Hong Kong

Hong Kongers must stand up for China, says leader Lam

2017-10-11 13:12

Hong Kongers have a duty to stand up for China over threats to its sovereignty, the territory's leader Carrie Lam says, months after Beijing warned against any challenge to its control over the semi-autonomous city.

Companies created to smuggle perlemoen out of SA as 'pilchards', court finds

2017-09-04 17:38

The State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that an enterprise illegally exported perlemoen to Hong Kong by pretending the containers were filled with frozen pilchards, the Western Cape High Court has found.

Severe Typhoon Hato shuts down Hong Kong

2017-08-23 12:13

Typhoon Hato has smashed into Hong Kong with hurricane force winds and heavy rains in the worst storm the city has seen for five years, shutting down the stock market and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

Hong Kong scrambles to inspect EU eggs as insecticide found

2017-08-12 11:16

Hong Kong is increasing inspections of eggs imported from Europe, officials say, after some were found to be contaminated with an insecticide in a scandal which has now spread beyond the EU.

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.


Dozen dead after Chinese boat, HK tanker collide

2017-10-06 16:49

The Japanese coastguard says it had discovered a dozen bodies inside a Chinese fishing boat that capsized after a collision with a Hong Kong oil tanker off Japan's western coast.

WATCH: South African in Hong Kong shares frightening videos of Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato hammered Hong Kong on Wednesday with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains, in the worst storm the city has seen for five years. A South African living in Hong Kong shared these videos while the city was on lock-down. Watch.

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Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement leaders jailed

2017-08-17 12:30

Joshua Wong and two other young leaders of Hong Kong's huge Umbrella Movement rallies in 2014 were jailed Thursday for their role in the pro-democracy protests.

Hong Kong housing burden grows even heavier as home prices soar

2017-08-07 10:30

Living in the world’s most-expensive property market means having to set aside more than half your income as mortgage payments.

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.

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