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Police in Thailand arrest Bangkok bombing suspect

Police in Thailand have arrested the man they believe responsible for the bomb that killed 20 people and injured over 120 on August 17. They said the man is a foreigner but did not give out his nationality.

Hong Kong diamond thief swapped stone for fake: Police

Hong Kong - A thief swapped a $220,000 diamond with a fake at a luxury jewellery store in Hong Kong, police said Saturday, as the city wrestles with an uptick in shop theft.The diamond, valued at around HK$1.

Asian stocks up for second day on U.S. growth

Hong Kong - Tokyo shares led Asian stock markets higher on Friday after a surprisingly upbeat US economic growth report buoyed investors following a prolonged rout driven by concerns over China's economy.

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong charged over protests

Hong Kong - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong slammed police Thursday for what he called a "political prosecution" after he was charged over protests which led to last year's mass pro-democracy street rallies.

Shares chase Wall Street higher despite China fears

Hong Kong - European and Asians stock markets chased Wall Street higher Thursday after days of wild swings, but dealers warned that the spectre of the slowing Chinese economy means more turbulence ahead.

Two men jailed for 19 years for Hong Kong journalist attack

Hong Kong - Two men were jailed for 19 years Friday for a brutal knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist in what the judge called a "cold-blooded" crime that intensified fears over press freedom in the city.

Uber's Hong Kong office raided by authorities

Police in Hong Kong raided the offices of Uber, the ride-sharing mobile app, and five drivers were arrested after accepting fares from undercover officers.

Young Hong Kongers go analogue in a digital world

Hong Kong - In a city crammed with neon-lit tech stores, smartphone vendors and high-end camera shops, a digital backlash is mounting as young Hong Kongers seek out an old-fashioned analogue experience.

Hong Kong bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'

Hong Kong - Dozens of activists including men wearing bras staged a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast.

Scientists: Ban live salamander imports to stop deadly fungus

Scientists in the U.S. are calling for a ban on the import of live salamanders to save their wild brethren from a deadly fungus that has wiped out their populations in the Netherlands and caused a rapid decline in salamander populations across Europe.

Hong Kong woman jailed for attacking police with breast

Hong Kong - A Hong Kong woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months in jail Thursday after a court found her guilty of using her breast to bump into a police officer during a chaotic protest.

Hong Kong 'bomb' suspects denied bail

Hong Kong - Four suspects charged over an alleged bomb plot in Hong Kong were denied bail Wednesday in a case which has been met with scepticism by pro-democracy campaigners.

Why is a woman hanging sex toys on power lines all over Portland?

It is uncertain why she's doing it, it's even uncertain if it is her doing it, but what is certain is someone is hanging sex toys on power lines - dozens - all over Portland. They're being seen by all ages and a young woman has claimed responsibility.

New cancer research uses 2 viruses to find and kill cancer cells

A novel method of fighting cancer being studied in Canada may be the big breakthrough the world has been waiting for. It is early but by using two viruses researchers may be able to target and kill off cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.

Hong Kong braces as tropical storm approaches

Hong Kong - Two typhoons and a tropical storm were swirling around the coasts of China and Japan Thursday with Hong Kong preparing to batten down for strong winds and rain.

Op-Ed: My friend Walter, alcohol and drug addiction and good people lost

I worked at a drug and alcohol treatment center on a small island near Vancouver not long ago. It was not the best but nor was it the worst. There were compassionate counselors but the administration caused more confusion than was helpful.

Hong Kong stocks plunge on China rout, Greece fears

Hong Kong - Hong Kong equities plunged almost six percent Wednesday to a seven-month low as contagion from a rout in China spread into regional markets while traders are also buffeted by fears for Greece's future in the eurozone.

Democracy camp seeks new direction at Hong Kong protest march

Hong Kong - Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march Wednesday on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in what organisers described as an opportunity to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes.

Prank video as terrified Paris Hilton told plane is crashing

It's not certain where an Egyptian TV show thought the humor was but they went ahead with a prank on Paris Hilton, convincing her the small plane she was in was about to crash. They even had an actor in on it thrown off the plane as it neared water.

Hong Kong student leader Wong in 'chilling' assault

Hong Kong - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the city's pro-democracy protests, was assaulted in the street with his girlfriend in an attack he said Monday sent a "chill to my heart".
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