Hong Kong

Lonely Planet names 10 of the best foodie experiences in the world

To celebrate some of the most mouth-watering foodie experiences around the world, <i>Lonely Planet</i> has ranked 500 delicious dishes based on their taste, cultural importance, and the atmosphere of the location. From sampling pintxos in picturesque San Sebastián to devouring a margherita made by the …

Loneliness

Ultra-Rich Save Millions by Exploiting Hong Kong Home Loophole

When Pan Sutong, the billionaire chairman of Hong Kong investment conglomerate Goldin Group, splashed out a reported HK$2.5 billion ($318 million) …

Real Estate

Hong Kong sees first dengue fever cases of 2018, as four patients test positive

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) is investigating four cases of dengue fever found in Hong Kong this month.<p>The four patients, aged between 17 …

Mosquitoes

Cryptocurrency's millennial mining tycoon is planning a $3-billion IPO

Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of cryptocurrency mining chips, is planning a Hong Kong initial public offering that could …

Cryptocurrency

An Impressive, Unnecessary, Multi-City Bridge

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is little more than propaganda announcing the unity of China and her former colonies, despite their very different historic, legal, and even transportation backgrounds.<p>At the Hong Kong Science Museum, a large display of 3-D scale models, information panels, and …

China

Team Hong Kong reveal struggles ahead of Overwatch World Cup

The Overwatch World Cup is fast approaching. 24 nations spent the past couple months finalizing their rosters and making sure they have the best …

Technology (China)

Asia Stocks Set to Fall, Bonds Rise; Metals Slump: Markets Wrap

Asian stocks looked set for declines after technology shares slumped on earnings and copper sank into a bear market, weighing on commodities. …

Stock Markets

Singapore Mandopop star JJ Lin kicks off first of four sold-out concerts at Singapore Indoor Stadium

SINGAPORE - Homegrown Mandopop star JJ Lin made a dramatic entrance for his JJ Lin Sanctuary World Tour at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Wednesday …

Concerts

Chinese vice premier urges to build world-class Greater Bay Area

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday stressed efforts to build the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into a vibrant world-class bay …

China

Chinese Hot Pot Chain Seeks Approval for $1 Billion IPO

Haidilao International Holding Ltd., China’s biggest hot pot restaurant chain, plans to seek approval next week for a Hong Kong initial public …

Customer Service

The most expensive wine dinner in Hong Kong is here - At $13,800 per head it will offer 14 different wines from the 19th Century -

The Fine Wine Experience has announced what promises to be a truly memorable wine dinner in Hong Kong that will spotlight 14 rare bottles from the …

Hong Kong

41,000 one-way permit holders moved from the mainland to Hong Kong over the past year

The latest provisional estimate of the Hong Kong population stood at 7,448,900 in mid-2018, with one-way permit holders from the mainland making up …

News (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong 'cardboard granny' has case overturned

<b>An elderly Hong Kong woman who was fined for "setting down a bag of rubbish" has had her case overthrown following local protests, it's been reported.</b><p>According to the South China Morning Post newspaper, 63-year-old Chen Kung-lan was fined HK$1,500 ($191; £150) by officials at the Food and …

World News

Yuenyeung

The perfect marriage of coffee and tea.<p>In Hong Kong’s cafes and diner-like <i>cha chaan tengs,</i> an unusual drink stands out. For one thing, it’s called</i> …

Coffee

Maid arrested for bathing employer’s baby with bleach-shower gel

A Filipino domestic helper was arrested on Monday after she was accused of bathing her employer’s six-month-old daughter with shower gel mixed with …

News (Hong Kong)

How Makeup Artists Transformed Heath Ledger Into The Joker in 'The Dark Knight'

When designers want to visualize changes in data, like in a heat map or a topographical survey, they often reach for the rainbow. The rainbow color …

Feng Shui

Regional weakness drags Hong Kong shares to end near one-year low

* Hang Seng index ends down 1.6 pct<p>* China Enterprises index HSCE falls 2 percent<p>* HSI financial sector sub-index is 1.5 percent lower<p>* Property sector down 1.5 percent<p>Aug 15 (Reuters) - Stocks in Hong Kong fell on Wednesday along with their regional counterparts, ending near one-year lows on …

Hang Seng Index

Why AA’s Expanded Online Award Space Is Devastating News

AA is making it easy than ever before to book oneworld partner award space. That’s devastating news to savvy travelers. Last night, award space on …

British Airways

These drool-worthy pictures of Yami Gautam's Hong Kong vacay will make you pack your bags and leave for a trip

Yami Gautam who is now the brand ambassador of Hong Kong tourism, visited the country recently with her sister Surilie Singh.<p>The duo stayed there for …

Nightlife

Here’s how to watch this weekend’s Overwatch World Cup matches

Overwatch League Season 1 is over, but many of its most notable players are still competing for the Overwatch World Cup. The first set of matches …

South Korea

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Michelle Yeoh Got Her Start in Action Movies

Michelle Yeoh plays the overbearing matriarch in Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians,” which bows Aug. 15, and is also a regular on “Star Trek: …

Entertainment

Naspers plunges as Tencent surprises with first profit drop in a decade

<i>JOHANNESBURG — Metaphorically speaking, it was blood on the trading floors of the JSE on Wednesday as a plunge in Naspers’ share price as well as</i> …

Tencent Holdings

China's Tencent second-quarter profit falls 2 percent, lags estimates

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Visitors use phones underneath of logo of Tencent at Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing<p>HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese …

China

Explainer 128: Pacific Islands Forum, The Foreign Desk - Radio

At the beginning of September, the 18 full-time members of the Pacific Islands Forum will gather on the tiny atoll of Nauru. Our Hong Kong bureau …

Micronesia

Markets Decline Resumes, Dollar Updates Its 14-Month Highs

The strengthening of financial markets on Tuesday has not been unsustainable and prolonged. Recent shots in the U.S. trade conflicts are: a China’s …

Stock Markets

Goldman-Backed Heart Valve Startup Is Said to Mull Hong Kong IPO

Venus MedTech, a Chinese developer of heart valve replacements backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc., is considering a Hong Kong initial public …

Goldman Sachs

Blackstone to invest $400M in HEC Pharm

Blackstone (NYSE:BX) agrees to invest in Hong Kong-based YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical by subscribing to US$400M of H share convertible …

Business

Andy Ho – speaking the unspeakable

That ugly popping noise coming down from Kennedy Road yesterday afternoon was the sound of blood vessels bursting at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign …

News (Hong Kong)

Tencent's Bad Year Gets Worse, Leading Selloff in Chinese Tech Stocks

Major markets in the Asia-Pacific region fell Wednesday, with investors keeping close tabs on the Turkish lira, Indian rupee and other currencies amid growing questions about how contagious their recent selloffs could become. Stock indexes in mainland China and Hong Kong dropped more than 1% each …

China

HNA uses house in exclusive HK district to secure $64m loan | Financial Times

Chinese airline-to-finance conglomerate HNA has used a property in an exclusive Hong Kong residential district as collateral for a loan, in the …

Central Banks