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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US lawmakers announce bill supporting Hong Kong ‘freedom and democracy’

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 12:07pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com US legislators will table a congressional bill to monitor human rights and political development in Hong Kong, describing the city’s freedoms ... will be embarrassing for US President Barack Obama, who insisted this week that Washington was not playing a role in the protests. Beijing regards any comments on political development in Hong Kong ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York police detain man sought in subway push death of Hong Kong immigrant

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 11:47am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Arrest over HK man's subway killing Police in New York have arrested a man for murder over the death of a Hong Kong emigrant who was shoved into the path of a train at a subway station. Kevin Darden was picked up by detectives near his mother's home in the Bronx. Police said he had a history of arrests for assault and robbery, including ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - UNITED STATES

    Manhattan property attracts investors from Hong Kong and mainland China

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Hong Kong and mainland investors see the Big Apple as a less risky place to buy Chinese buyers flock to Manhattan Chinese buyers seek flats in Manhattan Hong ... of the city's status as an international financial centre. But another key reason why many mainland Chinese and Hong Kong buyers shop abroad for property investments, agents say, is the growing policy ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Is boom in Chinese homebuying in suburban Los Angeles close to ending?

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:07pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Hong Kong and mainland buyers helped revive property market in southern California, but agents start to wonder how long trend can last Chinese binge ... are Chinese. The job requires being part cultural ambassador, part shrewd property scout and part monetary policy expert. It means being able to read the different tastes of buyers from Hong Kong ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US pharmacist linked to deadly meningitis outbreak held en route to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... a flight for Hong Kong, US federal officials said. Glenn Adam Chin, a former supervisory pharmacist at the New England Compounding Centre, didn't properly sterilise or test equipment ... client was at the airport with his family because he planned to attend a wedding in his wife's native Hong Kong, not to flee the country. "This was a publicity stunt," Shaw said ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI agents impersonated repairmen to sidestep US laws in gambling bust

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:55pm by AP

    ... junket operator Richard Yong Seng-chen, 56, his son Yong Wai-kin, 22, and four others for allegedly running an illegal international betting scheme worth billions of Hong Kong dollars during ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    San Francisco Chinatown duo claim FBI entrapment in organised-crime case

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AP

    ... of government stings were "predisposed to commit the crime". Yee is accused of accepting thousands of dollars in campaign contributions in exchange for political help sought by FBI agents posing as business owners in need of influence in the state capital. Defence lawyer Tony Serra is representing Raymond 'Shrimp Boy" Chow, the Hong Kong-born head of a Chinatown tong, ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Online firm charged for running pyramid scheme in China and US

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Online firm 'ran pyramid scheme in China and US' US regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some US$129 million from preying on investors in China and the US. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the civil fraud charges on Friday against Hong Kong-based eAdGear ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hong Kong's privacy chief amplifies call for Google to extend 'right to be forgotten'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... The privacy chief has renewed his call for Google to provide its "right to be forgotten" globally- including in Hong Kong- as international pressure mounts on the internet search ... the privacy right. "We now live in a global village. … There must be a significant number of UK passport-holders among the Hong Kong population," Chiang said yesterday "Could ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California senator Leland Yee accused of corruption, plot to deal firearms

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... to the Hong Kong underworld. The FBI affidavit accuses Yee of conspiracy to deal firearms without a licence and to illegally import firearms. He was arrested on Wednesday. Yee's arrest came ... County. He is best known for his efforts to strengthen open records, government transparency and whistleblower protection laws. Chow ran a Chinese criminal organisation with ties to Hong Kong ...




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