Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers
Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers

The sheer enormity and rich diversity of Asia offers a bitter-sweet opportunity to the region`s World Cup hopefuls.

No tension `tolerated` as China limits visits to Hong Kong
No tension `tolerated` as China limits visits to Hong Kong

Tensions between Hong Kong residents and visitors from mainland China will not be tolerated, the city's leader said Monday as he confirmed a limit on the number of visits which mainlanders can make.

China to curb visits to Hong Kong by Shenzhen residents: NPC deputy

China will limit visits by residents of the city of Shenzhen to neighbouring Hong Kong, a politician and media said on Sunday, following recent tension in the former British colony over growing numbers of mainland visitors.

Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive
Pioneer Adderly Fong eyes China`s first F1 drive

Hong Kong`s Adderly Fong is hoping to blaze a trail for Chinese motorsport by becoming the country`s first Formula One driver -- and explode a few myths along the way.

Mother bailed after teen falls to death in Hong Kong

The Filipina mother of a teenager who plunged to her death from an upmarket Hong Kong apartment was released on bail Thursday after being charged with neglect, as her lawyer told of the "unravelling" of their happy family life.

Hong Kong expats arrested after daughter falls to death

The British father and Filipina mother of a teenager in Hong Kong have been arrested after she plunged to her death from an upmarket apartment block.

Hong Kong expats arrested after daughter falls to her death

The British father and Filipina mother of a teenager in Hong Kong have been arrested after she plunged to her death from an upmarket apartment block.

Hong Kong court adjourns British banker murder case for five weeks

British banker Rurik Jutting appeared before a packed courtroom in Hong Kong Thursday accused of the murder of two young Indonesian women whose mutilated bodies were found in his apartment.

British banker to be back in court in Hong Kong double murder

It is a crime that shocked Hong Kong -- two young Indonesian women found dead in the upmarket apartment of a British banker, the decaying body of one of them stuffed into a suitcase.

MHA suspends immigration officer for allegedly harassing woman at IGI airport

The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions, adding that a departmental action has also been taken against the accused.

Hong Kong man who salted and cooked parents guilty of murder

A Hong Kong man who was accused of killing, dismembering, salting and cooking his parents was found guilty of double murder Friday.

Rare Alan Turing manuscript goes on show in Hong Kong

A rare manuscript belonging to British mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing went on show in Hong Kong Thursday ahead of an auction in New York where it is expected to fetch at least $1 million. 

Hong Kong tycoon Kwok`s plea for bail rejected

A Hong Kong court rejected property tycoon Thomas Kwok`s plea for bail Monday as he appeals a five-year prison sentence for bribing a senior official in a corruption case which shocked the city.

Inspired by protests, Hong Kong`s minorities fight back

When teenager Jianne Soriano joined Hong Kong`s pro-democracy protests it was the first time she felt she belonged in the city where she was born -- now she is one of a new wave of young campaigners fighting racial discrimination.

Chinese tour groups to Hong Kong slide amid protests

The number of mainland Chinese tour groups visiting Hong Kong plunged about 80 percent in early March as rising anti-mainland sentiment and a series of protests deterred many from crossing the border, underscoring a deepening divide between both sides. 

Bomb threat forces Hong Kong jet to make emergency landing

A bomb threat to a Hong Kong-bound flight with nearly 300 people on board forced the jet to make an emergency landing in China on Tuesday, Hong Kong Airlines said.

Twitter opens Hong Kong office, gains China foothold

 Twitter Inc has opened a Hong Kong office, its first in the Greater China region, the company whose microblogging services are blocked on the mainland said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong chief urges residents to go easy on mainland hordes

Hong Kong must consider the rights of mainland Chinese as well as the economic impact of any changes to its visitor policy, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Friday, amid mounting anger in the former British colony against hordes of mainland shoppers.

Hong Kong democrats hail `honourable` UK MPs after report

Hong Kong`s democrat lawmakers called British MPs "honourable" Friday for highlighting concern over the erosion of freedoms by Beijing in a new report, but China said the UK had "no right to interfere". 

UK lawmakers say China eroding freedoms in Hong Kong

British lawmakers banned from entering Hong Kong last year said Chinese regulations were eroding freedoms in the former British colony and urged their government to take a harder stance against Beijing.