Kuniao web browser peeks over China’s Great Firewall but it’s no VPN, expert says
China economy woes leads Beijing’s top policymakers to seek advice from noted economists
One dead, 300,000 without power in France after heavy snowfall
Compel Chinese companies listed in US to disclose party links, Congress urged
Japanese ‘spy’ detained in China last month allowed to return home
Hong Kong travellers unfairly steered towards tour companies’ own insurance plans, says Consumer Council
China demands UK authorities investigate after Hong Kong minister falls in confrontation with London protesters
Chinese professor ‘harassed’ by ICBC bank staff after accidentally exposing its Taiwan-free map
US pushes South Korea to pay for troops, keep intelligence sharing with Japan
China, US push global debt towards record US$255 trillion as trade war continues to impact global economy
Beijing’s South China Sea stance and US ‘truancy’ set to headline Asean defence meeting
Hong Kong protests: civil servants told they will face disciplinary action if they are arrested while taking part in unlawful public activities
Prabowo looks to deepen ties with Malaysia as Indonesia bolsters military for new capital on Borneo
An independent inquiry is still the only way to end the protests and keep Hong Kong’s story from ending tragically
Amid Hong Kong anti-government protests, city’s economy expected to shrink 1.3 per cent for the year
Hong Kong protests: police treat death of 70-year-old cleaner as murder, saying he was struck by brick that was thrown with malice
Taiwan halts sale of Huawei phones that identify self-ruled island as part of mainland China
Dead pig infected with African swine fever washes ashore in Taiwan
Hong Kong court extends online messaging ban aimed at those inciting violence, which authorities say has had ‘very real and meaningful effect’
Chinese embassy backs students tearing down ‘pro-Hong Kong protest’ banners in South Korea
American Indian tribe the Makahs in 20-year battle to be allowed to hunt whales again
Selfie death: French tourist dies while trying to take photograph at Thai waterfall
Italy’s city of canals Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared
Five die at Chinese wedding after drinking home-made wine containing industrial alcohol
Hong Kong protests: lunchtime demonstrations extend across city with hundreds of people blocking roads
Kissinger warns US and China their conflicts will be ‘catastrophic’ unless they settle their differences
Hong Kong protests: Disney cast member, Australian tutor, and politician among those charged in connection with lunchtime demonstration
How #MeToo was used for gameplay in US reality series Survivor
McDonald’s runs out of food and supermarkets shelves are emptied as Hong Kong protests leave one town in state of semi-isolation
US trade adviser Kudlow says China trade deal in final stages after Beijing insists on tariff cut
Worsening levels of violence in Hong Kong protests has supporters questioning radical actions – but government still blamed for trouble
Hong Kong needs a new chief executive and a new start. Let it be John Tsang
With an on-campus kitchen, a production line making petrol bombs and a training camp to practise throwing them, Chinese University has become a base for Hong Kong’s radical protesters
Prince Harry and Meghan to miss Christmas with the queen for time with duchess’s mother Doria Ragland
Healthy eating and balanced diet served up by Caritas Jockey Club Lok Yan School’s CMC Food Lab, funded by Operation Santa Claus
Hong Kong protests: partial reopening of Tolo Highway comes with conditions as activists issue election ultimatum
Fiery Hong Kong student protests evoke memory of South Korea’s own 1987 June Struggle
Taiwan presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu says ‘no peace deal with Beijing until threats end’
US President Donald Trump’s impeachment hearing TV audience lower than for Kavanaugh or Comey
Carrie Lam has lit Hong Kong ablaze. A failure to hold district council elections would be the final betrayal
Facing impeachment, Donald Trump test-drives Boring Trump
We’ll be back: mainland Chinese students continue to flee but hope to be back in Hong Kong soon
Terminator versus pad man: for Sri Lankan voters, a tough choice
Scientists to test anti-ageing pill on dogs in largest-ever study of canine longevity
From Hong Kong to the military: the Communist Party’s top new talking points
Hong Kong justice secretary Teresa Cheng injured in London while surrounded by protesters
US likely to extend limited export waiver for Huawei
Huawei and ZTE ‘cannot be trusted’, US Attorney General William Barr says, backing ban from US$8.5 billion fund
Ex-Herbalife executives Li Yanliang and Yang Hongwei charged in US with bribing Chinese officials
US senators urge passage of Hong Kong democracy bill, as violence in city rises
World’s first ‘vagina museum’ to open in London
Nancy Pelosi accuses Donald Trump of bribery as impeachment probe intensifies
Hong Kong protests: elderly man hit on head by brick during clash in Sheung Shui dies while two others hurt in separate incidents remain in critical condition
Bus, stopped? Why BYD’s electric bus operations may be cut short in the US
At least five wounded in California school shooting
Impeachment threat against Donald Trump puts grand trade deal with China at risk, US experts say
Hong Kong protests: government under fire from across political spectrum for inaction as radicals take over campuses, close Cross-Harbour Tunnel, block roads and firebomb rail tracks
Xi Jinping again backs Hong Kong police use of force in stopping unrest


Oldest captive white rhino in the world dies in French zoo
If China puts troops in Hong Kong, Washington should suspend the city’s trade status, US commission says
Hong Kong barristers condemn arson attack on court building, calling it ‘corrosive’ to rule of law
North Korea rebuffs US offer of nuclear talks in December
Is Beijing ready to step in to stop Hong Kong protests?
