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Bobo Chan

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Bobo Chan is a student at the University of Hong Kong, she is working as a summer intern at the Post.

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Cathie Wood’s Ark ETFs, Aberdeen are nibbling in Tencent, JD.com and other Chinese tech stocks in boost for market bulls

Good news for tech bulls: Ark ETFs and other big money managers are nibbling in Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com, Pinduoduo and more.

Good news for tech bulls: Ark ETFs and other big money managers are nibbling in Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com, Pinduoduo and more.

Cathie Wood’s Ark ETFs, Aberdeen are nibbling in Tencent, JD.com and other Chinese tech stocks in boost for market bulls
1 Sep 2021 - 5:01PM
Hong Kong’s restaurant scene regains old buzz as Sang Kee joins other operators in expansion drive amid economic recovery

Sang Kee is opening its third outlet in partnership with Golden Bauhinia, joining other restaurant owners in expansion drive amid economic recovery.

Sang Kee is opening its third outlet in partnership with Golden Bauhinia, joining other restaurant owners in expansion drive amid economic recovery.

Hong Kong’s restaurant scene regains old buzz as Sang Kee joins other operators in expansion drive amid economic recovery
29 Aug 2021 - 7:50PM
Digital economy surge pushes world’s most valuable companies to grow more than 40 per cent: Hurun

The world’s most valuable non-state-controlled companies saw their market value grow by more than 40 per cent from two years ago, driven by the surge in growth of the digital economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The world’s most valuable non-state-controlled companies saw their market value grow by more than 40 per cent from two years ago, driven by the surge in growth of the digital economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Digital economy surge pushes world’s most valuable companies to grow more than 40 per cent: Hurun
23 Aug 2021 - 11:08PM
Chinese tech stock sell-off: What money managers RBC, Vontobel, Amundi and Capital Group are doing with their cash

Here is what some of the biggest money managers in the US and Europe are saying about China’s regulatory crackdown and what they are doing with their money.

Here is what some of the biggest money managers in the US and Europe are saying about China’s regulatory crackdown and what they are doing with their money.

Chinese tech stock sell-off: What money managers RBC, Vontobel, Amundi and Capital Group are doing with their cash
20 Aug 2021 - 3:39PM
Beijing names WeChat and other apps for data flaws and shuts down fan club apps, as scrutiny ratchets up

Naming and shaming of Chinese apps by the central government has now become a regular occurrence, and the MIIT has upped its surveillance since 2019.

Naming and shaming of Chinese apps by the central government has now become a regular occurrence, and the MIIT has upped its surveillance since 2019.

Beijing names WeChat and other apps for data flaws and shuts down fan club apps, as scrutiny ratchets up
19 Aug 2021 - 10:43PM
More mainland Chinese landlords will open co-working spaces in Hong Kong as a low-risk route into the office sector, say analysts

Hui Wing-mau, the chairman of Shanghai-based Shimao Property Holdings, has just opened his new flexible working space in the world’s most expensive office building, The Center, in Hong Kong’s Central district.

Hui Wing-mau, the chairman of Shanghai-based Shimao Property Holdings, has just opened his new flexible working space in the world’s most expensive office building, The Center, in Hong Kong’s Central district.

More mainland Chinese landlords will open co-working spaces in Hong Kong as a low-risk route into the office sector, say analysts
19 Aug 2021 - 3:00PM
Hong Kong rents set to keep rising as record-breaking home prices force would-be buyers into leasing market

As the price of second-hand homes soar, some prospective buyers are electing to rent while they wait in the hopes that the market will eventually cool down, according to property agents.

As the price of second-hand homes soar, some prospective buyers are electing to rent while they wait in the hopes that the market will eventually cool down, according to property agents.

Hong Kong rents set to keep rising as record-breaking home prices force would-be buyers into leasing market
18 Aug 2021 - 7:45AM
Tokyo Olympics: from Sunisa Lee to Sky Brown among others, here’s what inspires these phenomenal young athletes

For International Youth Day, we’re looking at the motivations – such as supporting family or inspiring girls to skate – that fuel the dreams of elite Olympians who are also just teens and pre-teens.

For International Youth Day, we’re looking at the motivations – such as supporting family or inspiring girls to skate – that fuel the dreams of elite Olympians who are also just teens and pre-teens.

Tokyo Olympics: from Sunisa Lee to Sky Brown among others, here’s what inspires these phenomenal young athletes
12 Aug 2021 - 8:00AM
China’s EV war: Xpeng’s P5 electric car can now read traffic lights as it tops JD Power’s survey in outsmarting Tesla

Xpeng topped JD Power’s survey about car owners’ experience with 42 in-vehicle technologies, scoring 615 while Tesla came second at 597 and Li Auto was third at 577.

Xpeng topped JD Power’s survey about car owners’ experience with 42 in-vehicle technologies, scoring 615 while Tesla came second at 597 and Li Auto was third at 577.

