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James Pomfret

China tightens embrace of Hong Kong with bullet train, other mega projects

Sep 20 2018

HONG KONG Hong Kong's first bullet train glides out of a sleek harborfront railway station bound for mainland China on Saturday, launching a new era of integration and raising fears for some for the territory's cherished freedoms.

Leading Asian cardinal calls for Vatican foreign minister to resign over China dealings

Sep 20 2018

HONG KONG A Hong Kong cardinal who has spearheaded opposition to the Vatican's rapprochement with China called on Thursday for the Pope's secretary of state to step down, saying any deal with Beijing would amount to a betrayal of the Catholic faith.

Super typhoon slams into China after pummeling Philippines

Sep 16 2018

HONG KONG/MANILA A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. | Video

"Florence" und Super-Taifun "Mangkhut" wüten in USA und China

Sep 16 2018

- von Anna Mehler Paperny und James Pomfret und Enrico Dela Cruz

"Florence" und Super-Taifun "Mangkhut" wüten in USA und China

Sep 16 2018

- von Anna Mehler Paperny und James Pomfret und Enrico Dela Cruz

'Super typhoon' nears Hong Kong, China after slamming Philippines

Sep 15 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 16 A hurricane force "super typhoon" swirled towards Hong Kong and the Chinese coastline on Sunday, gaining in force over the South China sea after hurtling through the Philippines where it left at least three people dead.

U.S.-China 'trade typhoon' could impact 7 percent of HK exports: official

Sep 12 2018

HONG KONG Around 7 percent of Hong Kong's total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city's commerce and economic development secretary told Reuters on Wednesday.

Seven pct of HK exports could be hit by U.S.-China "trade typhoon"-official

Sep 12 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 12 Around seven percent of Hong Kong's total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city's Commerce and Economic Development Secretary told Reuters on Wednesday.

Unscheduled departure: China's legal reach extends to Hong Kong rail station

Sep 04 2018

HONG KONG Part of a Hong Kong high-speed railway station formally came under Chinese jurisdiction on Tuesday, an unprecedented move that has raised concerns about the Chinese-ruled territory's promised autonomy.

Scheduled departure: China's legal reach now extends to Hong Kong rail station

Sep 04 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 4 Part of a Hong Kong high-speed railway station formally came under Chinese jurisdiction on Tuesday, an unprecedented move that has raised concerns about the Chinese-ruled territory's promised autonomy.

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