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US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on China crackdown

The US is placing sanctions on 11 Chinese officials and their allies in Hong Kong, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam, over their role in curtailing political freedoms in the former UK colony, th

Hong Kong national security law

US sanctions on Hong Kong security law risk US$1.1 trillion in China funding

(June 30): China’s largest banks have US$1.1 trillion ($1.53 trillion) in dollar funding at stake and face potentially steep fines from US legislation that targets penalizing lenders doing business

IPO

Wheat and milk producer Don Agro becomes first Russian company to list on SGX

SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Until about eight years ago, Russian agriculture company Don Agro Inter- national was a distressed asset suffering from poor management and weak corporate governance.

Geopolitics

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (June 25): US President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unpreceden

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Huawei CFO granted $10 mil bail as US seeks extradition

VANCOUVER (Dec 12): Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail by a Canadian court, allowing the executive to stay in her Vancouver home as she awaits a possible e

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