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Oman ride on Mohammad Nadeem's sizzling form to overcome USA

Anshy Rath stars in Hong Kong's win over Canada while Namibia squeeze past PNG in low-scoring thrille


More than 300 fake Bryce Harper Phillies jerseys seized at Port of Philadelphia

More than 300 fake Bryce Harper Phillies jerseys were sent from Hong Kong and bound for Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, customs agents said.            [Author: Delaware News Journal]
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Flight attendant in coma after catching measles on plane from New York

A flight attendant for El Al, Israel's national airline, is comatose after becoming ill with measles on a flight from New York City to Tel Aviv, according to the country's Ministry of Health.The woman, 43, is suffering from the measles-related complication of encephalitis, or swelling of the brain, according to Eyal Basson, a spokesman for Israel's Health Ministry.The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the condition affects 1 out of every 1,000 people who get th...


Cinven to divest remaining stake in Visma to Hg and CPPIB

Cinven has agreed to sell its remaining stake in Visma to Hg and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. No financial terms were disclosed. Visma is a provider of business software to small and medium-sized companies, retailers and local authorities across the Nordic, Benelux and Baltic regions. PRESS RELEASE International private equity firm Cinven today announces that it has agreed to sell its remaining stake in Visma (‘the Group’) to Hg and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for an undisclose...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, Trends, Financial Conduct Authority, Group, Northern Europe, Vi, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Business Services, PE Deals, V, TMT, Cinven, Visma


Innovative transition to new age of computing

Industry experts discuss how to effect a digital transformation HONG KONG, Apr 18, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – Leading technology experts came together on the first day of the HKTDC International ICT Expo on 13 April to discuss how advances Read more… The post Innovative transition to new age of computing appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: Hong Kong, Technology, Seo, Cctv, Iot, Fintech, News Trends


Top 4 Places for Off River Activities

We all want to do something we really love from time to time, especially to unwind and just relax. For some of us, we opt to stay at home and do chores, play family games, maybe read a book or do some gardening. Others choose to travel around the world, exploring the romantic streets of Paris, the energy of Hong Kong, the elegance of Dubai, and the classiness of London. Then there are people who want to tackle crazy and daunting adventures such as climbing the highest mountain peaks, di...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Usa, London, Colorado, West Virginia, Paris, Arizona, Dubai, Travel Guides, Colorado River, New River, Outdoor activities, North Fork, Off River Activities, New River Area West Virginia


Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after Wall Street declined despite encouraging Chinese economic data. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong all retreated. Sydney was little-changed. U.S. stocks fell despite data showing Chinese gross domestic product growth held steady in the latest quarter in the face of a tariff war with Washington […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, News, Washington, Wall Street, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Sydney, Shanghai Tokyo Seoul


Vegas Sands report suggests settlement amount in Macau case

A public filing suggests Las Vegas Sands Corp. paid $96 million to settle a 15-year breach-of-contract dispute with a Hong Kong businessman who helped the U.S. company open its first casino in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.
Tags: Hong Kong, Finance, Article, Associated Press, Macau, Las Vegas Sands Corp, FBN, Ken Ritter, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries, Fox-business/features, B8a72eb5-4e01-5240-a822-57b06d853a0b


Best Malta hikes to do this summer

The Mediterranean archipelago of Malta, just over 400 miles off Italy’s southern coast, encompasses multiple worlds. To visit here is to stroll alongside European, African, and Middle Eastern culture and heritage, typically in the same town and often on the same block — and all within just 122 square miles of land. The countryside is peaceful and colorful, especially in spring and early summer when nature is in bloom. The coastline is picturesque, offering paths that lead to historic cities, ...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Summer Travel, Italy, Mediterranean, Malta, All, Rabat, Inland Sea, PAUL, Mediterranean Sea, Gozo, Valletta, Mdina, Victoria Lines, Malta Hikes


Ma La Sichuan Restaurant

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Tags: Travel, Food, Asia, Hong Kong, Review, China, Asian, Chinese, Restaurant, Tourism, Francis, Cantonese, Cuisine, Rice, Clay Pot, Ethnic


