Sun, 16 May 2021

Hong Kong Herald

Section

Hong Kong civil servants quit working for govt

Hong Kong, May 15 (ANI): Nearly 2,000 civil servants quit working for the Hong Kong government in 2020-21, the highest ...


Australia winning trade war with China

Perth [Australia], May 15 (ANI): Though China has imposed punitive trade restrictions on Australian coal, barley, meat and wine, it ...


Update: Chinese mainland reports 5 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported five new locally transmitted COVID-19 ...


Hong Kong authorities freeze Jimmy Lai's assets

Hong Kong, May 15 (ANI): Hong Kong authorities have frozen nearly HKD 500 million of imprisoned media tycoon Jimmy Lai's ...


US, Japan, Taiwan likely to hold dialogue

Tokyo [Japan], May 14 (ANI): Japan is aiming to hold a "strategic dialogue" with the United States and Taiwan later ...


Equity indices end flat, FMCG stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses on Friday with FMCG stocks witnessing ...


Hong Kong stocks finish sharply lower

Hong Kong stocks tumbled Thursday along with other global markets after a forecast-beating US inflation reading ramped up fears that ...


Asian markets plunge as US inflation data fans rate hike fears

A forecast-busting surge in US inflation sent Asian markets tumbling on Thursday, tracking a rout on Wall Street.Investors fret that ...


Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 15

CANBERRA -- The first repatriation flight from India has touched down in Australia after the government's controversial travel ban ended. ...


Hong Kong reports 3 new COVID-19 cases including 1 untraceable

HONG KONG, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 ...


Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 14

HONG KONG -- The "offense related property" of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, an instigator of Hong Kong riots, was frozen on ...


China

Section

American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...

US mounts pressure on Chinese firms to share audits

Washington DC [US], May 16 (ANI): A United States accounting oversight board proposed a draft rule to advance the implementation ...

Update: Chinese mainland reports 4 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported four new locally transmitted COVID-19 ...

An Australian scholar's happy memories of China

© Provided by Xinhua "I think actually having a personal understanding does change one's opinion on how China works," said ...

Chinese mainland reports 4 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported four new locally transmitted COVID-19 ...

Vancouver police investigating two acts of mischief

Vancouver [Canada], May 16 (ANI): Vancouver police in Canada are searching for persons who spat on and painted graffiti on ...

International

Section

Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...

Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...

Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...

Online out-of-state purchases to now be taxed in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri: The legislature passed bills on May 12 to require out-of-state online stores to collect sales taxes on ...

N.Y. university students required to be vaccinated before enrolling

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The 435,000 students enrolled at the State University of New York and the City University ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Hong Kong Herald.

More Information
33
null in Cheung Chau

Business

Section
As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...


Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...


Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...


To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...


American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...


Tech stocks all the rage on Wall Street, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday despite weak economic data.The moves on Wall Street mirrored ...


Movie Review

Never Say Never Again
Never Say Never Again [Blu-Ray]

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...