A stronger Hong Kong dollar has made shopping less attractive, and hostility by localists toward mainland visitors has seriously damaged the reputation of Hong Kong as a tourist attraction.
US President continued to blame the North American Free Trade Agreement for the loss of nearly a third of US manufacturing jobs and China for the loss of 60,000 factories since China's accession to the World Trade Organization.
Speculations over China possibly joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, which the United States withdrew from in January, have finally been laid to rest.
With US government debts standing around $20 trillion, the Fed's decision on Wednesday to raise its benchmark interest rate to 1 percent will hardly reduce the uncertainties the world economy faces.
Addressing a news conference on Wednesday at the conclusion of the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, Premier Li Keqiang reiterated China's resolve to help settle the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue through talks.
Now, people reportedly are making good money by churning out fake news entirely from their imagination for distribution on the internet.
The guilty verdict of 3 Mong Kok rioters is further proof the rule of law is still intact and effective in Hong Kong.
Despite the recent controversial convictions of seven serving police officers, the SAR is still very well served by its police force.
People now hold high expectations for the next administration; they want a quick fix to those problems.
The rate hike can hit a large number of mortgage borrowers who are already stretching their household budgets to the limit in making monthly repayments.