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Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' sought by Sri Lanka agents: lawyer

Hong Kong - Sri Lankan refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong have been targeted by agents from their home country, a lawyer and legislators said Thursday.

Over 30,000 gather to support jailed Hong Kong cops: reports

Hong Kong - More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said.

Convicted ex-Hong Kong leader jailed 20 months for misconduct

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

Ex-Hong Kong leader Tsang guilty of misconduct in graft trial

Hong Kong - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was Friday found guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city in a high-profile corruption trial, but escaped conviction for bribery.

Hong Kong police jailed over attack on democracy protester

Hong Kong - Seven Hong Kong police officers were jailed for two years Friday 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.

Jury out in corruption trial of Hong Kong ex-leader

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang will soon learn his fate as the jury in his high-profile corruption trial began deliberating Thursday.

Hong Kong police guilty over attack on democracy protester

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

Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack

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

Missing Chinese billionaire targeted over stocks crash: report

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

'Abduction' of China tycoon sparks fear in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - The mystery over the reported abduction from Hong Kong of a Chinese billionaire deepened Wednesday after a newspaper advert appeared in his name pledging loyalty to China, in a case that has heightened fears over Beijing's meddling.

Hong Kong leadership favourite testifies in corruption trial

Hong Kong - Hong Kong leadership hopeful Carrie Lam testified in a high-profile corruption trial Thursday where she described the accused -- a former city leader -- as her "role model".

Trump and Kim Jong-Un impersonators hit Hong Kong

Hong Kong - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un might never be best buddies, but convincing impersonators are giving Hong Kongers a glimpse of what their improbable friendship might look like.

Trump to thrive in Year of the Cock

Hong Kong - US president Donald Trump will strut through the Year of the Rooster, thriving as Hong Kong geomancers predict 2017 will be marked by the arguments and aggression -- characteristics attributed to the animal.

Hong Kong deputy announces leadership bid

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's tough pro-Beijing number two Carrie Lam announced her bid to lead the deeply divided city Thursday after stepping down from her current post.

Human rights in Hong Kong at worst level for 20 years: Amnesty

Hong Kong - Human rights in Hong Kong are at their worst since it was handed back to China by Britain 20 years ago, activists said Wednesday, as Beijing stands accused of tightening its hold on the semi-autonomous city.

Hong Kong's former leader abused power: prosecution

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang abused power and was "hopelessly compromised" while in office, prosecutors said Tuesday in opening arguments at his high-profile corruption trial.

Hong Kong former leader pleads not guilty over corruption

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang, who ended his term in disgrace after accepting favours from tycoons, pleaded not guilty to bribery charges Tuesday at his high-profile corruption trial.

Thousands march in Hong Kong to protest bid to unseat lawmakers

Hong Kong - Thousands of protesters, chanting "Sovereignty belongs to the people!" marched through Hong Kong on New Year's Day to protest at the government’s legal bid to unseat some pro-democracy lawmakers.

Hong Kong reports second human case of bird flu

Hong Kong - Hong Kong on Friday confirmed its second human case of bird flu this season, days after an elderly man died of the virus.

Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

Hong Kong - Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament.
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