The recent volatility in the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets, as well as an imminent interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve will dim the momentum of the SAR's housing market and slow down the rise in home prices in the second half of 2015, warn analysts.
It appears that the Shenzhen property market has been hit by the stocks swing, but there may be other factors fueling the slide.
The death toll from a fire in Taiwan on June 27 rose to nine when a 19-year-old college student died in hospital on Thursday morning.
Hong Kong Customs announced Wednesday that they seized about 2 kilograms of suspected ketamine, with a market value of about HK$260,000, at the Lo Wu Control Point on Tuesday.
The days of chronic water shortages in the Kinmen archipelago are numbered.
Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party on Sunday endorsed the candidacy of Hung Hsiu-chu in the Taiwan leadership election next January.
A Hong Kong judge sharply warned opposition activists that courtrooms are not an appropriate place to make political commentaries, as key organizers of last year's occupation campaign face charges.
David Kynaston believes many underestimate just how Hong Kong has transformed itself over the past 35 years.
The central government's strategy to stabilize the stock market has largely worked as intended. The main purpose is not to prop up share prices as many investors wrongly assume, but to allow the bubble to deflate in a manageable manner rather than bursting outright.
Tranquil and serene Kowloon Bay glows in the sunlight as it stretches away to meet the sky.
Richard Lancaster has spent most of his 30-year career in the power industry.
Two HK students who initiated the "Occupy Central" last year will stand trial for allegedly obstructing a police officer from performing his duties.