Hong Kong News
Hong Kong judges to consider UK banker's murder appeal
Hong Kong judges will consider a British banker's appeal of his conviction in the grisly murders of two Indonesian women
UK banker back in Hong Kong court for murder appeal
A British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women has appeared in a Hong Kong court to appeal his conviction
Judge postpones sentencing of Hong Kong democracy activist
Judge put off sentencing for young Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong in a contempt case stemming from 2014 protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city.
Hong Kong rope skippers pull off stunning world record
Yes, there is a World Rope Skipping Championship . And this world record-breaking performance by a team from Hong Kong must be seen to be believed. The team of four combined to complete 671.5 jumps in three minutes in the double-dutch 4-x-45 seconds event, shattering the previous record of 603.
Hong Kong Is World's Most Expensive City for Expats, Dethroning Luanda
Hong Kong is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, dethroning Angolan capital Luanda from the top spot, according to a new report published by global consultancy firm Mercer . Luanda has consistently topped Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey, but the Angolan capital dropped to the No.
Hong Kong 'Fish Ball Revolution' Erupts in Violent Crackdown
Violent clashes erupted overnight in Hong Kong after protesters defended unlicensed food vendors, set up for Chinese New Year celebrations, from being shut down by police. The night market has become popular over the years, with officials usually turning a blind eye. But police decided to issue
Hong Kong's Iconic Pink Dolphins in Danger of Extinction
Famous for its pink coloring, the Chinese white dolphin is under threat of extinction in Hong Kong. Among other things, their shrinking habitat has deprived them of food and shelter, experts say. “So that’s why it has seriously impacted the number of dolphins in Hong Kong,” Samantha Lee,
Hello Kitty! Hong Kong Opens First Chinese Restaurant Themed After Famous Feline
Hello Kitty -- a.k.a. the cat who is not a cat, but rather the personification of a cat -- continues her march toward domination of the hospitality industry with a new Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong . The dim sum dining spot isn't the first Hello Kitty-themed restaurant to open, but it is the
Main Hong Kong Protest Camp Dismantled by Police
After more than 10 weeks of protests, the main and largest protester camp in Hong Kong 's pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" was systematically dismantled in a police operation today. What started in September with a passionate surge of support tens of thousands strong, initiated in part by police
Inside the Accused Killer Banker's Hong Kong Apartment
The British investment banker charged with killing two women in Hong Kong was the one who called police to his luxury apartment building at the J-Residence complex, a popular address for foreign expatriate bankers. Rurik Jutting , the 29-year-old British national who appeared briefly in court today