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Steel wheel rims: Buyers look for unique stamp on cars and trucks

There are many reasons why car owners adorn their vehicles with OEM wheel rims and it is a business that has flourished. Like a lot of things in our culture, looks and individuality are the biggest reasons for putting OEM wheel rims on a vehicle.

Hong Kong post boxes to lose royal British insignia

Hong Kong - Plans by the Hong Kong post office to cover up British royal insignia on historic mail boxes have sparked a backlash from conservation campaigners and accusations of a push to erase the city's colonial past.

AFP award recognises Thai journalist for recording lese-majeste cases

Hong Kong - Thai journalist Mutita Chuachang has won the 2015 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for her powerful and persistent reporting of royal defamation cases that have multiplied under the country's military rulers.

Woman sits dead for hours in Hong Kong McDonald's

Hong Kong - A homeless woman lay dead at a Hong Kong McDonald's restaurant for hours surrounded by diners who failed to notice her, sparking concern over the city's "McRefugees".

Hong Kong former leader charged over corruption

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang, who ended his term in disgrace after accepting favours from tycoons, appeared in court Monday charged with misconduct in the latest high-profile corruption case to hit the city.

Four dead as southern China battered by Typhoon Mujigae: Report

Hong Kong - Four people were killed Sunday as Typhoon Mujigae ploughed into southern China with forecasters warning it was packing winds of up to 180 km/h (112 mph), state news agency Xinhua reported.

Hong Kong faces new battle over academic freedoms

Hong Kong - Pro-democracy protesters have retreated from the streets of Hong Kong but education is increasingly becoming a political battleground as students and teachers say academic freedoms are under threat.

'Most valuable art collection ever' on show in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Masterpieces belonging to controversial former Sotheby's owner A. Alfred Taubman went on show in Hong Kong Friday, touted as the most valuable private collection ever offered at auction.

Protesters gather in Hong Kong a year since mass rallies

Hong Kong - Yellow umbrellas and makeshift tents were back in central Hong Kong Monday as protesters gathered a year to the day since huge pro-democracy rallies brought parts of the city to a standstill.

Protesters gather in Hong Kong a year since mass rallies

Hong Kong - Yellow umbrellas and makeshift tents were back in central Hong Kong on Monday as protesters gathered a year to the day since huge pro-democracy rallies brought parts of the city to a standstill.

Massive sinkhole in Australia swallows cars, entire campsite

A sinkhole in Queensland, Australia has swallowed an entire campsite. The phenomena started in the night and sleeping campers had to wake up quickly and scramble for safety. There were no fatalities.

A losing battle? Hong Kong's frustrating fight for democracy

Hong Kong - A year since pro-democracy protests brought Hong Kong to a standstill, organisers admit China's communist leaders show no sign of budging on reform, but say a spark could reignite the movement.

Gilas Pilipinas trashes Hong Kong 101-50 in 2015 FIBA Asia games

After a heart-breaking loss to Palestine Wednesday, Gilas Pilipinas made its presence felt in the ongoing FIBA Asia games by trashing the Hong Kong basketball team with its dominating performance for a 101-50 rout.

Shanghai sinks on weak data, Asia awaits Fed rate move

Hong Kong - Shanghai tumbled at the end of a volatile day of trade Monday following another round of disappointing Chinese data, while regional investors were moving cautiously ahead of a crucial US interest rate decision at the end of the week.

Asia markets attract confidence after global rally

Hong Kong - A wave of confidence swept through Asian markets Wednesday, led by a soaring Tokyo, and extending the previous day's broad global advance to raise hopes that recent China-fuelled losses may be coming to an end.

Asia markets broadly lower after China trade data

Hong Kong - Volatility returned to Asian markets on Tuesday after Chinese data showed imports and exports sank in August, adding to concerns about the economic giant that have convulsed global equities.

Asia markets on edge ahead of China data

Hong Kong - Shanghai led most Asian markets lower Monday as early gains were wiped out with dealers in a cautious mood after China revised down its 2014 growth figure and prepared to release more data that will give clues on the slowing economy.

Op-Ed: Kentucky clerk who refused gays marriage licences deserved jail

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis claims "God's moral law conflicts" with her job and the action she took to resolve that conflict has landed her in jail. I suspect that for most of us that is the correct outcome. Why? Because her argument is nonsense.

Asia stocks down as U.S. jobs come into focus

Hong Kong - Japanese stocks led a broad Asian stock slide Friday as the yen advanced ahead of a key US jobs report later in the day and after the European Central Bank indicated it could expand its stimulus.

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.
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