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May 2, 2016

BEIJING - A unit of China’s HNA Group Co – HNA Tourism Group Co – has agreed to purchase  Carlson Hotels Inc,, acquiring brands as Radisson and Park Plaza as the global lodging industry consolidates.

May 2, 2016

SINGAPORE - Standard & Poor's has affirmed its 'BB-' long-term and 'B' short-term sovereign credit ratings on Vietnam, saying the ratings reflect Vietnam’s lower middle-income, rising debt burden, banking sector weakness, and emerging institutio

April 27, 2016

BEIJING - The market for industrial and service robots in China is expected to be worth RMB100 billion (US$15.4 billion) within three years, according to a report from the German-based International Federation of Robotics. Sales of robots in China are set to almost triple by 2018, defying a slowdown in the wider economy, according to a report in the China Daily.

April 27, 2016

HONG KONG - Tight margins are likely to plague Greater China's consumer products, gaming, retail, and telecommunications sectors as competition heats up further, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, which believes China's retail sector is likely to struggle as industry rivalry ramps up, forcing companies to chalk up large marketing costs and to expand aggressively.


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HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair

October 26, 2016 to October 29, 2016

Organised by the HKTDC and held at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), the Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair features Bathroom & Kitchen, Building & Decorative Hardware, Building Technology, Ceiling & Curtain Wall, Ceramics, Stone & Marble, Coating & Chemicals, Door & Window, Furniture, Green Building Materials, Indoor Decorative Materials, Property and Facility Management, Testing, Inspection & Certification.

Eco Expo Asia - International Trade Fair on Environmental Protection

October 26, 2016 to October 29, 2016

Organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., Eco Expo Asia takes place at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).The fair is an international trading platform showcases the latest innovations in environmental protection industries from around the world. Areas of specialty covered at the fair include Air & Water Quality, Eco-friendly Product, Energy Efficiency & Energy, Green Building as well as Waste Management and Recycling.