China watches Hong Kong vote as protests threatened - AsiaOne

Hong Kong's three leadership candidates (L-R) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and ex-judge Woo Kwok-hing join hands as they arrive at a studio before facing off in their first televised debate in Hong Kong on March 14, 2017. Photo: AFP. AFP Thursday, Mar 23 ...and more »

The Unlikely Populist: John Tsang's Fight for Hong Kong's Top Job - TIME

John Tsang, the former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, is enjoying himself. It's a Saturday afternoon in what the territory considers springtime — humid skies grey and heavy with pollution from mainland China; not particularly warm but not really ...and more »

Man caught smuggling 1000 diamonds by Chinese border control after he was spotted 'walking in pain' - Daily Mail

Watchful customs officers were surprised to find over 1,000 diamonds in the insoles of a young man from southern China. The smuggler attempted to sneak diamonds totaling 213 carats from Hong Kong to Shenzhen in mainland China on March 13, the ...and more »

Man carries 1000 diamonds in his shoes, arrested in China's Shenzen City -

An attempt of smuggling has been busted by the Shenzhen City police on March 22. A young man has been caught trying to smuggle more than 1,000 diamonds into Shenzhen City from neighbouring Hong Kong by hiding them in his shoes. As reported the ...and more »

Hong Kong stocks weighed by Tencent, China Mobile as profits disappoint - Economic Times

Hong Kong's benchmark stock index struggled on Thursday as strength in Chinese real estate developers was offset by weakness in some blue chips as their earnings reports disappointed investors. The benchmark Hang Seng index erased initial gains and ...and more »

Hong Kong shares end flat as China Mobile drops, developers gain - Nikkei Asian Review

HONG KONG (NewsRise) -- Hong Kong shares ended little changed Thursday as investors digested a handful of earnings reports, with losses for heavyweight stocks such as China Mobile and Tencent Holdings countering gains by AAC Technologies ...and more »

Man caught with 1000 diamonds in shoes - The Indian Express

Customs officials in Shenzhen in Guangdong province found 212.9 carats of diamonds hidden inside the shoes of a person when he passed through Luohu port. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: IANS | Shenzhen | Updated: March ...and more »

Hong Kong Brokers See Election as Chance to Kill IPO Overhaul - Bloomberg

Hong Kong brokerages have called on candidates for the city's top job to ditch a planned overhaul of how initial public offerings are screened, trying to kill efforts that have been backed by international investors including BlackRock Inc. The most ...and more »

HK, China: Stocks end marginally higher - THE BUSINESS TIMES

[HONG KONG] Stocks in Hong Kong ended barely moved on Thursday, unable to maintain earlier gains after the previous day's hefty losses, with investors awaiting a key vote on US healthcare reform later in the day. The Hang Seng Index edged up 7.29 ...and more »

Hong Kong stocks end higher at midday, Tencent drops on earning miss - South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's stock market ended the morning session higher on Thursday following strong earnings reports and a rebound on Wall Street overnight. The Hang Seng Index was up 0.4 per cent, or 87 points, to 24,407 at the midday close, and the Hang Seng ...and more »