Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong shares made a solid debut on Tuesday, trading 6.9% higher than their issue price and at a small premium to pricing in New York after marking the world’s largest stock sale this year.
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for “martyrs” on Saturday and many demanded “revenge” after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fuelling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.
An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to go to the polls for local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators.
Dubai is ranked 7th among top 10 most visited destinations in the world and is placed above cities likes Delhi, Istanbul and Kuala Lumpur.
Business activity in Hong Kong contracted at the fastest pace in 21 years in November, dragged down by anti-government protests and softening global demand,
The daily news bulletins are rarely complete without footage of demonstrators in Hong Kong demanding democracy. There is a danger that people become inured to the pictures, writing them
Hong Kong’s government on Wednesday pledged HK$4 billion ($511 million) in additional relief measures to help shore up an economy battered by months of protests that have eroded business confidence in the Asian financial hub.
The district council (DC) elections took place last week in Hong Kong with an unprecedentedly high turnout rate – 71 per cent. And as predicted, the pro-democracy bloc earned a landslide victory
Pro-China protesters plan to rally in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city and support the police who have become a prime target of attack.