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'Groundless, absurd, humiliation': Umbrella Movement lawmaker Tanya Chan claims she was followed by police after verdict

2 months ago

'My dream is that China splits up into 10 or so countries': Beijing a 'threat to world' says dissident writer Liao Yiwu

2 months ago

Hong Kong civil servants must be loyal or face punishment, says gov't ahead of protest

18 days ago

Police group accuses lawmakers of blocking officers from Sunday's Mong Kok protest clearance

1 month ago

Hong Kong man in black slashed by assailants targeting protesters in Tsuen Wan

16 days ago

Video: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists fly kites in Sai Kung to commemorate 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

2 months ago

Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuelled Hong Kong violence, says jailed academic Benny Tai

23 days ago

YouTube disables 210 channels over 'coordinated' effort to target Hong Kong protests

20 minutes ago

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Regina Ip questions necessity of public broadcaster RTHK's news dept.

2 months ago

Statue of ex-Taiwan dictator Chiang Kai-shek vandalised in Taipei

2 months ago

Hong Kong police arrest 8 on suspicion of releasing officers' personal information online

1 month ago

Being polite and respectful is not an indicator of how worthy Hongkongers' causes are

1 month ago

Reporters Without Borders: Dear Carrie Lam, here's how to repair trust in the Hong Kong gov't

26 days ago

The refusal of banks to confront the Hong Kong gov't on equal rights amounts to galling hypocrisy

1 month ago

No need to pave paradise: 1,200 hectares for Hong Kong housing is available right now

2 months ago

Lawmaker and domestic worker NGOs head to Manila to discuss maid working conditions

2 months ago

The role of business in sustainable development of Hong Kong

16 days ago

Hong Kong airline Cathay Dragon fires flight attendant union chief amid pressure from China

2 hours ago

'Real and painful costs' to any crackdown in Hong Kong, US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell warns Beijing

1 day ago

Hong Kong protest pop-up store sees gas mask, helmet and goggle sales boom

4 days ago

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg resigns amid Hong Kong protest row, as Augustus Tang takes helm

6 days ago

Hong Kong reveals multi-billion dollar relief measures and subsidies, as finance chief cites poor economic outlook

7 days ago

Before you complain about Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill protesters, consider this

12 days ago

What are click farms? A shadowy internet industry is booming in China

14 days ago

Address protest grievances, US chamber of commerce tells Hong Kong leaders

24 days ago

Hong Kong trade group warns violence from a 'small number of radicals' undermines city's int'l image

30 days ago

Hong Kong protests: Yoshinoya apologises for police wordplay, as Pocari Sweat sweats over boycott call

1 month ago

Hong Kong Stock Exchange quick to drop its centipede, not so swift on questions of integrity

1 month ago

A despatch from the Trade War front line: the music is getting ominous

2 months ago

Tale of two cities: How turmoil in Hong Kong may boost Singapore

2 months ago

Over 100 Hong Kong employers pledge strike action against extradition bill, as Chief Exec. warns against 'radical action'

2 months ago

As China's Communist Party destroys Hong Kong, New York is set to benefit

2 months ago

China to create blacklist of 'unreliable' foreign firms as US trade war escalates

2 months ago

Fox News vs. Chinese state media CGTN: TV anchorwomen set for showdown

2 months ago

Hong Kong second richest man Lee Shau Kee steps down as property company chair

2 months ago

China says 'mutual respect' needed for any trade talks with US

2 months ago

China berates US for 'bullying,' as firms step away from embattled Huawei

2 months ago

Nepal bans China's Alipay and WeChat digital wallets

3 months ago

Hong Kong transport authorities approve Cathay Pacific LGBT ad after backlash

3 months ago

HSBC tweet backfires spectacularly after asking followers for views on China's 'Belt and Road' plan

3 months ago

'Plan B': Huawei's operating system headache after Android ban

3 months ago

Hong Kong media must 'tell the Greater Bay Area story well,' says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam and China propaganda chief

3 months ago

No easy fix: Hundreds of millions of smartphone users to be affected by Huawei-Google debacle

3 months ago

Alibaba faces complaints in Europe, as consumer rights groups flag illegal practices

3 months ago

Are things getting personal between US Pres. Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping?

