Harvey Kong

Harvey Kong

Graduate trainee

Harvey is a Graduate Trainee reporter at the Post. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a double major in Journalism and Politics and Public Administration.

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Burberry joins Prada, La Perla in exiting Hong Kong’s Russell Street, once the world’s most expensive retail rental strip

Burberry, which has had a presence on Russell Street since 2012, does not plan to renew the lease for its flagship store when it expires next year, sources say.

Burberry, which has had a presence on Russell Street since 2012, does not plan to renew the lease for its flagship store when it expires next year, sources say.

Burberry joins Prada, La Perla in exiting Hong Kong’s Russell Street, once the world’s most expensive retail rental strip
24 Nov 2021 - 4:29PM
Hong Kong-based cancer diagnostics providers ACT Genomics and Sanomics merge

The combined group will provide oncology tests for clinical applications and assist pharmaceutical companies in diagnostics development and drug discovery.

The combined group will provide oncology tests for clinical applications and assist pharmaceutical companies in diagnostics development and drug discovery.

Hong Kong-based cancer diagnostics providers ACT Genomics and Sanomics merge
23 Nov 2021 - 12:30AM
Greater Bay Area start-ups optimistic about revenue growth, according to observers, survey by HKTDC and HSBC

The survey, which polled 308 firms from sectors such as new economy, information technology and hardware and biotechnology, was conducted between August and September and aimed to assess the start-up ecosystem in the Greater Bay Area.

The survey, which polled 308 firms from sectors such as new economy, information technology and hardware and biotechnology, was conducted between August and September and aimed to assess the start-up ecosystem in the Greater Bay Area.

Greater Bay Area start-ups optimistic about revenue growth, according to observers, survey by HKTDC and HSBC
16 Nov 2021 - 5:30PM
Almost 100-year-old Chinese museum taps Alipay, ‘blind boxes’ and live-streams to ride out Covid-19

“Due to the effects of the pandemic, we have sped up the progress and the exploration of our digitisation projects,” said Song Hua, the director of Henan Museum’s culture and creative office.

“Due to the effects of the pandemic, we have sped up the progress and the exploration of our digitisation projects,” said Song Hua, the director of Henan Museum’s culture and creative office.

Almost 100-year-old Chinese museum taps Alipay, ‘blind boxes’ and live-streams to ride out Covid-19
16 Nov 2021 - 11:20AM
Citibank survey shows Hongkongers less optimistic about home price rises, points to downward adjustment

Hong Kong home prices might see a downward adjustment after peaking in August, as fewer Hongkongers remained optimistic about price increases in the coming year, Citibank said on Thursday.

Hong Kong home prices might see a downward adjustment after peaking in August, as fewer Hongkongers remained optimistic about price increases in the coming year, Citibank said on Thursday.

Citibank survey shows Hongkongers less optimistic about home price rises, points to downward adjustment
12 Nov 2021 - 9:45AM
Hong Kong firm Far East Consortium’s mortgage arm eyes market Down Under, acquires stake in local non-banking lender

BC Invest, the mortgage arm of Hong Kong-based developer Far East Consortium has acquired a 53 per cent stake in Australian non-banking lender Mortgageport as part of a strategic partnership.

BC Invest, the mortgage arm of Hong Kong-based developer Far East Consortium has acquired a 53 per cent stake in Australian non-banking lender Mortgageport as part of a strategic partnership.

Hong Kong firm Far East Consortium’s mortgage arm eyes market Down Under, acquires stake in local non-banking lender
9 Nov 2021 - 7:14PM
Mobile gaming, blockchain unicorn Animoca Brands targets ‘open metaverse’ investors with latest fundraising

The mobile gaming and blockchain start-up Animoca Brands is seeking another round of funding as it vies to compete in the metaverse, its president said.

The mobile gaming and blockchain start-up Animoca Brands is seeking another round of funding as it vies to compete in the metaverse, its president said.

Mobile gaming, blockchain unicorn Animoca Brands targets ‘open metaverse’ investors with latest fundraising
3 Nov 2021 - 1:30PM
Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based mobile gaming and blockchain unicorn, raises US$65 million as valuation doubles to US$2.1 billion

Mobile gaming and blockchain start-up Animoca Brands attracted investment from Ubisoft Entertainment, Sequoia Capital China and Dragonfly Capital among others in its second round of fundraising.

