Recent News Headlines : Hong Kong - Hong Kong

FOREIGN INVESTORS IN VIETNAM UNFAZED BY TRUMP'S TRADE DEAL REBUFF


In fact, foreign direct investment rose 6 percent year on year to US 6.15 billion in the first five months of 2017... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 11

LUANDA, ANGOLAN CAPITAL IS WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE CITY FOR EXPATS


Angolan capital Luanda has been ranked the world's most expensive city for expatriates reclaiming the title it lost to Hong Kong last year... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 64

CHINA STOCKS WIN MSCI INCLUSION AS INITIAL MARKET REACTION MUTED


The country already has the largest position in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, thanks to Hong Kong-listed companies like Bank of China Ltd... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 1388

DEVELOPER CHINA VANKE FOUNDER WANG SHI STEPS DOWN FROM BOARD


As of 0147 GMT, shares of Vanke in Hong Kong had gained 0.5 percent, while its counterparts in Shenzhen were up 0.8 percent ... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 0

LI KA-SHING TO RETIRE FROM HIS GLOBAL BUSINESS EMPIRE BY 2018


Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has decided he will retire from his business empire by next year... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 20

NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN HONG KONG OFFERS CHINESE CULTURAL STUDIES


Classical Chinese education in Hong Kong was different from similar teachings developed in Taiwan and the mainland China, Kwok said... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 0

HUNGARIAN-CHINESE SCHOOL OPENS DOORS TO LANGUAGE AND CULTURE[1]


Hungarian-Chinese school opens doors to language and culture 1 - Chinadaily.com.cn... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 0

TOUR GROUP SAYS NO MORE AMERICANS TO NORTH KOREA AFTER WARMBIER'S DEATH


All tours begin and end in Beijing and travelers enter North Korea by train, according to the company's website... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 13736

ASIA STOCKS RISE ON YEN WEAKNESS, TECH SHARE GAINS


Treasuries fell Monday after Fed Bank of New York President William Dudley said halting the tightening cycle now would imperil the economy... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 275

MERCY PLEA GAINS TRACTION IN ELDERLY WOMAN'S HK$1 OFFENSE


Chu, who collects and recycles cardboard boxes to earn a meager living, reportedly implored the officers to reconsider but without success... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 233

ANALYSIS | EUROPE DIVIDED, CHINA GRATIFIED AS GREECE BLOCKS E.U. STATEMENT OVER HUMAN RIGHTS


The European Union has given no official explanation for its apparent retreat on human rights... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 465

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


Nearly a year after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, negotiations began this morning on that divorce in Brussels with confusion remaining on what the U.K... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 461

A TOWNHOUSE IN NEW YORK? A ROOFTOP POOL IN DUBAI? THIS IS WHAT YOUR DUBLIN RENT WILL GET YOU AROUND THE WORLD


Area Toronto is the culture rich capital of the Ontario province... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 534

HONG KONG WILL CONTINUE WITH CURRENCY PEG, HKMA'S CHAN SAYS


Keeping a stable exchange rate between the Hong Kong dollar and the U.S. dollar is the most suitable arrangement... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 128

HOW DID NORTH KOREA HOLIDAY END IN JAIL, AND A COMA?


Otto Warmbier How did North Korea holiday end in jail, and a coma?... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 1419

TEXAS MAYORS BACK CANADA'S EFFORTS TO BLOCK BUY AMERICA POLICIES


Ontario leads Canada's provinces in steel exports to the U.S., sending more than 4 billion worth of products south a year... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 457

APPLE'S TIM COOK ON DONALD TRUMP, THE HOMEPOD, AND THE LEGACY OF STEVE JOBS


I think when you begin to open the door to things that people want, it doesn't close... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 3474

THIS GUY IS TRYING TO BREAK HONG KONG'S MEAT ADDICTION


After several successful years promoting Green Monday, Yeung opened the world's first plant-based retail store in 2015... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 2212

CHINA EYES OBOR GOLD RUSH AS IT SEEKS TO BUILD RESERVES


With growing domestic demand, Chinese gold mining corporations are prepared to catch Obor's wind to puff up their sails... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 73

OTTO WARMBIER IS HOME, BUT QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS TIME IN NORTH KOREA ABOUND


University of Virginia student, Otto Warmbier, returns to the U.S. from North Korea in a coma Today's coverage from Post correspondents around the world... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 624

IT'S GETTING MUCH HARDER FOR EXPAT BANKERS TO LAND HONG KONG JOBS


For years, the territory's Chinese, and even its China-savvy expatriates, derisively called indulged Brits FILTH, which stands for Failed In London, Try Hong Kong... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 1640

