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The Standard

  • New Tourism Board member named
    Belinda Yeung has been appointed as a member of the Hong Kong Tourism Board for a two-year term starting November 1.   Board members Benjamin Chau, Michael Wu, Yip Wing-sie and Linda Yue...
  • Former judge to head MPF appeal body
    William Stone has benn appointed Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Appeal Board Chairman and Belinda Luk a panel member, the Government announced today.   Three incumbent panel members - ...
  • Bank protection rules gazetted
    The second phase of Basel III capital and liquidity requirements will be implemented to boost the banking system's ability to handle financial shocks, the Financial Services & the Treasu...
  • Prison fair set for Nov 1
    Stanley Prison inmates will showcase their new cooking skills at the Correctional Services Department's Autumn Fair on November 1.   The fair will be held from 11am to 5pm and will featu...
  • 1 bank remains closed
    One bank branch remained temporarily closed as at 8am today, while ATM services have largely resumed.   Two branches of two banks also shortened their business hours.   The Monetary Auth...


  • British economy slows down in Q3
    Official data showed that Britain's economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the third quarter of 2014 -- from output in the previous three months of the year. Gross domestic product had ...
  • Hong Kong stocks close lower
    Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.13 percent Friday after China Construction Bank reported its worst quarter in more than five years and China's National Bureau of Statistics revealed mainland h...
  • Ford starts Luxury Lincoln sales in China
    US automaker Ford said it has launched its first vehicles under the luxury Lincoln brand in China. The automaker said in April that it would begin Lincoln sales in China in the autumn, ad...
  • Tung calls for end to occupy protests
    The former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, who is also a Vice-chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, has expressed concern over the harm caused by recent protests ...
  • Lion Rock pro-democracy banner removed
    The authorities have removed a giant pro-democracy banner hung from the Lion Rock on Thursday calling for true universal suffrage. The operation involved a Government Flying Services heli...

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

China Daily (HK Edition)

  • A tank of a film
    David Ayer's Fury is not a meditation on the horrors of war and what it does to our humanity.
  • Shenzhen loses out in retail property sector
    Shenzhen has failed to perform well in retail property investment among key mainland cities, having lost much of the lure to neighboring Hong Kong, according to a report by CBRE - a leadi...
  • Biz briefs
    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) and HKEx Group companies have signed a memorandum of understanding with the London Metal Exchange (LME), LME Clear Ltd, China Merchants Group L...
  • Fashion watches now a draw on the mainland
    Watchmakers have jumped on the fashion-watch bandwagon on the mainland as consumers have become less inclined to go for premium and luxury watches amid the ongoing nationwide frugality an...
  • High staff turnover hits employers
    Hong Kong's high staff turnover rate, particularly in the services sector, has become a major concern for many employers, a survey by the Hong Kong People Management Association and Hong ...

China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)Yahoo! News (About Hong Kong)

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • THE ROVING EYE The Kobani riddle
    The barbarians, in the form of Islamic State goons, are at the gates of Kobani, the bombed-out city in northern Syria which is also the epicenter of a non-violent experiment in local demo...
  • Lords rule Hong Kong's democracy dance
    The students who met Hong Kong government officials this past week are the foot-soldiers in the city's umbrella revolution because the adults feel it's not time for them to mount the stag...
  • The importance of being exceptional
    "National exceptionalism" has gained traction in the past few years, yet the concept is nothing new and has played a part from ancient Greece to Abraham Lincoln's America. The subject is ...
  • The US and selective support for separatism
    The Barack Obama administration strongly condemned the declaration of independence by Crimea, but so far as international justice is concerned, the separation closely resembles Kosova's b...
  • COMMENT Uzbek president faults Soviet system, keeps relics
    Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov is a strong critic of the former Soviet Union, but is reluctant to dispense parts of its system, rules that curb the ability of Uzbeks to live in the ...

Asian CorrespondentAsian Correspondent


Asian InvestorAsian Investor

  • Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 24
    FWD names investment head; Blackstone adds property trio; StanChart PB continues reshuffle; Loomis Sayles creates institutional services role; MVision expands HK team; and Kirkland appoin...
  • Ex-Chong Hing exec banned, jailed in HK
    Yan Chee-yung has been given a three-year sentence and a HK$6.9 million fine and banned from re-entering the industry for life by Hong Kong's securities regulator for theft of clients' mo...
  • China’s CIC suffers CEO reshuffle, again
    China Investment Corporation loses its chairman and CEO Ding Xuedong to CICC in a reshuffle. It comes just a year after predecessor Lou Jiwei was shifted to finance minister.
  • Asian family offices lag on returns: report
    This is despite them spending a bigger share of their assets on investment activities than their peers elsewhere, according to research by Campden Wealth and UBS.
  • China expertise not just about China
    Fund managers adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach to adding China to portfolios are putting broader mandates at risk, says MSCI’s Chris Ryan.

Asia News Network

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

  • Housing Slide Exposes Risk For China
    The average price of new homes in 70 Chinese cities fell year-over-year in September for the first time in nearly two years, signaling that risks remain in the flagging property market, w...
  • Ex-Hong Kong Chief Urges Protesters to Resume Talks
    Amid a political impasse between Hong Kong protesters and government, Tung Chee-hwa says the city’s election plan is “genuinely democratic” and urges protesters to be “rational and pragma...
  • Help! I'm Playing Golf With a Pro
    With an easy swing of the club, his ball sailed on a beautiful journey to a soft landing spot on the green. Mine took a less beautiful route, straight to the South China Sea.image
  • Weak Yen Pressures Japan Firms in China
    The yen’s sharp decline against the yuan is clobbering some Japanese companies operating in China, forcing them to rethink businesses there.image
  • Foxconn Plans China Plant
    Foxconn, the company that assembles the bulk of the world’s iPhones, is in preliminary talks to build a factory in northern China that would make high-end screens for the phones as well, ...

Financial TimesFinancial Times


Global ReportsGlobal Reports

  • Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami
    A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
  • Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all over
    If North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
  • Chinese villagers demand release of detainees
    Protesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
  • Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia
    A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
  • Faces of the recession: homeless children
    The National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...

CNN - AsiaCNN - Asia

  • Uniting Hong Kong's refugees
    On a promenade that runs along Hong Kong's harbor, crowds of tourists jostle for their chance to photograph the city's spectacular skyline.
  • Helping the poor in Hong Kong
    William Yu is trying to improve the quality of life for thousands in Hong Kong living in sub-divided flats.
  • Kicking out prejudice
    By championing football for girls, Bhabani Munda is fighting prejudice in India.
  • Astonishing origami
    When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper.
  • China's outrageous hotel designs
    Proving once again that anything goes in China when it comes to design, the country's latest hotels are nothing short of incredible

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