Hong Kong stocks are 'undervalued' but the outlook is still rocky, warns strategist
Stocks around the world have seen a choppy start to the final quarter of 2021 as concerns linger around issues such as rising bond... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evergrande shareholder to delist in Hong Kong as contagion hits stock
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China, Isolated From the World, Is Now the Last Major Country Still Pursuing a ‘Zero COVID’ Strategy
For much of the pandemic, a group of places in the Asia-Pacific brought infections to zero, becoming virus-free havens in a world ravaged by the pathogen. Now, with the rise of the delta variant and the proliferation of vaccines, only one is still holding fast to that goal of eliminating Covid-19: China. With New Zealand preparing to shift away from the zero-tolerance strategy, China’s isolation is complete, raising the stakes on how long it can stick to a playbook that requires closed borders, abrupt lockdowns, and repeated disruption of social and economic activity. One by one, Covid Zero places like Singapore and ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michelle Fay Cortez and Ainsley Thomson/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire China COVID-19 overnight Source Type: news

Hong Kong property agencies suing Evergrande to recover commissions
Two Hong Kong property agencies are suing heavily indebted China Evergrande Group over unpaid commissions, according to a court filing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Evergrande share trading halted in Hong Kong
Trading in shares of heavily indebted China Evergrande was suspended on Monday, days after some bondholders said the property developer... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed after Merck announces new Covid treatment; Evergrande shares in Hong Kong suspended
Trading in the Hong Kong-listed shares of China Evergrande Group was halted on Monday as investors continue to monitor the situation... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil group disbands amid crackdown on dissent
Prominent pro-democracy group Hong Kong Alliance voted to disband after many of its leaders were arrested (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colombia seizes nearly 3,500 shark fins bound for Hong Kong
Colombian authorities said on Friday they have confiscated a shipment of 3,493 shark fins which were to be illegally trafficked to Hong... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China- and Hong Kong-based bitcoin holders scrambling to protect their crypto assets
Some crypto holders in China and Hong Kong are scrambling to safeguard their crypto assets, according to an attorney who works with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Evergrande Loses Support of Hong Kong Tycoon Amid Debt Crisis
Chinese Estates, which is controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau and his wife, Chan Hoi-wan, said it had recently pared its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evergrande's second-biggest shareholder plans to sell entire stake
HONG KONG (Reuters) -Chinese Estates Holdings, the second-biggest shareholder of embattled developer China Evergrande, said on Thursday... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shang-Chi' comes to all Disney+ subscribers on November 12th
Disney+ will stream 'Shang-Chi' starting November 12th, and the service is also coming to Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan around the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China likely won't bail out Evergrande directly unless there's 'far-reaching contagion,' S & P says
Fears over a potential contagion from embattled developer China Evergrande Group dragged down the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong by more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loop Health appoints HDFC Life's Amit Punchhi as president
Punchhi has 30 years of experience in global financial services and was most recently part of the executive council at HDFC Life as CBO and CIO. As CEO of Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) in Hong Kong, he led various businesses across multiple countries between 2010 and 2017. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Evergrande crisis rocks markets from Hong Kong to U.S
Dow sheds 600 points in worst day since July; Pinduoduo and Baidu lead Nasdaq lower (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thinking of Investing in a Green Fund? Many Don ’t Live Up to Their Promises, a New Report Claims
The number of green investment funds is skyrocketing, but many are investing in companies that aren’t aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement. That’s according to a report published on Aug. 27 by InfluenceMap. The London-based climate change think tank accused the majority of green funds of falling short. InfluenceMap assessed 723 equity funds—with over $330 billion in total net assets—marketed using environmental, social and governance (ESG) claims and climate-related key words. It concluded that more than half of the climate-themed funds, which describe themselves with phrases like “lo...
Source: TIME: Science - September 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 climate change Climate Is Everything Explainer overnight Source Type: news

