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HK lifts curbs from virus-stricken area as mandatory testing ends

Hong Kong, Jan 25 | Hong Kong has lifted restrictions from a coronavirus-stricken area in the Kowloon Peninsula after the mandatory Covid-19 screening for...

HK to expand community testing, says Carrie Lam

Hong Kong, Dec 26 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the city government will expand community testing in order to...

HK tightens quarantine measures for visitors

Hong Kong, Dec 25 | Hong Kong has imposed stricter quarantine measures for visitors from places outside China as the city's Covid-19 pandemic situation...

HK media mogul charged under security law

Hong Kong, Dec 11 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was on Friday charged with foreign collusion under the controversial national security law...

HK to receive 1st batch of Covid-19 vaccine in Jan 2021

Hong Kong, Dec 11 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Friday announced that the city will receive the first batch of...

HK to further tighten social distancing measures

Hong Kong, Dec 8 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced that in view of the worsening Covid-19 pandemic situation, social...

HK’s 4th Covid-19 wave could last till 2021: Experts

Hong Kong, Dec 7 | A fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Hong Kong due to a number of untraceable confirmed cases was...

HK media mogul denied bail in fraud case

Hong Kong, Dec 3 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday after he was charged with fraud and is...

Prominent HK pro-democracy activist jailed

Hong Kong, Dec 3 | Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, along with two others -- Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow --...

Prominent HK pro-democracy activist pleads guilty

Hong Kong, Nov 23 | Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, and two others on Monday pled guilty to charges over their...

HK officials urge vigilance as new Covid-19 cases hit new high

Hong Kong, Nov 23 | The number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong has reached a new high in over three months,...

HK travellers to S’pore will have to take on-arrival test

Singapore, Nov 21 | The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced on Saturday that all travellers arriving from Hong Kong as part of...

HK tightens social distancing measures

Hong Kong, Nov 21 | Hong Kong has moved to tighten social distancing measures in response to a resurgence in new Covid-19 cases, with...

HK suspends face-to-face classes amid worsening pandemic

Hong Kong, Nov 20 | Face-to-face classes for grade 1-3 primary school students in Hong Kong will be suspended from November 23 to December...

HK to inspect 2,500 buildings after fatal blaze

Hong Kong, Nov 17 | The Hong Kong government on Tuesday said it will complete the inspection of some 2,500 domestic or composite buildings...

HK steps up anti-pandemic efforts amid untraceable cases

Hong Kong, Nov 15 | Hong Kong has stepped up anti-pandemic efforts with strengthened social distancing measures as untraceable Covid-19 cases were reported for...

‘Patriots governing HK a political rule to be firmly guarded’

Hong Kong, Nov 11 | The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday said...

HK to extend social distancing measures for 7 days

Hong Kong, Nov 10 | Hong Kong's Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung announced on Tuesday the city's existing Covid-19 social distancing measures due to...

HK to extend social distancing measures for 2 more weeks

Hong Kong, Nov 3 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that social distancing measures in the city will be extended...

Charged under security law, HK activist denied bail

Hong Kong, Oct 29 | A Hong Kong activist was denied bail on Thursday after he became the second person to be charged under...

China warns UK against offering citizenship to HK residents

Beijing, Oct 23 | China on Friday warned the UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents and "immediately correct its mistakes" in order...

HK’s Cathay Pacific to eliminate 8,500 job posts

Hong Kong, Oct 21 | Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday announced that it will eliminate 8,500 job posts, making 5,900 staff...

HK, S’pore reach in-principle deal for travel bubble

Hong Kong, Oct 15 | Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement on a bilateral Air Travel Bubble (ATB), which will help...

HK issues storm signal as typhoon approaches

Hong Kong, Oct 13 | Hong Kong weather authorities on Tuesday issued the Northeast Gale or Storm Signal on Tuesday as typhoon Nangka was...

HK bar at centre of potential Covid-19 outbreak

Hong Kong, Oct 5 | A bar in Hong Kong has emerged as a potential centre of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak as it might...

