Pearl River Delta http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24389/all en UPDATE 2-Guangdong chief offers deal in Chinese paper censorship row-source http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-guangdong-chief-offers-deal-chinese-paper-censorship-r <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>(Adds details and quotes)</p> <p>By John Ruwitch and James Pomfret</p> <p>GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Communist Party<br /> chief of Guangdong province stepped in to mediate a standoff<br /> over censorship at a Chinese newspaper on Tuesday, a source<br /> said, in a potentially encouraging sign for press freedoms in<br /> China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-guangdong-chief-offers-deal-chinese-paper-censorship-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guangdong Gulf of Tonkin Pearl River Delta Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:00:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731663 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares hit new 19-mth high, trade data lifts China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-hit-new-19-mth-high-trade-data-lifts-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* HSI +0.9 pct, H-shares +1.4 pct, CSI300 +0.5 pct</p> <p>* China export data trumps expectations, lifts markets</p> <p>* Chalco soars 8 pct, leads strength in beta plays</p> <p>* HK property stronger ahead of housing secretary address</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-hit-new-19-mth-high-trade-data-lifts-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732478 at http://www.globalpost.com China's metrosexual men revive luxury shopping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/chinas-metrosexual-men-revive-luxury-shopping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Yimou Lee and Farah Master</p> <p>HONG KONG/MACAU, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Let's hear it for the boys. China's fashion-forward men are snapping up Gucci and Burberry bags, driving a rebound in the luxury market months after a slow down in spending by the world's biggest luxury goods buyers spooked global investors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/chinas-metrosexual-men-revive-luxury-shopping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Luxury brands Pearl River Delta Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736993 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open down 0.2 pct, ZTE dives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/hong-kong-shares-open-down-02-pct-zte-dives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were likely to open lower on Monday, with China's second-largest telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp diving 5 percent in pre-market trade after warning over the weekend of a net $466.6 million loss for 2012.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.2 percent at 23,566 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to also start down 0.2 percent.</p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta South China Sea Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737044 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open higher on stronger global outlook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/hong-kong-shares-open-higher-stronger-global-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are likely to open slightly higher on Friday tracking positive sentiment from encouraging U.S. jobless claims figures and solid China factory data.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.23 percent at 23,653.54 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start 0.4 percent higher.</p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Stock market Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739170 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares may rise ahead of China official PMI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/hong-kong-shares-may-rise-ahead-china-official-pmi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares could start higher on Friday, ahead of the release of data that is likely to show China's economy expanded at its fastest pace in nine months.</p> <p>The median forecast of 14 economists polled by Reuters put China's official purchasing managers index (PMI) at 50.9 for January, up from December's 50.6.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/hong-kong-shares-may-rise-ahead-china-official-pmi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Pearl River Delta Special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742420 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong, China shares slide as official PMI underwhelms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/hong-kong-china-shares-slide-official-pmi-underwhelms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates to mid-morning)</p> <p>* HSI -0.4 pct, H-shares -0.7 pct, CSI300 -0.3 pct</p> <p>* Cyclicals slide after China's official January PMI disappoints</p> <p>* Wynn Macau down after parent's underwhelming earnings</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong and China shares slipped on Friday after official data for manufacturing activity in the world's second-largest economy came in below expectations for a nine-month high.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/hong-kong-china-shares-slide-official-pmi-underwhelms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pearl River Delta Special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:45:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742482 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares slip further from 21-mth high, China mixed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-shares-slip-further-21-mth-high-china-mixed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* HSI -0.4 pct, H-shares -0.5 pct, CSI300 +0.5 pct</p> <p>* Beta plays down as twin China PMI diverges again</p> <p>* China agricultural stocks lifted by policy signals</p> <p>* Wynn Macau hit by parent's earnings disappointment</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares extended a retreat from a 21-month high on Friday, dragged down by growth-sensitive stocks after an official survey of manufacturing activity in China disappointed expectations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-shares-slip-further-21-mth-high-china-mixed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Pearl River Delta Special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:47:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742604 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kongers turn to Obama over milk shortage fears http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/hong-kongers-turn-obama-over-milk-shortage-fears <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>More than 12,500 people have petitioned US President Barack Obama to help Hong Kong avoid a baby formula shortage, saying infants in the city are facing malnutrition due to mainland Chinese "smugglers".