Speech by ousted Trump White House guru Steve Bannon greeted by protestors; media denied access

Activists gathered in central Hong Kong on Tuesday to protest the visit of US President Donald Trump’s former top strategist Steve Bannon, chanting “Nazis are not welcome here!” as they donned cartoon Trump masks. The protesters stood outside the harbourfront Grand Hyatt hotel in Hong Kong where the 63-year-old was due to speak at a closed-door investors’ forum, holding a rooster-shaped...

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Cambodia to open maid pipeline to Hong Kong

Cambodia to open maid pipeline to Hong Kong

Cambodia is recruiting hundreds of maids to work in Hong Kong, an official said yesterday, as the wealthy city scrambles to meet growing demand for domestic helpers and fend off...

Amid layoffs at Western counterparts, Chinese bankers are filling the void

Amid layoffs at Western counterparts, Chinese bankers are filling the void

A flood of Chinese bankers is changing the social fabric of Hong Kong, as they rapidly expand their footprint in one of the world’s premier financial centers, even as...

How bad are HK real estate prices? A parking space just sold for HKD5.18 million

How bad are HK real estate prices? A parking space just sold for HKD5.18 million

Its property prices are famously sky-high but now a Hong Kong parking space has been sold for an eye-watering HKD5.18 million (USD664,200) in what local reports said was a world...

Hong Kong wealth gap hits 46-year high

Hong Kong wealth gap hits 46-year high

Hong Kong’s wealth gap was on Friday revealed to be at its highest in nearly 50 years, with living conditions fuelling discontent in the city as it prepares to mark two...

Moody’s loses Hong Kong appeal over ‘red flags’ report

Moody’s loses Hong Kong appeal over ‘red flags’ report

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal yesterday found Moody’s broke the rules when it published a report about Chinese companies in 2011, rejecting the credit rating...

The story of Hong Kong’s wild real estate market, in one 33-year-old development

The story of Hong Kong’s wild real estate market, in one 33-year-old development

Red-whiskered bulbuls start chirping about 5:00am at Wonderland Villas, a hilltop complex in leafy northern Hong Kong whose own history charts the city’s political,...

Moody’s downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

Moody’s downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Hong Kong’s local and foreign currency issuer ratings just hours after it cut China’s credit ratings for the first time in...

Cathay Pacific posts first loss in 8 years

Cathay Pacific posts first loss in 8 years

Hong Kong’s troubled flagship airline Cathay Pacific on Wednesday posted its first annual loss since the height of the financial crisis as it was hit by “intense...

Hong Kong may be losing status as haven for Chinese billionaires

Hong Kong may be losing status as haven for Chinese billionaires

The mysterious case of a billionaire who went missing from Hong Kong last week, reportedly abducted by mainland security agents, has underscored the precarious...