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BANGKOK | Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite a rally overnight on Wall Street as investors’ jitters over the Turkish currency crisis eased. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.7 percent to 22,201.21 and in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng dropped 1.7 percent to 27,271.50. The Shanghai Composite index sank 1.5 … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey

HONG KONG | Activist compares Beijing’s rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

HONG KONG  — A Hong Kong pro-independence activist decried Beijing’s rule over the city as modern-day colonialism in a speech Tuesday to a foreign journalists’ association that defied the Chinese government’s demand that the event be canceled. The Chinese government swiftly criticized the talk, saying that freedom of speech in Hong Kong does not extend … Continue reading HONG KONG | Activist compares Beijing’s rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

SEOUL, South Korea | Global stock markets ease ahead of Wall Street open

SEOUL, South Korea— Global stock markets were mixed Thursday with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains, as investors focus on developments in the trade dispute between the United States and China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.7 percent to 7,721 while Germany’s DAX dipped 0.4 percent to 12,585. France’s … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Global stock markets ease ahead of Wall Street open

HONG KONG | China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9B IPO

HONG KONG  — Shares in the state-owned monopoly that operates China’s vast network of mobile phone towers were flat Wednesday as the company made its stock market debut in Hong Kong after raising $6.9 billion from investors. China Tower Corp. traded at 1.27 Hong Kong dollars (16.2 U.S. cents) per share at midday, little-changed from … Continue reading HONG KONG | China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9B IPO

Los Angeles News: Mayor Garcetti Wraps Up Asia Trade Mission with Stops in Vietnam, Hong Kong

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wrapped up a trade mission to Asia with stops in Vietnam and Hong Kong — for meetings with high-level government officials and business leaders focused on stimulating economic growth in Los Angeles, bringing jobs back to local markets, and building stronger ties with the city’s leading … Continue reading Los Angeles News: Mayor Garcetti Wraps Up Asia Trade Mission with Stops in Vietnam, Hong Kong

Ryan Van Wagenen Overviews International Venture Capital and Private Equity

Ryan Van Wagenen – Venture capital and private equity are a source of investment funds says Ryan Van Wagenen. These are from high net worth individuals and institutions for the goal of investing and obtaining ownership in firms. Private equity is very beneficial for small businesses to expand their products and services. From an expert … Continue reading Ryan Van Wagenen Overviews International Venture Capital and Private Equity

NEW YORK | Another tech stock tumble pulls US indexes sharply lower

NEW YORK — Technology stocks tumbled for the third day in a row Monday as a sharp reversal for some of Wall Street’s recent favorites worsened. Major U.S. indexes skidded. Technology companies have done far better than the rest of the market in recent years, but they’ve fallen after Facebook and Twitter both reported weak … Continue reading NEW YORK | Another tech stock tumble pulls US indexes sharply lower

PolyU Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment – First in Hong Kong Awarded International Accolade in Wind Engineering

July 28, 2018 (STL.News) Professor You-Lin Xu, Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), has been honoured with the International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE) Senior Award (Davenport Medal) for his distinguished contributions to the field of wind engineering and bridge engineering in research, education, and application. Professor … Continue reading PolyU Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment – First in Hong Kong Awarded International Accolade in Wind Engineering