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  • While in Hong Kong, Mr. Batbold presided over the opening of Mongolia's first Hong Kong consulate and met with the territory's chief executive, Donald Tsang.

    Mongolian Premier Looks to Advance Deals With China

  • No country in the world recognizes Transnistria—the territory's informal English name—as a sovereign state.

    In This Tiny Land, Some Wish They Were Back in the U.S.S.R.

  • A devastating 22-day Israeli offensive against Islamist Hamas militants, which ended in January 2009, reduced much of the territory's infrastructure and many private homes to rubble.

    Israel Authorizes New Palestinian Housing Project in Gaza

  • Israel also maintains a tight naval blockade of Gaza, which Palestinians say is illegal and helping to strangle the territory's underdeveloped economy.

    Israel Authorizes New Palestinian Housing Project in Gaza

  • "We believe that the Galaxy opening is great for Macau and it's even better for Cotai," said Mr. Ho, echoing comments from Cotai neighbor Sands China Ltd. that the new launch will help shift the center of gravity to Cotai from the Macau peninsula, where the majority of the territory's casinos are located.

    Melco Crown Swings to Profit

  • Which brings us to the uproar in Hong Kong at the moment over a proposal to build a third runway and more terminal space at Chek Lap Kok, the territory's gleaming 1998 Norman Foster-designed airport.

    Runway Inflation in Hong Kong

  • The Airport Authority, Cathay Pacific Airways the airport's largest user, the government, business leaders and others inclined to worry about the territory's "competitiveness" say an expansion is absolutely critical.

    Runway Inflation in Hong Kong

  • HONG KONG—A slew of companies plan to seek as much as $8 billion from Hong Kong investors in coming months, testing the Chinese territory's go-go market for initial public offerings at a time when foreign investors are pulling back from Asia.

    IPO Flood Will Test Hong Kong Market

  • The Gaza-based Palestinian Center for Human Rights has repeatedly called on the territory's Hamas rulers not to store explosive materials in civilian areas.

    13 Injured in Gaza Training Site Blast

  • It would be the territory's second-largest IPO of the year after Glencore International PLC, a $10.04 billion IPO dual-listed in London, according to data tracker Dealogic.

    PCCW Aims to Raise Up to $2 Billion Via Assets Listing


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