Recent News Headlines : Hong Kong. - Hong Kong

CHEUNG CHAU MOTHER FOUND GUILTY OVER DEATH OF BABY SON


On August 25, 2015, the first-time mother found her three-month-old son Matthew Lee Man-hin suffering from convulsions, Ta Kung Pao reported... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 7

GRAVE SWEEPERS BLAMED FOR 85 HILL FIRES IN HONG KONG


A total of 85 hill fires kept Hong Kong firefighters busy during the annual Ching Ming grave sweeping festival on Tuesday... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 80

INDIAN STUDENT LOSES US$1,500 IN HONG KONG PHONE SCAM


The fourth-year student received a phone call from a scammer, who spoke English, and claimed to be an officer with the Home Affairs Department... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 10

NEW YORK'S ELEVEN MADISON PARK NAMED WORLD'S BEST RESTAURANT


Many of the world's greatest restaurants use methods derived from Blumenthal and his development team's ground-breaking research... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 0

KONG: SKULL ISLAND HOLDS SWAY AT CHINESE BOX OFFICE


Opening strongly last Friday with takings of US 6.9 million, the crime caper briefly overpowered Kong Skull Island... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 16

IT SPECIALIST ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY RUNNING HONG KONG PROSTITUTION SITE


On Saturday, Hong Kong police said they busted a compensated dating or prostitution website, namely hklovely, Apple Daily reported... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 68

CHINA PLANS TO BUILD NEW CITY NEARLY THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF NEW YORK


Announcement of the Xiongan New Area leads to a frenzy of property speculation with investors clogging roads to get to site... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 2802

HONG KONG LEADER DISMISSES CARRIE LAM'S HOPE OF SCRAPPING TESTS


Leung said that if tests were to be cancelled, this would only be from July 1, implying that it would be the responsibility of Lam's administration... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 17

"THEY BELIEVE THEY'RE ABOVE THE LAW"


Associate Professor Chongyi Feng was held in China for what Beijing described as national security reasons... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 103

ABUSE STILL AN ISSUE AS 1,000 MAIDS A YEAR SEEK HELP


HELP says there is no sign this trend will decline even a year after the horrific case of Indonesian Erwiana Sulistyaningsih that sparked global outrage... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 2428

THE COST OF A TESLA IS ABOUT TO ROCKET IN HONG KONG


Tesla Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk last year called Hong Kong a beacon for electric vehicles... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 649

WORLDWIDE INTEREST IN BUILDING THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST BATTERY IN SA


Worldwide interest in building the country's largest battery in South Australia... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 26

BIGGEST CHINA BANKS' BAD-LOAN PROBLEM MAY FINALLY BE EASING


Earnings reports this week from Industrial Commercial Bank of China Ltd., China Construction Bank Corp... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 138

BOSSES, WORKERS SNARED IN HONG KONG ILLEGAL LABOR CRACKDOWN


The illegal workers - 18 men and seven women aged between 24 and 66 - were from India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Nepal and mainland China, Oriental Daily reported... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 249

OLD KAI TAK AIRPORT BECOMES ODD NEW CHINATOWN


Now some say a different sort of Chinatown is taking shape in Hong Kong... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 116

HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS APPEAR IN COURT


Nine pro-democracy Hong Kong activists appeared in court on Thursday for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement mass protests... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 57

CHINA CONFIRMS DETAILS OF TRUMP-XI MEETING AT MAR-A-LAGO


China had pushed for the more relaxed atmosphere of a meeting at Mr. Trump's resort, rather than at the White House, American officials said... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 710

CHINA'S UNDERGROUND BANK CRACKDOWN RISKS HEADACHES IN HONG KONG


To stem the flows, the authorities have tightened capital curbs, stepping up scrutiny of residents' foreign-currency purchases and limiting insurance buying in Hong Kong... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 327

CHINA IS LOSING ITS TASTE FOR IVORY


Good news for Africa's elephants China is losing its taste for ivory... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 15247

NEW GOOGLE TRANSLATE APP NOW AVAILABLE IN CHINA AS COMPANY TRIES TO EDGE BACK IN


Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., in July 2016... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 75

