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Tech tycoons flood Hong Kong with $20 billion of stock listings

SINGAPORE (July 3): China’s tycoons are flooding Hong Kong’s exchange with US$20 billion ($27.8 billion) worth of new listings.

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Hong Kong economy resilient for now despite heightened political risks, says DBS economist

SINGAPORE (May 28): It has been a tense week for Hong Kong. Civil unrest has re-emerged following the proposed passage of a controversial National Security Law by the Chinese central government.


Wuhan coronavirus outbreak could be final 'nail in the coffin' for Hong Kong's economy

(Feb 3): The hits just keep coming for Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong medical workers vote to strike as outbreak worsens

(Feb 2): Thousands of Hong Kong medical professionals voted to begin a five-day strike Monday after the government refused their demand to shut all entry points from China amid a deadly virus outbr

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'Sequential improvements' ahead for MNACT despite sluggish 3Q results: OCBC

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): Even as the closure of Festival Walk mall in Hong Kong burned a hole in Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust’s (MNACT) results for 3QFY2020 ended December 2019, OCBC

Aviation & Engineering

Cathay's slide in traffic eases, but significant challenges remain

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., one of the most high-profile corporate casualties of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, said it expects business to remain tough this year.

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Hong Kong funds eye Singapore offices to dodge fallout

(Jan 14): Hong Kong’s protests are spurring more asset managers from the city to ask about opening offices in Singapore, according to consultants.

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Better days ahead for MNACT as Festival Walk looks to reopen on Jan 16

SINGAPORE (Jan 13): The new year could well bring about new joys for Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT), as its key asset Festival Walk looks to reopen its doors on Jan 16 – months earli

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Hong Kong's finance chief pledges bold spending to boost growth

(Jan 10): Hong Kong’s government is preparing to spend “boldly” to shore up the finance hub’s tumbling economy, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in an exclusive interview.

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Global Scene

SINGAPORE (DEC 27): Here are the international events that made the headlines this year.

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