(MENAFN - AFP) Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights were among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong's comic and games expo Friday, where Xbox and Playstation went head-to-head with their new consoles.
The Ani-Com show at the city's harbourside convention centre is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia and was packed with teenagers, many of them in coloured ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Europe's stock markets dropped on Friday as a fall in German business confidence offset positive British growth data, while traders reacted to a huge tie-up of the continent's pay-TV sector.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dipped 0.12 percent to stand at 6,813.09 points around midday in the capital, with investors shrugged off the in-line British output data.
(MENAFN - AFP) China has approved the setting up of three private banks, including one by Internet giant Tencent, the industry regulator said Friday, in a long-awaited economic reform aimed at bringing competition to state banking giants.
Previously, China had just two privately-owned banks, Minsheng Bank and Ping An Bank, according to state media.