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Travel

The new normal for travel

To say the travel industry has been hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic is an understatement.

CoVid-19

Hong Kong to fine passengers $900 for not wearing a mask on public transport

(July 14): Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the

Singapore economy

MAS refutes reports of strong fund flows from Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (June 7): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has refuted recent reports suggesting large flows of deposits from Hong Kong to Singapore.

In print this week

SGX sticks to multi-asset push as MSCI ditches Singapore to cast its lot with Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (May 29): Singapore Exchange will not renew the bulk of its MSCI contracts next year onwards.

Singapore co-working struggles as Hong Kong's thrives amid virus outbreak

Issues that matter

Singapore co-working struggles as Hong Kong's thrives amid virus outbreak

(Apr 17): On a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of people sat hunched over laptops at TheDesk’s six-story co-working space near Hong Kong’s Central business district, while others chatted over snack

CoVid-19

Hong Kong runs out of toilet paper as shortage rumours spark panic buying

(Feb 6): Hong Kong has been struggling with a shortage of face masks to protect against the coronavirus outbreak. Now it could be facing a run on toilet paper.

IPO

Will Alibaba's Hong Kong listing end in tears?

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): Farmers have prospered by making hay while the sun shines. Alibaba Group Holding, the e-commerce giant, is following suit. Its Hong Kong listing on Nov 19 is impeccably timed.

Inequality

When affluent cities face a crisis of social mobility and grievances over inequality

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): Three of the world’s more affluent cities have erupted in protests and unrest this year.

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong in the balance

SINGAPORE (Oct 7): Hong Kong has long played an integral role in Asian and global economic development.

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong in the balance

(Sept 30): Hong Kong has long played an integral role in Asian and global economic development.

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