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Chinese Property Shares Tumble Amid Fears of Evergrande ‘Contagion’

The impending collapse of China’s gigantic Evergrande Group real estate company caused a tumble at the stock market on Tuesday for other Chinese property developers. Even investors in completely unrelated markets are growing nervous about what the implosion of such a huge company could do to banks in China and around the world – and what it could mean for Beijing’s geopolitical agenda.

WUHAN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 26: (CHINA OUT) An aerial view shows the Evergrande Changqing community on September 26, 2021 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. In 2015, Evergrande real estate acquired four super large projects in Haikou, Wuhan and Huizhou, with a total construction area of nearly 4 million square meters …

Hong Kong Fears Communism Exodus Will Cause Doctor Shortage

Hong Kong may soon suffer from a medical staff shortage amid an “increasing loss of public sector medical staff due to emigration,” Henry Fan, the chairman of Hong Kong’s government-run Hospital Authority, warned in an interview with the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong published Friday.

This picture taken on February 13, 2020 shows doctor Alfred Wong walking out from a Hong Kong hospital following an interview with AFP in Hong Kong. - The 38-year-old volunteered to join staff on isolation wards -- dubbed "the dirty team" -- to avoid the risk of being called up …

Hong Kong Olympic Medalist Refuses Call from City Leader on TV

Hong Kong Olympian Sarah Lee Wai-sze, who won the bronze medal for women’s bicycle sprint on Sunday and brought Hong Kong’s medal total up to six, declined a congratulatory phone call from Hong Kong’s Beijing-controlled chief executive Carrie Lam while in the middle of a live television interview.

Hong Kong's Wai-Sze Lee competes in the Women's 500m time-trial Final at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris, on February 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)