Recent News Headlines : Hong Kong - Hong Kong

JAPAN RANKS SECOND IN WORLD LIFE EXPECTANCY, WITH PROGRESS FROM MEDICAL AND HEALTH ADVANCES


Japanese men and women placed second on the world's average life expectancy list in 2016, both after Hong Kong and marking records for the fifth year strai... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 6

*DING! CHINA'S GAMING INDUSTRY SEES FIRST-HALF GROWTH OF 27%


Chinas gaming industry market sales revenue amounted to 9978 billion yuan US1482 billion in the first half of 2017 a staggering 267 year-on-year increase according to a research report... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 4

CHINA BANS JUSTIN BIEBER FOR 'BAD BEHAVIOR,' CALLS HIM 'CONTROVERSIAL FOREIGN SINGER'


A Justin Bieber fan questioned why the singer had not scheduled any performance dates in China prior to beginning the Asian leg of the Purpose tour... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 3

CHINA'S DEBT SPECTER COULD HAUNT FED'S POLICY MEETINGS


A fifth of China's dollar bonds mature within a year, according to BIS data... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 350

FOR 'NUCLEAR ARMS-FREE WORLD': PUNE ENGINEER ON 'SHANTI PADYATRA' AROUND THE WORLD


So far, he has covered Tokyo, Nagano, Aichi, Nagiya, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo and Okayama... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 0

CHINA ISSUES NEW GUIDELINES ON BANNED TERMINOLOGY IN NEWS


Xinhua News Agency emphasizes Beijing's sovereignty over Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau in its new regulations for its reporters and bureaus... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 43

FIVE FOOTBALL DEALS THAT PUT A FOCUS ON CHINA'S SUPER LEAGUE


Football clubs from Europe are set to tour Asia, with pre-season fixtures in China, Hong Kong and Singapore... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 4

JUSTIN BIEBER GETS HIMSELF BANNED FROM CHINA FOR 'BAD BEHAVIOR'


Another time, he got booted from an Ibiza nightclub for fighting with Orlando Bloom... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 484

BAIDU, JD.COM TO JOIN OTHERS INVESTING $12 BILLION IN STATE-OWNED CHINA UNICOM


Beijing added China Unicom last year to a first batch of state-owned enterprises to see mixed-ownership reform... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 82

FLOODS HIT TAI PO, SAI KUNG AMID AMBER WARNING ALERTS


Tai Mei Tuk was one of the areas in Tai Po that faced severe flooding... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 290

IN CHINA DESPAIR FOR CAUSE OF DEMOCRACY AFTER NOBEL LAUREATES DEATH


It's a turning point, said Yan Wenxin, a human rights lawyer in Beijing... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 532

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. CARDINAL HEALTH PUTS $1.5 BILLION CHINA BUSINESS ON BLOCK - SOURCES


Cardinal wants to exit over worries China's upcoming drug distribution reform could slow its growth, according to the first source... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 409

DODGING CHINESE POLICE IN KASHGAR, A SILK ROAD OASIS TOWN


The greatest outburst took place in 2009, when ethnic rioting in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, the autonomous region where Kashgar is located, resulted in about 200 deaths... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 1044

SPREAD OF TRUMP-STYLE TRADE PROTECTIONISM COULD COST 96,000 AUSSIE JOBS


Under a protectionist scenario modelled by the Productivity Commission, trade tariffs would increase 15 per cent globally... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 0

FORMER MAID TURNS REFUGEE CLAIMANT IN HK TO BRING UP SON


In Hong Kong, she fell in love with a South Asian man who was a refugee claimant... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 182

LEICESTER'S HUTH SET FOR LENGTHY LAY-OFF AFTER ANKLE OP


An integral part of the Foxes' Premier League title-winning team of 2015 16... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 0

CHINA EYES MERGER OF METALS GIANTS MINMETALS AND CHINA NATIONAL GOLD


Exclusive China eyes merger of metals giants Minmetals and China National Gold... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 199

TWO PRIVATE EQUITY GROUPS SUBMIT BIDS FOR HUTCHISON FIXED-LINE UNIT


The HGC sale process had earlier drawn bidding interest from Hong Kong broadband and telecoms service providers HKBN Ltd and SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Ltd, said the people... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 162

