Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash

On July 1, Shanghai launched China's most ambitious garbage separation and recycling programme ever

Shabby South Africa ‘misses the boat’ at China trade fair

The South African pavilion was a ‘disservice to the country’ — and no one could speak Mandarin

Chaos and screams at Shanghai New Year stampede

At least 35 people were killed and 48 injured, according to city officials, during Shanghai's New Year celebration at the Bund.

Brics development bank a go

The largest emerging economies will push ahead with a $50-billion development bank to provide alternative funding for the Brics countries.

China: Seven hurt in stampede to see Beckham

Seven people were hurt in a stampede as hundreds of fans rushed to see football superstar David Beckham at an event in Shanghai.

Drogba arrives to warm welcome in Shanghai

More than 300 fans gathered in Shanghai to welcome Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba on his much-anticipated arrival on Saturday.

Apple wins first round to sell iPads in Shanghai

Apple has won round one of a trademark case against it after a Shanghai court ruled its iPads could still be sold in the city.

Beijing insists on use of real names on micro blogs

The Beijing city government has said that it will give users of micro blogs three months to register with their real names or face legal consequences.

One plus one must make two

A lack of women in China means an estimated 30-million to 50-million men will be without a wife in 20 years.

Chinese gaze in awe at rise in country’s billionaires

China may be struggling with growing income disparities, but when it comes to making a fortune, Chinese still believe that to get rich is glorious.

Chinese state-run media play down protest calls

China's state media on Monday dismissed a weekend web campaign for Middle East-style protests as "performance art", while also urging public patience.

Booming China on show to world at Shanghai Expo

Shanghai opened its multibillion-dollar World Expo to the public on Saturday, showcasing China's booming economy and resurgent national pride.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders