Fri, 14 Aug 2020

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Hong Kong amid COVID-19 pandemic

Children ride bicycles on a road in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)HONG KONG, Aug. 14 ...

Trump calls arrest of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai 'terrible'

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday deemed the detention of media mogul Jimmy Lai by ...

Taiwan Indicts Three Parliamentary Aides For Spying For China

Prosecutors in Taiwan on Thursday indicted three former legislative aides for trying to access President Tsai Ing-wen's medical records for ...

Hong Kong's RTHK Takes Down Podcast Featuring Activist Who Fled City

Hong Kong's government broadcaster has withdrawn a political podcast from its website after being warned that an interview with exiled ...

China decides to suspend SFO agreement between Hong Kong and Germany

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): China on Thursday said it has decided to suspend the agreement on the surrender of ...

Air India to operate two VB Mission flights from HK to Delhi

Hong Kong, August 13 (ANI): Air India is planning to operate two Vande Bharat Mission flights from Hong Kong to ...

Equity indices end marginally lower, Eicher Motors dips 2.3 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices bounced between gains and losses on Thursday but ended marginally lower ...

Global Markets Mixed Amid Continued Economic Uncertainty

Global markets were mixed Thursday.In Asia, the Nikkei in Tokyo finished its trading session up 1.7 percent. Sydney's S&P/ASX index ...

US, Slovenia to Sign 5G Joint Declaration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a ...

3 top leaders of CCP relatives own assets in HK

Hong Kong, August 13 (ANI): The three top leaders of Chinese Communist Party including President Xi Jinping, have relatives who ...

Update: Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Qiu Tingting (R) transports the collected garbage of the residents in quarantine at Renminlunan Community, Tianshan District of Urumqi, northwest ...

Hong Kong's Apple Daily Braces For More Raids

Police in Hong Kong released pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow and media tycoon Jimmy Lai late on Tuesday on bail, pending ...

US Top Diplomat Warns of China's Global Threat

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that China's economic power is in some ways a greater ...

Jimmy Lai, Agnes Chow Out on Bail as Newspaper Braces For More Raids

Police in Hong Kong released pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow and media tycoon Jimmy Lai late on Tuesday on bail, pending ...

Equity indices close flat, pharma stocks hit but PSU banks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased early losses but lay flat in the negative terrain at ...

Arrest of China's top banker reveals rampant corruption in CCP

Beijing [China], Aug 12 (ANI): The arrest of one of China's top bankers, Lai Xiaomin, for taking USD 256 million ...

US Officials Sanctioned by China Denounce Measures as Distraction

The 11 U.S. lawmakers and nonprofit leaders sanctioned Monday by China are speaking out, with one spokesperson characterizing the new ...

WeChat 'Extends China's Internet' to Wherever Users Are in The World

Concerns are growing over overseas censorship and surveillance via Tencent's WeChat social media app, with the U.S. banning business with ...

Hong Kong suspends extradition agreements with France and Germany

Hong Kong on Wednesday said it had suspended its extradition agreements with France and Germany after the two European powers ...

2nd LD-Writethru: Chinese mainland reports 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 14

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

China suspends HK's SFO agreement with Germany, shelves one with France

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- China has decided to suspend the agreement on the surrender of fugitive offenders (SFO) between ...

Hong Kong reports 69 new COVID-19 cases, 4,312 in total

HONG KONG, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 on ...

Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, Aug. 13

BEIJING -- Chinese stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.04 percent at 3,320.73 points. ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Aug. 13

BEIJING -- Xinfadi, the largest wholesale market with fruit, vegetable and meat supplies in Beijing, is to reopen starting Saturday, ...

China's central bank issues 30 bln yuan of bills in Hong Kong

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank Thursday issued 30 billion yuan (about 4.32 billion U.S. dollars) worth of ...

2nd LD-Writethru: Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Thursday that it received reports of 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 13

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Foreign diplomats from 37 countries visit Hainan free trade port

HAIKOU, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 73 foreign diplomats from 37 countries on Wednesday started to visit south ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Aug. 12

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 62 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing ...

Spotlight: A glimpse into Hong Kong's inflatable COVID-19 testing lab

HONG KONG, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Sixteen white "cocoons" have been neatly arranged in the large gymnasium at the Sun ...

Xavier Marshall axed from USA contracts list

10:20 PM ISTOpening batsman Xavier Marshall is the highest profile casualty from USA Cricket's newly announced list of central contracts, ...

EDITORIAL- Democracies need to speak up for freedom in Hong Kong - The Asahi Shimbun

China is trying to stifle freedom in Hong Kong by increasing the ruthlessness of its brutal crackdow ...

Inside Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily During Hong Kong's Media Crackdown

Inside Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily During Hong Kong's Media Crackdown The New York Times ...

Opinion - Joshua Wong- Hong Kong Still Has Many Ways to Resist

Joshua Wong: Hong Kong Still Has Many Ways to Resist The New York Times ...

China Banks Act to Comply With Trump Sanctions on Hong Kong (2)

China Banks Act to Comply With Trump Sanctions on Hong Kong (2) Bloomberg Law ...

Jimmy Lai- Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'

Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning". ...

Prominent Hong Kong Publisher Arrested Under New National Security Law

Prominent Hong Kong Publisher Arrested Under New National Security Law KLCC FM Public Radio ...

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