Hong Kong’s largest IPOs for 2022 Onewo and Leapmotor trading debut

A gong inside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Vanke’s subsidiary Onewo and EV maker Zhejiang Leapmotor Technology began trading on the Hong Kong market on Thursday. Paul Yeung | Bloomberg | Getty Images Two of Hong Kong’s largest initial public offerings of the year dropped on their first day of trade in the city … Read more

What is required to travel to Hong Kong? Many, many tests

Travelers headed to Hong Kong no longer need to quarantine in a hotel upon arrival. But they will have to submit to a barrage of Covid tests. They can go to work, take public transportation and go to supermarkets, but for the first three days, travelers can’t go into “high-risk premises” such as restaurants, bars … Read more

Cardinal Zen, activists face Hong Kong court over legal aid fund | Human Rights News

90-year-old former bishop of Hong Kong charged with improperly registering a support fund for those arrested in 2019 protests. A 90-year-old Catholic cardinal and five others have gone on trial in Hong Kong for allegedly failing to register a now-defunct fund to help provide legal aid to people arrested in the 2019 pro-democracy protests. Cardinal … Read more

Cardinal Zen, 5 others stand trial in Hong Kong over fund

HONG KONG: A 90-year-old Catholic cardinal and five others stood trial in Hong Kong on Monday for allegedly failing to register a now-defunct fund set up to assist people arrested in the mass anti-government protests in the city three years ago . Cardinal Joseph Zenwho is a retired bishop of Hong Kong, was first arrested … Read more

Hong Kong Scraps Mandatory Quarantine For International Travellers With New “0+3” Rule

Strict pandemic rules will stay in place for international travelers On Friday, Hong Kong announced that it will end mandatory hotel quarantine, scrapping some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions, which battered the economy and kept the finance hub internationally isolated for almost two years. This move has brought relief to residents and businesses, which … Read more

Hong Kong removes international travel quarantine after more than 900 days

Hong Kong CNN — The Hong Kong government has announced the ending of formal quarantine for international travelers after more than two and a half years of stringent pandemic controls. Under new rules that will take effect from September 26, incoming travelers will be required to undergo three days of self-monitoring on arrival. The Hong … Read more

Hong Kong arrests harmonica player for sedition at queen vigil

HONG KONG: A Hong Konger who played the harmonica to a crowd outside the British consulate during Elizabeth II’s funeral was arrested for sedition, police and local media on Tuesday. Crowds of Hong Kongers have queued to pay tribute to Britain’s late monarch this week, some expressing nostalgia for the city’s colonial past at a … Read more

Hong Kong to decide on further Covid relaxation ‘soon’: city leader

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday said he will soon make a decision on further relaxing coronavirus restrictions, residents and businesses decry quarantine rules that have kept the finance hub cut off for more than two years. “We will make a decision soon and announce it to the public,” chief executive John Lee told … Read more

Hong Kong leader ‘exploring’ easing of controversial COVID curbs | Economy

John Lee says changes to controversial hotel quarantine scheme should not cause “chaos or confusion”. Hong Kong is “actively exploring” changes to strict COVID-19 curbs that have devastated the economy and driven talent from the financial hub, with authorities hoping to make an announcement soon, the city’s leader has said. Hong Kong Chief Executive John … Read more