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  • 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...
  • Monica Ryan, Who Helped Organize Enfield's July 4th Fest, Dies At 71

    Monica Ryan, one of the three founding members of Enfield's Fourth of July celebration, died on May 30. She was 71. Ryan founded the celebration 30 years ago along with her former husband, Michael Ryan, and a family friend, Michael Tippo. Monica Ryan...
  • Vatican Taps Former Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten To Help Devise Digital Era Media Strategy

    ROME - The Vatican has appointed former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten as head of a committee to advise Pope Francis on how to improve its media strategy in the digital age. Patten, 70, who is also the former chairman of the BBC Trust, will head up...
  • As China cracks down on dissent, activists press US to raise issue

    BEIJING With Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials in the midst of two days of meetings with their Chinese counterparts, human rights activists are urging them to elevate a topic that President Xi Jinping would rather dodge: his...
  • 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....
  • Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman

    Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman
    A man suspected of posing as an airport security screener and pulling aside female passengers for pat-down searches has been identified as a 53-year-old San Francisco executive. Eric Slighton, 53, was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness about...
  • China home prices fall again in June, stirring policy hopes

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new home prices fell in June from May for a second straight month and analysts forecast the falls would continue - sparking a surprise rally in Chinese property stocks as investors anticipated imminent government support....
  • Precios de las casas en China ceden por 2do mes consecutivo en junio

    PEKIN (Reuters) - Los precios de las viviendas nuevas de China cayeron en junio desde mayo por segundo mes consecutivo y se espera que sigan disminuyendo, lo que representa un desafío para Pekín si el declive es muy brusco y pesa más sobre la economía...
  • Forbes sells majority stake to Hong Kong group, family remains

    By Jennifer Saba July 18 (Reuters) - Forbes magazine's publisher agreed to sell a majority stake to a group of international investors for an undisclosed sum, Forbes Media said on Friday, capping an eight-month hunt for a buyer for the company. The...
  • Hampton police investigating business burglaries

    Hampton police investigating business burglaries
    Hampton police are trying to solve a series of burglaries at businesses in the city since May, with officials saying that the circumstances in each case are very similar. Police, however, are still trying to determine who committed each of the...
  • Exclusive - Red flags: Alibaba's Ma and Ma's private equity firm

    HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When a fast-growing private equity firm co-founded by Jack Ma sought funding from institutional investors for the first time in early 2013, almost all had one major concern, its chairman said: was the firm independent from...
  • Hong Kong's leader asks China to allow democratic reform

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader formally asked Beijing on Tuesday to allow electoral reform, paving the way for a city-wide leadership election in the free-wheeling Asian financial hub in 2017. The devil remains in the details, however, with...