Thursday, February 26, 2015
Hong Kong's leadership Wednesday blamed months of pro-democracy protests as the economy fell well short of predicted growth in 2014, and said "prolonged political bickering" could do more damage to investor confidence.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The number of people emigrating from Hong Kong has been declining, although the number applying to move to Taiwan has surged sharply, according to data from the Hong Kong and Taiwanese authorities.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A Hong Kong boat captain was on Monday sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
A Hong Kong boat captain was on Saturday found guilty of the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A Hong Kong woman was convicted Tuesday of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner in a case that sparked international outrage and highlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A Hong Kong woman was convicted Tuesday of beating and starving her Indonesian maid, keeping her prisoner in a "torture" case that sparked international outrage and spotlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers.1 Comment
A trading platform of virtual currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong that took in an estimated HK$3 billion from thousands of investors has reportedly gone bust. Legislative Council member Leung Yiu-chung said about 30 clients of mycoin.hk, have told him that they have been unable to contact the people in charge of the company which has closed its doors since last December.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) warned Monday of "intervention behind the scenes" of Hong Kong's media as fears grow over press freedoms and interference from Beijing.