Gene editing scandal: CRISPR Cas9 method does not cause mutations in monkeys, study finds
India gears up for first Chief of Defence Staff in face of China, Pakistan threat
China launches PR blitz to combat ‘foreign interference’ in Hong Kong
Singapore hotels cheer as Hong Kong protests fuel Chinese tourism boom
Revealed: US Army’s urgent plan to secure rare earths for weapons
China is world’s biggest jailer of journalists as attacks on press freedom go on, watchdog says
Malaysian PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim to be questioned by police over claims he sexually assaulted aide
Boris Johnson resorts to publicity stunts as UK election becomes ‘tight fight’
China, US decoupling ‘unthinkable’ says former commerce minister
Singapore property: oversupply of flats is the result of government penalties, key developer says
Security guard fighting for his life after armed robbery at Hong Kong restaurant in Kwun Tong
Beijing says Taiwan’s anti-infiltration bill causing ‘alarm’ for investors
Hong Kong police offer HK$800,000 reward for information to find killer of cleaner hit by brick during clash between protesters and Sheung Shui residents
Chinese boy, 10, left by father to beg at railway station as punishment for not finishing his homework
Dozens more Chinese arrested in Malaysia’s Ipoh for online scam, weeks after major bust in Putrajaya
Trump campaign shares video depicting president as Thanos, the ‘Avengers’ villain who meets deserving fate
Hong Kong protests and Typhoon Mangkhut prove to be perfect storm for Ocean Park as deficit more than doubles to US$72 million
Are Chile’s frontline protesters heroes or vandals?
Test flight: world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft is actually 62 years old
White Island: why were tourists allowed to visit New Zealand volcano?
It’s snow joke: Colombia threatens to sue over cocaine Christmas jumper
Does America want billionaire Bloomberg as president? New poll says he is unpopular
White Island: horrific accounts of injuries and rescue efforts after New Zealand volcano erupts
Parliament to scrutinise Canada-China relations in defeat for Trudeau
Chinese photo agency websites go dark over licence violations
US-China trade deal deadline ‘likely to be missed’
UBS staff brings festive cheer to charity beneficiaries in Hong Kong with Christmas party
Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou wins Canada court fight to see more documents related to her arrest
Chinese state media joins rural life blogger Li Ziqi’s millions of followers
Will Thailand’s Future Forward party survive a Prayuth government?
US-China trade war fallout among crucial factors that will ripple into next decade, analysts say
Overseas experts advising police watchdog on Hong Kong protests quit their jobs as disagreement over powers remains unresolved
Six killed in New Jersey shoot-out, including policeman
China cuts prices for 70 more drugs after talks with pharmaceutical firms
All eyes on President Xi Jinping as Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam heads to Beijing to collect her report card
Rohingya atrocities: US sanctions Myanmar military chief Min Aung Hlaing
US-Mexico-Canada trade deal signed after political breakthrough
China’s new chief climate negotiator takes helm at UN summit in Madrid
Hong Kong Polytechnic University to reopen to some staff and students, weeks after its descent into protest war zone
Over 300 Saudi military aviation students grounded in US after Navy base shooting
Chinese corporate bond defaults to surge to a record high in 2020 as government rescue is no longer guaranteed, says Fitch
Samsung: China smartphone factory closure leaves local community counting the cost
Hong Kong protests: City must realise its true value to China to weather the political storm
The US-China telecoms battle will hurt 5G roll-out and technological innovation, experts say
Taiwan invites US military observers to computer war games during annual Han Kuang exercises
Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai buys US$10 million stake in G2 Esports
Duterte to lift martial law in southern Philippines as security forces lower terror threat
Belgian boy genius Laurent Simons, 9, drops out of university
US-China decoupling could offer a surprise profit for investors, UBS money managers say
Chinese migrants caught hiding in washing machine and other appliances while trying to cross US border
WTO in last-ditch bid to save ‘Supreme Court of world trade’
U2’s Bono urges Rodrigo Duterte to respect human rights, ahead of Manila concert on Joshua Tree Tour
Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dies aged 61
US exit from Afghanistan would leave the way clear for China to increase its influence in the region
‘Mountain of mistrust’ blocking US-China interim trade deal
Hong Kong’s outgoing district councillor launches legal bid to invalidate election in his constituency after losing his seat to pro-democracy contender


US Democrats unveil impeachment charges against President Donald Trump
New Zealand volcano: 2 Hongkongers believed to be among those missing following White Island’s eruption
Abiy Ahmed, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, says militants, global powers threaten stability in Horn of Africa
China’s rare nod for Korean war film seen as boost to nationalism
In India, protests over new citizenship bill as Muslims fear further persecution
Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo kicks off at Victoria Park amid protest threats and weakened consumer sentiment
China cancels trade visit to Sweden over detained bookseller Gui Minhai’s free speech prize
China hands over cases of detained Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig to prosecutors
Vietnam’s richest man is spending US$2 billion to sell electric cars to Americans
Hong Kong think tank proposes mega science hubs for city amid dearth of joint research projects
Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen denies ‘using’ Hong Kong protests for election
Is patience wearing thin for foreign firms in Hong Kong after months of protests?
Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad says he’ll hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim after Apec 2020
Bigger than BTS? Why South Korean millennials fell for Pengsoo the giant penguin
Six dead after gunman goes on shooting spree in Czech hospital waiting room
Hong Kong electricity bills to increase by up to 5.2 per cent in 2020 as HK Electric and CLP Power required to adjust fuel mix
Hong Kong mask ban: court refuses government request to suspend earlier ruling that it was unconstitutional
Coding is child’s play in China, where an 8-year-old is a tutor
China airs tighter content rules to rein in live streaming, rap and comedy shows
Sydney’s smoke alarms are going off as Australian bush fires rage
Hong Kong protests: students and teacher still in custody as city’s leader Carrie Lam tells schools to stop pupils taking part in ‘illegal activities’
Child sex ring role brings down senior cop in China
China’s investments the least popular of its diplomacy efforts in South and Central Asia, report suggests
Japan aims to double Wagyu beef production by 2035 as international demand skyrockets
Can Laos profit from China rail link despite being US$1.5 billion in debt?
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam dismisses rumours of cabinet reshuffle ahead of Beijing trip, saying her first priority is to restore law and order
Here are the Russia probe conspiracy theories debunked by the DOJ inspector general report
New Zealand volcano: why White Island erupted with no warning
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam reveals apology to defeated pro-Beijing candidates after district council elections
Chile military plane with 38 disappears on Antarctica mission
New Zealand volcano: White Island death toll expected to rise to at least 13 after ‘no signs of life’
The Ivanka friendship with Christopher Steele, the ex-spy behind that notorious ‘dirty dossier’ on President Trump
China is not a threat, Xi Jinping tells new European Council President Charles Michel
Young, low-income Malaysians are living beyond their means and drowning in debt, World Bank says
As high-rollers flee, Macau’s bad year is turning out to be not just another blip in the history of China’s sole legal gambling hub
Chinese trans woman brings landmark equal employment rights case over her sacking
Amazon, Microsoft execs call for closer alliance between Pentagon and big tech
Postal Savings Bank of China makes tepid trading debut in Shanghai as investors collectively shun banking industry
Fine by me: the Hong Kong quiz that slaps penalties on competitors for all manner of misdemeanours
Hong Kong bombs: school where IEDs were found says no evidence linking devices to students or staff
China’s pork price jumps 110 per cent, sending consumer inflation rocketing to eight-year high
Once hailed as democracy hero, Aung San Suu Kyi now faces Hague to answer for Myanmar’s Rohingya genocide
Hong Kong says new technology is protecting city against extreme weather on scale of Typhoon Mangkhut
SEA Games: foreign tourist surge to Philippines sees rising risk of sex trafficking
No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get Unesco status
Even the happiest places in Hong Kong have their problems
British-era paddock with links to Hong Kong’s first dairy in Pok Fu Lam faces survival threat from government’s public housing plan
Doting orca grandmas help raise young killer whales
Young adults in Hong Kong public housing less happy than their counterparts in private flats, new survey finds
Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dead at 34
