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Recent News Headlines : Hong Kong

'US DOLLAR FLAWED... EVENTUALLY WE WILL ALL BE USING CHINESE YUAN'

RT How will this affect the four major world currencies already in the IMF's reserve basket dollars, euros, sterling and yen?...
1st October, 2016 44

HE WANTS A SOFT LANDING ON SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTE, HE SAID.

He said even the South China Sea dispute won't stop China and the Philippines to improve their bilateral ties...
1st October, 2016 0

IN TERMS OF FEES, A KEY GAUGE OF INVESTMENT BANKS' REVENUE PROSPECTS, GOLDMAN SANK TO NO.

Goldman has shared dominance of the Asia Pacific equity capital market arena with UBS and Morgan Stanley since clinching the mandate for China's first privatisation in 1997...
30th September, 2016 0

BUT JUST AS CHINA'S ECONOMY HAS SLOWED, SO TOO HAS ITS APPETITE FOR INSTANT NOODLES.

Instant noodles have developed a nasty reputation in China thanks to scandals and rumours and a 2012 food-poisoning incident...
29th September, 2016 45

BORN IN BRAZIL, HE'S BEEN A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT SINCE 1985, AND HAS LIVED IN LONDON, PARIS, MILAN, LOS ANGELES, WASHINGTON, BANGKOK AND HONG KONG.

A mighty hedge fund approaches a US corporation and or large company with an offer you can't refuse Delocalize to China...
29th September, 2016 468

HONG KONG'S FREE-MARKET ECONOMY INVITES A FREE FLOW OF PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND CAPITAL.

The UK was Hong Kong's second-largest trading partner in the EU and 12th-largest trading partner in the world last year, with trade exceeding ?8.6bn...
29th September, 2016 2

PERMIRA CLOSE TO BUYING BANK OF EAST ASIA'S TRICOR UNIT SOURCES

Bank of East Asia and Permira declined to comment...
28th September, 2016 0

THE MEASURE TAKES INTO ACCOUNT SUCH FACTORS AS INSTITUTIONS, INFRASTRUCTURE, MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, GOODS MARKET EFFICIENCY AND LABOR MARKET, FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATIONS.

Low prices for commodities affect Russia less than other European countries with the public debt remaining relatively low and gross national savings almost unchanged, according to the WEF data...
28th September, 2016 64

A DEAL WOULD PIT WAL-MART AGAINST U.S. RIVAL AMAZON, WHICH HAS BEEN EXPANDING RAPIDLY IN THE SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRY'S RETAIL MARKET AND IS NOW FLIPKART'S BIGGEST COMPETITOR.

Launched in 2007 by two former Amazon employees, Flipkart sells everything from cellphones to suitcases and cosmetics...
28th September, 2016 383

IT ADDS BUBBLE RISK IS ALSO HIGH IN STOCKHOLM, SYDNEY, MUNICH AND HONG KONG, WHILE HOMES IN SINGAPORE, BOSTON, NEW YORK AND MILAN ARE FAIRLY VALUED.

When it comes to overpriced real estate, Vancouver's bubble risk is unmatched on the planet, according to a report by Swiss bank UBS...
28th September, 2016 2274

DONALD TRUMP SAYS JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA CAN DEVELOP NUCLEAR WEAPONS?

Asian viewers give nod to Clinton after first presidential debate...
27th September, 2016 5888

LOW-INTEREST RATE REGIMES ACROSS EUROPE HAVE PUSHED PRICES IN LONDON, STOCKHOLM, MUNICH AND ZURICH TO RECORD LEVELS, AFTER ACCOUNTING FOR INFLATION.

UBS Wealth Management's Claudio Saputelli, said prices in the bubble cities are out of proportion to the local economic conditions, and inflation rates...
27th September, 2016 840

DURING ALLARDYCE'S MEETINGS WITH THE REPORTERS HE ALSO THE ISSUE OF THIRD PARTY OWNERSHIP IN FOOTBALL HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS SLAVERY .

