The Commissioner’s Office of China’s Foreign Ministry has asked consulates in Hong Kong for information on the buildings they use.  Photo: May Tse.
Hong Kong politics
Beijing asks consulates to supply details on Hong Kong properties
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Chinese foreign ministry seeks details on properties used by consulates and international organisations.

The Commissioner’s Office of China’s Foreign Ministry has asked consulates in Hong Kong for information on the buildings they use.  Photo: May Tse.
Beijing asks consulates to supply details on Hong Kong properties

Chinese foreign ministry seeks details on properties used by consulates and international organisations.

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Hong Kong pension fund loses record HK$258.9 billion this year

Analysts expect the MPF to bounce back in the fourth quarter after the value of its assets dropped below HK$1 trillion for the first time in two years amid soaring global inflation and interest rates.

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Free reassessment for Hongkongers affected by fake jabs exemption raids

Announcement comes after criticism of sweeping move to wipe out more than half of exemptions in use citywide, following police operations against seven doctors.

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The MPF’s performance equates to a loss of HK$56,500 per person. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong pension fund loses record HK$258.9 billion this year

Analysts expect the MPF to bounce back in the fourth quarter after the value of its assets dropped below HK$1 trillion for the first time in two years amid soaring global inflation and interest rates.

1 hour ago
Coronavirus Hong Kong
Free reassessment for Hongkongers affected by fake jabs exemption raids

Announcement comes after criticism of sweeping move to wipe out more than half of exemptions in use citywide, following police operations against seven doctors.

Announcement comes after criticism of sweeping move to wipe out more than half of exemptions in use citywide, following police operations against seven doctors.

1 hour ago
Hong Kong property
Soaring interest rates scupper SF Reit’s goal of doubling assets to US$1.5b

The first real estate investment trust in Hong Kong to focus on logistics properties will not be able to achieve the target of doubling its portfolio within two years of listing because interest rates have increased sharply, CEO admits.

The first real estate investment trust in Hong Kong to focus on logistics properties will not be able to achieve the target of doubling its portfolio within two years of listing because interest rates have increased sharply, CEO admits.

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Cancer scare in food tests: Hong Kong consumer watchdog responds to criticism

Consumer Council chief executive Gilly Wong speaks to Post about watchdog’s reports on carcinogens in food and the lack of subsequent action.

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Cancer scare in food tests: Hong Kong consumer watchdog responds to criticism
Hong Kong home prices could nosedive 30 per cent by end of 2023

Goldman Sachs issues a pessimistic revision of an earlier forecast that predicted a 20 per cent decline, saying that high interest rates will continue to reduce affordability and keep investors away.

6 hours ago
Hong Kong home prices could nosedive 30 per cent by end of 2023
Soaring interest rates scupper SF Reit’s goal of doubling assets to US$1.5b

The first real estate investment trust in Hong Kong to focus on logistics properties will not be able to achieve the target of doubling its portfolio within two years of listing because interest rates have increased sharply, CEO admits.

4 hours ago
Cancer scare in food tests: Hong Kong consumer watchdog responds to criticism

Consumer Council chief executive Gilly Wong speaks to Post about watchdog’s reports on carcinogens in food and the lack of subsequent action.

4 hours ago
Hong Kong home prices could nosedive 30 per cent by end of 2023

Goldman Sachs issues a pessimistic revision of an earlier forecast that predicted a 20 per cent decline, saying that high interest rates will continue to reduce affordability and keep investors away.

6 hours ago
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Explainer | Hong Kong is finally axing hotel quarantine – here’s what you need to know

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

24 Sep 2022 - 2:18PM
Explainer | Hong Kong is easing quarantine rules for arrivals: here’s what you need to know

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

9 Aug 2022 - 5:03PM
Explainer | What you need to know about Hong Kong’s new health code system for Covid cases

Health authorities say update for ‘Leave Home Safe’ app will rely on traffic-light style electronic system.

Health authorities say update for ‘Leave Home Safe’ app will rely on traffic-light style electronic system.

13 Jul 2022 - 10:42AM
A man rides a bicycle through Causeway Bay on September 15. Keeping elderly people physically and socially active could help Hong Kong ease some of the costs of its increasingly aged population. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Opinion | Healthcare and policy reform can help Hong Kong age more gracefully

Cultural and economic factors make the trend of an ageing population hard to remedy, but Hong Kong can ease its burden. Keeping the elderly working and socially active, reforming the healthcare sector and incentivising couples to have children are among the city’s options.

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Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?
Opinion | Reimagine Hong Kong’s approach to win over global tech talent

Hong Kong is already trailing the likes of Shenzhen and Singapore, so it needs to go all out to become competitive again. Apart from offering subsidies and allowances, the city could also roll out a mentorship programme, widen internship opportunities and provide more versatile training

Hong Kong is already trailing the likes of Shenzhen and Singapore, so it needs to go all out to become competitive again. Apart from offering subsidies and allowances, the city could also roll out a mentorship programme, widen internship opportunities and provide more versatile training

5 Oct 2022 - 8:30AM
Reimagine Hong Kong’s approach to win over global tech talent

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