Hong Kong curfew rumours sweep cyberspace as ‘exclusive’ from China’s Global Times fuels the fire
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper starts second Indo-Pacific tour with bid to counter Chinese power
Hundreds of Taiwanese students head home after campus clashes in Hong Kong
Hong Kong protests: man beaten by baton-wielding gang in Sheung Shui
Investigators release call records linking MH17 suspects to top Russian officials
China stands firm on demand that US lifts tariffs to reach trade deal
Singapore massage chair tycoon in consortium talks for digital banking licence
Chinese police say two of nine children abducted by ‘Aunt Mei’ traffickers have been found
South China Morning Post’s Eat Drink Asia and Inside China Tech podcasts win big at Asia Podcast Awards
Climate change poses lifelong risk to children’s health, experts warn
Hong Kong protests: failure of students’ court bid to bar police from Chinese University campus has sent alarm bells ringing in academic circles. But what does it means for future?
Australia issues guidelines for universities on foreign meddling amid China fears
Police ban takes the parade out of Hong Kong’s pride celebrations, amid violent protests in the city
Cirque du Soleil founder charged for growing cannabis on private atoll
Malaysia signs South Asia palm oil export deal, giving industry a boost amid India boycott
Chinese law professor falls foul of online backlash over posts defending Hong Kong protesters
Philippines deports 312 Chinese, detains 36 Japanese in crackdown on phone scams
US defence chief heads to Seoul to save security alliance to counter North Korea and China
Hong Kong protests prompt Citigroup to warn employees to avoid ‘dangerous situations’ after banker arrested
Ex-Isis militants arrested in Indonesia after Medan suicide bombing
Cathay Pacific to delay delivery of four new Airbus planes as it battles fallout from Hong Kong protests
Donald Trump ‘too busy’ to watch impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency
‘Depressed and unemployed’: China’s rights lawyers battle disbarment
Thai court shooting: clerk who killed gunman charged with murder
Distant space ice world gets new name after first one had a Nazi connection
‘Protectionism and bullying’ hurting world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping tells BRICS summit
Mars here we come: China completes lander test for 2020 mission
Ceasefire reached to halt Gaza fighting, but Israel says targeted killings to continue
Indonesia allows Sam Rainsy to arrive from Malaysia, as Hun Sen releases Cambodian dissidents
Chinese tourists say ‘I do’ to low-cost European holidays in Serbia
A Soviet spy in the royal court, a ‘Democracy Wall’ in Beijing, and a lucky cat with a taste for the high life: headlines from 40 years ago
Hacker who crippled Mexican state-owned oil company’s computers demands US$5 million ransom
Deadly clashes rock Bolivia after new interim president’s first day in office
Indonesia targets niqab and 167 Islamic books to counter rising tide of extremism
India’s shock RCEP exit makes domestic economic reforms more urgent
Facebook removed 5.4 billion fake accounts this year
Japanese Emperor Naruhito will spend the night with sun goddess in final accession ritual
China’s economic slump continues as manufacturing slows sharply and investment growth hits 20-year low
Charity project aims to help Hong Kong children with paediatric rheumatic diseases fly high
Alibaba’s Hong Kong secondary listing gives Asia’s Taobao users a chance to own stakes in China’s biggest technology champion
Chinese University: how a scenic seafront campus in northern Hong Kong became a fiery battlefield, scarred by petrol bombs and tear gas
A Hong Kong that writes off young protesters is writing off its future. Not that Carrie Lam will understand
Hong Kong protests: tear gas fired as city begins fourth straight day of mayhem with radicals vowing to stick to new strategy of weekday disruptions
Delhi smog hits ‘emergency’ levels as Britain’s Prince Charles visits
China updates patriotic education push to forge stronger national identity – including in Hong Kong
China’s huge mysterious extinct ape ‘Giganto’ was an orangutan cousin
Marco Rubio, sponsor of Hong Kong pro-democracy bill, claims ‘very significant progress’ on the pending legislation
China part of Brazil’s future, Jair Bolsonaro says as he and Xi Jinping sign transport and investment agreements
China’s economic success given ample plugging in new exhibition, while glancing over problems
Chinese tourists fill gap left by South Koreans as flights to Japan hit record
Ex-Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick plans 2020 US presidential bid
Taiwan police arrest man over Hong Kong watch robbery
India’s Ayodhya judgment: old scores have been settled but new wounds are likely to be opened
India’s Ayodhya verdict: can Modi harness religion for healing and reconciliation, not bitterness and bloodshed?
