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Hong Kong students' escape through 'smelly' sewer filled with snakes thwarted

The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.

21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth marches into semi-finals

Srikanth in the first game outclassed China's Chen Long with a score of 21-13.

15 Nov 2019 3:33 PM

PV Sindhu enters second round of Hong Kong Open

Sindhu defeated South Korea's Kim Ga Eun 21-15, 21-16 to progress further in the competition.

13 Nov 2019 12:57 PM

Saina Nehwal out of Hong Kong Open

Nehwal was defeated by China's Cai Yan Yan 13-21, 20-22.

13 Nov 2019 9:14 AM

Sourabh Verma enters main draw of Hong Kong Open badminton

Sourabh first defeated Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-15 21-19 before getting the better of Lucas Claerbout.

12 Nov 2019 1:19 PM

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Asian markets tick lower as focus turns to Fed meeting

There is a concern that upbeat earnings, progress on trade and signs of resilience in economy could keep US Fed from further measures.

30 Oct 2019 9:45 AM

After months of protests, Hong Kong govt formally withdraws extradition bill

The security chief on Wednesday announced the bill's withdrawal in the city's legislature.

23 Oct 2019 12:12 PM

Pro-China supporters in Hong Kong rally ahead of anniversary

Pro-democracy advocates have called for a major rally to coincide with the celebrations in Beijing.

29 Sep 2019 8:45 PM

As Fed rate cut looms, HSBC favours China shares over India

Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June.

11 Jul 2019 12:30 PM

Hong Kong prepared for more protests on handover anniversary

Activists have also said they will try to disrupt an annual flag-raising ceremony attended by senior officials.

30 Jun 2019 7:47 PM

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Alibaba plans USD 20 billion blockbuster Hong Kong listing: Sources

The deal would be the sixth-biggest follow-on share sale ever.

28 May 2019 9:34 AM

Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

Carrie Lam took her oath of office under China's national flag at the city's harbourfront convention centre, before shaking hands with Xi.

01 Jul 2017 4:42 PM

Don't cross 'Red Line': Xi Jinping warns democracy protesters in Hong Kong

In a speech marking 20 years since the city became a semi-autonomous Chinese region after its handover from Britain.

01 Jul 2017 11:11 AM

China flexes military muscle during Xi visit to Hong Kong

Armored personnel carriers, combat vehicles, helicopters and other pieces of military hardware were arrayed behind the troops.

30 Jun 2017 11:16 AM

Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' face deportation: lawyer

The refugees have said previously they were specifically asked about their links to Snowden by Hong Kong authorities. 

15 May 2017 7:09 PM

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Asian markets pick up US baton, resume rally

The Fed's bullish outlook has pushed the dollar ever higher, sitting at 10-month highs against the yen.

21 Dec 2016 8:32 AM

Asia markets build on gains after Wall Street record

The Dow ended above 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as US traders, while still uncertain about the long term.

23 Nov 2016 8:46 AM

Asian stocks soar with oil, Tokyo rebounds after quake

Japan's Nikkei rebounded to end the morning slightly up and at its highest mark since January.

22 Nov 2016 8:57 AM

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