Authoritarianism is harming press freedoms across the globe
(Natural News) The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on press freedom, with geopolitical tensions exacerbating the issue further. For instance, in Hong Kong, media company Next Digital said it was shutting down in response to the new Chinese Communist Party restrictions that made it impossible to continue operating. Independent non-executive director of Next... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evergrande contagion threat hits China and Hong Kong property stocks
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong Stocks Sink as Property Fear Spreads Beyond Evergrande
(Bloomberg) -- Growing investor angst about China’s real estate crackdown rippled through markets on Monday, pummeling Hong Kong... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stocks fall in Hong Kong; most other Asian markets closed
Shares fell more than 3% in Hong Kong on Monday in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with other big markets in Tokyo and Shanghai closed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong Stocks Sink as Evergrande Woes Spread, Ping An Tumbles
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blinken deletes, replaces tweet vowing US will 'stand with the people of Hong Kong'
Antony Blinken has deleted a tweet which seemingly criticized the Chinese government and showed support from the United States for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line
As Beijing seeks to tighten its grip over Hong Kong, it has a new mandate for the city's powerful property tycoons: pour resources and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE Tougher EU airport slot rules trigger Asia retaliation threat, risk industry trade war
Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest Threat to Hong Kong ’s National Security: Chocolates in Prison
Officials have suggested that imprisoned pro-democracy activists are using sweets and other items to “solicit followers” behind bars. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia stocks fall: China's retail sales data; Hong Kong casino stocks
Data released Wednesday showed China's retail sales growing at a much lower pace than expected in August. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The age-period-cohort trends of suicide in Hong Kong and Taiwan, 1979-2018 - Chen YY, Yang CT, Pinkney E, Yip PSF.
BACKGROUND: The global age-standardized suicide rate fell by 32.7% between 1990 and 2016. The decrease was largely due to suicide rate reductions in China and India. High-income Asian regions did not see such reductions. The aim of the current study was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Fleeing China, Hong Kongers flock to Britain. 'We are not emigrating
Thousands of people from Hong Kong are fleeing increasing Chinese control over their lives and moving to Britain, which ruled the city... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National security police arrest organizers of Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil
Four activists from the Hong Kong pro-democracy group that organizes the city's annual Tiananmen Square vigil were arrested early... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong: police arrest senior members of group that organised Tiananmen vigils
Chow Hang-tung, a barrister and organiser of the Hong Kong Alliance, wrote on Twitter ‘Any farewell words for me?’ as police rang her doorbell (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China-to-Hong Kong travelers will no longer need quarantine
Travelers arriving in Hong Kong from China will no longer need to quarantine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A climate of fear': Hong Kong media company behind shuttered Apple Daily admits defeat
The media company behind the now-shuttered Hong Kong tabloid Apple Daily is shutting down after its entire board resigned, citing "a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuropsychological correlates of community function among major depressive disorder outpatients without comorbidity in Hong Kong: an exploratory cross-Sectional study - Ahorsu DK, Chung K, Wong HH, Yiu MGC, Mok YF, Lei KS, Tsang HWH.
Introduction: This exploratory cross-sectional study examined the effect of depression on neuropsychological and community function among major depressive disorder (MDD) outpatients without comorbidity in comparison with healthy controls (HCs). M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

In Hong Kong, Jimmy Lai's Next Digital Says It Has Been Forced to Close
Next Digital, which has published criticism of China for decades, said a crackdown had left it with no way to operate. Its main... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unintentional injury burden in Hong Kong: results from a representative population-based survey - Tang EHM, Bedford LE, Yu EYT, Tse ETY, Dong W, Wu T, Cheung BMY, Wong CKH, Lam CLK.
This study aims to investigate the common causes o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Injury epidemiology of Ultimate Frisbee in Hong Kong - Pang FOS, Man GCW, Ling SKK, Yung PSH.
BACKGROUND: Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact, self-refereed team sport that is rapidly gaining popularity in Hong Kong. As it is a physically demanding competition, it can result in substantial injury risk. However, the injury epidemiology data in Hong Ko... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