Venice ‘on its knees’ after worst flooding in more than 50 years
Chinese think tank becomes first government-linked body to predict 2020 growth will drop below 6.0 per cent
Greta Thunberg hitches catamaran ride back to Europe with Australian family
Donald Trump ignores impeachment to host Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan at White House
North Korea warns of retaliation against US-South Korea military drills
Hong Kong and Beijing scientists use gene editing to find cure for superbug
Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban, report says
US senators propose economic security strategy act to counter China’s rise
Hong Kong protests: city crippled for third straight day as radicals torch tunnel tollbooths, take over roads in 10 districts and vandalise train stations
Trump public impeachment hearings get underway in US, as president labels process a ‘witch hunt’
South Korean wartime sex slaves go to court to demand compensation from Japan


Donald Trump’s threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods just the ‘art of the deal’, analysts say
Cambodia’s exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy barred from flying to Indonesia
Hong Kong protests: more than fourfold surge in under two months in number of school students arrested
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau slammed for delay in suspending classes amid chaos in the city
Israel warns Islamic Jihad to stop Gaza attacks or ‘absorb more and more blows’
Reward Chinese soldiers in cryptocurrency, military mouthpiece says
Beijing’s plans to tighten its grip on Hong Kong could spell the end of China’s economic dream
Elderly Hong Kong man clings to life after hit in head by brick thrown by anti-government protesters during clash with residents in Sheung Shui
Veteran Taiwan politician James Soong to seek presidency in blow to Beijing’s hopes for unified challenge to Tsai Ing-wen
High Court denies injunction sought by Chinese University student leader to bar Hong Kong police from campus after days of clashes with protesters
Stay or go? Hong Kong’s international students pack their bags amid protest chaos
Missing Taiwanese professor Shih Cheng-ping detained in mainland China over ‘threat to national security'
Australia’s bush fires could take ‘many weeks’ to extinguish if there’s no rain
Deaths of Chinese finless porpoises on Yangtze River raise questions for conservation and fishermen’s rights
Cathay Pacific further lowers profit forecast over Hong Kong’s protest crisis as Asian aviation summit cancelled
Developers pick up Kai Tak’s most valuable harbourfront land plot at a discount as protests send property market into tailspin
Two pneumonic plague cases confirmed in Chinese villagers
Singapore’s anti-gay law 377A: was male prostitute habit of British civil service the real target?
