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North Korean sanctions evasions reveal Hong Kong's middleman role
by Kelvin Chan - March 22, 2018 - 1:52pm
In the dead of night last month, two tanker ships pulled alongside each other in the East China Sea. One was a North Korean vessel, the other was the Belize-flagged Wan Heng 11.
18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash
by Kelvin Chan - February 11, 2018 - 1:44am
A double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on yesterday evening, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more, authorities in the southern Chinese city said.
US Treasury official presses Hong Kong, Beijing on NKorea
by Kelvin Chan - January 25, 2018 - 12:00am
A US Treasury official said yesterday she has urged officials in Hong Kong and Beijing to step up measures to counter North Korean smuggling and financing, as part of Washington's fine tuning of efforts to shut down...
For many hotels, terror risks make tight security routine
by Kelvin Chan - October 3, 2017 - 10:30pm
Across the globe, risks of extremist attacks and other violence have made tight security at hotels and resorts routine, even in countries where strict gun control laws may help prevent the kind of shooting attack...
One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule
by Kelvin Chan - June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
Filipino, Sri Lankan refugees who sheltered Snowden denied Hong Kong asylum
by Kelvin Chan - May 16, 2017 - 12:20am
Immigration officials in Hong Kong denied the applications by the four adults and three children from Sri Lanka and the Philippines who sheltered Edward Snowden four years ago, in what their lawyer said is retaliation...
ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk
by Kelvin Chan - April 6, 2017 - 10:26am
The Asian Development Bank says Asia's developing economies will see steady growth this year and the next, though the evolving policies of President Donald Trump's administration are a major uncertainty.
World stocks mixed as dollar regains footing after slide
by Kelvin Chan - January 18, 2017 - 5:56pm
World stocks were mixed Wednesday following a sharp correction in the dollar that sapped investor enthusiasm.
Asia shares sink as Trump reported taking lead in vote count
by Kelvin Chan - November 9, 2016 - 10:39am
Asian shares have shed early gains, tumbling Wednesday as Donald Trump gained the lead in the electoral vote count in the presidential election. Earlier, investors had appeared persuaded that Hillary Clinton, seen...
China's overseas takeover spree meets growing resistance
by Kelvin Chan - October 28, 2016 - 6:40pm
Corporate China's global shopping binge barreled on this week with more multibillion dollar deals, but Beijing is starting to discover that there are limits to what its money can buy.
Hong Kong court sees chilling video describing torture
by Kelvin Chan - October 25, 2016 - 3:48pm
A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and "tortured her badly."
Casino mogul Wynn readies lavish new Macau resort
by Kelvin Chan - August 17, 2016 - 6:51pm
he U.S. casino mogul will need luck on his side as launches his $4.2 billion Wynn Palace project in the gambling hub on China's southern coast, where growth is downshifting after years of turbocharged expansion...
Asian stock markets slip as investors await Bank of Japan
by Kelvin Chan - July 28, 2016 - 1:35pm
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes as they anticipate more stimulus from Japan.
Asian stocks start to shake off 'Brexit' worries
by Kelvin Chan - June 28, 2016 - 3:44pm
Most Asian stock benchmarks rebounded from early losses Tuesday as investors started shaking off the jitters from Britain's vote to quit the European Union and its messy aftermath.
Asian stocks drift as G-20 meet leaves investors unimpressed
by Kelvin Chan - February 28, 2016 - 11:36pm
Asian markets were searching for cues Monday after finance officials from the world's biggest economies held a weekend meeting in China that ended without any specific pledges for joint action to stimulate sagging...
Most Asian stocks fall on North Korea nuke fears, China data
by Kelvin Chan - January 5, 2016 - 9:56pm
Most Asian stock markets declined Wednesday after a possible nuclear test in North Korea unnerved investors and a poor Chinese economic report dampened sentiment.
Asia stocks rise, Europe flat as investors count down to Fed
by Kelvin Chan - December 20, 2015 - 1:02am
Asian stocks surged while European markets were tentative Wednesday as investors waited to see whether the Fed raises interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.
Asian stocks rise strongly as investors count down to Fed
by Kelvin Chan - December 16, 2015 - 3:12am
Asian stocks surged Wednesday ahead of a widely expected decision by the Fed to raise interest rates from near zero in a vote of confidence in the U.S. economy.
Alibaba buys Hong Kong's South China Morning Post newspaper
by Kelvin Chan - December 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday it's buying Hong Kong's leading English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, as part of a plan to create a global platform for news about China.
Vietnam set to be Pacific trade pact's big winner
by Kelvin Chan - October 7, 2015 - 6:16am
An ambitious Pacific Rim trade deal anchored by the U.S. promises to boost the economies of its 12 participating countries by opening their markets to one another, but not all the gains will be spread evenly.
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