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HONG KONG — The number of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins seen around Hong Kong has jumped as the pause in high-speed ferry traffic due to the coronavirus allows the threatened species to make something of a comeback, scientists said.
HONG KONG denied plans to harvest residents’ DNA as part of a China-backed coronavirus-testing blitz, as deep political mistrust further complicates the city’s efforts to contain its worst outbreak ever.
China’s sweeping national security law has forced technology firms to reconsider their presence in Hong Kong. The nimblest among them—the city’s startups—are already moving data and people out or are devising plans to do so.
HONG KONG — China’s top representative office in Hong Kong condemned what it called gross interference by the United States in the Asian financial hub, labelling President Donald Trump’s move to end the city’s special status as “gangster logic and bullying”.
HONG KONG — Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the risk of a large-scale outbreak is extremely high.
Facebook Inc., Google Inc., and Twitter Inc. suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China’s establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city.
HONG KONG’S distinctive Lippo Centre — twin glass-fronted octagonal towers whose facade some say resembles koala bears climbing a tree — has long been a gauge for the health of the world’s most expensive office market.
Foreign domestic workers living in Hong Kong are currently facing pressing issues such as new regulations, compromises, travel bans, and contract terminations. Not a few have been turning to digitalization as a solution to some of these concerns.
EXPERTS IN Hong Kong could be facing a dilemma unseen in more than six months of protests: How to clean a pair of iconic bronze lion statues that have stood guard over HSBC Holdings Plc’s main offices for decades as one of the city’s foremost symbols of colonial-era largess.
THE iconic Victoria Harbor will take center stage again when Hong Kong ushers in 2020 with an enhanced edition of one of the world’s largest light and music shows — A Symphony of Lights. A live satellite feed of the entire 10-minute show, a kaleidoscope of lighting effects that will highlight Hong Kong’s skyline, will be provided to media organizations worldwide so that the international audience can share the festivities.
More than 5,000 political and business elites from over 60 countries and regions attended the fourth Belt and Road Summit, with the theme “Creating...
HONG KONG — Nine major banks in Hong Kong have agreed to adopt a number of measures to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong, the central bank said on Wednesday, as four months of anti-government protests start taking its toll on local businesses.
AS VIOLENCE escalated in Hong Kong over the weekend with protesters starting fires and throwing petrol bombs and police responding with tear gas, a roomful of Asia’s elite gathered to bid on art and wine.
WINTER is coming for the art market.
HONG KONG — Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition — they are all maids, often taken for granted in the rich Chinese-ruled city, who no longer want to feel left out.
Members of the non-government EcoWaste Coalition raise their message against the illegal entry of foreign waste into the Philippines as 2.561 tons of mixed plastic and electronic waste from Hong Kong is sent back on Monday, June 3, after it was discovered at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) in Tagaloan, Misamis Oriental.
HONG KONG faces the likelihood of rising borrowing costs after the city’s de facto central bank intervened to defend its currency peg for the first time since August.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE — While Asia proved to be relatively stable through the Turkey-led emerging market sell-off this month, the region has its own vulnerabilities with the junk-bond market shaping up as a key area to watch.
Hong Kong’s foreign journalists’ club found itself at the center of the latest battle over free speech in the financial hub, as Beijing loyalists...
A landmark Hong Kong court ruling granting visas to spouses of gay expatriate workers will help fuel LGBT groups pressuring Singapore and Japan to...
BANGKOK — A critical shortage of affordable housing across the world is triggering creative solutions from Hong Kong to El Salvador, in the form of modified pipes, containers and 3-D printers.
By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday, April 12, "formally" apologized to the government of Hong Kong for the Aug. 23,...
THE metro has been even more hectic than usual this holiday season and as Christmas and New Year’s eve loom, some folks may consider...
HONG KONG is gearing up to grab a bigger slice of the $483-trillion global derivatives market as regulatory upheaval in Europe increases demand for...
HONG KONG – It is one of Hong Kong’s most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving, and eating of mooncakes to mark mid-autumn festival,...
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