China could ‘smooth over’ census data to meet growth target, achieve goal of doubling size of economy by 2020
River turns red with blood as South Korea culls pigs to curb African swine fever
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen urges Hong Kong’s leaders to pull city ‘back from the brink’
Spain’s Socialists reach coalition deal with far-left Podemos party
Killer elephant named after Osama bin Laden gets a job patrolling parks, renamed ‘Krishna’
At least seven killed in Kabul car bomb blast after Australian, American hostage swap deal with Taliban
Protest chaos leads to the most bank branch closings in Hong Kong’s history other than during typhoons
Economy in mind, Brazil’s ‘Trump of the Tropics’ Jair Bolsonaro softens tone on China
Pollution alarm as tourism businesses contaminate home of China’s hairy crab
Hong Kong protests: five Chinese University students charged with rioting over Monday’s disturbance on Sha Tin campus
‘Sliding into abyss’: Beijing’s top office in Hong Kong urges stronger crackdown against unrest
Chinese tourists’ Antarctica tour problems highlight market warming to off-the-beaten-path travel
China detaining Uygurs in nearly 500 camps and prisons, researchers say
Shenzhen opens centres for mainland Chinese students fleeing Hong Kong
US warship sails through Taiwan Strait in ‘routine’ operation
Hugh Grant and Guy Ritchie recreate 65-year-old photo of dads serving in Singapore
Overseas universities, not trade war, are the front line of China's rivalry with Western democracies
Suspected suicide bombing at police building in Indonesian city of Medan
Venice under water as 50-year ‘exceptional’ tide sweeps through Italy’s floating city
Hong Kong’s disadvantaged youth have access to sports photography programme funded by Operation Santa Claus
World’s first airport therapy pig hogs the limelight at San Francisco airport
From the Syrian civil war to Yemen to energy, China has a larger role to play in the Middle East
Hillary Clinton says she is being urged by ‘many, many, many people’ to run in 2020
Alibaba gets nod to sell shares in Hong Kong, in a secondary listing that catapults city back to the top of world’s IPO ranking
Hong Kong protests: city braces for third straight day of travel chaos
EU, alarmed by rising violence in Hong Kong, calls for ‘complete inquiry’ into protests and police behaviour
Hong Kong protests: ‘special police’ unit will be unveiled this week to ease pressure on embattled force, sources say
Indonesia must speak up against China on Uygurs. Look at what Gambia did for the Rohingya
Hong Kong’s hotel valuations drop, vacancy rates soar, as business travellers and tourists avoid city amid street protests
Chinese scientist Hongjin Tan pleads guilty in US court to stealing petroleum firm’s trade secrets
Smiling rubber duck at Auschwitz ignites online debate about photo ethics
The BRICS countries are building the blocks of a fair, multipolar world
Australian retiree’s 12-year jail term highlights Vietnam’s tightening grip on dissent
Ousted Bolivia leader Evo Morales arrives in Mexico, vowing to ‘continue the struggle’
China’s record Singles’ Day offers glimpse of future shopping trends as buyers embrace live streaming
Richard Branson apologises for using photo with only white people to celebrate South Africa project launch
Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing should be jailed for 1½ years, US prosecutors argue
Donald Trump takes swipes at China but says ‘phase one’ trade deal could come soon
US military warned about using China-owned TikTok app to recruit teenagers
Chinese troops head to Hawaii for joint disaster relief exercise with US military
Hong Kong anti-government protests: pitched battles on campuses as police say city verging on ‘brink of total breakdown’
US gun maker loses appeal against lawsuit over Sandy Hook massacre
Hong Kong policeman who shot protester did not deviate from guidelines, police say, adding that another officer who moved suspect was ‘unaware of injury’


Nepal protesters burn Xi Jinping effigies over China’s alleged border encroachment
Campus clashes as universities become new battleground in Hong Kong anti-government unrest
Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus violence
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden slams China censorship of his book, vows to put uncut version online
Bangladesh train crash kills 16, injures nearly 60 more
Chief Executive Carrie Lam vows Hong Kong’s district council elections to be held on time – despite mainland media calling citywide peace a prerequisite
Former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji’s son calls for reforms, not easing, to support growth
Russia’s Putin takes Netanyahu for a ride over jailed US-Israeli woman
Are Hong Kong’s buses the next target in protesters’ bid to cripple the city’s transport services?
