Hong Kong

Stocks in Asia are heading for their best month in 24 years

NOVEMBER is turning out to be the best month for Asia stocks in 24 years. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index…

7 days ago

Cathay won’t return to pre-pandemic capacity until ‘end of 2024’

HONG KONG – Cathay Pacific said Monday it does not expect to return to pre-pandemic levels of travel until the…

3 weeks ago

Vulnerable coral moved to a 3D-printed reef in HK is thriving

Its terracotta hexagons could be a building block in efforts to protect and restore vulnerable coral reefs by PETER YEUNG…

4 weeks ago

Hong Kong to cancel afternoon trading as storm signal 8 in force

Hong Kong’s stock exchange will halt afternoon trading at the local $4 trillion stock market after the city raised its…

1 month ago

Hong Kong makes biggest ever meth seizure, worth over US$100m

Hong Kong has made its biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after uncovering a shipment arriving from Mexico worth more than…

1 month ago

Hong Kong arrests 2 in RM2.1m money laundering case

HONG KONG – Hong Kong authorities have arrested two men for laundering funds worth HK$3.5 billion (RM2.1 million) by reselling…

1 month ago

HK tries to reverse expat exodus with housing tax cut, new visa

Visa plan includes programme for high earners to come to the city  by SHIRLEY ZHAO, KIUYAN WONG & SARAH ZHENG …

1 month ago

Most Asia markets rise on Fed bets as Hong Kong, Shanghai struggle

HONG KONG – Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks saw big swings Tuesday following the previous day’s rout after Xi Jinping…

1 month ago

Hong Kong cancels screening of Batman film shot in the city

HONG Kong officials canceled the screening of a Batman film one year after the passage of a law that lets…

2 months ago

How Hong Kong’s new expat visas stack up against Singapore’s

Hong Kong is overhauling visa rules to attract foreign talent as it battles with rival finance hubs like Singapore for…

2 months ago

Taiwan welcomes foreign tour groups as border fully reopens

TAOYUAN (Taiwan) – Taiwan welcomed its first batch of international tour groups after the island fully reopened its borders Thursday,…

2 months ago

US warns Hong Kong on sanctions after Russian megayacht turns up

The US warned Hong Kong that assisting sanctioned individuals could threaten its status as a financial hub, after a megayacht…

2 months ago

First minors sentenced under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG – The first minors convicted under Hong Kong's national security law were Saturday sentenced to detention in a…

2 months ago