Deputy District Judge Ivy Chui found the men had no reason to be at the scene of the late-night disturbance, other than participating in a riot.
Hong Kong will fully reopen its border with mainland China from Monday, with all Covid-19 restrictions dropped and no quotas on the number of arrivals.
Residents of Kai Tak set up several stands near the site to collect opposing signatures and meet lawmakers to express grievances.
“Traveller expectations may change,” said Tourism Minister Kevin Yeung, predicting fewer shopping tour groups and stressing the need to entice visitors with new experiences.
Transport and Logistics Minister Lam Sai-hung reveals the move a day after the city announced it would drop all Covid-19 curbs for cross-border travellers.
But economists say Hong Kong has become less attractive to Middle Eastern businesses, warning that Islamic law and finance could pose a challenge to the city’s businesses.
The city needs someone to identify what is unique about the Hong Kong experience and spread that message to visitors through genuine interactions. And I have some ideas for them.
Wealthy Hong Kong glamor couple Stephen and Deborah Hung are taking their Rolls-Royce approach to global life by appearing in the Netflix show, Bling Empire: New York. But ostentatious displays…
Hong Kong’s government will begin handing out free airline tickets worth US$272 million in a bid to boost visitor numbers as the city seeks to kick-start economic growth following Beijing’s…
Some say the city needs to go beyond flashy campaigns and slogans and give visitors tangible reasons to return.
Hong Kong’s property market regained some of its spark in January, with deals rising to a three-month high as the border with mainland China reopened and free travel resumed. This…
Ng Hoi-ying, 41, Joseph Leung, 48, and Lam Chi-wah, 60, face a joint charge of conspiracy to defraud for allegedly underreporting the weight of stage equipment.
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Quarantine-free travel between Hong Kong and mainland China resumed on January 8, but travelers must present negative PCR results from tests taken within 48 hours.
Customs inspector warns young people against joining drug trade and urges them to ignore promises of easy money.