Hong Kong

Six Apple Daily staff plead guilty to collusion in Hong Kong

They were charged with conspiracy to commit collusion with foreign forces to endanger national security.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Hong Kong shares soar on hopes China COVID rules may ease

The Chinese National Health Commission advised on Wednesday that officials should try to curb outbreaks using the "minimum scale affected, and the shortest time and lowest cost possible."

published on : 4th November 2022

Hidden Treasures of Hong Kong; exploring beyond travel brochures

From folk sorcery to exquisite high teas, go beyond the glittering skyline of Hong Kong to take in offbeat experiences rooted in history

published on : 30th October 2022

Hong Kong broadcaster airs blackface scene, months after racism controversy

TVB said Wednesday that the characters "wore special makeup" for a "dramatic story plot", and that their "faces were made dirty by the exhaust gas of a vehicle".

published on : 26th October 2022

Pink diamond breaks auction record in Hong Kong

The Williamson Pink Star is the second-largest pink diamond to appear at auction. Pink diamonds are among the rarest and most valuable of the coloured diamonds.

published on : 8th October 2022

Vengeful ex becomes first in Hong Kong convicted of doxxing

Ho Muk-wah, 27, was convicted by Shatin Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to seven doxxing charges, the city's privacy commissioner said in a statement.

published on : 6th October 2022

Oxfam warns of soaring inequality in Hong Kong

Hong Kong regularly tops the charts of the most expensive cities to live in, with world-beating levels of wealth inequality that have only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 5th October 2022

Hong Kong to end mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers

Incoming travelers will also no longer need a negative PCR test within 48 hours before boarding a plane to Hong Kong, the city's chief executive John Lee said Friday at a news conference.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Hong Kong journalist granted bail, allowed to leave city for overseas fellowship

Hong Kong, once a bastion of press freedom in Asia, has since seen its press freedoms decline after a tough national security law aimed at stamping out dissent was imposed on the city. 

published on : 22nd September 2022

Hong Kong speech therapists sentenced to 19 months for books

Recent days have also seen the arrest of Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, for allegedly refusing to provide identification while reporting a news story about housing.

published on : 10th September 2022

Head of Hong Kong journalist union arrested

Local media deemed critical of the government have faced a surge of police investigations and the city has plummeted down global press freedom rankings.

published on : 7th September 2022

Asia Cup 2022: Wasim Jaffer not happy with Virat's fluency during his half-century knock against Hong Kong

The former Mumbai player said, "If anyone is scoring at a strike rate of 140 or 150 then India is in trouble. So there must be someone who needs to bat at a much greater strike rate."

published on : 1st September 2022

Hong Kong opts to bowl against India in Asia Cup match

Hong Kong has retained the same team that played in the qualifiers for the match against India.

published on : 31st August 2022

Asia Cup: Experimental India get ready to steamroll Hong Kong

After a hard earned victory over Pakistan in a last over thriller, scripted by Hardik Pandya, the focus against Hong Kong will be on batters and their adequate game time.

published on : 30th August 2022

Hong Kong population shrinks for 2nd year under virus curbs 

The population as of mid-2022 declined by 1.6% from a year earlier to 7,291,600, the Census & Statistics Department announced Thursday.

published on : 12th August 2022

Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days for arrivals 

Hong Kong leader John Lee  said that the new policy of just three days in quarantine was made after scientific evidence and data had been analysed to control the risk factors.

published on : 8th August 2022

Alibaba striving to maintain US listing amid delisting fears

Alibaba first went public in New York in September 2014 in what was then the world's biggest initial public offering at USD 25 billion. It completed a secondary listing in Hong Kong in November 2019.

published on : 1st August 2022

'Mirror' band's Hong Kong concert abruptly ends when falling screen hits two dancers on stage

The falling screen appeared to directly hit one dancer on the head and body before toppling onto another performer as the audience screamed in horror.

published on : 29th July 2022

ED attaches Nirav Modi's gems, bank deposits worth over Rs 253 crore in Hong Kong

Some assets of Nirav Modi group of companies in Hong Kong were identified in the form of gems and jewelleries lying in private vaults and bank balances in accounts maintained there.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Xi’s ‘reborn’ Hong Kong tag and China’s Taiwan agenda

For the first time in 29 months, China’s President Xi Jinping stepped out of mainland China this week. His destination: Hong Kong.

published on : 3rd July 2022
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