HK to take measures to curb repatriation claim abuse

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK to take measures to curb repatriation claim abuse 

HONG KONG, Sept. 8 — More and more foreigners are making claims for non-refoulement protection in Hong Kong in recent years, with more than 10,000 pending cases so far, a legislator said.

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Gold price closes higher in Hong Kong

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gold price closes higher in Hong Kong 

HONG KONG, Sept. 1 — The gold price in Hong Kong went up 88 HK dollars to close at 10,568 HK dollars per tael on Tuesday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.

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Hong Kong's retail sales down 2.8 % in July

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong's retail sales down 2.8 % in July 

HONG KONG, Aug. 31 — The value of total retail sales in Hong Kong fell 2.8 percent year-on-year in July to 37.6 billion HK dollars (about USD 4.8 billion), the Census and Statistics Department said here on Monday.

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Taiwan receives record mainland visitors in H1

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Taiwan receives record mainland visitors in H1 

TAIPEI, Aug. 2 — Some 2.8 million people visited Taiwan from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao in the first half of 2015, according to new official data.

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Myanmar state airline to launch 1st int'l flight to Singapore

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Myanmar state airline to launch 1st int'l flight to Singapore 

YANGON, July 15 — Myanmar National Airline (MNA) will launch its first international flight of Yangon to Singapore on August 17, official media reported Wednesday.

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Ilocanos welcome Chinese tourists

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ilocanos welcome Chinese tourists 

LAOAG CITY, June 15 –Amid territorial dispute between china and the Philippines, Chinese tourists flock at the Laoag International Airport Saturday as the Guangzhou-Laoag chartered flight is back.

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HKEx eyes commodities connect with Chinese mainland

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on HKEx eyes commodities connect with Chinese mainland 

HONG KONG, May 20 — Hong Kong's stock exchange is exploring the possibility of setting up a commodities link with the Chinese mainland similar to the stock connect program launched with Shanghai in November, said Charles Li Xiaojia, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), on Wednesday.

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HK bans import of poultry meat and products from U.S. county

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK bans import of poultry meat and products from U.S. county 

HONG KONG, May 20 — Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety (CFS) announced Wednesday that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from a county of the United States with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong.

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HK bans import of poultry meat and products from parts of U.S., Turkey

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK bans import of poultry meat and products from parts of U.S., Turkey 

HONG KONG, May 19 — The Center for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hong Kong said on Tuesday that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the state of Nebraska of the United States and Manisa Province in Turkey.

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HK's major trade fairs in April attracts over 220,000 visitors

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK's major trade fairs in April attracts over 220,000 visitors 

HONG KONG, May 11 — Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Monday announced that the seven major trade fairs that it held in April has attracted around 224,000 buyers, up 1 percent from the same period of last year.

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