Seoul slams Japan’s ‘flag of hatred’, as it calls for ban of Rising Sun flag at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
In the crosshairs: Chinese drones a target for US ban as security risk
Meet Finland’s new leader Sanna Marin, 34, who’s about to become world’s youngest PM
Golden Globes nominations: Netflix dominates with Marriage Story and The Irishman
Boris Johnson under fire after grabbing reporter’s phone when shown photo of sick boy
Chinese scientists raise alarm about LCD screen pollution
US$120,000 banana wall at Art Basel vandalised with Jeffrey Epstein message
Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelensky meet for the first time in aim to end Ukraine war


Taiwan’s KMT opposition accuses President Tsai Ing-wen of ‘paying lip service’ to Hong Kong over failure to pass refugee law
Paul Volcker, former chairman of US Federal Reserve, dies at age 92: report
US warplanes on Beijing’s radar in South China Sea, American air force chiefs say
Russian TV production echoes China’s line on Hong Kong protests
Hong Kong protests: petrol bomb attacks on city’s courts widely condemned with those responsible branded ‘criminals not genuine protesters’
Modi’s new citizenship law ruling out Muslim migrants sparks fear, panic and protests in India
Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific unveils energy-efficient digital flight and weather application replacing paper manuals
Bomb disposal officers deployed in Hong Kong after two suspected home-made devices found on slope
China says it will ‘normalise’ Xinjiang camps as Beijing continues drive to defend policies in mainly Muslim region
Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo to double number of security guards and check visitors before entry amid ongoing protests
Former Swedish ambassador to China indicted over meetings to discuss Hong Kong bookseller
In black and white: Berlin Zoo reveals twin panda cubs are boys called Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan
Hong Kong homebuyers scramble for new batch of subsidised flats – with HK$5.29 million home snapped up in 30 minutes
Hong Kong protests: gunman to be staged at strategic site to ‘slaughter’ police officers, court hears
China’s pig numbers rise but supplies still tight before Lunar New Year holiday, agriculture ministry says
Singapore gets fighter jet unit on Guam as US, facing China threat, lauds closer ties with allies
1MDB trial: Malaysia’s Najib Razak explains luxury purchases in court
Survey reveals widening rift between generations of Hongkongers over anti-government protests
Pro-business Liberal Party calls for HK$10,000 consumer vouchers to help Hongkongers withstand protest-driven economic downturn
Shanghai university investigates professor over alleged sexual assault of student, as social media post goes viral
At least 5,600 retail jobs to go in Hong Kong and 7,000 firms to fold in coming six months as protests land heavy blow on economy, survey finds
Japanese man, 61, kept dead father’s body for a month as he was scared to be alone
Hong Kong dollar peg: why the city’s linked exchange system is an important buffer against financial crisis
China’s top diplomat Wang Yi says Beijing will back Myanmar to resolve its problems
Communist Party to reopen death in custody case after police officer claims he was scapegoat
Chinese library sparks outrage over report staff burned ‘banned books’
Chinese pilot turns plane round on runway to let bereaved couple leave flight
China combines three oil pipeline networks into a single operator in much-anticipated merger to improve efficiency in state sector
Hyderabad rape suspects were shot dead by police: swift justice or criminality?
