Hong Kong tycoon to give away HK$1 billion in business aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong's wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing (李嘉誠), will spend HK$1 billion (US$127 million) in his city, but he insists there will be no need to pay him back, reports said...

'Hong Kong Superman’ donates money to save economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sir Li Ka-shing (李嘉誠), the wealthiest man in Hong Kong and founder of CK Hutchison Holdings, announced on Friday (Nov. 8) that for the next 10 days, he is accepting applic...

China blames Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing for protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Anger over expensive housing caused by real estate billionaires like Li Ka-shing is to blame for the recent spate of protests in Hong Kong, according to state-controlled C...

The Latest: China hits Germany over Hong Kong activist visit

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:50 p.m. China has sharply criticized Germany for a meeting with Hong Kong pro-democrac...

Hong Kong leader renews appeal for dialogue with protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renews an appeal to pro-democracy protesters to halt violence and engage in dialogue, as the city's richest man urged the government to provide a way out f...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Time for increased investment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 15:35 Sept. 7, 2019 ] Terry G...

Video shows three Hongkongers slashed with knife while repairing Lennon tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man attacked several Hong Kong citizens with a knife on Tuesday (Aug. 20) while they were repairing a Lennon tunnel in the city's Tseung Kwan O New Town, seriously i...

China flexes muscle near Hong Kong amid more weekend rallies

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what som...

Li Ka-shing calls for end to violence in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Li Ka-Shing (李嘉誠), Hong Kong’s richest man, has called for an end to the violence that is roiling the city in front-page ads in many local newspapers on Friday (Aug. 16), ...

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires ahead of 90th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong’s wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing (李嘉誠), announced his retirement Friday at the age of 89 Friday. One of Asia’s richest men and Hong Kong’s weal...

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires shy of 90th birthday

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing says he is retiring as chairman of his conglomerate just shy of his 90th birthday. Li made the announcement at a packed press confe...

AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leader

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favored by Beijing cast their ballots in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: KOREAS-TENSION — A North Korean missile test ends in failure as the United States sends a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North...

Hong Kong tycoon Li chokes up as he reflects on economy

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has had an emotional moment as he reflected on the weak state of the financial hub's economy. The 88-year-old tycoon appeared to ge...

Hong Kong's richest man lifts lithium battery maker shares

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Shares of Advanced Lithium Electrochemistry (KY) Co. (Aleees, ????), one of Taiwan's leading lithium ferrous phosphate battery suppliers for electric cars, got a significant boo...