Poultry and fish farms in neighboring Guangdong province are at greater risk of an avian influenza outbreak, according to the local agricultural authority, because of accumulated food stock that producers
Hong Kong will extend school closures at least to March 16 due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus, Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung said in a briefing yesterday.
Hong Kong’s biggest landlords have begun to slash rents for their commercial tenants as retailers struggle amid the spreading coronavirus. Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., the city’s largest
China named an official known for tearing crosses from the roofs of churches to lead the agency that oversees Hong Kong, in the biggest shakeup yet after months of
The crowd lining up recently on a cold, dark Hong Kong street wasn’t part of the anti-government protest movement that rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for months. Their demand: surgical masks,
Investors betting on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s inclusion in a program allowing mainland Chinese investors to buy its shares in Hong Kong could be in for a disappointment. China’s largest e-commerce
The charity of Hong Kong’s richest man donated HKD100 million ($13 million) to help Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak. The money from Li Ka Shing Foundation
HSBC Holdings Plc is providing more than HKD30 billion ($3.9 billion) in liquidity relief to its business customers in Hong Kong, joining other lenders that are easing borrowing terms to
Prominent activist Ventus Lau stood outside a restaurant this week, handing out surgical masks and asking recipients to shout pro-democracy slogans - including the popular rallying cry “Liberate Hong Kong!
Three experts from the University of Macau’s (UM) Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) talk about how to prevent novel coronavirus from three perspectives: immunology, virology, and Chinese medical sciences. Chen
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. asked employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave as the Hong Kong airline is cutting capacity because of the coronavirus outbreak. The airline requested all employees
American Airlines said it has suspended flights to Hong Kong through Feb. 20 due to weak demand, and United Airlines will do the same next weekend. Interest in travel to Hong
Thousands of Hong Kong medical workers went on strike for a second day yesterday to demand that leader Carrie Lam immediately close the city’s border with the mainland to prevent
China’s central bank took its first concrete steps to cushion the economy and plunging markets from the blow of a spreading new virus, providing short-term funding to banks and cutting
Thousands of Hong Kong medical professionals voted to begin a five-day strike today after the government refused their demand to shut all entry points from China amid a deadly virus
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