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Leading actor says Hong Kong movie industry is strong but can be better

Hong Kong actor Gordon Lam Ka-tung has gone from playing bit parts to becoming one of the special administrative region's most popular actors. The award-winning movie star and producer was in London on the weekend to promote a festival dedicated to the achievements of the Hong Kong film industry dur

CHINA DAILY - 2017-11-22 02:15:00

LaVar Ball Says He'd Probably Thank China's President Over Donald Trump

"If I was going to thank somebody, I'd probably thank President Xi." LaVar Ball suggested President Donald Trump stay in his lane Monday night during an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo. "If you help, you shouldn't have to say anything," Ball said of Trump's involvement in orchestrating the release

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-11-21 06:07:39

Air China suspends North Korea flights due to poor business | The State

State-owned airline Air China has suspended flights between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. An employee of the airline's press office who would give only his surname, Zhang, said Tues

THE STATE - 2017-11-21 10:19:00

China Squeezes North Korea By Suspending Air Service

China is North Korea's primary sponsor state. But North Korea is also a problem for China. Kim Jong Un's saber rattling leads to the militarization of South Korean and potential re-arming of Japan, challenging Chinese hegemony in North Asia. Meanwhile, as the U.S. antagonizes North Korea, if China p

BOARDINGAREA.COM - 2017-11-21 13:34:03

Air China suspends North Korea flights, deepening isolation

BEIJING (AP) - State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. The move followed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to add Pyongyan

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-21 11:12:44

Chinese Rights Lawyer Sentenced to Two Years in Jail for Inciting Subversion

FILE PHOTO - Police react in front of disbarred lawyer Jiang Tianyong's portrait, during a demonstration, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, China December 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Beijing: A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tues

THEWIRE.IN - 2017-11-21 08:01:10

Restoring North Korea to Terrorism Blacklist Dims Hopes for Talks

The central rail station in Pyongyang, North Korea, this month. President Trump has designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, reversing a move by the second Bush administration.Credit Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images SEOUL, South Korea - President Trump's re-designation of

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-21 10:53:27

China's next-gen ICBM, which can strike targets anywhere in the world, set to be operational soon

The People's Liberation Army is expected to induct the three-stage, solid-fuel Dongfeng-41 in the first half of 2018. An earlier version of China's Dongfeng missile at the Chinese Military Museum in BeijingJason Lee/Reuters China's next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which can

IBTIMES.CO.UK - 2017-11-21 08:38:33

Victoria's Secret gala stumbles across the line in China

The glitzy Victoria's Secret fashion show stumbled across the finish line Monday night in its first-ever China staging after a run-up marred by setbacks and reports of political interference by Beijing. Models breezed down the catwalk sporting elaborate feathered wings and billowing trains as the US

JAKARTA POST - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

China supports Cambodia's ban on political opposition

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Beijing, China December 5, 2016.Reuters/ Greg Baker Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Cambodian counterpart that China supports the Cambodia's efforts to "protect pol

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-21 05:43:48

Beijing detains 18 after apartment fire - Xinhua | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Nov 21, 2017 06:45 am | Updated Date: Nov 21, 2017 06:45 am This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Nov 21, 2017 06:45 am | Updated Date: Nov 21,

FIRSTPOST - 2017-11-21 01:15:15

FM proposes China-Myanmar economic corridor

China has proposed building an economic corridor with Myanmar to further enhance bilateral pragmatic cooperation, with observers saying the corridor could maximize revenue for both countries and contribute to the stability of Myanmar and the China-Myanmar border. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi an

GLOBALTIMES.CN - 2017-11-21 03:58:39

China's version of Twitch secures fresh D round and starts to make profits

China's live-streaming frenzy is still on, at least in the e-sports space. Douyu TV, China's Twitch counterpart, just finalized an undisclosed amount in a Series D round led by CMB International. The funding size is over RMB 1 billion ($150 million), raised at a valuation of over RMB 10 billion, acc

TECHNODE.COM - 2017-11-21 08:47:02

Got a spare $71m? How about a single Hong Kong apartment?

Got a spare US$70 million? Then you too can own a single apartment on Hong Kong's chic Peak Home may be where the heart is, but in Hong Kong it comes at a record price -- more than $71 million for a single apartment. A well-heeled buyer snapped up two adjacent mountain-top pads -- each more than 4,0

DAILY MAIL - 2017-11-21 08:48:06

Hong Kong jockeys raids restricted but allowed to ride in the Sydney carnival

The Sydney carnival may be the only chance for punters to see stars of the saddle Joao Moreira, Tommy Berry, Zac Purton and Nash Rawiller ride in Australia next year after a ruling from Hong Kong Jockey Club on Monday. From the start of 2018, jockeys from the racing mecca will only be allowed to fly

BRISBANE TIMES - 2017-11-21 08:02:57

U.S. Pursues Alleged Chinese-Africa Bribery Through Finance Ties

Prosecutors in New York on Monday unsealed a criminal complaint against the head of a non-government organization and a former Senegalese foreign minister, alleging they bribed the former president of Chad and the Ugandan foreign minister and used the U.S. financial system to do so. The case involve

WALL STREET JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 04:19:12

Despite Trump lobby, only 'some' leaders condemn Pyongyang

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippines says only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles when they gathered for an annual summit in Manila last week despite President Donald Trump's lobby for stronger united actions against Pyongy

NWJOBS - 2017-11-21 07:06:56

China to fend off bubble risk with tighter property rules

Chinese authorities have said they will head off the risk of a property market crash by stiffening regulation and preventing high land prices. Regulators from land and housing ministries, as well as the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC), have agreed plans to curb speculation in bricks and mortar, Reuters

CNBC - 2017-11-21 11:35:33

China's biggest social media company Tencent is now worth more than Facebook

Tencent, the Chinese internet giant behind the WeChat messaging app, has surpassed Facebook in value after it became the first company in China to be worth more than $500bn (378bn). The company's share price rose 2.4pc on Tuesday in Hong Kong to leapfrog Facebook and become the world's fifth-most va

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-21 11:29:00

Tibetans celebrate Kongpo New Year

Villagers gather to celebrate the Kongpo New Year in Mainling County of Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 19, 2017. More than 2,000 people have been relocated to temporary shelters after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi on Saturday. According to the Tibetan calendar, S

SINA.COM - 2017-11-21 01:49:43