3 months ago

US trade war: China's Xi Jinping denies a 'clash of civilisations,' calls racial supremacy 'stupid'

3 months ago

China says it will impose tariffs on US$60 billion of US goods from June 1

3 months ago

Video: Test flights begin at Beijing's new mega-airport

3 months ago

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump could meet next month on trade says White House aide

3 months ago

Clash of civilisations? Why it will be a tense future for US-China ties, with or without trade deal

3 months ago

Hong Kong's China extradition plan could violate key US trade act provisions, says Washington committee

3 months ago

Asian stocks plunge as Donald Trump ups pressure on China ahead of last ditch trade talks

3 months ago

Techies caught up in US-China trade war: in a messy divorce it's the kids who suffer

3 months ago

US-China trade dilemma: how to hold Beijing's feet to the fire

2 months ago

Hong Kong property giant paid HK$3.15M and offered land to counter Yuen Long development opposition in 1990s

3 months ago

US Sec. of State asks US business to think twice in China's Xinjiang; compares crisis to 1930s Germany

3 months ago

Pres. Xi Jinping asks for 'fair and friendly' treatment for Chinese

3 months ago

China-funded islands: a boon or bane for debt-saddled Asian countries?

3 months ago

Anti-competitive state subsidies to Chinese firms will be abolished, says Xi Jinping

3 months ago

She's back: Chinese star Fan Bingbing re-emerges after tax scandal

3 months ago

China's ban on plastic waste imports throws global recycling into chaos

3 months ago

China's Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations

4 months ago

US telecoms regulator chairman urges gov't to block China Mobile over national security 'risk'

4 months ago

Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says Hong Kong film industry must follow rules in China, as market access relaxed

4 months ago

HK$260 million price tag for Garden Vista renovation based on inaccurate and inflated estimates

4 months ago

US Department of Commerce puts seven Hong Kong companies on warning list

4 months ago

Shoppers concerned about future of Link mall sold to private equity fund

4 months ago

Hong Kong needs to address int'l concerns over declining rights and freedoms, says ex-No.2 Anson Chan

4 months ago

'Losses woke them up': Cathay Pacific 'faces reality' with budget airline buy, say analysts

4 months ago

China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in US gesture

4 months ago

The eternal city welcomes the eternal Red Emperor: Italy's embrace of Beijing is a headache for its partners

4 months ago

Cathay Pacific acquires budget rival Hong Kong Express for HK$4.93 billion

4 months ago

Hong Kong must heed US warnings over interference from Beijing, says ex-chief sec. Anson Chan

4 months ago

Apple's Tim Cook urges China to continue to open up its economy

4 months ago

China extradition law should be handled with extreme caution says Hong Kong trade group

5 months ago

US says China's Belt and Road project has problems with corruption, debt, opacity and environmental damage

5 months ago

UK may include human rights provisions in future Hong Kong trade deals, as minister says Handover deal still active

5 months ago

Boeing B737 MAX aircraft banned from Hong Kong airspace following two deadly crashes

4 months ago

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific reports profit of HK$2.35bn after two years in red

5 months ago

Volkswagen in China: will the Germans again claim they 'didn't know' about the concentration camps?

5 months ago

China says it will take 'all necessary steps' to protect Huawei amid US legal battle

5 months ago

'A proper and last resort': China's Huawei sues US over federal ban on using its products

5 months ago

China says 'hazardous pests' found in blocked Canadian canola shipments

5 months ago

China's Huawei opens its gates in widening PR assault

5 months ago

Cathay Pacific in talks to buy shares in budget rival Hong Kong Express

5 months ago

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou lodges complaint against Canada authorities, lawyers say

5 months ago

Hong Kong Budget 2019: Democrats and pro-Beijing camp bemoan 'disappointing', 'conservative' spending plan

5 months ago

Hong Kong Budget 2019: HK$5.5bn set aside for IT development at Cyberport; HK$16bn for university campus tech refurb

5 months ago

LIVE: Hong Kong Budget 2019

5 months ago

Hong Kong's export rules for baby milk formula to stay in place, as parallel trading persists

5 months ago

'The US market can be ignored by us': Huawei shrugs off threat of US ban

5 months ago

News outlet HK01 fires 70 employees to 'improve efficiency' as part of restructuring

6 months ago

News outlet HK01 blacklists pro-Hong Kong independence groups from ad deals and partnerships

6 months ago

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam hails southern China integration plan, but says city 'will not be assimilated'

6 months ago

Mixed reactions in Hong Kong as Beijing sets out strategic integration plan for southern China 'Bay Area'

6 months ago

China-US trade dispute and retail woes dragged down Hong Kong economy, finance chief Paul Chan says

6 months ago

UK finance minister Philip Hammond forced to axe trip to China: reports

6 months ago

A strange first for Regina Ip: a plan to control a real estate firm makes you a Communist?

