Edition:
United Kingdom

Farah Master

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans

10 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters.

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say.

Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social economic order, a state-backed report said this week.

UPDATE 1-Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG, July 9 Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social economic order, a state-backed report said this week.

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say.

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG, July 9 Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say.

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors

07 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visitors for the city's opposition to an extradition bill which has caused political turmoil.

UPDATE 2-China to launch first yuan bonds in casino hub Macau

25 Jun 2019

* China MOF to debut bonds in Macau, says to help develop local market

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits

16 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologised to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial. | Video

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests

14 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Cracks appeared on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, and opponents of the bill said they would stage more demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week. | Video

World News