Hong Kong building sells for record $5bn as
Hong Kong News
The GuardianHong Kong building sells for record $5bn as property boom continuesThe GuardianLi's CK Asset Holdings confirmed in a statement to the Hong Kong exchange that the sale of its stake in the building had gone through for HK$40.2bn ($5.15bn) – a record for a Hong Kong office tower, according to Bloomberg. The statement named the buyer ...Hong Kong skyscraper sells for a record $5.2 billionCNNMoneyHong Kong tower fetches $5.2B record priceFinance and CommerceJoshua Wong tells world: We'll keep sacrificing ourselves for Hong Kong democracySouth China Morning PostBusiness Insider -TIME -Wall Street Journalall 153 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 8:24 pm
The Wrong Way to Lure Tech Firms - Bloomberg
BloombergThe Wrong Way to Lure Tech FirmsBloombergHong Kong has tried just about everything to attract technology companies. It has incubators and accelerators, hubs and clusters, a Cyberport and an InnoCentre. The government has even established a lavish fund to invest in cutting-edge companies. Yet ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 3:00 pm
Inside Hong Kong's 50 Sq. Ft. 'Coffin
FortuneInside Hong Kong's 50 Sq. Ft. 'Coffin Cubicle' HomesFortuneHong Kong residents have less living space than prisoners in high security jail cells, according to a new study by the Kwai Chung Subdivided Flat Residents Alliance. The average living space per person in Hong Kong is 50 square feet, roughly the size ...Prisoners have more living space than poor Hong Kong familiesNew York Daily Newsall 2 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 12:31 pm
Hong Kong Residence Sells for HK$1.16
Mansion GlobalHong Kong Residence Sells for HK$1.16 BillionMansion GlobalA luxury home in The Peak, Hong Kong's most exclusive neighborhood, has sold for HK$1.164 billion (about US$149.2 million), the developers announced Tuesday. The buyer for the 9,178-square-foot (853 square meter) residence was not identified.Sprawling luxury home on Hong Kong's Peak sells for $193 millionDomain NewsThis Hong Kong home just sold for $149MThe Real Deal MagazineOpulent home on Hong Kong's Peak sold for nearly $149 millionReutersBloomberg -Shanghaiistall 7 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 11:07 am
Hong Kong to Host 2022 Gay Games as LGBTQ
NBCNews.comHong Kong to Host 2022 Gay Games as LGBTQ Acceptance Grows in Parts of AsiaNBCNews.comHong Kong will host the 2022 Gay Games, fighting off bids from cities in the United States and Mexico to become the first Asian city to stage the sports and cultural event. The win comes amid growing momentum for the gay rights movement in Asia, with ...Calls for Hong Kong to better protect LGBT rights as city wins bid to host 2022 Gay GamesSouth China Morning PostHong Kong Will Become The First Asian City To Host Gay Games In 2022HuffPostGames Win Puts Focus on Banks' Gay Rights Push in Hong KongBloombergWashington Post -Reuters -Inside NoVA -Executive Office of the Mayor - DC.govall 81 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 9:33 am
Rare grey pearls to fetch up to $7 million
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HONG KONG: A rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to $7 million when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s said Friday. The string of pearls was part of the collection of Viscountess ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:07 pm
Free-scoring Lam aims high with Hong Kong
For many Asian players, even rubbing shoulders with global power like Manchester United would be a fond memory to cherish. But Hong Kong midfielder Lam Ka Wai can pride himself on a serious of brilliant displays against the Red Devils, including scoring ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:07 pm
China stocks extend rebound but banks lose
But gains in major indexes were tempered by weakness in banks, which reported virtually no profit growth in the first-half and mounting bad loans, adding to worries that the economy may be at risk of a sharper slowdown than earlier expected. The blue-chip ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:26 pm
Christian groups in Hong Kong feel new
HONG KONG — For years, Reverend Philip Woo, the feisty leader of a small Protestant church in Hong Kong, has delighted in testing the limits of China’s restrictive laws on religion. From his perch in the Chinese-ruled city, he has delivered fiery ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Hong Kong student leader Wong back in court
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was back in court Friday over an anti-China protest, a day after he faced new charges related to a pro-democracy rally. Wong, 18, has accused the authorities of "political prosecution" as they hit him with a raft of cases.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:04 pm