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Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Published 17/09/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent [more…]

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

China Southern Airlines plans to grow fleet to 2,000 planes by…

China Southern Airlines plans to grow fleet to 2,000 planes by…

Published 17/09/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China Southern Airlines (600029.SS) (1055.HK) plans to more than double the size of its fleet to 2,000 aircraft by 2035 and is [more…]

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

As its trading debut looms, China’s Meituan locked in battle of…

As its trading debut looms, China’s Meituan locked in battle of…

Published 17/09/2018

(This version of the story corrects $100 million to $100 billion in 13th paragraph) By Pei Li and Adam Jourdan BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Meituan Dianping, [more…]

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

Published 14/09/2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62 [more…]

Standard Chartered to part ways with three senior Asia bankers in…

Standard Chartered to part ways with three senior Asia bankers in…

Published 13/09/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered is parting ways with three senior Asia-focused bankers and possibly with some mid- and junior-level bankers, as the British [more…]

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Published 12/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s crackdown on online rumor-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh target - a 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to [more…]

Volvo Cars drops IPO citing trade tensions and downturn

Volvo Cars drops IPO citing trade tensions and downturn

Published 10/09/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - Volvo Cars and its owner Geely said on Monday they had postponed plans to float shares in the Swedish carmaker, blaming trade [more…]

Australian insurer tells inquiry broke law governing sales calls

Australian insurer tells inquiry broke law governing sales calls

Published 10/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian insurer said on Monday it had committed more than 300,000 criminal breaches when cold-calling customers, as a powerful inquiry into [more…]