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Hong Kong Bracing For Dip In Hotel Occupancy Amid Series Of Protests Over Extradition Bill, Industry Leader Warns

Hong Kong Bracing For Dip In Hotel Occupancy Amid Series Of Protests Over Extradition Bill, Industry Leader Warns

Hotel occupancy for July may go down by 3 to 4 percentage points amid series of protests over extradition bill Tourist footfall also drops sharply, with Japan joining the league of countries that issued travel advisories on coming to Hong Kong

Japan And South Korea Trade Accusations Ahead Of WTO Meeting

Japan And South Korea Trade Accusations Ahead Of WTO Meeting

Officials from two countries discussing Tokyo's export restrictions on chemical ingredients at World Trade Organisation in Geneva Seoul claims Japan - not South Korea - has breached international sanctions on the North, while Tokyo says its 'trust' in Seoul has been damaged

Alibaba To Take On Amazon, Opening Business-to-business Services To US Companies

Alibaba To Take On Amazon, Opening Business-to-business Services To US Companies

Push comes as Chinese giant, which operates the world's largest e-commerce platform, seeks ways to expand its business internationally

Sales Down At Least 10 Per Cent At Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 As Weekend Protest Against Extradition Bill Halts Traffic

Sales Down At Least 10 Per Cent At Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 As Weekend Protest Against Extradition Bill Halts Traffic

Exhibitors say business has been slow throughout the week, with event being less crowded than in previous years The fair, one of the world's largest, ends on Tuesday

China Unlikely To Follow US Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut, Central Bank Governor Suggests

China Unlikely To Follow US Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut, Central Bank Governor Suggests

People's Bank of China chief Yi Gang tells Chinese magazine 'Caixin' that Beijing does not always follow rate changes made by its American counterpart The US Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce a 0.25 percentage point cut next week

Violence In Hong Kong's Yuen Long Casts Long Shadow Over Property Projects In New Territories

Violence In Hong Kong's Yuen Long Casts Long Shadow Over Property Projects In New Territories

New home sales expected to drop 20 per cent this month, Centaline Property Agency says Developers such as New World and Chinachem, however, say violence unlikely to affect sales

China's Answer To Nasdaq Turns Out To Be A One-day Wonder After All, And That Should Concern Xi Jinping

China's Answer To Nasdaq Turns Out To Be A One-day Wonder After All, And That Should Concern Xi Jinping

China's answer to Nasdaq helped 25 companies raise 37 billion yuan in the seven months it took to get up and running All but four of the 25 firms that debuted on the board fell by second day, as investors took flight after profiting from the average debut gain of 140 per cent

Global Regulators Delay New Derivatives Margin Rules To Avoid Market Fragmentation

Global Regulators Delay New Derivatives Margin Rules To Avoid Market Fragmentation

Deadline for implementation of new margin rules extended by one year to September 1, 2021 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said that the potential benefits of margin requirements must be weighed against the impact on liquidity

Chinese Fans Excited As Tencent And Pokemon Team Up To Develop New Game

Chinese Fans Excited As Tencent And Pokemon Team Up To Develop New Game

TiMi Studio and Nintendo-backed Japanese company have agreed to collaborate, but no further details are given Gamers welcome the news on mainland, where wildly popular monster-hunting mobile game is banned

Yuen Long Recovers But Anxiety Looms Over Weekend Protest Against Sunday's Attacks, As Residents, Businesses Lose Faith In Hong Kong Police

Yuen Long Recovers But Anxiety Looms Over Weekend Protest Against Sunday's Attacks, As Residents, Businesses Lose Faith In Hong Kong Police

Two days after the late-night brutality at MTR station, life in the northern town returns to normal, but residents remain wary Most point blame at police for what they see as failure to protect the public