Tag: Shenzhen (China)

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate

HONG KONG — The Chinese government acknowledged Wednesday that it was holding an employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong who had disappeared in early August, a case that raised fears of political applications of Chinese law to combat a monthslong protest movement. The employee, Simon Cheng, was detained while Hong Kong is in the […]

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Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate Is Feared Detained in China

HONG KONG — China appears to have detained an employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong after he crossed the border into the mainland, his girlfriend said, raising fears that the Chinese authorities might be targeting travelers they suspect of supporting the Hong Kong protests. The apparent detention of the employee, Cheng Man Kit, […]

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British Consular Worker From Hong Kong Feared Detained in China

HONG KONG — A trade officer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong went missing after crossing into mainland China this month, raising fears that the authorities might be targeting travelers suspected of supporting the protest movement. The officer, Cheng Man Kit, who also goes by Simon, traveled to Shenzhen, the city immediately over the […]

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With Troop Buildup, China Sends a Stark Warning to Hong Kong

SHENZHEN, China — The Shenzhen Bay Sports Center rises along the shore with the green hills of Hong Kong visible across the water. It normally bustles with a variety of youth sports programs and dance, art and language academies, including one that advertises a “Hong Kong Style Education.” In recent days, however, it has become […]

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Trump’s Trade War Is Breeding Patriots in China

BEIJING — Earlier this week the Chinese government aggressively devalued its currency — the clearest sign yet that it is hunkering down for a protracted fight with the United States over trade. Currency devaluation is the mother of all retaliations. The move, designed to help offset the Trump administration’s tariffs against China, could goad America […]

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Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That

In the always inventive world of exchange-traded funds, you can find funds focused on European carbon credits, social media, and even one that aims to profit from the obesity of Americans. “There’s a lot of wacky stuff out there — I can’t keep track of them all,” said Daniel Sotiroff, an analyst with Morningstar Research […]

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