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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer of the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook.
Local analysts were not in agreement on whether Hong Kong would follow an expected US rate hike today, but they believed the move would not have a serious impact on the stock market which has been dragged by uncertainty brought by the trade war.
US oil exports to China are becoming a casualty of Donald Trump's trade war with Xi Jinping's administration.
China is building a nationwide system to monitor the income and expenditure of governments in order to control the local government debt, the official China Daily reported yesterday, citing finance ministry officials.
US fashion group Michael Kors has agreed to take control of Versace in a deal that could value one of Italy's most prized designers at US$2 billion (HK$15.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has received 29 applications for virtual bank licenses, but analysts have different views about the impact of the new system on traditional banks.
New residential projects received lukewarm response amid the market expectations that banks will increase interest rates, as the US Federal Reserve started a two-day meeting yesterday to discuss a rate increase.
Chinese securities brokerage HTSC (6886) is seeking to issue global depository receipts on the London Stock Exchange.
People will be able to visit a new educational complex in a historical setting building from November.
One in 67 Hongkongers suffers from rare diseases, say university researchers.
Hong Kong Post has issued a special set of stamps to mark the opening of the Express Rail Link - the SAR's connection to the national high-speed rail network.
Hong Kong and Japan's tourism bodies have joined hands to organize a Hong Kong Japan Tourism Year in 2019, with people encouraged to visit both places.
Pursuing a career taking care of the dead is usually not among the jobs young people want to do, but 24-year-old Nick Cheng Man-hon has chosen it as his career path.
Pro-establishment favorite Rebecca Chan Hoi-yan said for the first time that she would "proactively consider" joining in the November Legislative Council by-election.
Queen Mary Hospital is making a bereavement more bearable with a peaceful look at its new mortuary.
Deputy Head of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, HKUST The recent success of the Hong Kong esports Team at the Asian Games has ignited public interest in the genre.
"By the time you hear the thunder, it's too late to build the ark.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust convened the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum over two days last week when many scholars and prominent people were invited to share views on the latest developments in charitable work.
One of Singapore's most influential diplomats called for the repeal of a law criminalizing sex between men, saying it was time for the modern city-state to abandon the "antiquated" legislation.
China yesterday expressed dissatisfaction and said it had lodged stern representations with the United States after the State Department approved the sale to Taiwan of spare parts for military aircraft worth up to US$330 million (HK$2.