False alarm sparks full-scale ‘harbour rescue’

Victoria Harbour witnessed some dramatic scenes on Friday afternoon with circling helicopters, speed boats, and dozens of ambulances on standby, before authorities admitted it...

Lasers reportedly used on Australian navy pilots

Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported on Wednesday, with informal...

US trade war: China’s Xi Jinping denies a ‘clash of civilisations,’ calls racial supremacy...

Chinese President Xi Jinping declared Wednesday there was “no clash” of civilisations and denounced racial supremacy as “stupid” amid tensions with the United States...

Alibaba is said to weigh raising R288bn via second listing

Alibaba Group is considering raising $20bn (R288bn) via a second listing in Hong Kong after a record-breaking 2014 New York market debut, according to...

The eternal city welcomes the eternal Red Emperor: Italy’s embrace of Beijing is a...

Last week, Xi Jinping travelled to Europe and in Italy he was warmly welcomed by Deputy Prime Minister Luigi di Maio. The 32-year-old politician is...

China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in US gesture

by Ryan McMorrow China announced Monday it will launch a crackdown on all fentanyl-like substances from May 1 following US pleas for Beijing to control a...

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