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Cathay Pacific to connect Hong Kong with Riyadh

Cathay Pacific to launch flights connecting Hong Kong with Riyadh

The new service is expected to offer more travel options while promoting business, trade and tourism opportunities

Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia explore funds to track Hong Kong stock indices

Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia explore funds to track Hong Kong stock indices

A new ETF tracking Saudi equities was listed in Hong Kong last year, becoming the first product of its kind in Asia

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Meituan in Saudi Arabia: Chinese food delivery platform looks at expansion

Meituan is hiring under KeeTa, the brand name it uses for food delivery operations in Hong Kong

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Atlantis The Royal named among World’s 50 Best Hotels

The World’s 50 Best Hotels is a curated list that brings together 580 independent leaders, each selected for their expert opinion of the international hospitality scene

Emirates adds third daily service to Hong Kong (Image: Supplied by Emirates)

Emirates adds third daily service to Hong Kong

The nonstop flight will commence from November 1

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Emirates cancels flights due to Super Typhoon Saola

The airline notified that customers flying or connecting to Hong Kong will not be accepted for travel at the point of origin until further notice

China bans seafood from Japan

China bans seafood from Japan, restaurants brace for cost jump

Beijing curbs food imports from multiple prefectures in Japan as Tokyo begins to release wastewater from Fukushima into the Pacific

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CBUAE issues new AML guidance for financial institutions

The central bank’s guidance highlights the risks of dealing with virtual assets and virtual asset service providers and their business models

Dubai Chambers inaugurates new office in Hong Kong

The office will promote trade from Hong Kong to Dubai and attract more businesses to the emirate

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

The new service will increase the airline’s operations in the Asian market to 14 weekly flights

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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China lists five bonds worth $2.68bn on Nasdaq Dubai

The note is the first ever carbon-neutrality theme bond issued in the GCC region

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Dubai ranks 14th most expensive city worldwide for ultra-wealthy

Shanghai ranked as the most expensive city in the world for high-net-worth individuals

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These are the world’s 20 most expensive cities for expats

ECA International analyses the cost of consumer goods and services in more than 490 locations worldwide, while accommodation data is also factored in

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Dubai-based Tradeling partners with Hong-Kong’s electronics manufacturer Astrum

Tradeling will be the exclusive distributor of Astrum’s goods in the MENA region

Qatar Airways’ route from Doha to Hong Kong put on hold until early January

As per new rules in Hong Kong, if four or more passengers are confirmed to have Covid-19 on arrival from the same place within seven days, that route will be suspended for 14 days

Cryptocurrency could buy you a 101-carat diamond at Sotheby’s

The pear-shaped flawless diamond could fetch as much as $15m in the single-lot sale in Hong Kong

Bitcoin leads broad crypto rally after defense of $30,000 level

The digital currency had reached a record near $65,000 in mid-April

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Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights to Hong Kong, Dhaka

Outbound Emirates flights from Hong Kong will still operate as per their schedule

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Dubai’s Emirates pauses flights to Hong Kong for two weeks

Customers holding tickets on flight EK384 with their final destination as Hong Kong will not be permitted to board from January 9-22, 2021

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Kuwait issues guidelines to permit entry of people from banned countries

Last week, the cabinet agreed to resume flights from Kuwait International Airport in three phases

HSBC UAE launches online trading platform for wealth clients

The platform provides access to stock exchanges in the US, UK and Hong Kong

Dubai’s Emirates suspends passenger services from Pakistan

The airline will continue to operate repatriation flights into Pakistan as per the announced schedule

Revealed: World’s top 10 cheapest and most expensive cities in 2019

Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh featured among the top 10 cities that saw the biggest move upwards in the ranking

Top 10 countries with the fastest internet speeds

Asia and Europe have the fastest internet connection speeds globally, a new report shows.