'I WON'T GIVE UP FIGHTING': BARRED HONG KONG POLITICIAN PUSHES BACK AGAINST BEIJING


But by his first year of university, Law had committed himself completely to fighting for greater democracy in Hong Kong and challenging China's ruling Communist party... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 269

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, TORONTO'S COUNCIL IS HELPING IT CLOSE IN ON 'WORLD CITY' STATUS, AUSTRALIAN URBANIST SAYS


Toronto's 45-member council structure means things can get done while in Sydney dozens of councils put the city at a disadvantage... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 35

CHINESE SMALL-CAPS PLUNGE TO LOWEST LEVEL IN OVER TWO YEARS


Climbed the most on the Hang Seng Index after saying it expects first-half profit to jump by more than 50 percent... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 168

HONG KONG VIGIL FOR LIU XIAOBO SENDS POWERFUL MESSAGE TO BEIJING


The way Xi Jinping treated Liu Xiaobo is a lesson to how he will treat the more than seven million people in Hong Kong, Lee said... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 2053

LAYING LOW IN HO CHI MINH CITY'S RED LIGHT ZONE


What sort of things would I be doing while in Ho Chi Minh City, she had asked me... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 75

CHINESE DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO'S ASHES BURIED AT SEA


They also said Liu Xiaoguang did not agree with Liu Xiaobo's political leanings... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

CHINESE DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO'S ASHES BURIED AT SEA


They also said Liu Xiaoguang did not agree with Liu Xiaobo's political leanings... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 1

CHINESE DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO'S ASHES SCATTERED IN SEA


Authorities have tightly controlled information about Liu Xiaobo's health and life as well as access to his family members... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

CHINESE DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO'S ASHES SCATTERED IN SEA


Authorities have tightly controlled information about Liu Xiaobo's health and life as well as access to his family members... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 1

CHINA CREMATES BODY OF NOBEL LAUREATE AND DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO


Zhang said authorities would release information about where Liu Xiaobo's ashes will be taken at an appropriate time ... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

CHINA CREMATES BODY OF NOBEL LAUREATE AND DISSIDENT LIU XIAOBO


Zhang said authorities would release information about where Liu Xiaobo's ashes will be taken at an appropriate time ... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

AS JAPAN FALLS OUT OF LOVE WITH SAKE, THE WORLD ORDERS ANOTHER GLASS


The boom years in Japan were after the second world war, says Junichiro Ozawa, the president of Ozawa Shuzo... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 769

Trending News Headlines : Hong Kong

FRIEDMAN TRUMP IS CHINAS CHUMP


After America stopped TPP, everyone is now looking to China, added Jonathan Koon-shum Choi, chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 24965

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 15063

23 TRAPPED ON OCEAN PARK ROLLER COASTER FOR 41 MINUTES


On September 10, 2016, 21 passengers were trapped on the same ride at the park in Wong Chuk Hang for 12 minutes... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 10453

CHINA'S HONG KONG AT 20 - A LITMUS TEST ON WHETHER THE WORLD CAN TRUST BEIJING


If China's leaders break their word in Hong Kong, how can we trust them in other areas?... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 10079

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

THE $100 BILLION CITY NEXT TO SINGAPORE HAS A BIG CHINA PROBLEM


Country Garden's Forest City alone called for a 100 billion high-rise town to be built on artificial islands within a few hundred yards of Singapore... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 6810

TENCENT DOMINATES IN CHINA. NEXT CHALLENGE IS REST OF THE WORLD


Martin Lau, Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s president, and Pony Ma Huateng, its co-founder and chief executive officer, insisted on forging ahead... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 5859

PEOPLE OF HONG KONG NOT PARTY TO TALKS THAT SEALED THEIR FUTURE


Had given up claims for Hong Kong and Kowloon, the lease for the New Territories was set to expire on 30 June 1997... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 3888

THE U.S. IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S LAZIEST COUNTRIES AND IT'S MAKING US FAT


They foundA San Francisco heldA both the highest walkability score and the lowest level of activity inequality... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 3680

A CRAVEN BRITAIN HAS DEMEANED ITSELF WITH CHINA, BREXIT WILL MAKE IT WORSE


Chris Patten A craven Britain has demeaned itself with China, Brexit will make it worse... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 2969

