HK’s second-richest man joins aging tycoons in retirement

Hong Kong’s second- richest man, Lee Shau Kee, is stepping down as chairman of Henderson Land Development Co., joining the ranks of the city’s aging

Property back in bubble territory, Reinhart says

Noted economist and Harvard professor Carmen Reinhart has become the latest person to sound the alarm about Hong Kong, yesterday saying the city’s property market is

Gastronomy | Guangzhou food festival a reflection of China’s culinary ‘opening up’

Built in 1983, the White Swan Hotel in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou was one of the country’s first domestically managed modern 5-star hotels. Over the past

Hengqin not ideal for investment, says Chan Chak Mo

Lawmaker Chan Chak Mo indicated that Hengqin does not currently possess the proper conditions for investment - at least for his own businesses, according to a

Macau submissions wanted for regional film fair

The 2019 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Film Production Investment and Trade Fair, co-organized by Macau’s Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), the Film Administration of Guangdong Province and

Sino-British Street on HK-Shenzhen border seeks new identity

Chung Ying Street, or “Sino-British Street,” straddles the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the neighboring mainland city of Shenzhen and has for decades been a special

Hong Kong | Former ExCo member worries fugitive bill will entangle the city in the long term

A former member of the Hong Kong Executive Council (ExCo) has urged the Hong Kong government to decelerate the controversial fugitive bill to avoid entangling the city into

Thousands in Hong Kong commemorate 1989 Tiananmen protests

More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on yesterday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed.

Hong Kong | Carrie Lam protests over German asylum for dissidents

Hong Kong’s leader summoned the German consul on Friday to complain about Germany granting political asylum to two Hong Kong political activists, in a rare case of

Hong Kong’s longest-serving CEO steps down as sons take over

David Li, the longest-serving chief executive officer of a major Hong Kong-listed company, is stepping down from the top position at Bank of East Asia Ltd.

Hong Kong | Speakers at corruption symposium call for international collaboration

Speakers at an ongoing international symposium hosted by the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) called for international anti- corruption cooperation including cooperation in the areas

Germany grants asylum to two pro-democracy activists

Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In interviews

Opinion | Kyle Bass is wrong on Hong Kong’s peg, too

Having failed to preside over a collapse in the yuan, hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass has a new target: the Hong Kong dollar peg. He’s wrong about that, too.

Uproar over ad with gay couple shows HK lags in LGBT rights

Two barefoot men dressed conservatively in dark suits stroll hand-in-hand on a beach, in a print advertisement that’s part of a new Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.

Hong Kong’s last governor calls extradition law ‘worst thing’ since 1997

Chris Patten said Hong Kong’s proposed extradition law would break China’s “one country, two systems” promise and risks undermining the territory’s rationale as an international

Portugal plans to issue public debt in China

Portugal plans to issue bonds denominated in Chinese currency in the amount of 2 billion yuan or about 260 million euros, the Portuguese Secretary of State for

Briefs | China prepares for typhoons in Pearl River valley

Flood control authorities warn that the Pearl River valley will face tough flood, drought and typhoon conditions this year. Precipitation along the drainage area of the Pearl River, the

Gastronomy | Cantonese cuisine fires up poverty alleviation opportunities

Dim sum, boiled shrimp, roast goose, bite-sized wontons and steamed spare ribs with pickled plums are all staples of Cantonese cuisine, one of the four major Chinese

Forum | Brazil wants to expand strategic partnership with China

The government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wants to strengthen and expand trade ties between Brazil and China, which is the message that Vice President Hamilton

Briefs | Hong Kong resumes fresh pork supply

Hong Kong resumed its fresh pork supply yesterday, with about 2,000 live pigs transported to two local abattoirs for auction, Radio Television Hong Kong reported. The Sheung Shui

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