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BLACK KITE INJURES OFFICER ON DUTY FOR PAKISTAN PM'S VISIT


The officer was treated at hospital and news about the attack had been widely circulated in message groups among the police force, the daily said... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 78

FACTBOX: HOW DO ASIA-PACIFIC TRADE DEALS COMPARE?


At the core of RCEP are countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations, joined by China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 1

CHINA'S COPY OF MANHATTAN IS NO LONGER A GHOST TOWN


The city's fortunes received a boost when President Xi Jinping backed the creation of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration project, known as Jing-Jin-Ji... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 1378

TRUMP TO REASSURE SAUDI ALLIES, PROMOTE BUSINESS, TALK TOUGH ON RADICALISM


Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia is the first stop on his maiden international trip since taking office in January... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 269

STUDY AIMS TO UNPACK MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS


Although rates of psychological distress are high among university students, evidence suggests that only one in six students receive minimally adequate mental health treatment... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 13

NYC IS NOW THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE CONSTRUCTION MARKET


At the other end of the spectrum, Bangalore, Beijing, Dar es Salaam, Warsaw and finally Nairobi are the five cheapest places to build... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 343

MAN WHO HELPED BURY LEHMAN TURNS TO SAVING TROUBLED NOBLE


Also on the table are potential further asset sales and shutting down business units that Noble Group is now struggling to fund because of credit shortages... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 495

CHINA, ADDICTED TO BOOTLEG SOFTWARE, REELS FROM RANSOMWARE ATTACK


It is not clear whether every company or institution in China affected by the ransomware was using pirated software... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 3

GLOBAL RANSOMWARE ATTACK 5 THINGS TO KNOW


He actually probably saved lives by accident, Kennedy said, referring to the security researcher who discovered the kill switch... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 1184

CARIBBEAN BANK WANTS CHINESE MONEY NO ONE ELSE WILL TOUCH


We are helping China solve the problem that Chinese companies want their ability to remit money and do offshore banking, said Wen... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 984

HONG KONG REJECTS ASYLUM FOR REFUGEES WHO SHELTERED EDWARD SNOWDEN


The Hong Kong government has repeatedly tried to question the four adults about their involvement with Mr. Snowden... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 2163

'IT'S ABOUT TURNING THE IMPOSSIBLE INTO THE POSSIBLE'


He was still a geeky teenager when he led Hong Kong's 2014 umbrella protests. Since then Beijing's grip has tightened, but he's not giving up the resistance... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 970

AFL CLASH AT JIANGWAN STADIUM IN CHINA TO TAKE PLACE AMID HEAVY SECURITY


Heavy security has assembled at Jiangwan Stadium in Shanghai, China, for the historic AFL match between Port Adelaide and Gold Coast... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 22

BORROWED TIME: HONG KONG AUTHOR USES CRIME TO PAINT BIG PICTURE


Author Chan Ho-kei's The Borrowed as covered a key moment in Hong Kong... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 11

RESEARCHER FINDS 'KILL SWITCH' FOR CYBERATTACK RANSOMEWARE


The researcher, tweeting as MalwareTechBlog, said the discovery was accidental, but that registering a domain name used by the malware stops it from spreading... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 2

HIDING MONEY IN AN OFFSHORE TAX HAVEN IS ABOUT TO GET EASIER


It's known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act FATCA, or, as its opponents sometimes call it, the Fat Cat Tax Act... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 223

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S DENSEST CITY?


The UN's Habitat data, collected from national census offices, gives the number one spot to Dhaka, with a density of 44,500 people per sq km... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 897

U.S. STOCKS BOOSTED BY OIL RALLY AS DOLLAR SLIPS


Here are the main moves in markets Stocks The S P 500 rose 0.1 percent to 2,399.64 at 4 p.m... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 194

ON GATSBYS NORTH SHORE, CHINESE LUXURY HOME BUYERS PAUSE AS CURBS BITE


This has inflated home prices around the world, as thousands of Chinese buy property in favored cities such as Sydney, Los Angeles, New York, and Vancouver... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 192

VISITING UK, US MUSICIANS ARRESTED FOR 'ILLEGAL WORK' IN HK


Visiting UK, US musicians arrested for 'illegal work' in HK... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 139