Allardyce also gave advice on where third party ownership was still possible, despite the worldwide Fifa ban...
27th September, 2016 30110

WHEN DEALS GO BAD CHINA STATE FIRM MANAGERS SPOOKED BY NEW LIABILITY RULES

1 6.6707 Chinese yuan renminbi Reporting by Denny Thomas and Michelle Price, with additional reporting by Aizhu Chen in BEIJING Editing by Ian Geoghegan...
27th September, 2016 397

SHANGHAI-BASED HEDGE FUND RPOWER CAPITAL HAS ALSO INCREASED ITS BETS ON HONG KONG STOCKS, SAID ROBERT DI, FOUNDING PARTNER.

Small-caps in Hong Kong have long suffered from poor liquidity .....
27th September, 2016 212

SECURITY COUNCIL IMPOSED NEW SANCTIONS IN MARCH, CHINA SEVERELY CURBED CROSS- BORDER TRADE, REDUCING IT TO ALMOST A TRICKLE.

Ma lives in Dandong, China, on the border with North Korea...
27th September, 2016 325

SAM ALLARDYCE BUSINESS MEETINGS COULD FALL FOUL OF WORLD FOOTBALL'S CODE OF ETHICS

As England manager, Allardyce effectively acts as an ambassador for the FA and is the face of English football...
27th September, 2016 133

WHILE LOSONSKY HAULED PASSENGERS BETWEEN MANILA, HONG KONG, BANGKOK AND BURMA, THE FLYING TIGERS' STORIED REPUTATION CONTINUED TO GROW.

The last Flying Tigers of World War II...
26th September, 2016 4739

NINETY-FIVE PERCENT OF CCB LONDON'S YUAN CLEARING SERVICES ARE COMPLETED THROUGH ITS CLEARING SYSTEMS AUTOMATICALLY.

Renminbi use surges in London in spite of Brexit...
26th September, 2016 4

GOLDMAN AXING NEARLY 30 PERCENT OF ASIA INVESTMENT BANKING JOBS SOURCES

Goldman axing nearly 30 percent of Asia investment banking jobs Sources - Asia Times...
24th September, 2016 6

EXCLUSIVE GOLDMAN AXING NEARLY 30 PERCENT OF ASIA INVESTMENT BANKING JOBS

Exclusive Goldman axing nearly 30 percent of Asia investment banking jobs - sources...
24th September, 2016 771

IFM INVESTORS HAD PARTICIPATED IN FIRST AUCTION BUT PULLED OUT EARLY IN THE BIDDING PROCESS.

The Federal government has said it will clarify its policy on foreign investment in Australian infrastructure...
23rd September, 2016 1

CANADA DETAINS HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN FOR IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS, REPORT FINDS

Even just a few days in detention can cause serious and long-lasting psychological harm to children...
23rd September, 2016 926

CHINA SENTENCES HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER TO 12 YEARS FOR FRAUD

Xia Lin should be freed on Thursday and compensated for his time in detention, human rights researcher Frances Eve said in a statement...
22nd September, 2016 1

BORN IN BRAZIL, HE'S BEEN A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT SINCE 1985, AND HAS LIVED IN LONDON, PARIS, MILAN, LOS ANGELES, WASHINGTON, BANGKOK AND HONG KONG.

Lavrov is too much of a stellar diplomat to leak it - but after Deir Ezzor, Moscow has definitive proof any possible ceasefire bargained with Washington will be smashed...
22nd September, 2016 6

WHAT HE EXPOSED WAS LIMITED TO DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE.

But he exposed so much else that had absolutely nothing to do with domestic surveillance, where he has damaged our capability against foreign threats...
21st September, 2016 0

FOR INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS, WEALTH MANAGERS ALSO NEED TO ASSEMBLE AND COORDINATE A TEAM OF ADVISERS.

