HONG KONG Hong Kong has no legal basis to demand that any particular rights be extended to 12 Hong Kong people detained in China as they tried to flee by boat and they will have to face the law there, the city's chief executive said on Tuesday.
HONG KONG, Sept 10 Yum China Holdings Inc
, the Chinese operator of KFC, closed its first Hong
Kong trading session down 5.3% on Thursday, the worst performing
debut in the city for a $1 billion plus company in more than a
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Shares of China's SMIC fell by over a fifth on Monday after news of potential U.S. sanctions against the chipmaker, wiping about HK$31 billion ($4 billion) off its market value and prompting analysts to predict doom if a ban is implemented.
* SMIC "could go under" in few years if ban implemented -
* July retail sales value slides 23.1% y/y, 18th month of
HONG KONG Hong Kong's retail sales plunged 24.8% in June from a year earlier, falling for the 17th consecutive month as the coronavirus pandemic slammed the brakes on tourism and spending in the city.
* June retail sales value drops 24.8% y/y, 17th month of
HONG KONG Hong Kong's long recession showed some signs of easing in the second quarter as coronavirus restrictions were lifted, but a quick recovery is now in doubt as a fresh wave of infections prompt the government to impose tough new health measures.
HONG KONG China opened its powerful national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel near a city-centre park that has been one of the most popular venues for pro-democracy protests into its new headquarters. | Video
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