Hong Kong News
Nonpartisan, Noncommercial, unconstrained.
Friday, Feb 26, 2021
Real, Diverse, Unbiased.
Add Your News
U.S. national debt hits $26 trillion, an increase of $2 trillion in 2 months
$26,003,751,512,344.91: US govt had printed and spent 103 Trillion dollars, then taxed back 77T: 26T is missing. Fed sees 0% rates until the year 3045
Quote of the Day
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.
Biden's CIA Nominee William Burns Says, China Would Be Biggest Focus If Confirmed
Veteran US diplomat William Burns said China was the main challenge the country faces, echoing views stated by Joe Biden and other top officials of his administration.
China Denies That US Diplomats Were Required To Take Anal Swab Tests For Covid
US media outlet Vice on Wednesday cited a State Department official as saying that the test was given in error and that China had said it would stop using the swabs for testing ...
University in Hong Kong cuts ties with student union for bringing school into ‘disrepute’
Chinese University slams executive committee members of student union over ‘false allegations’ against the institution that it says may be in breach of national security law.
Number of homes expected under Hong Kong land-sale plan falls to 11-year low
Development chief says this year’s programme will yield only 6,000 flats for the private sector.
Union threatens industrial action over KMB plan to cut working hours
Changes to contracts will result in workers’ monthly pay being cut by one-third, from HK$18,000 to HK$12,000, union says.
Loyalty, not love, key to ‘patriots governing Hong Kong’: political heavyweight
Tam Yiu-chung, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body, was offering his interpretation of recent calls from Beijing for a political overhaul of the city.
500,000 flight tickets up for grabs after pandemic stabilizes, for free
Members of the public might be able to win themselves free flight tickets, having dibs on a total of 500,000 flight tickets prepared by the Airport Authority Hong Kong for a raf...
Land sale program offers fewer homes
The 15 residential sites in the 2021-2022 land sale program will only offer some 6,000 units, which is lower than last year.
BioNTech vaccines to land in HK this Saturday
The first batch of European BioNTech/Fosun Covid-19 vaccines is expected to arrive in Hong Kong this Saturday morning at the earliest, according to reports.
'Youngsters not to blame for mistrust'
Youngsters can't be blamed for not trusting the central government and the "One Country, Two Systems" principle, as most Hongkongers do not understand the mainland system, Execu...
Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant records five more Covid infections
The Centre for Health Protection said today that the Tsim Sha Tsui K11 restaurant cluster has seen five more people tested preliminary positive, with so far 11 affected.
Taiwan rejects residency permit for pro-China HK producer
The application of pro-China Hong Kong movie producer Charles Heung Wah-keung and his son to stay in Taiwan on a dependent visa has been rejected, Taiwan’s National Immigration ...
Lawmakers raise concerns over NGO transitional housing project
Legislators are worried about the execution of converting hotels and guest houses into temporary housing, as the authorities have not yet laid out details such as the cost of ut...
Hongkongers snap up UK homes and do what they excel at: being landlords
Hong Kong residents are buying more houses and apartments to lease out for income in Britain, property agents say, a trend that coincides with what many expect to be a wave of e...
Anti-corruption body charges bank officer and his mother with fraud
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has charged a bank officer and his mother who worked at a Chinese restaurant with conspiracy to defraud the bank of an incen...
Non-permanent top court judges get extended terms
The terms of office of three non-permanent judges from other common law jurisdictions of the Court of Final Appeal have been extended for a period of three years from March 1, t...
Former US Olympic Coach Geddert Commits Suicide After Facing Sexual Abuse Charges
Ex-US Olympic coach John Geddert faced 24 charges for allegations of sexually and physically abusing his former female gymnasts. The charges were announced earlier in the day by...
Former Beijing official pitches Asean countries on Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong
Xu Ze, former deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, declares next five-year plan will have prominent role for the ambitious project.
European Council Summit Discusses Fight Against COVID-19
Luc Rivet - As the first day of the online summit of the European Council members ends on Thursday, the most daunting current topic, the immunization campaign against the corona...
Li Ka-shing reclaims rank of HK's wealthiest with assets rising by 20pc to US$35.4b
Retired billionaire, Li Ka-shing, has reclaimed his prime position as Hong Kong’s richest this year, due to a 20 percent jump in his fortune to US$35.4 billion, the February/Mar...
EU Leaders Agree to Introduce Vaccination Certificates, They Will Be Ready Within 3 Months
The concept of vaccination certificates was rolled out as an idea that could facilitate travel between the countries of the bloc during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Hong Kong bill would grant authorities broad powers to quash dissent: legal scholars
Experts say the bill’s ill-defined terminology gives the government too much leeway in deciding what kind of behaviour is and is not acceptable.
British Property Tycoon Emerges as Investor in Alleged Art Scam
The British entrepreneur who built up property company Dawnay Day before it collapsed amid the global financial crisis may be encountering trouble with a more recent investment ...
Hong Kong budget: what did finance chief do right, and why the grumbling?
Relief measures and stamp duty welcomed by industry leaders, and while politicians applaud HK$5,000 spending voucher, some say it was not enough to alleviate concerns over unemp...
BitcoinPaperWallet ‘Back Door’ Responsible for Millions in Missing Funds, Research Suggests
It was just past midnight on Jan. 7, 2021, when “Nick Wendell” (a pseudonym) lost half a million dollars in bitcoin.
Subscribe also to our WhatsApp channel:
Hong Kong News
Add Your News