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An exchange rate pact between China and the United States that is set to form part of an interim trade deal between the world’s two biggest economies is expected to reduce risks of exchange rate turbu...
Distribution of Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood in China has been postponed indefinitely, the Los Angeles Times confirmed on Friday.The movie was to be released October 25 in...
A lawyer for US President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign has threatened in a letter to sue CNN for what he said was the network’s false advertisements for itself as a news organisation, cal...
Scattered fighting flared in northern Syria on Friday despite a ceasefire deal as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would resume a full-scale operation against Kurdish forces if they do...
A US district judge has sentenced a Chinese national accused of using multiple aliases and conspiring to illegally export “highly sensitive” US military technology to China to 40 months in prison.The...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may not even get the chance to put his Brexit deal to the vote on Saturday, with support growing for a move by an alliance of former Conservatives and opposition M...
Tens of thousands of angry protesters blocked roads, burned tyres and marched across Lebanon for a second day on Friday, demanding the removal of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy t...
Chinese authorities in September detained a Japanese professor from Hokkaido University, it was learned on Friday from sources familiar with bilateral ties.The professor, who is in his 40s, was taken...
Hong Kong could become a climate action role model for the world by declaring a “climate emergency” and increasing adaptation measures, said two experts on Friday.Zhai Panmao and Hans-Otto Pörtner, co...
Former US defence secretary James Mattis said he was honoured to be the “world’s most overrated general” in a swipe at his former boss Donald Trump who insulted him earlier this week.At a gala charity...
A judge has slammed an appellant convicted of manslaughter in Hong Kong for taking up court time with a shoddy case that notorious killer Rurik Jutting helped him prepare.At the Court of Appeal, Tsang...
China’s employment situation is holding steady despite claims by United States President Donald Trump that China has lost 3 million jobs as a consequence of the trade war, data released on Friday show...
Russia plans to pay more attention to the impact climate change is having on its vast permafrost area.Thawing of once permanently frozen ground covering more than half of Russia is putting buildings,...
It is impossible for a colour revolution to succeed in Hong Kong and there is a need to introduce national security legislation in the wake of the increasingly violent anti-government protests, a son...
At least 28 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached...
Nearly 20 pro-Pyongyang South Korean students broke into the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul on Friday, displaying banners demanding Harry Harris leave the country in an embarrassing security breac...
A Hong Kong teenager arrested over ongoing anti-government protests was a victim of “police abuse of judicial proceedings”, his lawyer told a court on Friday after a judge refused police request for a...
A 34-year-old woman who supposedly arranged for the export of 20 Styrofoam boxes to Hong Kong that had heroin hidden among frozen durians has been detained by the Malaysian customs department.Selangor...
Prosecutors in central China have named two suspects in the death and disappearance of a school building site supervisor 16 years ago.In June, the remains of Deng Shiping were dug up from a playing fi...
The world’s first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth.Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exited the International Space Station on Friday, the first time in a half...
Hong Kong’s welfare minister has hailed the “substantial changes” in social security provisions announced in this year’s policy address, claiming the basket of measures will lower the city’s poverty r...
Beijing denied on Friday that Chinese officials demanded that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey be sacked for posting a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong.The tweet, which read “Fig...
The head of the Chinese University of Hong Kong has said he would condemn “any proven case of improper use of force” by police on Friday as he pledged to write to the city’s leader to launch an invest...
Protests and unrest that have disrupted Hong Kong for over four months are weighing on the results of major hotel operators and spirits makers as fewer tourists are visiting the city.InterContinental...
Normal service could resume on Hong Kong’s MTR within a fortnight if radical protesters did not attack the railway and its facilities again, the city’s transport chief has said.The metro system has be...
A miserable three months for China’s economy was capped by the lowest growth on record on Friday, and the expectation that with darkening storm clouds on the horizon, things are likely to get even wor...
Traders in India are avoiding Malaysian palm oil imports in favour of purchases from Indonesia amid growing fears that New Delhi is weighing retaliation against the Southeast Asian nation for its crit...
A report by the police watchdog, which is investigating allegations of excessive force by frontline officers during protests in recent months and the mob attack at Yuen Long MTR station in July, is ex...
Beijing’s top market regulator met Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook in the Chinese capital on Thursday, a week after the US tech giant came under fire for removing an app that tracks Hong Kong protest...
Hong Kong police on Friday launched a citywide search for a con man who used a safe equipped with two doors to dupe a mainland businessman out of HK$5.6 million (US$714,000).The case came to light aro...
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