festival in east China s Zhejiang
Wintersweet blossoms in Hangzhou, east China s Zhejiang
Snow-covered Tianxin pavilion in China s Hunan
Chinese economic officials elaborate policies to boost growth
Wintersweet blossoms in Hangzhou, east China s Zhejiang
South Korea beat China 2-0 to finish top of Group C at Asian Cup
J-20 variant may be world s first two-seat stealth fighter jet: report
1MDB scandal: Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon apologises for role played by former banker Tim Leissner in ‘defrauding people of Malaysia’
Beijing redoubles efforts to quell fears about state of the Chinese economy as bad news piles up
Snow-covered Tianxin pavilion in China s Hunan
In pics: gale on highway in Maytas, NW China s Xinjiang
Reconstruction of Wanfu Temple in China s Fujian to be finished by end of 2019
In pics: red-billed gulls at Cuihu Park in Kunming, SW China s Yunnan
More ships and more passengers, but Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is still finding it hard to shake off ‘ghost town’ image
Hongkongers willing to share financial details to get tailored banking services, survey finds
Xi orders efforts to promote social justice, ensure people s wellbeing
China to keep economic growth within reasonable range: Premier Li
UN chief sets climate change, SDGs, new technologies as 2019 prioritiesang
China slams Pentagon‘s PLA report, said it disregards facts, uses Cold War mentality
2 canals planned to link Yangtze and Pearl rivers
Death sentence in accordance with local law
Relations with UK and EU will not change
Visiting media praise progress in Xinjiang
US is sowing Taiwan Strait discord
Railway freight on rise
Bribe fugitive returns
Prize donated to young
Nighttime economy of Beijing set to increase
Language evaluation is up to standard
Automated farm machinery set to replace dwindling rural workforce
Embattled May seeks compromise on Brexit
Crikey, it’s getting hot Down Under!
Study: 33% of UN staff are sexually harrassed
Trump urged to delay State of the Union
Russia-US arms treaty on brink of collapse
Cardboard tent for the homeless goes viral
Barr seeks to assure Senate over allegiance
Striped bodypaint wards off horseflies
Kenya president: Hotel assault gunmen killed
Injury-plagued grand champion Kisenosato retires
Kane out until March with injury
Bayern looking to catch Dortmund in Bundesliga
Lowry ties course record
Lau leads by 1 stroke at CLPGA Tour Q School
Son sparks South Korea past China
Tiafoe beats Anderson in stunner
Reformed drug addicts offered chance at sailing career by crew from Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Japanese sumo grand champion Kisenosato retires after 3 straight losses
Thailand expects more tourists during New Year holiday
Boat made from plastic waste sets sail
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Macron kick-starts great debate to win back support in France
Aussie towns among hottest spots amid heat wave
Shutdown bites US economy hard
Erdogan pledges 32-km safe zone in north Syria
INF arms treaty faces collapse as talks fail
China, Russia will explore moon water
Hong Kong’s construction rush: critical infrastructure or white elephants with political agenda?
North Korea in back door bid to split Canada from US-led efforts to push denuclearisation
Motions to suppress evidence denied
Ghana behind back to Africa movement
Detroit auto show will move to warmer June
The last hope for Bolivian aquatic frog
Fifty-five sex abuse perpetrators arrested in North England cases
Shanghai courts to speed resolution of securities litigation
Chinese New Year goes global in new form
Beijing 2022 brings new life to old Steel City
Firms fined, 15 people sentenced for fraud
Father of China s H-bomb dies at 93 in Beijing
Soybean price stable despite tariff dispute
Asia fast turning into a sports hot spot
Report fuels worries Washington playing risky game with Taiwan
Development of vocational education should meet current industry needs
Law must put age before beauty
Border wall widens political divide in US
Continued reform and opening-up of great significance
Digital society s biggest social good would be welfare for all
Hard Brexit looms as May offers too little, too late
Nation to expand public investment
Canadian sentenced to death is maker of own misfortune
Public welfare a priority for justice system
Huawei founder denies spy allegations
Kenya on high alert after terrorist attack put down
Brexit hangs in balance in vote on May leadership
Boao Forum to focus on safeguarding free trade
China to launch 90 Argentine satellites
China Eastern looks forward to historic opportunity
Beijing s new airport fast taking shape
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Guangdong police review performance
Hebei health products company suspected of pyramid schemes
Official says Taiwan leader is misleading
Safety checks on fireworks aim to ensure safer holiday
Huawei is target of US criminal probe into alleged theft of trade secrets from American firms including T-Mobile
Memories of change
