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China warns foreign powers not to interfere Hong Kong

China warns foreign powers not to interfere Hong Kong China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is set to meet on Sunday, when it is expected to limit 2017 elections for Hong Kong's leader to a handful of pro-Beijing candidates, a move likely to escalate plans by pro-democracy activists to blockade the city … Full News here – […]

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Absurd claims of foreign meddling bring shame on Hong Kong

Absurd claims of foreign meddling bring shame on Hong Kong On top of this, but hardly new, are accusations of foreign meddling in Hong Kong affairs. This has reached a truly absurd level with allegations that the publisher Jimmy Lai Chee-ying was somehow or other acting as a conduit for United States meddling … Full […]

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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

China rules out open Hong Kong poll BEIJING/HONG KONG: China's parliament on Sunday said it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city's Central business district by disappointed … Full News here – Read more on Times […]

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Hong Kong: China Rules Out Open Election For City's Chief Executive In 2017

Hong Kong: China Rules Out Open Election For City's Chief Executive In 2017 Police officers carry barriers outside Hong Kong government offices as they prepare for a protest by democracy activists in Hong Kong on August 31, 2014. The top committee of China's legislature is expected to announce its decision on political reform … Full […]

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When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem The US dollar peg, surely one of our most successful economic anchors, was created in response to the Hong Kong currency crisis of 1983. We inherited our public housing, education and health care systems and our anti-graft law enforcement from the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Retailers on Sale

Hong Kong Retailers on Sale Hong Kong is no longer the retail powerhouse it was, and its best-known stores have suffered. One sign of the times: Jewelry chain Chow Tai Fook and discount cosmetics seller Sa Sa International have both slumped about 15% from their early March highs, … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong media baron denies CIA connection

Hong Kong media baron denies CIA connection Hong Kong graft busters raided the media magnate's house on Thursday as part of an investigation into whether politicians who received donations from Mr Lai had violated bribery laws. Writing in Apple Daily, the main newspaper in his empire, Mr Lai … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong's main share index ends flat after 3 days of losses

Hong Kong's main share index ends flat after 3 days of losses Aug 29 (Reuters) – Hong Kong's benchmark index ended flat on Friday after three successive days of losses, supported partly by strength in mainland markets although lackluster corporate earnings capped gains. The Hang Seng Index reversed the morning's … Full News here – Read […]

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No Weekend for Hong Kong-Shanghai Brokers on Link Tests

No Weekend for Hong Kong-Shanghai Brokers on Link Tests For stockbrokers in Hong Kong and Shanghai, tomorrow's just another day at the office. Kingston Financial Group Ltd. (1031), Guotai Junan International Holdings Ltd. (1788), Tebon Securities Co. and Haitong Securities Co. are among firms working … Full News here – Read more on Bloomberg

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Hong Kong's our affair, warns China

Hong Kong's our affair, warns China The article said that as a special administrative region of China, Hong Kong's affairs were entirely a Chinese internal matter. China would refute and make "solemn representations" in response to statements and actions by foreign forces and demand that … Full News here – Read more on Belfast Telegraph

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Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city

Hong Kong "roof-toppers" climb skyscrapers to capture the city Mr Lau said roof-topping was becoming increasingly popular in Hong Kong, but that he had little time for those who tried to replicate locations that had already been scaled. "I do not appreciate the people who only want to climb up to the roofs to snap […]

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Hong Kong Anticorruption Agency Visits Media Mogul's Home

Hong Kong Anticorruption Agency Visits Media Mogul's Home No reason was given for the trading halt of Mr. Lai's Hong Kong-listed Next Media. The stock had fallen 3.1% Wednesday. An ICAC spokesman said the agency doesn't comment on individual cases. Next Media is the publisher of Apple Daily, a widely-read … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong Stocks Post First Monthly Decline Since April

Hong Kong Stocks Post First Monthly Decline Since April Hong Kong stocks closed little changed, with the city's benchmark index posting its first monthly drop since April, as investors weighed earnings and casino shares slid. Sands China Ltd. slipped 1.7 percent on concern Macau gaming-house workers may … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Macau to 're-elect' leader as democratic rumblings, mirroring Hong Kong, are

Macau to 're-elect' leader as democratic rumblings, mirroring Hong Kong, are … The election in the tiny but wealthy former Portuguese-run enclave, by a select panel of 400 largely pro-China loyalists with Chui the only candidate, echoes the struggle in Hong Kong, where activists have been pushing for universal suffrage since … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bid

Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bid A Hong Kong couple convicted of torturing their Indonesian helper for two years with hot irons and bicycle chains have failed in a bid to appeal the verdict. Catherine Au Yuk-shan, 41, and her husband Tai Chi-wai, 42, were found guilty in September […]

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