Hong Kong: Caught in Crossfire of Intensifying Trade Dispute Between China, U.S.

Hong Kong: Caught in Crossfire of Intensifying Trade Dispute Between China, U.S.

H An unexpected move by U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration to hike tariffs on Chinese goods jolted global markets this week and sandwiched…

Hong Kong remains opposed to new alternatives to reduce smoking after U.S. approval.

Hong Kong remains opposed to new alternatives to reduce smoking after U.S. approval.

HPicture By https://rebcenter-moscow.ru/ (Own work) CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons U.S. regulators now allow the sale of heat-not-burn tobacco products, but Hong Kong is sticking to…

Blood smuggling into HK still common as parents in China look for baby boys

Blood smuggling into HK still common as parents in China look for baby boys

The preference for male children remains strong in mainland China with the number of people bringing blood samples across the border to help prospective parents…

Hong Kong Announces Consultation on OTC Derivatives

Hong Kong Announces Consultation on OTC Derivatives

Hong Kong regulators are looking for input on how to better manage risks specifically related to over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives like swaps or exotic options. The…

Expanded scheme will open mainland border to more cars

Expanded scheme will open mainland border to more cars

Mainland authorities will let more private cars travel between Hong Kong and China as they strive to promote freer movement within the Greater Bay Area….

Stock Connect Set to Expand to Dual-Class Shares

Stock Connect Set to Expand to Dual-Class Shares

Mainland-based investors will soon be able to invest in Hong Kong-listed dual-class shares such as those of smartphone maker Xiaomi and e-commerce company Meituan Dianping…

Peepers: Police chief calls for anti-voyeurism law

Peepers: Police chief calls for anti-voyeurism law

Hong Kong’s police chief is calling for a specific law in the city to fight ‘upskirt’ photo-taking after the top court ruled that the charge…

Are you being watched? Taxi video footage triggers privacy concerns

Are you being watched? Taxi video footage triggers privacy concerns

An Uber driver leaking a video of two celebrities in the back seat has sparked debate on whether this is a breach of privacy law…

‘Remain vigilant’ says PLG report on Hong Kong rule of law

‘Remain vigilant’ says PLG report on Hong Kong rule of law

The Progressive Lawyers Group of Hong Kong, in its inaugural report, elaborates on the implementation of the rule of law in the city and warns…

Hong Kong’s mandatory internship barrier to overseas doctors

Hong Kong’s mandatory internship barrier to overseas doctors

The Medical Council of Hong Kong recently decided against a proposal to exempt overseas-trained doctors from a mandatory internship before they can practise in the…