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Farah Master

Casino hub Macau braces for impact of slowing Chinese economy

12 Feb 2019

HONG KONG As the Chinese territory of Macau marks 20 years since its handover from Portuguese rule, slower mainland economic growth, a weaker yuan and a simmering trade war threaten to derail growth in the world's biggest casino hub.

Hong Kong's rural hinterland could hold key to chronic land crunch

14 Jan 2019

(This January 13 story corrects graphic link with erroneous data)

FEATURE-Hong Kong's rural hinterland could hold key to chronic land crunch

11 Jan 2019

* Developers hold at least 1,000 hectares of unused rural land

Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG/HARBIN, China At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility's successful breeding programme and buy chicken carcasses to toss to around 20 tigers pacing the snow flecked ground of their enclosure. | Video

Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG/HARBIN, China At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility's successful breeding programme and buy chicken carcasses to toss to around 20 tigers pacing the snow flecked ground of their enclosure. | Video

Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

07 Jan 2019

* Captive tiger numbers in China have grown to estimated 6,500

Supply chain reaction: trade war refugees race to relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

29 Nov 2018

HONG KONG/BANGKOK Fred Perrotta spent four years building a network of Chinese suppliers for his line of trendy backpacks, but as soon as the United States announced tariffs on almost half of its Chinese imports, he started looking for suppliers in other countries. | Video

Chinese geneticist reveals another 'potential' gene-edited pregnancy

28 Nov 2018

HONG KONG A Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed there was a second "potential" pregnancy as part of the research. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Chinese geneticist says another "potential" gene-edited pregnancy

28 Nov 2018

HONG KONG, Nov 28 A Chinese scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world's first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another there was a second "potential" pregnancy as part of the research.

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