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Taiwan’s tricky place in the world
Taiwan’s tricky place in the world
As global uncertainty increases, so the Republic of China’s future becomes more uncertain
China’s uncertainties rattle Tencent
China’s uncertainties rattle Tencent
Chinese conglomerate Tencent is under increasing pressure after losing 40% of its value since the beginning of the year. Mooted causes for the...
Taiwan to hold mass independence rally in challenge to Beijing
Taiwan to hold mass independence rally in challenge to Beijing
Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets this week for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge...
‘They have taken our beautiful sand from us and left nothing’
‘They have taken our beautiful sand from us and left nothing’
It was with a heavy heart that Nassire Omar, a 60-year-old fisherman, moved away from his old home in the coastal village of Nagonha in northern...
IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for...
FT journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong
FT journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong
A leading Financial Times (FT) journalist has been given seven days to leave Hong Kong as a backlash mounted Monday against an...
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. ...
China mum on missing Interpol chief
China mum on missing Interpol chief
China remained silent Saturday over the disappearance of the head of Interpol, deepening the mystery over the international police chief's fate...
Ramaphosa constructs big plans
Ramaphosa constructs big plans
President Cyril Ramaphosa wants to turn South Africa into a “construction site” as part of his ambitious plan to drag the country out of its...
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
Lourenço’s first year: Angola’s transitional politics
João Lourenço’s first year in office has been marked by notable reforms and the consolidation of power. If ordinary Angolans are to benefit...
Trump's tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports kick in
Trump's tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports kick in
Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on another $200-billion of Chinese imports took effect on Monday, escalating a trade war between the world's top...

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