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Macau: to catch a cold

Macau will not be immune to the consequences of a trade war and will suffer. But there are those who see the crisis as an opportunity

S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned

China launches full-throated bid to ease fears as markets fall

China's top economic supremo on Friday led a coordinated drive by top financial officials to shore up confidence in the country's stock markets and economy, in a rare expression of concern over what one called "abnormal" share price falls

BREAKING NEWS | China’s ex-internet tsar pleads guilty to taking bribes

The former head of China's censorship apparatus, Lu Wei, pleaded guilty to accepting 32 million yuan (US$4.6 million) in bribes at a trial Friday.

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life — and her own safety

The wife of fallen former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has expressed fears for his life and her own safety, lashing out at what she called the "cruel" and "dirty" Chinese government that arrested him in mysterious circumstances

Asian markets mixed but Shanghai rebounds on officials’ support

Asian markets were mixed Friday, with Shanghai bouncing back from early losses to end the week with a rally following a rare joint intervention by some of China's top financial officials.

New moon: China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday

Plastic piling up in Japan after China waste ban: survey

Japan said Thursday it was facing a growing sea of plastic waste with limited capacity to process it after China stopped accepting foreign waste imports

Hong Kong mega bridge launch announcement sparks backlash

An opening ceremony has finally been announced for the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, but critics hit back Thursday over the secrecy surrounding the launch

China blacklists former AC Milan owner over unpaid debt

The former Chinese owner of AC Milan has been added to China's blacklist of untrustworthy individuals over millions of dollars in unpaid debt, according to a local court, which ordered that his passport be confiscated

Asian markets head down with Fed rates set to rise more

Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground

Macau | Macau residents working in China will avoid double taxation

According to Beijing officials, Macau residents will be given preferential status and revision to Mainland tax laws will not affect MSAR residents working in China

China prices rise as cost of food spikes

A spike in the price of fruit and vegetables pushed up China's inflation rate in September, official figures showed Tuesday

China rolls out PR push on Xinjiang internment camps

China issued Tuesday an ardent defence of its alleged mass internment of minorities in far west Xinjiang region amid a global outcry, with a regional official insisting that authorities are preventing terrorism through "vocational education" centres

China’s Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on farm: media

One of China's top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal

Malaysia’s Mahathir says Uighurs released because they did nothing wrong

Malaysia freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the Southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year because they did nothing wrong there, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday

Macau | Ambiente Properties and GW Investment organise investment tour of Hengqin

Ambiente Properties and GW Investment Consulting will organise an Investors Tour of Hengqin on November 16 to showcase the development and future of the neighbouring Free Trade Zone

Trade war: who’s going to lose (more)?

If the United States and China get into a trade war no-one will win. But it is Beijing that has the atomic bomb to play if conflict escalates to unprecedented proportions.

Chile lithium miner shareholder sue to block sale to China’s Tianqi

The controlling shareholder in Chile's lithium producer SQM has mounted a legal challenge to halt the sale of nearly a quarter of the company to Chinese group Tianqi

US curbs China nuclear exports as Trump warns Americans not ‘stupid’

The United States said Thursday that it will increasingly restrict civilian nuclear exports to China as President Donald Trump vowed a hard line on trade, bluntly warning not to think Americans are "stupid."
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