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  • SHANGHAI, Aug 19- China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighbouring Hong Kong and Macau. In the 1990 s, market-oriented reforms and government support transformed Shenzhen from an ordinary Chinese village to a major hub for China's manufacturing and...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 15- Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. Hundreds of China's People's Armed Police on Thursday conducted exercises at a sports stadium in Shenzhen that borders Hong Kong a day after the U.S. State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about the...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 15- Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. Hundreds of China's People's Armed Police on Thursday conducted exercises at a sports stadium in Shenzhen which borders Hong Kong after the U.S. State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about the movements,...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 15- Hong Kong braced for more mass protests over the weekend, even as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations and U.S. Hundreds of China's People's Armed Police on Thursday conducted exercises at a sports stadium in Shenzhen which borders Hong Kong after the U.S. State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about the movements,...

  • *Trump ties Hong Kong protests to U.S.- China trade deal. HONG KONG, Aug 15- Chinese paramilitary forces conducted exercises across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, raising fears that Beijing may be preparing to act against mass demonstrations in the Asian financial hub it has described as "near terrorism". Hundreds of members of the People's Armed Police...

  • *Trump ties Hong Kong protests to U.S.- China trade deal. HONG KONG, Aug 15- Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week and world leaders urging calm. Ten weeks of increasingly violent...

  • *Protests pose major challenge to Hong Kong and Chinese rule. Trump said the situation in Hong Kong was tricky but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam warned that Hong Kong risked being "smashed to pieces".

  • *Protests pose major challenge to Hong Kong and Chinese rule. HONG KONG, Aug 13- Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day and the political crisis in the former British colony deepened. President Donald Trump said the Chinese government was moving troops to the border...

  • *Stock market drops, leader Carrie Lam defiant at news briefing. *Protests pose major challenge to Hong Kong and Chinese rule. HONG KONG, Aug 13- Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day and the political crisis in the former British colony deepened.

  • *Protests pose major challenge to Hong Kong and Chinese rule. HONG KONG, Aug 13- Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell to a seven-month low, and its leader said it had been pushed into a state of "panic and chaos." The United Nations High Commissioner for Human...

  • *Protests post major challenge to Hong Kong and Chinese rule. HONG KONG, Aug 13- A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, airlines flagged further flight disruptions and anti-government protesters filled the airport. Beijing likened the demonstrations in Hong...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 12- Hong Kong is at a critical juncture after two months of anti-government street protests and violence there must stop, China's Hong Kong and Macau affairs office said on Monday. Increasingly restive protests have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious political crisis in decades, posing a challenge to the central government in Beijing.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 11- Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologized on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticized on social media in China for identifying the autonomous territories of Hong Kong and Macau as countries. Milan- based Versace is the latest company to become entangled in political issues...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 11- Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director Donatella Versace apologised on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticised on social media in China for identifying the autonomous territories of Hong Kong and Macau as countries. Milan- based Versace is the latest company to become entangled in political issues...

  • XIAOSHAN AIRPORT, HANGZHOU, ZHEJIANG PROVINCE, CHINA: An outbound tourist group is waiting for check-in in front of the counter of China Customs. Chinese nationals have become the largest number of foreign tourists visiting other countries in 2015 as the number of outbound visitors crossed 120 million, registering an 11 million increase from last year.

    Outbound Chinese travel is set to continue to grow strongly in spite of the U.S.-China trade war, says group CEO of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, James Riley.

  • Why this analyst has an outperform rating on Wynn Macau

    Vitaly Umansky of Sanford C. Bernstein discusses the performance and outlook of Macau's gaming sector. He also weighs in on the competition in the region.

  • Revenue was 24.5 billion patacas in July, Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination said on Thursday. At the same time, a state-backed report in July singled out Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, for causing great harm to China's social order by raking in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy...

  • Aug 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 3.5% in July from a year earlier, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and a trade war with the United States. Revenue was 24.5 billion patacas in July, Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination said on Thursday. The figure was just below...

  • July 31- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a key ingredient in plant-based burger patties made by Impossible Foods, a rival to Beyond Meat, clearing the way for direct-to-consumer sales at U.S. grocery stores. Impossible Foods in a statement said it plans to launch its Impossible Burger in select retail stores in September.

  • *China's Hong Kong and Macau office to hold rare news conference. HONG KONG, July 29- Hong Kong bore the scars on Monday of another night of violent protests, with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets, as Beijing was set to make an announcement on the Asian financial centre's worst crisis since 1997.. In a rare move, the Hong Kong and...