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Hong Kong tracker fund stops investing in China firms on US ban list

Hong Kong’s original stock market tracker said Monday it would make no new investments in firms listed by Washington as having links to China’s military as it also recommended Americans no longer ...

China bans US travel firm Tripadvisor’s app, 104 others

China’s Hong Kong crackdown escalates with mass opposition arrests

China’s crackdown in Hong Kong escalated dramatically on Wednesday with police arresting as many as 50 opposition figures in their largest operation since a draconian security law was imposed on the ...

Ben Chung (2nd R) of a pro-democracy political group is arrested by police in the Central district after as many as 50 Hong Kong opposition figures were arrested in Hong Kong on 6 January

Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as an early rally fizzled out on profit-taking and lingering worries about the impact of a spike in coronavirus infections around the world.

Markets mixed as early rally loses momentum

All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers to resign

Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday they would all resign, after China gave the city the power to disqualify politicians deemed a threat to national security and four of their ...

Pro-democracy lawmakers join hands at the start of a press conference in a Legislative Council office in Hong Kong on 11 November, 2020. Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers said on 11 November they would all resign, after China gave the city the power to disqualify politicians deemed a threat to national security and four of their colleagues were ousted

Ant Group’s shock IPO suspension hammers Alibaba shares

China’s shock, last-minute decision to suspend the record-breaking IPO of fintech giant Ant Group hammered shares of founder Jack Ma’s e-commerce titan Alibaba on Wednesday and left investors reeling.

Ant Group’s shock IPO suspension hammers Alibaba shares

Pandemic inspires 'illusion cakes' in Hong Kong

a thin layer of yellow fondant wrapped around dark chocolate and Italian meringue butter cream.

Cony and Alison, co-owners of Dear Harley Cake Studio, colour their banana illusion cake in Hong Kong, China, 25 August 2020.

‘Made in Hong Kong’ brand suffers as US-China tensions deepen

At the Koon Chun Sauce Factory workers are scrambling to cover hundreds of thousands of bottles with new "Made in China" labels as the popular Hong Kong brand falls victim to spiralling diplomatic ...

‘Made in Hong Kong’ brand suffers as US-China tensions deepen

Five Bangladeshi teens win HK-based global youth campaign

A team of five Bangladeshi teenagers won a campaign by Hong Kong-based global youth development charity.

ReLeaf team members

Hong Kong researchers report first documented coronavirus re-infection

A Hong Kong man who recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half months later in the first documented instance of human re-infection, researchers at the University of Hong Kong said on ...

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a mural, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong, China, 25 August 2020.

Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to fight on after owner arrested

Readers had queued from the early hours of Tuesday to get copies of the newspaper, a day after police raided its offices and took Lai into detention, the highest-profile arrest under the national law

Media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, founder of Apple Daily, is seen as he was released on bail, after he was arrested by the national security unit in Hong Kong, China on 12 August 2020
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