Eight arrested as Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters

Eight people were arrested in Hong Kong late Sunday after scuffles broke out between police and demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest, as tensions rise following the launch of a controversial election roadmap.

International rescuers, aid dispatched to Nepal quake

International aid groups and governments escalated efforts to dispatch rescuers and supplies to earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort.

Beijing defends Hong Kong vote plan after overseas criticism

Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong's plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.

China defends Hong Kong vote plan after fierce overseas criticism

Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong`s plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.

Beijing defends Hong Kong vote plan after fierce overseas criticism

Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong`s plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election,Beijing saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.

Hong Kong leader assails `uncivilised` critics

Hong Kong`s chief hit back at "uncivilised" critics on Thursday after he was booed and heckled by local residents as he tried to promote a newly unveiled, Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017.

Hong Kong govt unveils vote plan, no concessions to pro-democrats

Hong Kong`s government Wednesday announced a roadmap for leadership elections that offered no concessions to the city`s democracy camp -- prompting opposition lawmakers to walk out of the plan`s unveiling.

Hong Kong government set to reveal election roadmap

Hong Kong`s government was expected Wednesday to reveal its final framework for controversial leadership elections, predicted to stick to tight restrictions from Beijing which sparked mass protests last year.

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.