A festive film fight
Minding their own business
Age is just a number for China s senior catwalk models
A voice for the people
On our Sina Weibo
Away from a Western perspective, life looks good
This Day, That Year
Golden State gunners set record in romp over Denver
Stephens focused on Melbourne resurgence
Roger relieved to break his mirror
Kane KO cripples Tottenham
NBA bench bosses prioritizing health to help cope with grind
Cousins primed to join Warriors All-Star roster
Tightening of Hong Kong’s competition laws to cover mergers on the horizon, says Competition Commission chairwoman
Nike steps up sustainability drive
Constant feedback from customers is key
SOEs to face tighter financial oversight
Chinese automaker creates R D center in US car capital
GAC Motor makes an ENTRANZE at NAIAS
New, non-flammable Xuan paper safeguards Chinese calligraphy
More inventors seek legal protection
Creative economy bucks global downturn
Wuxi to host international design spectacular
Royals time-honored brands to be exhibited at Spring Festival fair
Property prices maintain stability in Dec
Free trade port efforts gain traction
Optimistic outlook for auto sector in 2019
Regulatory obstacles, uncertainties dent Chinese investment into US
Sea change witnessed in consumption patterns of wealthy individuals
Approval freeze chills mobile game market
Vietnam frustrated by slow pace of talks on South China Sea code of conduct
Hung Hom station remains safe despite defective platform steel bars, engineering expert says
Nancy Pelosi asks Donald Trump to delay State of the Union speech, citing security concerns amid government shutdown
Hong Kong must roll back its plan to raise age limit for elderly welfare. But will Carrie Lam admit she’s wrong?
Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya, in visit to Washington, seeks US help to combat Chinese cyberattacks
US lawmakers seek to ban chip sales to China’s Huawei and ZTE for ‘violating American sanctions’
OKI and ARC Innovation Center at Sheba Join Forces to Prevent Dementia
Labour’s serial rebel Jeremy Corbyn fails to topple British PM Theresa May, but is strengthened by Brexit debacle
UK Prime Minister Theresa May survives vote of no confidence after humiliating Brexit defeat
New US$1 birth-control patch works in seconds and lasts for a month, researchers claim
Totally fake editions of ‘Washington Post’ are handed out across US capital, with totally fake news of Donald Trump’s resignation, which didn’t happen
US congressman Ed Case says he’s ‘an Asian trapped in a white body’, sparking an online backlash
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China’s death sentence against Canadian Robert Schellenberg is ‘politically motivated’
A man in Australia was stabbed at Sydney’s Scientology church, and its leaders believe Leah Romini’s ‘poisonous’ TV show is to blame
PLA Navy launches 2019 pilot recruitment assessment
Hong Kong to push ahead with controversial decade-old plan to build two new towns in north
Indonesian woman eaten by giant pet crocodile after falling into its enclosure
China’s leaders must learn from Soviet Union’s fatal mistakes, says leading reformer
Islamic State claims Syria attack on US-led coalition
‘Upskirting’ becomes illegal across the UK after victim’s campaign
Three family members accused of defrauding Hong Kong cosmetics retailer of HK$40 million and laundering the proceeds
China says US claims it uses forced technology transfer to boost military are ‘absurd’
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy and pro-Beijing camps join forces in Legislative Council to call for government U-turn on CSSA age limit change
Egyptian university overturns expulsion of student over video of hug
Hong Kong university joins forces with top overseas institutions to set up city’s first international research centre on dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases
Mahathir’s Malaysia bans all Israeli nationals from events it hosts
Big catch for China corruption watchdog Zhao Zhengyong linked to string of scandals
Hong Kong government may shelve proposed increases cross-harbour tunnel tolls after two Legco allies say they will not support it
Is it killing for kindness or convenience? China debates euthanasia
Hong Kong’s struggling pay TV provider, iCable, enters China through deal with Guangdong CableTV Network in bid to revive fortunes
US defence agency says PLA ‘on verge of fielding some of the most modern weapon systems in the world’
Chinese school offers ‘love leave’ to stressed-out single teachers
Tributes flow for Hong Kong’s first Chinese prosecutor, Patrick Yu Shuk-siu, after death at 96
Chinese man who spent five years ‘Breaking Bad’ caught cooking methamphetamine under the stairs
China’s military strength could encourage idea of Taiwan unification by force, says US official
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on why he joined China’s Communist Party and the People’s Liberation Army
Hong Kong Harry Potter-themed cafe sued for copyright infringement by Warner Bros