From time to time, wealth managers may have to say no to their clients for legal reasons...
21st September, 2016 1469

A GROUP OF SIX CORNERSTONE INVESTORS AGREED TO PURCHASE $5.7 BILLION OR 77 PERCENT OF THE SHARES ON OFFER, OFFSETTING TEPID DEMAND FROM GLOBAL FUND MANAGERS AND LOCAL RETAIL INVESTORS.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, China International Capital Corp (CICC), Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley were hired as sponsors of the IPO and will earn $100,000 each in sponsor fees...
21st September, 2016 23

2 STEELMAKER CHINA BAOSTEEL'S TAKEOVER OF WUHAN TO CREATE WORLD'S NO.

China Baosteel's takeover of Wuhan to create world's No. 2 steelmaker...
21st September, 2016 1

WITH NO GROWTH LOCOMOTIVE, WORLD ECONOMY STRUGGLES TO GAIN SPEED

WASHINGTON - Here's what's wrong with the world economy No nation has the will or the way to be the locomotive for global growth...
20th September, 2016 7

Trending News Headlines : Hong Kong

WHAT CHINA HAS BEEN BUILDING IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

The new islands allow China to harness a portion of the sea for its own use that has been relatively out of reach until now...
31st July, 2015 20459

ONLY LAST MONTH, THE SCOTRAIL FRANCHISE WAS OFFLOADED TO THE NETHERLANDS' STATE-OWNED ABELLIO.

These came from dividends taken out of the UK by EDF, majority-owned by the French state, and the industrial energy supplier GDF Suez, part-owned by France...
23rd November, 2014 9808

THE ATTACKER ASKED AT LEAST ONE OF HIS VICTIMS IF THEY WERE MUSLIM AND MADE REFERENCES TO ALLAH, ST CLOUD POLICE CHIEF BLAIR ANDERSON SAID.

Isis claims responsibility for stabbing attack in Minnesota...
19th September, 2016 8322

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.

China 28 September 2014 Last updated at 18 09 Share this page Hong Kong Tear gas and clashes at democracy protest Please turn on JavaScript...
28th September, 2014 7440

OBAMA PLAYS DOWN TENSION WITH CHINA OVER PLANES STAIRS

China's handling of President Obama's arrival for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hangzhou has created a narrative that the Chinese snubbed the American president...
5th September, 2016 6546

REGENT STREET WILL BE CELEBRATING CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH A TRADITIONAL CHINESE WISHING TREE WHICH WILL BE STATIONED ON GLASSHOUSE STREET FROM 11AM - 3PM.

The Chinese New Year party in London is the biggest outside of Asia. But when and where do the holiday celebrations take place?...
8th February, 2016 6530

FASHION DESIGNER MARCELA DUHALDE LAUGHS WHEN SHE EXPLAINS HOW OFTEN SHE EATS STEAK.

L hate cooking so when I have to make food I always choose a T-bone steak and tomatoes because it's easy and delicious...
27th October, 2015 4543

THE SHANGHAI URBAN AREA IS HOME TO MORE THAN 23 MILLION PEOPLE: 119,000 PER SQ MILE IN THE INNER CITY, WAY ABOVE THAT OF PARIS OR MANHATTAN.

Green space is one that gets mentioned a lot, because there's good evidence for links to mental health, as supported by Miles's study on depression in Miami...
8th October, 2015 4449

BANGKOK BOMB EXPLOSION CLOSE TO ERAWAN SHRINE KILLS AT LEAST 21 PEOPLE INCLUDING SEVEN FOREIGNERS

It has been suggested that one of the perpetrators' motives for attacking the renowned Erawan shrine was to cripple Thailand's tourism industry...
17th August, 2015 4295

ISRAELI MILITARY REJECTS SYRIAN STATE MEDIA REPORT ON TWO AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN AFTER ATTACK ON ARMY POSITION IN QUNEITRA.

