Hong Kong | Carrie Lam assures investors of rebound from protests

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam reassured foreign investors Wednesday that the Asian financial hub can rebound from months of protests, despite no sign that the unrest will subside. Lam told

US senators warn HK may be weak link for technology

A bipartisan group of senators has told the Trump administration that they’re concerned about whether U.S. export controls are strong enough to prevent China from getting sensitive American technology through

Hong Kong | Rail operator MTR denies fatality during protest chaos

Hong Kong’s subway operator denied that a fatality occurred when riot police stormed into a station in pursuit of pro-democracy protesters on one of the most violent days since protests

Shenzhen | Smartphone maker heads for Shanghai

Shenzhen Transsion Holdings Co., whose mobile handsets outsell iPhone and Galaxy smartphones in Africa, is planning an initial public offering on Shanghai’s Nasdaq-style Star Board to raise about 3.01 billion

Hong Kong | In leaderless movement, officials don’t know who to negotiate with

As a top adviser to Hong Kong’s government, Bernard Chan is searching for any protester who can strike a deal to end more than three months of unrest. In lunches with

Hong Kong tourism plunges 40%, most since SARS crisis

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong, now in their 15th week, have delivered a blow to the city’s tourism industry not seen since the 2003 SARS epidemic. Tourist arrivals in the

Hong Kong | Li Ka-Shing tells city leaders to ‘have mercy’

Hong Kong’s richest man urged the government to “have mercy” in dealing with the unrest that has rocked the city this summer. Li Ka-shing, whose conglomerate is among Hong Kong’s

Hong Kong students form protest chains

Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong yesterday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists pushing for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous

Briefs | Joshua Wong confirms arrest at airport

Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was arrested at the city’s airport for breaching bail conditions, he said in a statement through his legal representative. Wong said he was being

Marchers ask Trump to ‘liberate’ Hong Kong, as clashes erupt

Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to “liberate” the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the U.S. Consulate yesterday, but violence broke out later

Hong Kong | Airport’s plea to protesters: spare our passengers

Hong Kong’s airport used a newspaper advertisement to appeal to protesters, asking them not to target the transport hub ahead of another weekend of anti-China demonstrations in the city. Groups of

Fitch downgrades HK for first time since 1995

Fitch Ratings Inc. downgraded Hong Kong as an issuer of long-term, foreign currency debt for the first time since 1995, saying that the territory’s recent political turmoil raises doubts about

Shenzhen aims to have full 5G coverage by 2020

The southern tech hub of Guangdong Province will realize full 5G coverage by August 2020, the city government announced on Wednesday. Memorandums of cooperation have been signed between the Bureau

HK halts derivatives trading after technical problems

Hong Kong’s exchange operator halted derivatives trading because of technical issues for the first time in its history, deepening losses in the local stock market at a time of heightened

Carrie Lam’s retreat fails to satisfy protesters

Carrie Lam’s move to formally withdraw a bill allowing extraditions to China may well have ended the Hong Kong unrest in June. But now protesters want a lot more, and

Martial law is the latest risk worrying investors

As investors map out potential risks from Hong Kong’s summer of unrest, one tool at the government’s disposal is attracting increased attention: a colonial-era statute that

Hong Kong | China probes illegal knives in FedEx package

China is investigating FedEx Corp. on suspicion of illegally handling a package to Hong Kong containing knives that are controlled by law, the state-run Xinhua News

Hong Kong | House prices could slide 30% in worst-case scenario

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has landed on six property stocks that can best weather the Hong Kong turmoil after applying a worst-case scenario that envisages home

Carrie Lam scraps bill that sparked months of unrest

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, formally withdrew legislation to allow extraditions to China, a political retreat that may help ease - but not end

Carrie Lam says she has never asked Beijing’s permission to resign

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she never asked China for permission to resign over the historic unrest rocking the city, while acknowledging that she discussed

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