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9 seconds apart: how Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong Kong kindergarten teacher in a tunnel

9 seconds apart: how Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong...

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It could take just a brief encounter in an MTR station for the Omicron variant to transmit from one person to another, Hong...
Hong Kong contraband operation strikes lucky with seizure of illicit cigarette haul worth HK$86 million

Hong Kong contraband operation strikes lucky with seizure of illicit cigarette haul worth HK$86...

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Hong Kong customs has arrested a logistics worker and seized HK$86 million (US$11.03 million) worth of contraband cigarettes in their nine-day operation against...
Hong Kong buyers of NFTs are ripe targets for hackers, scammers amid growing popularity of crypto projects, dearth of regulation

Hong Kong buyers of NFTs are ripe targets for hackers, scammers amid growing popularity...

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About an hour before midnight on December 21, Hong Kong finance professional Jackson Leung turned on his personal computer and clicked on a...
Hong Kong stocks: what money managers at BNP Paribas, Haitong and Schroders say about recent market actions

Hong Kong stocks: what money managers at BNP Paribas, Haitong and Schroders say about...

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Hong Kong’s stock market is leaving behind a choppy first week of the new year. As China’s securities watchdog on Friday vowed to...
Hong Kong considering new mortgage scheme that would slash down payments, monthly instalments for subsidised flats, city leader says

Hong Kong considering new mortgage scheme that would slash down payments, monthly instalments for...

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Hong Kong is considering a new mortgage scheme for subsidised flats that would slash down payments by half and allow buyers to defer...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong fitness chain blames ‘unrealistic rent’, social-distancing toll in closing last branches

Coronavirus: Hong Kong fitness chain blames ‘unrealistic rent’, social-distancing toll in closing last branches

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A troubled Hong Kong fitness chain has closed its four remaining branches, citing “unrealistic rents” and social-distancing regulations that crippled the industry during...
Prominent historians say Hong Kong educators should take care with grisly subjects, decline to comment on Tiananmen statues’ removal

Prominent historians say Hong Kong educators should take care with grisly subjects, decline to...

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Two prominent Hong Kong historians have said educators should be careful how they handle difficult subjects following an outcry over children being shown...
Hong Kong police arrest man, 26, suspected of robbing convenience store by forcing staff at knifepoint to transfer money to e-wallet

Hong Kong police arrest man, 26, suspected of robbing convenience store by forcing staff...

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A 26-year-old jobless man has been arrested over robbery at two convenience stores in Hong Kong by threatening staff at knifepoint and forcing...
Hong Kong customs seizes 420 million illicit cigarettes with market value of HK$1.2 billion, more than doubling yearly haul

Hong Kong customs seizes 420 million illicit cigarettes with market value of HK$1.2 billion,...

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Hong Kong customs has confiscated nearly 430 million smuggled cigarettes with a market value of HK$1.2 billion (US$153.8 million) this year, more than...
Hong Kong national security law: 3 months’ jail for former executive member of group behind Tiananmen Square vigil

Hong Kong national security law: 3 months’ jail for former executive member of group...

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A former executive member of the group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil has been jailed for three months for failing to...
Hong Kong elections: all eyes on final turnout as first big test for new system passes without major hitches

Hong Kong elections: all eyes on final turnout as first big test for new...

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Hong Kong’s first Legislative Council poll after an electoral overhaul ordered by Beijing closed on Sunday with an expected record low turnout even...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong will consider vaccine passports if necessary, but city has ‘not hit that stage yet’, Carrie Lam says

Coronavirus: Hong Kong will consider vaccine passports if necessary, but city has ‘not hit...

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A vaccine passport that would bar unjabbed residents from numerous Hong Kong venues will remain in the government’s toolkit should its Covid-19 inoculation...
Hong Kong elections: state leader Xia Baolong urges public to vote in Legislative Council poll, insists Beijing embraces diversity

Hong Kong elections: state leader Xia Baolong urges public to vote in Legislative Council...

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A state leader overseeing Hong Kong affairs urged the public on Monday to vote in this month’s Legislative Council election amid low turnout...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong health code compatible with mainland China and Macau’s to launch next week as border reopening comes into sight

Coronavirus: Hong Kong health code compatible with mainland China and Macau’s to launch next...

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Hong Kong will launch a long-awaited Covid-19 health code compatible with the version used in mainland China on December 10, one of the...
Arrest warrants issued for fugitive ex-Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui, activist over social media calls to cast blank votes, boycott Legco election

Arrest warrants issued for fugitive ex-Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui, activist over social media...

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Hong Kong authorities have issued arrest warrants for fugitive ex-lawmaker Ted Hui Chi-fung and a former district councillor over social media posts urging...
Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK does not have the right to freedom of expression, High Court rules

Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK does not have the right to freedom of expression,...

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Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK does not have the right to freedom of expression, according to a court which also found fault in...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong has not done enough to fight the next infection wave, health chief says, pointing to adoption of tracking technology

Coronavirus: Hong Kong has not done enough to fight the next infection wave, health...

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Hong Kong has not done enough to prepare for a fifth wave of Covid-19, including adopting digital contact-tracing systems to detect and prevent...
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam asks local delegates to nation’s top advisory body to deepen city ties with mainland China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam asks local delegates to nation’s top advisory body to...

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Hong Kong’s leader has urged local delegates to the nation’s top political advisory body to do more to connect the city with mainland...
Hong Kong digital warning for residents, as TV channels prepare to switch frequencies

Hong Kong digital warning for residents, as TV channels prepare to switch frequencies

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Hong Kong property owners and managers have until December 1 to reconfigure their television signal transmission system with some digital channels switching to...
Hong Kong police arrest 27 who allegedly created ‘double identity’ to apply for government handouts

Hong Kong police arrest 27 who allegedly created ‘double identity’ to apply for government...

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Hong Kong police on Saturday arrested 27 people who allegedly used false information to create a “double identity” when applying for consumption vouchers...