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Stories with place: Hong Kong
  • US markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 9:44 am

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are opening broadly higher as the market bounces back from a plunge the day before.

  • Hong Kong teen faces trial over pro-democracy protest 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 12:14 am

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong teenage student leader Joshua Wong is set to face trial on charges relating to his role in storming government headquarters nearly a year ago in a protest that sparked monthslong pro-democracy street occupations.

  • China factory indexes ebb in new sign of economic weakness story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:55 am

    HONG KONG - Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to support growth.

  • As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop? 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 11:14 am

    BICESTER, England - The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China.

  • China's Dalian Wanda buys Ironman triathlon brand for $650M 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 11:52 pm

    HONG KONG - Chinese property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group said Thursday that it is buying the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series as it forecasts explosive demand in China for the sport.

  • China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 9:22 am

    BEIJING - What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else - for now.

  • China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 8:04 am

    BEIJING - Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.

  • AP Exclusive: China blast site owner on state firm's board story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 1:05 am

    SHANGHAI - The man unveiled as principal owner of the warehouses at the center of deadly blasts in Tianjin also is on the board of a state-owned company that is ultimately controlled by the same powerful entity investigating the explosions, an Associated Press review of public documents found.

  • Q&A: How turbulence in China stocks masks a bigger story 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 3:49 pm

    NEW YORK - Doubts about China have rattled investors' nerves this summer. A plunge in the country's high-flying stock market along with sudden drops in its currency have heightened fears about the world's second-largest economy.

  • Thai blast strikes blow to tourism, pillar of ailing economy 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 10:58 am

    BANGKOK - The bomb blast that ripped through a Bangkok shrine, killing 20 and injuring dozens, is also certain to take its toll on tourism, the one bright spot in Thailand's sputtering economy.

  • Thai blast strikes blow to tourism, pillar of ailing economy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:37 am

    BANGKOK - The bomb blast that ripped through a Bangkok shrine, killing 20 and injuring dozens, is also certain to take its toll on tourism, the one bright spot in Thailand's sputtering economy.

  • Foreign companies around Tianjin blast suspend operations story has photos
    Updated: Aug-17-15 1:22 pm

    SHANGHAI - Foreign companies have suspended operations around the Tianjin port as officials scramble to contain the toxic fallout of last week's deadly chemical explosions, which dealt a blow to northern China's emerging economic hub.

  • From bananas to phones: How cheaper yuan could reverberate 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 6:55 am

    HONG KONG - China's unexpected move this week to lower the value of its tightly-leashed currency, the yuan, sent shockwaves through global financial markets. The impact on consumers around the world and China's neighbors will take longer to play out but possible winners and losers are already emerging.

  • Deadly China blast disrupts world's 10th largest port story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 8:12 pm

    SHANGHAI - Explosions that sent huge fireballs through China's Tianjin port have disrupted the flow of cars, oil, iron ore and other items through the world's 10th largest port.

  • Hong Kong police raid Uber office after arresting 5 drivers 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 9:07 am

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong police searched Uber's office in the Asian financial center on Tuesday, in the latest legal headache for the fast-growing company that's meeting resistance from regulators and traditional taxi businesses worldwide.

  • Bank of China money-laundering trial to begin in March 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 2:41 pm

    FLORENCE, Italy - A $5 billion money-laundering trial of the Bank of China and 297 other defendants in Italy is scheduled to begin in March, deputy public prosecutor Giulio Monferini said Wednesday.

  • Hong Kong fans not being shut out of China WCup qualifier 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 9:17 pm

    HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Football Association says local fans aren't being purposely shut out of a World Cup qualifier against China next month.