Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court has sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in jail in a contempt case stemming from the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" protests. The 21-year-old Wong was among activists who learned their punishment in Hong Kong ... ( read original story ...)

Global stocks boom: Hong Kong hits record closing high

"The nickname for the Hang Seng is now the Tencent index." Share prices have also been buoyed by renewed optimism over the Chinese economy, and a torrent of money from mainland China flowing into big stocks like bank HSBC (FTRXX), Wong said. Hong Kong ... ( read original story ...)