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HKEX CEO says many U.S.-listed Chinese firms to list in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong's stock exchange expects many U.S.-listed Chinese firms to list on its bourse this year, in part because of U.S. political pressure following China's new national security legislation on Hong Kong, the head of the exchange said on Thursday.
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Britain says nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests sent to U.S. lab came back void

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LONDON - Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a U.S. lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a mounting pile of questions over the UK's testing regime.
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Tennis-Players will always feel at risk without vaccine, says Ram

28 days ago   |   By

MUMBAI - Athletes will not feel 100% safe until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is available and the U.S. Open should only proceed if all qualified players are able to travel to the Grand Slam, American doubles specialist Rajeev Ram has said.
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U.S. banks attract bargain hunters though hurdles to growth remain

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Investors eyeing a turnaround in the U.S. economy are piling into U.S. bank stocks even as some caution that positive stress test results and an abatement of loan losses will be needed to sustain a rally in the battered sector.
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Hong Kong passes China national anthem bill amid protests

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Bill criminalises abusing the March of the Volunteers anthem with three years in prison and a fine of up to $6,450.
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China eases flight curbs after U.S. targets its airlines

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China has moved to ease restrictions on foreign airlines, shortly after the U.S. vowed to bar Chinese carriers from its airports if restrictions were not lifted. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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Hong Kong Passes Law Banning Insults to China's National Anthem

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Hong Kong's Legislative Council passed a controversial law banning residents from disrespecting China's national anthem, a bill that had sparked physical confrontations between rival lawmakers.
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British Lawmaker Tells HSBC CEO That China Support Causes Alarm

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A British lawmaker has written to HSBC Holdings Plc's chief executive, saying the global lender's decision to back Beijing on its proposed security laws for Hong Kong is causing alarm.
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Iran, China Use Twitter to Bash U.S. for Protest Hypocrisy

28 days ago   |   By

As American cities convulse with protests, U.S. adversaries are taking advantage of the situation on social media to advance their agendas and rebuke U.S. government officials, according to a report released Wednesday.
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HSBC, StanChart criticised for backing Hong Kong security law

28 days ago   |   By

Senior British politicians criticised HSBC and Standard Chartered on Thursday after the banks backed China's national security law for Hong Kong, in conflict with the British government's opposition to the proposed legislation.
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Hong Kong Is Caught in the Middle of the Great U.S.-China Power Struggle

Hong Kong Is Caught in the Middle of the Great U.S.-China Power Struggle

28 days ago   |   By

The protesters didn't expect to be back on the streets so soon.
Life in Hong Kong had only just started to resemble a new normal after the threat of the pandemic subsided. But there they were again on May 24, dressed in black, ready for the storm brewing. “This is a fresh hell,” says Sukie, 25, who asked to use only her nickname for safety reasons.
After almost a year of widespread, sometimes violent pro-democracy protests in the former British colony, China had announced sweeping new security measures that will prevent and punish any secession, subversion, terrorism or foreign...
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Hong Kong passes controversial bill to make disrespecting China's national anthem a crime

Hong Kong passes controversial bill to make disrespecting China's national anthem a crime

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Hong Kong passed a controversial bill on Thursday that makes insulting China's national anthem a crime.
The bill states that anyone who insults or commercially misuses China's national anthem - March of the Volunteers - faces fines of up to HK$50,000, or roughly $6,380, or up to three years in prison.
The bill was passed on the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, in which Chinese troops entered Tiananmen Square in Beijing and fired on unarmed pro-democracy protesters, killing hundreds.
China has grown increasingly overbearing in its policies towards Hong Kong in recent...
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U.S. court blocks sales of Bayer's weed killer

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German agrochemicals group Bayer AG has been blocked from selling its dicamba-based weed killer in the United States after an appeals court rejected a federal regulator's permit for the product.
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HSBC, StanChart back China's Hong Kong security law

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Major banks HSBC and Standard Chartered backed China's new national security law for Hong Kong on Wednesday in a break from their usual policy of political neutrality. Gloria Tso reports.
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China's banking regulator says U.S. sanctions would not shake Hong Kong

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HONG KONG/BEIJING - Hong Kong's financial markets and currency peg with the U.S. dollar are stable and sanctions proposed by some U.S. politicians will not have a material impact, a spokesperson at the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission said on Thursday.
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