Yesterday | South China Morning Post
The HKMA boss isn't comparing apples with apples in his claims for the value of interbank payments through Hong Kong's settlement systems As the writer of the South China Morning Post's Monitor column, Tom Holland attempts each day to make sense of the latest developments in business, finance and economic affairs in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Yesterday | Weekend Balita
Philippine football chiefs said Thursday they had filed a complaint with FIFA about "physical and racist abuse" suffered by Filipino players and fans during a recent game in Hong Kong.
Tuesday | The Atlantic
It may still be early in Edward Snowden's attempt to find safe haven here, but a new poll and a weekend rally demanding that the local government protect Snowden indicate that the people and government of this semi-autonomous region of China may be taking a shine to the 29-year-old whistle-blower.
Tuesday | Rabett Run
Back when Eli was a young bunny, before he took up hip hop and went on world tour, he roamed the library.
China on Monday dismissed as "groundless" claims that a former US intelligence contractor who is hiding in Hong Kong spied for Beijing, as state media said extraditing him back home would amount to a "betrayal".
A young girl holds up a cut out image of Edward Snowden's face at the start of the protest rally to support the alleged NSA leaker in Hong Kong, Hong Kong on Saturday.
Beijing, Jun 17: 50 percent of Hong Kongers strongly oppose surrendering NSA whistleblower Snowden to the US government, a recent survey has revealed.
Designed to last 120 years, a monstrous bridge project in China recently announced the coatings supplier for the main portion of work.
On June 9, the last day before a giant inflatable yellow rubber duck left Hong Kong, the East Asian city was in a sad mood.
JAPANESE officials sought anxiously to quell growing investor alarm and market volatility yesterday as Tokyo's Nikkei stock average slumped by 6.4 per cent to its lowest close since the beginning of April and as the yen surged by 2 per cent against the US dollar to reach its highest level in 10 SEE Hup Seng is holding an extraordinary general ... (more)
As official Washington sizes up Beijing's willingness to wade into the controversy, the next move may belong to Hong Kong, reports Nick Frisch.
Demonstrators supporting Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency, hold up a photo of Snowden outside the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on June 13, 2013 National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden spoke out for the first time since disappearing from his Hong Kong hotel to hail the city's residents and praise its ... (more)
Myanmar's monks to meet over bloody religious unrest * Spokesman says 200 Buddhist clerics invited to the meeting YANGON: Buddhist monks from across Myanmar will gather on Thursday for talks about the religious violence that has shaken the country, after some of them were implicated in attacks on Muslims.