The Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared from the latest iPhone keyboard for users in Hong Kong and Macau

2019-10-07 13:42

Hong Kong and Macau users reported the the Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared for iPhone users in iOS 13.1.1 or above.

Africa's workforce set to overtake Asia by end of the 21st century

2019-07-20 15:54

Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges.

Rand, JSE down as China strikes back

2019-05-13 16:08

China announced that it will hike tariffs on $60 billion worth of US imports.

Cathay Pacific accidentally sold R230,000 first class flights for R10,000

2019-01-03 14:10

Cathay Pacific Airways just gave potentially thousands of travellers a very auspicious start to 2019 indeed.

Thinking of travelling to Thailand? Here's how to, even after the latest petrol price hike

2018-10-03 16:50

Thailand is set to top travellers' travel lists in 2019. We've got some advice from three travel experts on how to make it your next destination.

Asia markets sink as oil slide hits energy firms

2016-04-05 07:39

Energy firms have led losses as oil prices extended their recent losses, while most stock markets tumbled again and analysts questioned whether a rally may have run its course.

Afghan militia experiment yields mixed results

2015-08-04 21:30

Afghan local police and anti-Taliban militias have a mixed record in fighting the insurgency. They have brought security to some areas, but critics say they have weakened it in others.

Ramaphosa calls for stronger Africa-Asia trade ties

2015-04-21 12:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says boosting Africa-Asia cooperation can usher in a new era in global trade, driven by two of the world's fastest-growing regions.

Asian shares slip ahead of US Fed decision

2014-09-16 07:50

Asian bourses have been listless in early trade ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting.

Asian shares ease as global sentiment sinks

2014-09-12 08:23

Asian stocks have been weaker in early trade, as investors awaited the release of Chinese economic statistics.


A pro-democracy march in Hong Kong was met with tear gas and police force. Here's how it happened.

2019-07-22 11:19

A protest in Hong Kong on Sunday ended in violence after police deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against a group of pro-democracy activists.

Penny Lebyane is serving holiday looks in Bali

2019-07-04 16:52

TV and radio personality, Penny Lebyane, enjoys a tropical getaway

It looks like Facebook is giving up on its years-long effort to bring its social network to China

2019-03-07 11:42

Facebook has been working to expand business in China, but Mark Zuckerberg's new note on privacy suggests that Facebook won't build data centres there.

Asia shares round out rough week with fresh losses

2018-12-21 07:24

Fresh political turbulence in Washington and renewed fears over US-China relations pushed Asian markets lower Friday, as a global slump sparked by unease over Fed policy showed no signs of easing.

Asia stocks fall most in a month as dollar climbs, oil declines

2016-06-10 07:42

Caution has prevailed in Asia, with stocks slumping and the dollar climbing, as investors girded themselves for potentially seismic events this month.

Hong Kong stocks fall in worst start to Lunar New Year since 1994

2016-02-11 07:59

Hong Kong stocks headed for their worst start to a lunar new year since 1994 as a global equity rout deepened amid concern over the strength of the world economy.

Many killed on Macedonia tracks 'had stopped to rest'

2015-04-25 08:16

Many of the 14 migrants who were hit and killed by a train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia had stopped to take a rest after an exhausting hours long hike, railway officials say.

Global markets: Asia relaxes on China PMI

2014-09-23 07:45

Asian shares have recouped losses while commodities won a break from recent selling pressure after a reading on China's factory sector outpaced expectations.

Asian shares fall on weak China data

2014-09-15 07:47

Asian markets have retreated, led by Hong Kong after data at the weekend showed Chinese industrial output expanded in August at its lowest since great depression.

Asian shares mixed, China inflation eases

2014-09-11 07:49

Asian shares have been mixed following a pick-up on Wall Street while China released data showing inflation remained tepid.

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