President Hu outlines vision for Hong Kong

President stresses importance of the Basic Law, stability and developing leaders of the future. Tourism grows despite incidents Special

Leung Chun-ying, new chief executive of HKSAR

Leung Chun-ying was sworn in as the fourth-term chief executive of Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sunday morning.

Celebration events held across HK

Full text: Leung's inaugural speech

President Hu wraps up 3-day HK trip

Emigrants happy to return home


Hong Kong Reunification Raceday held

The Hong Kong Jockey Club staged its annual Hong Kong Reunification Raceday at Sha Tin Racecourse to celebrate the 15th birthday of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Flag-raising ceremony held for HK's 15th anniversary

President Hu wraps up 3-day HK trip

Hu urges new HKSAR govt to promote harmony, stability

Hu urges HK to enhance competitiveness

Hong Kong and Mainland

Mainland, HK sign new supplement to CEPA

The Chinese central government and the HKSAR government signed Friday a new supplement to the CEPA, aiming to enhance trade and economic cooperation and exchanges.

History catches up with HK's 'green lifeline'

Valuable learning experience on the mainland

'One country, two systems' best solution for HK: Hu

Hu: HK enjoys broad range of democratic rights, freedoms

Economic Development

Hong Kong retains competitive edge

Hong Kong with its low tax, yuan offshore services and ease of doing business has become the listing center for Chinese companies.

Poised to be business capital of Asia

Hong Kong banks on yuan for the future

Stocks and IPOs continue to reach high

Gate to riches wide open


Backgrounder: Hong Kong in figures
Hong Kong will on Sunday celebrate the 15th anniversary of its return to China from the colonial rule of Britain. The following is a snapshot of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in figures.
Chronicle of major events since return
The following is a chronicle of major events since Hong Kong's return to the motherland.
Three sides unveil new co-op plan
Hong Kong and neighboring Guangdong province and Macao jointly announced the publication of the first Regional Cooperation Plan on Building a Quality Living Area on Monday.
Outgoing Tsang proud of achievements
HK's average GDP per capita has risen from $27,000 in 1997 to $34,200 in 2011 and the unemployment rate is 3.4% down from 8.7% during 2003 SARS outbreak.