Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rally for Catalan independence
Published On: October 24, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Reuters
HONG KONG, Oct 24: Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters, some waving Catalan flags and banners urging “a fight for freedom together”, rallied in support of a separate Catalonia on Thursday, broaching an issue that is anathema to Hong Kong’s Communist Party leaders in Beijing.
In Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations, millions have taken to the streets for five months in sometimes violent clashes…
HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 27 August 2021 – Hong Kong’s leading 5G network provider China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) has been recognised as Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award – First Half of 2021* by Ookla® the company behind Speedtest®. This triumph follows its recognition by Ookla as the Fastest 5G Network in the Fourth Quarter of 2020 in Hong Kong**, and reaffirms CMHK’s commitment to leading Hong Kong into the new era of 5G.
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The State of Qatar said that that it is closely following the fast-paced developments in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and called for an immediate, comprehensive, and permanent ceasefire in all Afghan territories.
In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed the need to work urgently for a peaceful transfer of power that would pave the way for a comprehensive political settlement, include all Afghan parties and achieve security and stability in the country.
The statement stressed the…
Hong Kong GDP growth slowed more than expected
GDP slowed to 2.9% year-on-year in 3Q18 from 3.5% previously. It was the slowest rate since 3Q16.
The main factor behind the slowdown was consumption. While this still grew 5.2% YoY in 3Q18, it was the slowest growth rate since 1Q17. We believe this is a result of consumers making large down payments on residential properties, which reduced the pool of money available for other purchases.
The other unexpected effect is that…