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Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), along with 73 other NGOs, urges Hong Kong to abandon the bill that would allow China to extradite journalists and their sources. In a letter sent on June 6th to Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and a coalition of 73 NGOs call for Hong Kong […]

Sales of K-dramas up 15 pct on-year at Hong Kong fair

Sales of K-dramas up 15 pct on-year at Hong Kong fair

Sales of Korean dramas and films rose around 15 percent at a major international content fair in Hong Kong last week compared with a year earlier, a South Korean government agency said Monday. A total of 25 Korean content sellers recorded a total of US$16.6 million in sales during the Hong Kong International Film & […]

Greater Bay Area to drive economy of China, even world

Greater Bay Area to drive economy of China, even world

For the first time in history, the economy of Shenzhen surpassed that of Hong Kong, with Shenzhen’s 2018 GDP growth rising 7.6 percent to 2.42 trillion yuan ($362.2 billion) compared with Hong Kong’s HK$2.845 trillion, equivalent to 2.4 trillion yuan based on the annual average exchange rate given by Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department. […]

Beijing rejects Hong Kong’s anti-corruption laws eyeing city head

Beijing rejects Hong Kong’s anti-corruption laws eyeing city head

China’s central government has rejected a plan by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to tighten the city’s anti-corruption laws and ensure that all gifts and benefits offered to the chief executive are graft-free. Beijing found the idea of amending the existing law for this reason unacceptable, a source familiar with the central government’s […]

‘Infiniti Speed Pitching’ concludes in Hong Kong with UAE winner

‘Infiniti Speed Pitching’ concludes in Hong Kong with UAE winner

  Infiniti, one of the region’s fastest growing premium automotive brands, has today announced the conclusion of  ‘Infiniti Speed Pitching’ announcing Thea Myhrvold with TeachMeNow.com as the winner of the $US40,000 in seed funding for her business. The programme in Hong Kong, closes out what started in the Middle East and called on participants had […]

“Welcome 2012”

“Welcome 2012”

The light painting photo taken on Dec. 26, 2011 in front of the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, China, shows the sign of “2012”, to greet the coming New Year. <Photo: Xinhua/Chen Duo> news@theasian.asia  

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