‘Open border so HK won’t miss out on five-year plan’

Lawmakers have called on mainland and Hong Kong authorities to start discussions on reopening the border as a visiting delegation from Beijing said the SAR should not miss out on development opportunities in the country's five-year plan. The deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Huang Liuquan,...

Central Market reopening after HK$500m makeover

Hong Kong's Central Market will reopen to the public on Monday, almost two decades after it was closed down. Following a HK$500 million makeover, the Grade III historic building boasts dozens of retail and food outlets, with seats for visitors to rest in the famous atrium, and snack stalls along...

Delayed vote on sanctions law ‘not unusual’: scholar

A mainland scholar on Friday played down Beijing’s decision to postpone a vote on inserting the anti-sanctions law into Hong Kong’s Basic Law, saying it’s not unusual given the profound impact it could have on the SAR’s markets. Tien Feilong, an associate professor of law at Beijing’s Beihang University said...

‘Queen’s Road Central is a failed street’

Campaigners will take to the streets on Thursday afternoon to promote their idea to pedestrianise Queen's Road Central, saying it will help businesses and lower carbon emissions. James Ockenden, the editor of Transit Jam and producer of RTHK's Wham Bam Tram! show, says the government put forward the idea 20...

The combination of Venus Acquisition Corporation and Viyi Algorithm Inc. will increase its revenue by 176.8% in 2020

NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 Venus Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: VENA) ("Venus"), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and VIYI Algorithm Inc. ("VIYI Algo"), a Cayman Islands exempted company operating in China and controlled by WiMi Hologram Cloud, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIMI), announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. A...

Merger of Viyi Algorithm Inc. and Venus Acquisition Corporation brings in $47.17 million in annual revenue

NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 Venus Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: VENA) ("Venus"), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and VIYI Algorithm Inc. ("VIYI Algo"), a Cayman Islands exempted company operating in China and controlled by WiMi Hologram Cloud, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIMI), announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. A...

Central Global Berhad Makes Two Board Appointments

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Main Market-listed Central Global Berhad ("Central Global") is pleased to announce the appointments of Yang Hormat Mulia ("YHM") Tengku Dato' Indera Abu Bakar Ahmad ("Tengku Abu Bakar") and Encik Shaharuddin bin Abdullah ("Encik Shaharuddin") as non-executive directors of the...

Central African PM Ngrebada resigns

Prime Minister of the Central African Republic Firmin Ngrebada gives an interview on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 4, 2021. (OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP) BANGUI - Central African Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada announced on his Twitter account on Thursday that...

Cabbie arrested after crashing into PLA barracks gate

A taxi driver has been arrested for criminal damage and entering a closed area without permit, after he crashed into a gate of the Central Barracks of the Chinese People's Liberation Army on Saturday night. The 53-year-old man was driving along Lung Wo Road at around 6 pm, when he's...

US Bond Yields And Correlation To The Dollar

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - The British Pound Sterling held firm near a three-month high against the US dollar last week, amid rising expectations of an earlier than expected rate hike by the Bank of England, while the US currency looks to inflation data...

Central and Western sees more ambush-style lockdowns

Central and Western sees more ambush-style lockdowns Residents of Central and Western are facing more ambush-style Covid lockdowns with two being imposed on Sunday evening at separate locations. It's the second night in a row that there has been a lockdown in Central and Western, as the government tries to...

Government mandates tests at 64 buildings

2021-03-14 HKT 04:14" title="All but eight of the buildings were on Hong Kong island, most in Central and Western District. Photo: RTHK"> All but eight of the buildings were on Hong Kong island, most in Central and Western District. Photo: RTHK The government on Sunday ordered people who had spent...