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  • Flawless 102-carat diamond could fetch up to $30 million at auction Sep 10, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Flawless 102-carat diamond could fetch up to $30 million at auction

    The diamond will be sold in a single-lot action without a reserve price at Sotheby's in Hong Kong on October 5.

  • What you can no longer say in Hong Kong Sep 09, 2020 10:19 AM IST

    What you can no longer say in Hong Kong

    Libraries in Hong Kong have removed books written by democracy activists and placed them under review.

  • Disney’s remake of Mulan draws criticism for filming in China’s restive Xinjiang region Sep 08, 2020 06:38 PM IST

    Disney’s remake of Mulan draws criticism for filming in China’s restive Xinjiang region

    As the criticism grew, it led to thousands of retweets saying that supporting Mulan is tantamount to being complicit in these human rights violations. Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong and internet users in Taiwan and Thailand are among those who promoted hashtags “#BoycottMulan” and “#BanMulan” on Twitter.

  • Coronavirus update: In a first, 33-year-old man from Hong Kong gets re-infected with COVID-19 Aug 25, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus update: In a first, 33-year-old man from Hong Kong gets re-infected with COVID-19

    Genetic tests revealed that the 33-year-old Hong Kong man had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he was previously been infected with.

  • Hong Kong buyers rush for UK properties after security law Aug 24, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Hong Kong buyers rush for UK properties after security law

    Property agents said they sold more than double the number of apartments to Hong Kong buyers in the past two months, with the spike in purchases mainly for personal use.

  • Japan fans hail Hong Kong 'Goddess of Democracy' Chow Aug 13, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Japan fans hail Hong Kong 'Goddess of Democracy' Chow

    Chow language skills have given her rare unmediated access to the Japanese public, and she has endeared herself to many with her love of anime and J-pop music.

  • Kamala Harris' nomination adds 'fuel to fire' for China-US conflict: Chinese observers Aug 12, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    Kamala Harris' nomination adds 'fuel to fire' for China-US conflict: Chinese observers

    Biden on Tuesday picked Harris as his running mate, recognising the crucial role Black voters and Indian-Americans could play in his bid to defeat Trump in the US presidential election in November.

  • MNCs with Hong Kong offices hit by India's new procurement rules: Report Aug 11, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    MNCs with Hong Kong offices hit by India's new procurement rules: Report

    The Ministry of Finance had on July 23 made amendments to the General Financial Rules 2017.

  • China imposes sanctions on US lawmakers over Hong Kong Aug 10, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    China imposes sanctions on US lawmakers over Hong Kong

    Relations between the two countries have deteriorated sharply in recent months over issues ranging from trade, to Hong Kong and China's handling of the novel coronavirus.

  • Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong? Aug 10, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong?

    Jimmy Lai, a millionaire publishing tycoon, has been a key critic of Beijing and widely believed to be a target of the new legislation.

  • US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong's Carrie Lam, other officials over crackdown Aug 07, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong's Carrie Lam, other officials over crackdown

    The sanctions were imposed under an executive order US President Donald Trump signed last month to punish China for its moves against dissent in Hong Kong and are the latest action by his administration against Beijing in the run-up to his November re-election bid.

  • ‘Clean up this mess’: The Chinese thinkers behind Xi Jinping’s hard line Aug 03, 2020 12:25 PM IST

    ‘Clean up this mess’: The Chinese thinkers behind Xi Jinping’s hard line

    Chinese academics have been honing the Communist Party’s authoritarian response in Hong Kong, rejecting the liberal ideas of their youth.

  • Timeline: One month in, the impact of national security law on Hong Kong Jul 31, 2020 05:00 PM IST

    Timeline: One month in, the impact of national security law on Hong Kong

    The following timeline summarises developments in the run-up to and since the legislation, which supporters hope will bring stability after a year of anti-government demonstrations, and critics say will crush wide-ranging freedoms.

  • Uber halts move of Asia HQ to Hong Kong Jul 30, 2020 04:46 PM IST

    Uber halts move of Asia HQ to Hong Kong

    The firm's announcement comes after China enacted a national security law for Hong Kong, which has stirred worries over its future as a hub for international business.

  • US order on Hong Kong treaty to help boost India's gems & jewellery trade: GJEPC Jul 24, 2020 06:15 PM IST

    US order on Hong Kong treaty to help boost India's gems & jewellery trade: GJEPC

    “Without going into the nuances of the move, I feel this move will possibly create opportunities for India in gems and jewellery trade," Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) Chairman Colin Shah said.

  • Without its special status, Hong Kong loses its sheen Jul 24, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    Without its special status, Hong Kong loses its sheen

    While Chinese authorities would be looking for further strengthening of the RMB in the post-COVID-19 world, whether Hong Kong will be able to play its part under the changed political circumstances will be watched with interest

  • UK welcomes efforts by India, China to de-escalate tension in eastern Ladakh Jul 23, 2020 02:25 PM IST

    UK welcomes efforts by India, China to de-escalate tension in eastern Ladakh

    British High Commissioner Sir Philip Barton also expressed concern over Chinese action in Hong Kong as well as cases of human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.

  • Once a model city, Hong Kong grapples with a new coronavirus wave Jul 21, 2020 11:17 AM IST

    Once a model city, Hong Kong grapples with a new coronavirus wave

    Doctors are seeing more cases a day than they had in previous outbreaks, and a number of infections with unknown origin have made the outbreak harder to contain.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson says Britain will be tough with China over new Hong Kong security law Jul 20, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    UK PM Boris Johnson says Britain will be tough with China over new Hong Kong security law

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson said changes would be announced later on Monday to reflect concerns over the security law, but did not specify what those changes would be.

  • Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties Jul 20, 2020 10:43 AM IST

    Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties

    Some wealth managers in Hong Kong say they are worried about the regulatory and reputation risks to their banks if charges under the security law are brought against some of their politically linked clients.

  • Disney to shut Hong Kong Disneyland again as coronavirus cases rise Jul 13, 2020 11:02 PM IST

    Disney to shut Hong Kong Disneyland again as coronavirus cases rise

    As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15, a Disney spokeswoman said in a statement.

  • To ‘protect young minds,’ Hong Kong moves to overhaul schools Jul 13, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    To ‘protect young minds,’ Hong Kong moves to overhaul schools

    China’s leaders have pushed the territory to revamp an education system they see as having bred young rebels who have helped drive pro-democracy protests.

  • Imports from Hong Kong likely to draw greater scrutiny amid India-China tensions Jul 13, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    Imports from Hong Kong likely to draw greater scrutiny amid India-China tensions

    Even as India reduces its trade gap with China, its balance with respect to the special administrative region of Hong Kong has changed from a surplus to a deficit.

  • By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China Jul 10, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China

    India’s Hong Kong move has been noticed the world over, and Indian policy makers should use this moment in global politics to put China on notice

  • The Hong Kong crisis reflects China’s hegemonic ambitions Jul 09, 2020 03:44 PM IST

    The Hong Kong crisis reflects China’s hegemonic ambitions

    With deeper economic integration of Hong Kong, China will have the advantage of having two major financial centres: Shanghai and Hong Kong. This gives it an advantage in global financial markets by challenging US supremacy in the financial sphere

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