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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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, … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

‘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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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, … Read More

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. … Read More

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab deemed cost-effective for advanced melanoma in Hong Kong – EurekAlert (press release)

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab deemed cost-effective for advanced melanoma in Hong KongEurekAlert (press release)“This is the first study to address the cost-effectiveness of checkpoint inhibitors in the management of advanced cancer … Read More

Asylum seekers who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong at risk of being deported, lawyer warns – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe Sri Lankan asylum seekers who sheltered the American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong might be at risk of detention and deportation as their lawyer was … Read More

One for the books: entrepreneur wants every Hong Kong child to know the joy of reading – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostAccording to a 2011 study by Boston College in the United States, Hong Kong had the lowest rate of family literacy – which refers to parents and … Read More

Regina Ip pledges to defend academic freedom and allow discussion of Hong Kong independence in schools – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChief executive contender Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has pledged to defend academic freedom and to allow students to discuss Hong Kong independence in schools, in sharp contrast … Read More

Hong Kong’s Cathay Dragon plans HK$20b aircraft replacement programme – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostCathay Dragon is planning a bumper order of 23 new Airbus or Boeing planes to replace its ageing single-aisle aircraft in a potential HK$20 billion deal. The … Read More

Regina Ip: back from the brink to claim Hong Kong’s top job? – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostAfter a long career in public service that has seen her popularity wax and wane, former security minister Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is a pro-establishment candidate the … Read More

Rate rise to prompt capital outflows from China and Hong Kong, say experts – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong Monetary Authority increased the official base rate by 25 basis points to 1 per cent on Thursday, just hours after the US Federal Reserve increased … Read More

Next Hong Kong chief executive should put pedestrians first, walkability advocates argue – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostWalkability advocates and experts called on the next chief executive to change Hong Kong’s mindset and government structure by introducing measures that put pedestrians first. The plea … Read More

Fewer Hong Kong firms plan to hire staff and pay rises set to be modest in early 2017 – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostFewer companies in Hong Kong are looking to hire in the next three months compared to a year ago, although certain sectors are bucking the trend with … Read More

Hong Kong and mainland stocks fall back in morning trade amid interest rate jitters – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks opened lower on Tuesday ahead of a possible interest rate increase when the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy board meeting winds up … Read More