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Merkel's Government Avoids Collapse Over Immigration Battle, at Least for Now
Merkel's Government Avoids Collapse Over Immigration Battle, at Least for Now
German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a two-week reprieve in her confrontation with her coalition partner, averting at least temporarily avoiding a collapse of her government over immigration.
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Youth
The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Youth
Struggling to find jobs, and often living at home, younger generations are propelling antiestablishment parties to new heights of power. The revolt helped created Western Europe's first populist government, in Italy, and threatens to rear its (...)
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress
Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress
Revellers and rowers gathered at waterways across Hong Kong on Monday morning to soak in the fun and festivities of the Dragon Boat festival. Amid mild and slightly breezy weather, boat races took place at locations including Stanley, Aberdeen (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Photo: The day I went fishing with dad, by Gauthier DELECROIX – 郭天
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China Digital Times - 18 June 2018
Barricades and Empty Streets: Nicaragua's Leader Loses Control
Barricades and Empty Streets: Nicaragua's Leader Loses Control
Since a revolt broke out two months ago, President Daniel Ortega, the former Marxist guerrilla leader, has lost control over most of the country.
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta
Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta
President Donald Trump's quarrel with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep (...)
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
Japan Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds
Japan Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake also disrupted transportation and halted factory lines in the Japanese city of Osaka, where many exporters have their headquarters.
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
The Bats Help Preserve Old Books, But They Drive Librarians, Well, Batty
The Bats Help Preserve Old Books, But They Drive Librarians, Well, Batty
A 300-year-old library's resident bats eat the bugs that devour glue and paper, but they're attracting more interest than the literature; ‘The questions are nonstop'
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
Bangladesh Launches Deadly Drug Crackdown
Bangladesh Launches Deadly Drug Crackdown
A human rights group accuses the security forces of carrying out 149 extrajudicial killings in May in connection with the crackdown. Police acknowledge the deaths but say they occurred in clashes with drug (...)
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
Oil's Rally, Coupled With Strong Dollar, Causes Global Pain
Oil's Rally, Coupled With Strong Dollar, Causes Global Pain
The sharp rise in crude-oil prices has been particularly harsh for many parts of the world, because consumers outside the U.S. face a double whammy when the dollar gets stronger at the same time that oil prices (...)
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
China’s potential control over economic zones leads to more protests in Vietnam
China’s potential control over economic zones leads to more protests in Vietnam
Vietnamese police have arrested eight more people after protests a week ago over a proposed law on special economic zones that protesters fear would fall into the hands of Chinese investors. The men from the south central province of Binh Thuan (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Pro-Business Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidency
Pro-Business Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidency
The 41-year-old lawyer who spent much of his working life in Washington policy circles was elected in a vote in which Colombians were presented with two starkly different approaches for modernizing the (...)
China Real Time Report - 18 June 2018
An arrest and soul-searching in Turkey, after puppy is found with its legs and tail cut off
An arrest and soul-searching in Turkey, after puppy is found with its legs and tail cut off
Turkish police have arrested a man suspected of torturing a puppy by cutting off all its limbs and its tail, after shocking images emerged online of the maimed animal in a case that has outraged the country and grabbed the political agenda ahead (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Man dies in Hong Kong after being hit by taxi thrown off the road in collision
Man dies in Hong Kong after being hit by taxi thrown off the road in collision
A 56-year-old man died after a taxi involved in a collision flew off the road and crushed him against a shop shutter during Monday’s early hours. A cabby was arrested on suspicion of causing the accident in Yau Ma Tei, which also (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
The online platform helping Hong Kong’s helpers to give back to the community
The online platform helping Hong Kong’s helpers to give back to the community
People can contribute to society in many ways. Willing helpers may assist an NGO in delivering hot meals to the elderly and the homeless. Shutterbugs are able to put their skills to use helping charities with event photo shoots. Now, through a (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Greece and Macedonia reach deal on name, but nationalists on both sides are furious
Greece and Macedonia reach deal on name, but nationalists on both sides are furious
Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement Sunday to end their long-running dispute about the name Macedonia, paving the way for the former Yugoslavian republic to join Nato and approach EU membership – but also infuriating nationalists (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Deadly rush hour earthquake in Osaka, Japan halts trains and sets off fires
Deadly rush hour earthquake in Osaka, Japan halts trains and sets off fires
A nine-year-old girl was killed and one other person feared dead after a strong quake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka during Monday’s morning rush hour. There were no immediate reports of major damage and no tsunami (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Hong Kong medical centres under fire after selling HPV cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil 9 when they couldn’t get (...)
Hong Kong medical centres under fire after selling HPV cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil 9 when they couldn’t get (...)
Hong Kong medical centres are facing accusations of irresponsible trade practices after they sold doses of the latest cervical cancer vaccine with no guarantee they could deliver the full three-shot course. The miscalculations have left (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
At least five dead after SUV crashes while being chased at 160km/h by US border agents in (...)
At least five dead after SUV crashes while being chased at 160km/h by US border agents in (...)
At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 160km/h and (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
From China to Central Asia, a regional security bloc’s long, slow march towards an alternative world (...)
From China to Central Asia, a regional security bloc’s long, slow march towards an alternative world (...)
While the world was captivated this week by the globetrotting show of US President Donald Trump, another summit just days earlier suggested what an alternative world order might look like. Various heads of state from member nations of the (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
China sounds out Japan and South Korea for another summit about North Korea this year, sources (...)
China sounds out Japan and South Korea for another summit about North Korea this year, sources (...)
China has sounded out Japan and South Korea to hold a trilateral summit again in December in Beijing, hoping to further ramp up cooperation to denuclearise North Korea, diplomatic sources said Sunday. With the leaders of Japan, China and South (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Brace for an even bigger bubble in China’s stock markets
Brace for an even bigger bubble in China’s stock markets
Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com, Weibo: they are among the biggest giants of China’s internet. Providing everything from search and messaging to shopping and financial services to hundreds of millions of users each day, these and other Chinese (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Chinese agent orchestrating HPV vaccine protest against US medical firm Merck in Hong Kong is profiting from (...)
Chinese agent orchestrating HPV vaccine protest against US medical firm Merck in Hong Kong is profiting from (...)
A mainland Chinese agent profiting from offering cervical cancer vaccinations is behind a recent high-profile effort urging a greater supply of an HPV vaccine in Hong Kong, a Post investigation has found. A protest on June 8 outside the Causeway (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
‘My people can’t compete’: as China’s influence grows in Pacific, so does local resentment and international (...)
‘My people can’t compete’: as China’s influence grows in Pacific, so does local resentment and international (...)
In the gritty, steamy streets of Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby, signs of China’s push into the Pacific island nation are inescapable. A Chinese worker stencils a logo for China Railway Group outside the new national (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018



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