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Hong Kong’s Richest 2021: Big Gains For Some, But More Than Half See Wealth Drop
While the combined wealth of Hong Kong’s richest managed to rise, more than half saw a pandemic-induced drop in their net worth.
Hong Kong Gives HK$120 Billion Boost to Economic Recovery
Hong Kong gave consumers a boost with spending vouchers and loans for the unemployed, while hitting investors with a planned tax hike on stock trading.
Credit Suisse, UBS Moving Bankers to China From Hong Kong
Credit Suisse Group AG and UBS Group AG are relocating a number of bankers to mainland China from Hong Kong to better compete for deals after the world’s fastest growing major e...
Biden CIA nominee Burns to focus on 'authoritarian adversary' China
President Joe Biden’s nominee to be director of the CIA, William Burns, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that he saw competition with China - and countering its “adversarial...
Chinese Court Orders Man To Pay Ex-Wife $7,700 For 5 Years Of Housework
The woman, who did not work outside the home during the marriage, sought compensation for housework she had done after her husband filed for divorce at a district court in Beiji...
In China, Landmark Ruling To Pay Ex-Wife For Housework Sparks Debate
The court ruled that Wang had indeed taken on more household responsibilities and should receive 50,000 yuan ($7,700) plus sole child custody and an additional 2,000 yuan in ali...
Red tape slows vaccine arrival
The European BioNTech/Fosun Covid-19 vaccines will not arrive today as hoped, the Food and Health Bureau announced.
High-speed chase ends in ciggie haul
Police have busted the largest contraband cigarette case involving heat-not-burn cigarette sticks in four years, seizing 2.5 million of them in an overloaded box truck along wit...
heated turn to yuen long case
The prosecution has been ordered by a district court judge to amend its vague opening statement in a trial involving six men charged over the July 21, 2019, Yuen Long MTR attack.
Prosecutors admit no evidence six men on trial over Yuen Long attack organised it
The accused have been charged with a host of offences, which they all deny, stemming from assault at Yuen Long MTR station on July 21, 2019.
Tests ordered after six cases at k11 musea eatery
Those who have visited Mr Ming's Chinese Dining at Tsim Sha Tsui's K11 Musea since last Thursday have been ordered to take a Covid-19 test after six customers who had lunch ther...
HK$9.5 billion relief package gives ailing Hong Kong businesses shot in arm
Raising borrowing limit for fully guaranteed loan scheme to HK$6 million for small and medium-sized enterprises was among key measures in budget.
Finger biter waits in jail for sentence
A University of Hong Kong graduate who bit off the ring finger of a sergeant during clashes at a Sha Tin shopping mall has been remanded in jail custody after being convicted on...
Budget ‘better than nothing’ but cash handouts would have been best, residents say
Many residents feel the HK$5,000 coupons offered by the government are of some help, though they would have preferred cash over digital vouchers.
Hong Kong raises trading stamp duty amid exchange’s record profit
Financial Secretary Paul Chan said that the decision to increase the stamp duty was taken after duly considering the impact on the market and international competitiveness.
Officials quiet on how HK$8 billion for national security will be spent
Hong Kong finance minister Paul Chan declines to answer questions over money that was not included in his budget speech, but was listed in expenditure breakdown.
Registration, licence fees for private cars shoot up 15 and 30 per cent, respectively
The tax increases – which are effective immediately – were announced by finance chief Paul Chan, who said they would help ease congestion in the city.
Hong Kong politicians face five-year election ban for improper oaths
Although planned legislation will not have retroactive effect, district councillors’ past conduct will be taken into account when assessing their pledges, official says.
Beijing considers ‘Hong Kong Legco constituency break-up, axing super seats’
Sources reveal details a day after HKMAO head said effective measures required to prevent ‘non-patriots’ from gaining control of political organs.
Hong Kong district councillors face disqualification if probes find them unpatriotic
Authorities to look into politicians’ pasts to ensure they do not pose national security risk and are genuine when pledging allegiance to the city, sources say.
Six contracted Covid after visiting K11 Musea restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui
Health officials said today that a patient with unknown source of infection has visited the Mr. Ming's Chinese Dining in K11 Musea in Tsim Sha Tsui, where they later discovered ...
Fauci: Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US ‘quite concerning’
Anti-vaccine sentiment in the UK and the US is a “self-amplifying problem that just keeps getting bigger and bigger”, according to US presidential medical adviser Anthony Fauci.
Uber Eats says Hongkongers are eating healthier amid pandemic
Uber Eats says they have observed a shift in Hong Kongers’ eating habits after a full year of adjusting to new ways to work and dine, as the food delivery platform announced tod...
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