Mar 28th, 2013
Yesterday I didn’t really post any new articles because I spent the whole day reading up on current affairs in the African economic scene. I read up on a lot of recent, and past, news about the Chinese, and other foreign investors, involvement in the setting up shop in Africa. While some individuals,...
Sep 25th, 2012
Visitors to Japan have reached pre-earthquake numbers, for the first time since the disaster struck in March last year Reports from the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) show the country had 686,600 foreign visitors in June, up 1.4% from June 2010. The earthquake had a seriously negative aff...
In East Africa
Jan 29th, 2012
Rebels in Sudan’s oil-producing border state of South Kordofan said on Sunday they were holding Chinese workers for their own safety after a battle with the Sudanese army. The army has been fighting rebels of the SPLM-N in South Kordofan bordering newly-independent South Sudan since June. ̶...
Aug 11th, 2011
Cathay Pacific says it has launched a “full investigation” into photos allegedly showing a flight attendant performing oral sex on a pilot aboard an aircraft of the Hong Kong carrier. Several pixellated photos of the act have been published in local Chinese-language media, showing the wom...
Jan 29th, 2011
The former world No 1, who has suggested she will retire again at the end of the season, recovered from dropping the first set on Rod Laver to record a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory. Li had appeared on course to become the first Chinese player to win a major after claiming the first set of […]...
In Odd News
Nov 17th, 2010
Who couldn’t have seen this coming? The world of predictions is such a fickle place. If you thought that 2010 was going to be remembered for Paul the Octopus’s psychic World Cup predictions (and exclusive interview with TIME’s World Cup blog) then you were wrong. For we have a new p...
Nov 2nd, 2010
LUSAKA — A Zambian court Tuesday bailed two Chinese managers who are charged with attempted murder after they shot 12 miners protesting over their working conditions. Xiao Li Shan and Wu Jiu Hua were released after posting bail of 50 million kwacha (around 10,500 dollars) at a hearing in Choma, appro...