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Labour Advisory Board backs paternity leave

Hong Kong fathers will be given three days’ paternity leave for the first time despite objections from employers after officials agreed to start drafting new laws on Monday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Hong Kong fathers will be given three days’ paternity leave for the first time despite objections from employers after officials agreed to start drafting new laws on Monday.

Labour Advisory Board backs paternity leave
Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon Tong will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon failed.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon Tong will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon failed.

Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale
How Manny Pacquiao has put Macau on the fight map
Premier League teams count cost of Asia tours
HKMA moves to weaken Hong Kong dollar again

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority intervened in the currency market on Tuesday for the second time in a week as the local dollar hit its upper trading limit against the US dollar.

26 Jan 2018 - 4:12PM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority intervened in the currency market on Tuesday for the second time in a week as the local dollar hit its upper trading limit against the US dollar.

HKMA moves to weaken Hong Kong dollar again
Asian markets slump due to fears over central bank stimulus
Typhoon Utor sinks cargo ship off Hong Kong
Euro slumps in Asia after EU fails to agree Greece deal

The euro fell in Asian trade on Wednesday and shares eased after euro-zone finance chiefs said they had failed to agree on a deal to unlock the latest batch of crucial bailout cash for Greece.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The euro fell in Asian trade on Wednesday and shares eased after euro-zone finance chiefs said they had failed to agree on a deal to unlock the latest batch of crucial bailout cash for Greece.

Euro slumps in Asia after EU fails to agree Greece deal
Hongkongers still ‘negative’ about mainland visitors, HKU poll shows
Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay tops shop rent list
HK activists clash with police over island dispute

Anti-Japanese protesters scuffled with police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as they tried to enter the Japanese consulate following Tokyo’s decision to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Anti-Japanese protesters scuffled with police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as they tried to enter the Japanese consulate following Tokyo’s decision to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea.

HK activists clash with police over island dispute
Property agents march against cooling measures, stamp tax

Organisers said 23,000 joined the rally while police put the turnout at 5,500. Protesters chanting slogans marched through Causeway Bay from Victoria Park before assembling at government headquarters at Tamar.

8 Jul 2013 - 4:39AM

Organisers said 23,000 joined the rally while police put the turnout at 5,500. Protesters chanting slogans marched through Causeway Bay from Victoria Park before assembling at government headquarters at Tamar.

Property agents march against cooling measures, stamp tax
Future of Hong Kong’s fishermen in doubt as industry declines
Hong Kong Open cuts prize money
American accent schools flourishing in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's history-making cricketers seek Chinese fans
‘Golden week’ shopping arrives amid uncertain times

Judging by sales of certain luxury goods in the shopping heartland of Hong Kong, what gift to give your boss is a conundrum facing more than a few well-heeled mainland visitors during the “golden week” holidays from October 1.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Judging by sales of certain luxury goods in the shopping heartland of Hong Kong, what gift to give your boss is a conundrum facing more than a few well-heeled mainland visitors during the “golden week” holidays from October 1.

‘Golden week’ shopping arrives amid uncertain times
Ferry crash raises safety questions about HK shipping hub
CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong group said on Thursday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong group said on Thursday.

CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer
Hong Kong Disneyland posts first profit since opening

Hong Kong’s struggling Disneyland has posted its first profit since opening seven years ago thanks to an increase in mainland Chinese visitors, a report said on Friday.

30 Nov 2012 - 6:47PM

Hong Kong’s struggling Disneyland has posted its first profit since opening seven years ago thanks to an increase in mainland Chinese visitors, a report said on Friday.

Hong Kong Disneyland posts first profit since opening
Marriage on 12.12.12 fails to draw Hong Kong couples
Zou Shiming chases his American dream
Growing number of African entrepreneurs thriving in southern China
Jung Chang’s revisionist account of ‘the concubine who launched modern China’