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  • HK official: Another flu outbreak possible in July   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 7:46 PM ET
    HK official: Another flu outbreak possible in July

    Sophia Chan, Under Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong, says the city usually sees two flu seasons every year as the dominant virus could survive in both cold and hot weather.

  • Sheldon Adelson fights 'foul-mouthed' label Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Sheldon Adelson

    Billionaire Sheldon Adelson has been called many things, but there is one label that he has decided to fight in court: “foul-mouthed.”

  • Jetstar Japan to launch HK-Osaka flight services   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:35 PM ET
    Jetstar Japan to launch HK-Osaka flight services

    Miyuki Suzuki, CEO of Jetstar Japan, says an exponential increase in demand from Hong Kong prompted the budget carrier to launch the service and passengers can expect air fares to be 50 percent cheaper than full service airlines.

  • Why slowing inflation in China isn't that bad   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 8:43 PM ET
    Why slowing inflation in China isn't that bad

    Chi Lo, senior economist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says the deflationary drag keeps the Chinese central bank on an easing bias, which will benefit asset prices.

  • $386M allegedly gone, investors fear bitcoin Ponzi Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 3:24 PM ET
    A man speaks on a phone in a store displaying a bitcoin sign in Hong Kong, Feb. 28, 2014.

    Bitcoin investors are reportedly claiming that Hong Kong-based MyCoin has suddenly closed, and stolen millions in the process.

  • Hang Lung: 'HK government is doing their best'   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 7:20 PM ET
    Hang Lung: 'HK government is doing their best'

    Ronnie Chan, chairman of Hang Lung Properties, says the Hong Kong government's plans to boost land supply is working to stabilize property prices.

  • Why a HK property crash won’t bring economy down Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Residential buildings seen through a construction crane stand in the West Kowloon district of Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's property sector may face dire predictions of a crash, but that wouldn't be an Armageddon scenario for the economy, analysts said.

  • Will Year of Goat give Hong Kong the kick? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:30 AM ET

    The year of the goat may take the Hong Kong stock market on a bumpy ride, CLSA said in its annual feng shui forecast ahead of the Lunar New Year.

  • Sunac China to buy stake in troubled Kaisa: report Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:34 PM ET

    Sunac plans to buy a 49.3 percent stake in troubled Chinese developer Kaisa, which recently missed bond coupon payments, Caixin magazine reported.

  • A Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock tie-up coming soon?   Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:23 PM ET
    A Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock tie-up coming soon?

    Charles Li, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), expects the replication of a Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect program in Shenzhen to hopefully materialize by this year.

  • Shanghai Tang celebrates 20th anniversary at HK Fashion Week

    Raphael Le Masne De Chermont, Executive Chairman of Shanghai Tang, discusses growth as the brand partners with Redress in the annual EcoChic Design Awards during Hong Kong Fashion Week.

  • Firm's 15 trades for 2015 include inflation & more Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Bank of America Merrill Lynch lists its 15 top trades for 2015, covering currencies, commodities, emerging markets and more.

  • HK chief's annual address 'was boring': Legislator   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:44 PM ET
    HK chief's annual address 'was boring': Legislator

    James Tien, Legislator of Liberal Party, says the economic measures unveiled by Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung on Wednesday were repetitive of those in previous policy blueprints.

  • Could HK chief's address spark new political tension?   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:10 AM ET
    Could HK chief's address spark new political tension?

    Joseph Cheng, Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, says the chief executive's criticism of the student movement in his policy address could spark a "confrontational situation."

  • HK chief gave 'unprecedented' focus on politics: Pro

    Michael Degolyer, Director at the Hong Kong Transition Project, says the focus on political reform in the chief executive's annual address is "unprecedented" and discusses the significance.

  • HK government sees housing as serious issue: Pro   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:15 PM ET
    HK government sees housing as serious issue: Pro

    Nicholas Brooke, Chairman at Professional Property Services Group, and Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discuss the property-targeted measures unveiled in Hong Kong's annual policy blueprint.

  • 'HK chief is listening to the people': Pro   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:47 PM ET
    'HK chief is listening to the people': Pro

    Mentioning political issues at the start of his policy address, Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung shows that he's paying attention to people's needs, says Yan-Yan Yip, Chief Executive Officer at Civic Exchange.

  • HK woman protests by smashing 1,000 eggs on herself   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:45 PM ET
    HK woman protests by smashing 1,000 eggs on herself

    As Hong Kong's chief executive delivers his policy address, a woman protests by "egging" herself with 1,000 eggs in the name of asking the future generation to protect the city. CNBC's Emily Tan has more.

  • HK chief pledges to promote maritime sector   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:33 PM ET
    HK chief pledges to promote maritime sector

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discusses Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung's announcement of establishing a new maritime body to promote Hong Kong¿s maritime services industry.

  • The role of lower demand in oil meltdown   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:20 PM ET
    The role of lower demand in oil meltdown

    Andre Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says slower growth in China and self-sufficiency in the U.S. lowered global demand for oil, thereby affecting prices.