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Joe Biden marks 50M vaccine doses in 37 days; South Korea, Hong Kong administer first vaccinations; 508K US deaths: Latest COVID-19 updates

Added: 26.02.2021 4:48 | 22 views | 0 comments

President Joe Biden urged Americans to wear masks and not let their guard down as the number of coronavirus cases declined. Latest COVID-19 updates.


What does Britain want from China – A country sending mixed messages

Added: 25.02.2021 3:01 | 30 views | 0 comments

Photo taken on Dec. 21, 2020 shows the Union Jack flag and the Big Ben clock tower of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. [Photo/Xinhua] Last week the Guardian newspaper reported British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had told a Downing Street roundtable event with business leaders he was "fervently Sinophile" and would seek to strengthen economic and trade links with Beijing, resuscitating dialogues previously frozen owing to tensions in Hong Kong. The report came amid a flurry of U.K. actions against China in the past few weeks, including a speech at the United Nations by Foreign Secretary Dominic Rabb attacking Beijing over Xinjiang, Britain pitching itself as an...

Cuomo retains Hong Kong law firm as state fights to recover millions of misspent funds on Chinese ventilators

Added: 24.02.2021 19:10 | 15 views | 0 comments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration got swindled trying to buy millions of dollars of Chinese medical gear amid the coronavirus crisis — and has been forced to hire a law firm in Hong Kong in a bid to recoup the taxpayer money it lost, as learned.

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Credit Suisse, UBS move bankers to mainland China from Hong Kong

Added: 24.02.2021 6:34 | 19 views | 0 comments

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Credit Suisse Group and UBS Group are relocating a number of bankers to mainland China from Hong Kong to better compete for deals after the world's fastest growing major economy relaxed curbs on foreign financial firms. Credit Suisse recently moved three directors, including Vivian Feng, Richard Kot and Felix Meng, as well as four more junior bankers, to the mainland, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be named discussing internal decisions. UBS is...

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China has tried to intimidate Hong Kong activists in Germany, Berlin says

Added: 23.02.2021 14:27 | 4 views | 0 comments

During a protest in support of Hong Kong activists in Hamburg, Chinese pro-government counter-demonstrators reportedly filmed and photographed participants "presumably for the purpose of intimidation" UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:56 PM IST China has tried to intimidate Hong Kong residents living in...

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5.1-magnitude quake hits 105 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia -- USGS

Added: 22.02.2021 3:52 | 5 views | 0 comments

HONG KONG, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with...

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Concern over proposed Hong Kong law that could bar anyone from leaving

Added: 20.02.2021 17:19 | 23 views | 0 comments

HONG KONG (AFP) - A Hong Kong government proposal that could give "apparently unfettered power" to the immigration director to stop anyone from leaving the city is deeply concerning, barristers said Friday (Feb 12). Hong Kong's influential Bar Association (HKBA) submitted a paper to the city's legislative council expressing alarm over the law, which could bar any individual - Hong Kong resident or not -...

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Hong Kong Disneyland reopens for the third time: The latest on Disney's global theme parks

Added: 20.02.2021 9:17 | 35 views | 0 comments

Shanghai Disneyland, Tokyo Disney, Disney World and Hong Kong Disneyland are now open, while Disneyland remains closed indefinitely and Disneyland Paris aims to reopen April 2. Here's the latest news on Disney's theme parks worldwide.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy opposition lawmakers all to quit in protest after four members ousted

Added: 12.11.2020 6:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

pro-democracy opposition lawmakers are set to resign in a protest against the dismissal of four of their colleagues.

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Crypto companies are trying to cash in at a really bad time

Added: 04.10.2018 4:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

The world's top makers of bitcoin mining technology hope to raise money from investors by selling shares in Hong Kong.


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