20 HELD AFTER RAID ON ILLEGAL CASINO IN YAU MA TEI


Gambling is illegal in Hong Kong, except at Jockey Club branches and casino games are only available in Macau... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 102

UNREACHABLE HUISHAN EXECUTIVE EXPOSES CHINA DEBT, BANK RISKS


Block, who built his reputation on uncovering financial improprieties at Chinese companies, also said Huishan's excessive leverage had put the company at risk of default... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 420

AMERICAN AIRLINES BUYS STAKE IN CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES


Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airlines owns 18 percent of Air China... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 18

LAWYERS FOR UTS PROFESSOR FENG CHONGYI DEMAND ANSWERS FROM CHINESE AUTHORITIES


He said Dr Feng had been questioned again on Tuesday by Chinese security police, who are unhappy with international media coverage of the situation... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 99

ANOTHER TRUMP FAVOURITE MIGHT HAVE TO RECUSE HIMSELF FROM THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION


Mr Nunes, a member of the Trump transition team, admitted to holding a secret meeting with an unnamed White House source this week... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 67

ALL ABOARD: AMERICAN AIRLINES TAKES $200 MILLION STAKE IN CHINA SOUTHERN


Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific 0293.HK and Chinese flag carrier Air China 601111.SS 0753.HK purchased a stake in each other in 2006... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 230

DAY AFTER NEW PRO-BEIJING CHIEF IS CHOSEN, HONG KONG POLICE MOVE TO ARREST ACTIVISTS


The protesters used umbrellas to defend against tear gas used by police, leading the campaign to be nicknamed the Umbrella Movement or the Umbrella Revolution... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 281

AN UNEXPLAINED 85 FALL IS NOTHING NEW FOR HONG KONG STOCKS


An Unexplained 85 percent Fall Is Nothing New for Hong Kong Stocks... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 522

RICH CHINESE RACE TO APPLY FOR A U.S. GOLDEN VISA


The initiative channels money to high-profile U.S. real estate projects from New York to Miami to California... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 934

HONG KONG PROTEST LEADERS ARRESTED IN WAKE OF ELECTION


'Beijing's favourite' Lobbying and pressure by Chinese leaders is credited for the choice Sunday of Hong Kong's new leader, Carrie Lam, by the territory's election committee... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 319

Trending News Headlines : Hong Kong.

A??THIS IS NOW THE FIRST LINE IN MY OBITUARYA??


Contrary to speculation on the internet, Professor Kelly said, he and Ms. Kim did not fight after the interview ended... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 53379

CHINA GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR TRUMP BRANDED MASSAGE PARLORS, BARS AND ESCORT SERVICES


China already registered one trademark to the president, for Trump-branded construction services, on 14 February... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 32540

BIGBANG ON FORBES' '30 UNDER 30' 2017: K-POP ACT ON LIST OF WORLD'S MOST POPULAR MUSICIANS UNDER 30 AFTER MAKING $44 MILLION IN 2016


Members of South Korean K-Pop band BIGBANG pose backstage after winning Artist of the Year award in 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards MAMA in Hong Kong, Dec. 3, 2015... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 29356

SAND MINING: THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF


In Wisconsin and Minnesota, farmers fear that a recent boom in sand mining is polluting their water and air... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 24489

A DELIVERY MAN JUST BECAME ONE OF THE RICHEST PEOPLE IN CHINA


Express, made its stock exchange debut and turned founder Wang Wei into the country's third-richest man... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 7851

RICH ASIAN MILLENNIALS POOL FAMILY FORTUNES TO BUILD VENTURE FUND


One of Rachel Lau's strongest childhood memories is the smell of newspaper... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 7655

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 WARNS US OF NUCLEAR ARMS RACE IN A VOLATILE REGION


And they came as the United States and South Korea participated in large-scale military exercises that North Korea has condemned... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 5895

MISSILE LAUNCH: WAS NORTH KOREA PRACTICING TO HIT US BASES IN JAPAN?


