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The highly anticipated debut of Yixin Group (2858) yesterday disappointed many investors as the firm, backed by Tencent Holdings (0700), ended only 5 percent higher than its IPO price.
Sun Hung Kai Properties (0016) said it will put on the market 10 flats at its Victoria Harbour project in North Point next Friday, with sizes from 1,173 square feet to 1,599 sq ft.
Hong Kong stocks firmed yesterday, helped by index heavyweight Ping An Insurance Group (2318) and Tencent Holdings (0700).
A property tax may be introduced in China in the near future as the government attempts to reduce a worrisome build-up of debt in the economy.
China Duty Free Group has partnered with French Lagardere Travel Retail to operate the duty free liquor and tobacco concession zone at Hong Kong's airport, where an interactive area will be set.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation and Hang Seng Bank (0011) yesterday separately announced management fee deductions for 10 constituent funds under Mandatory Provident Fund schemes, which is expected to bring another round of market cuts.
A "dual suspension" proposal to handle North Korea is the best option, a Chinese spokesman said yesterday after US President Donald Trump claimed he and President Xi Jinping rejected a "freeze for freeze" deal.
Police are looking into how an apparently bloodstained syringe found its way on to a doll at a Toys'R'Us store in Whampoa.
US lawmakers should examine policy options to impose penalties on Beijing for not abiding by its commitments to Hong Kong, a report by a congressional commission says.
A new alliance was formed by four "progressive" pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday to consolidate efforts of "singleton" legislators and improve communications.
Bring out those winter woolies as cold weather is just around the corner.
Two passengers and a taxi driver remain in critical condition after the taxi they were in crashed into a roadworks lorry on Tsing Kwai Highway in Tsing Yi on Wednesday night.
Domestic workers with soon-to-expire contracts may extend their employment until the end of February next year.
Taipei's reputation among seasoned travelers as a foodie paradise will be further burnished when the city has its own Michelin guide early next year.
Christmas shopping is here again. With a more robust economy, local tourism is picking up, and retailers are reporting steady improvements - even if the market is not exactly booming.
Money serves two functions. It is a medium of exchange and, at the same time, a store of value.
Burmese security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya, burned victims alive, and gang-raped women and girls, according to two separate reports detailing mounting evidence of genocide against the minority group.
Notorious US killer Charles Manson, who led a cult that killed pregnant actress Sharon Tate, has been hospitalized in deteriorating health.
President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said yesterday, and is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup.
Indonesia's anti-graft commission says it will declare the speaker of parliament a fugitive if he does not turn himself in after being accused of involvement in the theft of US$170 million (HK$1.32 billion) in public funds.