News

Britain suffers defeat in UN over Chagos Islands

The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial...

Dead ringers sent back to Apple in iPhone scam

A former engineering student in the US state of Oregon has pleaded guilty to trafficking...

Hang Seng Index slides, tech sector shares slump

Hong Kong shares tumbled on Thursday morning following a sell-off on Wall Street, with energy...

Panasonic cuts ties as Huawei isolation spreads

Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it is suspending business with Huawei after a US ban...

Edward Leung withdraws poll petition over ban

The High Court has approved an application from localism leader Edward Leung to withdraw his...

Economy

Green bond offering successful

The Government today announced the successful offering of its inaugural green bond under the Government...

Over $13b of arrears owed to Hong Kong SMEs in 2018

More than one in ten invoices were left unpaid. A total of...

Hong Kong expat pay package up to US$276,417 in 2018

This comes with an average salary of nearly US$87,000. Expats in Hong...

Hong Kong fails to rank amongst the world’s top innovative cities

Although it ranks high in tertiary education, the city’s R&D and...

Hong Kong raises US$1b in oversubscribed first green bond

Half of investors that placed orders came from Asia and nearly...

Politics

Health & Environment

Underground dev’t views sought

The Civil Engineering & Development Department and the Planning Department today launched a public engagement...

Lau Kong-wah visits Japan

Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah started his Japan trip by visiting Kagoshima.   Mr Lau met Kagoshima...

Welfare cases drop 0.3%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload dropped to 223,995 in April, down 0.3% on...

Subsidised flats to be sold

Applications for purchasing flats from the new batch of the Home Ownership Scheme and White...

Law & Crime

Illegal ozone-depleting CFC gases traced back to China – study

by Marlowe Hood Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere...

Hong Kong police arrest student independence movement leader for allegedly damaging Chinese flag

The convenor of the pro-independence group Student Localism has been arrested on charges of criminal...

Law views relayed to Central Gov’t

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today said she has reflected Hong Kong people’s concerns about the...

Fugitive bill further clarified

The Government has been further clarifying the fugitive bill to different groups and sectors to...

Ex-governor Chris Patten says extradition bill ‘worst thing’ for Hong Kong since 1997, as Carrie Lam faces grilling

Hong Kong’s current leader Carrie Lam again found herself at odds with colonial-era governor Chris...

Travel

Education & Community

Hong Kong education chief says law for special needs students unnecessary despite lawmakers’ proposal

Hong Kong’s education minister has said there is no need for a new law to...

Long hours, low pay: Meet 8 Hong Kong worker groups airing grievances at the annual Labour Day march

Thousands of beleaguered Hong Kong workers took to the streets on Wednesday to mark the city’s...

Is China dispensing with ‘hurt feelings’?

In his “On Balance” column this week, South China Morning Post columnist Robert Delaney writes that, in the...

Hong Kong artists explore what opportunity means to them in WMA Masters’ photo competition

In partnership with WMA. In Hong Kong, opportunities abound for the fortunate few. The global trading...

HKFP Lens: The late Michael Wolf’s series on ‘Earth Gods’ zooms in on Hong Kong’s tiny doorway shrines

Best known locally for his photography series “Architecture of Density,” Michael Wolf passed away last week...

Life

Sport

Copied!