February 19, 2020 | 15:45
Hong Kong recorded its second death caused by the new coronavirus on Wednesday (Feb 19).
February 19, 2020 | 14:32
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.
February 13, 2020 | 09:11
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.
February 11, 2020 | 09:04
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.
February 09, 2020 | 18:52
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.
February 08, 2020 | 09:58
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.
February 04, 2020 | 12:13
Hong Kong has just confirmed the first death from the coronavirus, making it the second outside of mainland China.
January 21, 2020 | 15:11
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.
January 18, 2020 | 08:52
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.
January 08, 2020 | 12:07
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.
December 04, 2019 | 09:49
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.
November 29, 2019 | 10:27
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.
November 18, 2019 | 10:31
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.
November 12, 2019 | 10:37
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.
November 12, 2019 | 10:13
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.