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    Alibaba predicts sales will rise 48 percent ending march 2017

    HONG KONG, June 15 — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that revenue growth will accelerate this fiscal year as China’s largest e-commerce company provided its first financial forecast since going public in 2014. The company predicts sales will rise at least 48 per cent in the year ending March 2017 as it pushes into new markets

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  • Hong Kong
    Found guilty of ‘assaulting police officer with her breasts’

    A woman has been convicted of assaulting a police officer with her breasts during a violent protest in Hong Kong. Ng Lai-ying was taking part in a demonstration against parallel trading on the streets of Yuen Long in March this year when the incident is said to have took place. The 30-year-old claimed that Chief

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  • A general view of downtown Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour on July 9 as Typhoon Linfa approaches. Photo: Reuters
    Flights to-and-from Hong Kong rescheduled due to Typhoon Linfa

    SINGAPORE — More than 500 flights to-and-from Hong Kong tonight (July 9) will be rescheduled due to an approaching typhoon, reported the South China Morning Post (SCMP). “As the typhoon is approaching, we expect flight operations to be affected. We will implement a flight rescheduling control system from 7pm-6am,” said an Airport Authority spokeswoman, as

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  • HK: Political reform failure, it’s business sector shift focus

    Hong Kong should move on and focus on economic and social issues now that the curtain has fallen on the ill-fated electoral reform effort, leading economists said. Hang Seng Bank senior economist Ryan Lam cited the ageing population as a major economic challenge that needs to be tackled without further delay. “The Hong Kong government

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  • A pro-democracy protester holds a yellow umbrella, the symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a march to demand lawmakers reject a Beijing-vetted electoral reform package for the city's first direct chief executive election in Hong Kong, China on June 14, 2015
    Hong Kong on high alert as new democracy showdown looms

    HONG KONG: Dozens of police stood guard around Hong Kong government headquarters on Tuesday (Jun 16), a day after authorities arrested 10 people and seized suspected explosives ahead of a crucial vote on a China-backed electoral reform package this week. The Chinese-ruled city is bracing for a fresh democracy showdown after protests crippled parts of

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