6 months ago

Lawmakers propose regulating rent hikes at public housing estate malls owned or sold by Link REIT

6 months ago

Exclusive: Standard Chartered closes accounts linked to fintech startup Neat as customers left in limbo

6 months ago

Beijing to outline plans for Greater Bay Area development within days, says Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam

6 months ago

China entertainment endures 'bitter winter' after crackdowns

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – The fight to save the city's last remaining street food stalls

6 months ago

Not just Facebook fun: how memes offer a new way for advertisers to connect with young Hongkongers

6 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – Why tattoo artists are calling for better industry regulation

6 months ago

Still the Heritage Foundation's darling: Hong Kong has the freest poor people in the world

6 months ago

How Mary Poppins's magic could transform the Chinese cinema scene

6 months ago

Donald Trump hails 'tremendous' progress in US-China trade talks

6 months ago

Complaints over vaccinations increased 3.5 times last year, says Consumer Council

6 months ago

'Brazen and persistent': US charges China's Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations

6 months ago

It's time for Canada and China to tone down the rhetoric

6 months ago

Video: UK group calls for human rights reference in any future trade deals with Hong Kong

6 months ago

Taiwan's traditional medicine stores struggle on life support

7 months ago

Huawei founder's protests mean nothing – independent Chinese companies simply don't exist

7 months ago

Explainer: The US treats Hong Kong as a 'separate territory' for trade purposes, but for how long?

7 months ago

Tesla recalls more than 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

7 months ago

China's top trade negotiator Liu He to visit US

7 months ago

Gov't launches public consultation into regulating Hong Kong beauty and fitness industries amid spike in complaints

7 months ago

Hong Kong property agency boss arrested after allegedly selling derelict US homes at inflated prices

2 months ago

First-class to Lisbon for HK$12k? Cathay Pacific makes second first-class blunder in 2 weeks

7 months ago

Why Chinese netizens believe a commodity index can predict global affairs

7 months ago

The Hongkongers averting a plastic disaster by 'shopping naked'

7 months ago

Xi Jinping & Donald Trump vow cooperation on diplomatic anniversary - state media

7 months ago

Hong Kong's clothing rental startups are helping customers pay less… and waste less

7 months ago

Video: China's Xi Jinping pledges to continue reforms, open markets

7 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – Young Hongkongers seek answers from Temple Street's fortune-tellers

7 months ago

Both US and China talk of 'progress' after phone call on trade war

7 months ago

Café de Coral, McDonald's and IKEA rein in use of plastic amid pressure from environmentalists

7 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans - the fastest threading fingers in Hong Kong

7 months ago

Chinese Football Association clamps down on big spending with salary cap on domestic players

8 months ago

Cashing in on Taiwan's claw crane arcades

6 months ago

A 'win-win solution' will be found for US-China trade war says Hong Kong's top US diplomat

8 months ago

Huawei exec. arrest threatens China's global tech ambitions

8 months ago

Meng's arrest 'has nothing to do with politics' says Canada PM Trudeau

8 months ago

China Foreign Ministry demands explanation for arrest of Huawei executive in Canada

8 months ago

China's Huawei executive arrested in Canada, faces extradition to US

8 months ago

Panama awards China US$1.4 billion to build bridge for Belt and Road Initiative

8 months ago

Hong Kong school alumni launch petition to rename controversial Belt and Road Centre

8 months ago

Chinese President Xi Jinping in Panama on mission to bolster clout in Latin America

8 months ago

China, US hail trade truce but key obstacles still remain

8 months ago

China's communist economic system is not a good model for the world… or for China

8 months ago

Donald Trump hails 'amazing and productive' talks, as US agrees to suspend new China tariffs for 90 days

8 months ago

How will Google plug into China's all-encompassing internet censorship regime?

8 months ago

Concern group combats wet market monopoly in Hong Kong's new towns

8 months ago

The booming industry of Chinese state internet control

8 months ago

Firm launches investigation after Chief Exec. Carrie Lam's personal credit check report accessed

8 months ago

Alibaba's Jack Ma, China's richest man, is a Communist Party member

8 months ago

Lantau Tomorrow Mirage: Do we really need investment advice from academic economists?

9 months ago

The US will suffer if Hong Kong's special trade status is axed, says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam, as report cites declining freedoms

9 months ago

'Another Chinese city?': Review Hong Kong's status as a separate customs area for tech exports, urges US report

9 months ago

Video: Giant Fish tanks and waterfalls: Luxury hotel opens in disused quarry in Shanghai

9 months ago

A 30-year plan to enrich 80-year-old building tycoons? Are they going to live forever?

9 months ago

'We want fairness and reciprocity': US, China meet to explore path forward from tensions

9 months ago

'Against the national interest': Australia blocks US$9bn Hong Kong bid for gas pipeline giant

9 months ago

Is Hong Kong set to become a gateway city for marijuana investment in Asia?

