Toyko, Sydney aim to lure edgy Hong Kong financial firms, but Singapore a top draw

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Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Japan, Australia and some other nations are readying incentives to attract banks and asset managers in Hong Kong that are worried about the new security law imposed by China, but finance...
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Singapore

Country in Southeast Asia
Shares Singapore began destroying nine tons of seized ivory Tuesday, the largest such action globally in recent years, including contraband tusks that came from..
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SINGAPORE- Singapore’s recession was deeper than first estimated in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic dealt a major blow to Asia’s trade-reliant..
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TikTok says it keeps users data in the United States and Singapore and won't hand it over to the Chinese government.
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Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Visitors to Universal..
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Hong Kong

Special administrative region of China
Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
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Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai walked free on bail Wednesday, over 40 hours after he and other critics of China were rounded up by police as part..
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The 23-year-old democracy activist arrested under a new security law is a folk hero to her supporters.
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Jimmy Lai implored staffers of his Apple Daily newspaper to keep publishing the kinds of stories that infuriate Beijing – and that led to his arrest.
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On Monday when Zoe*, a local news reporter at Apple Daily returned to her office in Hong Kong it was swarming with police officers. Her boss, the strident..
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Sydney

Most populous city in Australia
SYDNEY: Australia recorded its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday and the biggest daily rise in infections in three days, denting hopes that..
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Concerns about COVID-19 clusters linked to Sydney schools are rising after the NSW premier warned the state was on a knife-edge.
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Concerns about COVID-19 clusters linked to Sydney schools are rising after the NSW premier warned the state was on a knife-edge.
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Landmarks in Sydney and Melbourne carried the colours of Lebanon in a show of solidarity.
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Wild weather on the New South Wales coast in Australia has blown waterfalls upstream.
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Tokyo

Capital and prefecture of Japan
TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as a comparatively soft yen encouraged buying with sentiment also helped by U.S. President Donald..
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If not for the coronavirus pandemic, August 2020 would be seeing the closing ceremony of the Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. The games have been postponed until..
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The giant Olympic rings exit the spotlight temporarily for maintenance, after the Tokyo games are postponed.
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Tokyo [Japan]: Six people died and almost 3,500 others suffered health complications linked to extreme temperatures that blanketed Japan over the past week, the..
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New York City

Largest city in the United States
Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC building; Gas prices on the decline
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One of the nation's biggest egg producers illegally sought to "line its own pockets," New York prosecutors allege.
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Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician in New York City, joins CBSN to discuss the challenges of going back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic, plus a new study that..
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