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Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:13

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb. BBC News - Asia

This Intel-backed China start-up is building ‘brains’ for self-driving cars, powering surveillance cams
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:16

If you have taken a ride on the Beijing subway or tried on a pair of shoes at a Belle boutique, there’s a chance you have been monitored by surv...

The market may be booming, but days of shark’s fin with rice are over for Hong Kong’s brokers
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:17

Lunar New Year is a time for bonuses for many Hong Kong brokers, and many of them expect to get a better bonus in the Year of the Dog. Some companies ...

Trump Weekend Tweetstorm Responds to Mueller Indictment
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:13

President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign did...

‘Nasty Women’: Asia Pacific’s unapologetic feminist heroes
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:22

LAST week, the world lost a powerful and relentless feminist leader when Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir sadly passed away from cardiac arrest on Feb 1...

Australia rugby star Karmichael Hunt avoids drug conviction
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:10

Karmichael Hunt receives a fine after prosecutors drop a charge of cocaine possession. BBC News - Asia

Furious Inter Milan fans round on Chinese owner Suning as disastrous Serie A form continues
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:13

Supporters of Inter Milan were furious on Sunday after another defeat meant they have won just one game out of their last 12 in all competitions, and ...

Chinese, US security officials scuffled over ‘nuclear football’ during Trump trip, says report
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:19

Chinese and US security officials were involved in a scuffle when an American agent was barred from entering the Great Hall of the People in Beijing w...

Return of market volatility leaves investors dazed and confused
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:52

One of the most popular expressions among traders and investors is “the trend is your friend.” The maxim refers to the importance of histo...

Chinese astrologers say Year of the Dog won’t be good for Trump
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:19

US President Donald Trump might be in for a rough year, if Chinese astrologers are to be believed. Famously one of the only presidents not to own a do...

China’s Somali pirate-catching commando gets a hero’s welcome back home
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:23

A Chinese navy officer who led a mission last year to rescue a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, which also resulted in the capture of three pirates,...

Why Sino-EU ties have hit a rough patch
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:18

After years of growth, China’s trade ties with its biggest partner, the European Union, seem to be foundering, with frictions growing over a ran...

How the Russians Ran Their Election Propaganda Shop
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:21

The alleged Russian campaign to manipulate the U.S. presidential election was orchestrated by what amounted to a propaganda startup, with finance and ...

The Indian man who shares his house with leopards and bears
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:16

Social activist Prakash Amte says the animals at his rescue centre will never harm him. BBC News - Asia

The transgender teenager who helped change Australia
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:13

Georgie Stone became the youngest person in Australia to be granted hormone blockers at the age of 10. BBC News - Asia

Philippine preacher arrested in Hawaii with cash, gun parts
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:21

A PROMINENT Philippine evangelist who claims to be the “Appointed Son of God” was reportedly arrested in Hawaii with US$ 350,000 in cash ...

New Zealand v England: Hosts reach T20 tri-series final despite defeat
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:14

England are out of the Twenty20 tri-series despite a two-run win over New Zealand, who will face Australia in the final. BBC News - Asia

Thai officials discover smelly clue in tycoon poaching case
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:21

Thai officials will test human faeces found at a campsite in a wildlife sanctuary to try to prove their case against a tycoon accused of poaching a le...

Three ways East Asia can avoid a North Korean refugee ‘crisis’
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:13

WITH tensions in the Korean peninsula seemingly never-ending, the possibility of conflict erupting in East Asia is keeping everyone on edge. North Kor...

Australian ministers banned from sex with staffers
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:15

MEMBERS of Cabinet in Australia have been banned from having sex with staff members after Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce was embroiled in a scand...

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