Thursday, August 15, 2013
A 190-meter-long cargo ship sank off Hong Kong Wednesday in a strong typhoon that whipped up towering waves and forced much of the city to shut down, after killing six in the Philippines.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
A 57-year-old man attacked passengers on a moving bus in Hong Kong with a meat cleaver Wednesday, injuring eleven, before he was finally brought down by his victims, police said.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Despite its fame as one of the world's leading destinations for the culinary arts and shopping, many locals feel that Hong Kong lacks in distinct tourist attractions such as night markets and souvenirs, according to a survey conducted by a Hong Kong-based trade association.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
More than 1,000 ivory tusks, mainly from baby elephants, were seized by Hong Kong customs in their biggest haul in three years, officials said on Friday.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong met Tuesday with local lawmakers to ease tensions between the mainland and its special administrative region, though he warned against a planned protest and said Hong Kongers will never get to nominate their own leadership candidates without central government approval.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
With its pounding construction sites and constant roar of traffic, Hong Kong is a cacophony of noise with experts and residents calling on authorities to keep a lid on the din for the sake of public health.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Thousands of real estate agents took to Hong Kong's streets Sunday in protest at government efforts to curb soaring property prices, saying new transaction taxes and other measures are threatening their business.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
A Hong Kong judge on Friday jailed a former lover of late billionaire tycoon Nina Wang for 12 years for forging a will naming him the sole heir to one of Asia's largest fortunes, estimated at US$4 billion.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Monday, July 1, 2013
Four amateur filmmakers in Hong Kong have beaten Hollywood to the draw by producing the first film on Edward Snowden, a five-minute thriller depicting the nail-biting intrigue surrounding the intelligence leaker when he was hiding in the city.