Why Xi Jinping drew on Greece’s ancient past to forge future ties with China
Hong Kong anti-government protests: alleged ear-biter has suffered years of depression, court hears
China accuses US and Britain of hypocrisy over violence in Hong Kong
China’s surging pork prices leave limited leeway for interest rate cut to support growth
Selfie-taking tourist falls to her death from China’s Huashan Mountain
Three dead in Thai court shooting, including ex-PM Yingluck’s old lawyer
Taiwan and mainland Chinese aviation authorities row over extra flights for Lunar New Year
California, ‘ground zero for US-China relations’, feels the pinch as trade war tariffs hit American port traffic
Cambodia ‘playing with fire’ by cosying up to China, says opposition figure Sam Rainsy
Hong Kong’s anti-government protests hit rent prices at popular Lunar New Year markets
In Ayodhya, a temple in pieces waits to be built on long-disputed holy site
Hong Kong man who stuck sewing needles in KMB bus seats to injure passengers sentenced to two years in prison
Chinese schoolgirl, 7, recovers after boys force scraps of paper into her eyes
Makers of China’s record-breaking animation Nezha in plagiarism suit
Australia’s Qantas to drop Sydney-Beijing route amid stiff China competition
Chinese land deal in Guadalcanal ‘prevents access’ to site of World War II battle between US and Japanese soldiers
Afghanistan to swap Taliban militants for American and Australian professors, held captive since 2016
World Bank scales back Xinjiang project after claims of abuse at partner schools
Chinese man held after 51 children and three teachers burned in kindergarten attack
Militants retaliate with rockets after Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza strike
Singaporean couple on trial for murder of five-year-old son they kept in a cage
Hong Kong elections hinge on ‘return to peace’, People’s Daily suggests
The insider’s guide to the Trump impeachment hearings
Who can be ‘mini China’? Asian nations seek to capitalise on trade war but it’s not that simple
Anti-government protesters vow to stick with new strategy after increased weekday violence brings Hong Kong to partial standstill
Washington voices ‘grave concern’ over Hong Kong clashes, calls for restraint on all sides
Singapore rises as Hong Kong sinks in real estate investment returns for 2020
Why 660,000 ‘Dreamers’ like Carolina Fung Feng face an uncertain future in America, her home since she was 12
Hong Kong’s October stamp duty income jumps as non-resident property buyers pile in to pick up bargains amid oversupply
EMBA reveals other sides of business world
Empowering Hong Kong’s children to be masters of their own futures
Trump expected to delay EU auto tariff decision for 6 more months
Philippine business community reeling after deaths of titan John Gokongwei Jnr and magnate’s son Lucio ‘Bong’ Tan Jnr
As Hong Kong’s protests rage on, Xi Jinping’s meeting with Carrie Lam and China’s fourth plenum promise more interference
‘India-China business forum cancelled’ amid visa row
Tear gas fired in Hong Kong as transport chaos returns to streets for second consecutive day
Canadian hockey pundit Don Cherry fired after on-air rant about immigrants not wearing remembrance poppies
Mexico grants asylum to Bolivian leader Evo Morales amid massive protests and growing unrest
Two North Koreans allegedly murdered 16 men and fled to the South. Moon Jae-in is getting flak for sending them back
Myanmar accused of genocide against Rohingya Muslims at UN’s highest court
Taiwan security officials step up monitoring over fears mainland-based citizens will to influence election
No ‘Washington consensus’ on tough China policies says US academic Ezra Vogel
France, UK, Germany, EU ‘extremely concerned’ by Iran’s nuclear deal breach
British founder of group that trained Syrian ‘White Helmets’ found dead in Istanbul
Polish PM complains over ‘historical inaccuracies’ in Netflix Holocaust series The Devil Next Door
Why a small election in Kentucky is bad news for Donald Trump – and China
Boeing shares jump as company says 737 MAX should resume commercial flights in January
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites, hitting major milestones in rocket reusability
Hong Kong plunged into commuter chaos as protesters block roads and target rail services – with turmoil expected to continue for another day
Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli security forces on 15th anniversary of Arafat’s death
Student shot and man set ablaze in one of the most violent days of Hong Kong anti-government unrest yet
Hong Kong protests: shot student remains in critical condition after surgery to remove right kidney, part of liver and bullet as arguments rage over force used


British rocker Pete Doherty arrested again in Paris for assault a day after release on drugs charges
Tear gas fired on campuses for first time as student protesters battle police at Chinese University, Polytechnic University and University of Hong Kong
Police shooting exposes deep divide online between mainland China and Hong Kong
Since Beijing shunned waste imports, Hong Kong has deluged Southeast Asia with plastic
The problem with China’s ‘clean coal’ push is that there is no such thing as ‘clean coal’
Boost for Britain’s ruling Conservatives as Brexit Party drops electoral challenge
Xi Jinping hails Greece deals as model for Chinese cooperation with Europe
Turkey begins deporting foreign jihadists to US, Europe
Cooling sleeves and balloons: the items off-limits to Hong Kong-based Singles’ Day shoppers
Hong Kong police officer who shot protester receives death threats against children after personal details released online, force says
US aviation authority downgrades Malaysia’s air safety rating
Hong Kong father of two ‘burned alive’ after chasing protesters at MTR station in grisly act of violence police classify as attempted murder
Sydney region put on alert for ‘catastrophic’ bush fire threat
Privacy concerns over security checks in China’s Guangzhou metro stations
Vietnam jails 70-year-old Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges
Hong Kong university’s condemnation of attack on student fails to dispel mainlanders’ safety fears
Singapore court slashes abuser’s jail term after finding no link to maid’s blindness
Former Taiwan premier Chang San-cheng joins KMT ticket as vice-presidential candidate for 2020
What everyone, in the East and the West, has to learn about women and ageing
Transport disruptions continue across Hong Kong as protesters flood streets after student wounded by police live round
Cambodian teen ‘bride’ back home after eight-month ordeal in China
Rainsy’s in Malaysia, Sokha’s out of jail. Is Cambodia’s Hun Sen in a pickle?
