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Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

Dollar suffered its biggest weekly decline in more than a decade last week

30 Mar 2020 10:00 AM

Badminton boss Thomas Lund fires back at 'disappointing' virus criticism

He says it was a difficult call in a highly fluid situation, with government advice and measures differing from country to country

27 Mar 2020 2:20 PM

Asian markets mostly up, dollar sinks on stimulus pledges

Markets are on course to end the week with healthy gains following a barrage of stimulus and monetary easing

27 Mar 2020 2:07 PM

Goldman Sachs to raise USD 8 bn for new buyout fund: sources

The company has raised about USD 47 billion since inception across eight funds, according to industry data provider Preqin.

07 Feb 2020 11:39 AM

Oil prices soar more than 4 per cent after Iranian general killed

Brent surged 4.4 per cent to USD 69.16 and WTI jumped 4.3 per cent to 63.84.

03 Jan 2020 12:08 PM

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Five dead, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash

Police said five people were certified dead at the scene with dozens injured.

18 Dec 2019 4:25 PM

Hong Kongers mark half year protest anniversary with huge rally

Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has been battered by increasingly violent demonstrations.

08 Dec 2019 1:57 PM

'Will fight for freedom until I die': Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark with rally

In a statement on Saturday, govt appealed for calm and said it has 'learned its lesson and will humbly listen to and accept criticism.'

08 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

18 Indians on Hong Kong vessel kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

The Hong Kong-flagged 'VLCC, NAVE CONSTELLATION' was attacked by pirates during the evening hours of Dec 3 while transiting through Nigeria.

05 Dec 2019 2:52 PM

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years

The city has been battered by 6 months of protests triggered by rising public anger over China's rule and police's response to protests.

03 Dec 2019 3:11 PM

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Hong Kong: Protesters thank Trump over support to anti-govt protests

The protestors showed 'gratitude' for US support of anti-government protests that have roiled the financial hub for nearly 6 months.

01 Dec 2019 3:36 PM

'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets

Hong Kong's protests began in opposition to a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

01 Dec 2019 2:17 PM

'Clearly interfering': Furious China warns US of retaliation on backing Hong Kong protesters

More than 5,800 people have been arrested since June, the numbers increasing exponentially in October and November, as violence escalated.

28 Nov 2019 1:49 PM

After weeks of violence, Hong Kong votes for district elections

Nearly 400,000 new voters have registered, however, which is widely interpreted as a positive sign for the pro-democracy camp.

24 Nov 2019 4:46 PM

Hong Kong students' escape through 'smelly' sewer filled with snakes thwarted

The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.

21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM

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Alibaba eyes USD 12.9 bn Hong Kong IPO after setting price: reports

Asia's biggest company has called the listing a multi-billion-dollar vote of confidence in the city's markets.

20 Nov 2019 10:44 AM

Hong Kong Protesters' daring escape from university on bikes; see video

The university siege has become a battle of wills between Hong Kong's stretched police force and the constantly innovating protest movement.

19 Nov 2019 10:47 AM

Hong Kong Open: Indian hope over as Kidambi Srikanth gets knocked out

With Srikanth's defeat, the Indian challenge in Hong Kong Open also came to an end.

16 Nov 2019 6:43 PM

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth marches into semi-finals

Srikanth in the first game outclassed China's Chen Long with a score of 21-13.

15 Nov 2019 3:33 PM

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth enters quarter-finals

In an all Indian affair, Srikanth outclassed Sourabh Verma 21-11, 15-21, 21-19.

14 Nov 2019 5:25 PM

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