Saturday, February 9, 2013
Hong Kong customs authorities investigating a shipment from Thailand marked as fruit were shocked to discover the consignment instead contained 2,600 live snakes, officials said Friday.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
More than 12,500 people have petitioned U.S. President Barack Obama to help Hong Kong avoid a baby formula shortage, saying infants in the city are facing malnutrition due to mainland Chinese “smugglers.”
Friday, February 1, 2013
China's Chinalco Mining Corporation fell more than 11 percent on its Hong Kong trading debut Thursday after raising US$397 million in the city's first major initial public offering of the year.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader Wednesday unveiled a raft of populist policies with an emphasis on tackling the city's housing crisis, as he aimed to hush critics' repeated calls to step down.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Hong Kong's lawyers were Tuesday embroiled in a legal wrangle with a difference — over whether solicitors should be allowed to don horse-hair wigs traditionally worn by barristers in court.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The young girl who survived 2011's deadly high-speed train crash will only suffer from a lesser degree of disability than expected, according to a medical appraisal of her injuries.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Journalists in Hong Kong Thursday slammed a government bid to restrict access to information about company directors, after a series of investigative reports into the hidden wealth of Chinese officials.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Lawmakers in Hong Kong were making a symbolic attempt Wednesday to impeach the Beijing-backed leader, the latest sign of the widening gulf between the semiautonomous southern Chinese city and its political masters in Beijing.3 Comments
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Hong Kong said Friday it had seized more than a ton of ivory worth about US$1.4 million in a shipment from Kenya, the city's third big seizure in less than three months.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Hong Kong conservationists expressed outrage Thursday after images emerged of a factory rooftop covered in thousands of freshly sliced shark fins, as they called for curbs on the “barbaric” trade.