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Number of visitors to HK remains low
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) The number of inbound visitors to Hong Kong remained at a low level in June as restrictions over cross-border travel were still in place amid the Covid-19 epidemic.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Tech giants threaten to quit HK over proposed data laws
Hong Kong, July 6 (IANS) Facebook, Twitter and Google have warned the Hong Kong government that they could stop operating in the territory if officials proceed with planned changes to data protection laws that could make them liable for the malicious sharing of individuals' information online, The WSJ reported.
2021-07-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
HK to suspend passenger flights from Britain
Hong Kong, June 29 (IANS) The Hong Kong government has announced that from July 1, all passenger flights from Britain will be suspended in view of the latest Covid-19 situation in the latter country.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Hong Kong's longest railway line to open fully
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) Tuen Ma Line, the longest railway line in Hong Kong, will fully open on Sunday, running through the eastern and western New Territories and Kowloon.
2021-06-27
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK to tighten quarantine requirements for UK arrivals
Hong Kong, June 25 (IANS) The Hong Kong government announced that the quarantine requirements for persons arriving from the UK will be tightened from June 28.
2021-06-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK's tabloid Apple Daily announces closure
Hong Kong, June 23 (IANS) In a major setback to media freedom in Hong Kong, its largest pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily has announced its closure.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Media,Politics
Pfizer Covid vax provides higher antibody levels than Sinovac: Study
Hong Kong, June 20 (IANS) People who got Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine showed "substantially higher" levels of antibodies compared to those who received China's Sinovac shots, according to a new study.
2021-06-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Carrie Lam urges HK residents to get vaccinated
Hong Kong, June 13 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Sunday urged residents of the city to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in an effort to allow the global financial hub to return to normal at an early date.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
New Covid wave in Asia to worsen global chip shortage: Report
Hong Kong, June 13 (IANS) A fresh wave of Covid-19 in Asia where vaccination is still in early stages can further worsen the global chip supply chain, the media reported.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy,Technology
Jimmy Lai appears in HK court again for illegal assembly
Hong Kong, June 12 (IANS) Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai has again appeared in a court here along with 19 other defendants for their involvement in an illegal assembly in 2020.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Organiser of HK Tiananmen Square massacre vigil arrested
Hong Kong, June 4 (IANS) Chow Hang Tung, vice-chairwoman of the group responsible for organising a banned candlelit vigil in Hong Kong last year to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, was arrested on Friday.
2021-06-04
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Cargo ship catches fire in HK
Hong Kong, June 3 (IANS) A fire broke out aboard a cargo ship in the waters south of Tsing Yi in Hong Kong. local time, according to the government.
2021-06-03
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 1mn HK residents fully inoculated against Covid
Hong Kong, May 31 (IANS) About 1 million Hong Kong residents have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 since the city began its inoculation drive against the virus on February 26, according to authorities.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Hong Kong's 4th Covid wave ends: Expert
Hong Kong, May 30 (IANS) Yuen Kwok-yung, a government adviser and professor of the University of Hong Kong, said that after reviewing some recent confirmed Covid cases, it is believed that the fourth wave of the pandemic in the city has ended.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine,Politics
HK residents will require vaccination to travel
Hong Kong, May 23 (IANS) Hong Kong residents will need to get vaccinated against Covid-19 if they want to travel abroad, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on on Sunday.
2021-05-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK Disneyland posts $348mn net loss
Hong Kong, May 18 (IANS) The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has reported a net loss of HK$2.7 billion ($348 million) in the fiscal year 2020 as its theme park was closed for nearly 60 per cent of the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK to shorten quarantine period for vaccinated visitors
Hong Kong, May 8 (IANS) Hong Kong will shorten the quarantine period from May 12 for inbound visitors who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Jailed HK activist sentenced to further 10 months
Hong Kong, May 6 (IANS) Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was on Thursday sentenced to another 10 months in prison for taking part in an unsanctioned protest last year to mark the anniversary of China's crackdown on the democracy movement on June 4, 1989.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Hong Kong's jobless rate retreats from 17-year high
Hong Kong, April 23 (IANS) Hong Kong's jobless rate declined in the first quarter of this year as the pressure on the labor market began to ease due to an abating Covid-19 epidemic, official data showed.
