HK-Champagne deal signed

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has signed a deal to boost Hong Kong's wine business with Champagne, France. The deal will facilitate co-operation in wine education and training, culinary arts, tourism and trading activities. ( read original story ...)

BRIEF-ICBC posts Q1 financial results

Says non-performing loans ratio at 1.59 percent at end-March * Says capital adequacy ratio at 12.98 percent at end-March Source text in English: bit.ly/2oSaQJN Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.8972 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom) ( read original story ...)

$3 Million at Stake in Entrepreneur Fund Startup Challenge

The Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund Thursday kicked off a $3 million startup competition to help young companies build up their businesses and promote Hong Kong as a center for innovation and entrepreneurialism. In conjunction with Hong Kong Cyberport ... ( read original story ...)