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Hong Kong Free Press - Business

Moody's downgrades Hong Kong, blames government response to protests

6 days ago

Hong Kong's 'yellow economy' rewards protester-friendly businesses

11 days ago

Taiwan election: Economy a weak spot for incumbent Tsai Ing-wen in upcoming election

16 days ago

Burning issue: China's incense makers toil ahead of Lunar New Year

20 days ago

In Hong Kong, local entrepreneurs champion the pro-democracy cause

29 days ago

Hong Kong to subsidise 'green' tour groups in effort to boost tourism amid protest downturn

1 month ago

Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit by 'local social incidents,' rises to 3.2%

1 month ago

Video: Chinese caviar 'the price of a Ferrari' makes waves worldwide

1 month ago

Give Hong Kong residents HK$10,000 in cash or vouchers, says pro-business Liberal Party as budget deficit looms

1 month ago

Hong Kong announces HK$4bn of measures to boost economy as protests set to enter 6th month

1 month ago

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years as trade war and protests take toll

1 month ago

Being neutral when doing business in Hong Kong is becoming difficult

2 months ago

Hong Kong's bruised economy sees business confidence fall to lowest level in a decade

2 months ago

Our landlord's brainwave: Hong Kong people are revolting, so replace the people

2 months ago

Time for China to take action against human rights abuses on its Belt and Road projects

2 months ago

Hong Kong travel agencies to receive up to HK$60k in subsidies following drop in tourist numbers

3 months ago

Key to survival in an increasingly authoritarian Hong Kong: live in truth

3 months ago

Hong Kong's top 'competitiveness' rankings have a cost: poor livability and labour rights

3 months ago

Democrat warns of 'negative equity trap' for first time homebuyers as Hong Kong relaxes mortgage rules

3 months ago

Myth busted: China's status as a developing country gives it few benefits in the World Trade Organisation

3 months ago

Explainer: 'Renovation', 'decoration' and 'fire magic' - the businesses targeted by Hong Kong's hit-and-run protesters

3 months ago

Tiffany removes advert over Hong Kong controversy

3 months ago

Beijing is watching the US 2020 election no doubt, but Democrat hopefuls offer little hope of trade peace

3 months ago

Hong Kong protesters target Starbucks after daughter of franchise owner hits out at movement

3 months ago

Hong Kong's summer of protests leaves economy bruised and battered

4 months ago

US Congress cannot become 'stakeholder' in Hong Kong affairs, says leader Carrie Lam amid sanctions threat

4 months ago

China is inflicting a world of defeats disguised as 'win-win' victories

4 months ago

Cathay Pacific chairman John Slosar resigns amid Hong Kong protests

4 months ago

Hong Kong democrat says emergency legislation would be akin to martial law, as trade minister offers reassurances

4 months ago

Hong Kong police ban rally at Cathay Pacific HQ, as airline issues fourth statement in support of authorities

4 months ago

Hong Kong firms face a choice: Good relations with China, or a dent to their int'l reputation

5 months ago

Taiwan bike makers peddling home as trade war rumbles along

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

5 months ago

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

6 months ago

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

6 months ago

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

6 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

8 months ago

Nepal bans China's Alipay and WeChat digital wallets

8 months ago

Hong Kong transport authorities approve Cathay Pacific LGBT ad after backlash

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in US gesture

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

China's Huawei opens its gates in widening PR assault

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

LIVE: Hong Kong Budget 2019

10 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

China entertainment endures 'bitter winter' after crackdowns

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Taiwan's traditional medicine stores struggle on life support

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

China's top trade negotiator Liu He to visit US

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

7 months ago

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

1 year ago

Why Chinese netizens believe a commodity index can predict global affairs

1 year ago

The Hongkongers averting a plastic disaster by 'shopping naked'

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Cashing in on Taiwan's claw crane arcades

11 months ago

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

1 year ago

Huawei exec. arrest threatens China's global tech ambitions

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

China, US hail trade truce but key obstacles still remain

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

The booming industry of Chinese state internet control

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

2 days ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Cathay Pacific hit by data leak affecting 9.4m passengers

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

4 months ago

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

1 year ago

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

2 months ago

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

11 months ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

Why 'woke' NBA is struggling to balance its values with Chinese expansion

3 months ago

Video: HKUST graduates star in stunning 'Danzmocrazy' tribute to the Hong Kong protest movement

24 days ago

Beijing fully recognises Hong Kong Chief Exec. Carrie Lam's courage and responsibility during crisis, says Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping

1 month ago

A smokeless gun: debunking the Hong Kong protest 'foreign interference' myth

1 month ago

Family of detained British consulate staffer refutes Chinese state media's prostitution claim

4 months ago

Thousands of Hongkongers march in defiance of anti-mask law, despite metro shutdown, heavy rain, tear gas

3 months ago

Hong Kong pro-Beijing figures urge gov't to ban face masks at protests amid reports of emergency law

3 months ago

Beijing's top office on Hong Kong affairs backs city's gov't and police, condemning recent protests at rare press con

5 months ago

Hongkongers are more than just the world's most polite protesters

2 months ago

UK regulator investigates Chinese broadcaster over programme on arrest of UK consular worker

1 month ago

HKFP Lens: Human chain, origami and 'Lennon Wall' post-its at Hong Kong solidarity demo in New York

3 months ago

Former University of Hong Kong student leader charged over storming of the legislature

3 months ago

Lawmaker Charles Mok: Who needs the law when Hong Kong authorities no longer follow it?

5 months ago

Forget lost bags, the real scandal is how CY gave away our core values

1 month ago

As patriotic propaganda video praising Huawei goes viral, netizens mock the company's political connections

24 minutes ago

Ten university heads unite to write nonsense about Hong Kong independence

23 days ago

'Of a particular time and place': In praise of the Umbrella Movement's iconic artwork

2 months ago