2021-04-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK to temporarily ban flights from India, Pak, Philippines
Hong Kong, April 19 (IANS) The Hong Kong government has announced its decision to ban commercial passenger flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines for 14 days from Tuesday as these countries were "extremely high-risk for Covid-19".
2021-04-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
HK-based airline bans Vivo phones post airport fire: Report
Hong Kong, April 13 (IANS) After cargo pallets containing Vivo Y20 smartphones caught fire at Hong Kong airport this week, a major cargo airline has reportedly announced a ban on Vivo phones.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology
10,242 arrested over HK social unrest
Hong Kong, April 9 (IANS) The Hong Kong government's Department of Justice said that 10,242 people have been arrested between June 9, 2019 and February 28, 2021 over the social unrest in city, of which 2,521 are undergoing judicial proceedings.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Number of multi-millionaires in Hong Kong reaches new high
Hong Kong, April 9 (IANS) A survey released by Citibank Hong Kong showed that the number of multi-millionaires in Hong Kong has reached 515,000, up 2.18 per cent compared with the previous survey released in September last year.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy
4 jailed for rioting, illegal assembly at HK airport
Hong Kong, April 1 (IANS) Four men involved in the 2019 rioting and illegal assembly at the Hong Kong International Airport were sentenced to imprisonment for 13 to 45 months by a local court.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK to ease some Covid curbe
Hong Kong, March 29 (IANS) Hong Kong will ease some Covid-19 control measures from leisure facility closures to travel restrictions as new infections have continued to drop and an increasing number of residents have received the vaccine, a top official said here on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
'Most rated infra and project finance Cos can manage bond refinancing risks through 2023'
Hong Kong, March 25 (IANS) Most rated infrastructure and project finance companies can manage their bond refinancing risks through 2023, because the bond maturities are highly skewed towards investment-grade companies, which tend to have strong access to funding, Moody's Investors Service said in a research report on Thursday.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy
'Most rated infra and project finance Cos can manage bond refinancing risks through 2023'
Hong Kong, March 25 (IANS) Most rated infrastructure and project finance companies can manage their bond refinancing risks through 2023, because the bond maturities are highly skewed towards investment-grade companies, which tend to have strong access to funding, Moody's Investors Service said in a research report on Thursday.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy
Strong smartphone biz helps Xiaomi log solid growth in 2020
Hong Kong, March 24 (IANS) Xiaomi on Wednesday reported a robust performance driven by its smartphone business last year, with a total revenue of 245.9 billion yuan (nearly $37.7 billion) which is an increase of 19.4 per cent (on-year) and net profit of 13 billion yuan (nearly $2 billion).
2021-03-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy,Technology
HK's Lam receives 2nd Covid shot
Hong Kong, March 22 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam was administered the second shot of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after which she urged residents of the city to actively get the jab in an effort to return to normal lives soon.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
2mn signatures collected to improve HK's electoral system
Hong Kong, March 22 (IANS) More than 2 million signatures were collected in Hong Kong in support of improving the city's electoral system during an 11-day campaign.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK probes death of chronically ill man after inoculation
Hong Kong, March 3 (IANS) Hong Kong's public health authorities are investigating the death of a chronically ill man with two days after he received the first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine, the Department of Health said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
47 HK activists charged with 'subversion'
Hong Kong, March 1 (IANS) Police in Hong Kong have charged 47 activists, who were arrested in January, for "conspiring to subvert state power".
