John Lee: the former Hong Kong cop Beijing trusts is sworn in

John Lee: the former Hong Kong cop Beijing trusts is sworn in

John Lee swore his oath in front of Chinese president Xi Jinping – Copyright POOL/AFP Selim CHTAYTI Xinqi SU John Lee, a former beat cop who became…

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Xi Jinping insists Hong Kong must be governed by patriots on 25th anniversary of handover

Xi Jinping insists Hong Kong must be governed by patriots on 25th anniversary of handover

China’s president Xi Jinping has warned that power in Hong Kong “must be administered only by patriots” while navigating a “new stage of development, from chaos to…

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Hong Kong on high alert as Xi Jinping visit expected for handover

Hong Kong on high alert as Xi Jinping visit expected for handover

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to oversee Hong Kong’s 25th handover celebrations – Copyright AFP Wakil KOHSAR Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Hong…

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The reinvention of Hong Kong

The reinvention of Hong Kong

When Tony Lai opened his first Aji Ichiban snack store in Hong Kong in 1993, a British flag flew on top of Government House and China’s gross…

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China clamps down on Hong Kong as Xi Jinping visits to mark handover

China clamps down on Hong Kong as Xi Jinping visits to mark handover

Beijing is clamping down on Hong Kong ahead of a visit on Thursday by President Xi Jinping to mark the 25th anniversary of the end of British…

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Hong Kong economy faces uncertain future 25 years after handover

Hong Kong economy faces uncertain future 25 years after handover

Hong Kong is one of the world’s top financial hubs, but its economy faces an uncertain future 25 years after it transitioned from British to Chinese rule…

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Hong Kong elite descends on Tokyo for bargain property buys

Hong Kong elite descends on Tokyo for bargain property buys

A group of Hong Kong investors will fly to Tokyo for the shopping trip of a lifetime in August: a real estate bargain hunt fuelled by the…

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Sky-High Demand for Asian Coins and Currency at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair

Sky-High Demand for Asian Coins and Currency at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair

What has long been quietly understood is now out in the open, undeniable public knowledge: the demand for rare Asian coins and paper money is soaring. This…

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Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

While it has perhaps become a bit of a cliché between both novice collectors and industry veterans that the last couple of years have seen the strongest…

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A promise kept or betrayal? Hong Kong 25 years on from handover

A promise kept or betrayal? Hong Kong 25 years on from handover

Chinese President Jiang Zemin addresses delegates during the formal handover of Hong Kong on July 1, 1997 – Copyright AFP/File Anthony WALLACE Su Xinqi As midnight struck…

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