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Channel NewsAsia’s digital desk wins big at Mediacorp News Awards 2018

SINGAPORE: Channel NewsAsia's digital team scooped two out of five awards at the Mediacorp News Awards on Friday (Apr 20) with in-depth digital features that struck a chord with readers. Tides That Bind - an interactive special rolled out in November 2017 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the ...

Dating in China is a family affair

Dating in China is a "collective activity" with family and friends involved in the matchmaking process, Chinese and Asian studies academic at The University of Technology Sydney and author of Love and Marriage in Globalising China' Dr Pan Wang tells Yvonne Yong....

Dr Asperger ‘actively cooperated’ with Nazis: Study

VIENNA: Austrian paediatrician Hans Asperger, after whom Asperger's syndrome is named, "actively cooperated" with the Nazi euthanasia programme, according to a new study published Thursday (Apr 19). "Asperger managed to accommodate himself to the Nazi regime and was rewarded for his affirmations .....

Report: Belt and Road Aims to Expand Beijing’s Influence

Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative, a trillion dollar-plus, 65-nation trade and development program that was last year enshrined into the Party constitution, has attracted both international excitement and concern. Touted by Beijing as a “win-win” means to promote global trade...