Wednesday,  December 11,  2019

Many will have to swallow soaring pork prices as Lunar New Year nears
China's consumer inflation climbed to nearly eight-year peaks in November as pork prices doubled, but factory-gate prices remained in the red, adding to uncertainty over whether the manufacturing sector is bottoming out as trade risks persist. Beijing is under pressure to unleash more stimulus to...
Subsidies to reduce sting of surge in power rates
Jane Cheung Power firms CLP and Hongkong Electric will raise their tariffs for the second year in a row, but will have measures to offset the hikes for households and small businesses. From January 1, CLP will increase tariffs 2.5 percent to HK$1.22 per unit - from HK$1.18 - while HK Electric will...

Fears HK pair among missing after volcano nightmare
Stella Wong and agencies Two Hongkongers were reportedly missing after the volcanic eruptions on New Zealand's White Island, but the Immigration Department said it had not received any requests for assistance as of last night. Amid fears the volcano could erupt again, search parties were hampered to...




















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