hong kong

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

Hong Kong bars some journalists from 25th handover anniversary, citing security reasons

The journalists represent at least seven media outlets, including international news agencies Reuters and Agence France-Presse and several others from Hong Kong.

published on : 29th June 2022

Xi to attend Hong Kong anniversary but no word on visit

Lee and his predecessor, Carrie Lam, both issued statements thanking Xi for participating in anniversary celebrations but didn't clarify whether he would visit Hong Kong.

published on : 25th June 2022

China's Xi to visit Hong Kong for handover anniversary 

The United States suspended agreements that treated Hong Kong as a separate territory for trade, saying the city no longer had enough autonomy from control by Beijing.

published on : 25th June 2022

Hong Kong's iconic three-story floating restaurant capsizes in South China Sea

The Restaurant, almost 80 meters in length, had been a landmark in Hong Kong for over four decades, serving Cantonese cuisine to over 3 million guests including Queen Elizabeth II and Tom Cruise.

published on : 21st June 2022

Hong Kong to play at Asian Cup for first time since 1968

Hong Kong celebrated a slice of history on Tuesday after reaching the Asian Cup for the first time since 1968.

published on : 14th June 2022

We just want to put our best foot forward against Hong Kong, says Sunil Chhetri

The Group D final round match between the top two teams will determine who advances to the Asian Cup 2023 as group winner.

published on : 14th June 2022

Want the team to show same hunger against Hong Kong as they did against Afghanistan: Igor Stimac

Igor Stimac believes his team's display of grit in their previous game against Afghanistan will set a precedent and hold them well in the future.

published on : 14th June 2022
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