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Six of the most beautiful sections of the Great Wall of China | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In September, we’re celebrating superlatives as we look at some of the world’s biggest, tallest and most expensive attractions and destinations. CNN  —  Having lived in Beijing for almost 12 years, I’ve had … Read more

Look of the Week: Blackpink headline Coachella in Korean hanboks | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Featuring the good, the bad and the ugly, ‘Look of the Week’ is a regular series dedicated to unpacking the most talked about outfit of the last seven days. CNN  —  Bringing the second day of this year’s Coachella to a close, K-Pop girl group Blackpink made history Saturday night when they … Read more

Scientists film deepest ever fish on seabed off Japan | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Cruising at a depth of 8,336 meters (over 27,000 feet) just above the seabed, a young snailfish has become the deepest fish ever filmed by scientists during a probe into the abyss … Read more

China’s economy shakes off Covid legacy to grow 4.5% in Q1 | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  China’s economy got off to a solid start in 2023, as consumers went on a spending spree after three years of strict pandemic restrictions ended. Gross domestic product grew by 4.5% in the first quarter from a year ago, according to the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. That beat … Read more

Micron Technology: China probes US chip maker for cybersecurity risks as tech tension escalates | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  China has launched a cybersecurity probe into Micron Technology, one of America’s largest memory chip makers, in apparent retaliation after US allies in Asia and Europe announced new restrictions on the sale of key technology to Beijing. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) will review products sold by Micron in … Read more

Erdogan’s political fate may be determined by Turkey’s Kurds | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Turkey’s persecuted pro-Kurdish party has emerged as a kingmaker in the country’s upcoming election, playing a decisive role that may just … Read more

HSBC’s top execs face tense shareholders calling for a breakup | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  HSBC’s top brass defended their strategy Monday to frustrated shareholders in the lender’s largest market, as Europe’s biggest bank continued to face calls to be split up. At an informal shareholder meeting in Hong Kong, Chairman Mark Tucker and CEO Noel Quinn took questions from investors on issues ranging from … Read more

China Renaissance suspends trading, delays results after founder’s disappearance | CNN Business

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  China Renaissance, a top dealmaker in the country’s tech industry, said it would suspend trading of its shares and delay the release of its annual results because it still can’t get in touch with its founder. Bao Fan, 52, started the boutique investment bank in 2005 and has been unreachable … Read more