Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A trading platform of virtual currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong that took in an estimated HK$3 billion from thousands of investors has reportedly gone bust. Legislative Council member Leung Yiu-chung said about 30 clients of mycoin.hk, have told him that they have been unable to contact the people in charge of the company which has closed its doors since last December.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) warned Monday of "intervention behind the scenes" of Hong Kong's media as fears grow over press freedoms and interference from Beijing.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show."
Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than HK$36 million (US$4.6 million) from a luxury jewelry store.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
With Hong Kong increasingly polarized on political reforms and fears growing over the influence of Beijing, frustrated residents are pressing former colonial power Britain to offer them an escape route.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A 14-year-old girl who was arrested for chalking flowers on the wall of a Hong Kong democracy protest site and faced being taken into care will be allowed to stay with her family, a court ruled Monday.
Hong Kong student leader Alex Chow on Sunday accused police of mounting a campaign of harassment against pro-democracy campaigners after he became the latest figure to be arrested and released by police.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities has been remade and is expected to fetch more than HK$1.5 million (US$192,000) at a Sotheby's auction next week.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying warned Wednesday that demands for fully free elections risked "anarchy" as he pledged allegiance to Beijing and pro-democracy lawmakers staged a dramatic walk-out.