John Lee Ka-chiu, a former policeman, was elected Hong Kong's chief executive in 2022.
Authorities release final figure nearly eight hours after polling closed for 88 seats contested by pro-establishment candidates.
City’s 4.3 million registered voters had a chance to pick 88 of 470 members of 18 district councils.
After top US official says US-sanctioned leader would not have been welcomed in the country, Chief Executive’s Office says it’s ‘indisputable fact’ he received invitation to attend gathering.
Approval of two medications for metastatic colorectal cancer comes month after government introduces streamlined mechanism to assent to new drugs.
Hong Kong is ideally placed to serve as a bridge between China and the Middle East, with the city’s capital market and government’s focus on tech and innovation acting as catalysts, FII conference participants say.
Fang Jianming, deputy commissioner of China’s foreign ministry arm in city, says locally based centre of Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation a major plus.
Chief Executive John Lee says police will ‘consolidate experience’ over their handling of case, after activist Agnes Chow flees city for Canada.
Chief Executive John Lee urges residents not to belittle themselves or city’s economic progress since emerging from ‘haze of pandemic’.
Zheng Yanxiong says innovation, green development and transforming the economy into an open and shared one are among key concepts.
Hong Kong businessmen are making a splash in the desert with innovative ideas in a variety of sectors.
Chief Executive John Lee urges residents to remember city still a financial powerhouse, and reveals he plans to visit Europe to open up business opportunities.
Officials who said earlier that voter turnout did not matter appear to have had a change of heart.
About 90 per cent of flats on offer this weekend at Yoho West, a joint project between SHKP and MTR Corp, are expected to be sold, according to agency estimates.
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.
Adjustment of requirements for tenants of transitional housing aims ‘to promote fertility and create a childbearing environment’, government spokesman says.
Judge hearing High Court challenge against need for municipal bodies’ backing for candidates suggests process may prejudice chances for some.
Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry says one stop shop for biomedical trials would mean end to ‘lack of communication’ between different bodies.
City leader John Lee says regulator powers may be bolstered, after watchdog explains it cannot close Hounax platform at centre of alleged HK$148 million scam.
Four-day visit marks the first time in more than a decade that Chinese astronauts have toured Hong Kong.
Government says its has logged 761 applications for new HK$20,000 baby bonuses introduced last month as part of city leader’s policy address.
Zheng Yanxiong, director of central government’s liaison office, tells Hong Kong Financial Forum city’s international character is the source of its confidence.
Extreme weather will become more common, with rainfall of 230mm in an hour possible and 50 per cent more very hot nights, researchers say.
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.
City leader John Lee says overhaul of municipal bodies will help the government better understand people’s needs, calls on civil servants to lead by example and vote.
Chief Executive John Lee says he despises ‘unreasonable’ sanctions on him, describing them as form of bullying.