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the country's ballistic missile launches and was said to be pleased with the unit's performance, according to KCNA... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 5867

AS ATTITUDES CHANGE, CHINESE LAWMAKERS SEEK BETTER PROTECTION FOR RHINOS AND OTHER ENDANGERED ANIMALS


Arthus Boutin Thoiry Zoo via European Pressphoto Agency BEIJING -- Slowly but surely, Chinese attitudes toward wildlife conservation are changing... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 5845

THESE ARE ALL THE WAYS A SAUDI ARAMCO IPO COULD IMPACT MARKETS


Aramco's listing would almost double Saudi Arabia's presence in the benchmark measure, which would be about 2.8 percent based on the Tadawul currently... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 3365

TORONTO'S HOME PRICES IN LINE WITH OTHER WORLD CITIES


The Toronto Real Estate Board has reported that re-sale home prices rose 20 per cent last year over 2015... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 2773

CHINA: HK INDEPENDENCE CALL WILL LEAD NOWHERE


China Hong Kong independence calls 'will lead nowhere'... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 2550

WHY THE ULTRA-WEALTHY WILL FLOCK TO LONDON EVEN AS BREXIT BITES


Almost a third of ultra-wealthy people plan to invest in real estate outside their main country of residence, Knight Frank said... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 2545

PAULINE HANSON IS NOT RACIST, SAYS ASIAN-AUSTRALIAN ONE NATION CANDIDATE


West Australian One Nation candidate Tshung Chang whose father is Chinese-Malay was in his twenties at the time of the speech... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 2237

U.S. STARTS DEPLOYING THAAD ANTIMISSILE SYSTEM IN SOUTH KOREA, AFTER NORTHA??S TESTS


A spokeswoman for the United States forces in South Korea said that one of five major components of the missile system had arrived on Monday... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 2176

FAMILIES WHO SHELTERED EDWARD SNOWDEN IN HONG KONG ASK CANADA FOR ASYLUM


Lawyers for three families who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong say they have formally asked the Canadian government to grant them asylum... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 1736

BRAZIL MOVES TO CALM BEEF CRISIS, TEMER HEADS TO STEAKHOUSE


The U.S. bought 297.8 million of red meat from Brazil in 2016, according to government data... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 1645

4 N. KOREANS SOUGHT IN DEATH OF KIM JONG NAM


Malaysia bans visa-free travel for North Koreans The brazen public kiiling has also frayed diplomatic relations between North Korea and Malaysia... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1450

BRAZIL'S ROTTEN MEAT SCANDAL PROMPTS MAJOR IMPORT BANS


At least 30 people have been arrested in the scandal, with Brazilian police raiding more than a dozen processing plants... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 1367

CARRIE LAM WINS VOTE TO BECOME HONG KONGA??S NEXT LEADER


The protests in 2014 were a response to Beijing's plan to let Hong Kong choose the chief executive this year by direct popular vote... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 1308

SINGAPORE, HONG KONG PROPERTY MARCHING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS


Whether you look at prices or policy, the property markets in Singapore and Hong Kong are marching resolutely in opposite directions... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 1069

OVER 100 POLICE SEARCH GANGS ON HONG KONG HIKING TRAILS


RTHK has reported that the police also delivered pamphlets and whistles to residents and hikers, encouraging them not to go walking alone on hiking trails... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 989

CHINESE PROPERTY INVESTORS COULD EXIT U.S. AS ASIA BECKONS


Political concerns may also slow the pace of Chinese investment in the U.S., especially if the new administration translates protectionist rhetoric into reality, Haskins said... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 959

CHINESE BANKS, HSBC CAUGHT UP IN HUGE MONEY LAUNDERING SCAM


The documents found the biggest proportion of its offshore company owners came from mainland China, followed by Hong Kong... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 935

HONG KONG PREPARES FOR NEW LEADER


Hong Kong is preparing for the election of a new leader... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 923

SAUDIS DIAL BACK ON OIL SUPPLY CUTS TO ADD STORAGE AT HOME


Saudi Arabia was cutting significantly more than obligated and there was better adherence from Iraq and the U.A.E., OPEC estimated... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 895

CARRIE LAM ELECTED HONG KONG'S NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE


Hong Kong's electoral committee has chosen Beijing-backed Carrie Lam as the city's next chief executive... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 848

WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD SKIP WORK FOR 'DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN' STRIKE


Thousands of women from over 40 countries -- including Australia, Hong Kong and Guatemala -- are also taking part in the strike and International Women's Day events... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 833

HONG KONG REFORMS 'MUST BE PASSED'


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

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