Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' dream of better life

But her future is uncertain as her refugee parents fight for a new life abroad after they sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. The story of how impoverished refugees helped Snowden evade authorities in 2013 only emerged in ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Property Shares Turn Toxic as Mortgage Costs Spike

Hong Kong’s property developers are fast falling out of favor among investors as surging mortgage costs and punitive taxes threaten to choke home sales. A gauge of real estate companies traded on the city’s stock market has tumbled 13 percent this ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks plunge on Fed rate hike woe

Shares tumbled in Hong Kong Thursday, led by property firms, after the Federal Reserve lifted interest rates and indicated a further three hikes are likely next year. The Hang Seng Index dived 1.77 percent, or 397.22 points, to 22,059.40 at the close. ( read original story ...)