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    As central banks in Europe edge closer to deciding that their flagging economies need yet more monetary stimulus, they cast an envious eye towards China.

  • Horse 'Camelot' (L) ridden by jockey Joseph O'Brien heads the field to win the Derby race on Derby Day, the second day of the Epsom Derby horse racing festival, at Epsom in Surrey, southern England, on June 2, 2012 the first official day of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

    Hong Kong is playing host to Asia's highest level of show jumping, the Longines Hong Kong Masters. CNBC's Bernie Lo speaks to the organiser's vice president, Matthieu Gheysen.

  • A Better Hong Kong Economy in the Year of the Snake?

    David O'Rear, Chief Economist, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce analyzes the feasibility and potential effects of John Tsang's 2013 budget speech.

  • China Vanke, the country's biggest real estate developer, said it's looking to extend its foreign investment drive beyond the high-end U.S. market, as Beijing weighs new measures to cool mainland property prices.

  • Hong Kong GDP Target 'Optimistic': Expert

    William Chan, partner, tax services at Grant Thornton Tax Services Ltd, tells CNBC why the GDP targets set out in Hong Kong's budget are too high, despite an economic improvement this year.

  • Despite criticism about the effectiveness of the Hong Kong government's recent measures to ease some of the world's most expensive home prices, analysts tell CNBC that the government has no choice but to intervene.

  • Hong Kong Budget Is A Good One: Pro

    David Akers-Jones, President of the HK Business & Professionals Federation said the annual budget unveiled by Financial Secretary John Tsang is a good one as it has something for everybody.

  • Hong Kong's Budget Surplus Enviable: Pro

    NiQ Lai, CFO of Hong Kong Broadband Network said Hong Kong's budget surplus and total reserves of over HK$700 billion put it in a very enviable position as it can afford to make the tough decisions needed to support the economy.

  • Hong Kong Budget: 2013 Wish List

    Michael Tien, Hong Kong legislator and Deputy Chair of the New People's Party, and Marcellus Wong, Senior Advisor at PwC Hong Kong discuss what they're expecting from Hong Kong's Budget delivery.

  • HKT Powers Ahead

    Alex Arena, Group MD at Hong Kong Telecommunications, says the firm are firing on all cylinders and is pleased with the company's first year performance. He labels Apple's phone-locking policy in Hong Kong as unprecedented and inappropriate.

  • No Sweetheart Deal For Hong Kong: CLP CEO

    Andrew Brandler, CEO of power supply firm CLP, discusses the company's full-year earnings and warns of rising challenges in its Australian and Indian operations.

  • Residential and commercial property in Hong Kong, China.

    Hong Kong is imposing higher stamp duties and home loan curbs on property transactions, officials said on Friday.

  • Just three months after Hong Kong rolled out a tough new round of property cooling measures, home prices have again climbed to record highs with demand unusually strong for new flats.

  • Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings just sold all 360 rooms in the budget range Apex Horizon hotel in Kowloon, to hundreds of enthusiastic buyers.

  • Disneyland

    It's been a long seven-year itch, but Hong Kong Disneyland is finally making some money. The park made $14 million in the last financial year, while this is only about a 2.5 percent return on revenues of $550 million, it's still a profit.

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    Shares of SCMP Group, the publisher of the South China Morning Post, fell as much as 10 percent in resumed trade on Tuesday after it said it was in talks about the possible acquisition of a group of media companies.

  • Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.

  • Hang Seng Index to Hit 26,000 in 2013: Pro

    Jackson Wong, Vice President, Tanrich Securities believes the Hang Seng Index could test 26,000 by year-end. However, given last week's correction, he says the support line will remain at 23,000.

  • SIA¿s Still Making ¿Decent¿ Money Despite Headwinds: Analyst

    Siva Govindasamy, Asia Managing Editor at Flight Global says that as headwinds cloud the premium air travel market, SIA is shifting some of its flights to regional carrier SilkAir.

  • The Great Depression in 1929, the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 and the dot-com bubble bursting in 2001 – all these events happened during the year of the snake. So, should we be worried about what 2013 - the latest Chinese Year of the Black Water Snake – has in store for us? The annual Feng Shui Index brought out by Asian brokerage CLSA gives some clues.