Friday,  January 27,  2023

Covid fatalities plunge in China
Critically ill Covid-19 cases in China are down 72 percent from a peak early this month while daily deaths among patients in hospitals have dropped 79 percent from their peak, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. The figures come after a prominent government scientist said over the...
Smiles returning as tourist takings tallied
Retailers and caterers saw a boost in local consumption over the Lunar New Year holiday but are still counting on the return of mainland tourists for a full revival. Between Lunar New Year's Eve on Saturday and the last day of the holiday on Wednesday Hong Kong had 66,214 mainland...

DAB pushes for $5,000 voucher handout
Hong Kong's biggest pro-Beijing party has suggested authorities give out consumption vouchers of at least HK$5,000 instead of cash handouts, citing a survey that found Hongkongers' self-rated financial index has hit a historic low. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress...




















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