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Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Police investigators at the forefront of Hong Kong's battle against money laundering face a flood of reports, with more than 100 suspected cases landing on their desks every day - almost double...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:57am
Probe into China Minsheng chief Mao Xiaofeng just tip of iceberg in banking world of corrupt alliances

The investigation into the youngest-ever Chinese listed-bank president has exposed the tip of the iceberg of rampant power-for-money deals between senior officials and financial leaders, analysts...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:37am
Probe into China Minsheng chief Mao Xiaofeng just tip of iceberg in banking world of corrupt alliances

A fugitive Hong Kong businessman is being sought by US police after he failed to turn up in court to face charges over an allegedly drunken wedding party escapade a judge likened to the movie...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:13am
Lack of monitors of ivory destruction programme blasted

Hong Kong's tightly controlled programme to destroy one of the world's biggest stockpiles of illicit ivory has come under fire for its lack of transparency from a respected global watchdog.

Updated 1 Feb 2015 - 11:18am

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Hong Kong

Pan-democrat Charles Mok hints at compromise on 2017 reform package - then retracts comments a few hours later

The hothouse atmosphere of post-Occupy Hong Kong politics was brought into sharp focus when a moderate pan-democrat was forced to retract a statement offering the possibility of a compromise over...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Police investigators at the forefront of Hong Kong's battle against money laundering face a flood of reports, with more than 100 suspected cases landing on their desks every day - almost double...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:57am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

A fugitive Hong Kong businessman is being sought by US police after he failed to turn up in court to face charges over an allegedly drunken wedding party escapade a judge likened to the movie...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:13am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Hong Kong's tightly controlled programme to destroy one of the world's biggest stockpiles of illicit ivory has come under fire for its lack of transparency from a respected global watchdog.

Updated 1 Feb 2015 - 11:18am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Stronger competition for Primary One school places has triggered a new wave of mainland parents renting flats in Sheung Shui.

1 Feb 2015 - 4:09am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

A popular Causeway Bay restaurant has been forced to close because of a staircase that was built before it moved into its current Jardine Street premises almost 30 years ago.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am

China

Authorities in Tibet to offer lucrative rewards for tips on 'terror attacks'

Authorities in China’s Tibet will offer rewards up to 300,000 yuan (HK$378,000) for tips on “violent terror attacks”, state media reported, in an effort to “promote stability” in the region beset...

Updated 1 Feb 2015 - 12:00pm
Dalai Lama, Obama due at same event

US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are to both attend the US National Prayer Breakfast in Washington this week, a move likely to elicit an angry response from the Chinese government.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am
Dalai Lama, Obama due at same event

The investigation into the youngest-ever Chinese listed-bank president has exposed the tip of the iceberg of rampant power-for-money deals between senior officials and financial leaders, analysts...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:37am
Dalai Lama, Obama due at same event

Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports that is now seeking to...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am
Dalai Lama, Obama due at same event

The father of a passenger on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 said families would sue the carrier if the authorities do not withdraw a formal declaration that all on board had died in...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:28am
Dalai Lama, Obama due at same event

Draft Chinese government regulations would force overseas technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country'...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:24am

Asia

Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.

1 Feb 2015 - 10:20am

World

Greece's radical new government has begun a search for European allies for its anti-austerity agenda, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel once again ruled out debt relief for Athens.

1 Feb 2015 - 2:57am

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