Hong Kong shares end down, casinos slump

HONG KONG - Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Friday after a three ... cash mainland Chinese gamblers could withdraw from ATMs in the gaming city of Macau. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.44 percent, or 100.86 points, to 22,760.98. The benchmark Shanghai ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong leader CY Leung not to seek re-election

Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung has said he will not seek re-election in March, citing family reasons for the surprise announcement. Speaking at a news conference, Mr Leung said: "If I run my family will suffer an intolerable stress." Mr Leung has often ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong's growing garbage epidemic

Plastic and junk are piling up on Hong Kong's beaches as the city earns the unwelcome label of being one of the biggest litter creators in the world. As Tara Joseph reports, the government has been slow to respond. Reuters is the news and media division of ... ( read original story ...)

Private bank Edmond De Rothschild to close Hong Kong operations

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Swiss private bank Edmond de Rothschild (RLD.S) is closing its Hong Kong operations, the bank said in a statement on Thursday, confirming a Reuters report. The Geneva-based bank and money manager, which had assets of 167 billion Swiss ... ( read original story ...)