China’s EV war: Xpeng’s P5 electric car can now read traffic lights as it tops JD Power’s survey in outsmarting Tesla
11 Aug 2021 - 10:16PM
Vipkid the latest Chinese education firm to cut student access to overseas tutors to comply with new policy

Tencent-backed Vipkid is the latest edtech firm to comply with strict new rules that ban Chinese students from working with overseas-based tutors.

Tencent-backed Vipkid is the latest edtech firm to comply with strict new rules that ban Chinese students from working with overseas-based tutors.

Vipkid the latest Chinese education firm to cut student access to overseas tutors to comply with new policy
10 Aug 2021 - 10:22PM
Vitasoy’s shares slide 10 per cent in the wake of profit warning sparked by incendiary stabbing incident

Analysts say investors need to take a longer view, wait for an improvement in sociopolitical conditions.

Analysts say investors need to take a longer view, wait for an improvement in sociopolitical conditions.

Vitasoy’s shares slide 10 per cent in the wake of profit warning sparked by incendiary stabbing incident
9 Aug 2021 - 7:51PM
How will Tokyo Olympic medallists from around the world spend their prize money?

Hong Kong companies accused of ‘piggybacking on the wins’ with lucrative rewards for Tokyo medal winners, but bumper windfalls will no doubt be welcome.

Hong Kong companies accused of ‘piggybacking on the wins’ with lucrative rewards for Tokyo medal winners, but bumper windfalls will no doubt be welcome.

How will Tokyo Olympic medallists from around the world spend their prize money?
9 Aug 2021 - 10:16PM
Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong pride for Sarah Lee’s bronze and best-ever Games medal haul

Hong Kong has completed its best-ever Olympics with six medals – one gold, two silver and three bronze – for a total of nine since the city’s debut in 1952.

Hong Kong has completed its best-ever Olympics with six medals – one gold, two silver and three bronze – for a total of nine since the city’s debut in 1952.

Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong pride for Sarah Lee’s bronze and best-ever Games medal haul
8 Aug 2021 - 3:26PM
Tokyo Olympics: why Quan Hongchan’s Guangdong is China’s cradle of world-class divers

The 14-year-old Tokyo Olympic champion Quan Hongchan is latest diving prodigy to emerge from southeastern Chinese province’s ‘dream team within the dream team’.

The 14-year-old Tokyo Olympic champion Quan Hongchan is latest diving prodigy to emerge from southeastern Chinese province’s ‘dream team within the dream team’.

Tokyo Olympics: why Quan Hongchan’s Guangdong is China’s cradle of world-class divers
16 Aug 2021 - 10:01AM
Tokyo Olympics: 7 athletes whose habits and hobbies have caught the eye of fans

Hmong-American gymnast Sunisa Lee, British diver Tom Daley and China’s table tennis star Ma Long are among those who have stories behind the success.

Hmong-American gymnast Sunisa Lee, British diver Tom Daley and China’s table tennis star Ma Long are among those who have stories behind the success.

Tokyo Olympics: 7 athletes whose habits and hobbies have caught the eye of fans
6 Aug 2021 - 11:10PM
Record prices of mid-sized Hong Kong flats driven by first-time buyers taking advantage of relaxed mortgage rules, say analysts

Homes measuring between 431 and 752 sq ft soared to record-breaking prices in June as couples and young families snapped up second-hand units in areas like the New Territories.

Homes measuring between 431 and 752 sq ft soared to record-breaking prices in June as couples and young families snapped up second-hand units in areas like the New Territories.

Record prices of mid-sized Hong Kong flats driven by first-time buyers taking advantage of relaxed mortgage rules, say analysts
4 Aug 2021 - 7:34AM
Hong Kong home prices stay flat in June as buyers take a breath after months of price increases

An index measuring the prices of second-hand homes stayed at 394.5, data from the Ratings and Valuation Department shows, just a whisker below the previous peak of 396.9 in May 2019.

An index measuring the prices of second-hand homes stayed at 394.5, data from the Ratings and Valuation Department shows, just a whisker below the previous peak of 396.9 in May 2019.

Hong Kong home prices stay flat in June as buyers take a breath after months of price increases
28 Jul 2021 - 8:54PM
New Territories homes lose their discounts to Kowloon as Hong Kong’s longest subway line closes distances and narrows price gaps

The price gap between Kowloon and New Territories has narrowed from HK$4,000 per square foot in 2010, to about HK$1,700 per square foot according to recent sales launches, agents said.

The price gap between Kowloon and New Territories has narrowed from HK$4,000 per square foot in 2010, to about HK$1,700 per square foot according to recent sales launches, agents said.