Mobile gaming and blockchain start-up Animoca Brands attracted investment from Ubisoft Entertainment, Sequoia Capital China and Dragonfly Capital among others in its second round of fundraising.

Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based mobile gaming and blockchain unicorn, raises US$65 million as valuation doubles to US$2.1 billion
21 Oct 2021 - 10:33PM
Developer bets on Asian buyers to make a beeline for Andermatt resort property in the Swiss Alps as travel restrictions ease

The developer is betting on the lifting of travel restrictions in Europe and the United States, as vaccination rates increase around the world and Covid-19 infections diminish.

The developer is betting on the lifting of travel restrictions in Europe and the United States, as vaccination rates increase around the world and Covid-19 infections diminish.

Developer bets on Asian buyers to make a beeline for Andermatt resort property in the Swiss Alps as travel restrictions ease
20 Oct 2021 - 9:00AM
Explainer | China is sending 3 more astronauts into orbit on Shenzhou 13. Who and what else is in space?

Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu will replace the first crew of three at the Tiangong space station.

Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu will replace the first crew of three at the Tiangong space station.

China is sending 3 more astronauts into orbit on Shenzhou 13. Who and what else is in space?
15 Oct 2021 - 12:17PM
Chinese developer Greenland Holdings’ tourism unit sets up Asia-Pacific hub in Singapore

Greenland Hotel and Tourism Group, which operates more than 50 hotels in 60 cities globally, including Bangkok and Chiba, this week announced the launch of its overseas operations centre in the Lion City.

Greenland Hotel and Tourism Group, which operates more than 50 hotels in 60 cities globally, including Bangkok and Chiba, this week announced the launch of its overseas operations centre in the Lion City.

Chinese developer Greenland Holdings’ tourism unit sets up Asia-Pacific hub in Singapore
15 Oct 2021 - 9:48PM
Hong Kong’s office rental market shows signs of recovery as more space is taken up than vacated for first time in two years

The three months to September saw ‘net absorption’ for the first time in two years, meaning more space was taken up than vacated, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

The three months to September saw ‘net absorption’ for the first time in two years, meaning more space was taken up than vacated, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

Hong Kong’s office rental market shows signs of recovery as more space is taken up than vacated for first time in two years
12 Oct 2021 - 10:48PM
China orders citizens engaged in illegal activities in Myanmar to come home to face the music – but Covid-19 controls leave them stuck in limbo

More than 10,000 people, many suspected of involvement in phone and internet scams, are stuck across the border waiting to surrender to the authorities.

More than 10,000 people, many suspected of involvement in phone and internet scams, are stuck across the border waiting to surrender to the authorities.

China orders citizens engaged in illegal activities in Myanmar to come home to face the music – but Covid-19 controls leave them stuck in limbo
2 Oct 2021 - 9:01PM
Chinese officials told to get Delta outbreak under control before National Day holiday

Harbin records 15 new cases in its worst day of outbreak, while an overall decrease is reported in Fujian province.

Harbin records 15 new cases in its worst day of outbreak, while an overall decrease is reported in Fujian province.

Chinese officials told to get Delta outbreak under control before National Day holiday
24 Sep 2021 - 11:13PM
Citywide Covid-19 tests ordered in Harbin as China’s latest cluster grows

Vaccinations suspended for three days as authorities aim to test all residents over the next 48 hours.

Vaccinations suspended for three days as authorities aim to test all residents over the next 48 hours.

Citywide Covid-19 tests ordered in Harbin as China’s latest cluster grows
22 Sep 2021 - 9:34PM
China records 42 new cases in Fujian’s Covid-19 Delta outbreak

Rise comes a day after the province saw its lowest number of daily infections in seven days as Mid-Autumn Festival begins.

Rise comes a day after the province saw its lowest number of daily infections in seven days as Mid-Autumn Festival begins.

China records 42 new cases in Fujian’s Covid-19 Delta outbreak
21 Sep 2021 - 10:57PM
China’s Delta outbreak slows as Fujian reports falling case numbers

The 28 local cases reported on Sunday are the lowest daily tally in the past seven days of the outbreak.

The 28 local cases reported on Sunday are the lowest daily tally in the past seven days of the outbreak.

China’s Delta outbreak slows as Fujian reports falling case numbers
20 Sep 2021 - 10:42PM
Explainer | Can I travel to mainland China? A guide to entry restrictions, documents, and vaccination and testing requirements

China has a zero-tolerance approach to the coronavirus and closed its borders to most international travel.

