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WW1 grenade found in French potato shipment

The device was safely detonated after it was discovered at the Calbee snacks factory on Saturday.

03 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

Falling window from 16th floor of hotel kills Hong Kong tourist

Police said a 24-year-old female tourist from the Chinese mainland was struck by the window which fell from the 16th floor.

22 Jan 2019 12:22 PM

Financial Times journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong

British citizens are usually allowed into Hong Kong without a visa and are permitted to stay for 180 days under immigration rules.

08 Oct 2018 2:42 PM

Hong Kong begins massive clean-up after Typhoon Mangkhut chaos

The death toll in the Philippines, where the main island of Luzon was mauled with fierce winds and rain, rose to 65 overnight.

17 Sep 2018 1:06 PM

Typhoon Mangkhut pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon.

16 Sep 2018 6:38 PM


Anaesthetist in Hong Kong killed his wife, daughter with gas-filled yoga ball

Prosecutors told the High Court that Khaw Kim-sun left the inflatable ball in the boot of a car where the gas leaked out and killed them.

23 Aug 2018 12:46 PM

HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 pc, second-quarter beats estimates

HSBC reported a pretax profit of USD 10.7 billion in the six months through June, up from USD 10.2 billion.

06 Aug 2018 10:42 AM

European companies facing difficult business conditions in China

Among the areas companies complained about were an uncertain legal environment, higher labour costs and regulatory problems.

25 Jun 2018 5:28 PM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi targets European market

The company will invest around HKD 8.3 billion from its IPO proceeds towards boosting its presence in overseas markets.

23 Jun 2018 1:44 PM

China’s Lenovo swings to biggest loss in almost a decade

Lenovo’s total loss for the year ending in March was $189 million, down from a profit of $535 million a year ago.

24 May 2018 10:24 AM


Xiaomi files for mega Hong Kong tech IPO

The numbers underscore how Xiaomi has remained resilient even as the global smartphone market has slowed.

03 May 2018 11:57 AM

Plans to make 'Hong Kong' town in China's mainland triggers backlash

The proposal of making a commuter town for people of Hong Kong to solve housing crisis was turned down.

25 Apr 2018 5:27 PM

Yellow card for China on trade, says US consul general in Hong Kong

The dispute has triggered fear of an all-out trade war that could damage the global economy.

24 Apr 2018 3:51 PM

ADB sees 6 pc Asia growth but warns on risks from trade tensions

Asian Development Bank lifted its outlook for growth in developing Asia this year thanks to a pick-up in the global export.

11 Apr 2018 12:04 PM

IMF's Lagarde: Trade protectionism threatens economic growth

IMF in January forecast global growth of 3.9 percent for this year.

11 Apr 2018 11:21 AM


China's Huawei posts 28 per cent rise in 2017 net profit

World’s third-largest smartphone maker, posted a 28 per cent rise in profit, by cost controls and a solid performance in home market.

30 Mar 2018 12:50 PM

Hong Kong: Speeding double-decker crashes, kills 19, injures over 60

Local media reports said the bus tipped over and quoted passengers as saying it was full and traveling very fast.

11 Feb 2018 10:39 AM

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

It was the second time within a week that an American bomb dropped during WWII had been discovered.

01 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

Huawei hit by last minute collapse of AT&T phone distribution deal

Huawei was widely expected to announce a partnership with AT&T to distribute its phones in US this year.

09 Jan 2018 2:32 PM

China's Xiaomi seeks bank pitches for 2018 IPO: sources

Xiaomi was valued at $46 billion in a 2014 funding round completed before its sales stagnated.

06 Dec 2017 1:14 PM