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FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price answers a question during a news briefing at the department in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2021. Olivier Douliery/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has profound concerns over China’s “predatory” behavior when it comes to technology, the State Department spokesman said on Thursday, adding that …

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Health Regulations remain a cornerstone of public health security and need improving in some areas, but not major changes, the chair of a World Health Organization (WHO) panel …

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU leaders broke a diplomatic deadlock on Friday and imposed sanctions on Belarus after hours of summit talks, assuring Cyprus that the bloc would also punish Turkey if it continues oil and gas drilling in disputed areas of the Mediterranean. The deal on sanctions against about 40 officials accused of rigging August’s …

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As companies prepare to list on the start-up board ChiNext under a new U.S.-style IPO system on Monday, China’s Shenzhen will officially challenge Shanghai for tech listings, while adding fuel to a “technology war” with the United States. Eighteen companies will begin trading on the Nasdaq-style start-up board on Monday in a …

* Some 18 firms to list on Shenzhen’s revamped ChiNext on Monday * Reforms to ChiNext aimed at fast-tracking IPOs * Reforms come as U.S. and China fight so-called tech war * Fund managers flag tech bubble risks, fraud risks By Samuel Shen and Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI, Aug 21 (Reuters) – As companies prepare to …

July 17 (Reuters) – Hong Kong Stock Exchange Filings: * ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED SAYS IT SOLD 154.0 MLN SHARES IN ALIBABA HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT AVG PRICE OF HK$22.65 ($2.92) PER SHARE ON JULY 14 – HKEX FILING * ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED’S LONG POSITION IN ALIBABA HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DECREASES TO 67.51% FROM …

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan officials in Hong Kong have been told their visas will not be renewed if they don’t sign a document supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan under its “one China” policy, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Hong Kong anti-government movement gather at Liberty Square, …

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As soon as Hong Kong’s new national security law came into force last week, Ivan Ng removed all the protest-themed paintings, posters and flags from the list of items for sale at his Onestep Printing shop. FILE PHOTO: Memo papers with protest slogans are seen outside a “yellow” restaurant, a business …

LONDON (Reuters) – A recovery in world stocks faltered on Monday as the threat of rising coronavirus infections in parts of Europe and the United States curbed risk appetite, boosting demand for safe-haven gold. FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls …

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has released genome sequencing data for the coronavirus responsible for a recent outbreak in Beijing, with officials saying on Friday it identified a European strain based on preliminary studies. China, which had been under pressure to make the data public sooner rather than later as COVID-19 cases mount in the country’s …