Hong Kong

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The location of TikTok owner ByteDance’s headquarters is a commercial decision for the company to make, a spokesman for British Prime Minister [more…]

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and the dollar rallied after a cautious European morning as thin summer trading led to sharp swings in the market, [more…]

Hong Kong reports 80 new coronavirus cases, slight drop from previous highs

Hong Kong reports 80 new coronavirus cases, slight drop from previous highs

Published 03/08/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported 80 new coronavirus cases on Monday, dropping below 100 infections for the first time in 12 days, as [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong banned gatherings of more than two people on Monday, closed down restaurant dining and introduced mandatory face masks in [more…]

Global prospects dim for China’s tech champions as great powers clash

Global prospects dim for China’s tech champions as great powers clash

Published 27/07/2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies’ founder Ren Zhengfei’s global ambitions are marked in bricks and mortar at a new company campus in southern China, where [more…]

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties – sources

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties – sources

Published 20/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city’s pro-democracy movement, in an attempt [more…]

China urges UK to avoid taking wrong path in Hong Kong affairs

China urges UK to avoid taking wrong path in Hong Kong affairs

Published 20/07/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday urged Britain to avoid making further steps down wrong path after reports that it was poised to suspend an [more…]

UK to ban Huawei from 5G network

UK to ban Huawei from 5G network

Published 14/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G network by ordering telecoms companies to remove its equipment by 2027, [more…]

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Published 06/07/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan would welcome a visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, its foreign ministry said on Monday, a trip that [more…]