HK online rental platform finalist in global startup contest

Like startups involved in artificial intelligence, real estate-focused new technology businesses also have opportunities to showcase their strengths at a global event, a fact that a Hong Kong firm will readily attest. SnapFlat, an online rental platform ... ( read original story ...)

Tencent leads Hang Seng lower ahead of likely U.S. rate hike

The top gainers among H-shares were PetroChina Co Ltd up 1.17 percent, followed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd ... 30.90 percent over the Hong Kong-listed H-shares. ** The price-to-earnings ratio of the Hang Seng index was 13.21 as of ... ( read original story ...)

U.K. banker back in Hong Kong court to appeal murder conviction

HONG KONG - A British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women appeared in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday in a bid to appeal his conviction. Lawyers for Rurik Jutting presented their arguments in the semiautonomous ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong investors go defensive in $3bn property auction

When former South Korean president Park Geun-hye went to a Seoul prison cell last spring, many residents of Hong Kong could only express envy. The 125 sq ft in which she was incarcerated is bigger than many Hong Kong flats. And yet, Hong Kong grows ever ... ( read original story ...)