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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Chinese property developers at risk as trust funds dry up

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers in the first half of this year, closing off a crucial funding avenue just as the housing market cools, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the broader...
  • 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...
  • New York IPO of China's Alibaba May Expand To $130 billion

    HONG KONG - Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce and Internet giant, has expanded the size of its imminent IPO in New York. The company updated the draft prospectus on file with the Securities & Exchange Commission Friday, and indicated that it might raise...
  • Smithfield Foods parent to try IPO again

    Smithfield Foods parent to try IPO again
    Chinese pork producer WH Group Ltd. is seeking to raise up to $3 billion as early as this month in a revived Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) that saw the deal size cut by nearly two-thirds, Thomson Reuters publication IFR reported on Thursday....
  • Police arrest 511 after Hong Kong democracy rally

    Police arrest 511 after Hong Kong democracy rally
    Police in Hong Kong on Wednesday arrested at least 511 demonstrators who refused to leave city streets following one of the largest pro-democracy protests in the former British territory since its return to Chinese rule in 1997. Demonstrators were...
  • 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...