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Dan Martin

Dan Martin

    IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
    IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams 'crazy' Fed
    IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday defended central bank rate hikes in a veiled rebuke to Donald Trump after the US president blamed "crazy"...
    As eSports grow, Chinese teams make themselves at home
    As eSports grow, Chinese teams make themselves at home
    Tucked away in a nondescript furniture mall, LGD Gaming's multimillion-dollar eSports home venue may not bring to mind Old Trafford or Yankee...
    Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop
    Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop
    Chinese music fans are bracing for a crackdown on hip hop after a rapper was apparently dropped from a popular singing programme, as reports...
    Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question
    Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question
    It's Malaysia's $700-million question. Who transferred massive amounts of cash into Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal bank accounts, and where is...
    Seismic changes? Blame the Three Gorges Dam
    Seismic changes? Blame the Three Gorges Dam
    Last October, a huge chunk of hillside broke free in this city on the Yangtze River, and the deafening landslide nearly knocked Wang Songlian's...
    China slams Nobel committee 'clowns' ahead of ceremony
    China slams Nobel committee 'clowns' ahead of ceremony
    China unleashed a fresh diatribe on Tuesday ahead of the ceremony honouring Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, calling the Nobel committee "clowns"...
    Golfers see 'exciting' time with Woods dethroned
    Golfers see 'exciting' time with Woods dethroned
    Lee Westwood's ousting of American superstar Tiger Woods as world number one has injected new excitement into a suddenly wide-open golf landscape,...
    With Twitter blocked, Chinese micro-blogging thrives
    With Twitter blocked, Chinese micro-blogging thrives
    When a huge mudslide swamped a Chinese town in August, killing at least 1 500 people, word first reached the world thanks to a digital...
    China rejects fence-mending meeting with Japan
    China rejects fence-mending meeting with Japan
    China on Tuesday ruled out prospects for fence-mending talks between its premier and Japan's leader this week in New York as the worst diplomatic...
    SA, China work towards strengthening ties
    SA, China work towards strengthening ties
    President Jacob Zuma met his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, on Tuesday for talks aimed at broadening the relationship between Beijing and Africa's...
    China flood toll tops 700 with conditions set to worsen
    China flood toll tops 700 with conditions set to worsen
    Flooding in China that has killed more than 700 people this year and inundated countless communities looks set to worsen as the country gets deeper...
    Quake in remote China region kills 400
    Quake in remote China region kills 400
    A strong earthquake hit a remote mountainous area of China on Wednesday, killing about 400 people and injuring thousands as it toppled mud-and-wood...