China Dynamics Changes Name to Ev Dynamics

HONG KONG, Jul 27, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - China Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the "Company", Stock Code: 476, together with its subsidiaries, collectively "China Dynamics" or the "Group"), which provides new energy vehicles and technology integrated solutions, has changed the name of the Company from "China Dynamics (Holdings)...

Protester sentenced over failed bid to flee by boat

One of the 12 Hongkongers captured during an attempt to flee the SAR by speedboat has been given more time in detention after appearing in court over the escape bid and earlier protest-related offences. Hoang Lam-phuc, 17, pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice, as well as attempted arson...

HK celebrates Cheung Ka-long’s historic gold medal

The champagne was out across the city on Monday evening as Hongkongers celebrated Cheung Ka-long’s remarkable victory in the final of the men’s individual foil at the Tokyo Olympics. Cheung’s win ended Hong Kong’s 25-year-long wait for an Olympic gold medal, after Lee Lai-shan’s windsurfing gold in Atlanta in 1996....

Microbiologist says HK needs 90% vaccination rate

Top microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung has warned that Hong Kong was not out of the woods yet despite going another day without any local infection, as he urged the public achieve a vaccination rate of more than 90 percent for social distancing measures to be further relaxed. Officials had earlier said...

HK badminton player explains why he wore black

Hong Kong badminton player Angus Ng said on Sunday he hopes people can focus on the performance of athletes rather than what they wear, after he came under attack for the black shirt he put on at the Tokyo Olympics. Ng, the top men's player from the SAR, was seen...

HKTDC twin jewellery events open today

HONG KONG, Jul 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - The 37th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 7th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)...

HK athletes make progress on day one of Olympics

Hong Kong athletes are making progress in their fight for gold on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. In fencing, former world number one Vivian Kong was the first Hong Kong fencer to reach an Olympics fencing quarter-final, but lost to Russian Aizanat Murtazaeva. The 27-year-old had...

Punishment for US figures ‘deserved’: HKMAO

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said on Saturday seven American citizens and entities that are being sanctioned by Beijing are getting the punishment they deserve. In the first sanctions imposed under China's new anti-foreign sanction law, unspecified counter-sanctions have been laid on the current or former heads of...

National security a key focus for revamped subject

Exam authorities have published a sample paper for the revamped liberal studies subject, with an apparent emphasis on national security as well as the city’s integration with the mainland. The government announced in May that liberal studies will be renamed “citizenship and social development” with a revised curriculum in the...

‘HK used to suppress China since the handover’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Friday that “external forces” have used Hong Kong to “suppress China” ever since the handover in 1997, but people weren't sensitive enough to notice it. On RTHK’s Backchat programme, Lam alleged that foreign interference was behind major protests over the past two decades. She...

Beijing reveals tit-for-tat response to US sanctions

China said on Friday that it's imposed counter-sanctions on US individuals including former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong. The sanctions are the first imposed by China under its new anti-foreign sanction law, passed in June, and come days...

Seditious sheep books don’t show reality: police

National security police confirmed on Thursday that they had arrested five members of the General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists over three children's books featuring sheep that are suspected of inciting hatred towards the SAR government. At a press conference, senior superintendent Steve Li from the force’s national security...

Paul Chan condemns latest US report

Financial Secretary Paul Chan late on Thursday condemned the latest report on Hong Kong affairs from the US State Department, accusing Washington of again attempting to interfere in Hong Kong affairs. Washington published its annual Investment Climate Statement on the SAR days after issuing a business advisory to American companies...

New vaccine bubble ‘logistically almost impossible’

A representative of the convention industry on Thursday accused the government of imposing more - rather than fewer - restrictions on it by placing it in its vaccine bubble scheme. Stuart Bailey, the chairman of Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association, was commenting after the government said that from...

Observatory lowers typhoon signal to T1

The observatory has on Tuesday lowered this year’s first No 3 typhoon signal to Standby Signal No, 1 as Tropical Storm Cempaka moves further away from Hong Kong. “Cempaka is drifting steadily towards the western coast of Guangdong. According to the present forecast track, Cempaka is expected to move gradually...

Popular show doesn’t mean HK people accept gays: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday dismissed the idea that the popularity of a local TV drama involving a gay romance suggests a growing acceptance of homosexuality in Hong Kong, saying the issue is still "very, very controversial". ViuTV's Ossan's Love, which portrays a love triangle between three men, has...

I’m not above all laws, says Carrie Lam

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says even though she transcends the executive, legislature and judiciary she would still face legal consequences if she carried out criminal acts. Despite this, she says she has come to understand that it would be unconstitutional for her to be subject to local legislation applied to...

Hong Kong should ‘learn to live’ with Covid: expert

Epidemiologist Benjamin Cowling said on Tuesday that a more sustainable Covid strategy for Hong Kong would be to “learn to live” with the virus. The University of Hong Kong academic was speaking after the UK lifted pandemic restrictions on Monday. "I think if we can get a high vaccination coverage,...