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The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19

The West’s perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed

How China broke the chain of infection

As information about the coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organise an immense campaign against its spread

China expels Wall Street Journal reporters over ‘racist’ headline

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the Journal op-ed — titled China is the Real Sick Man of Asia — had a "racially discriminatory" and "sensational" headline

Clashes after peaceful crowd takes Hong Kong message to US consulate

Hong Kong is a major international business hub thanks to freedoms unheard of on the mainland under a 50-year deal signed between China and Britain

Trump warns Tiananmen-style Hong Kong crackdown would harm trade deal

The US president's comments came as Washington and Beijing look to revive pivotal high-level talks aimed at ending their trade war.

Hong Kong’s summer of rage now a war of attrition

What began as a mass display of focused opposition to a planned extradition bill has evolved into something deeper, wider and far angrier.

China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce

The negotiations in the financial hub will be the first face-to-face discussions since President Trump agreed to a truce with President Xi Jinping

Hong Kong leader condemns ‘extremely violent’ protests

The semi-autonomous financial hub has been thrown into crisis by weeks of massive demonstrations

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

The long-running trade war between the world's top two economies looked poised to dominate the agenda of the group of 20 summit

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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