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YouTube drops ads from Logan Paul channels
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:10

In December, the video blogger was criticised for uploading a video of a dead body. BBC News - Asia

A ‘golden era’ in China-UK relations. Really, Auntie May?
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:14

Politics is politics, art is art. But politicians often like to play the role of an artist, trying to glorify whatever they are doing. That is how Chi...

Didi Ties Up With SoftBank to Give a Lift to Japanese Taxi Companies
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 10:24

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is teaming up with SoftBank Group Corp. to help Japan’s taxi industry deploy cars more efficiently, in a mov...

Xi’s war on shadow banking spills over, threatens stability of China’s wider financial world
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 09:10

Beijing’s tightening rein on shadow banking activities, under President Xi Jinping’s call to tame risks, is opening a can of worms in the ...

Chinese animation studio behind Kung Fu Panda 3 dreams of global box office success
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 08:24

Like Po, the protagonist of its successful Kung Fu Panda 3 film, who transcends from a student of the martial arts to become a kung fu master, Orienta...

Tattooed foreigners are putting Japanese bath houses in a quandary
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 07:23

A sight no Japanese bather wants to seeA WARM aroma of citrus bath salts wafts through the lobby of the Thermae-yu spa in Tokyo’s Kabukicho district...

Transcript of Gui Minhai’s interview: ‘Swedish government used me’
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:19

A transcript of Gui Minhai’s media interview arranged by the Chinese government highlights the harshness of the detained former Hong Kong publis...

UK PM Theresa May turns to Chinese billionaire Jack Ma for post-Brexit trade ideas                
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:12

When it comes to tackling the eye-watering challenge of cross-border trade after Brexit, Theresa May has turned to an unexpected figure to provide a l...

China’s J-20 stealth fighter jet lines up for combat duty, boosting firepower in the sky
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:11

China’s J-20 stealth fighter has entered combat service, the country’s armed forces confirmed on Friday, expanding the military’s ai...

South Koreans want the North at the Olympics, but not on their team
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:12

WHEN Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s president, agreed to allow North Korean athletes not only to attend the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but also to ...

Sweden ‘using me like chess piece’, says detained Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:11

Detained book publisher Gui Minhai on Friday accused the Swedish government of using him as a “chess piece” to make trouble for Beijing, c...

The Pope Genuflects Before China
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 23:11

Home | Cartoons The Vatican has agreed to recognize several bishops approved by China’s officially-atheist Communist Party. 2018-02-09 Tweet ...

Global Stock Slump Marches On
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 22:12

The latest plunge in global stocks hit Asia Pacific on Friday after late heavy selling in the U.S. left the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 i...

Duterte says he wants to scrap Canada helicopter deal after Trudeau orders rights review
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:11

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he had cancelled a US$ 235 million contract to buy 16 helicopters from Canada after Prime Ministe...

Duterte declares he is a ‘dictator’ as ICC launches investigation into drug war
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:09

PHILLIPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he is a dictator in order to get things done, as the International Criminal Court (ICC) officially ...

Anti-North Korea protesters burn flags ahead of Winter Games
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:09

HUNDREDS of anti-North Korea protestors gathered before the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang – with some burning flags and pic...

United States forces attack anti-China militants in Afghanistan
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:09

US forces in Afghanistan have attacked networks of anti-China militants in an action that is likely to please Beijing, which had called for Western co...

China tops global poll for faith in AI technology creating jobs and improving lives
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:10

People in China are the world’s most optimistic when it comes to the impact of artificial intelligence on the jobs market and improving their li...

Winter Games Highlight Different Strategies on North Korea for US, South Korea
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:14

On the eve of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, the U.S. and South Korea vowed to work in tandem towards denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,...

Jordan Clarkson caught up in blockbuster NBA trade as Cleveland Cavaliers make their moves
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:10

JORDAN Clarkson – one of few players of Asian origin currently operating in the National Basketball Association (NBA) – found himself caught up in...

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