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# Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Hong Kong, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Hong Kong, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Covid-19 News: Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India Fro...

Coronavirus News: Hong Kong has suspended all flights connecting it with India from Tuesday to May 3 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, aviation industry sources said on Sunday. They said the Hong Kong government has also suspended fli...


News  »  Sports

Hong Kong Premier League: Kitchee’s Dejan Damjanovic scores ha...

Age ain’t nothing but a number, they say. Fabio Lopes of Tin Shui Wai Pegasus is proof of that. The veteran became the oldest scorer in the Hong Kong Premier League on Sunday with the winner against Resources Capital.Fabio, who retired in 2018 bef...


News  »  World  /  India

Hong Kong Bans India Flights As Many Vistara Flyers Test Covid...

Hong Kong has banned flights from India for 14 days after dozens of passengers tested Covid positive after flying in on a Vistara flight from New Delhi on April 4. A similar ban has been placed on...


Trip.com CEO positive about travel industry outlook ahead of H...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Shanghai-based travel company Trip.com has priced its Hong Kong initial public offering at HK$268, a two per cent discount to its New York closing price overnigh...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Standard Chartered to hire 400 staff in Hong Kong to tap growi...

Standard Chartered plans to hire about 400 people in its retail banking and wealth management businesses in Hong Kong this year and transform its branch network as it seeks to tap greater demand from affluent customers for wealth planning.The bank...


News  »  Business

Hong Kong stocks approach five-week high with earnings in focu...

Hong Kong stocks climbed to expend a weekly gain, as traders weighed the prospects of corporate earnings and US equities rallied to records.The Hang Seng Index rose 0.8 per cent to 29,205.51 as of 10.15am local time, the highest level since March ...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Macau’s Portuguese-language journalists at TdM brace for restr...

Macau’s Portuguese-language journalists are bracing themselves for restrictions on press freedom following recent events at the gambling hub’s public broadcaster. Some journalists have resigned in recent weeks, while others are worried about incre...


Wedding photos in Hong Kong are a marriage of Western and Chin...

Weddings would not be weddings without a few photos to mark the occasion. Without question, all that surrounds these milestone-marking ceremonies comprises a minor pillar industry in Hong Kong, and has done for several decades. Whatever the person...


News  »  World  /  Asia

Hong Kong bans flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippine...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong will suspend flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines for two weeks from Tuesday (Apr 20), after the N501Y mutant COVID-19 strain was detected in the Asian financial hub for the first time, authorities said in a statem...


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What you need to know about the mutant coronavirus strains in ...

This story has been made freely available as a public service to our readers.Hong Kong has detected its second locally transmitted Covid-19 case involving a mutant strain, raising concerns about its circulation within the community.Health official...


News  »  Business

How a Mother’s Day card is driving one of Hong Kong’s richest ...

In her first year as an entrepreneur, Jennifer Yu Cheng met a sixth-grader who was struggling with some subjects at school. As his admissions counsellor at Arch Education, a Hong Kong-based private institution helping pupils get admission into boa...


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How Hong Kong’s attempt to empower its district councils came ...

It recently came to light that five more Hong Kong district councillors have skipped town. Two had said openly they would rather quit than take a new oath of allegiance to the city, but didn’t mention their intention to flee. Some reportedly left ...


News  »  Sports

Cancer cured, Hong Kong beach volleyball player Kelvin Lau say...

Kelvin Lau Tsz-ho says the pain hits not when the needle punctures the skin and drills deep into his bone. It’s more when the bone marrow is drawn out. Then, yes, it’s a “numb and sharp pain”.The 26-year-old former Hong Kong beach volleyball playe...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

It’s outdated and not funny, Hong Kong viewers tell TVB, after...

Hong Kong’s biggest broadcaster TVB has received a flood of complaints against its new variety show for lampooning the city’s leader and other prominent public figures.Critics put off by the show said the troubled station should resist relying on ...


How documentaries portray the 2019 Hong Kong protests, with ec...

In the first minute of Do Not Split, the Oscar-nominated short documentary on the 2019 protests, young protesters wheel a supermarket trolley down a street at night while urgently shouting at passers-by, “Where’s the Bank of China?” Eventually, th...


News  »  World  /  India

Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India From Tuesday To May 3

Hong Kong has suspended all flights connecting it with India from Tuesday to May 3 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, aviation industry sources said on Sund...


News  »  Business

Hong Kong’s belated effort to curb plastic pollution must lead...

Phone Paul Zimmerman, district councillor for Pok Fu Lam in Hong Kong’s Southern district, and you may be surprised to discover that the national security law and threats to the future of democracy in Hong Kong are not top of mind. Rather, it is p...


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Hong Kong’s Octopus to launch payment card for mainland Chines...

Octopus Holdings, Hong Kong’s home-grown cashless payment operator, will soon launch a new transit card that works in more than 300 cities in mainland China as its business at home faces growing pressure from digital payment rivals such as Alipay ...