#SoHongKong photo contest: snap your best
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South China Morning Post#SoHongKong photo contest: snap your best shot of Hong Kong and win a stay at The Peninsula HotelSouth China Morning PostSend us your photos of what you think makes Hong Kong – and its people – unique, for a chance to win a complimentary night's stay in a Deluxe Room (valued from HK$3,980 per night including breakfast for two) at one of Hong Kong's most historic hotels, ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 5:41 pm
Innovation nation: Hong Kong's eyes on the
Times Higher Education (THE)Innovation nation: Hong Kong's eyes on the futureTimes Higher Education (THE)The Hong Kong Science and Technology Park recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with many examples of brilliant creativity. Hong Kong also has Cyberport – a cluster focused on technology and digital content. Above all, we have a university system ...and more »
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 4:11 pm
Hackers Use 23 Hong Kong Firms to Hide
FortuneHackers Use 23 Hong Kong Firms to Hide Millions Lifted From Ecuador BankFortuneThe filings stem from a lawsuit filed in early 2015 by Ecuador's Banco del Austro (BDA) in Hong Kong against the web of companies that received or handled more than $9 million in stolen funds, bank records submitted to the territory's Court of First ...and more »
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 3:47 pm
Hong Kong's Stock Exchange Aims to Launch
Wall Street JournalHong Kong's Stock Exchange Aims to Launch First Yuan Benchmark IndexWall Street JournalHong Kong's stock exchange wants to create a benchmark index for the yuan to try to spur offshore trading of the Chinese currency, which has suffered setbacks as China slowly liberalizes the flow of money in and out of the mainland. Hong Kong Exchanges ...Hong Kong bourse to roll out yuan futuresNikkei Asian Reviewall 87 news articles »
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 4:03 am
Hong Kong official tells City University
South China Morning PostHong Kong official tells City University roof collapse inquiry that owners bear responsibility for following the rulesSouth China Morning PostA top government official said owners bear ultimate responsibility when building rules get broken, at an emergency Legislative Council inquiry into the collapse of a grass-covered rooftop at City University. Since the collapse different parties ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 2:46 am
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
Rare grey pearls to fetch up to $7 million
Hong Kong News
HONG KONG: A rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to $7 million when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s said Friday. The string of pearls was part of the collection of Viscountess ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:07 pm
Free-scoring Lam aims high with Hong Kong
For many Asian players, even rubbing shoulders with global power like Manchester United would be a fond memory to cherish. But Hong Kong midfielder Lam Ka Wai can pride himself on a serious of brilliant displays against the Red Devils, including scoring ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 pm
China stocks extend rebound but banks lose
But gains in major indexes were tempered by weakness in banks, which reported virtually no profit growth in the first-half and mounting bad loans, adding to worries that the economy may be at risk of a sharper slowdown than earlier expected. The blue-chip ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:26 pm
Christian groups in Hong Kong feel new
HONG KONG — For years, Reverend Philip Woo, the feisty leader of a small Protestant church in Hong Kong, has delighted in testing the limits of China’s restrictive laws on religion. From his perch in the Chinese-ruled city, he has delivered fiery ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Hong Kong student leader Wong back in court
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was back in court Friday over an anti-China protest, a day after he faced new charges related to a pro-democracy rally. Wong, 18, has accused the authorities of "political prosecution" as they hit him with a raft of cases.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:04 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