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Extreme Weather Takes Heavy Toll, Carbon Reduction a Must in Daily Life, HKWPEA Launches Environment and Conservation Fund Carbon Neutrality Campaign

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 November 2023 - Climate change is causing adverse effects worldwide, including extreme weather events that are becoming increasingly evident and worrying. In respo...

3 Chinese men play at French Open; country's 1st male entrants in Paris since 1937

PARIS (AP) — For the first time since 1937, a Chinese man competed in the main draw of the French Open — and, actually, a total of three did, all playing opening-round matches on Monday. ...

China weighs giving single women IVF access to stem population decline

As China tries to slow its demographic decline, women like Chen Luojin could be part of the solution. The divorced 33-year-old lives in Chengdu, capital of the southwestern Sichuan province, which ...

American comedian trolls Chinese protesting against Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —An American comedian on Thursday (April 6) posted a video of himself mockingly joining in with Chinese protesting against President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and asking them where...

Why a group of Chinese women became human rights activists

Since President Xi Jinping took office in 2012, one of the groups that has been persecuted the most by Chinese authorities has been human rights lawyers. Following the "709 mass arrest" in 2...

Belgian police seize $1.6 million in sex trafficking probe

BRUSSELS (AP) — About 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) in cash were seized during raids in Belgium targeting an alleged criminal organization suspected of sending Chinese women to Europe and forcing t...

Belgian police detain 25 in Chinese sex trafficking probe

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police detained 25 people Tuesday as part of a human trafficking probe targeting an alleged criminal organization suspected of sending Chinese women to Europe and forcing them ...

China's falling birthrate: What Beijing needs to do now

The legacy of China's one-child policy, introduced in the late 1970s to address a huge population spurt but scrapped six years ago, has truly come home to roost. Last year, the country's rough...

China's first population drop in six decades sounds alarm on demographic crisis

China's population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers with profound implication...

Announcement of the IX Asia Tokenization Advisory Committee

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 March 2022 - Today, IX Asia Indexes Company Limited ("IX Asia Indexes") announced the establishment of the IX Asia Tokenization Advisory Committee. Tokenization...

Chinese men's hockey team bombs out of Olympics with 0-4 record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's controversial men's hockey team, which featured a large proportion of foreign-born players, crashed out of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics without winning...

EXPLAINER: Peng Shuai case shows barriers Chinese women face

BEIJING (AP) — The controversy surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s accusations of sexual assault against a former top politician continues to cast a shadow of the Beijing Winter O...

EXPLAINER: Peng Shuai case shows barriers Chinese women face

BEIJING (AP) — The controversy surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s accusations of sexual assault against a former top politician continues to cast a shadow of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games...

Lawmaker criticized for slurs arrested on shoplifting counts

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing ...

Lawmaker who made anti-Asian slur is resigning, cites health

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers is resigning, House Democratic officials said Friday. ...