TYCOONS FROM CHINA PLANT MONEY MANAGEMENT FLAGS ON WALL STREET


Citic Capital Holdings, a money manager for one of China's largest state investment companies, supplied 45 million to hedge fund CCSZF Management in Norwalk, Connecticut... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 934

SWISS SAINTS & SINO-SINNERS: CHINA'S SOCCER SHADOW PLAY


There is Chinese interest at Everton Football Club too... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 11

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HONG KONG'S FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY FILM FESTIVAL


These are some of experiences you could taste at Hong Kong's first virtual reality VR film festival this weekend... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 4802

BANK OF ENGLAND TO KEEP MONETARY POLICY ON HOLD, FOR NOW


Goldman Sachs Bank of England to keep monetary policy on hold, for now... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

DUST STORMS BLANKET BEIJING AND NORTHERN CHINA


The storms typically happen in the spring, as strong winds send soil and sand from the Gobi Desert over northern China and even the Korean Peninsula... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 432

ELDERLY WOMAN LOSES JEWELRY, SAVINGS TO SCAMMERS IN CHAI WAN


In another case on Wednesday, two women and a man, 30 to 50, also tricked an 87-year-old Hong Kong woman surnamed Choi the same way... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 121

FRAUD, THREATS AND FERRARI FIGHTS IN CHINA EMBEZZLEMENT SUIT


At stake in the case is ownership of two classic cars that could be worth as much as 87 million... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 306

VOLUNTEERS SPREAD HEALTHY HABITS AMONG HONG KONG MINORITIES


However, the incidence rate of sudden death among ethnic minority Nepalese is still unknown . Heart disease remains the top global killer, with 17.3 million deaths every year... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 199

BERKELEY OPENS FIRST CENTER IN US ON STUDY OF SILK ROAD


Oscar Tang and his archaeologist wife founded the Tang Center for Early China at Columbia University in 2015... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 0

THE HARROWING STORY BEHIND THE WWII HEROES BEING HONORED BY TRUMP


Then the Japanese hit back, and suddenly, Spooner and Hancock were in the thick of battle... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 728

Trending News Headlines : Hong Kong

CHINA IS LOSING ITS TASTE FOR IVORY


Good news for Africa's elephants China is losing its taste for ivory... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 51058

CHINA WARNS OF STORM CLOUDS ON KOREAN PENINSULA


The Chinese made much of their announcement two months ago that they were suspending coal imports from North Korea... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 26651

NORTH KOREAN MISSILE TEST FAILS, US AND SOUTH KOREA SAY


An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told CNN... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 22939

UNITED VIDEO CREATES FUROR IN CHINA TOO


Others said the episode showed that people of Chinese descent in the United States faced rampant discrimination... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 15604

THE 30-YEAR-OLD COLLAPSED FROM SUSPECTED HEATSTROKE WHILE HER FRIEND HAD WALKED ON UNAWARE SHE WAS IN DISTRESS


Earlier last month, a 60-year-old male hiker collapsed and died while hiking in a similar stretch of Plover Cove Country Park... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 8536

WORRIED ABOUT NORTH KOREA? SPARE A THOUGHT FOR OTTO WARMBIER'S FAMILY.


If ordinary Americans are alarmed about the current tensions with North Korea, imagine how Fred and Cindy Warmbier feel... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 8113

HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD'S MOST TRAFFICKED MAMMAL


Andersson, for instance, remembers enquiring about the possibility of eating pangolin meat at a restaurant in Guangzhou... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 7781

TEAR GAS AND CLASHES AT HK PROTEST


At the scene Juliana Liu, Hong Kong correspondent After clashes with police earlier in the week, pro-democracy protesters appeared to be much better prepared on Sunday... READ MORE

28th September, 2014 7440

ABUSE STILL AN ISSUE AS 1,000 MAIDS A YEAR SEEK HELP


HELP says there is no sign this trend will decline even a year after the horrific case of Indonesian Erwiana Sulistyaningsih that sparked global outrage... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 5975

NORTH KOREA STAGES LONG-RANGE ARTILLERY DRILLS


We are closely watching the North Korean military's movements around Wonsan while maintaining a firm preparedness, the South Korean military said in a statement... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 4308

