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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.