Syria claims shooting down Israeli warplane and drone...
13th September, 2016 4039

BANGKOK BOMB ERAWAN SHRINE ATTACKER WAS 'PART OF NETWORK', POLICE SAY

Bangkok bomb erawan shrine attacker was part of network police say...
19th August, 2015 3973

RUSSIAN PLANE CRASH MYSTERY DEEPENS AS OFFICIALS DIFFER

Metrojet officials also dismissed claims by the Islamic State that its operatives felled the plane...
2nd November, 2015 3967

CLIMATE CHANGE COULD DRIVE 100M TO EXTREME POVERTY

Climate change could create 100 million poor, over half a billion homeless...
9th November, 2015 3929

PARIS ATTACKS POLICE IDENTIFY FIRST GUNMAN AND MAKE SEVERAL ARRESTS AS HUNT FOR TERRORISTS WIDENS ACROSS EUROPE

Paris terror attacks Police identify first gunman as hunt for terrorists goes on...
15th November, 2015 3882

PM CAMERON RESIGNS AS UK VOTES TO LEAVE EU

51.89 percent of the population voted to leave the European Union, while 48.11 percent voted to remain...
24th June, 2016 3590

WITH ISIS, TWITTER HAS BEEN STRUGGLING TO BALANCE ITS SUPPORT OF FREE SPEECH FOR ALL WITH CLAMPING DOWN ON TERRORIST COMMUNICATIONS.

Paris attacks Anonymous declares war on Islamic State...
17th November, 2015 3532

MALAYSIA, GOLDMAN SACHS AND MYSTERY MILLIONAIRE PROBED IN ONE OF 'WORLD'S LARGEST FRAUDS'

As advisers to 1MDB and Razak, Goldman Sachs benefited greatly...
28th February, 2016 3425

"I WOULD NOT WANT DEMOCRACY IF MEN LIKE HIM ARE ELECTED." ELSEWHERE ON WEIBO, MR. TRUMP'S REMARKS ABOUT CHINA AS AN ECONOMIC RIVAL DREW ANGRY REBUKES.

That said, there is something of a "wow effect about Trump and his candidacy," Mr. Medick said...
28th August, 2015 3197

APPEAL BY MAO LED TU YOUYOU TO NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE

But some scientists and commentators also said that until now, China's scientific establishment had treated Dr. Tu somewhat dismissively...
6th October, 2015 3190

FLORIDA NIGHTCLUB MASSACRE IS DEADLIEST MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. HISTORY

Florida Nightclub Massacre Is Deadliest Mass Shooting in US History...
13th June, 2016 3081

FADING ECONOMY AND GRAFT CRACKDOWN RATTLE CHINAS LEADERS

Mr. Xi's call to allow market forces to play the "decisive role" .....
22nd August, 2015 3002

CHINA BARS ANASTASIA LIN MISS WORLD CANADA AND RIGHTS ADVOCATE

Ike Lalji, chief executive of Miss World Canada, has been more outspoken, saying he is disappointed by China's intransigence...
27th November, 2015 2953

HONG KONG PROTESTS CIVIL SERVANTS WORK AS NUMBERS DROP

A smaller number of protesters are still camped out at Causeway Bay...
6th October, 2014 2835

BURNING ALL FOSSIL FUELS WILL MELT ENTIRE ANTARCTIC ICE-SHEET STUDY SHOWS

Burning all fossil fuels will melt entire Antarctic ice-sheet, study shows...
11th September, 2015 2759

WILDLIFE GROUPS SAY HONG KONG'S LEGAL IVORY TRADE PROVIDES COVER FOR A VAST ILLEGAL TRADE THAT IS FUELING A POACHING CRISIS DECIMATING ELEPHANT HERDS IN AFRICA.

China to ban ivory trade a??within a year or so,a?? as pressure mounts on Hong Kong...
21st October, 2015 2744

CHINESE COAST GUARD INVOLVED IN MOST SOUTH CHINA SEA CLASHES RESEARCH

Tensions over South China Sea belie summit cordiality...
7th September, 2016 2738

RELATED STORIES CHINA AND THE US HAVE UNVEILED NEW PLEDGES ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, AS THE LEADERS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES MET FOR TALKS IN BEIJING.

