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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He says ‘small setbacks’ will not derail trade war talks
China’s Vice-Premier Liu He says ‘small setbacks’ will not derail trade war talks
The latest trade war talks between China and the United States in Washington may have ended without a deal on Friday, but Beijing’s top negotiator said the negotiations have not broken down.Speaking to selected Chinese media in the US capital (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Senior UK policeman Simon Bailey calls for social media boycott ‘to protect children’ from abuse
Senior UK policeman Simon Bailey calls for social media boycott ‘to protect children’ from abuse
A public boycott of social media may be the only way to force companies to protect children from abuse, the country’s leading child protection police officer has said.Simon Bailey, the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead on child protection, said (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities, while also being first doctor in city to wear (...)
Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities, while also being first doctor in city to wear (...)
Sukhdeep Singh, 23, is used to getting stares. “It’s because I’m so handsome,” he says, chuckling. At nearly 1.9 metres, Singh naturally stands out from most Hongkongers, but he believes his height is not the only reason he is considered (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
China’s mothers say no to more babies, they can’t afford them
China’s mothers say no to more babies, they can’t afford them
Half of China’s working mothers do not want a second child, mainly because of financial pressures, a survey released ahead of Mother’s Day has found.Another 40 per cent said they hoped to have a second child, but dared not to, according to the (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Lawmaker injured in Legislative Council clash as battle over contentious Hong Kong extradition bill turns (...)
Lawmaker injured in Legislative Council clash as battle over contentious Hong Kong extradition bill turns (...)
Hong Kong politics descended into chaos on Saturday morning leaving one lawmaker needing medical treatment, after rival politicians fought over the government’s contentious extradition bill.The clash broke out as the pro-democracy and (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
How a Hong Kong manga artist caught the eye of the Dutch company behind popular gaming app Cube (...)
How a Hong Kong manga artist caught the eye of the Dutch company behind popular gaming app Cube (...)
Artist Lau Kwong-shing is taking in a surreal moment as he sits in front of a wall adorned with pencil sketches while dozens of fans line up for his autograph. He is holding a solo exhibition at Gallery Z in Shek Kip Mei.On his career milestone, (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Facebook sues South Korean analytics company Rankwave to send ‘message’ about privacy to app (...)
Facebook sues South Korean analytics company Rankwave to send ‘message’ about privacy to app (...)
Facebook on Friday said it had filed a lawsuit against a South Korean analytics company that may have mishandled users’ personal information, a legal salvo the social-media giant described as a “message” meant to demonstrate its heightened (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Japan: now open to foreign workers, but still just as racist?
Japan: now open to foreign workers, but still just as racist?
Japan’s reluctance to allow foreigners to fill the gaps in its labour market has finally crumbled, as the country begins issuing the first of its new visas for blue-collar workers from overseas.The first exams for applicants are being held in (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
‘If I can open my eyes, I’ll keep dancing’: 70-year-old ballerina Carmen Leung relives her childhood dream after a (...)
‘If I can open my eyes, I’ll keep dancing’: 70-year-old ballerina Carmen Leung relives her childhood dream after a (...)
As a tranquil melody plays, Carmen Leung strikes a ballerina pose, her back ramrod straight, arms curved downwards before she executes an elegant pirouette and a small hop.The grandmother of three, who picked up ballet at the age of 62, is now (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
North Korea’s missile testing is not a ‘breach of trust’, says Donald Trump
North Korea’s missile testing is not a ‘breach of trust’, says Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea’s recent missile tests were not a “breach of trust”.“They’re short-range and I don’t consider that a breach of trust at all. And, you know, at some point I may. But at this point no,” he said (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden is one of the few US politicians who’s wide awake about China
‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden is one of the few US politicians who’s wide awake about China
AT A TIME when China-bashing can bring about a rare display of bipartisanship in deeply divided American politics, former US vice-president Joe Biden recently stirred up the hornets’ nest by playing down the threat from Beijing and suggesting it (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
The forgotten border town of Sha Tau Kok: a tale of territorial rows and cold war fallout in a sleepy Hong Kong (...)
The forgotten border town of Sha Tau Kok: a tale of territorial rows and cold war fallout in a sleepy Hong Kong (...)
Sha Tau Kok is a sleepy town in Hong Kong’s northern New Territories, but it may as well be in another far-flung part of the world. One of the city’s remaining rural regions has one end that falls under a country park, while its northern border (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
How Korea and Japan learned to stop worrying and love foreign workers
How Korea and Japan learned to stop worrying and love foreign workers
Hong Kong entrepreneur Matthew Wong did not go it alone when he launched Flint at work, an app that connects travellers with popular restaurants and cafes. The South Korean government was there to lend a hand.His company was among 80 (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Hong Kong’s hidden youth: societal pressure driving city’s young into apathy and reclusiveness
Hong Kong’s hidden youth: societal pressure driving city’s young into apathy and reclusiveness
When she was 19, aspiring artist Tung shut herself inside her parents’ cramped, 350 sq ft flat in Tin Shui Wai, and did not emerge for a year.She wasn’t trapped. She wasn’t sick. She was just … alone.During that year, she woke up around noon daily, (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
US says Huawei lawyer James Cole’s work at Justice Department poses ‘conflict of interest’
US says Huawei lawyer James Cole’s work at Justice Department poses ‘conflict of interest’
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the US Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case over alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
Donald Trump’s plan to buy US$15 billion of crops for humanitarian aid does not thrill farmers
Donald Trump’s plan to buy US$15 billion of crops for humanitarian aid does not thrill farmers
The unresolved trade dispute between the United States and China roils global financial markets episodically, but over the past year its escalation has sharply curtailed US farmers’ access to one of their biggest markets, exacerbating the pain (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019
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Global Times - 11 May 2019
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Global Times - 11 May 2019
Two French commandos killed in Burkina Faso in West Africa while freeing four hostages from US, France and South (...)
Two French commandos killed in Burkina Faso in West Africa while freeing four hostages from US, France and South (...)
Two French special forces officers were killed on Friday in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the United States, France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighbouring Benin, French (...)
South China Morning Post - 11 May 2019



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