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Top Hong Kong Articles

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  • Richard K.C. Hsieh

    Richard K.C. Hsieh
    Richard K.C. Hsieh, a public health specialist and former National Library of Medicine official who in retirement traced his family tree back to seventh-century China, died of a heart attack Dec. 31 at his Towson home. He was 79. Born in 1932 in...
  • The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo

    The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo
    As a teenager attending a Catholic school in Hong Kong in the 1960s, Carolyn Y. Woo never imagined that her studies were helping prepare her to one day lead Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services, one of the world's largest international humanitarian...
  • Hot spot: Hong Kong

    This week marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year, and there's no better place to celebrate the start of the lunar calendar than in Hong Kong. 2009 is the year of the Ox -- people born under this sign include President Barack Obama. Hong Kong is one...
  • Feeding the world, poisoning the planet

    First of five articles AASEN, Netherlands -- Leopold Hendrick admits a visitor through the locked doors of the world's first bureaucracy dedicated to tracking and taxing animal waste, a kind of manure IRS. The government administrator apologizes for...
  • Film Review: 'Overheard 3'

    The third and final installment in the "Overheard" franchise boasts a timely, intriguing subject: the corruption and controversy surrounding the real-estate development of Hong Kong's New Territories. With their skillful dialogue and direction,...
  • China's Alibaba to Finance Wong Kar-wai Movie Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has struck a deal to be involved with the upcoming films of top auteur Wong Kar-wai. The company revealed the deal in a regulatory filing by Chinavision, the Hong Kong stock market listed company that is soon to be...
  • Blog posts on article about Alibaba's China leadership links censored

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microblog posts about a New York Times article on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding's [IPO-BABA.N] close ties to descendants of China's leaders have been removed by censors, a censorship monitoring group said on Tuesday....
  • Forbes sells control of media business to Hong Kong group

    Forbes sells control of media business to Hong Kong group
    (Reuters) - Forbes magazine's publisher has agreed to sell a majority stake of its media business to a Hong Kong-based group of investors for an undisclosed sum, Forbes Media said on Friday, capping an eight-month hunt for a buyer for the company. The...
  • In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

    SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available...
  • China growth picks up as stimulus kicks in, more support may be needed

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth picked up slightly in the second quarter as a burst of government stimulus paid dividends, but analysts said Beijing will likely need to offer more support to meet its annual growth target as the property market...
  • Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline

    Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline
    Airline passengers have spoken and selected Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways as 2014's best airline and Singapore Airlines as the best first-class cabins, according to Skytrax Awards handed out Tuesday.  The awards, presented at the Farnborough...
  • Developer's zero-interest loans highlight China property risks

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's third largest property developer, Evergrande Real Estate, has joined smaller peers in offering zero-interest downpayment loans, a practice reminiscent of the U.S. housing boom that precipitated the global financial crisis....