Nov 24, 2016

South African police nab Chinese man with 18 rhino horns

South African police Thursday said they had arrested a Hong Kong-bound Chinese man found with 18 rhino horns hidden in his luggage. He was detained on Wednesday at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport after an anonymous tipoff. “The 28-year-old male, who was in transit ...

Asian investors snapping up Japanese properties

Oct 9, 2016

Asian investors snapping up Japanese properties


Japan’s property market is luring more attention from Asian investors keen to reap capital gains or achieve high yields not available at home with a long-term view of holding their assets. Money is flowing mostly from Taiwan, Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore, with ...

Nagoya service aids aging Chinese lost in translation

Jun 20, 2016

Nagoya service aids aging Chinese lost in translation

A Nagoya-based nonprofit organization has started a free translation service to support elderly Chinese residents having trouble with Japan’s nursing care insurance system because of the language barrier and lack of knowledge. Wang Rong, 51, who heads Tokai Daily Life Support Center for Foreigners, ...

May 16, 2016

Chinese pouring billions into U.S. real estate, especially homes

Chinese nationals became the largest foreign buyers of U.S. homes last year as they pour billions into American real estate, seeking safe offshore assets, according to a new study Sunday. A huge surge in Chinese buying of both residential and commercial real estate last ...