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February 23, 2018 9:13 AM HKEX to offer concessions for US, UK-listed firms to list in Hong Kong

A flag bearing the logo of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited flies in Hong Kong January 24, 2018. — Reuters picHONG KONG, Feb 23 ― Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), the city’s exchange operator, said today it plans to offer concessions to US and UK-listed companies considering a secondary listing in Hong Kong. The plans are part of the exchange’s 5

February 22, 2018 9:33 AM Fresh rocket fire on Syria enclave kills 13, says monitor

Men inspect damage after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta April 7, 2017. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Feb 22 — Rockets fired by Syrian regime forces killed at least 13 civilians in the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus today, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human 7

February 22, 2018 8:45 AM Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

In this file photo taken on February 14, 2018, Russia's bronze medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the curling mixed doubles at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza n Pyeongchang. — AFP picPYEONGCHANG, Feb 22 — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal today 7

February 21, 2018 12:54 PM Russia denies role in strikes killing civilians in Syria’s E Ghouta

Smoke rises from the rebel held besieged town of Hamouriyeh, eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, February 21, 2018. — Reuters picMOSCOW, Feb 21 —The Kremlin today denied involvement in air strikes on Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave that monitors say have killed at least 250 civilians since the start of the week. “These are groundless accusations 14

February 21, 2018 3:13 AM Amnesty International: Fahmi Reza’s guilty verdict a violation of human rights

Graphic artist Fahmi Reza (right) arriving at the Ipoh sessions court accompanied by his lawyer Syahredzan Johan January 4, 2018. — Picture by Marcus PheongKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — Amnesty International Malaysia today questioned the Ipoh Sessions Court’s decision to punish graphic artist Fahmi Reza for posting a clown sketch of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib 13

February 20, 2018 3:28 PM Qatar Airways replace Lufthansa as Bayern Munich sponsor

The Qatar Airways logo will now appear on the shirt sleeves of the runaway German league leaders. — Reuters picBERLIN, Feb 20 — Bayern Munich confirmed today that Qatar Airways will replace Lufthansa as one of their sponsors, expanding the German club’s business links with the Gulf state. Qatar Airways have signed a five-year deal as ‘platinum partners’ 14

February 20, 2018 12:40 PM Egypt puts prominent Islamist critical of Sisi on terrorism list

Former Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh speaking during an interview with Reuters in Cairo February 11, 2014. — Reuters picCAIRO, Feb 20 — An Egyptian court put former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh on a terrorism list today, state news agency MENA reported, following his arrest for alleged contacts with the banned 10

February 20, 2018 10:14 AM Erdogan says Turkish forces to besiege Syria’s Afrin town in coming days

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near the city of Afrin, Syria February 19, 2018. — Reuters picANKARA, Feb 20 — Turkey will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today a month after Ankara launched an offensive against Kurdish militia in the region. “In the coming days, swiftly, we will lay siege to the centre 16

February 20, 2018 8:55 AM Malaysian heist film picked up by Hong Kong distributor

Malaysian heist drama ‘Fly By Night’ has been picked up by Hong Kong's Good Move Media. — Cinema Online picKUALA LUMPUR, 20 Feb – The international rights to Malaysian heist drama Fly By Night has been picked up by Hong Kong-based sales agent Good Move Media. The movie, currently in its post-production stage, follows a group of taxi drivers and extortionists 9

February 20, 2018 4:01 AM Bangkok court gives Japanese man custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates

A nanny holds a child of Tony Jiang (back right) at his house in Shanghai September 16, 2013. — Reuters picBANGKOK, Feb 20 — A Bangkok court this morning granted a Japanese man “sole parent” rights to 13 babies fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, a ruling that paves the way for him to take custody of the children. “For the happiness and opportunities 9