New Territories homes lose their discounts to Kowloon as Hong Kong’s longest subway line closes distances and narrows price gaps
21 Jul 2021 - 4:35PM
Hong Kong’s homes may set price record in one or two months as property buyers shrug aside talk of emigration, JPMorgan says

US investment bank JPMorgan said emigration has had little effect on Hong Kong’s property market, and that home prices were on course to set a record in a month or two’s time.

US investment bank JPMorgan said emigration has had little effect on Hong Kong’s property market, and that home prices were on course to set a record in a month or two’s time.

Hong Kong’s homes may set price record in one or two months as property buyers shrug aside talk of emigration, JPMorgan says
14 Jul 2021 - 9:40AM
Guangdong plans to build regional data centre in Shenzhen with coverage of Hong Kong and Macau

Guangdong province lays out Greater Bay Area data plans amid Beijing’s increasing scrutiny of data security and efforts to speed economic digitalisation.

Guangdong province lays out Greater Bay Area data plans amid Beijing’s increasing scrutiny of data security and efforts to speed economic digitalisation.

Guangdong plans to build regional data centre in Shenzhen with coverage of Hong Kong and Macau
14 Jul 2021 - 5:37AM
New World carried on selling flats at The Pavilia Farm III after concrete defects were found, as engineers didn’t deem them serious

The developer enjoyed two lively sales weekends after concrete defects were found in two blocks later earmarked for demolition because engineers didn’t deem them serious enough at the time.

The developer enjoyed two lively sales weekends after concrete defects were found in two blocks later earmarked for demolition because engineers didn’t deem them serious enough at the time.

New World carried on selling flats at The Pavilia Farm III after concrete defects were found, as engineers didn’t deem them serious
11 Jul 2021 - 10:42PM
Explainer | Here’s why Vitasoy needs to overcome the ‘Get out of mainland China’ boycott after stock market beating

Vitasoy shares plunged 10 per cent last week in the aftermath of a leaked internal memo and a backlash by consumers in mainland China. Can the firm behind the city’s venerable brand tame the crisis?

Vitasoy shares plunged 10 per cent last week in the aftermath of a leaked internal memo and a backlash by consumers in mainland China. Can the firm behind the city’s venerable brand tame the crisis?

Here’s why Vitasoy needs to overcome the ‘Get out of mainland China’ boycott after stock market beating
11 Jul 2021 - 12:01PM
Hong Kong property market to remain resilient even in the midst of exodus, Reda chief Keith Kerr says

Hong Kong is unlikely to see a significant impact on housing demand from the growing emigration wave, according to the head of Reda, joining a chorus of analysts who expect prices to continue rising.

Hong Kong is unlikely to see a significant impact on housing demand from the growing emigration wave, according to the head of Reda, joining a chorus of analysts who expect prices to continue rising.

Hong Kong property market to remain resilient even in the midst of exodus, Reda chief Keith Kerr says
29 Jun 2021 - 7:16PM
Hong Kong’s second-hand home prices soar to a 23-month high as property bull run feeds on cheap money

The latest data shows how Hong Kong’s housing market has regained its footing to resume its bull run, as trillions of dollars of low-interest capital unleashed by global central banks found their way into fixed assets.

The latest data shows how Hong Kong’s housing market has regained its footing to resume its bull run, as trillions of dollars of low-interest capital unleashed by global central banks found their way into fixed assets.

Hong Kong’s second-hand home prices soar to a 23-month high as property bull run feeds on cheap money
28 Jun 2021 - 10:36PM
Digital vaccine passports: how blockchain and QR codes can revive international travel if regulation can catch up

Cryptographic technologies, such as digital signatures and blockchain, are being used to ensure that health records are authentic, secure and private.

Cryptographic technologies, such as digital signatures and blockchain, are being used to ensure that health records are authentic, secure and private.

Digital vaccine passports: how blockchain and QR codes can revive international travel if regulation can catch up
28 Jun 2021 - 7:00AM
HSBC, Standard Chartered say border reopening, finding talent key to their Greater Bay Area expansion plans

HSBC and Standard Chartered, which have announced big expansion plans in the Greater Bay Area, want cross-border travel restrictions to ease as they face headwinds from the pandemic.

HSBC and Standard Chartered, which have announced big expansion plans in the Greater Bay Area, want cross-border travel restrictions to ease as they face headwinds from the pandemic.

HSBC, Standard Chartered say border reopening, finding talent key to their Greater Bay Area expansion plans
17 Jun 2021 - 6:49PM
Hong Kong’s cheques are heading for the dust heap of history even if branches remain in the age of virtual banks

Branch will not disappear but their roles will change to customer services as customers shift to digital banking amid pandemic, bankers said.

Branch will not disappear but their roles will change to customer services as customers shift to digital banking amid pandemic, bankers said.

Hong Kong’s cheques are heading for the dust heap of history even if branches remain in the age of virtual banks
17 Jun 2021 - 9:30AM