Jessica Lessin thinks The Information could spend more on journalism than The New York Times or Wall Street Journal some day

The Information has a staff of 35 today, but founder Jessica Lessin sees the tech publication becoming on a par with The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. In 10 years, The Information could actually be spending more than those titles on journalism, she said. The Information sees a lot of potential to grow by covering tech's intersection with business, and is hiring as fast as it ever has to feed that growth, she said. See the full list of the 100 people transforming business here. Jessi...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, New York, China, US, Trends, Information, New York Times, Alibaba, Times, Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post, Lessin, Jessica Lessin, ByteDance Lessin


WeWork pulls out of talks to take on more Hong Kong space - sources

U.S. shared workspace group WeWork has pulled out of at least five negotiations to take on new space in Hong Kong this year, sources said, highlighting a cooling down of the co-working industry because of financing constraints.
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TPG-led investor group to invest in jewelry brand APM Monaco

A TPG-led investor group has agreed to invest in APM Monaco, a jewelry brand. No financial terms were disclosed. According to terms of the deal, TPG and its partners China Synergy and Trail will acquire a minority stake in APM Monaco. Natixis provided financial advice to APM Monaco on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE BEIJING, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC) today announced that TPG, a leading global alternative asset firm, has led a consortium o...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, France, China, Singapore, Trends, Beijing, Frankfurt, Paris, Monaco, Mainland China, Company, ODM, Paul Weiss, Natixis


Donald Trump Meeting Mao Zedong Could Be The Salvation Of Cantonese Opera

Wait, what? Yes, a new work in the traditional Cantonese opera format shows a young Donald Trump meeting the Chairman on a trip to China in 1972. The hope is that this piece, titled Trump on Show, could show younger Hong Kong audiences that their traditional music-theater isn’t just a historical curiosity. – Quartz
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Music, China, Donald Trump, Trump, Mao Zedong, 04.06.19


Send a tip on a great public transport ride for the chance to win a £200 hotel voucher

A few special bus, train and ferry rides around the world are more about the journey itself than getting from A to B – and we want to hear about themSome public transport rides – like the Star Ferry in Hong Kong, the number 28 tram in Lisbon or many a mountain train journey – are famous for their views or the historic neighbourhoods they pass through. This week we want to hear about your favourite public transport journey, whether it be on a tram, bus, train (but no sleepers), ferry or cable car...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Lisbon


GlenBit Exchange Announces Integration with Blockpass KYC Connect

HONG KONG, Apr 17, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – Blockchain asset exchange platform GlenBit today announced it will integrate Blockpass’ KYC Connect solution to streamline its customer onboarding process, allowing for simplified onboarding to the platform. GlenBit is a blockchain Read more… The post GlenBit Exchange Announces Integration with Blockpass KYC Connect appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: Hong Kong, Seo, Blockchain, News Trends, GlenBit Exchange Announces Integration, ACN Newswire Blockchain, Blockpass KYC Connect


AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles’ first thought was that the man’s cheap-looking suit didn’t seem right for a private equity executive. The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Hong Kong, but didn’t seem overly familiar with the city. Then there was the awkward conversation, which kept returning […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Technology, London, News, Ap, Kaspersky, Keir Giles


Eat: A Love Letter to Homemade XO Sauce

Whether on string beans or boiled noodles, this flavorful sauce elevates whatever it touches.
Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks, Recipes, Hong Kong, Sauces


Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

HONG KONG (AP) — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi. Hui, an actor and singer, married Hong Kong pop star Sammi Cheng in 2013. The 51-year-old apologized at a news conference […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Sammi Cheng, Andy Hui


‘Mystery surcharge’ boosts California gas taxes to $1.26 per gallon

With Southern California gas prices topping $4 for the first time since 2015, many have been quick to place the blame on refinery problems and a switch to the summer blend of gas. Both clearly figure into the mix. But the Golden State’s broad array of gas taxes and a “mystery surcharge” no one can quite explain placed California motorists at a disadvantage to begin with. Here’s a breakdown of what we pay in gasoline taxes, according to the California Energy Commission. All numbers except the fin...
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Sweden, Greece, California, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Beverly Hills, Denmark, Norway, Orange County, Riverside County, UC Berkeley


