Hong Kong

Chinese president urges unity on rare visit to once-turbulent Xinjiang

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Xinjiang this week on his first visit in eight years to the once volatile Northwest Frontier region, where the United States has accused China of genocide against the Muslim Uighur minority. From Tuesday to Friday, Xi visited sites in Xinjiang including a cotton farm, a commercial district …

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Hong Kong court jails youths who tried to flee to Taiwan by boat

One of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested last year in mainland China for illegal border crossing arrives at Tin Shui Wai Police Station in Hong Kong, China on March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong men who tried to …

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Stocks make a recovery attempt, trapped by the weakening of the global economy

China’s economy slowed sharply in the second quarter US yields, the dollar fell after the statements of Federal Reserve officials European markets are more stable, focusing on the political crisis in Italy LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks tried to rally on Friday after four days of losses caused by mounting fears of an economic slowdown, …

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Asian stocks were bruised after US inflation data bolstered recession fears

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks suffered on Thursday and the safe-haven dollar was strong as hot US inflation data led to fears the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates more aggressively to slow price increases, which could push the economy into recession. . MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) lost 0.1%, …

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Pictet Wealth Management is back in Chinese stocks after an 18-month hiatus

The logo of Swiss private bank Pictet appears at a branch office in Zurich, Switzerland on February 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wegmann Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – The wealth management arm of Swiss bank Pictet Group is buying back Chinese shares after more than 18 months of …

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In China’s Shenzhen, nostalgia for the good old days of Hong Kong culture continues

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – A trip to charming Hong Kong was a distant dream for most mainlanders in the mid-1990s, but for schoolgirl Tracy Chen in the booming southern city of Shenzhen, it was just a lunchtime stroll. With Hong Kong losing autonomy after 25 years of Chinese rule, Chen is among the many residents …

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Hang Heung brings new innovations to traditional Chinese pastry brand

Innovation is one of the buzzwords that marketers often use. However, for marketers who act as custodians of legacy brands, they have to preserve the history and glory of the brand, while introducing new products to attract new customers. As one of Hong Kong’s oldest brands with over 100 years of history, Hang Heung …

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Report says European Union champion Airbus has deep links to China’s military-industrial complex – Politico

Click play to listen to this article A new report shows that Airbus, the largest European aircraft maker, has entered into technology and manufacturing sharing agreements with entities linked to China’s state-run military apparatus. These findings will raise questions about how long the European airline can continue to secure its strong market position in China …

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Legendary Hong Kong attraction, its famous floating restaurant Plunge!

In a shocking incident, the iconic jumbo Restaurant, floating facility, sank in the South China Sea. The legendary restaurant was pulled away from its original harbor and sank soon after. This 50-plus-year-old establishment has been one of the city’s major tourist attractions. According to the parent company, the floating restaurant capsized in the water while …

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