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Asia welcomes year of the pig with banquets, temple visits

BEIJING (AP) — Asia is welcoming the lunar year of the pig with visits to temples, family banquets and the world’s biggest travel spree. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were quiet and empty Tuesday after millions of people left to visit relatives or travel abroad during the year’s biggest family holiday. … Continue reading Asia welcomes year of the pig with banquets, temple visits

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Malaysian Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Export Firearms and Firearm Parts to Hong Kong

BOSTON, Ms. – Two Malaysian nationals were arrested today and charged with conspiring to illegally export firearms and firearm parts from the United States to an individual located in Hong Kong, China. Lionel Chan, 35, who resided in Brighton, Mass., and Muhammad Radzi, 26, who resided in Brooklyn, N.Y., were each charged by criminal complaint … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Malaysian Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Export Firearms and Firearm Parts to Hong Kong

Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

  DAVOS, Switzerland/ Jan. 21, 2019 (STL.News) London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world Investors favor familiar cities with well-established investment markets and high levels of transparency JLL projects 2019 investment volumes will be approximately 5 to 10 percent below the 2018 total, driven by investor caution and selectivity London … Continue reading Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

SINGAPORE — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world’s second largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index slid 1.7 percent to 21,439.16 and the Kospi in South Korea lost 1.2 percent to 2,070.70. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was down 1.4 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

HONG KONG | Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

HONG KONG — Early last year, a little-known Chinese researcher turned up at an elite meeting in Berkeley, California, where scientists and ethicists were discussing a technology that had shaken the field to its core — an emerging tool for “editing” genes, the strings of DNA that form the blueprint of life. The young scientist, … Continue reading HONG KONG | Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

NASSAU, Bahamas | Patrick Reed moving on from Ryder Cup, shares Bahamas lead

NASSAU, Bahamas — Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are about as far apart as can be on the leaderboard after one round of the Hero World Challenge. Only they know how close they are after the Ryder Cup fallout. Reed showed no sign of fatigue in his travels from Dubai to Hong Kong to the … Continue reading NASSAU, Bahamas | Patrick Reed moving on from Ryder Cup, shares Bahamas lead