5 things to know for August 26: Afghanistan, Covid, Capitol riot, weather, Hong Kong
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Haunting Photos of Bangladesh ’ s COVID Pandemic
By Mohammad Rakibul HasanDHAKA, Bangladesh, Aug 25 2021 (IPS) Documentary photographer and filmmaker Mohammad Rakibul Hasan has documented the health crisis in Bangladesh over the past several months. In these haunting images, Hasan brings to life the conditions in which many patients are being treated in poor conditions exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hasan was awarded the Lucie Awards Discovery of the Year 2018. He also received the 23rd Human Rights Press Awards for his series “The Looted Honor” on rape survivors of Rohingya Refugee from The Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, Amnesty Intern...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Multimedia Slideshow TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK public to be offered antibody tests for first time; Iran reports record daily deaths
Some people who test positive will be sent antibody tests in scheme to measure body ’s response to different variants;Iran reports 684 further deathsPCR Covid test firm with links to UK Labour accused of failuresUK scientists look at halving boosters to save vaccine for rest of the worldTennessee radio host who criticised vaccine efforts dies of CovidCuba ’s health system buckles under strain of overwhelming Covid surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage2.17pmBSTDonald Trump staged a rally in the city ofCullmaninAlabamaon Saturday night, despite the city having declared a Covid emergency on Thursday.The state is s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti Tags: Coronavirus Science World news Infectious diseases UK news Source Type: news

Singapore to start quarantine-free travel for visitors from Hong Kong, Brunei and Germany
Some travelers from Hong Kong, Macao, Germany and Brunei will soon be able to enter Singapore without having to serve quarantine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nicole Kidman Slammed After Skipping Hong Kong Quarantine for Amazon ’s ‘Expats’ Shoot
The Australian actress was able to skirt the city's strict seven-day hotel quarantine for arrivals from Australia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidman quarantine exemption sparks anger in Hong Kong
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia Today: Hong Kong lengthens quarantines for 16 countries
Hong Kong will tighten entry restrictions for travelers arriving from the United States and 15 other countries beginning Friday, extending the quarantine period to 21 days (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Small Risk Of Mostly Temporary Facial Paralysis After Covid Shots Is Vastly Outweighed By Benefits Of Vaccination, Study Finds
A large Hong Kong study found an elevated risk of developing Bell ’s palsy, a rare kind of facial paralysis, after receiving the Sinovac Covid shot but no “significantly increased risk” with Pfizer’s shot, stressing that the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks of contracting Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Constable of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Pleads Guilty to Misbranding Illegal Supplements
FDA OCI, William Maddox, Haynesville LA, Constable, Claiborne Parish, guilty plea, misbranding, illegal, dietary supplement, online, in stores, forfeiture, Homer LA, Hong Kong, blister pack, capsules, green, Middle Marketing, Sex Assurance, 100%, natural herbs, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 13, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Effects of adjusting public health, travel, and social measures during the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination: a modelling study, The Lancet Public Health
Modelling analysis using Hong Kong as a case study found complete relaxation of all public health, travel, and social measures would require a very high vaccine coverage locally even with most efficacious vaccines, and carefully planning of a gradual relaxation is thus required. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disney+ Coming To South Korea, Hong Kong And Taiwan, With Japan Expanding Its Content
The Walt Disney Company announced today at the company’s Q3 earnings call that Disney+, its streaming service, will launch in South... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reported ByteDance IPO Highlights Appeal Of Hong Kong Bourse ’s Own Shares
HKEX has gained 42% in the past year (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Russell Flannery, Forbes Staff Tags: Asia /asia Business /business Innovation /innovation Big Data /big-data Healthcare /healthcare russellflanneryblog Source Type: news

U.S. Offers Hong Kong Residents Temporary Safe Haven Amid China ’s Political Crackdown
The White House said that it will defer the removal of certain Hong Kong residents citing Beijing’s crackdown on political freedom there. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myopia Incidence Up in Hong Kong Schoolchildren During COVID-19
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 -- The incidence of myopia increased among schoolchildren in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Aug. 2 in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. Xiujuan Zhang, Ph.D., from The Chinese... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news