HK unlikely to ease curbs on gatherings

Hong Kong, Sep 28 | Hong is unlikely to ease the current restrictions on public gatherings, as the city reported 10 new Covid-19 cases...

Americans banned from entering into transactions with HK officials

Washington/Hong Kong, Sep 27 | The US Treasury Department has announced that under the sanctions imposed over the controversial national security law imposed by...

HK house rents likely to fall 10-15% due to pandemic

Hong Kong, Sep 26 | Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, house rents in Hong Kong, deemed the worlds most expensive location for expatriate...

HK’s daily Covid-19 cases remain in single digit

Hong Kong, Sep 25 | The number of single-day coronavirus cases in Hong Konghase remained under 10 for five days in a row, local...

Prominent HK pro-democracy activist arrested

Hong Kong, Sep 24 | Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, was arrested on Thursday for "participating in an unauthorized assembly" last...

HK official calls for support to new anti-pandemic fund

Hong Kong, Sep 20 | A senior Hong Kong government official on Sunday called for support from lawmakers in the third round of anti-pandemic...

HK completes mass Covid-19 screening, 1.78mn tested

Hong Kong, Sep 15 | Hong Kong has completed its mass Covid-19 screening program launched two weeks ago, with the participation of some 1.78...

Over 10 K arrested in connection to social unrest in HK:...

Hong Kong, Sep 9 | As many as 10,016 people have been arrested from June 9, 2019 to September 6, 2020 in connection to...

289 arrested in HK for protesting against security law

Hong Kong, Sep 7 | At least 289 people were arrested as protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to demonstrate against the...

HK to implement health codes once pandemic under control

Hong Kong, Sep 7 | A health code system will be introduced in Hong Kong once the Covid-19 pandemic is brought under control to...

HK media mogul cleared in intimidation trial

Hong Kong, Sep 3 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, who was arrested last month over alleged collusion with foreign forces, was on...

HK postponed next year’s university entrance exams

Hong Kong, Sep 1 | Hong Kong officials have postponed next year's university entrance exams and dropped some related assessments to give students more...

HK’s Lam urges public to join universal Covid-19 testing

Hong Kong, Sep 1 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday urged the public to actively join the Universal Community Testing Program...

HK schools to resume face-to-face classes from Sep 23

Hong Kong, Aug 31 | Hong Kong schools can resume face-to-face classes in two phases on a half-day basis from September 23, Education...

Universal Covid testing to help HK return to normal

Hong Kong, Aug 30 | Officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government called on residents to actively participate in the upcoming...

I’m an administrator that doesn’t understand politics: HK’s Lam

Hong Kong, Aug 28 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has described herself as an administrator who does not understand politics, saying...

HK confirms relaxation of social distancing measures

Hong Kong, Aug 27 | The Hong Kong government on Thursday confirmed that some social distancing measures will be eased from Friday in response...

Jimmy Lai has case to answer in intimidation trial: HK court

Hong Kong, Aug 25 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, who was arrested earlier this monthover alleged collusion with foreign forces, has a...

HK to launch 3rd round of relief measures: Lam

Hong Kong, Aug 18 | Hong Kong will roll out the third round of relief measures to mitigate impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...

HK leader cuts ties with Cambridge college over ‘groundless’ allegations

Hong Kong, Aug 16 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has rescinded her honourary fellowship from the University of Cambridge's Wolfson College, severing...

No world peace without changing China: HK media mogul

Hong Kong, Aug 13 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, who was arrested over alleged collusion with foreign forces, said on Thursday that...

HK media mogul arrested over suspected foreign collusion

Hong Kong, Aug 10 | Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday "for collusion with a foreign country" under the new...

China’s top representative in HK mocks US sanctions

Hong Kong, Aug 8 | China's top representative in Hong Kong has mockingly offered to send US President Donald Trump $100 as "assets" for...

24 charged in HK over Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong, Aug 7 | Twenty-four people in Hong Kong, including pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, have been charged for participating in...

China official in HK to discuss poll postponement

Beijing, Aug 3 | A top Chinese official on Hong Kong affairs is here to meet various sectors, including legal experts, on the postponement...

Business

RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report

New Delhi, Jan 26 | The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them,...