Date
21 February 2020

Hong Kong

  • Despite a ban on forced shopping, mainland tourists are still being victimized by some tour operators. Photo: HKEJ

    Mainland tour operators just can’t kick bad habit, HKEJ says

    May 2, 2014 9:10am
    Travel companies from the mainland are at it again. After a sharp fall in related incidents, mainland tour operators are again skirting a Hong Kong ban on forced shopping, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reported Friday,...
  • It's OK to lend your car to a friend who's getting married, but don't ask to be paid. Photo: Kwankwan from Flicker

    Don’t expect to get paid when lending your car to friends

    Apr 30, 2014 11:05am
    That’s illegal. Hong Kong police arrested two men on Tuesday for allegedly operating a car rental service without a license. Acting on a tip-off, police found that a local website was providing wedding car rental services...
  • The papier-mache panda army is coming to Hong Kong as part of a world tour. Picture: PMQ

    Hong Kong readies for a panda invasion

    Apr 29, 2014 10:50am
    From late April to early June last year, the Tsim Tsa Tsui waterfront in Hong Kong was the scene of much excitement as a giant yellow rubber duck sat on the waters near the Harbour City...
  • Manila mayor Joseph Estrada does not have the stature to make an apology on behalf of the Philippines for the deadly 2010 bus siege. Photo: AFPc

    HK media: Aquino should apologize for bus tragedy

    Apr 23, 2014 2:28pm
    The Philippines should apologize “at the highest levels” for the 2010 bus siege that killed seven Hong Kong tourists and their guide, Hong Kong media said Wednesday. In editorials ahead of a scheduled meeting between Manila...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 23, 2014 8:04am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Wednesday, April 23: TOP STORIES Leung says more cross-border finance opening-up policies imminent Interview:...
  • A Hong Kong company has applied for trademark rights to the Cheung Chau Bun Festival's peace logo. Photo: Xinhua

    Bun fight over Cheung Chau festival peace logo

    Apr 22, 2014 3:14pm
    A Hong Kong company has applied to register the “Ping On” peace logo featured at Hong Kong’s annual Cheung Chau Bun Festival as a trademark, prompting fears among residents and shop owners on the outlying island...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 22, 2014 7:51am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Tuesday, April 22: TOP STORIES New IPOs get closer in mainland as watchdog unveils...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 18, 2014 9:01am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Friday, April 18: TOP STORIES China Resources chief Song Lin faces graft probe The...
  • Single women in Hong Kong outnumber the city's bachelors by 40,000. Photo: AFP

    Single women in Hong Kong now exceed a million

    Apr 17, 2014 3:00pm
    The number of single women in Hong Kong reached 1.01 million last year, around 40,000 more than their 970,000 male counterparts who were still bachelors, according to the data from the Census and Statistics Department. Central and Western...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 17, 2014 8:03am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Thursday, April 17: TOP STORIES Jury out on added through-train volumes, HKEx chairman says...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 16, 2014 8:06am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Wednesday, April 16: TOP STORIES Holdup on the line for HK high-speed rail link ...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 15, 2014 8:05am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Tuesday, April 15: TOP STORIES HK property prices, valuations headed for further falls Analysis:...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 14, 2014 8:14am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Monday, April 14: TOP STORIES New accounting laws fail to close loopholes, institute says...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 11, 2014 8:00am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Friday, April 11: TOP STORIES Cross-border individual stock investing scheme worth 550 billion yuan...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 10, 2014 7:58am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Thursday, April 10: TOP STORIES CITIC Group backdoor listing plan details may come next...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 9, 2014 7:46am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Wednesday, April 9: TOP STORIES Developers may follow SHKP to cut new home prices...
  • Alan Hoo says Hong Kong should provide a clear legal ground for the People's Liberation Army to maintain order in the city during emergency situations. Photo: HKEJ

    National security law needed for Occupy Central, Alan Hoo says

    Apr 8, 2014 2:09pm
    Hong Kong should adopt the national security law for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to deal with emergency situations such as those that may be presented by the Occupy Central movement if the city is...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 8, 2014 7:52am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Tuesday, April 8: TOP STORIES Sell-off in internet, healthcare plays may continue, analysts say...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 7, 2014 7:48am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Monday, April 7: TOP STORIES RMB/USD futures added to HK after-hours trading Hong Kong...
  • HKEJ Today: Highlights

    Apr 4, 2014 7:45am
    Following is a summary of major news and comments in the Hong Kong Economic Journal, the parent publication of EJ Insight, on Friday, April 4: TOP STORIES Sinopec said to eye US$30 billion stake sale in retail...