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Forbes publisher sold to Asian investors

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 01:43

The publisher of the US business magazine Forbes said today that a controlling stake in the group had been sold to a Hong Kong-based investment consortium.

RBI, Monetary Authority of Hong Kong ink MoU for info exchange

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:36

With this, RBI has signed MoUs with 21 supervisors for supervisory co-operation.

25 injured as Hong Kong-bound jet hits turbulence

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:13

Hong Kong airport authorities said they were notified by the plane`s captain at 11:00 am that they would need help from emergency services when they came into land.

Hong Kong asks Beijing for greater democracy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:49

Hong Kong has sent a report to Beijing recommending changes to allow for greater democracy in the southern Chinese city, kicking off a process that will ultimately let residents elect their leader for the first time in 2017.

Pro-democracy lawmakers blast UK over Hong Kong report

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:20

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong hit back Friday at former colonial ruler Britain over a report they said showed no "commitment" to the city and strived to avoid embarrassing Beijing.

Chinese ambassador warns against `chaos` in Hong Kong

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:42

China`s ambassador to Britain today warned of "chaos" in Hong Kong if pro-democracy campaigners go ahead with a plan to occupy the city centre and dismissed their calls for the public to nominate candidates in leadership elections. <br><br> Discontent in Hong Kong is at its highest level in years over what is seen as increasing interference from China and Beijing`s insistence that it vet candidates before the vote for the city`s next chief executive in 2017.

Now Macau activists plan democracy poll in new headache for China

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:17

Three activist groups in Chinese-ruled Macau, the world`s biggest gambling hub, are planning an informal referendum on democracy, an organiser said on Tuesday, following the footsteps of neighbouring Hong Kong whose ballot China branded illegal. <br><br> Macau, a special administrative region of China like Hong Kong, is widely expected to re-elect its current leader, Fernando Chui, in a vote on August 31.

China`s top paper dismisses fears Hong Kong autonomy being eroded

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:56

China`s top newspaper on Friday dismissed fears that the autonomy of the former British colony of Hong Kong was being eroded, saying Beijing`s policy had not and would not change, following mass pro-democracy protests earlier in the week.

China Eastern Airlines to launch budget carrier

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:50

China Eastern Airlines said Wednesday it would transform one of its units into a budget airline, the first Chinese state carrier to do so.

Hong Kong police arrest 511 after big democracy rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:07

Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 people who refused to leave a street in the city`s financial district on Wednesday, a day after tens of thousands of people joined a massive march to push for democracy, free from China`s interference.

Nearly 200 arrested after Hong Kong democracy rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:18

Hong Kong police have arrested nearly 200 people after tens of thousands of residents joined a massive march to push for democracy.

On day of Hong Kong mass protests, China`s Army opens barracks to public

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:29

As tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand greater democracy and freedom from Beijing`s control, China`s military garrison stationed in the freewheeling capitalist hub launched its own offensive - to charm them.