China Will Stop Recognising British Hong Kong Passports: Chinese Amb to UK

“China threatens no one,” the ambassador said on Thursday. “We just let you know the consequences. China wants to be a friend of the UK and a UK partner, but if you do not want to be a partner and our friend, and you want to treat China as a hostile power, you will pay […]

Hong Kong’s mom-and-pop investors squeeze funds as IPO sizzle

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As Hong Kong’s stock market prepares for billions of dollars in sales of new shares, global fund managers have a big challenge – competing with the city’s army of mom-and-pop investors for a slice of the pie.

China sanctions approved by US House as Pelosi calls Hong Kong security law ‘horrific’

The House bill is similar to a measure approved last week in the Senate, but makes some minor changes. Senator Chris Van Hollen, a co-sponsor of the Senate bill, said senators will vote as soon as Thursday to give final legislative approval, sending it to the White House.

Organizers of Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil appear in court

“Today we are supposedly on trial, but we believe it is the Hong Kong government, the police that should be put on trial and will be put on trial because of the suppression of our right to mourn on June 4,” Lee said.

Hong Kong postpones elections by a year, citing coronavirus

“Postponing the September elections for a year is a cynical move to contain a political emergency, not a public health one. This simply allows Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam to deny Hong Kong people their right to choose their government,” said Sophie Richardson, the group’s China director.

China sends team to Hong Kong to do widespread coronavirus testing

Seven Chinese health officials were due to arrive in Hong Kong on Sunday, the first members of a 60-person team that will carry out widespread testing for Covid-19 in the territory as the global financial hub races to halt a third wave of illness.

Hong Kong’s mom-and-pop investors squeeze funds as IPOs sizzle

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As Hong Kong’s stock market prepares for billions of dollars in sales of new shares, global fund managers have a big challenge – competing with the city’s army of mom-and-pop investors for a slice of the pie.

REFILE-Hong Kong’s mom-and-pop investors squeeze funds as IPOs sizzle

HONG KONG, July 31 (Reuters) – As Hong Kong’s stock market prepares for billions of dollars in sales of new shares, global fund managers have a big challenge – competing with the city’s army of mom-and-pop investors for a slice of the pie.

Hong Kong’s Delayed Elections Are a Warning to America

HONG KONG—July has been a month of constant struggle for this city in recent years, but especially since the protests last summer, which raised the stakes in the quest for universal suffrage. This year is even more chaotic: A third wave of COVID-19 infections has revived worries that Hong Kong, one of the densest cities […]

The Monuments Men of Occupy Hong Kong

Reactions to the Visual Archives are mixed. Many Hongkongers understand the importance of preserving the explosion of street art, but the archiving effort also has plenty of detractors, even within the ranks of pro-democracy activists and protestors. Some see it as a diversion from the main political objectives of calling for direct elections. One university […]