Two Cambodian opposition politicians who were banned from politics get restrictions lifted
Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses the West of ‘destabilising’ the Balkans
Hong Kong coroner slams marathon organiser and ambulance service after first inquest into death of runner at event
Malaysia bolsters China ties with transport minister’s week-long visit
Chinese yoga student wins US$28,800 payout after leg bone snaps in gym
China’s Hualin Group becomes second medical firm in spotlight over pyramid-selling claims
Trade war sees China’s provinces slash growth forecasts for 2019
Malaysian airline cabin crew member arrested for bringing 14kg of drugs into Australia
Pentagon warns of global power play behind Chinese projects such as Belt and Road Initiative
S. African president condemns terrorist attack in Kenya
Kenyan president says 14 killed in hotel attack
In pics: gale on highway in Maytas, NW China s Xinjiang
Aggressive Wozniacki on track to retain Australian Open after perfect start
Austrian chancellor rules out further Brexit negotiations
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says all gunmen killed at hotel complex
‘It’s been like hell’: Temperatures in Australian towns soar to nearly 50 degrees Celsius as heatwave worsens
Racism row: British university apologises to Chinese students for exam cheating warning
Molten iron fireworks show greets Chinese New Year
Yangliuqing woodblock printing thrives for nearly 400 years
No perceived bias in Leung Chun-ying UGL probe, so no outside legal advice, says Hong Kong justice minister Teresa Cheng
China to press ahead with investments in 5G and Internet of Things, NDRC official says
Dragon lantern seen at lantern show in SW China’s Chongqing
Frozen waterfall seen in NW China’s Gansu Province
Workers busy making Chinese lanterns for upcoming Spring Festival
Iron sparks dragon dance performed in E China’s Shandong Province
Qinhuai Lantern Festival to kick off
US and British navies carry out first joint drill in dispute South China Sea
Salted crickets, chocolate beetles: insect snack machine’s a hit in Japan
Britain faces Brexit chaos and delay after Theresa May’s humiliating defeat in UK parliament
Hongkongers are financially unprepared for retirement and death, exposing the risks of living in the world’s most expensive city
Philippine authorities hand over fugitive Chinese official wanted in US$210m corruption case
Woman dies after being knocked down and trapped under school bus in Hong Kong primary school
Men beaten and robbed in Hong Kong after trying to buy 92 tickets to Jacky Cheung concerts
Aiming to curb China’s influence, Australian prime minister agrees to kava imports from Pacific nations
China pork prices to rise but not before Lunar New Year as African swine fever battle continues
Cash-strapped Pakistan asks China to shelve US$2 billion coal plant
Bamboo-biting giant pandas have special teeth recovery function: study
Thousands of lightning strikes spark wildfires across Australia s southern island state
U.S. crude oil inventories decrease slightly
Drug syndicate using airline crew member as courier busted in Australia
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to launch 2020 presidential bid
Britain grants funding for UXO clearance in Laos
U.S. natural gas production, consumption, exports to increase while prices to decrease: EIA
Qinhuai Lantern Festival to kick off
Sri Lanka considering US$300 million loan from Bank of China, with scope to borrow as much as US$1 billion
Canada asks China to grant clemency over Robert Lloyd Schellenberg death sentence
Laws to tackle aggressive sales tactics in Hong Kong could be expanded beyond gym and beauty salon industries, says commerce chief Edward Yau
Chinese dissidents in Taiwan airport limbo for 100 days are walking asylum tightrope and Taipei can’t help
Shutdown takes bite out of US economy as Trump orders thousands back to work without pay
China expert and former US diplomat believes deal to end trade war will happen before summer
Heading to Japan to see the cherry blossoms? You might be too late
AI fail: Japan’s Henn-na Hotel dumps ‘annoying’ robot staff, hires humans
Parents’ heartbreak as 2-year-old son Julen falls in a deep well in Spain, and rescuers can’t reach him
Grab and ZhongAn teams up for insurance joint venture in Southeast Asia
Prices of China’s new homes grow at the weakest pace in eight months as purchase curbs bite hard amid a slowing economy
Watch: family of British tourists deemed ‘trash, leeches, worse than pigs’ – now they’ll be deported from New Zealand
Malaysia rethinks school book that shames girls for having sex
Shinzo Abe and Angela Merkel to headline Davos as Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron deal with domestic problems
Asia is ‘new hotbed of Christian persecution’ with situation in China worst since Cultural Revolution, report claims
Shaping the future: How Zhejiang University transforms lives
UK PM Theresa May faces vote of no confidence after crushing Brexit defeat. How will it work?