Inside Cambodia’s brutal dog meat trade, which claims millions of animals each year
In new book, Donald Trump’s former UN ambassador Nikki Haley alleges disloyalty among some of president’s team
Myanmar hopes to be the next Asian winner of US-China trade war as Vietnam nears capacity
Xi Jinping reiterates rallying call to Chinese military, stresses need for Communist Party’s ‘grip’
Lucio Tan Jnr, son of Philippine-Chinese billionaire, dies aged 53
Waste from China’s e-commerce deliveries could quadruple to 41.3 million tonnes by 2025, green groups say
Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak will testify in his defence after judge rules first 1MDB trial will proceed
US President Trump wants Iran to return ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, but Tehran says its a ‘missing person’ file
Gay sex: is time finally up for Singapore’s Section 377A?
Hong Kong protests: calls for an amnesty or a pardon for those convicted must be resisted
The Romer’s tree frog: green group and scientists thrilled by endangered amphibian’s surprise appearance Tai Po wetlands survey
Canada’s music legend Neil Young wants US citizenship to vote in 2020, but his cannabis use is an issue
Hong Kong protesters must call a truce for the district council elections – or let Carrie Lam win the day
Watergate redux: Donald Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV, but who will be watching?
Hong Kong police No 2 Chris Tang expected to take over as city’s top cop next week
‘We are here, we are queer, we will never disappear’: Hong Kong’s LGBT migrants hold pride rally to push for better wages, rights and respect
Protester shot with live round in Hong Kong as chaos breaks out during Monday commute
Hong Kong NGO shows care homes how they can stop the misery of restraining elderly to beds, wheelchairs and even toilets
UN mission in Iraq proposes road map to bring an end to anti-government protest ‘bloodbath’
Political deadlock remains in Spain as far-right surge blunts socialists’ election win
From nirvana to starvation: the story of the Canadians who defended wartime Hong Kong
To gauge France’s South China Sea intentions, look at what it does, not what it does not say
Iran and Russia launch new phase in construction of second nuclear reactor
Under pressure, Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for new election amid protests and fraud allegations
Pressure mounts on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski over latest rape charge
A ‘phase one’ US-China trade deal will do little to bolster confidence shattered by deglobalisation
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Athens to ‘deepen cooperation’ on education, shipping and energy
League of Legends crowns Chinese team as world champions
Mercury to pass in front of sun on Monday for last transit until 2032, but stargazers in China out of luck
Some 500 US troops to remain in Syria, despite Trump’s earlier withdrawal announcement
Remembrance Day in Hong Kong briefly interrupted as anti-government protesters turn back on memorial and jeer Chinese national anthem
Hong Kong protests: flash-mob ‘shopping tours’, trashed train stations and shops, tear gas and water cannons as city enters sixth month of anti-government unrest


Iraqi leaders pledge reforms as protest deaths hits 319
Trade war hits demand but United Airlines sticks with US-China routes
Russian Napoleon enthusiast admits chopping up lover
Will China ever tire of Zimbabwe’s corruption and bad debt?
