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Pro Tibet group to hold panel discussion on China

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A pro-Tibet group named Global Alliance For Tibet and Persecuted Minorities (GMPM) has scheduled ...

China continues to deny West's condemnation of human rights

Geneva [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): Despite reports and testimonies of human rights violations emerging from Xinjiang and Hong Kong, China ...

Equity indices edge higher, Coal India up 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced on Thursday due to favourable global cues amid optimism over ...

Pitfalls of EU-Comprehensive Agreement on Investment deal

Athens [Grecce], February 25 (ANI): December 2020, European Union (EU) landmark trade deal - the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) ...

PLA trains Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" marching

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is teaching Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" Chinese-style marching for ...

With Chinese Media Under Control, Beijing Sets Sights on Foreign News

HONG KONG - The future of foreign reporting in China is being brought into question as the Chinese government aims ...

Equity indices up on positive global cues, metal stock

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

EU escalates condemnation of China's crackdown on Hong Kong

Brussels [Belgium], February 24 (ANI): The European Union has escalated its condemnation of Beijing's political crackdown under the draconian National ...

EU-China investment deal faces backlash

Brussels [Belgium], February 24 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday faced backlash on its investment deal with China in the ...

Hong Kong stocks dive on stamp duty plan

Hong Kong shares ended with hefty losses Wednesday after the city's finance chief said he would hike stamp duty on ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Feb. 26

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Graft fugitive pleads guilty at trial in south China

GUANGZHOU, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- A suspect in a major bank embezzlement case plead guilty at a trial in south ...

Macao's merchandise export up 29 pct in January

MACAO, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Macao's total merchandise export amounted to 1.42 billion patacas in January 2021, up 29 percent ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Feb. 25

WASHINGTON -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday urged governments to take strong policy actions to ...

Macao releases first composite interest rates for pataca, HKD

MACAO, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- The composite interest rates for the pataca and the Hong Kong dollar fell from 0.87 ...

Hong Kong reports 13 new COVID-19 cases

HONG KONG, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 13 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 ...

Volume of Hong Kong's total exports, imports of goods up in Jan. 2021

HONG KONG, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Census and Statistics Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government ...

Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Feb. 26

BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Feb. 26 (temperatures in Celsius): ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Feb. 25

BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Taiwan export orders from mainland, Hong Kong soar in January

TAIPEI, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan companies received export orders from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong worth a total ...

Major stock market indices in Asia

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets in Asia on Wednesday. The Shanghai ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Indonesia adds 7,533 new cases

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Hong Kong to raise trading stamp duty

HONG KONG, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong will raise the trading stamp duty to 0.13 percent, a senior official ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Hong Kong reports 17 new cases

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Feb. 25

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Feb. 25 (temperatures in Celsius): ...

China joins Thailand, UAE in digital currency research project

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Central banks of China, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates as well as Hong Kong ...

Hong Kong reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

HONG KONG, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 17 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Feb. 24

BANGKOK -- The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines that Thailand ordered from China's Sinovac Biotech arrived in the capital Bangkok ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Feb. 24

HOUSTON -- The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported an increase of 1.026 million barrels of crude oil in ...

Hong Kong to see budget deficit again in 2021-22 financial year

HONG KONG, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is expected to see ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Feb. 24

NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 11,030,176 on Wednesday as 13,742 new cases were registered during the past ...

$59.2M Hong Kong flat sale sets new Asia record

$59.2M Hong Kong flat sale sets new Asia record The Phnom Penh Post ...

Legend Holdings Seeks to Float Non-Tradable Shares in HK Pilot Program

Legend Holdings Seeks to Float Non-Tradable Shares in HK Pilot Program Caixin Global ...

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