Hong Kong remains on heightened alert after the number of Covid-19 infections climbed back into triple digits.
Hong Kong police arrested about 50 pro-democracy figures Wednesday for allegedly violating the new national security law by participating in an unofficial primary election last year held to increase their chances of controlling the legislature, according to political parties and local media. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, escalating tensions with Beijing just over two weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. This comes as police in Hong Kong have arrested dozens of pro-democracy activists, with authorities claiming they violated the new national security law that was passed less than a year ago. Kevin Warsh, former Fed governor and distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, joined "Squawk Box" on Wednesday to discuss.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing on the state of the Chinese economy exactly one year after a Wuhan doctor first flagged a mystery virus in his hospital.
Opposition lawmakers and activists in the former British colony lodged a judicial review on the anti-mask law last year.
Hong Kong has ranked as the most expensive city in the world for expats in ECA's International's cost of living report 2020.
A new survey of chefs and food enthusiasts named the most underrated food cities and countries around the world.
Hong Kong is reimposing strict Covid regulations in a bid to control the coronavirus situation in the city. Allan Zeman, chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, discusses what this means for food and beverage businesses.
Kingston Securities' Dickie Wong anticipates a strong debut for JD Health in Hong Kong, despite expectations for more tech regulations from the Chinese authorities.
WeLab's founder and CEO Simon Loong discusses how the rise of fintech is transforming the traditional banking sector and the firm's growth plans going into 2021.
Julia Wang of JPMorgan Private Bank explains why China remains an attractive investment. But she is also turning more "constructive" on other Asian markets.
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for charges related to an illegal pro-democracy rally in 2019.
JD Health's IPO is followed by China Bohai Bank's $2.05 billion IPO in July, setting the tone for Hong Kong's capital markets to end the year on a high note.
Eli Lee from Bank of Singapore explains why China, Hong Kong and Singapore are attractive markets coming into the new year.
Engagement between the U.S. and China under a Biden administration will likely be less "aggressive" in nature, says Andrew Maynard of China Renaissance.
A lot of headwinds lie ahead for the city, but Hong Kong's economy has probably bottomed out after two years of sluggish growth, says Hao Zhou of Commerzbank.
The Hong Kong-Singapore air travel bubble is a "milestone development" for two of Asia-Pacific's largest aviation hubs, says Ang Choo Pin of Expedia Group.
It is puzzling why Hong Kong is not putting out more fiscal stimulus during the coronavirus pandemic when it needs it, says Natixis' Alicia García-Herrero. She adds the measures that Hong Kong has taken are "very small" compared to other countries in Asia-Pacific.
Ahead of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam's policy speech, Tim Summers of Chatham House discusses the city's relationship with the rest of the world.
Travel recovery has been a "domestic story" amid the coronavirus pandemic so far, with markets like Thailand and Taiwan performing "even better off" compared to last year, says Agoda CEO John Brown.