Mon, 16 Dec 2019

In S. Korea, Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests Find Support

SEOUL - Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is gaining support among South Korean college students, who see some overlap with their ...

Chinese TV pulls Arsenal match after Ozil's Uighur comments

Beijing - Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has pulled a game between Arsenal and Manchester City from its programme after the ...

Police Targets of Both Love and Anger in Hong Kong Rallies

Several thousand people shouting words of thanks to the police turned out in Hong Kong on Sunday in an unusual ...

Five Held Over Man's Death in Hong Kong Protests

HONG KONG - Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on ...

Hong Kong Leader Lam Visits Beijing as Pressure Mounts at Home

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam visited Beijing on Saturday for her first trip to the Chinese capital since her government ...

Reuters' Distributor Blocked Company's Hong Kong Protest News

LONDON - As anti-government demonstrations engulfed Hong Kong in August, Reuters broke a sensitive story: Beijing had rejected a secret ...

What Boris Johnson's victory means for Britain's place in the world

With Boris Johnson's impressive election victory, one of the biggest questions in British politics will be answered: Brexit, in some ...

Chinese premier says Hong Kong not yet out of its 'dilemma'- CABLE TV

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in a meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that the Asian financial ...

Chinese Premier says Hong Kong not yet out of protest 'dilemma'

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub ...

HK-GD environment meeting held

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong today attended the first meeting of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Working Group on Environmental ...

HK students win 6 science medals

A team of six Hong Kong students have won two gold and four silver medals at the International Junior Science ...

HKO calendar to go on sale

The Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2020 will go on sale on December 18. The calendar features photos taken by citizens ...

20 green transport trials approved

The Environmental Protection Department today announced its approval of 20 new green transport trial applications under the Pilot Green Transport ...

Exchange Fund foreign assets fall

The Exchange Funds foreign assets decreased by $51.3 billion to $3.579 trillion in November, the Monetary Authority announced today. The ...

Doxxing injunction scope extended

The High Court amended the interim injunction order which restrains doxxing and harassment against police officers and their families to ...

New fisheries strategy set

The Government today gazetted the Marine Parks & Marine Reserves (Amendment) Regulation 2019 for implementation of the new fisheries management ...

SJ dismisses untrue claims

Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng has again dismissed claims thatshe was forced to remain in her post as totally fallacious. ...

Gov't mourns Ng Cho-nam

Principal officials today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of former Conservancy Association Chairman Ng Cho-nam and extended their deepest ...

Poverty figures rise slightly

The Government announced that the pre-intervention poverty figures in 2018 rose slightly year-on-year, with a poor population of more than ...

HK poverty rate explained

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Dr Law Chi-kwong said the number of people living below the poverty line in Hong ...

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Moscow to be home to largest theme park in Europe

MOSCOW, Russia - A new theme park, set to become the largest in Europe, will open in Moscow in the ...

Samsung corrects sales figures for newly-launched fold smartphone

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics has denied media reports that it has sold a million Galaxy Fold smartphones in ...

$200m funding to benefit public works and highways in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to help the Philippine government prepare ...

Airbus to supply Ireland with two C 295s for maritime surveillance

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government of Ireland has awarded a contract for the provision of two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft ...

Surplus before spending. Frydenberg's risky MYEFO strategy

Today's mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) continues to promise a small budget surplus in 2019-20 and each of the ...

5 things MYEFO tells us about the economy and the nation's finances

As we come to the end of 2019, you'd be forgiven for being confused about the health of the economy.Treasurer ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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