China’s air force turns 70 with tales of its dare-to-die Korean war pilots
Queen, politicians out in force as Britain remembers its war dead
Give peace a chance: Unrest brings new group together to find ways to help Hong Kong heal
Israeli farmers no longer welcome in Jordan after enclave land deal expires
Chinese media from 30 countries condemn attack on Xinhua offices in Hong Kong
Classes suspended at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as campus repairs to be carried out following ‘mass-scale malicious vandalism’
Beijing should give more details on Hong Kong national security plans, says former Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang
Singapore’s PM calls for support as ‘tough fight’ looms in coming election
China’s plan to reduce use of coal for heating in northern homes still facing problems, report says
Some Hong Kong protesters plan to give Taobao’s Singles’ Day a miss
Pollution scandal near China nature reserve at Tengger desert’s edge
Unopposed no more: Beijing’s ambitions in the South China Sea increasingly draw US attention
Protesters in Bolivia seize state-run media as tensions soar
Underprivileged teens to receive empowerment programme at HUB Hong Kong to be funded by Operation Santa Claus
Let’s face it, there’s no quick fix for Hong Kong’s anti-government protest crisis
Video of masturbating MP triggers Tunisia’s own #MeToo movement
Malaysian artists join opposition to Penang’s land reclamation project
Chinese investors take a shine to Greece ‘Golden Visa’ scheme
Flash mob protests spring up across five districts in Hong Kong and play cat-and-mouse with riot police
Hong Kong start-ups lack Shenzhen’s international focus, limiting opportunities, survey finds
Why Republicans are finding it hard to defend Donald Trump’s ‘perfect’ Ukraine call
Bitcoin is not real, and any purchase amounts to speculation, says ECB’s ex-chief as he pours cold water on cryptocurrency
Growing ‘suspicion’ in US of doing business with China, ex-US diplomat says
Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greeted by thousands at royal parade
Young voices in China’s environmental wilderness – and why they struggle to be heard
Sri Lankan killer Jude Jayamaha escapes death row with controversial presidential pardon
Chinese-born Philippine billionaire John Gokongwei Jnr, founder of Cebu Air, dies aged 93
South China Sea likely to be high on Asean agenda when Vietnam takes the chair
Hong Kong police and paramedics turn on each other at anti-government protest, as relations between emergency services continue to sour
The King’s Chinese: how Penang’s ‘Grand Old Man’ Yeap Chor Ee went from penniless barber to one of Asia’s richest men
Hong Kong protests: police officer reprimanded after he was filmed saying he would celebrate student Chow Tsz-lok’s death ‘with champagne’
Indian court’s ruling on Ayodhya case brings no closure for those scarred by deadly riots
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha released from house arrest
Hong Kong police watchdog does not have powers and resources to cope with scale of protests, say Independent Police Complaints Council’s expert advisers
Does US really care about Thai workers … or is it America First?
Hong Kong’s next chief justice: call to cast the net wider, consider top legal brains who are not sitting judges
When US hawks call China’s Communist Party a threat to world peace, it’s no longer just rhetoric
Indian tech giant Infosys hits out at whistle-blowers amid financial complaints
Hong Kong schools less popular with Chinese parents in Shenzhen
Safety fears after Philippines names Oxfam a front for communist terror
Need for national security law in Hong Kong becoming urgent, Beijing official says
At US$145,000, Malaysian homes get cheaper for foreign buyers. Will locals pay the price?
In Taiwan 2020 election race, the influence of mainland-based voters may be waning
Hong Kong is not, and never has been, a ‘stateless nation’. Indulging that fantasy could have disastrous results
Woody Allen settles US$68 million lawsuit with Amazon over cancelled movie deal
Trump set to release ‘very important’ transcript of first call with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday
Brazil’s freed leftist leader Lula da Silva rallies thousands of supporters at metalworkers’ union
US Republicans push for Joe Biden’s son to give evidence in Trump impeachment investigation
British Libertines frontman Pete Doherty fined €5,000 and released from Paris jail following cocaine bust
Donald Trump says China trade talks moving ‘very nicely’, claiming Beijing wants deal more than US
Turkish President Erdogan discusses ongoing Syria offensive with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin
The US and China can find middle ground and get past the trade war. Here’s how
French bishops approve payouts for victims of Church sex abuse, but survivors say it is not enough
Fuel shortage and price hikes squeeze protest-hit Lebanon as access to US dollars restricted
Four protesters killed and more than 100 wounded as Iraq security forces use live rounds against crowds
China’s new supersonic arsenal could give H-6N bomber force greater reach, military experts say
Hong Kong teenager has abortion following allegations she was gang-raped in police station, but force says investigation shows inconsistencies
Thousands gather for vigil in central Hong Kong to mourn death of student Chow Tsz-lok then disperse peacefully


US’ Pompeo slams Iran ‘intimidation’ of nuclear inspector as ‘outrageous’
Greece set to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping as EU, US look on with concern
Billionaire’s son Wang Sicong, who owes US$21.6 million, ordered to stick to the bare necessities
Bangladesh moves more than 300,000 people to safety as Cyclone Bulbul approaches
As Hong Kong protests rage on, barristers hit back at Beijing’s comments on the city’s judiciary and its responsibilities
Hong Kong protests: pro-government supporters call for city to return to peace and slam ‘cowardice’ of vigilante attacks
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam hosts Grand Bauhinia Medal ceremony behind closed doors in Government House
China-US rivalry on brink of becoming a ‘financial war’, former minister says
Thousands gather for rally in Tamar Park in Admiralty to mourn death of Hong Kong student
‘OK, boomer’: Gen Z’s sassy dig at old-timers says a lot with very little
Chinese prisoner who contracted HIV in prison wins US$14,000 payout
Is Donald Trump’s administration ceding Southeast Asia to an ever-aggressive China?