Japanese Empress Masako celebrates 56th birthday, recovering from stress illness despite increased scrutiny
Macau dismisses suggestion high-profile Americans were barred in retaliation against US’ protests-backing Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
Large European firms sidestepping ‘futile’ tariffs, not moving from China to US, survey suggests
China’s third-wealthiest man is set to become US$2 billion richer, thanks to the record dividend payout at his property company
Singapore’s property oversupply could take years to clear as developers call for curbs to be eased
South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi crowned 2019 Miss Universe
The place we call home can’t just be somewhere we make money, it has to make us feel like we belong too
Hong Kong’s battered universities work to recover from turmoil that turned them into battlegrounds between protesters and police
Western democracy and the Chinese model have one thing in common: both are flawed
New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupts with about 100 tourists in the area
Tranquillity descends on once-bustling Cha Kwo Ling, as Hakka villagers await news of changes to come
Hong Kong: a city locked in stalemate with no end in sight
Day out with shoe designer Jimmy Choo in Kuala Lumpur among prizes in Kowloon Shangri-La’s Operation Santa Claus draw
Why Facebook and Google must do more in Southeast Asia to combat fake news
Hong Kong protesters stay at home as citywide strike turns out to be non-event, day after hundreds of thousands took to streets in peaceful protest
Hong Kong police halve the number of parking tickets issued as protests take toll on traffic enforcement
Hong Kong will never be Macau. Beijing’s comparison of the two shows it is in denial
Four people admit guilt in landmark Chinese hate speech case in South Africa
Holiday season brings little cheer for Hong Kong businesses hit hard by months of protest turmoil
K-pop alcohol ads face ban in South Korea amid rise in underage drinking
French officials meet to discuss pension reforms on fourth day of major transport strike
US Justice Department watchdog expected to find Trump Russia probe valid
Saudi quietly scraps requirement for gender segregation in restaurants
Chicago-born rap artist Juice WRLD dies at 21
FBI presumes Florida navy base shooting was act of terrorism
Nato seminar cancelled as US objects to inclusion of anti-Trump academic speaker Stanley Sloan
Britain’s political parties in final push for votes ahead of Thursday’s crucial general election vote


After half a year of anti-government unrest, ‘800,000 marchers’ take to Hong Kong streets
Malaysian baby diagnosed with polio, in country’s first reported case in nearly 30 years
Truth is, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act changes nothing for protesters and their hopes
China confirms satellite launch after military rocket’s ‘dragon’s tail’ stirs online speculation
One country, two protests – two consequences?
China should slash business tax rates if it wants to compete with the United States, study says
PKR’s Anwar-Azmin power struggle deepens, threatening future of Malaysia’s ruling party
Hong Kong poised to award city’s own patents, catch up with rest of the world in honouring innovation and creativity
Chinese state media ‘terrorism’ documentaries seek to justify Xinjiang crackdown after US vote on human rights bill
Cocaine wrapped as Christmas gifts seized at Hong Kong airport, two men due in court
As its deadline for ‘bold decision’ from US looms, North Korea is ramping up the rhetoric again
Tens of thousands at Hong Kong protest on eve of six-month anniversary of anti-government unrest
America’s newest aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy christened as China boosts fleet
At least 43 killed as fire rips through Delhi handbag factory while workers slept
What Beethoven can teach Hong Kong protesters: tragedy is the flipside of heroism
Singapore pilot, 99, remembers wartime Hong Kong and being a Flying Tiger
Hong Kong police seize weapons including a handgun ahead of mass protest
The Chinese blacklist that companies pay US$2,500 an hour to avoid
China’s clampdown on illegal meat puts US$2 billion trade at risk
Britain’s election is getting nasty
Why Indonesia and Hong Kong must resolve issues faced by domestic workers
Taiwan’s minor political parties could play a major role in upcoming elections
Putin vs Zelensky: who will dominate in their first face-to-face meeting?
