Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires shy of 90th birthday

Mar 16, 2018

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, whose rags-to-riches story paralleled the spectacular rise of the Asian financial center, is retiring as chairman of his sprawling conglomerate and handing control to his eldest son

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

Asian shares waver as market mulls Kudlow, trade tensions

Mar 15, 2018

Asian shares waver as investors assess Trump's pick new economic adviser

China's Huawei says to keep investing in US despite setback

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will continue to invest in the United States despite recent setbacks in its efforts to boost sales there

Thai construction tycoon charged with poaching

Mar 14, 2018

Thai police have filed more charges against a billionaire construction tycoon accused of hunting endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary, in a case that has sparked public criticism of privileges enjoyed by the country's rich and well-connected

Vietnamese recruited 2 months before Kim Jong Nam's murder

Mar 14, 2018

The lawyer for a Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader says she was recruited by a North Korean suspect at a Hanoi bar two months before the killing

Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition

Mar 14, 2018

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific says annual loss more than doubles because of relentless competition from rival carriers and rising fuel costs

Chinese stock regulators levy $870M fine in scandal

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese regulators have fined a company a record $870 million for manipulating stock prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's financial markets

World shares mixed amid concerns about trade barriers

Mar 13, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with Wall Street set for a cautious open, as investors gauge how far countries could go in setting up barriers to trade

Thailand to draft plans to regulate and tax cryptocurrencies

Mar 13, 2018

Thailand plans law to regulate cryptocurrency trading, seeking to tax the largely unregulated market

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