Man charged with manslaughter day after brawl

Police have charged a 39-year-old man with manslaughter after a man died on Tuesday evening following an apparent a fight in Sham Shui Po in the early hours of Monday. The 54-year-old victim had been sent unconscious to Princess Margaret Hospital, following the reported brawl at the junction of Pei...

Two buildings in Taikoo and Wan Chai put on lockdown

Two residential buildings – in Taikoo Shing and Wan Chai – were put on lockdown by health authorities on Tuesday evening after three positive or preliminary positive Covid-19 cases were detected involving people arriving from overseas. Two of the patients carry the more contagious L452R strain, officials said, while the...

Hiker washed away by floods found dead

Authorities on Tuesday found the body of a man, who's believed to have been washed away by floods while hiking in Ma On Shan earlier in the day. At the time, the Strong Wind Signal No. 3 was in force. Police received a report at 10:46 am that a 60-year-old...

‘Liberate’ slogan cannot incite secession, court told

Lawyers for the defence in the case of national security suspect Tong Ying-kit on Tuesday sought to convince a three-judge panel that the protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times” was incapable of inciting others to commit secession. Tuesday was the 15th day of the trial – the...

Observatory issues Strong Wind Signal Number 3

The observatory on Monday issued the Strong Wind Signal Number 3 as tropical storm Cempaka edged closer to the coast of western Guangdong. Senior Scientific Officer Tong Yu-fai said the signal would be in force for some time as the storm's intensity and track remained uncertain. He said the observatory...

Find out why people are leaving, headteachers urge CE

Secondary schools principals on Monday urged the chief executive to "listen to the people" and find out why so many Hongkongers are emigrating, as they voiced concerns that a brain drain of teachers will affect the quality of education here. In an open letter, the Hong Kong Association of the...

Govt must tell voters who not to pick: Elizabeth Quat

A pro-Beijing lawmaker on Monday said the government must warn voters not to pick "unpatriotic" candidates in future elections, as another urged officials to reassure people they can exercise their right to vote without fear. DAB legislator Elizabeth Quat complained that publicity for December's Legco races does not emphasise strongly...

US businesses ‘fear internet curbs in Hong Kong’

US businesses in Hong Kong fear mainland Chinese internet curbs and want local authorities to commit to the free flow of information, the head of the city's American Chamber of Commerce said Monday. Hong Kong has long marketed itself as an international business centre, free from China's controls and the...

Now TV executive quits after ‘stormy year for media’

A senior executive of Now News has tendered her resignation, RTHK understands. The news department’s vice president, Annie Cheng, texted her colleagues on Monday morning about her decision. “The time has come,” Cheng wrote, adding she had chosen to “let things go” and “preserve the beautiful and good.” She praised...

Observatory to consider no 3 storm signal later

The observatory says it will consider issuing the Strong Wind Signal Number 3 in the late afternoon on Monday or Tuesday morning, as Tropical Storm Cempaka intensifies and edges closer to the west of the Pearl River Estuary. The Standby Signal Number 1 is currently in force, with the weathermen...

’70 percent vaccination rate may not be good enough’

Respiratory medicine specialist Leung Chi-chiu warned on Monday that even if Hong Kong reaches a 70 percent vaccination rate, this may no longer be good enough to provide herd immunity against Covid-19 in light of the emergence of more contagious variants. Leung said the jabs are less effective against some...

Product designer jailed for rioting near PolyU

A product designer was on Monday sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for rioting in Hung Hom in 2019, at a time when hundreds of protesters were surrounded by police at the nearby Polytechnic University. Lui Sheuk-hang, 31, was arrested in Wuhu Street while he was wearing...

祖龍娛樂(9990.HK)獲董事長和管理層連續增持,看好公司長線發展和未來產品佈局

HONG KONG, Jul 20, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 根據香港聯交所最新權益披露資料顯示,2021年7月15日至7月19日期間,祖龍娛樂(9990.HK)獲其董事長兼首席執行官李青先生以自有資金在公開市場連續三個交易日增持公司股票。截至7月19日,李青先生最新的持股比例上升至34.21%。此外據悉,2021年7月16日,祖龍娛樂(9990.HK)亦獲公司管理層持股平台通過大宗交易方式增持約186萬股公司股票,涉資共計約2,340萬港元。以上連續增持,彰顯了董事長李青先生以及公司管理層看好公司業務情況、長線發展和未來產品佈局,並對公司投資價值和未來增長前景充滿信心。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)