Thursday, March 6, 2014
A 24-year-old Hong Kong-based woman has been named the world's youngest billionaire, replacing a former Facebook co-founder and spurring gossip in the city.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Runners in Hong Kong's annual street marathon donned blue ribbons on their sports vests Sunday to show their support for press freedom, as fears grow that the city's independent media is under threat.
Nightclubs with diamante toilets, luxury cemeteries and local restaurants have made a splash during their debuts on Hong Kong's stock exchange, proving particularly popular among “mom and pop” investors squeezed out of more mainstream openings.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Hong Kong tourism officials yesterday announced that the number of visitors to the special administrative region was tallied at about 54.3 million, up 11.7 percent year-on-year.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
In the race to extract cash from Christmas shoppers, Hong Kong's myriad of shopping malls have taken to heart the maxim that you must spend money to make money when it comes to decorations this festive season.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Li Ka-shing's Power Assets Holdings Ltd. (0006.HK) expects to list its Hong Kong electricity business next month, providing the group with a cash injection of up to US$5.7 billion for overseas takeovers.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
I've lived in New York, Boston and Houston. For the past five years, Hong Kong has been my home. All are great cities but when it comes to public transportation, Hong Kong wins the prize hands down. In fact, we've been spoiled here in Hong Kong with MTR trains that are fast, clean and frequent. I normally don't have to wait more than three minutes for the next train.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
In a shopping mall in one of Hong Kong's prime retail districts, more than 100 people wait patiently to take a lift to the sales floors — not to buy luxury bags or clothes, but high-end apartments with price tags of up to US$4.4 million.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Some 300,000 people joined Asia's millionaire ranks last year, according to a world wealth report released Wednesday, which also found that the region slipped behind a rebounding North America.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Prized as a magical imperial stone, jade is a status symbol of the super rich in Asia, but rocketing prices in the top-end of the market have left traders in Hong Kong struggling to find buyers.