UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases 

DUBAI, Oct. 5 — The Abu Dhabi emergency and crisis management team announced on Tuesday it detected a number of bird flu-infected quays, reported the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state news agency WAM.

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China's 1st Zika patient discharged from hospital

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on China's 1st Zika patient discharged from hospital 

NANCHANG, Feb. 14 — China's first patient with the Zika virus was discharged from hospital on Sunday.

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China's box office hits record high on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on China's box office hits record high on Valentine's Day 

BEIJING, Feb. 15 — China's box office sales totaled 580 million yuan (about USD88.3 million) on Valentine's Day, a new high from previous years.

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China could be top IPO market in 2016: PwC

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on China could be top IPO market in 2016: PwC 

BEIJING, Jan. 4 — The number of initial public offerings (IPO) on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses may top the world in 2016, thanks to stock listing reform and the expected launch of a new board, according to a report published Monday.

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Hong Kong's exports likely to remain flat in 2016: trade council

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong's exports likely to remain flat in 2016: trade council 

HONG KONG, Dec. 16 — The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) predicted on Wednesday that Hong Kong's exports volume is likely to increase by 2 percent in 2016 while unit value may drop by 2 percent, leaving exports value to remain flat in the coming year.

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Hong Kong chief executive urges tourism industry for self-discipline

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong chief executive urges tourism industry for self-discipline 

HONG KONG, Oct. 22 — Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Thursday that the tourism industry should practice self-discipline.

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Chinese mainland tourist dies after serious attack

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese mainland tourist dies after serious attack 

HONG KONG, Oct. 20 — A Chinese mainland tourist died at a Hong Kong hospital on Tuesday morning after he was allegedly beaten unconscious by a gang of four men on Monday while mediating in a shopping dispute.

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Iran stays undefeated after beating Hong Kong, China

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran stays undefeated after beating Hong Kong, China 

CHANGSHA, China, Sept. 27 — Defending champion Iran recorded its fourth win in a row at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship here on Sunday after blowing out Hong Kong, china 111-56.

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Feature: H.K. political culture detrimental to democracy bid: Chow

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: H.K. political culture detrimental to democracy bid: Chow 

HONG KONG, Sept. 26 — The pro-democracy occupation protest in Hong Kong last year failed to bring about apparent democratic progression because conditions were not ripe, but a mass opposition movement could recur in five years or a decade with a rapidly worsening political environment, according to a student leader.

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HK gov't respects judicial independence – chief executive

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK gov't respects judicial independence – chief executive 

HONG KONG, Sept. 15 — Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying reiterated on Tuesday that Hong Kong enjoys judicial independence, when responding to a speech made earlier by Head of Central Government's Liaison Office in Hong Kong referring to the chief executive's legal position.

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