China entertainment endures 'bitter winter' after crackdowns.
Chinese film and television are reeling from what industry insiders call a 'bitterly cold winter ' of sharper government scrutiny that is expected to lead to more Communist Party-friendly content. The entertainment sector had blossomed in recent years, with official encouragement by a government
Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past
SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.
15 killed in Chinese New Year knife rampage and arson attack in ChinaFifteen people were killed in China on the night of the Lunar New Year in two family tragedies, after one man started a fire and another went on a ... What the heck!
8 killed in knife attack in China amid Chinese New Year celebrationsBEIJING (NYTIMES) - At least eight people were killed and seven wounded when a man in a rural part of north-west China attacked fellow residents with a knife before being arrested, the police said on Wednesday (Feb 6), as the country was celebrating the Lunar New Year.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
PM Lee’s CNY message: the Singaporean Chinese identity will keep on evolvingPM Lee’s 2019 Chinese New Year message highlights how integration distinguishes Singaporean Chinese from the Chinese societies of China , Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as overseas Chinese minorities in South-east Asia and the West.
Starbucks 'unlikely' to be overtaken in China by Luckin in 2019: CEOMEXICO: Starbucks Corp is unlikely to cede its leading position in China , the company's fastest-growing major market, to Chinese startup Luckin in ...
More outcomes expected from US-China trade talks: AnalystsBEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He will hold a new round of high-level China -US economic and trade consultations with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Beijing on Thursday (Feb 14) and Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Business China Awards: Call for nominationsNOMINATIONS are now open for the Business China Awards 2019, which honours outstanding business leaders and organisations for their contributions in strengthening Singapore- China relations. Read more at The Business Times.
Long-haul New Zealand-China flight forced back mid-flightA passenger plane flying from Auckland to Shanghai was forced to turn back after some five hours in the air because it did not have permission to land, officials said Sunday. Passengers said the captain informed them mid-flight the Air New Zealand plane was not allowed to land in China and would have
Asian shares slip, looming US-China trade talks in focusAsian shares started the week on the backfoot on Monday as worries about global growth, U.S. politics and the ongoing Sino-U.S. tariff war kept ...
How police recovered $27m linked to China Ponzi schemeThe Commercial Affairs Department ploughed through reams of paperwork over two years to trace the money trail.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore cops seize $27million linked to China Ponzi schemeAlmost two years of laboriously tracing a twisting and turning money trail paid off big-time for the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD). The Singapore police's white-collar crime unit had tracked the trail through numerous local and foreign bank accounts before connecting...
Asian shares in tight range ahead of US-China trade talksAsian shares started the week on the backfoot on Monday as worries about global growth, U.S. politics and the ongoing Sino-U.S. tariff war kept ...