The US and China beware: trade war tariffs are a double-edged sword
Art Basel shock as ‘hungry artist’ eats US$120,000 banana on gallery wall
China’s exports fall again in November, as trade war continues to bite
Japan’s #KuToo movement says a high-heels dress code is workplace harassment
Meet the Chinese disabled woman who battled adversity to build a leading business
Hong Kong’s homeless, disabled and elderly – and the NGOs that help them – hit hard by protest crisis
Philippines’ dismal Pisa scores spark soul-searching over state of education
Why Chinese capital is venturing into Africa’s fintech future
As Canadians languish in Chinese jails, Meng Wanzhou blogs about her ‘hardship’
Police flood the streets after four killed, two injured in shooting near Mexico’s National Palace
Pentagon chief plans to shift US focus to military competition with China and Russia despite Middle East threat
‘Thank you Iran’: Donald Trump hails ‘very fair’ negotiation for rare prisoner swap
Fears for wider terror plot after mass shooting suspect filmed Saudi airman opening fire at Pensacola Navy base
French murder suspect awakes from coma after swallowing poison in courthouse
Democrats gather to prepare final impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump
North Korea’s UN envoy says denuclearisation is ‘off the negotiating table’ with United States
Olympic summit urges ‘toughest sanctions’ against those connected with Russian doping affair


Polls close in Bougainville after vote on independence from Papua New Guinea
China’s new PCL191 multiple launch rocket system casts shadow over Taiwan Strait
Heads of influential American business group in Hong Kong denied entry to Macau after opposition to extradition bill
Pro-Beijing supporters want Hong Kong district council elections recount and claim vote was ‘unfair and not transparent’
New Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang tells top Beijing officials that ‘hard and soft’ tactics will be used to thwart protest crisis
Former Chinese rights lawyer arrested for ‘inciting subversion’
Chinese-American Princeton scholar Xiyue Wang freed in Iran prisoner swap deal
Deported Indonesian domestic worker claims Hong Kong authorities made her strip in front of male doctor
The extent of Hong Kong’s crisis: let the numbers do the talking
France faces weekend travel chaos as strikes over pension reform, fuel tax continue
Not your usual day out for a tourist in Hong Kong: curious visitors join walking tours to see protests
Former Chinese officials warn tensions with US raise risk of ‘accidental conflict’
Rebuke for overseas experts who called for changes at Hong Kong’s police watchdog
Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho praised for his patriotism as Beijing university awards him honorary doctorate
COP25 summit: fossil fuel groups accused of trying to influence climate talks
Chinese farmers’ offer of free radishes for locals goes viral … costs them US$42,000
‘I just want a safe place to live with my son’: parents in Hong Kong share tear gas woes after months of protest clashes
Indian woman set on fire by alleged rapists in Uttar Pradesh dies
China should ‘show strength’ and address US demands, says leading reformist Li Ruogu
Buyers stay on sidelines at K. Summit as Hong Kong’s first home sale since November 24 district polls has a lacklustre start
Hong Kong protesters have cost government billions in tax dollars after trashing Legislative Council building in July
Hong Kong Airlines: government allows stricken carrier to continue flying after cash found to plug finances
British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait
Hong Kong budget deficit ‘unavoidable’ for two years, finance chief Paul Chan says
Japanese army demanded one ‘comfort woman’ for every 70 soldiers, documents show
New Delhi’s pollution crisis is a lesson to the world: politicians blowing hot air are not the solution to climate change
China’s deep sea prospectors may find key to marine heatwaves
Ayodhya aftermath: India’s Muslims split after top court’s ruling on disputed temple site
US President Donald Trump urges World Bank to stop lending money to China
Hong Kong schools fall victim to cyberattack, raising fears for private data of pupils
4B is the feminist movement persuading South Korean women to turn their backs on sex, marriage and children
They stole my mother’s organs: a Vietnamese human trafficking victim on going to the UK
Mexican drug cartels won’t be listed as terrorists by US yet as Donald Trump offers to ‘hold off’
Spike in demand for security guards built like bouncers, to protect Hong Kong’s protest-prone sites
Taiwanese public vote for chaos … in word of the year poll
China prisoner of its own propaganda in response to the US’ Hong Kong democracy act
Why are so many Vietnamese risking their lives with human traffickers to reach the UK?