</p> <p>Formula is popular with mainlanders because of concerns about the safety of food processed in China following a series of scandals, notably in 2008 when six babies died from drinking milk tainted with the chemical melamine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/hong-kongers-turn-obama-over-milk-shortage-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Politics South China Sea Technology AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:00:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742610 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close flat, but eke out weekly gain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-shares-close-flat-eke-out-weekly-gain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares eked out a gain for the week after an afternoon surge in the mainland Chinese market helped pare Friday losses rooted in how an official survey of manufacturing activity in China lagged expectations.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed flat at 23,721.8 on Friday but inched up 0.6 percent on the week. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.7 percent on Friday and 1.8 percent this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-shares-close-flat-eke-out-weekly-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Macau Pearl River Delta Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742661 at http://www.globalpost.com Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Hong Kong for festive fun http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/travel-postcard-48-hours-hong-kong-festive-fun <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Farah Master</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Gleaming skyscrapers, Michelin-starred noodle stalls, secluded beaches and a buzzing night life all make Hong Kong, a former British colony, the perfect place to soak up some Asian festive fun.</p> <p>Chinese New Year, which starts on February 10 and ushers in the Year of the Snake, is a time when Hong Kong's frenetic pace slows down and even the hardest working executives take time to enjoy traditional dishes such as "nian gao" sticky rice cakes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/travel-postcard-48-hours-hong-kong-festive-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hong Kong Human Interest Pearl River Delta Subterranea Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742760 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong aims at smugglers in bid to stop run on baby formula milk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-aims-at-smugglers-bid-stop-run-baby-formula-milk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Grace Li</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong introduced measures on Friday to tackle a shortage of baby milk formula as food-safety-conscious mainland Chinese people flock to the city to stock up on supplies ahead of a Lunar New Year holiday.</p> <p>The Hong Kong government cut the luggage allowance on trains that connect the city to the mainland to 23 kg (50 lb) from 32 kg (70 lb) and limited the number of cans of milk powder a person can take back into the mainland to two per visit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-aims-at-smugglers-bid-stop-run-baby-formula-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Politics South China Sea Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:16:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742908 at http://www.globalpost.com US envoy cautious over hopes for China reforms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/us-envoy-cautious-over-hopes-china-reforms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US ambassador to China expressed caution Tuesday over hopes for reform under Beijing's new leadership and said the mainland should turn to Hong Kong for inspiration.</p> <p>Gary Locke told an economic conference in Hong Kong that the US-China relationship remains "fundamentally very, very strong" but said the world's second-largest economy could only benefit from further liberalisation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/us-envoy-cautious-over-hopes-china-reforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pearl River Delta Socialism Technology AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:00:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746134 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares rebound from one-month low, China tepid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-rebound-one-month-low-china-tepid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates to midday)</p> <p>* HSI +0.6 pct, H-shares +0.7 pct, CSI300 +0.1 pct</p> <p>* Defensive strength in HK, non-bank financials outperform</p> <p>* China property sinks on Beijing's plan to cut inequality</p> <p>* Macau gaming dives on report of 'junket' crackdown</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-rebound-one-month-low-china-tepid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Pearl River Delta Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747159 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares end up 0.5 pct, defensive undertone lurks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-end-05-pct-defensive-undertone-lurks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares rebounded on Wednesday from the previous day's tumble, helped by strength in China Mobile and other defensive counters that showed investors remain cautious.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.5 percent at 23,256.9. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.3 percent. Both indexes had slid on Tuesday to their lowest close since Jan. 8.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-end-05-pct-defensive-undertone-lurks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta South China Sea Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:30:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747257 at http://www.globalpost.com