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Hong Kong’s Angus Ng crashes out of the Hong Kong Open against ‘much more serious’ Lin Dan
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:43

Angus Ng Ka-long’s reign as Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open champion came to a dramatic and thrilling end when he crashed out in the second round t...

Spendthrift government allows landlords to laugh all the way to the bank
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 03:28

The government may be the only group in Hong Kong that is happy to pay high rents. As if the current market is not frothy enough, the Government Prope...

Spendthrift government allows landlords to laugh all the way to the bank
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 03:28

The government may be the only group in Hong Kong that is happy to pay high rents. As if the current market is not frothy enough, the Government Prope...

Hong Kong dominates Asian property investment in first half
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:44

Hong Kong attracted the most property investment in Asia in the first half of 2017, according to a latest annual property report from PwC. The city to...

Wharf’s real estate spin-off ends debut trade near ‘fair value’
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:57

Shares in Wharf Real Estate Investment (REIC), which was spun off from The Wharf (Holdings), ended near their fair value estimate in debut trade on Th...

Beijing seeks better understanding of Communist Party’s work and goals from Hong Kong establishment
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:57

Beijing mobilised a senior Chinese Communist Party theorist and its top official in Hong Kong to drive home an unusually direct message to the city&rs...

Shanghai adds land supply for 20,000 rental homes to bring property prices under control
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:05

Shanghai’s government is offering six more parcels of land for rental home development, increasing the pace of land supply in a bid to rein in s...

Limited upside in China’s 2018 home prices as banks keep mortgages, loans on short leash
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:57

There’s limited upside on China’s property prices going into 2018, as the country’s monetary authorities maintain their tight grip o...

Sam Brazel credits Hong Kong Open victory with ‘really cool’ year on the European Tour
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:29

Victory in last year’s UBS Hong Kong Open was life-changing for Australia’s Sam Brazel and he returns to defend his title after a year rid...

Hong Kong Open drawcard Tommy Fleetwood celebrates Race to Dubai crown with ... more golf and a 5.30am start
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:28

The European Tour may partner with one of the world’s most well known watch companies, but time waits for no one – not even Race to Dubai ...

Overdue law on land titles could have simplified flat-buying in Hong Kong, Audit Commission says
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:26

Buying a flat in Hong Kong could be much simpler and less costly if the implementation of a land law had not been delayed for more than a decade, the ...

Irish minister suggests ‘Hong Kong solution’ for post-Brexit Northern Ireland
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:04

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney on Wednesday said the arrangement between Hong Kong and mainland China could be a possible solution for addressin...

Hong Kong budget hotels move into co-living space, as cheaper alternatives for millennials
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 03:36

Hong Kong budget hotels in non-core areas are keen to join other investors to convert their underperforming properties into co-living spaces, as it pr...

‘The entire crowd loves Spaniards’ at the Hong Kong Open but it counts for little now, says Rafa Cabrera Bello
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:54

Rafa Cabrera Bello thanks countryman Miguel Angel Jimenez for ensuring the Fanling crowd will be on his side at this week’s UBS Hong Kong Open, ...

Losing at the worlds still bothers me, says Malaysian ace Lee Chong Wei
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:57

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei has revealed he’s still feeling the pain of his disastrous World Championships campaign this year in Glasg...

‘Self-inflicted torture’ – disabled duo to row around Hong Kong Island in unprecedented challenge
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:05

When Daniel Yau and Ajmal Samuel told their rowing coach they would take part in this weekend’s Around the Island Race (ATIR), he laughed. &ldqu...

Revised charge for Hong Kong activist who claimed he was kidnapped by mainland agents
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:04

The charge against a Hong Kong democracy activist who claimed he was kidnapped and tortured by mainland Chinese agents has been changed to one of maki...

Young and fashionable willing to pay a premium for co-living space as government backs segment
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:59

Yuppies with the taste for communal living in Beijing are being spoiled for choice as an increasing number of private firms move into this latest stra...

China’s reit market could surpass US’ if barriers were removed, says Peking University
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:24

China’s real estate investment trust (reit) market could potentially be worth more than 12 trillion yuan (US$ 1.8 trillion), surpassing the US ...

‘More majors and probably more babies’ on Sergio Garcia’s wish list as he eyes Hong Kong Open success
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:05

As one season morphs seamlessly into the next for the European Tour’s best, Sergio Garcia says he wants to win “more tournaments, more maj...

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