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Hong Kong surpasses Japan to be world’s 3rd biggest Stock Market

Stock market of Hong Kong has surpassed Japan to become the world’s third most valuable. Now Hong Kong’s stock market remains behind the US and China. Hong Kong’s market value stood at $5.78 trillion, surpassing Japan’s market value at $5.76 trillion tally for the first time since 2015. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index has increased ..

China opens world’s longest sea-crossing bridge

China has officially opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, which connects the Chinese city of Zhuhai to the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau. It includes an undersea tunnel allowing ships to pass through the Pearl River delta, the heart of China’s manufacturing sector. The 34-mile-long bridge forms a physical link between the mainland ..

The joint military training exercise “Panda-Kangaroo 2017” was held between Australia and China

The joint military training exercise “Panda-Kangaroo 2017” was held between Chinese and Australian ground forces in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, from September 10 to 20. The exercise is an important platform for enhancing the mutual understanding and trust and deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. This is the first ..

Hong Kong to withdraw visa-free entry for Indians

Hong Kong has decided to withdraw visa-free facility for Indians. From January 23, 2017, onwards, Indian travellers will have to complete a pre-arrival registration. The move was taken on the ground that the number of Indian asylum seekers was on the rise. Over half a million Indians visit Hong Kong for business, trade and holidays. Hong ..