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Hong Kong Competition Commission investigates port operator alliance
The Competition Commission of Hong Kong has started a consultation on commitments offered by the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance under section 60 of the Competition Ordinance.
This Hong Kong Restaurant Group Wrote the Playbook For Survival
"We’re no longer a restaurant team,” said Black Sheep co-founder Syed Asim Hussain. “We’re a scrappy food delivery company.”
Hong Kong Tycoon Jimmy Lai Says Arrest Took Him by Surprise
Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai said his arrest on Monday took him by surprise and that he has been overwhelmed by residents’ subsequent support despite the threat from China’s new national security law.
Solid State Logic Brings Hong Kong Charity Concert to the Public
The ‘Live is so much better with Music’ Eason Chan Charity Concert was the first ever event held by the HK LPPIA — Hong Kong Live Performance and Production Industry Association, and was streamed worldwide on YouTube, Facebook Live, and ...
Hong Kong airport to reopen as transit hub for passengers from mainland China
Transfer services through Hong Kong International Airport to temporarily resume from, but not to, the mainland. Covid-19 travel curb eased until October 15.
Trillions in bad loans straining China’s banking system, regulator warns
Hidden bad loans threaten to wipe out bank profits and erode capital bases, especially at China’s small and regional banks that have come under fire for years of undisciplined balance sheet expansion and fraud.
National security law: Apple Daily to seek court order after Hong Kong police say they plan to unseal documents seized in raid
Editor Ryan Law says police wrote to firm’s lawyers stating officers would unpack the piles of seized documents if they did not take legal action by Monday.
Opposition politicians’ lawyers move court to prevent police from screening phones
Lawyers of five former lawmakers say police might abuse their power after a magistrate earlier granted officers unlimited access to the seized phones.
Hong Kong’s US exports avoid tariffs, but minister says relabelling ‘a lie’
United States issues a clarification, continuing the exemption for Hong Kong goods from the harsh levies imposed on mainland China.
Trump says Hong Kong markets will ‘go to hell’ because of Chinese control
‘Hong Kong can never succeed having China, as opposed to the thousands of geniuses that ran it, having China run it,’ US president says in a televised interview. City has been the beneficiary of billions of dollars in ‘very expensive inc...
Official: Taiwan worried it will be the next Hong Kong
CNN's Paula Hancocks spoke to Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu about the US Health Secretary Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan and the island's concerns about China.
Jimmy Lai says swift arrest points to 'great disorder' between Hong Kong and China police
Pro-democracy activist says he did not expect to be arrested so soon given the global outcry, and that it suggested chaos in the ranks
Hong Kong police turn focus on donors to group urging sanctions
‘Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong’ has vowed to use funds it has raised for global campaign seeking sanctions over Beijing-imposed legislation.
‘No world peace without changing China,’ Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai says
The media mogul, who was arrested over alleged collusion with foreign forces before being released on bail, sought US support in Hong Kong’s fight for freedoms. He also warned Hong Kong people against radicalism and urged them to steel t...
Yale illegally discriminates against Asians, whites -U.S. Justice Dept
Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian American and white applicants in its undergraduate admissions process in violation of U.S. civil rights law, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
Next Media share surge unsustainable: Jimmy Lai
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Thursday cautioned people against buying his company's stock now, saying the recent price surge is not sustainable.
Japan says concerns over Hong Kong growing
Japan's foreign minister said on Thursday the arrests of pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow and media tycoon Jimmy Lai raised questions over freedom of speech and the press in Hong Kong and Tokyo's concerns over the situation were growing.
HK will fail because of 'aggressive China': Trump
President Trump said on Thursday that Hong Kong's global financial centre will "go to hell" under tightened mainland rule.
The Robot Revolution Is Happening-Like It or Not
Nearly every company across every industry is looking for new ways to minimize human contact, cut costs and address the labor crunch in repetitive and dangerous jobs.
THIS Is Why Trump HATES Kamala Harris
Pres. Trump just called Sen. Kamala Harris "extraordinarily nasty" for her grilling of Brett Kavanaugh -- when she pressed Kavanaugh on whether he had ever discussed the Mueller investigation with Trump's lawyer.
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