Surviving Hong Kong’s political earthquake: what went right or wrong in district council elections for two winners and losing veteran from pro-establishment camp
A ‘private matter’ exposed after Chinese make-up vlogger speaks out about domestic violence
China’s one-child policy left countless children bereft. It can help to ease the pain of loss
After the landslide: Hong Kong’s pan-democrat district council winners talk inspiration, motivation and next steps
The Hong Kong protests have affected Taiwan’s election – but Beijing won’t back down
Anti-vaxxers’ claims fuel Samoa measles epidemic, with 63 deaths before Christmas
Sri Lanka wants its ‘debt trap’ Hambantota port back. But will China listen?
Myanmar set to face UN court over accusations of genocide against Rohingya
‘I am in despair’: Hard times for Hong Kong’s tourism workers as protests keep visitors away
Elon Musk did not defame British cave diver in ‘pedo guy’ tweet, jury finds
Nearly half of Britons would let Hongkongers with British passports live in UK, survey finds
Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan: Islamism’s new hope for Indonesian presidency?
Donald Trump takes aim at problem of toilets flushed ‘15 times’
Kyrgyzstan jails former PMs over China-linked graft
Hong Kong tensions trigger meetings with Canadian school principals, after anonymous pro-communist letter warns pupil of ‘consequences’
Top UK diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall quits over Brexit, saying she will not ‘peddle half-truths’
Margarita Gracheva’s husband chopped off her hands. Now she’s Russia’s voice against domestic violence
Teen who threw boy from London Tate Modern platform admits attempted murder, saying he wanted to be on TV
Despite Donald Trump’s attack on the international postal system, he might be in for a nasty surprise in the mail next year
No ‘arbitrary deadline’ in US-China trade talks, says White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow
Hong Kong-registered oil tanker attacked by pirates off Nigeria, 19 crew kidnapped


Shooter, two others killed in second deadly incident at a US Navy base in a week
Hundreds join Hong Kong rally against use of tear gas, as protesters’ group claims some of those exposed to smoke suffer rashes, diarrhoea or have coughed up blood
Drug police seize 75kg of cocaine worth US$11.5 million from gang in northern Hong Kong
China hopes to profit as US relationship with Japan and South Korea frays
In the UK, how would a Jeremy Corbyn government engage China and the Hong Kong protests?
Typhoon Kammuri flooding forces tens of thousands from their homes in Philippines
Over 50 polar bears gather outside village in Russia, as Arctic sea ice shrinks
On the defensive on human rights, China’s ambassadors go on the attack
German reunification once gave South Koreans hope. But that hope has faded
Trade war pushing Taiwanese firms back home, with reshoring raising island’s GDP growth rate
Hong Kong protests: court orders prosecutors to pay innocent Filipino dancer’s legal costs after arrest for unlawful assembly
Indonesian journalist blinded during Hong Kong protest takes legal action for police to name officer who shot rubber bullet
Tenants at Kai Tak cruise terminal say relief efforts not enough to overcome Hong Kong’s tourism slump
Sex scandal, fist fight set scene for Malaysia’s ruling PKR party AGM
Civil Human Rights Front vows to keep the peace at Hong Kong pro-democracy march, with police-protester diplomacy
Six-floor building collapses in Nairobi, Kenya, unknown number trapped in debris
Taiwan’s Kuomintang opposition party says it’s struggling to pay staff amid asset freeze
Chinese crematorium forced to reverse policy on handing ashes to relatives in bags after outcry
‘Supporting Taiwan independence’ ruled slanderous in China as actress Ruby Lin sues Weibo accuser
Australia fires merge into one massive blaze, threatening Sydney
Maldives looks for new deal on China debt
Three Hong Kong flats targeted in HK$850,000 blitz, as burglaries soar during months of protests
Fake news and echo chambers are the virus that preys on a divided society. But what is the cure?
