Macau casinos seek resort cure for China gambling hangover

As revenue plummets at China`s only legal gambling hub, global casino operators have a new mantra - what happens in Vegas, must also happen in Macau.

Malaysia refuses entry to Hong Kong pro-democracy student activist

Malaysian immigration authorities on Tuesday denied entry to Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong, who had been invited to the Southeast Asian nation to participate in academic talks on democracy in China and last year`s protests in Hong Kong. 

Hong Kong student leader Wong barred from Malaysia

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was Tuesday refused admission to Malaysia, where he planned to speak about the city`s pro-democracy movement and the anniversary of China`s Tiananmen Square massacre.

Battle for hearts and minds in Hong Kong ahead of key vote

From open-top bus tours and neighbourhood rallies to bicycle protests and dance routines, campaigners in Hong Kong are employing a range of tactics to win hearts and minds ahead of a key vote on the city`s political future.

Hong Kong coach fires back in naturalised player row
Hong Kong coach fires back in naturalised player row

Hong Kong coach Kim Pan-gon has told local players to quit moaning and work harder following rumbles of discontent about the number of foreigners in the squad for the start of the World Cup qualifying campaign.

Hong Kong man charged over 150 kg `ice` haul in Australia

Australian police said Friday a 66-year-old Hong Kong man has been charged with attempting to bring some 150 kilograms (330 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine into the country.

British gay woman in legal fight to settle in Hong Kong

A gay British woman Thursday launched a challenge against the Hong Kong government`s refusal to grant her a visa to live in the territory with her partner, calling the decision "discriminatory".

Torture, abuse of suspects widespread in China: NGO

Chinese police carry out "appalling" torture of criminal suspects, campaigners said Wednesday, as they released a report detailing Beijing`s failure to combat abusive interrogations.

British banker set for Hong Kong trial after hinting not guilty plea

The British banker accused of murdering two Indonesian women, whose mutilated bodies were found in his upscale Hong Kong apartment, on Friday indicated he may plead not guilty, setting the stage for a months-long trial.

Hong Kong officials face trial over ferry tragedy

Two Hong Kong government officials charged over the city`s worst maritime disaster in four decades, which claimed 39 lives, will go on trial in late May, reports said Wednesday.

Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC
Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC

In an attempt to fulfil the chance of the associate nations to play test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the first round of fixtures for the four-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17.

Associates can earn Test status: ICC
Associates can earn Test status: ICC

 The dream of associate nations to play Test cricket in all likelihood will turn into a reality as the emerging nations compete against each other in the ICC Inter-Continental Cup 2015-17 that is scheduled to start with encounter between Namibia and Hong Kong from May 10-13.

All suspects in Hong Kong kidnap case arrested: Reports

Chinese police nabbed five remaining suspects who fled from Hong Kong with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, reports said late Tuesday, a day after the arrest of another suspect in the case.

`Abandoned` Hong Kong veterans go into battle with Britain

Hong Kong military veterans who served in the British armed forces are going into battle against their former colonial ruler over their right to live in Britain.

Hong Kong police nab suspect in massive hunt for kidnappers

 Hong Kong police on Monday arrested one of six suspects who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, the city`s new police commissioner Stephen Lo said.

German Timo Boll beats Wong Chun Ting to reach World Table Tennis quarters
German Timo Boll beats Wong Chun Ting to reach World Table Tennis quarters

Timo Boll, one of the biggest draws at the World Table Tennis Championships, advanced to the men's singles quarter-finals here on Friday.

May Day rallies in Asia as South Koreans threaten general strike

Tens of thousands of South Korean workers held May Day rallies on Friday, vowing to wage an "all-out general strike" if the government pushes through with planned labour reforms.

Hong Kong Police search country park for kidnappers

Hundreds of heavily-armed officers are searching one of Hong Kong`s rural country parks in a massive operation to hunt down six men who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, local media have reported.

`We are all Chinese!` Mainlander anger over Hong Kong curbs

Living and working just a few hundred metres from Hong Kong, residents of neighbouring Chinese boomtown Shenzhen are infuriated by new restrictions on travel to the former British colony.

Hong Kong police hunt kidnap gang that fled with $3.6 mn ransom

Hong Kong police on Wednesday launched a city-wide hunt for a gang that made off with a ransom of HK$28 million ($3.6 million) paid by the family of a 29-year-old kidnap victim.