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Manhunt in Hong Kong for four suspects after mainland visitor chopped in the leg in HK$4 million daylight robbery – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostA citywide manhunt for four non-Chinese robbers was under way after a mainland visitor was chopped in the leg and robbed of a rucksack and a luggage packed with about HK$4 million in foreign currencies in a hold-up at a busy footbridge in Hong Kong on … and more …read more From:: […]

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Hong Kong proposes tougher laws to deal with international terrorist threat – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostOther proposed changes include prohibiting a person from leaving Hong Kong, or entering another state for terrorism purposes, and stopping the provision or collection of property for terrorist financing and the travel of individuals for the purpose of … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Hong Kong coach Liu Chun-fai wants club support ahead of Guangdong Interport Cup – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostCoach Liu Chun-fai called for the support of clubs as Hong Kong kicked off their preparations for next week’s annual Interport Cup against Guangdong. The provisional team, made up mostly of up-and-coming players, had their first practise session at … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Hong Kong activists fail in legal bid to challenge decision on construction of third airport runway – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong’s High Court has struck out a bid by a Lantau resident and a conservationist to challenge the decision to allow the construction of a third airport runway, with a judge rejecting accusations that the environmental watchdog had ignored … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Leadership election not only shines spotlight on candidates – Hong Kong is on parade – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostLast week came also the honourable Regina Ip’s formal bid for the top post, under the banner slogan of “winning back Hong Kong”. Citing polarisation as a reason for putting herself forward, she gave the impression she could unite people here. Give her …Beijing trip unrelated to chief executive race, says Chief […]

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Hong Kong Stocks Poised to Enter Correction as Insurers Retreat – Bloomberg

Bloomberg9 high as rising funding costs in Hong Kong and the mainland weighed on property developers and a weakening yuan turned investors off Chinese assets. The value of shares traded on the city’s stock market dropped to a four-month low on Wednesday …Hong Kong stocks extend earlier losses at noon; financials dragSouth China Morning PostHong […]

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Hong Kong court warns two policemen accused of leaking murder case details not to intervene – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBetween October 8, 2014, and June 7 last year, the two policemen allegedly obtained confidential information about the murder of Hong Kong man Wong Man-kin. They then allegedly gave the details to Hung, knowing that he would pass the information on to … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Wild boar storms the tarmac of Hong Kong airport before being caught by SWAT officers – Daily Mail

Daily MailThe Hong Kong Airport Authority told MailOnline that a boar was discovered by staff on the apron close to the north runway on Tuesday 2:15pm. The staff informed the tactical police stationed in the airport. They chased after the boar before capturing …Wild pig captured at Hong Kong airport euthanised due to injuries – […]

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Hong Kong government likely to miss target for building public housing over next decade – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe Hong Kong government is likely to fall short of its target of building 280,000 public housing flats over the next decade due to increasing difficulties in securing land, a thorny task expected to be thrust into the hands of the city’s next leader … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By […]

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China May Be Losing Its Cat-and-Mouse Game With Hong Kong Insurance Buyers – Bloomberg

BloombergEach time China tightens up on money flowing out of the country for purchases of Hong Kong insurance, new routes seem to emerge. In the latest clampdown, which started on Saturday, MasterCard Inc. and Visa Inc. added restrictions on purchasing all but …Hong Kong stocks fall, dented by concern over mainland policiesEconomic TimesHong Kong stocks […]

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The ‘Living Monuments’ commemorating 75 years since the Battle of Hong Kong – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBefore the Japanese occupation, which lasted three years and eight months, Hong Kong troops spent 18-days attempting to fend off the invading army, starting on 8 December, 1941. The Hong Kong garrison was composed of local troops as well as British, … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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‘Clash of tai-tais’ expected in Hong Kong leadership contest – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostPeople are already calling it the “Battle of the tai-tais” as lawmaker and former security minister Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee’s bid for Hong Kong’s top job propels her towards a widely expected collision course with government No 2 Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor.Why Hong Kong’s Chief Executive will be missed – or notHong […]

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Hong Kong activist banned from mainland for 23 years now free to enter – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostRichard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, confirmed Sunday that he had received his home return permit on Saturday after his application filed late last month was approved. and more …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Consultation results on Hong Kong universal pension scheme may be ‘illusion’: minister – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe welfare minister has hinted the government may not necessarily adopt a universal pension scheme despite it receiving the overwhelming support of 90 per cent of respondents during a public consultation. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Hong Kong police water cannons unlikely to be ready for handover 20th anniversary celebrations – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostIt is highly unlikely that three anti-riot vehicles equipped with water cannons will be available for duty in Hong Kong to deal with any trouble during 20th anniversary celebrations of Hong Kong’s handover in July next year, a top police source … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Sha Lo Tung landowner Joseph Fong says he may be forced to sell his holdings,. Photo: KY Cheng – South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post“The damage is not limited to the private land, it also includes government land,” said University of Hong Kong legal scholar Eric Cheung Tat-ming, who is helping Fong. “If the government, with all its resources, can’t even prevent destruction on its … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Geely Automobile chairman leads huge stock buying among directors in Hong Kong – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBuying rose for the second straight week while the selling among directors rebounded based on filings on the Hong Kong stock exchange from December 12 to 16. A total of 41 companies recorded 281 purchases worth HK$2.228 billion versus 12 firms with … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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Hong Kong police on hunt for two suspected burglars, part of gang of three involved in Clear Water Bay break-in and … – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong police on hunt for two suspected burglars, part of gang of three involved in Clear Water Bay break-in and kidnapping. Officers arrested third suspect, and rescued two luxury home occupants who were abducted. PUBLISHED : Sunday, 18 … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News