California’s gas taxes total nearly $1 per gallon … and include a 28-cent ‘mystery surcharge’

With Southern California gas prices topping $4 for the first time since 2015, many have been quick to place the blame on refinery problems and a switch to the summer blend of gas. Both clearly figure into the mix. But the Golden State’s broad array of gas taxes and a “mystery surcharge” no one can quite explain placed California motorists at a disadvantage to begin with. Here’s a breakdown of what we pay in gasoline taxes, according to the California Energy Commission. All numbers except the fin...
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Sweden, Greece, California, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Beverly Hills, Denmark, Norway, Orange County, Riverside County, UC Berkeley


Alibaba's South China Morning Post is staffing up in the US as part of a global expansion

Alibaba's South China Morning Post is looking to expand in the US. The publication, based in Hong Kong, believes that the time is right because China-US trade talks and interest in them are heating up. It's already launched three US sites aimed at young readers and is on the hunt for a US marketing director. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Alibaba bought the South China Morning Post in 2015, CEO Jack Ma said his goal was to make his new business a "global media outlet...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Hong Kong, Post, UK, New York, China, US, America, Trends, Netflix, Daily Mail, Alibaba, Columbia University, Jeff Bezos, North America


AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style

A Hong Kong artist has created an artificial intelligence (AI) robot which creates its own paintings. Victor Wong took three years to build and program the robot called A.I Gemini and teach it artistic techniques. A.I Gemini takes an average of 50 hours to create a blend of landscapes on traditional, fresh xuan paper made from bark and rice straw.
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Victor Wong


John Woo Sells Pacific Palisades Split Level Home

Legendary Hong Kong-based filmmaker John Woo has sold his pied-a-terre in the ritzy Riviera neighborhood of Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades for a wee bit more than $5.4 million — though it took about a year and he accepted more than 25% below the overly optimistic original asking price. The action-genre auteur, who helmed the 2000 […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Real Estate, Los Angeles, Riviera, Real Estalker, Pacific Palisades, John Woo, Sells Pacific Palisades Split Level Home


Ping An Overseas Holdings raises about $758 mln for infrastructure funds

Ping An Overseas Holdings has closed its infrastructure funds at about $758 million. The fund will focus on telecommunication, transportation, midstream, power, utilities and other infrastructure assets. Ardian is the anchor investor. PRESS RELEASE HONG KONG, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries (“PAOH”), the main overseas platform for direct investments and asset management of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, China, Americas, US, Trends, Santiago, Funds, OECD, Seoul, Zurich, Ping An, Executive Board, Schmitz, Ardian


Hong Kong: Cosa prevede il nuovo Greater Bay Area Plan? - Dezan Shira & Associates

Il progetto Greater Bay Area è affiancato da tre progetti infrastrutturali chiave.
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Hong Kong: Cómo abrir una cuenta bancaria en Hong Kong - Dezan Shira & Associates

En 2017, el Banco Mundial clasificó a Hong Kong como el tercer mejor destino por su facilidad para hacer negocios.
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Hong Kong: Unlawful Team Lifts: The English Court Of Appeal Backs The High Court's Decision To Spring Into Action - Hogan Lovells

The Court of Appeal has upheld a "springboard" injunction (albeit reduced in scope) in the latest case to deal with the issue of unlawful "team lifts".
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Hong Kong Film Industry Wins Greater Access to China Market

The Hong Kong film industry will be given greater access to the $9 billion mainland Chinese movie market following a relaxation of rules that had kept Hong Kong films and film makers on a separate footing. The territory which returned to China in 1997 after 150 years of British colonial rule, saw its film industry […]
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, China, Global, Operation Red Sea


Hong Kong: 'Easier To Recognise Than Define' - English Court Of Appeal Considers "Practical Completion" For The First Time In Fifty Years - Hogan Lovells

The Court of Appeal in Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 502, in a judgment published on 29 March 2019, has considered the meaning of "practical completion"
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Hogan Lovells, Court of Appeal in Mears Limited, Costplan Services South East Limited Ors