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November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 96

November 27, 2017 6:05 AM Miss South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 102

November 4, 2017 9:03 AM Donald Trump embarks on marathon tour of Asia

US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. The trip comes at a time of heightened tensions with North Korea over its nuclear programme and missile tests. Mr Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger 95

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant

IVORYCOAST-ELECTRICITY/:Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant SOUBRE, Ivory Coast, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country's electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, has emerged from a decade-long 121

November 1, 2017 1:16 PM Western Naval Base takes delivery of four class defence boats

The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul on Tuesday commissioned four Chinese defender class boats for use by the Ghana Navy. The four boats constitute part of a grant from the Chinese government to Ghana to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces. They were named after four former Chiefs of Naval staff who throughout their career offered distinguished service 164

October 31, 2017 11:12 AM 2017 Global Probiotic Capsules Market: BioGaia, Chr. Hansen and Danisco (Dupont)

Global Probiotic Capsules Market: This market research report focuses on Past-Current Size, Shares, trends & Forecast to 2022. Global Probiotic Capsules Market Report illustrates the present development status of Probiotic Capsules along with the growth of Probiotic Capsules expected during the forecast period during 2017-2022. Probiotic Capsules Market 94

October 27, 2017 12:29 AM All on line for Young Matildas

MILDURA soccer export Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates are one step away from the World Cup despite an Asian Championship semi-final loss. Mildura’s Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates need to beat China tomorrow to make the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup. MILDURA soccer export Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates 104

October 26, 2017 4:20 AM Urban rush – of migration and food security

Migration, as a growing phenomenon, is a critical determinant in shaping global economic, political and social policies. And while migration has been a source of economic and cultural benefits, the recent global trends are indicative of the travesties faced by populations, who migrate due to lack of food security and conflict. A large share of migrants 121

October 26, 2017 1:24 AM Minimum Salary Threshold of 18 Chinese Provinces Raised

A total of 18 provinces in China have raised the minimum salary threshold as of Monday since the beginning of this year, in a bid to protect low-incomers’ interests, People’s Daily Online reported. The minimum salary thresholds for Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai have exceeded 2,000 yuan ($302) a month, among which Shanghai tops the list by 2,300 yuan ($347). According 115

October 25, 2017 3:21 AM Vietnam in Group D of AFC U23 Championship 2018 finals

A draw for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship 2018’s final round took place in China on October 24. Vietnam’s U23 squad is placed in Group D with Syria, Australia, and the Republic of Korea. The host China is in Group A together with Oman, Uzbekistan, and Qatar. Palestine, Thailand, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and Japan 136