Crackdown on unruly airline passengers begins next month following rule change
Scandal hits China’s star health care crowdfunding site Waterdrop
Singapore court fines Japanese man who fell asleep behind wheel, crashed into bus stop
China to exempt US soybeans and pork from tariffs
India police shoot dead 4 men accused of raping and killing vet, drawing cheers
Second-place China to overtake the US in global AI race in five to 10 years on current growth, report says
Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests resurgent as hundreds vent anti-government anger across the city
US Treasury, Federal Reserve agree there’s no need for America to issue a digital currency in the near future
China drafts new rules to prevent use of polluting plastics in agriculture
Indonesia to fire Garuda CEO over Harley-Davidson smuggling accusation
Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou talks Foxconn investment during US visit
Why Japan’s ‘parasite singles’ refuse to get married, stay living with their parents instead
Hong Kong’s three ‘mountains’ — the MTR, MPF and Link Reit – are now the foothills of an Everest of public discontent that Carrie Lam must climb
China tells Germany to butt out: No inquiry into Hong Kong police protest tactics
Hong Kong police chief urges protesters to reject violence ahead of Sunday’s major demonstration from Civil Human Rights Front
Philippine officials’ ‘crimes against humanity’ case against China rejected by international court
Festive family farming at Gold Coast Hotel to boost sustainable living in Hong Kong
Hong Kong airport faces decade of growth pain as CEO tackles protests, recession and falling revenue
Uber’s controversial tie-up with Hong Kong taxi firms pays off as monthly ride-hailing requests more than double since launch despite protests hammering city
From oil rigs to Wall St, HKEX chief executive Charles Li has seen it all – and is using his experience to diversify Hong Kong’s bourse
Uber riders report 3,000 sexual assaults in one year in US
Hong Kong’s street protests are hard work, yet taking the movement off the streets risks failure
Strike brings France to standstill as hundreds of thousands march in protest
Hong Kong Hospital Authority chairman urges greater powers for investigation into anti-government protests
Victor Fung feted for lifetime of achievements at top of honours list in 2019 DHL-SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards
‘Don’t mess with me,’ Nancy Pelosi warns when asked if she hates Trump after impeachment announcement
Company controlled by Hong Kong justice chief Teresa Cheng’s husband under investigation
China 2020 GDP growth target to be set at ‘around 6 per cent’ at top economic policy meeting
US$5 million reward offered for ‘Evil Corp’ hacker Maksim Yakubets, who has Russian spy links
Indian rape victim set on fire on way to trial by gang of men, including alleged rapists
Iran protest death toll may exceed 1,000, US says as it applies new pressure on Tehran
World is laughing at Donald Trump, Joe Biden says in viral video
Portugal resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 5G network
Boris Johnson uses Huawei phone for selfie after hinting at UK ban
Major Hong Kong anti-government rally and march get police permission


China hits out at ‘unilateralism and bullying’ after Nato calls it a strategic challenge
China’s economic clout welcomed by most of the world, but Asian neighbours remain wary: Pew survey
US House to draft impeachment charges against Trump, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces
Crisis-hit Hong Kong Airlines expecting substantial amount of money pumped for its survival by Saturday, CEO Sun Jianfeng says
China tightens diplomatic protocol in latest tit-for-tat since passage of US acts
Dozens of migrants trying to reach Spain drown as boat sinks off Mauritania
Chinese TV network apologises over death of Godfrey Gao
Hong Kong protests: teacher accused of assaulting man by pouring water on his head during citywide strike sees charge dropped
Out in 90 seconds: female urinals will halve peeing time for women, says Hong Kong Toilet Association
Identity theft: Chinese ex-soldier finds out about the 23-year career he never had
Hong Kong’s pro-government camp put in impossible situation by opposition’s futile bid to unseat city leader Carrie Lam
‘Trade war fatigue’ weighing on US-China business ties, but few expect December tariff hike to take place
Sun Hung Kai offers 421 flats in Kennedy Town and Central for rent, offering help to ease housing shortage as vacancy tax kicks in
South Korean man continues fight for father, 50 years after North Korea plane hijacking
German firms committed to Hong Kong but doubt political unrest will end soon
