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HONG KONG Named the richest man in China on Thursday with a net worth of $43 billion, property tycoon Xu Jiayin is likened by some media to Donald Trump, having built his fortune on a real estate business that has blossomed under a mountain of debt.
HONG KONG, Oct 12 Named the richest man in China on Thursday with a net worth of $43 billion, property tycoon Xu Jiayin is likened by some media to Donald Trump, having built his fortune on a real estate business that has blossomed under a mountain of debt.
HONG KONG Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam warned in her maiden policy speech on Wednesday that the city faced "grave" challenges and must develop a more diversified economy, unveiling a mix of housing and tax relief policies to raise competitiveness.
HONG KONG Hong Kong is expected to see a massive rebound in the number of tour groups from mainland China during the Golden Week holiday starting this weekend, providing a welcome boost to the city's retailers.
HONG KONG Dalian Wanda Group said on Tuesday it had scrapped plans to buy Nine Elms Square in London, the latest setback for the Chinese conglomerate as Beijing tightens controls on overseas investment.
HONG KONG China Unicom's $11.7 billion ownership reform plan does not violate rules, the nation's securities regulator said, helping shares in the telecom group's units surge as they resumed trade on Monday after speculation that the deal was under scrutiny.
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd on Wednesday said it did not see operating conditions improving over the rest of 2017 after posting its worst first-half loss in at least two decades as it continued to lose customers to lower-cost rivals.
HONG KONG Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they had arrested a prominent member of the opposition Democratic Party for "misleading police" after he claimed he had been assaulted and illegally detained by mainland Chinese agents in the city.
HONG KONG Wanda Hotel Development Co Ltd, a unit of Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, plans to buy assets worth over $1 billion from firms controlled by its billionaire founder Wang Jianlin, in a move that sent its shares surging over 30 percent.
HONG KONG Hong Kong stepped up efforts on Wednesday to clean up a massive palm oil spill, with authorities scooping up more than 90 tonnes of foul-smelling, styrofoam-like clumps in one of the worst environmental disasters to blight the territory's waters. | Video