Tag Archives: Hong Kong

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Hong Kong reports bird flu in wild bird, no spread evident – OIE

PARIS (Reuters) – Hong Kong reported that the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus had been detected in a wild bird last week yet said no spread of the disease…

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How to fly free forever: Put $170 million on your AmEx

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn't exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere…

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Starboard urges Yahoo to drop Alibaba spinoff plan: WSJ

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc shareholder Starboard Value LP has urged the online media company to halt the plan to sell its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd due to the…

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No 10 Backs Defence Chief On Corbyn Comments

Downing Street has defended the head of the Armed Forces over his comments that Jeremy Corbyn's policy on Trident called into question his ability to run the country. General Sir…

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DJ Neil Fox 'made colleague want to puke with sleazy behaviour'

A former colleague of radio DJ Neil Fox has described how his "sleazy" behaviour made her want to "puke in his face". The woman, who cannot be named for legal…

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Japan beats Hong Kong at Asia Rugby sevens to seal Rio berth

HONG KONG (AP) — Japan booked Asia's berth at the 2016 Rio Olympics rugby sevens competition defeating arch-rivals Hong Kong 24-10 in a gripping final at the Asia Rugby Sevens…

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China naval chief says minor incident could spark war in South China Sea

By Ben Blanchard & Andrea Shalal BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China's naval commander told his U.S. counterpart that a minor incident could spark war in the South China Sea if the…

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China urges U.S. to act cautiously in South China Sea

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is still trying to verify whether a U.S. warship went within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-controlled islands in the South China Sea but, if true, the…

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IS at outskirts of Syria's Aleppo as Russia, US to resume talks

Washington will restart talks with Russia over avoiding accidents in Syrian airspace, the Pentagon announced, as Islamic State group fighters advanced to the outskirts of Syria's second city, Aleppo. The…