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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.

British murder accused 'filmed victims' in Hong Kong

2016-10-24 14:06

British banker Rurik Jutting who is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his upscale Hong Kong apartment filmed the attacks on his iPhone, a court has heard during the first day of his trial.

World's oldest giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

2016-10-16 21:57

The world's oldest giant panda in captivity has died aged 38 at a Hong Kong theme park, officials say.

Global stocks sink with bonds, commodities as Fed angst build

2016-09-12 15:54

Global selloffs in stocks and bonds have resumed, while commodities have slumped amid fears that some banks are questioning the benefits of loose monetary policy.

Eight jailed for up to 15 years over kidnap of Hong Kong heiress

2016-07-29 18:41

Eight men who kidnapped a Hong Kong fashion heiress and held her in a cave have been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.

 

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.

Typhoon Haima lashes China; toll up in Philippines

2016-10-21 21:34

Typhoon Haima isbarreling into southern China after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages.

Don't compare us with F1 - Formula E boss

2016-10-07 10:47

Formula E's chief played down comparisons with F1 stating that the sport has different values to motorsport's top-tier series.

British banker back in court over Hong Kong double murder

2016-08-11 17:34

A British banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women who were found mutilated in his upscale Hong Kong apartment appeared at the High Court, ahead of his October trial.

Hong Kong 'milkshake murderer' in fresh court bid

2016-07-28 13:10

Dubbed the "milkshake murderer" for one of Hong Kong's most notorious crimes, American Nancy Kissel has lodged a fresh bid to reduce her life sentence for murdering her banker husband in 2003.

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