14 July 2020, Tuesday | 03:48pm

Hong Kong

Hong Kong property developers cut retail rents in Feb amid virus battle


HONG KONG: Major shopping mall landlords in Hong Kong are offering cuts in February rent by as much as 60% to help tenants ride out the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

Police arrest organiser of Hong Kong protest after rally turns violent


HONG KONG: A prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was arrested by police, his organisation said on Monday, after a protest he helped organise in the financial district a day earlier turned violent with officers firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Lee Chong Wei to grace Madame Tussauds Hong Kong


MADAME Tussauds Hong Kong announced on jan 15 that the former world no.1 international badminton player, Datuk Lee Chong Wei, will be the first Malaysian athlete to be part of the attraction.

7 more hospitalised in Hong Kong with mysterious pneumonia; all had visited Wuhan


HONG KONG public hospitals admitted seven more people with flu-like symptoms who had recently travelled to the central Chinese city of Wuhan, bringing the total number of reported cases in the city to 15 since the end of last month.

Hong Kong to end 2019 with multiple protests, big march planned for Jan 1


HONG KONG, Dec 30 — Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes between police and protesters since Christmas.

RHB Bank shutting down Hong Kong branch amid prolonged unrest


KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Bank Bhd has decided to wind down its business operations in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets to pin back campus protesters


HONG KONG, Nov 18 — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets today to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university where hundreds are holed up with petrol bombs and other homemade weapons amid fears of a bloody crackdown.