China 12 November 2014 Last updated at 08 12 Share this page US and China leaders in 'historic' greenhouse gas emissions pledge Please turn on JavaScript...
12th November, 2014 2659

HONG KONG ELECTIONS ANTI-BEIJING ACTIVISTS GAIN FOOTHOLD IN POWER

This election represents a generational change in the pro-democracy movement, said Lo, who is a professor at the Hong Kong Institute of Education...
5th September, 2016 2622

SENIOR EXECUTIVES AT CHINA'S BIGGEST INVESTMENT BANK HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF ILLEGAL TRADING.

What's happening in China is definitively spooking people, said Dawn Fitzpatrick, the chief investment officer of O'Connor, a 5.6 billion hedge fund owned by UBS...
9th September, 2015 2593

JITTERS IN TECH WORLD OVER NEW CHINESE SECURITY LAW

Segal added that one recourse would be to argue through the World Trade Organization that what China considers national security concerns are not valid...
2nd July, 2015 2591

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CHINA PROPERTY INVESTMENT GROWTH SLOWS, RECOVERY SEEN AT AN END

The slowdown in property investment growth was out of step with China's overall economic growth which held at a steady 6.7 percent in the second quarter...
15th July, 2016 3

HONG KONG BOOKSELLER CONTEMPLATED SUICIDE IN CHINA DETENTION TELLS HARROWING TALE

Hong Kong bookseller contemplated suicide in China detention, tells harrowing tale...
19th June, 2016 4

HONG KONG BOOKSELLER DEFIES CHINA BY LEADING PROTEST

Hong Kong authorities have expressed concern, saying they are attempting to speak to Lam...
19th June, 2016 64

HONG KONG BOOKSELLER SPEAKS OUT ABOUT DETENTION IN CHINA

Lam is the first bookseller to speak openly about what happened and said the case had violated the rights of Hong Kong people ...
16th June, 2016 1032

HONG KONG VIGIL PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHINA'S TIANANMEN DEAD

'Spirit will not be crushed' In Beijing, authorities tightened security around Tiananmen Square, highlighting the enduring sensitivity over the events among the Communist Party leadership...
4th June, 2016 62

BARRICADES AS HONG KONG BRACES FOR ANTI-CHINA PROTESTS

Barricades in hong kong as city braces for zhang dejiang protests...
18th May, 2016 61

MING PAO EDITOR'S DISMISSAL STIRS UNEASE IN HONG KONG

Sacking, following publication by Ming Pao daily of report on Panama Papers leak, raises concerns about press freedom...
3rd May, 2016 46

USERS IN MAINLAND CHINA SEEKING TO ACCESS THE ITUNES MOVIES AND IBOOKS STORE WERE MET WITH A MESSAGE SAYING THE SERVICES CANNOT BE USED .

China blocks apple itunes and ibook stores after .....
24th April, 2016 28

HONG KONG HAS BECOME A FOCAL POINT FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO STOP MONEY LEAVING CHINA.

The leaked Mossack Fonseca documents have revealed to us how the families of China's leaders keep money offshore...
7th April, 2016 510

CHINA'S 'REMOVAL' OF HONG KONG BOOKSELLER IS 'SERIOUS BREACH' OF TREATY, U.K. SAYS

Says Likely abduction constitutes 'serious breach' of treaty that assures residents of protection of Hong Kong legal system British Foreign Secretary...
13th February, 2016 8

CHINA CONFIRMS MISSING HONG KONG BOOKSELLER, LEE BO, IS ON THE MAINLAND

Lee's disappearance triggered widespread concerns in Hong Kong owing to suspicions that Chinese security agents abducted him from Hong Kong...
19th January, 2016 5

HONG KONG SAYS MISSING BOOKSELLER LEE BO IS IN MAINLAND CHINA

Chinese security officials confirm to Hong Kong authorities that one of five publishers who disappeared over recent weeks is in Guandong...
19th January, 2016 23

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