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The International Monetary Fund said the world economy is plateauing as the lender cut its growth forecast for the first time in more than two years, blaming escalating trade tensions and stresses in emerging markets.
SmarTone Telecommunication (0315) has teamed up with local hotel operators and software developers to offer smart solutions, including checking in or out of hotels using mobile keys and an app for easy control of facilities inside a hotel room.
The yuan yesterday plunged to a 21-month low, although the offshore yuan overnight interbank rate surged - believed to raise the cost of speculating in currencies.
Tencent (0700) yesterday slumped 1.
Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has put up for sale property assets worth at least US$11 billion (HK$86.
Mainland tire manufacturer Prinx Chengshan (1809) closed at HK$4.
A three-bedroom home in Tai Koo Shing was sold at about 20 percent less than the valuation estimated by major banks.
Dual-class shares listings may be the start of a race to the bottom in corporate governance standards, a survey by CFA Institute revealed.
The Securities and Futures Commission has uncovered a trend of intermediaries concocting arrangements to either conceal the identities of the beneficial owners of securities or cloak their true intentions, such as engaging in margin lending.
The High Court yesterday rejected an appeal application submitted by ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung and activist Tam Tak-chi over an incident at a debating competition.
With summer now over, Hong Kong's culture world starts a new season.
The principal of Baptist (Sha Tin Wai) Lui Ming Choi Primary School embroiled in accusations of misappropriation of funds has gone on sick leave.
The number of people who have participated in the colorectal cancer screening program has reached 100,000, according to the Department of Health.
A 78-year-old woman went on trial in the District Court yesterday for allegedly splashing hot water on her domestic helper.
A 70-year-old man, who lost his leg in a car accident, was able to sweep the grave of his elder brother for the first time in a decade, thanks to a "stair-climbing" service offered for free by a charity group.
Belgium's foreign affairs office has filed a writ to the High Court in Hong Kong seeking to recover about 169,000 euros (HK$1.
Trial balloons on the contents of the policy address have been flying high, along with public expectations for measures to benefit the community, particularly with respect to housing and land supply.
Christopher Frey Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment & Sustainability, HKUST In June, the government announced plans to revise the Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme, where inspection of mold as well as two volatile organic compounds, naphthalene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, would be added to requirements for a premise to obtain an IAQ certificate.
I will be taking part in the cross-harbor race, which comes toward the end of the month.
The second of two Russians blamed by Britain for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been identified as a military doctor for Moscow's GRU intelligence service.