HK police arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two student leaders helming the illegal "Occupy" protests on Wednesday.
The move aims to fully mobilize social investment, maintaining the pivotal role of investment in stabilizing economic growth.
Up to 80% of respondents said they were not interested in buying homes.
A coal mine fire killed 26 and injured 52 in Liaoning Province early Wednesday.
Amazon plans to bring this year's "Black Friday" shopping spree to China, a move seen as escalating competition with Alibaba.
Police arrested more than 80 people for obstructing bailiffs dismantling illegal blockades on Argyle Street.
The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme on Nov 17 has whetted the appetite of mainland firms in HK shares.
Internet users to recommend a single Chinese character and a word which can describe China and the world best in 2014.
BitFX Ltd launched its first Bitcoin retail store in HK and said it has forged strategic ties with OKCoin and Bitcoinnect.
Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor urged students participating in the illegal “Occupy Central” campaign to distance themselves from radical activists and abandon the protests.