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Andre Villas-Boas to learn his fate ahead of Shanghai SIPG’s big night
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:09

ANDRE Villas-Boas is set to learn his fate ahead of his Shanghai SIPG side’s Asian Champions League semi-final clash with Urawa Red Diamonds, follow...

North Korea, Iran Offer New Tests for U.S.
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:10

The Trump administration confronted burgeoning foreign-policy dilemmas over the weekend following a ballistic missile test by Iran and new threats fro...

Alibaba’s Lazada expands sale of Taobao merchandise to more Southeast Asian countries
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:09

Lazada Group, the Southeast Asian e-commerce titan, is extending its campaign to introduce a select range of Taobao merchandise in the region to Indon...

Henan Jinma Energy is turning to natural gas for growth
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:24

Henan Jinma Energy plans to produce more natural gas as a by-product of its coke-production operations as part of broader efforts by the authorities t...

Security Tightens Around Home of Ethnic Mongolian Dissident Hada
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:09

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have placed a prominent ethnic Mongolian dissident under closer surveillance, ahead of a ...

Trump rules North Koreans will no longer be allowed into the United States
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:09

AMID heightened tensions with Pyongyang, US President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, adding to a...

North Korea earthquake spreads fear as Trump again attacks ‘Little Rocket Man’
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:08

THE WAR of words between North Korea and the United States has again escalated, as a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit parts of North Korea on Saturday. Ex...

Trump to Visit China in Shadow of Pyongyang's Nuclear Threats
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:14

U.S. President Donald Trump will likely visit China in November to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the shadow of a looming nuclear cri...

Vietnamese Protesters to Maintain Blockade of Polluting Textile Factory
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:11

Protesters in northern Vietnam’s Hai Duong province have vowed to continue blocking the entrance to a textile factory that has polluted local water ...

Developing countries can prosper without increasing emissions
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:15

ONE OF the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have benefited from decades or centuries of industrialisation – ...

China-Backed Firm Reaches Deal to Buy Apple Supplier
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:09

Canyon Bridge, whose planned acquisition of a U.S. semiconductor company was scuttled earlier this month, has reached a deal to buy chip designer Imag...

India v Australia: Hosts top one-day rankings after completing series win
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:18

India move to the top of the ICC one-day rankings after completing a series win against Australia with two games to spare. BBC News - Asia

Myanmar cartoonists lead the media in jeering Rohingya
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:08

Cartoons taking aim at Rohingya Muslims are spreading rapidly across social media in mainly Buddhist Myanmar, where public opinion on the crisis stand...

Basketball: Isaiah Austin’s Philippines audition gets off to flying start in China
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:11

ISAIAH Austin’s Philippines adventure got off to an ideal start as he made a big contribution on both ends of the floor to help Chooks-to-Go to vict...

Woeful return on 44-year-old deposit has social media users asking: What is the yuan really worth?
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:12

When a state bank revealed this week that the value of a long-forgotten 1,200 yuan deposit certificate from 44 years ago had grown to just 2,684 yuan,...

Student banners are merely the result of a Hong Kong genuinely moving with the times
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:10

We all fully appreciate the political and geopolitical implications of today’s global interconnectedness provided by the internet, and recently ...

What to Know Ahead of Germany's Election
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:26

Germany is voting on Sunday to elect a new Parliament. Here’s a quick rundown of what to know ahead of the election. WSJ.com: What's News Asia

What if worst comes to worst with North Korea? China ‘must be ready’ for war on the peninsula
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:10

Beijing needs to come up with backup plans – either on its own or with Washington and Seoul – in case the crisis on the Korean peninsula e...

Two Vietnamese killed, five arrested in chase with Philippine navy
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:10

Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the northwestern Philippines, spa...

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:08

Donald Trump warns North Korean leaders "won't be around much longer" if threats continue. BBC News - Asia

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