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China Everbright International's (0257) waste-to-energy plant in Vietnam, which is being built at a cost of HK$757.
Hedge funds and other large speculators pared bullish bets on bullion to the lowest in more than two years as the metal fell below US$1,300 (HK$10,140) an ounce for the first time this year, spurring the biggest weekly price decline since December.
Plastic bottles and baby feeding accessories manufacturer MS Group Holdings' initial public offering (IPO) opens today in Hong Kong.
Centaline Property reported 17 transactions in 10 major estates in the secondary real estate market over the weekend, compared with 16 transactions a week earlier.
China's financial services market should be opened further to foreign competition, but liberalization of cross-border capital flows should be done more cautiously, an adviser to China's central bank said at a forum yesterday.
China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region.
New research funding arrangements for Hong Kong universities will help increase the city's competitiveness, but the government has to come up with a research direction to prioritize resources, Hong Kong University's vice president and pro vice chancellor of research Andy Hor Tzi-sum says.
Three Hongkongers conquered Mount Everest last week, including John Tsang Chi-sing who scaled the top peak for the third time.
Steve Hui joked that he does not mind taking jabs for his English-speaking skills as it could help ease tensions between the public and police.
Hong Kong endured its hottest day this year as temperatures reached 34.
Former police public relations chief superintendent Steve Hui Chun-tak, remembered as "4pm Hui Sir" during the Occupy movement, will retire tomorrow after 31 years with the force.
An unexpected, and I must say unwelcome, invitation appeared in my inbox: "It is our greatest pleasure to invite you to attend the 2nd International Conference 'Insects to Feed the World' in Wuhan, China, to address all aspects related to insects as food and feed.
The Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition is a premier Hong Kong event in terms of its profile and the caliber of judges and guests.
Fathers please note: Whenever your child says "I'm ready" it is a legal requirement you say "Hello, Ready, I'm Dad.
A cease-fire between Syrian government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours amid reports that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave, a Syrian war monitoring group said yesterday.
North Korea has demanded Seoul repatriate a dozen waitresses who fled to the South two years ago, just days after abruptly calling off a planned inter-Korean meeting following weeks of tentative rapprochement.
Jurors return to a Silicon Valley courtroom today to put a price on patented iPhone design features copied by Samsung, in a legal case dating back seven years.
A stream of lava could block a highway on Hawaii's Big Island that serves as an escape route for residents fleeing Kilauea volcano.
Newcastle United lifted the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens title for the first time, but they had to do it the hard way.
Jupp Heynckes was forced to deny Bayern Munich are bad losers after their shock 3-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup final ruined his final game as manager.