The city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam has come under huge pressure to abandon the controversial legislation, including from her own political allies and advisers.
One tycoon, who considers himself potentially politically exposed, has started shifting more than $100 million from a local Citibank account to a Citibank account in Singapore, according to an adviser involved in the transactions.
Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng summoned Robert Forden, the US Deputy Chief of Mission in Beijing, and urged Washington to not take any actions that harm Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, the ministry said in a statement.
The proposed law, according to protesters, is dangerous because they feel that it would allow the Chinese authorities to target political opponents.
A study by ValueChampion Singapore ranked 20 cities on the basis of employment prospects, cost of living and quality of life, to see which would be the best for the millennials
Over the past year, countries such as the United States and Britain have expressed concerns about a number of incidents they say have undermined confidence in Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy under Chinese rule.
Ski destinations such as the Alps and Aspen and second home markets such as Malibu and the Caribbean also have emerged as top ultra-prime markets.
The world's longest bridge, which includes a 6.7 km tunnel, will be inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The plan for the visit was discussed in a meeting of the Transport department on Thursday, a senior official of the department said.
The aggressive sales pitches at a time when borrowing costs are set to surge and property prices are likely to fall by 10-15 percent could push up delinquencies and weigh on the financial sector, bankers and analysts warn.
Catch all the top moments from the Asia Cup 2018 Group A clash between India and Hong Kong played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Nizakat Khan (92) and skipper Anshuman Rath (73) added a record 174-run partnership to raise the visions of a major upset before inexperience cost them dear.
A 650 square foot (60.4 square metre) flat on Hong Kong Island costs an average of HK$11.6 million ($1.48 million), according to July data from property agency Midland Realty.
Bidders hoping to challenge the dominance of HSBC and its local rivals, Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Standard Chartered, include China's Ant Financial, Tencent, and Ping An Insurance, several people familiar with the process said.
China Tower is the world's largest IPO since Postal Savings Bank of China's USD 7.6 billion offering in 2016.
The decision effectively recognises the rights of same-sex couples who legally entered civil partnerships abroad, said the British woman's lawyer, Michael Vidler.
Moving to one of those other cities would mean that Hong Kong's millennial generation, many of whom have been priced out of Hong Kong's housing market, could afford to buy their own homes or rent more than a shoe box.
Xiaomi priced its share offering at HK$17 per share ($2.17), the bottom of a price range of HK$17 to HK$22, according to IFR. The company planned to sell 2.18 billion shares.
Xiaomi, which also makes internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares in its initial public offering (IPO) at a price range of HK$17 to HK$22 ($2.17 to $2.80) each, said the people, who declined to be identified as the information was not public.
The HIV virus disables the immune system and makes people far more vulnerable to infections and disease.
The deal broke the previous record set last year when a parking space was sold for HKD 4.8 million (approx. Rs 4 crore)
India's Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh told parliament last week that "the ministry has sought the provisional arrest of Nirav Deepak Modi by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the People's Republic of China."
The whereabouts of Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, the other person accused in India's biggest banking fraud at the country's second-largest state lender, have been unknown since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched an investigation in February.
The Ministry of External Affairs has submitted a request to Hong Kong authorities for provisional arrest of Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with PNB loan fraud, the government said today.
According to the study, millionaires are those with liquid assets—deposits, mutual funds, stocks and bonds—of at least a million HK dollars.