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20 Mar 2022

Revision of Hong Kong's Anti-Epidemic Efforts

The Chief Executive has announced a number of updated Covid-19 measures today

Revision of Hong Kong's Anti-Epidemic Efforts

11 Feb 2022

Coronavirus Hong Kong: everything you need to know about tighter social-distancing rules

Everything you need to know about tighter social-distancing rules

Coronavirus Hong Kong: everything you need to know about tighter social-distancing rules

18 Nov 2021

Hong Kong authorities will criminalise ‘fake news’ only as a last resort

Criminalisation will be the last resort for tackling “fake news” with alternative approaches such as demanding the removal of content and flagging contentious material taking priority, Hong Kong’s No 2 official has said.

Hong Kong authorities will criminalise ‘fake news’ only as a last resort

18 Nov 2021

EU proposes tougher regulations on exporting trash

The European practice of exporting pollution could soon end as the Commission presented a new proposal for stricter rules on waste shipments.

EU proposes tougher regulations on exporting trash

27 Aug 2021

Hong Kong is 4th most expensive place to keep expats: survey

Hong Kong is the fourth most expensive place in the world to employ expatriates

Hong Kong is 4th most expensive place to keep expats: survey

27 Aug 2021

Hong Kong residents to pay for trash as lawmakers approve waste-charging scheme

Legco passes long-delayed legislation requiring households and shops to pay for rubbish bags expected to cost the average household up to HK$51 a month.

Hong Kong residents to pay for trash as lawmakers approve waste-charging scheme

6 Aug 2021

Hong Kong Eases Entry for Vaccinated Residents, Tourists

Hong Kong will allow vaccinated tourists from all but 10 places in the world to enter the city starting on Aug. 9, a significant easing of some of the tightest border curbs in the world.

Hong Kong Eases Entry for Vaccinated Residents, Tourists

5 Aug 2021

EU proposes world’s first carbon border tax for some imports

The European Commission on Wednesday put forward plans for the world’s first carbon border tax, on imports of carbon-intensive steel, aluminium, cement, fertilisers and electricity, as part of a programme to meet its new climate target.

EU proposes world’s first carbon border tax for some imports

22 Jul 2021

Asean nations left ‘exposed’ by global minimum corporate tax seen forging closer ties with China

The global minimum corporate tax – agreed upon by a Group of 20 finance ministers this month – is set to re-chart the course of international investment flows, creating new uncertainties for Southeast Asian nations that have been striving to lure foreign capital and financial expertise.

Asean nations left ‘exposed’ by global minimum corporate tax seen forging closer ties with China

22 Jul 2021

First Hong Kong tour group to Europe in over a year sets off

The first Hong Kong tour group to Europe in more than 16 months set off over the weekend but industry insiders doubt it marks the start of a recovery for travel agents amid a Covid-19 resurgence in several countries.

First Hong Kong tour group to Europe in over a year sets off

13 Jul 2021

European Union approves pandemic recovery plans for 12 countries

European Union nations approved the pandemic recovery plans of the bloc’s four biggest economies and eight other member countries

European Union approves pandemic recovery plans for 12 countries

13 Jul 2021

Could Hong Kong’s status as a business hub be threatened under global minimum tax reform?

Many analysts say Hong Kong’s advantages – proximity to mainland businesses, a robust legal system and its own freely convertible currency – will continue to outweigh the disadvantages.

Could Hong Kong’s status as a business hub be threatened under global minimum tax reform?