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Man caught with rhino horn at Hong Kong International Airport

2017-07-11 22:33

Hong Kong International Airport customs officers have arrested a traveller from South Africa for alleged possession of 8kg of suspected rhino horn.

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi swears in new leader

2017-07-01 11:21

President Xi Jinping swore in new Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam as the politically divided city marked 20 years since it was handed back to China by Britain, with clashes between pro and anti-Beijing protesters close to the ceremony.

China's President Xi arrives in divided Hong Kong

2017-06-29 16:03

President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since its return to China by Britain.

Hong Kong activists hold China protest ahead of Xi trip

2017-06-26 11:36

Protesters drape black flag over a symbolic statue days before visit by Xi Jinping marking 20 years since the handover.

Hong Kong steals Tokyo's crown as priciest Asian city for expats

2017-06-07 11:51

Hong Kong has overtaken Tokyo as the most expensive city in Asia-Pacific for expatriates, and is second globally, according to a consultancy firm.

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown

2017-05-23 10:44

Hong Kong police have launched a fresh crackdown on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial centre.

Pink Star gem hits auction record

2017-04-09 06:00

The most expensive jewel in the world was sold this week for an eye-watering record price of R983m.

Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2m

2017-04-05 08:00

A stunning 59.6 carat diamond known as the "Pink Star" has sold for $71.2m at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong, setting a new world record.

Hong Kong orders recall of Brazilian meat products

2017-03-25 06:52

The government of Hong Kong has ordered the recall of meat supplied by Brazilian meat packers involved in a tainted meat scandal.

Convicted ex-Hong Kong leader jailed 20 months for misconduct

2017-02-22 10:50

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sentenced to 20 months in prison after a high-profile corruption trial found him guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city.

 

Fishy bust nets world’s biggest haul of elephant ivory

2017-07-07 09:17

The Hong Kong government has announced that customs officers raided a shipping container packed with frozen fish and discovered 7.2 tons of elephant ivory stashed beneath.

WATCH: Hong Kong stages biggest military parade in 20 years

2017-06-30 10:59

Tanks, missile launchers and chanting troops greeted President Xi Jinping in a potent display of Chinese military might as part of his landmark visit to politically divided Hong Kong.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong held

2017-06-28 17:02

Hong Kong student pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong has been detained by police after an anti-China protest ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping.

Hong Kong activists dress as sharks protest finning

2017-06-10 20:17

Dozens of activists dressed in bloody costumes, sprawled outside one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurants linked to the sale of shark fin soup.

Hong Kong marks 28 years since Tiananmen crackdown

2017-06-04 17:46

Thousands of Hong Kong residents have attended a candlelight vigil for victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.

Hong Kong protester jailed over anti-China clashes

2017-04-10 08:40

A Hong Kong technician was jailed for four years and nine months on Monday for rioting and arson during anti-China protests last year, in the harshest punishment yet over the unrest.

Hong Kong stocks end lower after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 15:20

Hong Kong stocks have closed down with most other Asian markets after minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting showed it is considering tightening monetary policy.

Hong Kong ends Brazil meat ban: Brasilia

2017-03-28 22:07

Major beef market Hong Kong has ended a blanket ban imposed on Brazilian meat imports in a scandal over tainted products.

Headless body found in Hong Kong harbour

2017-03-21 19:25

The headless body of a woman dressed in black underwear and a single sock has been found floating in Hong Kong's famed Victoria Harbour.

Hong Kong police jailed over attack on democracy protester

2017-02-17 10:46

Seven Hong Kong police officers were jailed for two years for what the judge described as a "vicious" attack on a protester during pro-democracy rallies in 2014, captured on film and beamed around the world.

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