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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 culls thousands of birds over avian flu scare

2016-06-07 11:34

Hong Kong has culled 4 500 birds after the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was discovered in a chicken at a local market.

Daughter seeks US help over missing Hong Kong publisher

2016-05-25 10:28

The daughter of a Hong Kong-based publisher believed abducted by Chinese authorities eight months ago has appeared before a US congressional commission urging Washington's help to win his release.

Top China official says Hong Kong autonomy will stay

2016-05-18 21:02

A top Chinese official says Hong Kong can have 'peace of mind' that its autonomy will be preserved, but hit out at independence activists.

Hong Kong teen forms new political party

2016-04-10 22:49

Hong Kong teen activist Joshua Wong's new political party plans to field candidates in an upcoming election.

 

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.

Diamond-encrusted handbag sold for $300 000, a world record

2016-05-31 11:20

A diamond-encrusted crocodile-skin Hermes handbag with white gold details has broken the record for the world's most expensive ever sold at auction, fetching nearly $300 000 at a Hong Kong sale.

Hong Kong roof collapse injures three at university

2016-05-20 12:05

The roof of a building at Hong Kong's City University collapsed, injuring three people, officials say, sparking panic among eyewitnesses who said it sounded like an explosion had gone off.

Hong Kong protests as top China official visits

2016-05-18 09:08

Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong, calling for universal suffrage and an end to arrests of activists in China as a top Beijing official visits the city.

Hong Kong Lunar New Year celebrations erupt in violence

2016-02-09 12:09

Riot police use batons to quell clashes after illegal hawkers mount "fishball revolution" in popular market.

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