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Bulk shippers hit by perfect storm as global economic doldrums take toll

Feb 20 2016

HONG KONG Off the coast of a nearly deserted island below the southern tip of Hong Kong, at least 10 massive ships that normally carry hundreds of thousands of tons of coal or iron ore lie idle near one of the world's busiest sea routes.

Art and politics collide on fringes of Hong Kong art fair

Mar 13 2015

HONG KONG Three months after police quashed the last of Hong Kong's massive pro-democracy street protests, its artists are keeping the movement alive with displays of edgy, protest artwork on the fringes of Asia's leading contemporary art fair. | Video

Art and politics collide on fringes of Hong Kong art fair

Mar 13 2015

HONG KONG Three months after police quashed the last of Hong Kong's massive pro-democracy street protests, its artists are keeping the movement alive with displays of edgy, protest artwork on the fringes of Asia's leading contemporary art fair.

Art and politics collide on fringes of Hong Kong art fair

Mar 13 2015

HONG KONG, March 13 Three months after police quashed the last of Hong Kong's massive pro-democracy street protests, its artists are keeping the movement alive with displays of edgy, protest artwork on the fringes of Asia's leading contemporary art fair.

Fed should start rate hikes in Q1 2015, Bullard says

Mar 27 2014

HONG KONG The Federal Reserve, which has kept short-term U.S. interest rates near zero since late 2008, should start raising them early next year with the aim of returning them to normal by the end of 2016, a top Fed official told Reuters on Thursday.

Fed should start rate hikes in first quarter 2015, Bullard says

Mar 27 2014

HONG KONG The Federal Reserve, which has kept short-term U.S. interest rates near zero since late 2008, should start raising them early next year with the aim of returning them to normal by the end of 2016, a top Fed official told Reuters on Thursday.

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'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.