China has a zero-tolerance approach to the coronavirus and closed its borders to most international travel.

Can I travel to mainland China? A guide to entry restrictions, documents, and vaccination and testing requirements
25 Nov 2021 - 3:25PM
Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in hospital isolation

DC says the outbreak might have started with a man infected during centralised quarantine rather than someone bringing it into the country.

DC says the outbreak might have started with a man infected during centralised quarantine rather than someone bringing it into the country.

Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in hospital isolation
17 Sep 2021 - 3:18PM
Chinese farmers recreate Bronze Age gold mask on rice fields spanning 75 football pitches

Farmers planted three types of rice to ‘paint’ a living replica of gold mask unearthed at massive archaeological site in Sichuan province earlier this year.

Farmers planted three types of rice to ‘paint’ a living replica of gold mask unearthed at massive archaeological site in Sichuan province earlier this year.

Chinese farmers recreate Bronze Age gold mask on rice fields spanning 75 football pitches
11 Sep 2021 - 9:13PM
Chinese military ‘not afraid of suffering, death’ after US vows to intimidate enemies

China’s forces will not be cowed, spokesman says, citing Korean war and shooting down of US aircraft in the 1960s.

China’s forces will not be cowed, spokesman says, citing Korean war and shooting down of US aircraft in the 1960s.

Chinese military ‘not afraid of suffering, death’ after US vows to intimidate enemies
31 Aug 2021 - 10:57PM
Sinovac sends half a million Covid-19 vaccines to Algeria in its first Covax shipment

Delivered via the global sharing scheme, the jabs were bought by Unicef under a deal for Sinovac to supply it with up to 200 million doses this year.

Delivered via the global sharing scheme, the jabs were bought by Unicef under a deal for Sinovac to supply it with up to 200 million doses this year.

Sinovac sends half a million Covid-19 vaccines to Algeria in its first Covax shipment
31 Aug 2021 - 7:58PM
Explainer | What difference will China’s new legal aid law make for its citizens?

The new legislation, to come into effect in January, is touted as another major step towards China becoming a rule-of-law country by 2035.

The new legislation, to come into effect in January, is touted as another major step towards China becoming a rule-of-law country by 2035.

What difference will China’s new legal aid law make for its citizens?
30 Aug 2021 - 5:00AM
Chinese envoy speaks to Meng Wanzhou by phone, sends message for Canada to rectify ‘serious mistake’

‘Any action to bully or oppress the Chinese people will be met with a painful strike,’ Cong Peiwu tells detained Huawei executive.

‘Any action to bully or oppress the Chinese people will be met with a painful strike,’ Cong Peiwu tells detained Huawei executive.

Chinese envoy speaks to Meng Wanzhou by phone, sends message for Canada to rectify ‘serious mistake’
26 Aug 2021 - 11:07PM
Coronavirus: China sticks to ‘zero tolerance’ stand on Delta variant

The strategy has worked before and can work again as the country confronts cases across the country, senior health official says.

The strategy has worked before and can work again as the country confronts cases across the country, senior health official says.

Coronavirus: China sticks to ‘zero tolerance’ stand on Delta variant
7 Aug 2021 - 1:56AM
Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong crowds celebrate Siobhan Haughey’s second silver – but not everyone cheers Chinese flag

Fans gather in their hundreds across the city to watch swimmer Siobhan Haughey become the first Hong Kong athlete to win two medals at the Olympic Games.

Fans gather in their hundreds across the city to watch swimmer Siobhan Haughey become the first Hong Kong athlete to win two medals at the Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Hong Kong crowds celebrate Siobhan Haughey’s second silver – but not everyone cheers Chinese flag
30 Jul 2021 - 5:38PM
China retail sales get 3 trillion yuan boost as personalised marketing grows via ‘private traffic’ in chat groups

WeChat groups, run by foreign and Chinese firms alike, have become crucial marketing tools for reaching new consumers and building brand loyalty in a post-pandemic China.

WeChat groups, run by foreign and Chinese firms alike, have become crucial marketing tools for reaching new consumers and building brand loyalty in a post-pandemic China.

China retail sales get 3 trillion yuan boost as personalised marketing grows via ‘private traffic’ in chat groups
8 Jul 2021 - 2:52PM