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China's top paper dismisses fears Hong Kong autonomy being eroded

China's top paper dismisses fears Hong Kong autonomy being eroded BEIJING (Reuters) – China's top newspaper on Friday dismissed fears that the autonomy of the former British colony of Hong Kong was being eroded, saying Beijing's policy had not and would not change, following mass pro-democracy protests earlier in the … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong Stadium closure rules out visits by Liverpool and Arsenal

Hong Kong Stadium closure rules out visits by Liverpool and Arsenal The Hong Kong Football Association has questioned the timing of renovations to Hong Kong Stadium next year which will deprive the city of visits by Premier League giants Liverpool and Arsenal. HKFA chief executive Mark Sutcliffe said the 40,000-seat … Full News here – Read […]

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PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7

PRESS DIGEST – Hong Kong – July 7 Employee protection will be a key consideration for lawmakers deciding whether to support the introduction of U.S. style Chapter 11 bankruptcy legislation in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has been told. (bit.ly/1r1GY9b). — Beijing has … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Hong Kong Airlines plans dual-currency IPO

Hong Kong Airlines plans dual-currency IPO Hong Kong Airlines is preparing to raise a combined US$ 500 million in what could be Hong Kong's first initial public offering to raise funds in yuan and Hong Kong dollars. The float can be conducted as a "dual tranche single counter", where companies … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Exchange Offers 'Extreme' Transparency

Hong Kong Exchange Offers 'Extreme' Transparency A new Hong Kong-based exchange is offering its customers unprecedented transparency mechanisms, including automatic proof-of-reserves tests, in a bid to shake up the cryptocurrency exchange sector. The new exchange, Coinport, is offering … Full News here – Read more on CoinDesk

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A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses

A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses … The company has been dealing with researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Daoud's former employer, about similar technology for its clothing, but has yet to adopt it. "I think 24 hours is still too long," Siu said. "We don't have 24 […]

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My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong Easy answer: he was anticipating the wishes of the Canadian consulate, which has declared itself "strongly supportive of democratic development in Hong Kong" and which has ticked off the Canadian Chamber of Commerce for "regrettably" not giving notice … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses Both Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners executive director Michael Li Hon-shing and Chiu Kin-san, chairwoman of the Continental Mansion owners' corporation, welcomed the proposed changes. Chiu said: "They have taken into account our two major … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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Why Tiffany Chan can change the face of Hong Kong golf

Why Tiffany Chan can change the face of Hong Kong golf Golf, a game played on velvety greens and vast courses, seems out of place among the densely packed high rises of Hong Kong. But Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching, a young resident of Tuen Mun, is on the cusp of changing the face of the sport […]

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Hong Kong Holds an Unofficial Vote, and Beijing Is Definitely Not Amused

Hong Kong Holds an Unofficial Vote, and Beijing Is Definitely Not Amused HONG KONG-POLITICS-DEMOCRACY A volunteer, center, handles a voter's ID card at a polling station in Hong Kong on June 22, 2014. Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform, as booths opened across the … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong sevens squad to sharpen up in Canada

Hong Kong sevens squad to sharpen up in Canada Sevens head coach Gareth Baber is hoping an intense training camp in Canada will sharpen the Hong Kong men's squad's killer instincts ahead of the Asian Games in Incheon in September. The 15-strong squad left on Thursday for the 10-day camp as they … Full News here […]

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Organisers of Huge Hong Kong Rally Arrested

Organisers of Huge Hong Kong Rally Arrested Hong Kong: Police on Friday arrested the organisers of Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy rally since the city was handed back to China, sparking outrage from campaigners who denounced the "political suppression". Five members of the Civil Human … Full News here – Read more on NDTV

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Culture war powers Hong Kong's democracy protests

Culture war powers Hong Kong's democracy protests POLITICAL freedom isn't the only impetus for the hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters who this week marched through central Hong Kong. True, the immediate cause was the Chinese government's recent efforts to assert greater control over … Full News here – Read more on DAWN.com

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HK arrests 5 from group behind pro-democracy march

HK arrests 5 from group behind pro-democracy march HONG KONG — Five people from a Hong Kong activist group that organized a giant pro-democracy rally this week were arrested Friday on charges of blocking traffic, obstructing police and violating traffic safety. The group, the Civil Human Rights Front, … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Lawmakers Pelt Hong Kong Chief Amid Democracy Demands

Lawmakers Pelt Hong Kong Chief Amid Democracy Demands Political tensions continued to mount in Hong Kong on Thursday as lawmakers threw objects at chief executive C.Y. Leung amid growing calls for his resignation, while commentaries in China's state media struck an ominous note following Tuesday's mass … Full News here – Read more on Radio Free […]

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