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HONG KONG — Elections for Hong Kong’s legislature will likely be deferred for a second year to September 2022 as Beijing plans a major...
HONG KONG - The proceedings for 47 Hong Kong democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion resume on Tuesday, following a marathon hearing...
HONG KONG/NEW YORK - Asia extended the global rally in stocks on Tuesday as a halt in a recent bond markets sell-off eased investor...
HONG KONG - Several dozen Hong Kong democrats are due to report to local police stations across the city on Sunday, with some expecting...
HONG KONG — Electronics shops in Hong Kong have seen a sharp increase in demand for cheap burner phones as the Chinese-ruled city’s government eases coronavirus restrictions but pushes the use of a contact-tracing app which has raised privacy concerns.
BEIJING/HONG KONG - Private social audio app Clubhouse is attracting masses of new users from mainland China, where the U.S. app remains uncensored by...
In just five years, Hong Kong property tycoon Pan Sutong has gone from ranking among Asia’s wealthiest people to having his company’s flagship skyscraper seized by creditors chasing more than $1 billion of debt.
HONG KONG — Hong Kong (HK) police arrested dozens of leading democratic activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating the city’s controversial security law in the biggest crackdown yet against the opposition camp since Beijing imposed the law in 2020.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong extended a compulsory quarantine by an extra seven days to 21 days for all visitors outside China, effective Friday,...
HONG KONG has set up a hotline for residents to report parties aboard private yachts and rented party boats, as the financial hub tightens social-distancing rules to contain a surge of virus cases.
THE SHELVING of the Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble shows just how delicate the process of reopening borders is — even for places that have largely contained the coronavirus.
HONG KONG — Construction activity on one of Hong Kong’s largest islands is shrinking the habitat of its wild buffaloes, forcing them to search for food in residential areas, where barbed wire and building waste can injure them.
HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE — A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will begin on Nov. 22, the two cities announced on Wednesday, as they moved to re-establish overseas travel links and lift the hurdle of quarantine for visiting foreigners.
BANGKOK — Urban planners and local authorities must improve walkability in cities to tackle poor health and social inequality, researchers said on Thursday, after...
WASHINGTON — Active enforcement against foreign bribery has dropped sharply since 2018, and three places — China, Hong Kong and India — did not open a single foreign bribery investigation from 2016 to 2019, a new report by watchdog Transparency International found.
HONG KONG — When Lau Kai Fai, his wife, and teenage son moved into a new Hong Kong flat last month, he thought the 290 square feet (27 square meters) of space in his “module home” felt like “winning the lottery.”
WALT Disney Co.’s Hong Kong Disneyland Resort lost an option to expand its site after local authorities decided not to renew an agreement with the amusement park to develop a neighboring plot of land.
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.
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