'Independent kingdom' at Hong Kong arts hub
Hong Kong News
South China Morning Post'Independent kingdom' at Hong Kong arts hub ruled outSouth China Morning PostA prominent Taiwanese cultural critic also waded into the debate on the controversial arts hub, saying facilities must be developed while upholding the core values of Hong Kong. In a surprise move, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced in his ...
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:50 am
Hong Kong remembers 'scoop of the century'
Telegraph.co.ukHong Kong remembers 'scoop of the century' reporter Clare HollingworthTelegraph.co.ukClare Hollingworth, the Daily Telegraph reporter who broke the story of the outbreak of the Second World War, was remembered at a “Celebration of Life” event in Hong Kong on Thursday. Members of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondent's Club (FCC) ...
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 6:54 am
Hong Kong employers to pay millions
South China Morning PostHong Kong employers to pay millions following proposed removal of MPF offsetting mechanismSouth China Morning PostHong Kong's business sector will have to fork out up to HK$147 million in the year following the proposed removal of the Mandatory Provident Fund's offsetting mechanism. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung confirmed the additional expense on ...and more »
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 4:03 am
Hong Kong leadership fight kicks off amid
Financial TimesHong Kong leadership fight kicks off amid bitter divisionsFinancial TimesThe race to be the next leader of Hong Kong is heating up in a pivotal contest that will highlight Beijing's attitude to the semi-autonomous Chinese territory as it struggles with a sluggish economy, deep political discord and a growing separatist ...'Independence is impossible', says Chinese-backed leader of Hong Kong in farewell addressTelegraph.co.ukJohn Tsang formally declares bid to lead Hong Kong and vows to 'restore hope in time of great uncertainty'South China Morning PostHong Kong's former finance chief confirms run for top jobReuters UKQuartz -Washington Post -Hong Kong Free Pressall 238 news articles »
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 2:34 am
Hong Kong's smart city vision must be backed
South China Morning PostHong Kong's smart city vision must be backed by support for start-ups and imported talent, tech players saySouth China Morning PostTech industry players have warned the government that attempts to turn Hong Kong into a so-called smart city will suffer without greater efforts to attract overseas talent. While many welcomed Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's renewed pledge in his ...Commotion at Hong Kong's legislature as lawmakers ejected during CY Leung's Q&AHong Kong Free Pressall 16 news articles »
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 1:51 am
Rare grey pearls to fetch up to $7 million
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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