Shortlist revealed for 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award
AIME Partners with Guide Dogs Victoria, World-first industry sensory experience at 2019 event
Sapphire s Subsidiary Awarded EPC Contract of RMB 832 million Related to its Public-Private-Partnership ( PPP ) Project in Chengdu
Strong industry support for SILMO Bangkok 2019, ASEAN’s business platform for the optical and eyewear industry
Automotive Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) 2019 expands on special zones and introduces first ever German Pavilion
Shutdown strains US diplomacy around the world
Nasa wanted to use China’s spacecraft to plan a new American moon mission, top Chinese scientist says
Mega project for 9,500 private flats in Hong Kong countryside given go-ahead by Planning Department
In pics: view inside greenhouses in N China s Hebei
Charity restaurant for elders in east China s Shandong
In pics: curtain wall project of sky corridor in SW China s Chongqing
In pics: book stores in Xi an, NW China s Shaanxi
Singapore is right to question university rankings fixation. Research has a social value, too
Harbin Ice-Snow World in NE China s Heilongjiang
Making traditional handicrafts increases income of local women in SW China s Guizhou
Peng Liyuan attends performance with Finnish first lady
In pics: curtain wall project of sky corridor in SW China s Chongqing
China can provide broad business opportunities for Finland: premier
Over 7,000 heavy-haul freight train trips made on Watang-Rizhao Railway in 2018
In pics: Harbin Ice-Snow World in NE China s Heilongjiang
S. Korea trains prior to AFC Asian Cup match against China
In pics: view inside greenhouses in N China s Hebei
Moon sees first cotton-seed sprout
Lighting decorations celebrate Year of the Pig in Singapore s Chinatown
Tens of thousands in Hong Kong to have their DNA sequenced in government-backed genome project
In pics: book stores in Xi an, NW China s Shaanxi
Viviani wins 1st stage
Shiffrin dominates GS for 10th victory of season
City’s Jesus vows no let-up in Liverpool title chase
Takeda graft probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Games, IOC
Serena soars on Melbourne return as Venus gets by
Aussies advance with late strike
Arsenal goalkeeper Cech to retire at end of season
World entering era of profound global instability : WEF founder
Labels turn to older models as ‘silver spenders’ on rise
Canada must respect the rule of law
China approves US$4.6b dam project
Cotton seed sprouts on the moon
Winter sports are a model for cooperation
Serious traffic accidents drop
Ban on swine transport lifted
Elimination of poverty high on Hebei’s agenda
Youngsters embrace emoji economy
HK scientists claim an antiviral broad-spectrum breakthrough
Washington counts the cost of taking out the trash
US faces a new ‘caravan’
South Korea erases ‘enemy’ reference to DPRK in paper
Hotel horror in Nairobi as extremist group attacks
Thai polls could be put off further
Bird takes flight from Singapore to London
Rocket woes derail Iran satellite launch
Sea of humanity as Hindus gather for world’s largest festival in India
Trump’s trade war tariffs send firms to Hong Kong for a little-known legal loophole
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Yao s plan shows progress
Pep: City ready to pounce on any Liverpool lapse
De Boer finds Southern comfort
Murray s agony: It s so sore I even hate walking the dogs
Summer spotlight on Brunei
Broadway icon Carol Channing, star of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’, dead at 97
Volkswagen has big electric dreams in China
Banks take on upgrading branch service
Snack-makers look to move upmarket
GAC looks to carve a global niche
Steel recyclers size options ahead of import ban
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Taking the long view
The nation s great changes as seen through a telescope
Yoga school to expand training across China
2.9 million Chinese take exams for postgraduate recruiting in 2019
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