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Stories with place: Hong Kong
  • China foreign exchange reserves fall $43.3B in September 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 1:11 am

    HONG KONG - China's foreign exchange reserves shrank again last month in a sign the country's central bank continues to support the currency's exchange rate after a surprise devaluation. But the smaller size of September's fall indicates receding pressure on the currency.

  • Vietnam seems big winner in US-anchored Pacific trade deal story has photos
    Updated: Oct-07-15 7:56 am

    HONG KONG - An ambitious Pacific Rim trade deal anchored by the U.S. promises to boost the economies of its 12 participating countries by opening their markets to one another, but not all the gains will be spread evenly.

  • Yacht missing with 2 Britons, American, Canadian, Filipino 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 10:19 am

    MANILA, Philippines - A yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week, the Philippine coast guard said Tuesday.

  • US group: Put Alibaba site back on "notorious" fakes list 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 4:45 am

    HONG KONG - A clothing and shoe industry group is calling for the U.S. government to put Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site back on its list of "Notorious Markets" for counterfeit goods.

  • Jin leads by 1 into final round of Asia-Pacific Amateur 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 3:43 am

    HONG KONG - Jin Cheng of China pitched to a half-foot on the par-5 18th and made birdie for a 1-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead over two Australians after three rounds of the typhoon-threatened Asia-Pacific Amateur on Saturday.

  • Asia tycoon Li on defensive after attacks from Chinese media story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 6:44 am

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has defended his business strategy against accusations from China's state media that he is abandoning investments in the world's No. 2 economy because of its slowing growth.

  • Chinese solar company blames short-sellers for stock trouble 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 12:51 am

    BEIJING - The chairman of a troubled Chinese solar panel manufacturer has denied wrongdoing and blamed short-selling by hedge funds for a plunge in the price of its Hong Kong-traded shares.

  • Engine failure panics passengers on Cathay Pacific flight 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 12:29 am

    PERTH, Australia - A Cathay Pacific flight from Australia to Hong Kong was diverted to Indonesia due to an engine fault that a passenger said on Friday sent flame streaming from a wing and caused panic on board.

  • China inks deals worth $38 billion to buy 300 Boeing jets 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 5:35 pm

    HONG KONG - Boeing said Wednesday that Chinese companies have agreed to buy 300 jets and build an aircraft assembly plant in China. The deals, worth about $38 billion, were signed during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States.

  • ADB cuts growth outlook on China softness, global weakness 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 9:58 pm

    HONG KONG - The Asian Development Bank cut its growth forecast for the region's developing economies, citing a softer outlook for China and India and a delayed recovery in the world's advanced industrialized nations.

  • Warner Bros. to make Chinese-language films in HK venture 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 8:34 am

    BEIJING - Hollywood studio Warner Bros. and a Chinese investment company said Sunday that they will jointly produce Chinese-language movies for the international market, as entertainment companies in the world's two biggest movie markets increasingly collaborate.

  • Auditor of Morgan Stanley-backed Chinese company resigns 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 6:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - The auditor of a major Chinese chemical company that was the subject of an Associated Press investigation and is backed by Morgan Stanley has resigned amid accounting concerns, further damaging the prospects of Morgan Stanley's largest investment by its Asian private equity arm.

  • Utah governor traveling to Hong Kong for trade mission 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 9:11 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is flying to Hong Kong on Sunday for a trade mission with Salt Lake City-based Zions Bank.

  • Moody's challenges Hong Kong regulator over China report 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 3:55 am

    HONG KONG - Moody's Investors Service is challenging a $3 million fine by Hong Kong's securities regulator, which accuses the credit rating agency of misconduct over a 2011 report that flagged potential problems at Chinese companies.