Apr 18, 2021 11:18 PM IST
Apart from India, the Hong Kong government has also suspended flights to and from Pakistan as well as the Philippines from April 20 to May 3.
- Mar 24, 2021 07:58 AM IST
The statements from Hong Kong and Macau did not give any details on how the packaging was defective.
- Mar 13, 2021 09:57 PM IST
The city's government said 35 of the new cases were related to the outbreak at Ursus Fitness, a gym in the city's Sai Ying Pun district.
- Mar 11, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Currently half of the 70 seats in the Legislative Council, known as LegCo, are directly elected, a proportion which will shrink with the extra seats picked by the electoral committee. The other half represents industries, unions, and professions and is largely stacked with pro-Beijing figures.
- Mar 11, 2021 07:47 PM IST
The shares will be priced at no more than HK$295 per share for retail shareholders and represent 3.4% of the company's total shares, it said in documents sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Mar 11, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The National People’s Congress voted 2,895-0, with one abstention, to endorse changes that would give a pro-Beijing committee power to appoint more of Hong Kong’s lawmakers, reducing the number elected by the public.
- Mar 04, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The democracy research institute, which is independent but receives US funding, pointed to mob violence against Muslims, intimidation of journalists and rising judicial interference since Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won power in 2014.
- Feb 28, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Last month 55 of the city's best-known democracy campaigners were arrested in a series of dawn raids.
- Feb 20, 2021 10:36 AM IST
The government issued a 157-page report accusing Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), an outlet that has often reported critically on officials, of lacking transparency and objectivity.
- Feb 09, 2021 02:22 PM IST
The Chinese Year of the Ox began on February 5 and in the shadow of Hong Kong's futuristic urban skyline, wild bovines are getting some love. Cattle and water buffalo embody hard work and serenity in the 12-animal Chinese zodiac, and were used on Hong Kong farms for centuries to plough rice fields, pull carts and provide milk and meat. But as farms began to shut down in the 1970s, many animals were abandoned and their descendants became the wild cattle and buffalos now commonly seen in rural Hong Kong.
- Jan 31, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The moves are expected to accelerate now that 5 million Hong Kongers are eligible to apply for visas to Britain, allowing them to live, work and study there and eventually apply to become British citizens.
- Jan 29, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The whisky, the oldest from the Glen Grant distillery, is in a Dartington crystal decanter with an American black walnut presentation box.
- Jan 25, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Kuaishou's valuation may double after its Hong Kong IPO and reach at $60.9 billion, up from the $28.6 billion it achieved in a funding round last year.
- Jan 23, 2021 10:34 AM IST
Hong Kong's government said there are 70 buildings in the "restricted area" and that it aims to finish the COVID-19 testing process within about 48 hours, so that people can start getting to work on January 24.
- Jan 19, 2021 05:36 PM IST
The COVID-19 restrictions come ahead of Lunar New Year festivities which have been curtailed for a second consecutive year and are expected to keep any protests or other opposition activities figures at bay.
- Jan 17, 2021 04:36 PM IST
The 37-year-old climber, whose car accident 10 years ago left him paralysed from waist down, could not make it to the top of the 300 metre-tall Nina Tower on the Kowloon peninsula.
- Jan 07, 2021 11:06 PM IST
At a time when global travel has been disrupted in myriad ways, Hong Kong’s policy stands out for its length and the confusion it has unleashed. Some travelers who had already booked two-week hotel slots said they had tried to secure an extension, only to have the entire reservation canceled.
- Jan 04, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung said all kindergartens and schools would suspend face-to-face teaching until after the Lunar Year Holiday which ends on Feb. 15.
- Jan 02, 2021 07:15 PM IST
Like many other snake catchers in the city, Lee is self-taught. He first started handling snakes at the age of 17, when he worked as an apprentice in a Hong Kong snake shop.
- Dec 25, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The door of the fridge sitting outside a hockey academy opens to reveal it is stuffed with packets of instant noodles, biscuits, tins of food and even socks and towels for anyone who may need them.
- Dec 23, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Xiaomi's stock picked up as much as 9.1 percent on Wednesday at the Hong Kong stock exchange, making it as 13th stock in the city’s benchmark Hang Seng Index to have a market capitalisation above $100 billion.
- Dec 22, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Under the new joint venture, a 2.2 million sq ft build-to-core asset near Mumbai and Thane will be seeded, after relevant regulatory approvals.
- Dec 21, 2020 06:51 PM IST
Since the imposition of the national security law, there has been a broad crackdown. Leading pro-democracy activists have been arrested, some democratic lawmakers have been disqualified, activists have fled into exile, and protest slogans and songs have been declared illegal.
- Dec 21, 2020 05:37 PM IST
As per the proposals, beneficial owners from nations sharing a land border with India will have to mandatorily seek the Centre's approval to acquire over 10 percent stake in any local firm.
- Dec 21, 2020 01:40 PM IST
"From midnight there will be no more passenger flights arriving in Hong Kong from the United Kingdom," health secretary Sophia Chan told reporters