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U.S. House passes legislation on Hong Kong: what does it mean?

17 Oct 2019

HONG KONG The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four months.

Explainer: U.S. House passes legislation on Hong Kong - what does it mean?

17 Oct 2019

HONG KONG The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four months. | Video

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters plead for U.S. help

14 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong on Monday in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and pleaded for help from the United States.

HK leader ditches meeting Ted Cruz, says the U.S. senator

12 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam scrapped a meeting with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the highest profile U.S. politician to visit the city since anti-government protests broke out more than four months ago, the senator said on Saturday.

HK leader ditches meeting Ted Cruz, says the U.S. senator

12 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam scrapped a meeting with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the highest profile U.S. politician to visit the city since anti-government protests broke out more than four months ago, the senator said on Saturday.

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, Cook defends move

11 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to target officers, after a Chinese state newspaper sharply criticized the U.S. tech giant for allowing the software. | Video

Tesla's China production to start, eyes on mass production timing: sources

02 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI Tesla Inc's China factory aims to start production this month but it is unclear when it will meet year-end production targets due to uncertainties around orders, labor and suppliers, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

RPT-EXPLAINER-What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean

01 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Sept 30 U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could throw some of China's biggest companies into chaos.

Explainer: What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean

30 Sep 2019

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could throw some of China's biggest companies into chaos. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 1-China keeps 1-year money market rate unchanged but easing still likely

17 Sep 2019

* Further easing is needed to support a struggling economy-analysts

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