South Korea’s Moon Jae-in calls for China to play role in denuclearising North Korea
Philippine national power grid IPO can guard against China threat: senator
Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim says former aide’s sexual assault claim is ‘politics at its worst’
Hong Kong’s embattled MTR Corporation reveals it will incur HK$1.6 billion in costs from protests
Sexual grooming offence, changes to rape laws urged by Hong Kong law reform group
A dozen oil tankers have been idling off China’s coast for more than a month, holding the fate of global freight rates in their hands
Chinese journalists at struggling media group ‘have not been paid all year’
Taiwan not a top priority for Beijing because it’s too distracted, Taipei mayor says
Vibrations felt as 1.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Hong Kong near Cheung Chau island
Hong Kong protests: vandalised Festival Walk to remain closed until first quarter of 2020 for repairs, hitting retail and catering brands
Two children among six killed in Polish ski resort gas explosion
Hong Kong democrats must not make city a pawn in the US-China power struggle
China urged to free Canadian Michael Kovrig after year of detention
J-beauty giant Shiseido capitalises on ‘Made in Japan’ boom by building new factory near Tokyo
Chinese city to investigate after six people die from carbon monoxide poisoning after burning ‘clean coal’
China’s Silly Pig sticker fad brings home the bacon for creator
Serial offender spared jail over drugs charge after probation officer’s ‘surprising’ recommendation for leniency
Chinese man cleared of murder after 11 years in jail
Expat in Singapore accused of killing man with wine bottle charged with ‘religiously aggravated’ act
Dangerous chemicals found in park, sparking police probe into links with Hong Kong protesters
Pentagon denies ‘14,000 more troops plan’ for Middle East as Europeans rap Iran for working on nuclear-capable missiles
Numbers dwindle at lunchtime rallies in Hong Kong, but protesters vow to return in force for Sunday’s human rights march
Hong Kong property buyers fall in love with Malaysia’s Penang and stars like Aaron Kwok agree
Government’s dire warning over staggering Hong Kong population boom, and a woman fighting to be Father Christmas: headlines making the news 40 years ago
China ‘world’s worst’ for invasive use of biometric data
China’s man in Washington says US building ‘Berlin Wall’ against Beijing
Gunman ‘in uniform’ in shooting spree at Pearl Harbour base before suicide
Have Russian spies used French alps as a ‘rear base’ for secret missions?
Indonesia’s US$40 billion rail expansion could rival Hong Kong, Singapore while reigniting China-Japan rivalry
Sports charity gets children moving in day of fun and games, in support of Operation Santa Claus
Qantas to keep smaller fleet flying out of Hong Kong to limit HK$133 million impact of protests on business
Hong Kong firm’s cannabis promise to Cameroon casts spotlight on corporate laws
The Trump reality show: Nato edition
For struggling Hong Kong firms, rent cuts and return to peace more valuable than latest relief measures
In a world first, Japanese cosmetics company unveils a fibre spray-on skin
Did Beijing’s echo chamber render it deaf to Hong Kong’s distress?
Life Fitness enters race against Peloton for virtual exercise classes
Crazy rich Asians trail peers in North America, Europe on charitable spending as wealth erodes
Leak reveals Hong Kong firm’s failed multimillion-dollar cannabis plan for Cameroon
Melania Trump wades into impeachment fight to defend teen son
China’s ethnic groups face end to affirmative action in education, taxes, policing
Leave politics and trade concerns out of climate change fight, advocates warn
Suzhou joint industrial park hailed as Singapore steps up China cooperation
Hong Kong ‘paying the price’: number of crimes solved hits 10-year low, as police divert manpower to protests
China spends US$29 billion on its pampered pets as birth rate slows
‘Naturally fatty’ foie gras cooked up by French scientists
Why the US should join China in future-proofing AI technology
Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe survives close encounter with sun to send home surprising findings
US policeman under investigation for fondling dead woman’s breasts
Canadian driver thinks he put an injured dog in his back seat; it was a coyote
George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen he shot and killed
Former US envoy says Chinese officials anticipate ‘partial decoupling’ of the nations’ economies
Fiery disagreements as Donald Trump impeachment hearing opens
Nato allies single out China and its policies as a strategic ‘challenge’
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