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Hong Kong court rejects bail for fugitive wanted in India

Hong Kong - A fugitive wanted by Indian police for crimes ranging from a jailbreak to financing terrorism was denied bail in Hong Kong Friday, where he is charged with a multi-million dollar robbery.

Trump tariffs fuel sell-off in steel and aluminium firms

Hong Kong - Steel and aluminium producers across Asia sank Friday on news of Donald Trump's controversial tariffs, though some analysts said the long-term effects on the sector might not be as bad as thought.

Very rare Qing Dynasty bowl seen topping $25 mn at auction

Hong Kong - An extremely rare Qing Dynasty bowl -- one of only three known to exist -- is expected to fetch US$25.6 million and could even break the record for Chinese ceramics, auction house Sotheby's said Thursday.Measuring 14.

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu

Hong Kong - China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday.

Feng shui masters predict claws out in Year of Dog

Hong Kong - As the Chinese zodiac switches into the Year of the Dog later this week, Hong Kong feng shui experts predict anything but a walk in the park for global leaders.

Hong Kong police probe deadly bus accident

Hong Kong - Hong Kong police said Sunday they were investigating a deadly bus accident that left 19 people dead and scores more injured, with the bus driver arrested for dangerous driving.

19 dead, 60 hurt as Hong Kong double-decker bus overturns

Hong Kong - The driver of a double-decker bus that overturned in Hong Kong killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 60 was arrested on Saturday evening for dangerous driving, police said.

At least 18 killed, 50 injured as bus topples over in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - The driver of a double-decker bus that toppled over in Hong Kong killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 50 others on Saturday evening has been arrested for dangerous driving, police said.

Hong Kong cardinal says Vatican deal with China 'evil'

Hong Kong - A war of words between a Hong Kong bishop and the Vatican escalated Friday with the outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen calling the Pope's warming ties to Communist China "evil".

British double murderer loses Hong Kong appeal bid

Hong Kong - A British banker jailed for life for the horrifying murder of two Indonesian women at his upscale Hong Kong apartment in a cocaine-fuelled rampage has had his appeal rejected, a court ruled Friday.

Illegal South African abalone flowing into Hong Kong: report

Hong Kong - Illegally poached abalone from South Africa is pouring into Hong Kong where the gastronomic gastropods are a traditional and expensive banquet favourite, a new study warned Friday.

Trump 'seeking nuclear war' with new policy: NKorean institute

Hong Kong - US President Donald Trump is "seeking nuclear war" through a controversial new push to revamp America's nuclear arsenal, an institute attached to North Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Hong Kong democracy activists walk free in appeal victory

Hong Kong - Joshua Wong and two other leading Hong Kong democracy activists won an appeal against their jail terms at the city's highest court Tuesday in a case seen as a test of the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beij...

Hong Kong democracy activists walk free in appeal victory

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's leading democracy activists won an appeal against their jail terms at the city's highest court Tuesday in a case seen as a test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.

Asian markets plunge as Wall Street rout spreads

Hong Kong - Asian stocks plunged Tuesday after a record-breaking loss on Wall Street, extending a global rout as panicked investors fret over rising US borrowing costs and cash in profits after months of market euphoria.

The long and the short: Hong Kong sausage dogs go walkies

Hong Kong - In a city that likes to dress up its dogs, 50 dachshunds gathered in Hong Kong Saturday wearing everything from patterned winter jumpers to dapper tweed.It was Hong Kong's first "sausage walk", emulating popular mass dachshund get-togethers in Britain....

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists 'honoured' by Nobel nomination

Hong Kong - Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow Friday said they were honoured to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a group of US lawmakers at a time when the city's freedoms are "under serious attack by China".

Hong Kong bans ivory sales in landmark vote

Hong Kong - Hong Kong voted to ban ivory sales in a landmark move Wednesday to end the infamous trade in the city.

Leading Hong Kong democracy activist banned from vote

Hong Kong - One of Hong Kong's best-known democracy activists was banned Saturday from standing as lawmaker in upcoming elections, the latest blow to freedoms in the city as Beijing tightens its grip.

Senior Qaeda leader calls for killing Jews, Americans over Jerusalem

Hong Kong - A senior Al-Qaeda leader has called on Muslims "everywhere" to rise up and kill Jews and Americans in response to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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