Hong Kong reports second COVID-19 death

Hong Kong reports second COVID-19 death

Hong Kong recorded its second death caused by the new coronavirus on Wednesday (Feb 19).
International schools may benefit from expected leaving of Hong Kong expatriates

International schools may benefit from expected leaving of Hong Kong expatriates

International schools in Vietnam may welcome a rising number of foreign students as expatriates in Hong Kong wish to leave for the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Hotpot restaurants fall victim to coronavirus fears in Hong Kong

Hotpot restaurants fall victim to coronavirus fears in Hong Kong

Hotpot has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus outbreak after 10 members of a family in Hong Kong became infected after sharing the dish, a much-loved favourite during winter.
Coronavirus transforms daily life on Hong Kong's fearful streets

Coronavirus transforms daily life on Hong Kong's fearful streets

Hunkering down in cramped apartments and raiding supermarket shelves for food and masks, Hong Kongers are fretting about the future as the coronavirus sweeps one of the world's most densely populated cities.
Thousands from cruise ship in Hong Kong freed after novel coronavirus tests

Thousands from cruise ship in Hong Kong freed after novel coronavirus tests

Thousands of people stranded aboard a cruise ship in Hong Kong for five days were allowed to disembark on Sunday (Feb 9) after its 1,800 crew tested negative for the deadly new coronavirus.
Hong Kong unveils novel coronavirus quarantine plans, with jail for dodgers

Hong Kong unveils novel coronavirus quarantine plans, with jail for dodgers

Hong Kong on Friday (Feb 7) said it will deploy an army of volunteers to bolster plans to forcibly quarantine all arrivals from mainland China, warning that anyone caught breaching the new rules faces up to six months' jail.
Second nCoV death reported outside China 

Second nCoV death reported outside China 

Hong Kong has just confirmed the first death from the coronavirus, making it the second outside of mainland China.
Hong Kong tourism stocks take hit as virus spooks investors

Hong Kong tourism stocks take hit as virus spooks investors

Tourism-linked stocks sank in Hong Kong on Tuesday (Jan 21) with investors spooked by confirmation that a deadly virus in China can be transmitted between humans, while confidence was also hit by Moody's decision to downgrade the city's credit rating.
Hong Kong airline apologises after forcing woman to take pregnancy test

Hong Kong airline apologises after forcing woman to take pregnancy test

A Hong Kong airline forced a Japanese woman to take a pregnancy test before allowing her on a flight to a Pacific island popular with mothers seeking US citizenship for their babies.
TTI to invest $650 million in cordless power equipment plant

TTI to invest $650 million in cordless power equipment plant

TTI is to invest $650 million in a cordless power equipment plant in SHTP – one of Vietnam’s fastest-growing R&D and technology hubs and future Silicon Valley.
Asian markets rattled by fresh trade concerns

Asian markets rattled by fresh trade concerns

Asian markets slipped on Tuesday (Dec 3) as global trade uncertainty returned to the fore after the United States reimposed tariffs on Argentina and Brazil, threatened steep levies against France and warned China of new measures if ongoing talks are not successful.
European stock markets retreat as Trump triggers Chinese anger

European stock markets retreat as Trump triggers Chinese anger

European stock markets eased lower on Thursday (Nov 28) as China-US trade talks were jolted by legislation in Washington backing Hong Kong protests that has angered Beijing.
Vietnamese students in Hong Kong get support to come back home

Vietnamese students in Hong Kong get support to come back home

Vietnamese nationals who are pursuing study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on November 16 received support from the Consulate General of Vietnam to return home as the university announced immediate termination of the current term, initially scheduled to end in December, due to widening unrest.
European stock markets start week mostly lower

European stock markets start week mostly lower

European stock markets mostly slid on Monday (Nov 11) as traders reacted to fading US-China trade deal hopes, renewed unrest in Hong Kong, a stronger pound and political impasse in Spain.
Asian markets down on trade uncertainty, unrest hits Hong Kong

Asian markets down on trade uncertainty, unrest hits Hong Kong

Asian markets turned lower on Monday (Nov 11) as another record close on Wall Street was overshadowed by uncertainty on the China-US trade talks, while Hong Kong was also hit by fresh protests in which at least one person was shot.
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