CHINESE NOBEL LAUREATE LEAVES PRISON FOR CANCER CARE


1 Hospital of the China Medical University in Shenyang, where the lawyers said Mr. Liu was receiving treatment, went unanswered or encountered a busy signal... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2800

HONG KONG VERSUS SINGAPORE: THE BATTLE FOR BEST EXPAT CITY


Hong Kong suffers from higher costs, while Singapore boasts cheaper office rent -- about half the price on a per square meter basis, the report said... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 2556

HONG KONG BILLIONAIRE'S STORES MAKE PROFIT MARGINS AMAZON COULD ONLY DREAM OF


Watson Group is opening nearly four stores a day because selling baby and skin-care products in China is generating profit margins that Amazon.com Inc... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 2517

20 YEARS ON, FREEWHEELING HONG KONG BECOMES MORE LIKE THE REST OF REPRESSED CHINA


He really hopes to prove that everything in Hong Kong is under his control, Wong said... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 2491

'YOUNG, TOUGH AND DETERMINED': THE INTREPID DIPLOMATS WHO BROUGHT 70,000 VIETNAMESE BOAT PEOPLE TO CANADA


Mike Molloy, one of the four co-authors of the book, was the Ottawa-based co-ordinator of the immigration program in the 1970s... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 1795

US-CHINA HONEYMOON OVER: WASHINGTON SANCTIONS CHINESE BANK AND SELLS ARMS TO TAIWAN


Experts say relationship is cooling between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping as US loses patience over North Korea and South China Sea... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 1753

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 1504

76 PEOPLE HURT AS GERMAN RIOT POLICE FIRE WATER CANNON AS G20 PROTESTS ERUPT IN HAMBURG


Police said beforehand they were expecting some 100,000 potentially violent activists from across Europe and beyond... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1441

NEW LAW SPARKS DEBATE OVER FUTURE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE


Lu recalls when traditional Chinese medicine TCM played a greater role in Chinese society... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 1433

RULING GIVES CHINA GREATER INFLUENCE OVER HONG KONG


Hong Kong returned to Chinese sovereignty from British rule in 1997... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 1363

CHINA'S PROPERTY BOOM PASSES BY MIGRANTS TO HONG KONG


It's estimated that there are around 5,000 cardboard grannies in Hong Kong... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 1312

G20 SUMMIT: CLIMATE CHANGE DISAGREEMENTS DELAY STATEMENT - LATEST


Trump, who on Friday found chemistry in his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, congratulated Merkel for her stewardship of the summit... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1294

PUTIN REVEALS WHAT TRUMP ASKED HIM ABOUT HACKING


G20 Hamburg Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump believed his hacking denials... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1221

CHINA'S NEW SILK ROAD ENCROACHES ON U.S. TURF IN EASTERN EUROPE


Mrkic, a one-time foreign minister, anticipates investors from Hong Kong and Beijing will pour tens of millions of euros into eastern Europe and he wants Serbia... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1091

AFTER LIU XIAOBO DIED IN CHINESE STATE CUSTODY, DONALD TRUMP PRAISED XI JINPING AS A 'VERY GOOD MAN'


A pro-democracy activist mourns the death of Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo outside China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong on July 13... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 906

'NOT APPROPRIATE' TO CHALLENGE CHINA OVER MISSING BOOKSELLERS


As this has implications for the security of all Hong Kongers, one would have thought that the chief executive would be more concerned... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 835

HONG KONG REFORMS 'MUST BE PASSED'


Hong kong reforms li ka-shing urges lawmakers to act... READ MORE

23rd January, 2015 807

CHINA'S FIRST OPERATIONAL AIRCRAFT CARRIER LIAONING ARRIVES IN HONG KONG


China's first operational aircraft carrier Liaoning has arrived in Hong Kong... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 787

HONG KONG ACTIVIST JOSHUA WONG TO PLEAD GUILTY


Wong has previously been found guilty of unlawful assembly on a charge also related to the 2014 protests, but he avoided jail time... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 750

THIS GIANT METALS EXCHANGE IS TAKING ON THE GOLD ELITE


And Morgan Stanley on one side and the London Bullion Market Association representing some of the biggest trading firms on the other... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 641


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