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Hong Kong

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  • Hong Kong Law Society president resigns amid China democracy debate

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote exposed a growing determination by traditionally conservative lawyers to challenge perceived threats by Beijing to the business hub's judicial...
  • StanChart penalty a blow for Hong Kong as city looks to clean up image

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's de facto central bank moved to defend itself on Wednesday after a New York regulator penalized Standard Chartered Plc for what it described as anti-money laundering failings in its United Arabs Emirates and Hong Kong...
  • Cup run looks over for scandal-hit Vietnamese side

    (Reuters) - The unlikely AFC Cup run of Vietnam side Vissai Ninh Binh looks set to end at the quarter-final stage after the club ripped apart by a match-fixing scandal were beaten 4-2 at home by Hong Kong's Kitchee in the first leg on Tuesday. Ninh Binh'...
  • Talent firm: Lawyer unable to contact Jackie Chan's son after arrest

    TAIPEI A lawyer has been unable to contact Jaycee Chan, the son of martial arts film star Jackie Chan, after his drugs-related arrest in Beijing, the Chans' management company said Tuesday. M'Stones International apologized for his arrest and said it...
  • Celebrities in firing line as China steps up drug war

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) - China is turning up the heat in a high-profile crackdown on drugs that has ensnared a string of celebrities, including the son of Hong Kong kungfu movie star Jackie Chan, as the government seeks to push forward a wider campaign...
  • Standard Chartered to pay $300 million for oversight shortfalls

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - British banking company Standard Chartered Plc will pay a $300 million penalty and suspend or exit some important businesses after failing to weed out risky transactions that could be linked to money laundering. The civil...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • Dragon boats races held on Connecticut River

    A centuries-old Chinese tradition has taken hold in the United States over the past three decades. Dragon boat racing has attracted people looking for some upper-body exercise along with the camaraderie of team sports in a fun atmosphere. Some 3,000...
  • Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover

    Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover
    A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback. The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...
  • Shares of China's SMI Culture Plunge After Acquisition News

    HONG KONG -- SMI Culture, a sister company to mainland China multiplex operator SMI Corporation, has unveiled a stock issue and the acquisition of a film production company in Beijing. Shares of SMI Culture had been suspended from trading on the Hong...
  • China home prices fall for third straight month in July

    BEIJING, (Reuters) - China's new home prices fell in July for a third straight month with price declines spreading to a record number of cities including Beijing, underlining a worsening property downturn that is increasingly dragging on the broader...