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…

MIT’s Campaign for a Better World tour arrives in Hong Kong – MIT News

MIT’s Campaign for a Better World tour arrives in Hong KongMIT NewsOn Dec. 14, MIT’s Campaign for a Better World tour arrived in Hong Kong, where over 200 attendees joined…

Second Hong Kong mother dies after giving birth at Queen Elizabeth Hospital – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostA second woman has died after giving birth at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the hospital confirmed on Thursday. The 33-year-old, who has not been named, was 38 weeks’…

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…

Fire damages area of Hong Kong wetland at centre of development row – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostFire damages area of Hong Kong wetland at centre of development row. Lawmaker reminds company that owns plot where it wants to build 2,500 homes that it…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

In ‘Beef Ball,’ Hong Kong’s Championship Soccer Team Has The Unlikeliest Of Coaches – GOOD Magazine

GOOD MagazineThis year a young female soccer coach from Hong Kong made history when she became the first woman ever to lead a men’s team to a national title. The…

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…

Hong Kong’s Little Insurance Hurdle – Bloomberg

BloombergA new year is just around the corner, and pressure on the yuan means Beijing can look forward to a host of fresh outflows into Hong Kong insurance, curbs or…

Poor Kids in Hong Kong Have it Pretty Bad – NextShark

NextSharkHong Kong’s child poverty rate in 2015 was at 23.2 percent, 10 percent higher than those aged between 18 and 64 in the city, according to the report. The Social…

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…

Man convicted over knife attack on Hong Kong journalist Kevin Lau seeks appeal – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostA man, who was earlier given a prison sentence of 19 years in a Hong Kong court over a knife attack on former Ming Pao chief editor…

Hong Kong and mainland stocks trade lower in early going – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks fell in early trading on Tuesday amid global uncertainties. The Hang Seng Index opened down 0.3 per cent or 65.07 points…

Hong Kong: Stocks extend losses at open – THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMES[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares fell in the first few minutes of trade Tuesday, extending losses after a three-day sell-off, with investors spooked by deadly attacks in Germany,…

In Beijing and Hong Kong, SPS Grows Global Partnerships – Huffington Post

Huffington PostTo that end, SPS traveled to Beijing and Hong Kong to connect with top government, business, and university officials, as well as continue to build our alumni network abroad.…

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…

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,…

Hong Kong and China stocks thumped lower in early going – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChina Vanke, the country’s largest property developer, fell in Shenzhen and Hong Kong after the country’s largest property developer scrapped a white knight rescue plan involving Shenzhen…

Seven policy proposals for Hong Kong’s next chief executive – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostEarly in 2012, when it was still unclear whether it would be CY Leung or Henry Tang who would get anointed as the Hong Kong government’s next…

New drug developed to treat lung cancer particularly prevalent in Hong Kong – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe Department of Health in Hong Kong approved the use of the new drug this month, but local doctors believe it will take years before it can…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

How new technology for elderly care can enhance safety in Hong Kong homes – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostA rapidly ageing population in Hong Kong has resulted in an unexplored “silver market” with business opportunities that British health care technology groups are keen to tap.…

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…

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.…

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…

Chinese Buying Insurance in Hong Kong Said to Face Further Curbs – Bloomberg

BloombergChinese residents buying insurance in Hong Kong will no longer be able to swipe their credit cards multiple times to get around previously imposed curbs intended to slow sales, according…

Hong Kong must focus on finding a leader to heal the political rifts, not hugs and handshakes – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThis governance problem is a political one, and that is the crux of Hong Kong’s ills. And it’s going to take someone who can mend political rifts,…

Hong Kong’s curious capital flows the result of laundering – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostNotice also from the second chart, which shows only the Thailand figures, that these inflows and outflows are not exactly matched as they are in Hong Kong.…