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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.

Hong Kong police guilty over attack on democracy protester

2017-02-14 12:41

Seven Hong Kong police officers were found guilty of assaulting a protester during pro-democracy rallies in 2014, in an attack that was captured on film and beamed around the world.

WATCH: Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack

2017-02-11 11:29

A Taiwan tourist was among three people in critical condition after a rush hour arson attack on a Hong Kong subway train the previous night, with one man with a history of mental illness arrested for the crime.

Hong Kong leader slams independence movement in final speech

2017-01-18 12:59

Hong Kong's unpopular pro-Beijing leader Leung Chun-ying faced protests Wednesday as he spoke out against the city's independence movement in his final policy address.

Thousands attend pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong

2016-11-14 05:47

Thousands of people have attended a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong in support of China's decision to effectively bar two pro-independence legislators from taking office.

British banker guilty of murdering Indonesians in Hong Kong

2016-11-08 13:36

A Hong Kong jury has unanimously convicted a British banker of murder in the 2014 killings of two Indonesian women in a gruesome case that shocked the city.

 

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.

'Unfair' Hong Kong election sparks fresh democracy calls

2017-02-13 11:34

The vote for Hong Kong's new leader kicks off this week, but most of its 3.8 million-strong electorate will have no say in choosing the winner, prompting calls for an overhaul of a system skewed towards Beijing.

Missing Chinese billionaire targeted over stocks crash

2017-02-02 11:04

A Chinese billionaire who went missing from Hong Kong and is believed to have been abducted by mainland security agents is reportedly under investigation in connection with China's 2015 stocks crash.

Costa's China move blues

2017-01-17 16:18

Tianjin Quanjian's billionaire owner Shu Yuhui says a rule change to restrict the number of foreign imports, means the Chinese Super League club won't be able to sign Diego Costa.

Hong Kong lawyers march against Beijing ruling

2016-11-08 21:08

Hundreds of lawyers and law students, all dressed in black, have marched silently through Hong Kong in protest at a ruling by China which effectively bars two pro-independence legislators from taking office.

Hong Kong murder accused chillingly describes photos of victims

2016-10-27 14:59

British banker Rurik Jutting has calmly described to police graphic photos of an Indonesian woman he killed at his luxury apartment in Hong Kong, according to video footage shown in court.

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