Smart Hong Kong call sees phones become eyes
Hong Kong News
South China Morning PostSmart Hong Kong call sees phones become eyes for the blindSouth China Morning PostSmartphones have proved a marvellous convenience, with greatly enhanced information and social access. What the average user may not realise is that for the visually impaired, they can offer access to life. Edward Yip Bing-chiu, 47, received his first ...
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 2:41 am
Veteran Hong Kong pro-establishment lawmaker
South China Morning PostVeteran Hong Kong pro-establishment lawmaker attacks party's focus on younger members in Legco electionsSouth China Morning PostHong Kong's biggest party has placed too much emphasis on younger members and its allies in the pro-establishment camp as it plans for the Legislative Council elections in September, according to one of its own lawmakers. Christopher Chung Shu-kun's ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 2:29 am
United Airlines' Hong Kong flight attendants
South China Morning PostUnited Airlines' Hong Kong flight attendants lead global day of airport protestsSouth China Morning PostUnited Airlines' Hong Kong flight attendants led a global day of protest at airports, demanding an overhaul of their employment contracts. Some 30 unionised workers protested at Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday, with thousands more globally ...Hong Kong Airlines rolls out 'travel with parents' campaignMarketing Interactiveall 4 news articles »
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 1:51 am
Back down to earth: Hong Kong Olympic
South China Morning PostBack down to earth: Hong Kong Olympic hopeful Tiffany Chan toils to five-over par in KoreaSouth China Morning PostHong Kong amateur Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching, who is on the cusp of qualifying for the Olympic Games this summer after winning last week's Hong Kong Ladies Open, got off to a rough start at the Korea Women's Open Golf Championship on Thursday, carding a ...
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 12:55 am
Coconuts Media wins photography award for
Coconuts Hong KongCoconuts Media wins photography award for feature on inspiring Hong Kong woman with rare skin conditionCoconuts Hong KongCoconuts Hong Kong's Managing Editor & Multimedia Producer Laurel Chor received the Excellence in Feature Photography (Group B) prize for her multimedia feature on Mui Thomas, the Hong Kong woman with harlequin icthyosis who dreams of becoming ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 12:02 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