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Across the sea

Across the sea

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Photo: IC For the Spring Festival of 2019, Hongkonger Wesley Leung, 42, had a new way of visiting his friends and relatives in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province and Macao. Taking a bus and crossing a bridge over the sea, he left Hong Kong in the morning and […]

Will China use antibiotics against US amid trade war?

Will China use antibiotics against US amid trade war?

China has more than just rare-earth minerals to rely on amid the trade war with the US – it also has antibiotics, according to recent media reports. It is understandable that China‘s dominance in antibiotics has made some observers uneasy amid the trade tensions. However, there is little chance that […]

HK can persevere with central govt support: official

HK can persevere with central govt support: official

A young man sits by the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, China in August. Photo: VCG China‘s central government has shown strong backing for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to help the city get through its difficulties, Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Bingnan said on Tuesday, while vowing […]

Violent HK protests cause billions in damage

Violent HK protests cause billions in damage

Black-clad protesters stormed the Hong Kong International Airport, paralyzing the international hub on Monday. Photo: Zhao Juecheng/GT Violent protests in Hong Kong in the past three months have led to vandalism of public properties and disruption of transportation, which caused damage estimated at multibillion Hong Kong dollars.  The Transport Department […]

Hong Kong residents seek respite from unrest in Shenzhen

Hong Kong residents seek respite from unrest in Shenzhen

The night view of the downtown in Shenzhen city. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian) The continuous unrest in Hong Kong has seriously affected the normal lives of local residents, and an increasing number of Hongkongers are hoping to escape from the oppressive environment and seek some peaceful time in the Chinese mainland. Some […]

VW‘s EV push

VW‘s EV push

German automaker Volkswagen launches its new ID.3 electric vehicle at the IAA Auto Show in Frankfurt on Monday. The ID.3 comes in three variants that offer a range of 330 kilometers to 550 kilometers. Since pre-orders started in May, the company said it has received over 30,000 orders. Deliveries of […]

Hong Kong retail sales down last month

Hong Kong retail sales down last month

Hong Kong retail sales in July plunged by 11.4 percent as ongoing protests and the China-US trade war took their toll. The fall was widely expected with several large retailers projecting double-digit declines based on their own internal monitoring during the month. A government spokesman said the decline in retail […]

Topsports China plans IPO

Chinese sportswear firm Topsports International is set to proceed with an IPO in Hong Kong, despite economic uncertainties and ongoing protests in the city. The Belle International subsidiary is expected to launch its IPO this month, provided it qualifies for the listing. It is expected to be raising up to […]

Tiffany to open Blue Box Cafe in Hong Kong

Tiffany to open Blue Box Cafe in Hong Kong

Luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co is set to open its largest flagship store in Asia at One Peking Road – and with it the first Blue Box Cafe in Hong Kong. The flagship and cafe – the first in Asia –  will soft open early this month and mid […]