Hong Kong

S&P Strips Hong Kong of AAA Rating a Day After China Downgrade

S&P Global Ratings cut Hong Kong’s credit rating a day after it downgraded China for the first time since 1999, a move that reflects the strong …

Economy

Soon all of Hong Kong's dolphins will be dead

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> A near constant wind buffets the top deck of Boat 36826 as it patrols the seas north of Hong Kong's largest island, Lantau.<p>Sitting in a white plastic lawn chair, staring intently through a pair of large, black binoculars, Charlotte Lau pulls a multicolored scarf high over her face …

News

World shares fall on North Korea concerns, China rate cut

HONG KONG (AP) — Most world stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea and credit rating downgrades for China and Hong Kong.<p>KEEPING SCORE: European shares were mostly lower in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 dipped 0.2 percent to …

North Korea

Where to buy groceries in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to some of the best food and restaurants in the world. Even our street food is top notch. But sometimes, you can’t beat a …

Marks & Spencer

Nocturnal Wanderings in Hong Kong

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Travel

The world's first ever insurtech IPO has raised $1.5bn

The world's first float of an insurance technology (insurtech) firm has raised $1.5bn.<p>Monday's IPO of ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty Insurance …

Insurance

Hong Kong asks Australia to inspect horse training facility in China

Hong Kong’s government has applied for Australia to inspect a racehorse training centre in mainland China that has prompted Canberra to suspend …

China

My dad was a spy in hiding: Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan offers up a startling confession soon after he sits down for a chat.<p>'I am Australian,' Chan, the legendary 63-year-old Hong Kong-born …

Jackie Chan

Premarket: North Korea risk dents stocks, all eyes on Brexit speech

Risk appetite in Europe chilled on Friday after a new exchange of barbs between North Korea and the U.S. sparked a knee-jerk sell-off in politically sensitive metals, while focus turned to a speech by the British Prime Minister on Brexit.<p>Europe's main stock index fell in early trading, following a …

North Korea

Hong Kong pop star Aaron Kwok confirms birth of child

HONG KONG: Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok on Friday (Sep 22) confirmed the birth of his child. "Happy, amazed, grateful! We three!" the singer and …

Hong Kong's Stock Rally Killer Is Back

Pay attention, anyone who's concerned that Hong Kong stocks are looking toppy: China Inc. is cashing in, and that presages a real test.<p>This month has …

Business

How Hong Kong’s first local head of government, Anson Chan, was chosen | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>“Sir David</b> to make way for local by 1994” ran the headline in the <i>South China Morning Post</i> on August 3, 1992. “Hongkong will have its first local …

News (China)

Hauser & Wirth Plots Major Expansion Into Asia With Hong Kong Gallery and Two New Offices

Galleries<p>The gallery is the latest in a long line to bet big on Asia.<p>,<p>Hauser & Wirth is launching an ambitious expansion into Asia. The powerhouse …

China

Barrington junior Adeline Sun among world's elite in kung fu

During a competition in her sport, Adeline Sun wears several uniforms, usually gowns and robes. Sometimes, she clutches a sword while leaping from a mat. Other times, she forcefully punches the air with a closed fist.<p>Very little of this — from the wardrobe to swords — is common among high school …

Martial Arts

Hong Kong suspects false health certificates used for Brazil meat | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Sep 22, 2017 06:45 am | Updated Date: Sep 22, 2017 …

China

Is the Swiss Watch Export Slump Over?

Each month the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (or FH, short for <i>Federation Horlogère</i>) issues global watch export sales data for the preceding …

Watches

Old-fashioned craftsmanship of Hong Kong’s understairs shops | South China Morning Post

Tiny stores found under the city’s staircases are slowly disappearing as urban development progresses. Post photographer Dickson Lee tells the …

News (China)

Hony Capital-backed VC fund to invest in Hong Kong tech startups

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Beyond Ventures, a new venture capital fund backed by China's Hony Capital, plans to raise HK$1.2 billion ($154 million) to invest in early-stage technology startups in Hong Kong as the financial hub continues to struggle to boost entrepreneurship.<p>Sky-high rents and lack of …

Venture Capital

Film of the Week: Hong Kong Trilogy

The English subtitles at the end of Christopher Doyle’s <i>Hong Kong Trilogy</i> tell us that the people we’ve just met are real Hong Kong people “sharing …

Movies

Road to the Razer Phone: CEO tips 2017 release, IPO war chest

This is the closest we’ve gotten to actual confirmation that there’ll be a Razer mobile device in the near future. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan suggested …

Li Ka-shing

10 Mouth-Watering Spots to Eat and Drink in Hong Kong Right Now

It's 3 a.m. at <b>Sun Hing</b>, a raucous dim sum parlor in Kennedy Town, the westernmost section of Hong Kong Island, and a crowd of tipsy night owls are …

Restaurants

Review: ‘Hong Kong Trilogy,’ Captures the Voices of the People

Directed by the cinematographer Christopher Doyle, “Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled, Preoccupied, Preposterous” is drawn from the real voices of contemporary Hong Kong residents, a title card says. More of a poem or a city symphony than a documentary, it drifts freely, sometimes frustratingly …

The Arts

Why Red Cross wants to show peaceful Hong Kong the realities of war | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The classroom wall is adorned with colourful children’s drawings and riddled with bullet holes. This is not the first time Arnaud de Baecque has …

Central African Republic

Tencent enters China’s traditional finance sector with CICC stake

Hong Kong — Tencent, China’s largest social media firm, is entering the traditional finance industry by investing in CICC International Capital, a …

Business (South Africa)

Hong Kong woman wants her ex out of B.C. home. The problem? His name, on the title: lawsuit

It allegedly started out as a way to dodge B.C.’s foreign buyers’ tax, but now a Hong Kong woman is living a relationship nightmare trying to move …

Canadian News

Patten on egg tarts and the future of Hong Kong

In a suite at the harbourside Mandarin Oriental hotel in Hong Kong, Chris Patten is whipping through rounds of interviews before an important visit …

Hooters Just Avoided a Big Problem In This Important Market

Hooters has paid off over HK$1 million in overdue rent, quashing fears the restaurant chain famous for hot girls and cold beer was about to go bust …

Investing

Your Chance to Win a Trip to Hong Kong Aboard an Airbus A350 Aircraft

Cathay Pacific Airways is launching service between San Francisco and Hong Kong — as well as Newark and Hong Kong — on Sunday, October 29, 2017 using …

Airlines

Hong Kong central bank warns of capital outflow after Fed's plan

HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s de facto central bank said on Thursday the U.S. Federal Reserve’s plan to start shrinking its balance sheet may lead to capital outflows from the Asian financial hub.<p>The Federal Reserve announced it would begin in October to trim its massive holding of …

Economy

Deal Alert: Cheap Flights to Hong Kong from $428 Roundtrip - Points Miles & Martinis

Looking to head to Hong Kong this year without spending a whole lot of money? Then, now’s the time with flights for under <b>$450 between the US and Hong</b> …

Air Travel