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Only country as China can close a city, hold up 40 million people, to save a country (and the world)
A TikTok video on how lucky the world is that such a virus is controlled by China and not by any other country
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It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves
Hong Kong leader to visit Beijing to discuss plans to revive economy
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will travel to Beijing next week for a three-day visit to discuss plans to revive the global financial hub’s economy which has been battered by the C...
Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association Calls for Action by Hong Kong Labour Department over Cathay Pacific Restructuring
The Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association (HKAOA) today requested action by the Hong Kong Labour Department over the recent restructuring of the airline by the Cathay Pacific G...
Ant Group closes Hong Kong book early due to strong demand for its record dual IPO
Ant Group will close its Hong Kong institutional book building process a day earlier than expected due to strong demand for its record initial public offering (IPO), a person fa...
HSBC's Hong Kong shares jump nearly 5% after third-quarter earnings beat estimates
HSBC's reported profit before tax was $3.07 billion in the third quarter, better than the $2.07 billion that analysts had expected, according to estimates compiled by the bank.
Four Hong Kong activists seeking asylum in US consulate ‘turned away’
The four ran up to talk to security guards, who allowed them inside the compound, but they not did to stay. Incident came after arrest of three others tied to now-defunct Studen...
Giving senior roles to mainland academics will damage HKU, students say
Installing the two professors who hold positions at Tsinghua University in Beijing will jeopardise academic freedoms, union says.
Cathay Pacific flight attendants threaten collective action over new contracts
Union says it has full support of membership and will ‘act fast’ if necessary after general meeting where some broke down in tears.
Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
China wooing investors to Shanghai, with HSBC, Goldman answering
Central bank chief Yi Gang tells Bund Summit that the country’s focus on domestic economy does not mean it is shutting the door on the rest of the world.
Mandatory sex education amendment sparks debate on sexuality in China
From 2021, schools should conduct ‘age-appropriate sex education for minors’, helping them protect themselves against abuse and sexual harassment.
Hong Kong: new ‘rural villas’ smack of illegal deals with developers, group says
Lands Department says it will investigate as smart designs, walled estates, security guards among signs these aren’t village ‘small houses’.
Airline industry carnage hits families but billionaires are sitting pretty
Billionaires’ wealth has increased during the pandemic while the aviation industry is mired in crisis. The thousands employed at Hong Kong airport and in tourism appear set for ...
China to impose sanctions on US arms suppliers to Taiwan - Boeing, Lockheed Martin
Chinese-U.S. relations have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid disputes about security, technology, the coronavirus pandemic and human rights
Apple supplier Foxconn looks to counter a rising Chinese competitor
Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, is increasingly wary of Chinese competitor Luxshare, which could eat into its business with Apple.
HKSAR gov't official urges youth to participate in Greater Bay Area development
The development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has provided young people in Hong Kong with a new runway for career, and they should make good use of the platf...
Hong Kong's GDP decline will narrow markedly in Q3
The decline in Hong Kong's GDP in the third quarter should narrow significantly from the roughly 9-percent decline in the first two quarters of this year, Paul Chan, financial s...
Jack Ma urges financial regulation reform on eve of Ant Group IPO
Jack Ma urges financial regulation reform on eve of Ant Group’s ‘biggest IPO in history’
Global rallies call for release of 12 Hongkongers detained in mainland China
Speaking at London’s Tower Bridge, activist Nathan Law demands ‘democracy and autonomy’ in first public speech since fleeing city.
Hong Kong psoriasis patients call for help in accessing, affording treatment
Patients note that the disease affects more than the skin, often leading to heart conditions and mental health issues.
Mainland boost to Hong Kong economy expected; six new Covid-19 cases confirmed
Returning momentum in mainland economy will have knock-on effect in financial hub, so long as pandemic remains under control, minister Paul Chan says.
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