Kiribati

North Korean agents given passports by Kiribati and the Seychelles

North Korean agents given passports by Kiribati and the Seychelles

An activist has uncovered evidence in Hong Kong documents that North Korean agents were granted nationality and passports by the Seychelles and Kiribati, in spite of pledges not to do so.

Wednesday, 22 August, 2012, 7:41am

Marisa's Christmas fair is sure to be a treat for shoppers

No party is too big if you've been organising Lan Kwai Fong's carnivals, beer fests and Halloween showdowns. So even though today's Christmas fair is Marisa Zeman's first retail venture, she's sure to pull it off like a pro.

16 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Splash it about

Sun hat by Orla Kiely enquiries 3101 9441

Bracelet by Fendi HK$2,380

One-piece by Kiribati enquiries 2849 7221

Shoulder bag by Paul Smith HK$7,250

Sunglasses by Chanel enquiries 2869 4898

Shoes by Gianfranco Ferre HK$4,300

Knotted necklace HK$80,500 by Gucci

5 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Delays drop HK down business list

Hong Kong has slipped from fourth to seventh on the World Bank's scale for ease of doing business, partly because it takes 230 days before a typical construction warehouse business has jumped through enough bureaucratic hoops to start operations.

Top of the list is New Zealand, then Singapore, followed by the US and Canada.

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am