Hong Kong

Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy advanced to the second round while Parupalli Kashyap and the women`s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy fell in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Saina Nehwal enters Round 2 in Hong Kong; Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma bow out

Saina Nehwal enters Round 2 in Hong Kong; Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma bow out

Saina Nehwal entered the second round but Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma failed to cross the opening hurdle at the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series, here on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
China extends new law over insulting national anthem to Hong Kong

China extends new law over insulting national anthem to Hong Kong

China's national legislature often referred to as a rubber stamp parliament for its routine endorsement of the ruling Communist Party's decisions.

Nov 04, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Activists fear more crackdowns in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

Activists fear more crackdowns in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

When President Xi Jinping was handed a second term at the helm of the Communist Party this week, he said China had entered a "new era". But human rights activists expect the same old crackdowns.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

Typhoon Khanun to hit southern China early on Monday: Xinhua

Ferries linking Hong Kong, to Macau and nearby islands, were suspended while some flights to Taiwan and mainland China were canceled.

Oct 15, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
11 Indian crew missing after vessel sinks off Philippines: Japan

11 Indian crew missing after vessel sinks off Philippines: Japan

Three other vessels sailing near the area rescued 15 crew members but 11 others were still missing, a Japanese coastguard spokesman said, adding that the cargo ship has sunk.

Oct 13, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Five men in court over Hong Kong explosives plot

The suspects, if convicted, could face up to 20 years in prison for conspiring to manufacture explosives.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Independence banners on Hong Kong campus renew tensions

One remained strung up over a busy central square today. Posters on a nearby wall said, "Fight for our homeland. Fight for Hong Kong independence."

Sep 06, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Hanergy tycoon gets 8-year ban in Hong Kong

The tycoon stepped down as chairman of Hong Kong-listed Hanergy Thin Film in May 2016, almost a year after the firm`s shares plunged 47 per cent in less than half an hour wiping $19 billion off its market capitalisation.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Indian Navy identify ship that rammed fishing boat, pursuing it

The Indian Navy has identified the vessel that rammed a fishing boat off the coast here on Saturday as a cargo ship belonging to a Hong Kong shipping company and are now on its trail, officials said on Sundayh.

Aug 27, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recovery

Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recovery

Both cities raised a Typhoon 8 signal — the third-highest warning level — early Sunday morning as severe tropical storm "Pakhar" made landfall in the region, where emergency workers were still battling to repair Wednesday`s damage.

Aug 27, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 on Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.

Aug 24, 2017, 08:26 AM IST

Four dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

More than 400 flights were cancelled, with flag carrier Cathay Pacific axing most of its departures until 5:00 pm.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

Protesters stayed on until the evening Sunday as campaigners addressed the crowds and messages of solidarity were projected onto the building of the Court of Final Appeal.

Aug 20, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
'Russian leader Nikita​ Khrushchev blasted China's Mao Zedong for 1959 border skirmish with India'

'Russian leader Nikita​ Khrushchev blasted China's Mao Zedong for 1959 border skirmish with India'

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev squarely blamed China's Mao Zedong for the border skirmish in 1959 with India and the subsequent escape of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, absolving then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of any blame, a media report said on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Hong Kong on maiden visit

Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Hong Kong on maiden visit

China`s first aircraft carrier sailed into Hong Kong waters on Friday, its latest show of growing military might at a time of rising regional tension.

Jul 07, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Hong Kong student leaders say they won't contest Occupy protest charge

Hong Kong student leaders say they won't contest Occupy protest charge

The Hong Kong protests that Wong and others helped drive represented one of the biggest populist challenges in decades to the leaders of China's Communist Party since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement in Beijing.

Jul 06, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Indian parents spend around $19,000 on child's education: Study

Indian parents spend around $19,000 on child's education: Study

Parents in India spend an average USD 18,909 (about Rs 12.22 lakh) towards their child's education from primary school up to undergraduate level, much lower than the global average of USD 44,221, according to a study.

Jul 02, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against 'impermissible' challenges in Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping warns against 'impermissible' challenges in Hong Kong

President Xi Jinping said Hong Kong was freer than ever before but warned against "impermissible" challenges to Beijing`s authority over the city in a speech Saturday to mark 20 years since it was handed back to China by Britain.

Jul 01, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

Chinese President Xi Jinping`s visit comes amid heightened tension between China and the former British colony.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:46 PM IST