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Hong Kong

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Top Hong Kong Articles

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  • After food safety scares, China retailer offers baby milk insurance

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concern about food safety in China. Suning Commerce Group Ltd, which owns the Redbaby...
  • Standard Chartered to pay $300 million for oversight shortfalls

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - British banking company Standard Chartered Plc will pay a $300 million penalty and suspend or exit some important businesses after failing to weed out risky transactions that could be linked to money laundering. The civil...
  • Macao: Informal poll in China's casino mecca faces Beijing's disfavor

    Democracy activists in China’s casino hot spot of Macao have challenged the house with an informal poll to size up support for political reforms. But police have intervened, arresting organizers of the nonbinding referendum. The balloting, which...
  • Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell Go 'Looking For Grace'

    HONG KONG - Richard Roxburgh ("Moulin Rouge," "Mission: Impossible II") and Radha Mitchell ("Olympus Has Fallen," "Silent Hill") take the lead roles in "Looking for Grace," an Australian drama now in production under director Sue Brooks ("Japanese Story")...
  • China fund defaults expose foreign partners to shadow banking risk

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Foreign joint venture partners of Chinese mutual fund companies fear they will have to bail out investors in one of the shadiest patches of China's shadow banking system, following two defaults by lightly regulated...
  • Taiwan Cable Firm China Network Systems to be Sold for $2.3 Billion

    HONG KONG -- China Network Systems, one of Taiwan's largest cable TV network operators, is to be sold for some $2.4 billion. A previous deal to sell the carrier was blocked by Taiwan's regulators, but analysts expect the new transaction to have a higher...
  • China Box Office: 'Dragon 2' Beats 'The Four 3'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG - "How To Train Your Dragon 2" flew off with the top spot at the Chinese box office for the second successive week. It enjoyed an excellent hold, shedding just 10% in its second week (albeit seven days, compared...
  • Foresight wins Goldman big role in China's preferred shares deals

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Chinese banks prepare to raise $55 billion in the country's first preferred share offers, foreign investment banks with experience in structuring such deals are ready to pounce on a potential $275 million in underwriting fees....
  • StanChart penalty a blow for Hong Kong as city looks to clean up image

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's de facto central bank moved to defend itself on Wednesday after a New York regulator penalized Standard Chartered Plc for what it described as anti-money laundering failings in its United Arabs Emirates and Hong Kong...
  • Hong Kong Law Society president resigns amid China democracy debate

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote exposed a growing determination by traditionally conservative lawyers to challenge perceived threats by Beijing to the business hub's judicial...
  • Inflows to Hong Kong ETFs soar as foreigners bet on Chinese stocks

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Offshore investors are rallying behind China's undervalued equities by plowing billions of dollars into Hong Kong's exchange-traded funds denominated in the yuan currency. As a scheme to allow more foreign inflows into Chinese...
  • Jackie Chan's Son, Jaycee Arrested on Drug Charges

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Jaycee Chan, son of martial arts superstar Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing in connection with possible drug use. According to reports by Chinese online and state media, Jaycee Chan (aka Fang Zuming)...