China’s CCCC buys stake in Portugal’s Mota-Engil

Mota-Engil announced today (Thursday) that it is in the final stages of negotiating a strategic partnership and investment agreement with "one of the largest infrastructure groups in the world (top

Analysis | Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both promise sweeping progress over the next four years –- via starkly different paths. Trump, like many fellow Republicans, holds

Kim Jong Un’s China visit may be start of his world travels

After six years of seclusion, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to want to get out and see the world. Kim's surprise summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week

Trump 100 days: Full transcript of AP interview with the POTUS

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Friday with President Donald Trump by AP White House Correspondent Julie Pace. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or

Girl About Globe | Zing Zing Ding Ding

Bullet trains are advancing across Asia. Malaysia and Singapore recently announced new bullet trains. India has a high-speed rail network on order. My big fear: a ‘bullet tram’ in Hong

Girl About Globe | Stop Umbrella Thief!

How about a new Olympic event? Asian Umbrella Throwing. It would be similar to the javelin, but brollies would be hurled. Skill in this sport could defend Hong Kong and

Girl About Globe | If the shoe fits

A high-heeled fight is on the horizon. Between Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan. At stake: becoming THE destination for female tourists in Asia. Get it on. The fight, the shoe, the

Girl About Globe | Of beehives and gender in obituaries

The news of Margaret Vinci Heldt’s passing, aged 98 in Chicago, appeared in newspapers from Taiwan to Malaysia, Ireland to the US. That made me glad. Not because I wear a

Girl About Globe | Darker shades of pink

Let’s talk pink parking spaces for women. Please help me, gents, to get into this debate. It’s so hard. A service station in Hangzhou has created extra-large spaces for women, outlined

China issues travel warning for the Philippines 

China has warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after a Chinese teenager who worked in a family-run store was kidnapped and after government agents arrested a group of men

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