The Monetary Authority yesterday moved to rein in the red-hot property market by tightening the rules for mortgage loans for medium sized flats.
Those who have seen old pictures of Hong Kong are invariably amazed by how much the cityscape has changed.
Will the Shanghai government learn from the fatal New Year's Eve stampede on the Bund?
In an era of mass air transportation and tight travel space, you get air rage incidents every day. Everyone gets upset on a plane at one time or another, so race, ethnicity,...
How true are the rumours that Beijing will merge several mega-sized state enterprises into giants in various strategic industries? The betting is that they are.
Recent speculation in the British media that The Sun newspaper might be ending the practice of having a "Page 3" photo of a topless woman got me thinking.
Hopewell Holdings is due back at the Town Planning Board today to make its case for the so-called minor additions and amendments to its hotel project in Wan Chai.
Airport Authority chiefs have been racking their brains on how to bypass the legislature to fund the proposed third runway, ever since the environmental impact assessment for...
Much has changed in Europe’s single currency area since the height of the bloc’s financial crisis in the spring of 2012.
As the first Hong Kong-born American to be recruited into Hong Kong’s civil service, John Tsang exuded an aura of unflashy confidence, pausing in mid speech as he reached for...
I have seen an enterprise developing wireless chargers for electronic devices, and another designing a mobile application for pre-ordering coffee.
Budget speech, Feb...
In most businesses, it is really simple: if something goes wrong or if money is lost, the person running the business gets to feel it very quickly and hard - in the pocket.
Last week, China and Russia announced their intention to plan joint commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war. Such cuddling up on the world stage may appear...
Opposing law to cap work hours is elitist
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