Government is hoping to tap into wealthy Middle Eastern markets and diversify Hong Kong’s economy after three years of pandemic curbs and uneasy US-China ties.
With US-sanctioned leader unable to attend, finance chief went in his place, allowing city to show dignity in face of US derision and its keenness to repair ties, experts say.
Legal experts say reciprocal cross-border legal rulings change will cut costs associated with re-litigation and offer better business deal safeguards.
‘Rival candidates’ from same party share similar campaign messages, Post check of poll website shows.
The summit came just a day before Hong Kong inaugurated an academy to provide financial and skills training in wealth management to support the family-office industry.
Undersecretary for Health Libby Lee says authorities aware of concerns the pests may end up in city, but tells residents that they pose little danger.
Government says it will turn two schools near Sheung Shui MTR station into polling sites for December 10 vote.
Political veterans Tam Yiu-chung, Regina Ip and Lau Siu-kai say sanctions may trigger ‘fallback measures’ included in security law for cases to be tried over border.
Commerce minister Wang Wentao says Hong Kong should cultivate new growth points in digitalisation and green trade.
Commerce chief Algernon Yau says Hong Kong should work harder to lure tourists.
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Algernon Yau brushes aside worries, pointing to his talks with American firms that are optimistic about city.
Several centrist parties disappointed over results as most candidates fails to secure enough nominations.
Some pro-establishment groups have also complained that revamped electoral rules made it harder for their members to join the December 10 race.
‘My wife drowned while on her way to see the fireworks 11 years ago. How can I enjoy fireworks on the same day?’ a victim’s husband says.
Source says suspect is Wong Sheung-yin, 23-year-old director of over-the-counter shop Money Lupin, as alleged losses in case reach HK$1.5 billion.
The SFC is walking back on its reluctance to publish the names of cryptocurrency platform applicants in the face of public backlash over JPEX’s debacle.
Rescuers find pair, aged 63 and 61, underground at work site; families call for answers as men meant to finish work on Saturday afternoon, but alarm raised next morning.
Justice Department lawyers insist ban can be implemented without ‘chilling effect’ highlighted in original refusal of injunction against song by High Court.
Joseph Lam addresses the media over his involvement in cryptocurrency platform JPEX, which is at the centre of city’s largest alleged scam of its kind.
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre and Hong Kong-Middle East Business Chamber sign memorandum of understanding amid efforts to bolster locations’ commercial ties.
Authorities issue strongly worded statement, hitting back at claims made over rights and freedoms in Britain’s latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong.
Policy aligns with mainland China’s treatment of diplomatic offices and requires locally hired consulate staff in Hong Kong to provide data such as home addresses and ID card numbers.
Public and lawmakers attack government handling of crisis caused by ‘once-in-500-years’ rainstorm that paralysed parts of city.
Government efforts seen to be in stark contrast with show of vigilance against Super Typhoon Saola a week earlier.
Promotional effort to take place in three stages – Mid-Autumn Festival at end of September, Christmas and Lunar New Year in February.
Academics revamp teaching, while students who do not acknowledge AI help with assignments will face penalties.
Andrew Chan, chairman of Societas Linguistica Hongkongensis, says five officers from National Security Department raided his father’s flat last week.
US State Department earlier accused Hong Kong authorities of ongoing harassment of family members of five wanted activists and jailed opposition figure Joshua Wong.
Home affairs minister Alice Mak says authorities offered ‘friendly reminders’ to eatery after residents raised concerns about mural being linked to 2019 protests.
While ban applies to Hong Kong, most local start-ups are not operating in targeted areas, but they may need to rethink their fundraising approach, experts warn.