David Beckham Mistakes Hongkong For China, Infuriating Citizens

Football star and the other half of the iconic Beckham couple David Beckham received immense backlash from Hongkong citizens after he shared a Facebook status as having enjoyed his time in China when he was in Hongkong for two days. According to Indian ... ( read original story ...)

China convicts 2 activists who supported Hong Kong protests

BEIJING — Two Chinese rights activists who were detained after they supported pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in 2014 were convicted and sentenced Friday on charges of inciting subversion of state power, their lawyer said. The convictions of women's ... ( read original story ...)

Two Hong Kong democracy activists jailed in southern China

The verdict made no mention of Hong Kong. At least four other Chinese activists who have been put behind bars for supporting Hong Kong's large pro-democracy, "umbrella movement" protests in 2014. At least 100 people in China had been detained for voicing ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks fall despite solid China economic data

Reaction was largely muted to news that activity in China's manufacturing sector, as measured by the official purchasing managers' index (PMI), expanded at the fastest pace in nearly five years in March, beating expectations. Linus Yip, a Hong Kong-based ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong activist jailed over Umbrella Movement protest

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong democracy activist was jailed Thursday over Umbrella Movement mass protests while nine more campaigners face charges, as fears grow that freedoms are under threat in the semi-autonomous city. The cases come days after pro-Beijing ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong offers a loophole to China's ivory ban

As Reuters Farah Master reports, Hong Kong may be the biggest obstacle in the crackdown. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks edge down at open

HONG KONG: Shares were barely moved in early Hong Kong trade Friday as investors brushed off a positive lead from Wall Street and another improvement in Chinese factory activity. The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.05 percent, or 12.57 points, to 24,288.52. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong's drawndown mortgage loans in Feb fall 16 pct on month

March 31 (Reuters) - New mortgage loans drawn down in Hong Kong totalled HK$21.1 billion in February, down 16 percent from a month earlier, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) data showed on Friday. Following is the breakdown of data from the authority ... ( read original story ...)

BOC Hong Kong : 2016 Annual Report (non-printed version)

This version of the 2016 Annual Report will be replaced by the printed version available around mid April 2017. BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited ("the Company") was incorporated in Hong Kong on 12 September 2001 to hold the entire equity interest of Bank ... ( read original story ...)

Sinopec Mulls Hong Kong, Shanghai Retail Unit IPO in 2018

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is considering a dual listing for its retail business, which could take place next year, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The world’s biggest oil refiner, known as Sinopec, is mulling a plan to sell ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan and Hong Kong: two cultures, one trip

Everyone knows that Hong Kong is the vibrant financial hub of Asia and that Taiwan leads the world with delicious rice noodles and the best cycling environment. But did you know that both destinations offer amazing scenery, trails, and golden beaches along ... ( read original story ...)