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Organisations enhancing digital infrastructure for new flexible working arrangements; Firms on the lookout for talent with diverse skill sets HONG KONG, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CFOs in Hong Kong indicate technology implementations, business intelligence and data analysis as their top investment priorities, according to a joint survey by KPMG and ACCA Hong Kong. The …

Reports of people catching the novel coronavirus a second time are starting to trickle in, months into the pandemic. A Belgian woman was reported to have a mild second case, three months after her first illness. And an older person in the Netherlands with a weakened immune system caught the coronavirus twice too, a leading …

Hong Kong is to postpone September’s legislative election by one year owing to a resurgence in untraceable coronavirus cases, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday. The leader will invoke the Emergency Regulations Ordinance to hold off the vote – a decision she said was supported by Beijing. “The announcement I have to make today …

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan officials in Hong Kong have been told their visas will not be renewed if they don’t sign a document supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan under its “one China” policy, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Hong Kong anti-government movement gather at Liberty Square, …

In announcing that it would move its Asia digital news operation — roughly one third of its staff in Hong Kong — to Seoul, the Times said the security law meant it was “prudent to make contingency plans and begin to diversify our editing staff around the region.” The new legislation, which came into force …

More than 600,000 people took part in the vote over the weekend, designed to narrow down the number of pro-democracy candidates in September elections to the city’s legislature. Similar efforts have been tried in previous years, but this was the most organized yet, as the opposition aims to seize a historic majority in spite of …

Hong Kong police have reportedly raided the Public Opinion Research Institute (PORI) office in Wong Chuk Hang. The polling organisation is a co-organiser of this weekend’s primary legislative election for the pro-democracy camp. Officers entered the premises on Friday evening and took away PCs, according to StandNews. The officers said they had a warrant, accusing …

Nintendo has added another batch of retro games to its Switch Online service, and one of them may have been a childhood favorite. Donkey Kong Country, the 1994 Super NES reboot of the Donkey Kong franchise, will be available to play for subscribers starting on July 15th. The side-scroller features Donkey Kong and his nephew …

“In light of recent events, we’ve decided to stop operations of the TikTok app in Hong Kong,” a TikTok spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business. The news was first reported by Reuters. It is unclear when TikTok — which is owned by Beijing-based startup ByteDance — will exit Hong Kong, and what that will mean for …

Pedestrians walks past a government-sponsored advertisement promoting a new national security law on June 30, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. Billy H.C. Kwok | Getty Images Senior officials in Hong Kong said on Saturday they were “very disappointed” at Canada’s decision to suspend its extradition treaty with the Chinese-ruled city and again slammed Washington for “interfering” in its affairs. …