Paraplegic athlete in wheelchair climbs 820 feet up Hong Kong skyscraper

After his accident, he resumed climbing by attaching his wheelchair to a pulley system and using his upper body strength to haul himself up. Five years ago, he ascended the 495-meter (1,624 feet) high Lion Rock mountain, a local folk culture symbol of Hong Kong’s strength and grit.

Hong Kong’s financial system remains resilient amid COVID-19: HKSAR chief executive

The 14th Asian Financial Forum is an online event held on Monday and Tuesday. Under the theme “Reshaping the World Economic Landscape”, the forum runs round the clock across different time zones, providing a platform for policymakers, financial experts, investors, business leaders and economists to examine the current economic landscape and exploring global business opportunities. […]

Hong Kong markets come out of 2020 stronger than ever: HKEX chairperson

Despite fluctuations in global financial markets, HKEX remained steady growth in 2020, ranking the second largest globally in terms of IPO fund-raising. Especially, mega secondary listings of U.S.-traded mainland companies including JD.com and NetEase brought fresh vitality.

China to impose reciprocal sanctions on U.S. individuals acting viciously over Hong Kong-related issues

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — In response to the erroneous actions of the United States, China has decided to impose reciprocal sanctions on U.S. executive officials, members of Congress and non-governmental organizations, who have performed viciously and take the main responsibility for the U.S. negative actions toward Hong Kong-related issues, a foreign ministry spokesperson said […]

Hong Kong’s daily COVID-19 cases surge to 107, new high in month

People wearing face masks walk on the street in south China’s Hong Kong, Jan. 18, 2021. Hong Kong’s Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 107 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a new high in about one month. The new cases included 102 local infections and five imported ones, taking its total tally to […]

Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from areas in Britain, Germany, S. Korea

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government’s Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said this was in view of notifications from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in Lisburn and Castlereagh District of Northern Ireland in Britain, and […]

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park to transform into educational, conservation resort

Yau told a press conference that after revamping, the park will be composed of two areas to be linked by its iconic cable car. One of them will allow free access to visitors to enjoy retail, catering and leisure facilities, while the other up on the hill will feature new attractions where fees will be […]

Godzilla Vs Kong Moves Forward, Will Hit HBO Max And Theaters In March

Godzilla vs Kong isn’t the only Legendary movie that Warner is releasing this year. The sci-fi epic Dune is currently set for an October release, although Deadline states that negotiations are continuing over whether that will also hit HBO Max. Director Denis Villeneuve has been very outspoken about the fact he wants people to see […]

HKMAO condemns US sanctions against Chinese officials

Since the promulgation of the national security law, illegal activities such as violence and “Hong Kong independence” moves have been effectively curbed, helping rapidly restore Hong Kong’s social order and protect the public’s rights and freedoms, the statement said.

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants

Details of Liu’s complaint could not be verified and Eleme did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Separately, a 43-year-old delivery driver collapsed on the job and died last week while delivering food for Eleme.The company said in a statement that it will give 600,000 yuan ($92,700) to the drivers family and raised its […]