25-YEAR-OLD MAY SOON GIVE HONG KONG ITS FIRST $1 BILLION STARTUP


Hong Kong doesn't have a single startup valued at 1 billion-plus, even though it has an advanced economy that's considered one of Asia's financial capitals... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 4299

CHINA PLANS TO BUILD NEW CITY NEARLY THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF NEW YORK


Announcement of the Xiongan New Area leads to a frenzy of property speculation with investors clogging roads to get to site... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 4071

THIS RESTAURANT CHAIN WANTS TO BRING CHINESE HOTPOT TO THE WORLD


As many as 10 of the new restaurants will be outside China, Chairman Zhang Yong said... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 3467

HERE'S WHAT TRUMP'S SYRIA STRIKE DID TO MARKETS, AS IMPACT EASES


Tokyo time, after fluctuating between an intraday high of 0.5 percent and a low of 0.3 percent... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2721

FILIPINA MAID HURT IN FRACAS WITH BOSS' LATE-NIGHT VISITOR


She brought a 4-year-old boy she said was their son, together with the child's Hong Kong birth certificate, the paper said... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 2177

RICH CHINESE RACE TO APPLY FOR A U.S. GOLDEN VISA


The initiative channels money to high-profile U.S. real estate projects from New York to Miami to California... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 1889

WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE JEWEL, THE PINK STAR DIAMOND, SOLD FOR $71.2M


The plum-sized Pink Star, a whopping 59.6 carat pink diamond, was snagged by Hong Kong-based jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook after a five-minute bidding war... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 1739

NOTHING INVOLVING GOLF CLUBS IN VISIT AT MAR-A-LAGO


When Xi Jinping Visits Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Nothing Involving Golf Clubs... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1679

CHINA URGES DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION TO US-N KOREA FEUD


Any kind of action on North Korea will have repercussions on China, our correspondent said... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 1677

THE COST OF A TESLA IS ABOUT TO ROCKET IN HONG KONG


Tesla Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk last year called Hong Kong a beacon for electric vehicles... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 1562

CARRIE LAM WINS VOTE TO BECOME HONG KONGS NEXT LEADER


The protests in 2014 were a response to Beijing's plan to let Hong Kong choose the chief executive this year by direct popular vote... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 1525

DRAMATIC HOSPITAL REUNION OF FRAIL SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS MOVES CHINA


Mr Zhuang, who was admitted to a hospital in Shenzhen on April 15, told doctors of his military past last Thursday, setting in motion the dramatic reunion... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 1331

CHINA CONFIRMS DETAILS OF TRUMP-XI MEETING AT MAR-A-LAGO


China had pushed for the more relaxed atmosphere of a meeting at Mr. Trump's resort, rather than at the White House, American officials said... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 939

SINGAPORE AIR MAY LAND UNUSUAL NET-DEBT SPOT AS SOON AS 2018


Singapore Airlines' cost of equity is 6.2 percent, while its cost of debt is 2.6 percent, based on the latest available data compiled by Bloomberg... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 924

LONDON TO SYDNEY NON-STOP FLIGHTS 'REAL POSSIBILITY' WITHIN FIVE YEARS, SAYS QANTAS


Qantas begins non-stop flights from Perth to London next year, using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 894

EFFORTS TO EASE CONGESTION THREATEN STREET FOOD CULTURE


Returning to Vietnam after years abroad was pure happiness, the Hanoi-based, Vietnamese-American author Nguyen Qui Duc wrote... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 892

HONG KONG REFORMS 'MUST BE PASSED'


Hong kong reforms li ka-shing urges lawmakers to act... READ MORE

23rd January, 2015 807

HOW ASIA'S LEGENDARY SAVERS ARE MISSING OUT ON GREATER WEALTH


All but 18 percent of the retail division's 4.7 billion of income last year came from Asia, the bank's annual report shows... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 692

ANALYSIS | TAIWAN MOVED UP SIX SPOTS ON THIS YEAR'S WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX. HERE'S WHY THAT'S TROUBLING.


Hong Kong dropped four places on the World Press Freedom Index from 2016, coming in at 73rd this year... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 655

AN UNEXPLAINED 85 FALL IS NOTHING NEW FOR HONG KONG STOCKS


An Unexplained 85 percent Fall Is Nothing New for Hong Kong Stocks... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 594


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