SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases
A third person was confirmed to have died and 136 new cases were found over the weeken...
Struggling Hong Kong theme park to end dolphin shows
Hong Kong theme park, Ocean Park said on Monday it would replace the daily shows at its ...
Hong Kong’s first digital bank offers 6% rate that dwarfs HSBC’s
ZA Bank has begun a trial run that pays a select group of depositors more than HSBC.
Hong Kong shares end higher as Middle East worries ease
The Hang Seng index closed 95.87 points or 0.34 per cent higher at 28,322.06.
Now, Hong Kong protestors take aim at Chinese traders
The demonstrators in Sheung Shui took aim at so-called “parallel traders” from China who buy vast amounts of duty-free goods in Hong Kong and take them back to the mainland to sell at a profit. Locals say it pushes up prices, overcrowds neighbourhoods and adds to growing tensions between Hong Kong residents and mainland Chinese.
China slams US for congratulating Tsai Ing-wen on Taiwan poll win
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as well as top diplomats from Britain and Japan, issued statements congratulating Tsai Ing-wen and the island's democratic elections.
Louis Vuitton to shut Hong Kong store due to heavy rent, estimated around $642K per month
The high-end Times Square mall is often targeted by democracy protesters.
CBI books 51 entities for transferring Rs 1,038 crore black money to Hong Kong in 2014-15
It is alleged that 51 entities, mostly owned by Chennai residents, allegedly remitted Rs 1,038 crore unaccounted black money to Hong Kong in connivance with unidentified officials of three state owned banks. CBI had received the information that 51 current accounts of 48 firms were opened in four branches of these banks "solely for effecting outward remittances" to the tune of Rs 1,038.34 crore.
Hong Kong stocks close at 5-month high
The Hang Seng index closed up 0.3 per cent at 28,319.39, its highest since July 26.
China removes its top official in Hong Kong in first major change after pro-democracy protests
Wang Zhimin, the director of its liaison office in Hong Kong who coordinates between the local government of the former British colony and the central government in Beijing, has been replaced. Wang was replaced by Luo Huining, the former party boss of Shaanxi province, in the first major reshuffle of the office since the city became embroiled in anti-govt protests.
More than 1,000 gather for rain-soaked Hong Kong rally
The crowd, a mix of young and elderly people, wore black and turquoise surgical masks to hide their identities as they listened to organisers speaking on a makeshift stage.
China facial recognition case puts Big Brother on trial
Facial-recognition technology has become embedded in China, from airports to hotels, e-commerce sites and even public toilets, but a law professor had enough when asked to scan his face at a safari park.
Hong Kong marchers target malls on third day of Christmas protests
The “shopping protests” have targeted malls across Hong Kong since Christmas Eve, turning violent at times with police firing tear gas to disperse demonstrators in areas filled with shoppers. The turnout on Thursday was smaller than that on previous two days yet riot police stepped up patrols at shopping centers on the Kowloon peninsula.
Definition, imports of toys under government lens
“We need a clear definition of toys because being an MSME product, there is a huge variety which hinders the government from putting checks on its imports,” said an official. The toy industry in India is primarily in the unorganised sector, comprising around 4,000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
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