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Beijing, Hunan and Anhui to get new pilot free trade zones
Three new pilot free trade zones in the Chinese capital city of Beijing, the southern province of Hunan and the eastern province of Anhui were announced on Monday.
Hong Kong Shares Slump As Banks Reel From Illicit Fund Movement Reports
Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, dragged by financials after reports said HSBC and Standard Chartered were among banks moving allegedly illicit funds over the past two decades a...
Secret documents show how North Korea launders money through U.S. banks
North Korea carried out an elaborate money laundering scheme for years using a string of shell companies and help from Chinese companies, moving money through prominent banks in...
Facebook sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users through phone cameras
Social media giant Facebook secretly used iPhone cameras to obtain “extremely private and intimate” information about the uses of its Instagram picture and video sharing app, a ...
Apple Opens First Floating Store at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Welcome to Apple Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the world's first Apple Store to sit directly on the water.
Cosmetic surgery platform SoYoung opens internet hospital
China's leading online cosmetic surgery platform SoYoung is foraying into internet hospital sector as part of its efforts to extend its presence in online consumer healthcare.
Ant Group’s IPO wins swift approval from Shanghai’s Star Market
Shanghai’s speedy approval of Ant Group’s IPO paperwork showcases China’s eagerness to attract fast-growing technology companies to its markets as it competes with the US for te...
Bars open to brisk business on Friday after two-month closure
Anti-pandemic measures, such as limiting two customers to a table in bars, have been put in place at the nightlife venues to ensure public health safety.
Top Glove looks to list in Hong Kong after 'supernormal' pandemic demand
Malaysia's Top Glove Corporation Bhd TPGC.KL said it planned to list in Hong Kong within six to nine months after "supernormal" demand for disposable gloves during the COVID-19 ...
What lessons can Chinese companies learn from TikTok’s overseas experience?
ByteDance’s chances of global success with TikTok received a major setback after Donald Trump threatened to ban the viral short video app. While a solution might be in the works...
China poised to be only G20 country with positive economic output in 2020
Bringing the coronavirus under control quickly with strict lockdown measures has ensured that China will see a ‘stable environment for the continued recovery of the domestic eco...
China Says TikTok Sale Shows U.S. ‘Economic Bullying’
A senior Chinese official accused the U.S., which forced the sale of TikTok on national security grounds, of “economic bullying,” while lambasting European Union restrictions on...
Douyin more popular than ever in China as sister app TikTok faces backlash
ByteDance-owned Chinese short video app Douyin has surpassed 600 million daily active users in August, showing growing popularity in its home market while its international vers...
Chinese companies making tentative return to Hong Kong’s offices
As Asia’s third-largest capital market, Hong Kong is where hundreds of mainland Chinese companies go to raise capital, and where thousands of multinational companies locate thei...
Hong Kong raises loan cap for SMEs, extends repayment period
The maximum loan for SMEs has been doubled to 12 months of employee wages and rents, while the loan repayment period has been extended by two years.
China’s digital sovereign currency tests give it a leg up on global peers
Beijing’s ambition to create a digital yuan used globally underscores its attempts to prepare for the future of the international monetary system amid economic decoupling with t...
Livestreams Are the Future of Shopping in America
The U.S. has been slow to shop via live online video, but the coronavirus sparked interest: “It’s basically digitizing QVC and HSN.”
Oracle confirms it has a deal to become TikTok’s ‘technology partner’
Proposal comes just ahead of US President Trump’s threat to ban the video-sharing app on national security grounds; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the plan will undergo ...
Hong Kong lays out discounts and giveaways to spur shoppers to spend
It’s too early to tell if promotions are enough to get shoppers back to spending money at shopping centres, analysts said, as remaining social-distancing rules and the absence o...
Huge 'Bitcoin Tram' Ad Campaign and 20 Billboards Flood Hong Kong's Financial District
A massive Bitcoin ad campaign has launched in the heart of Hong Kong's financial district, featuring three Bitcoin trams and 20 matching billboards. It is a community initiative...
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