CHINA A-SHARES LIKELY TO WIN KEY MSCI INDEX INCLUSION, ASSET MANAGERS SAY


By Dion Rabouin and Michelle Price NEW YORK HONG KONG Reuters U S index provider MSCI will likely open up its Emerging Markets Index lt... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 0

CHINA BRACED FOR FED AS IMF RAISES OUTLOOK, DATA SHOWS STABILITY


China's wobbly economy threw sand in the wheels of the Federal Reserve's tightening plans back in late 2015... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 26

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY IS REBOUNDING, BUT THERE'S ONE BIG PROBLEM


However, this market is in its infancy, Spajic said of China's corporate credit and government debt... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 2637

LIFE IN HONG KONG IS HARDER THAN EVER


But wages have failed to keep up with costs, leaving hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people barely able to get by... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 12706

ANALYSIS | OTTO WARMBIER HAS BEEN FREED, BUT 3 OTHER AMERICANS REMAIN PRISONERS IN NORTH KOREA


Pyongyang accused Kim of receiving a USB drive and documents containing some North Korea nuclear secrets... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 503

EXCLUSIVE: SEAWORLD'S CHINESE INVESTOR IN TALKS TO BUY BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING - SOURCES


Exclusive SeaWorld's Chinese investor in talks to buy Brookdale Senior Living - sources... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 123

FOREIGN INVESTORS SNAPPING UP LONDON HOMES SUITABLE FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS


Buyers from Hong Kong and Singapore accounted for almost half of all transactions by foreign buyers, followed by Malaysia and China, according to the mayor's research... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 3081

PANAMA CUTS OFF TIES WITH TAIWAN, SWITCHES TO CHINA


Panama has established diplomatic ties with China while breaking off with Taiwan, dealing a victory to Beijing which claims the self-governing island as its own territory... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 80

GOLDMAN SACHS VETERAN ASSET MANAGER TO START OWN INDIA FUND


Prashant Khemka, who oversaw 5.3 billion in emerging-market assets until his departure in April, plans to launch two long-only, absolute-return funds for investing in Indian shares... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 35

Trending News Headlines : Hong Kong

AIR CANADA CANCELS BOOKINGS WITHOUT WARNING


Vancouver woman among at least 8 air canada customers not told credit card payment reversed, ticket cancelled... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 12769

THE 30-YEAR-OLD COLLAPSED FROM SUSPECTED HEATSTROKE WHILE HER FRIEND HAD WALKED ON UNAWARE SHE WAS IN DISTRESS


Earlier last month, a 60-year-old male hiker collapsed and died while hiking in a similar stretch of Plover Cove Country Park... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 8536

CATHOLIC NEWSPAPER SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR IGNORING MAIDS' RIGHTS


Many domestic workers were overcharged and exploited by employment agencies, while the government failed to take effective measures to stop them... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 8383

WORRIED ABOUT NORTH KOREA? SPARE A THOUGHT FOR OTTO WARMBIER'S FAMILY.


If ordinary Americans are alarmed about the current tensions with North Korea, imagine how Fred and Cindy Warmbier feel... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 8113

TEAR GAS AND CLASHES AT HK PROTEST


At the scene Juliana Liu, Hong Kong correspondent After clashes with police earlier in the week, pro-democracy protesters appeared to be much better prepared on Sunday... READ MORE

28th September, 2014 7440

CHINA SEES AN OPENING IN RIFT BETWEEN TRUMP AND GERMANY


This week, Ms. Merkel pledged support to get stalled talks between India and the European Union moving... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 5716

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HONG KONG'S FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY FILM FESTIVAL


These are some of experiences you could taste at Hong Kong's first virtual reality VR film festival this weekend... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 4802

HIGHLY SKILLED FOREIGN WORKERS TURNING DOWN AUSTRALIAN JOBS OVER 457 VISA CHANGES


Watch 457 visa changes The Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes has met with officials from the Department of Immigration to talk about possible exemptions... READ MORE

21st May, 2017 4559

NORTH KOREA STAGES LONG-RANGE ARTILLERY DRILLS


We are closely watching the North Korean military's movements around Wonsan while maintaining a firm preparedness, the South Korean military said in a statement... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 4308

THIS RESTAURANT CHAIN WANTS TO BRING CHINESE HOTPOT TO THE WORLD


As many as 10 of the new restaurants will be outside China, Chairman Zhang Yong said... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 3467

