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April 2, 2018 8:17 AM China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn

China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports in March. The tariffs affecting some $3bn (£2.1bn) of imports kick in on Monday. Beijing said the move was to “safeguard China’s interests and balance” losses caused by new US tariffs 658

March 29, 2018 9:46 AM Ex Chinese vice mayor sentenced to death for corruption

Zhang Zhongsheng, the former vice mayor of Luliang City in north China’s Shanxi Province, was sentenced to death on Wednesday for taking bribes of more than 1 billion yuan (US$159 million), a court said today, according to Xinhua news agency. Zhang’s personal assets will be confiscated, according to the Intermediate People’s Court of Linfen City in Shanxi 120

February 25, 2018 12:30 PM China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023

China’s governing Communist Party has proposed removing a clause in the constitution which limits presidencies to two five-year terms. The move would allow the current President Xi Jinping to remain as leader after he is due to step down. There had been widespread speculation that Mr Xi would seek to extend his presidency beyond 2023. Party congress 80

February 21, 2018 12:05 PM All adult Singaporeans will get one-off bonus of up to S$300

Every Singaporean aged 21 years and above this year will receive a one-off “hongbao” of between S$100 and S$300 from the Government, as the Republic expects a record surplus for the current financial year. Adult Singaporeans with an annual income of up to S$28,000 will receive S$300, those whose annual earnings are between S$28,001 and S$100,000 will get S$200, while 78

January 24, 2018 7:06 AM Chinese workers build railway station in just nine hours

A train station was built in just nine hours by 1,500 workers in China. Organised with military precision, the project which reportedly took place over the weekend, was completed in the southern Fujian Province. Seven trains and 23 diggers were used in the huge construction project at the Nanlong Railway Station in the south China city of Longyan, the Xianhua 80

December 20, 2017 7:51 AM Apple might be working on new model of Airpods for 2018 – Report

Apple AirPods are sold out on its online store until next year — but the wireless earbuds may still get a major refresh in 2018. A leading Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, released a memo on Tuesday predicting that Apple will offer a new version of AirPods in the second half of 2018. The rumor blog Apple Insider spotted the memo and reports 72

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 88

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 154

October 31, 2017 11:00 AM Ghana urged to enforce ban on export of donkey skins

The Donkey Sanctuary and the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (SPCA) has urged government to enforce the law banning the slaughter and export of donkey skins from the country. The Donkey Sanctuary leadership is in the country leading efforts to draw global attention to the trade in donkey skins for the use in traditional Chinese remedies 110

October 26, 2017 2:41 PM Asamoah Gyan scores for Kayserispor in Turkish Cup win

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan netted his second goal of the season as Kayserispor progressed to the next stage of Turkish Cup. Kayserispor booked their place in the round 16 following a hard-fought 2-1 win over Yeşil. Gyan opened the scoring for Kayserispor on 44 minutes with a stunning finish but Yeşil equalised in the second half through Kadir Turhan 100