9 months ago

Donald Trump reports 'very good' phone call on trade with China's Xi Jinping

9 months ago

China says it eased ban on rhino and tiger parts to meet 'reasonable needs of reality'

9 months ago

No law to force firms to reveal data leaks, says Hong Kong privacy chief amid Cathay scandal

9 months ago

HSBC profits up 28% at US$5.9 bn in third quarter

9 months ago

Trump & Xi's trade war has China's planners scrambling to solve old problems

9 months ago

China leads the way as world's billionaires get even richer

7 months ago

Shares nosedive and questions mount over delay as Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

9 months ago

Cathay Pacific hit by data leak affecting 9.4m passengers

9 months ago

China bemoans 'confusing' US signals but holds hope for a Trump-Xi meet

10 months ago

In full offensive on China, Donald Trump gambles on end-game

10 months ago

China's Belt and Road tempts states, but comes with risks

10 months ago

Video: The idyllic German village home to 1,000 Chinese

10 months ago

US risks harm in China trade war if it punishes Hong Kong over autonomy, says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam

10 months ago

The US-China trade conflict: less like a war and more like a divorce

10 months ago

Hong Kong fast food chain Maxim's MX to stop providing straws to dine-in customers

10 months ago

British Airways lays off 85 Hong Kong-based cabin crew to cut costs

10 months ago

China shrugs off warnings that trade war with US could slash economic growth

11 months ago

China denies Trump's accusations of meddling in US elections, demands 'respect'

11 months ago

A question of transparency: could Hong Kong taxpayers be funding Belt and Road projects soon?

11 months ago

Trump escalates trade conflict, hits China with tariffs on another $200 bn in goods

11 months ago

China warns of protectionism at World Economic Forum as US trade row simmers

6 months ago

Alibaba chief Jack Ma to unveil succession plans, not imminent retirement

11 months ago

Alibaba chief Jack Ma announces plans to retire and focus on philanthropy at 54

11 months ago

Malaysian island city in trouble as prime minister targets China-linked projects

11 months ago

Apple removes 25,000 apps in China as firm comes under scrutiny amid trade tensions

11 months ago

Gov't to hire new commissioner for Belt and Road initiative, paying HK$260,600 per month

11 months ago

Construction workers for new Hong Kong border crossing protest over unpaid wages

11 months ago

Sheraton-branded hotel in Taiwan axes contract with Marriott after chain apologised to China

11 months ago

In Pictures: Shanghai heat turns shopping street into giant slumber party

11 months ago

Airbnb axes contest for users to spend a night on the Great Wall of China

11 months ago

Chris Yeung: A letter to students - to be, or not to be, a Hong Kong journalist?

11 months ago

If Google goes back to China, it will be on the government's terms. What will that mean for human rights?

11 months ago

Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

11 months ago

China says US$60bn tariff threat against US 'fully justified'

11 months ago

'Profit before human rights': NGOs slam Google's reported plan to launch censored service in China

11 months ago

Thailand to see half a million fewer Chinese tourists after deadly boating accident

11 months ago

'Blackmail and pressure will never work' says China, as Donald Trump mulls 25% tariff on US$200bn imports - reports

11 months ago

China's former top censor Lu Wei charged with taking bribes

11 months ago

UK's Jeremy Hunt welcomes China's offer of talks on a post-Brexit free trade deal

11 months ago

Video: China 'waterfall' skyscraper, which costs US$120 per hour to run, attracts torrent of ridicule

11 months ago

Facebook sets up US$30m subsidiary in mainland China

11 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong reveals new banknote designs

11 months ago

Declassified: Hong Kong governor denied London's request to favour UK companies in airport construction bid

11 months ago

In pictures: Yellow robots deliver snacks to your home in China

11 months ago

Donald Trump accuses China of currency manipulation, threatens high tariffs on all imports

11 months ago

China's Xi Jinping is blocking deal to resolve trade dispute, Donald Trump adviser says

11 months ago

Authorities cut Air China flights after co-pilot's vaping causes mid-air emergency, fined US$7.5k

11 months ago

In Pictures: As trade war rages, Trump 2020 flags fly out of China factory

11 months ago

There's no real 'sharing' in the platform-based economy, but cooperatives offer a solution

11 months ago

HK$9.4bn tax revenue lost as residential property buyers dodge stamp duty via 'share transfer' - study

11 months ago

Canada coffee chain Tim Hortons to open 1,500 stores in China

11 months ago

Lessons in Chinese history as America shuts off from the world

11 months ago

Pigs, paws and pistachios: US goods face tariffs in China

11 months ago

US, China fire first shots in 'largest trade war in economic history'

11 months ago

Donald Trump's trade war to become reality as China tariffs hit

11 months ago

Boss of China's HNA conglomerate dies in French accident, firm says

11 months ago

Stock markets tumble as China-US trade tariffs loom

11 months ago

'No cracks, no blind spots, no gaps': Chinese firms cash in on Xinjiang's growing police state

11 months ago

China, Nepal to build rail link connecting Tibet and Kathmandu

11 months ago

China's Xi Jinping denounces 'protectionism, isolationism and populism'

11 months ago

Easy as A, B, Xi - China gives economic lessons to North Korea

11 months ago

European firms say China's business 'more difficult' despite Beijing's claims of openness

11 months ago