Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a “dangerous drug” along with heroin

Hong Kong CNN – Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, has been popping up in cafes, restaurants and shops, as companies eager to join an exciting new market already well-established in countries around the world. It all came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD was decriminalized … Read more

Israeli air raids on Gaza after killing 9 Palestinians in Jenin | News of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Eyewitnesses reported that Israeli drones fired missiles at targets in Gaza, followed by fighter jets attacking sites. Israel launched several air strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip, a day after nine Palestinians, including an elderly woman, were killed in the Jenin camp of Israeli forces, in one of the deadliest raids in the occupied West … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold is gripping East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new norm’

Hong Kong CNN – A deadly cold snap sweeping across East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow wreak havoc on travel over the Lunar New Year holiday, with climate experts warning such extreme weather events are becoming ” The new rule. Japanese officials said all those … Read more

Australia PMI, Japan Jibun Flash PMI, Lunar New Year holiday

CNBC Pro: These 6 Global Low-Debt Stocks Are Set to Outperform, Bernstein Says Higher interest rates have significant implications for companies with significant debt, as they are likely to face higher costs from increased borrowing. With interest rates still rising, analysts at Bernstein believe stocks with low exposure and high debt quality should outperform. The … Read more

Entrepreneurs Flee China’s Heavy Grip: ‘You Don’t Have To Stay There’

SINGAPORE – They left after the government cracked down on the private sector. They escaped the harsh “zero COVID” policy. They looked for a safe haven for their fortunes and families. They went to Singapore. Dubai United Arab Emirates; malta; London. tokyo; and New York—nowhere but their native China, where they felt their origins and … Read more

Hong Kong Internet Shout out Gong Hee Fat Choi, week in review

China last night Crane a week in review China released 2022 economic data this week. GDP grew +3.0% while retail sales fell -0.2%, less than expected. Chewy founder Ryan Cohen announces a stake in Alibaba and is calling for more share buybacks based on the company’s low valuation. Global economic leaders gather at the World … Read more

Japanese inflation data, Chinese loan interest rates

Bitcoin falls as Genesis files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York Bitcoin fell nearly 0.5% after cryptocurrency firm Genesis Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York. The company has listed 50-99 creditors in a “massive” bankruptcy filing, with total liabilities ranging from $1.2 to $11 billion, according to bankruptcy documents. Genesis is in … Read more

Report, CIOSEA News, ETCIO SEA

spending on clouds Services in the Asia-Pacific region fell sharply in the fourth quarter, dragged down by the troubled technology sector in the region ChinaAccording to the latest State of the Industry report from the Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: 3), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The Asia Pacific ISG Index™, which … Read more

The Netherlands says it will send Patriot aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte He said on Tuesday that his country plans to “join” efforts by the United States and Germany to train and arm Ukraine with advanced Patriot defense systems. Rutte signaled Holland’s intentions at the start of a meeting at the White House with President Joe Biden. The Dutch … Read more

Markets Rise on Epic Foreign Influx as Internet Stocks Climb Wall of Worry, Week in Review

China last night Crane a week in review China CPI for December was released at +1.8% vs +1.6% in November, meeting expectations of 1.8%. On Wednesday, the World Bank halved its global GDP growth forecast for 2023, though it expects China’s GDP growth to be ahead of the pack. The China Passenger Vehicle Association released … Read more