Hong Kong protests: 10 top reads as the city’s social unrest marks five months since it began
Muslims slam ruling as India’s top court grants bitterly-disputed holy site to Hindus
Attack on cameraman by Hong Kong protesters condemned by city’s media groups
United States wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue, envoy says
Hand of missing tourist found in belly of shark off Reunion Island in Indian Ocean
China expected to set annual cap on coal imports at 300 tonnes, industry leader says
As US troops leave Seoul, a peek inside Korea’s Yongsan military base
Sam Rainsy makes way to Cambodia as Hun Sen’s government vows to ‘destroy him’
Twitter spy case highlights tech giants face data risks from not just hackers, but also rogue employees
Scores of Chinese students flee Hong Kong over fears they will be attacked as anti-mainland sentiment sweeps through protesters in city
Hong Kong’s protests are part of the new great power conflict, but Chile’s are not. It’s all about the ‘rimland’
Ageing Hong Kong’s grim cancer numbers will rise, but there’s a silver lining: survival rates are improving, early detection helps
Hong Kong opposition camp slams arrest of seven lawmakers, accusing government of trying to stir up chaos so they can cancel district council elections
Can Beijing use lessons learned by Europe to ease South China Sea tensions?
Bolivia’s unrest grows as police join protests against President Evo Morales’ claimed re-election
China, Gandhi or RSS? The real reason India snubbed RCEP trade pact
One year on, China’s vision for own Nasdaq-style technology board draws praises and disdain
Master carpenter’s ancient Chinese skills are a YouTube sensation
Michael Bloomberg for president? Billionaire keeps options open with bid for Democratic primary in Alabama
Foreigners who fly in to join Hong Kong protests say they’re not interfering, just ‘showing solidarity across borders’
Open, friendly and rich. Modern China can learn from ancient Emperor Taizong
Hong Kong’s electric car owners hope private estates will use HK$2 billion subsidy scheme to build more charging stations
Chinese conservationists join project to restore Notre Dame after devastating fire
China’s in, but, without India, is ‘world’s largest trade pact’, the RCEP, still such a big deal?
Japan’s sake sellers eye China market as domestic demand shrinks
US reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000
US wants to repatriate WWII soldiers’ remains from China as part of move to strengthen military cooperation with Beijing
Philippines grants asylum to Iranian beauty queen who feared death if deported
Let them eat chicken? Why all options are on the table to solve China’s pork crisis
Bushfires tear through eastern Australia, leaving one dead and at least 100 homes razed
With the US-China trade war in its 16th month, will the Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza continue to shine?
French ex-model Valentine Monnier accuses Roman Polanski of raping her at Swiss ski resort when she was a teen
US and EU warn of danger from China and Russia on Berlin Wall anniversary
Chinese scientists test underwater drone designed for South China Sea
The Chinese who call South Africa home, despite the violence and xenophobia
Danger of escalating US-China conflict is heightened by advances in AI and quantum computing
Brazil braces itself for release of ex-president Lula da Silva
Senior French official accused of drugging women so he could watch them urinate
Chinese banks sue Anil Ambani, brother of Asia’s richest man, over US$680 million in unpaid loans
Donald Trump says he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on China, despite earlier reports