Race against time in drought-ravaged Southern Africa to ensure 23 million people receive farming support in the worst drought in 35 years...
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Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...
26 Jul 2016
BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...
25 Jul 2016
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying said his Facebook page was hacked after reports that scantily-clad women had appeared on his friends list...
31 Dec 2015
BEIJING - A new Chinese translation of Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poetry collection Stray Birds has been pulled from bookshop shelves, the publisher said, after controversy erupted over its unusually sexual content...
29 Dec 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple announced a major partnership with China UnionPay on Thursday to put is digital wallet to work in the world's most populous country...
21 Dec 2015
HONG KONG, CHINA: Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, following weeks of speculation over the future of the English-language newspaper...
14 Dec 2015
The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
New York Festival's (NYF) 2015 award-winners will be celebrated in South Korea in Yeoju, where a creative showcase will feature trophy-winning work at New York Festivals Asia...
29 Apr 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese firm, which makes self-balancing two-wheeled scooter-like vehicles, has bought its US rival, Segway, it said on Wednesday, only months after being accused of copying its designs...
16 Apr 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: China has expanded its Internet censorship efforts beyond its borders with a new strategy that attacks websites across the globe, researchers said on Friday...
13 Apr 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: One of China's most famous television hosts has had his shows taken off air and was condemned by a paper affiliated to the party mouthpiece after allegedly insulting Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong, according to reports...(Video)
10 Apr 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach...
7 Apr 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A former factory worker who founded a company supplying Apple, Samsung and other technological giants with touchscreen glass is China's richest woman...
2 Apr 2015
Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...
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BEIJING, CHINA: Reuters news websites were inaccessible in China on Friday, the latest Western news organisation to be blocked in a country where censors keep a tight grip over information...
23 Mar 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: China's official news agency Xinhua has re-launched its English-language presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it announced - all of which are blocked in China...
5 Mar 2015
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...
3 Mar 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: China has rejected accusations it was behind a hacking attack that saw data on up to 80 million customers stolen from US health insurance giant Anthem as 'groundless'...
10 Feb 2015
CHINA: We live in a world of unpredictability, one in a constant state of flux, and which has conditioned its inhabitants to expect change even in brands they have always loved...
2 Feb 2015
SHANGHAI, CHINA: A powerful Chinese regulator on Wednesday blasted e-commerce giant Alibaba for allowing "illegal" actions on its multi-billion-dollar online shopping platform...
30 Jan 2015
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A man nabbed for attempting to smuggle 94 smartphones into China by strapping them to his body was mocked by amused netizens on Tuesday after pictures of his 'iPhone armour' went viral...
14 Jan 2015
SHANGHAI, CHINA: When the charismatic founder of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took the stage at an Internet conference, he was open about his ambition: world domination...
9 Jan 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: Internet giant Google's unwillingness to obey Chinese law is to blame for the shutdown of its hugely popular email service, state-run media said on Tuesday...
31 Dec 2014
NEWSWATCH: What do people do when you block their access to a service online? They find a loophole, of course. That's what's happening in China, where Reuters reports much of Google's services have been blocked - and not for the first time...
29 Dec 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Software giant Microsoft said Wednesday that it pays Chinese taxes "consistent" with a China-US bilateral agreement, following a cryptic media report that a foreign company with similarities to it agreed to settle a multi-million dollar bill for back taxes...
28 Nov 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, which completed the world's biggest stock offering last month, is tapping into the country's growing online travel business with an independent platform, know as Alitrip.
29 Oct 2014
BEIJING: The BBC's website was blocked in China Wednesday, hours after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online.
16 Oct 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Microsoft has finally launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban against foreign companies.
30 Sep 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: US software company Adobe will shut its research arm in Beijing by the end of the year, laying off 350 people, according to a statement, as foreign technology firms face a worsening business climate in China.
26 Sep 2014