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Hong Kong Recovers Sunken Boat, Starts Fatal Crash Probe

Hong Kong recovered the boat that was partially sunk in a crash that killed at least 38 people, and started an inspection to find the cause of the city’s worst maritime disaster in four decades.  Read more

Barack Obama sued by Chinese company over wind farms

A Chinese-owned company is suing President Barack Obama for blocking its purchase of wind farms near a US military base on national security grounds, court documents showed.  Read more

Two US carrier groups deployed to Western Pacific

Two US carrier battle groups and a Marine Corps Air Task Force have been deployed to the Western Pacific as tensions rise over maritime disputes between China and its neighbors, reports Time Magazine.  Read more

U.S. Casinos Won’t Get Macau Licenses, Caesars CEO Says

The government of Macau won’t issue any licenses for new U.S. companies to operate casinos in the world’s largest gambling market, Gary Loveman, chief executive officer of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR), predicted.  Read more

China services PMI falls to lowest in nearly two years

China’s normally robust services sector weakened sharply in September to its lowest point since November 2010, as slow growth in manufacturing finally began to feed through to the rest of the economy, an official survey showed on Wednesday.  Read more

Romans, Han Dynasty were greenhouse gas emitters: study

A 200-year period covering the heyday of both the Roman Empire and China’s Han dynasty saw a big rise in greenhouse gases, according to a study that challenges the U.N. view that man-made climate change only began around 1800.  Read more

Overcrowded campsite sparks off another HK-mainland spat

Shouting matches and tent-slashing erupted at Lantau Island campsite as mainland tourists outnumbered locals.  Read more

Solving Taiwan’s Wage Stagnation Mystery

Discontent over Taiwan’s stagnant wages has reached a shrill pitch, with egg-wielding protesters demanding officials roll their way out of office.  Read more

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