Top civil servant admits defrauding Hong
Hong Kong News
South China Morning Post (subscription)Top civil servant admits defrauding Hong Kong government of HK$4.2 million in ...South China Morning Post (subscription)A senior official in Hong Kong's Government Logistics Department today admitted cheating the administration of about HK$4.2 million in monthly rental allowances and down-payment loans over a 10-year period. Represented by barrister Clive Grossman SC, ...
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 10:09 pm
China stocks drop after poor economic data,
The Straits TimesChina stocks drop after poor economic data, Hong Kong lower | ReutersReuters UKChina stocks drop after poor economic data, Hong Kong lower. * CSI300 -2.6 pct; SSEC -2.4 pct; HSI -2.8 pct. * China industrial firms' profits drop 0.3 pct in June. * HK shares fall, joining regional markets as US rate rise looms. SHANGHAI, July 27 ...China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen down in afternoon trade, Hong Kong ...South China Morning Post (subscription)all 29 news articles »
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 9:54 pm
Engineer who stole HK$500,000 in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post (subscription)Engineer who stole HK$500,000 in Hong Kong cash-grab frenzy 'thought it was a ...South China Morning Post (subscription)An electronic engineer who admitted scooping up HK$500,000 when bundles of money spilled on one of Hong Kong busiest thoroughfares last December 24 only stood in line to join the cash-grabbing frenzy because he thought it was a Christmas giveaway, ...
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 9:35 pm
China Railway Signal Begins Taking Orders
Wall Street JournalChina Railway Signal Begins Taking Orders for $1.8 Billion Hong Kong IPO - WSJ ...Wall Street JournalHONG KONG—State-owned China Railway Signal & Communication Corp. began order-taking on Monday for its up to $1.8 billion Hong Kong initial public offering, but the rail-signal maker has already sold over half the float to cornerstone investors.China Railway Signal Seeks as Much as $1.8 Billion in IPO - Bloomberg BusinessBloombergall 9 news articles »
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 9:14 pm
University of Hong Kong governance
South China Morning Post (subscription)University of Hong Kong governance 'destroyed by delayed appointment of ...South China Morning Post (subscription)The University of Hong Kong's ruling body has “destroyed the university's governance” by delaying the appointment of a liberal scholar to a senior managerial post, former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to criticised in an article today. Lau also ...and more »
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 7:42 pm
Wildlife groups petition Hong Kong to crack
Hong Kong News
Elizabeth Shim HONG KONG, April 14 (UPI) -- Wildlife protection groups have petitioned the Hong Kong government to stop the illegal ivory trade that continues despite a ban on poached ivory, stating current laws "aid and abet" a business that links poached ivory to factories in China.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:42 am
Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks snap
Hong Kong stocks decline, retreating from a seven-year closing high, as investors take some profit after eight straight sessions of advances.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:51 am
Why the dream run in Hong Kong stocks will
An influx of money from mainland China underlies the exuberant rally in Hong Kong stocks as investors exploit the valuation gap with their Shanghai counterparts, but is the uptrend sustainable?
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:21 pm
Hong Kong Link Is No Match for Chinese IPOs
While mainland traders purchased the maximum amount of Hong Kong shares allowed through the city’s exchange link with Shanghai on Wednesday and Thursday last week, inflows have since slowed and were 48 percent below the five-day average for this time of day at 11:10 a.m. local time. A key reason for the drop-off is that investors are turning their attention to the 30 Chinese IPOs taking orders ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:44 pm
The Only Way Is Up for Analysts Revising
As Hong Kong’s stock analysts rush to play catch-up to the city’s world-beating rally, their only question is how far the gains will go. Three brokerages boosted Hang Seng Index forecasts Monday, with Bocom International Holdings Co. expecting the measure to rally 14 percent to a record 32,000 by June. Credit Suisse Group AG’s year-end projection of 28,000 was mown down in just a day, with the ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:27 pm
Hong Kong shares rise
Hong Kong News
Hong Kong - Hong Kong shares rose on Wednesday, cheered by a rebound in shares on the mainland in afternoon trade which halted a three-day losing streak. The Hang Seng index rose 0.5 percent, to 24,619.45, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.9 ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 11:23 pm
Apple increases its presence in China with
Apple is set to open its 23rd Apple Store in China this week — with Hong Kong’s fourth retail outlet opening its doors, Thursday local time, in the city’s tourist-heavy Tsim Sha Tsui district. This represents another step in Apple’s massive Chinese ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 10:53 pm
Hong Kong’s giant panda becomes oldest
It may not be considered a landmark birthday for humans, but turning 37 on Tuesday made Hong Kong’s Jia Jia the oldest-ever giant panda in captivity, and she celebrated in style. The equivalent of more than 100 years old in human terms, Jia Jia was ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 10:18 pm
Hong Kong Exchange Fund H1 investment income
The figure compared with a HK$56.4 billion investment gain in the same period a year earlier. The HKMA is the key manager of the Exchange Fund, which is under the control of the financial secretary and invests in equities, bonds, foreign exchange and other ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 9:20 pm
Students in Hong Kong warn of erosion in
Students at Hong Kong’s most prestigious university say its academic freedom is under attack in what they maintain is the politically motivated stalling of the appointment of an administrator who supported last year’s pro-democracy protests. In their ...
Posted on 28 July 2015 | 9:01 pm
Chan adds best director award to his trophy
Hong Kong News
Jackie Chan has received a lot of awards during a career that's spanned 50 years, but a best director award is rare on his trophy shelves.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 12:04 am
Hong Kong boat captains charged over deadly
Hong Kong authorities filed 39 counts of manslaughter Wednesday against the two boat captains whose vessels collided last year in the city's worst maritime disaster in decades.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 11:36 pm
Ex-Sands exec Weidner details deal making in
During a second stint on the witness stand Thursday, the former president of casino giant Las Vegas Sands detailed how the company gained its foothold in China.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 12:32 pm
Ferran Adria dinner sells for $28K at HK
A rare chance to dine with world-famous Spanish restaurateur Ferran Adria sold at auction Wednesday for 220,500 Hong Kong dollars ($28,270).
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 7:19 am
HK dockworkers refuse to back down in port
Striking Hong Kong dockworkers refused to back down Wednesday in a weeklong pay dispute that is slowing cargo shipments at the world's third busiest port.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 9:54 pm