2021-03-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK reports 33 new Covid cases, tally over 10K
Hong Kong, Feb 27 (IANS) Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) on Saturday reported 33 fresh Covid infections, taking the tally to 10,983.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine,Politics
Hong Kong launches mass Covid-19 vaccination drive
Hong Kong, Feb 26 (IANS) Hong Kong started the Covid-19 vaccine rollout on Friday for priority groups, including medical workers and the aged, a week after the arrival of the first batch of mainland-made doses.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Mainland-made Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Feb 19 (IANS) The first batch of mainland-manufactured Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Hong Kong on Friday afternoon, which, as the first vaccines available here, will enable the financial hub to start inoculating its residents next week.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Hong Kong approves Sinovac's vaccine for emergency use
Hong Kong, Feb 18 (IANS) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Thursday gave nod to the emergency use of the inactivated vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech, two days after a panel of experts recommended the vaccine to the authorities.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
HK's daily Covid cases fall below 10, new low in months
Hong Kong, Feb 15 (IANS) Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) on Monday reported nine fresh Covid-19 cases, a new low in about three months.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine,Politics
HK govt official predicts jobless rate to surpass 7%
Hong Kong, Feb 14 (IANS) Law Chi-kwong, Secretary for Labour and Welfare of the Hong Kong government, predicted on Sunday that the upcoming jobless rate for the past three months will surpass 7 per cent.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK to invest $12.9bn annually on infrastructure projects
Hong Kong, Feb 14 (IANS) The Hong Kong government will invest over HK$100 billion ($12.9 billion) annually in infrastructure projects during the next several years, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said on Sunday.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK mulls relaxation of social distancing after Lunar NY holiday
Hong Kong, Feb 14 (IANS) Hong Kong is considering easing some social distancing measures to allow people's lives return to normalcy after the Lunar New Year holiday on condition that there is no major change in the pandemic situation, an official said on Sunday.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HKTB launches virtual event ahead of CNY to promote Hong Kong tourism
Hong Kong, Feb 10 (IANS) In a bid to accelerate its promotional efforts as part of the post-Covid-19 tourism-recovery plan, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced its first global fan-engagement programme called Hong Kong Super Fans.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Hong Kong,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
HK media mogul Jimmy Lai to remain in custody
Hong Kong, Feb 9 (IANS) Hong Kongs top court on Tuesday ordered media tycoon Jimmy Lai to remain in custody before his trial on charges of fraud and colluding with foreign forces.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Hong Kong strives to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
Hong Kong, Feb 7 (IANS) In the wake of the of challenges brought by global climate change, Hong Kong's finance chief Paul Chan said on Sunday that the city strives to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and a long-term strategy to reach this goal will be announced in mid-2021.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Jimmy Lai's lawyers ask for extra time over plea
Hong Kong, Feb 6 (IANS) The lawyers of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai have asked for extra time to decide on a plea pending a verdict of a case related to an anti-government protest, according to media reports.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK lifts curbs from virus-stricken area as mandatory testing ends
Hong Kong, Jan 25 (IANS) Hong Kong has lifted restrictions from a coronavirus-stricken area in the Kowloon Peninsula after the mandatory Covid-19 screening for its residents was completed.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits 16-yr high
Hong Kong, Jan 19 (IANS) Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit a 16-year high in the period between October-December 2020 as the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic further compounded the city's labour market situation, official data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK finance chief warns of unemployment rate spike
Hong Kong, Jan 17 (IANS) Paul Chan, financial secretary of the Hong Kong government, said here on Sunday that the unemployment rate in the city will climb further as businesses and workers are still struggling amid the raging Covid-19 epidemic.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
China blocks 2 WHO team members after failed Covid test
Hong Kong, Jan 14 (IANS) As the World Health Organisation (WHO) team landed in Wuhan on Thursday to study the cause of the Covid-19 outbreak, China blocked two members of the 13-member international team from travelling to the epicentre of the pandemic after they failed the coronavirus antibody test in Singapore.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Prominent HK pro-democracy activist arrested
Hong Kong, Jan 8 (IANS) Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, was arrested on Friday over "subverting the state power" under the national security law which China imposed in the city last year.
2021-01-08
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
3 in Hong Kong convicted over assaulting journalist
Hong Kong, Jan 6 (IANS) The district court of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday convicted three people arrested for assaulting Fu Guohao, a journalist from the Beijing-based Global Times newspaper, in August 2019.
2021-01-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident