Hong Kong

Singapore Tax Bump, Hong Kong Nectar - Bloomberg Gadfly

Asia's two rival financial centers are starting to look very different, and the gap is going to widen.<p>The divergence of Singapore and Hong Kong is …

Business

Hong Kong: 20% of residents live in poverty

The number of people living below the poverty line rose to 1.35 million in 2016, despite economic growth<p>A record number of Hong Kong residents live in poverty, with one fifth of the population falling below the poverty line despite economic growth, according to new government figures.<p>The number of …

China

Booed by PH crowd, Standhardinger delivers for Hong Kong

With Christian Standhardinger playing for the enemy on Sunday, there was a handful of fans who booed the Fil-German big man inside Mall of Asia …

Philippines

Hong Kong keeps North Korea ties despite pressure

Don Weinland in Hong Kong<p>Businesses targeted with US sanctions over their ties to North Korea are continuing to operate in Hong Kong despite growing …

North Korea

Philippines mandates Bank of China for Panda bonds

The Philippines signed an agreement with Bank of China last week for a planned 1.4 billion yuan (P10.7 billion) Panda bond issue in China's interbank …

China

Arthur Law has learnt to be ‘conscious of time’ in private equity world | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

It took several jobs for Arthur Law to figure out what he wanted to dedicate his career to. A partner and co-founder of Vectr Ventures, a private …

News (Hong Kong)

Mom and Pop Pile Into Hong Kong IPOs With $163 Billion Bonanza

Mom-and-pop investors haven’t been this crazy for Hong Kong initial public offerings since 2009.<p>Hong Kong retail stock buyers placed orders for $163 …

Business

P Kashyap, Sai Praneeth detained at Hong Kong airport for hours; told they can't play in Super Series

Indian badminton players Parupalli Kashyap and compatriot and B Sai Praneeth and trainer Swarup were detained at the Hong Kong airport for a couple …

SouthGobi CEO Arrested as Concern Over Hong Kong's Stocks Rises

Mongolian coal producer SouthGobi Resources Ltd.’s CEO was detained in China as a suspect in a fraudulent loan case, the latest Hong Kong-listed …

Business

Save Money With Below-the-Radar Travel Sites Ctrip and LMT Club

Frequent flyers often visit online travel agents (or OTAs, in the parlance of the biz) such as Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Hotels.com for their …

Hospitality

Vetements’ Hong Kong Pop-Up Featured Their Most Ridiculous Products Yet

As a follow-up to previous flash sale events in Seoul and Los Angeles, Vetements hosted a one-day pop-up event at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal …

Tommy Hilfiger

Hong Kong's $163B IPO Bonanza

November 20th, 2017, 4:11 AM UTC<p>The allure of stocks backed by big names has helped Hong Kong experience its biggest retail investor frenzy since …

Business

Court Case Shines Light on Murky Side of Hong Kong Stock Market

A case winding its way through Hong Kong’s courts is shining a light on a murky corner of the city’s stock market that has drawn increased scrutiny …

SA men dominant at Surfski Worlds

2017-11-19 21:03<p>Hank McGregor (Anthony Grote / Gameplan Media)<p>Hong Kong - The South African men followed up on the impressive domination of their …

Sport (South Africa)

Egyptian Duo ElShorbagy and El Sherbini Lift Hong Kong Open Titles - Professional Squash Association

Men’s World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy and Women’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini kept the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open titles in …

Squash

Hong Kong bucks trend in poor start to week for Asia equities

Equities were mixed on Monday in Asia with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng benchmark index notching the only rise, albeit a slight one.<p>The Hang Seng was up 0.1 …

Markets

Alibaba’s Taobao buys stake in Sun Art Retail for $2.9bn

Alibaba subsidiary Taobao China Holding has agreed to buy an aggregate direct and indirect 36.2 per cent stake in Chinese hypermarket operator Sun …

Alibaba Group

Shorting China's Dark Horses - Bloomberg Gadfly

Short selling Chinese companies does work sometimes. Even in Hong Kong, where a stack of controlling shareholders means there's less stock to borrow …

Business

A spacious Hong Kong apartment with a futuristic flair

The Hong Kong apartment we are going to show you today thrives in contrast. It is housed within a classical building close to the Admiralty MTR …

Interior Design

Hang Lung Properties to Buy Industrial Center Property From Hang Lung Group for HK$224.9 Million

Hong Kong Real estates developer Hang Lung Properties Ltd. (0101.HK) said Monday it has agreed to buy Wentworth Ltd, which owns a property in Amoycan Industrial Centre, from its parent Hang Lung Group Ltd. (0010.HK) for 224.9 million Hong Kong dollars (US$28.8 million).<p>The total gross floor area of …

Real Estate

Hong Kong’s old-school barbershops captured on camera by Dutch photographer before they die out | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

It had been a frustrating day of trying to find “anything appeal­ing to the eye” before Saskia Wesseling stumbled across Chun Kwai-bo’s shop, in the …

News (China)

A year after anti-fracking encampment, protesters return to block tracks in Olympia

One year after an anti-fracking group blocked a train from leaving the Port of Olympia, protesters have again settled into a makeshift camp on …

Olympia

Thirty-six hours with no sleep but death favoured over quitting in Trailwalker as darkness descends for a second night | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

Dusk looms over Hong Kong and sleep beckons exhausted Trailwalkers who have completed the 100 kilometre race. But for many teams, the mental …

News (Hong Kong)

What the World Can Learn from Hong Kong’s Retirement System

Hong Kong’s mandatory defined contribution fund puts investment responsibility in employees’ hands, meaning workers should save as much as possible …

Personal Finance

Hong Kong football fans take a stand as Chinese anthem law looms

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Dressed in red and armed with flags, fans of Hong Kong's national football team politely applauded the Lebanese anthem while they waited to seize their moment.<p>As the Chinese national anthem "March of the Volunteers" boomed from the loudspeakers at Hong Kong Stadium, fans erupted …

Asian Football

I love you, Hong Kong airport, but you treat me so bad | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>I adore Hong Kong</b> airport – every seductive curve and virginal white walkway of it. It is sheer aeronautical perfection. If it were a woman, it would …

News (China)

Hong Kong father charged for abandoning disabled son in Singapore

HONG KONG: Three years after allegedly abandoning his disabled son in Singapore, a 48-year-old man was on Thursday (Nov 16) charged by Hong Kong …

Crime

Brexit: One Country - Two Systems

Pascal Lamy’s recent proposal to solve the Northern Ireland border problem in the context of Brexit is worth exploring further.<p>The former head of the …

Brexit

Twenty Banks Join Hong Kong-Singapore Blockchain Partnership

As many as twenty banks may sign on to join the Blockchain powered trade network between Hong Kong and Singapore, according to local bankers. The …

Singapore

Britain's Hegarty dies in Macau crash

2017-11-18 15:29<p>RIP<p>Hong Kong - British rider <b>Daniel Hegarty</b> died on Saturday after hitting a barrier at the Macau Grand Prix during the feature …

Sport (South Africa)