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Hong Kong to ease curbs on religious, sports activities, 10 new Covid-19 cases recorded
Professor David Hui says construction worker’s untraceable infection means time is not right to raise limit on number of people who can meet from four.
Who runs Hong Kong: party faithful shipped in to carry out Beijing's will
Hardliners and allies of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, are remaking the semi-autonomous territory
Hong Kong may miss private home supply target as recession slows land sales
Hong Kong’s government may miss its annual home supply target yet again because the amount of land available for development is insufficient, analysts and lawmakers say.
Trump’s Hong Kong sanctions will do more harm than good: US academic
US president’s self-serving programme of sanctions will hurt Hongkongers and speed up city’s absorption into mainland China, Carole Petersen says.
Hong Kong’s top court reiterates need for electoral officials to uphold fairness
Court rejects argument that the disqualified candidate would have been barred anyway.
Ambulanceman arrested over attack on tourist at Hong Kong protest
Two held on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, unlawful assembly and conspiracy to steal.
Guangzhou airport expansion begins as city vies for Greater Bay domination
Competition among airports in the Greater Bay Area is heating up, as Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport started a third phase of expansion on Sunday.
Mainland, Hong Kong must cooperate to foster tech innovation, experts say
Against the backdrop of a ‘tech war’ between China and United States, business leaders and politicians call for both domestic and international collaboration in the application ...
Masked men grab HK$5 million cash in brazen daytime Hong Kong robbery
Police say four masked men, at least two armed with knives, accosted the victims shortly after they visited a money exchange company.
Distressed Hong Kong developer may lose crown jewel as creditors sell tower
The 28-storey Goldin Financial Global Centre may fetch at least HK$12 billion, some 27 per cent below its last appraised value.
Bank of England policymaker defends negative rates
A Bank of England (BoE) policymaker has defended the potential use of negative interest rates, which could take the cost of borrowing below zero.
Hong Kong labour officials meet with Indonesian consulate over new rules for maids
New rules in Indonesia intended to ensure departing domestic workers aren’t saddled with debt could mean higher costs for employers, welfare chief warns.
Hong Kong office rents expected to decline 30 per cent this year
Hong Kong’s office leasing market faces a new low this year, with rents declining by as much as 30 per cent, as companies assess their need for space and adopt work from home ar...
Hong Kong supermarket giants told ‘give back’ plans might need rethink
ParknShop and Wellcome had wanted to hold lucky draw, freeze prices as way of fulfilling conditions of government cash handout to fight coronavirus, but officials raise question...
HKU Lennon Wall vandalised by group claiming to be ‘cleansing’ campus
Video shows mostly middle-aged group who converge on wall adorned with messages of support for protest movement and condemnation of Chinese government.
Hong Kong finance chief pushes for lead role in global supply chain, technology
As city records six new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Paul Chan urges adaptation to a landscape plagued by closed borders and geopolitical challenges.
China’s anti-corruption watchdog promises to target overseas fund
Commission for Discipline Inspection says it will go after money sent overseas days after Canada-based singer says she still hopes for justice.
US diplomats will need Beijing’s permission to meet Hong Kong officials
Pro-business lawmaker Felix Chung tells the Post he was told to turn down meeting with US envoy as it was a bad time.
Chinese investors, beware: EU targets ‘golden visas’
Such passports, which some nations issue in return for investments, are popular because they effectively give freedom of movement among all EU member states.
Hong Kongers applied for British National Overseas passports in record numbers
Hong Kongers renewed their British National (Overseas) passports or applied for the travel document in record numbers in 2019 when the city was rocked by months of anti-governme...
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