'THERE IS A HUGE CONSEQUENCE': A FOOLISH SOCIAL MEDIA POST CAN DASH YOUR POST-SECONDARY DREAMS


Social media 'wild card' in applications Roy, however, said that she has some discomfort with schools using social media accounts to determine admissions... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 3033

TOKYO NIGHTS MAY SOON BE LIT UP BY A COUNTRY 1,700 MILES AWAY


The company's chief engineer, Zhang Qiping, said in November that China can export surplus power to India and Southeast Asia... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 2659

CHINA'S IVORY BAN SPARKS DRAMATIC DROP IN PRICES ACROSS ASIA


Prices of raw ivory in Vietnam have fallen, which traders are linking to China's announcement of its domestic ivory ban, according to new research... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 2564

HONG KONG REJECTS ASYLUM FOR REFUGEES WHO SHELTERED EDWARD SNOWDEN


The Hong Kong government has repeatedly tried to question the four adults about their involvement with Mr. Snowden... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 2216

CHINA'S COPY OF MANHATTAN IS NO LONGER A GHOST TOWN


The city's fortunes received a boost when President Xi Jinping backed the creation of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration project, known as Jing-Jin-Ji... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 2007

ON TIANANMEN SQUARE ANNIVERSARY, DETENTIONS IN CHINA AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL IN HONG KONG


Participants hold candles in an annual vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 1832

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S DENSEST CITY?


The UN's Habitat data, collected from national census offices, gives the number one spot to Dhaka, with a density of 44,500 people per sq km... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 1831

HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN ONTARIO, FINALLY? NOT SO FAST


Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Friday that the province is proceeding with a plan to build a high-speed rail route stretching along the Toronto-Windsor corridor... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 1813

'IT'S ABOUT TURNING THE IMPOSSIBLE INTO THE POSSIBLE'


He was still a geeky teenager when he led Hong Kong's 2014 umbrella protests. Since then Beijing's grip has tightened, but he's not giving up the resistance... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 1778

THE RISE AND FALL OF A COMMODITIES GIANT IN ASIA


It's named for Noble House, James Clavell's novel set at a Hong Kong trading firm... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 1467

DRAMATIC HOSPITAL REUNION OF FRAIL SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS MOVES CHINA


Mr Zhuang, who was admitted to a hospital in Shenzhen on April 15, told doctors of his military past last Thursday, setting in motion the dramatic reunion... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 1331

GLOBAL RANSOMWARE ATTACK 5 THINGS TO KNOW


He actually probably saved lives by accident, Kennedy said, referring to the security researcher who discovered the kill switch... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 1291

MANCHESTER SUICIDE ATTACK LAYS BARE LIMITS OF SECURITY MEASURES


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned that the U.S. public may experience increased security at public events... READ MORE

23rd May, 2017 1285

30 HELD AFTER RAID ON SEX DENS BUSTS WAN CHAI PROSTITUTION RING


Three Hong Kong residents, two men and a woman aged 27 to 39, were arrested in a nightclub for managing the sex dens, Oriental Daily reported... READ MORE

28th May, 2017 1246

CARIBBEAN BANK WANTS CHINESE MONEY NO ONE ELSE WILL TOUCH


We are helping China solve the problem that Chinese companies want their ability to remit money and do offshore banking, said Wen... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 1093

HEDGE FUNDS ARE GETTING PRICED OUT IN THE WORLD'S COSTLIEST CITY


In Asia, where about 75 percent of hedge funds tracked by Eurekahedge Pte... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 1017

KPMG-LINKED OFFSHORE COMPANIES ORDERED DOCUMENTS DESTROYED AMID CRA PROBE


At an office in Melbourne Plaza in Hong Kong on October 18, 2012, the two signed documents finalizing the shutting down of the companies... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 983

TYCOONS FROM CHINA PLANT MONEY MANAGEMENT FLAGS ON WALL STREET


Citic Capital Holdings, a money manager for one of China's largest state investment companies, supplied 45 million to hedge fund CCSZF Management in Norwalk, Connecticut... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 934

SINGAPORE AIR MAY LAND UNUSUAL NET-DEBT SPOT AS SOON AS 2018


Singapore Airlines' cost of equity is 6.2 percent, while its cost of debt is 2.6 percent, based on the latest available data compiled by Bloomberg... READ MORE

2nd May, 2017 924

EFFORTS TO EASE CONGESTION THREATEN STREET FOOD CULTURE


Returning to Vietnam after years abroad was pure happiness, the Hanoi-based, Vietnamese-American author Nguyen Qui Duc wrote... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 892


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