Tuesday, October 2, 2012
At least 36 people died and dozens were injured when a ferry carrying more than 120 revelers on a company outing collided with another ferry and sank near an island south of Hong Kong on Monday night, in one of the city's worst maritime accidents.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
A gay Hong Kong woman on Friday implored her tycoon father to rescind a US$65 million “marriage bounty” for any man who can win her heart, as applications poured in from around the globe.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Hong Kong's first openly gay lawmaker is known as “Slow Beat” from his days as a disc jockey, but Raymond Chan says there is nothing slow about his plans to reform the Asian banking hub.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Anti-Japanese protesters scuffled with police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as they attempted to enter the Japanese consulate following Tokyo's decision to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
One of the global Occupy movement's longest-running encampments came to a chaotic end Tuesday in Hong Kong as bailiffs cleared out anti-capitalist activists and their belongings from a site underneath HSBC's Asian headquarters.
Hong Kong's Beijing-backed government is the big loser from weekend legislative polls despite the poor showing of opposition democratic parties, media reports said Tuesday.
More than 1,000 Hong Kong university students boycotted class on Tuesday, demanding the withdrawal of a “patriotic” Chinese curriculum they say amounts to Communist Party brainwashing.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Hong Kong's democrats on Monday retained their critical legislative veto over constitutional amendments after an election dominated by mass protests over perceived interference from mainland China.
Hong Kong has kept its title as the world's most expensive city for expat businesspeople to live in, ahead of second-placed London, as the financial capital of greater China continues to weather the global financial crisis more successfully than its counterparts in the West.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Hong Kong voted Sunday in legislative elections seen as a test for the pro-Beijing government, after it was forced to scrap mandatory Chinese patriotism classes in the face of escalating protests.