close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

  • 542/542 TARGET 272
  • BJP+

    354BJP+

  • CONG+

    90CONG+

  • OTH

    98OTH

Hong Kong

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail

Joshua Wong, 22, was sentenced to three months in jail in January last year for disobeying a court order and not leaving a protest zone during the rallies that blocked major roads in the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months.

May 16, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

Namibia crowned ICC World Cricket League Division 2 champions with win over Oman

Namibia reversed their group-stage defeat to the same opponents to take the win and division title, with Jan Frylinck taking five wickets in the 145-run victory.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Hong Kong Occupy leaders found guilty for role in mass rallies

Scores of supporters clapped in support of the nine defendants including a law professor, two lawmakers and former student activists.

Apr 09, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

India Open: Defending champion Zhang Beiwen battling fund crunch, lack of training

After a fallout with Singapore authorities, she adopted US nationality in 2013 and has been playing for that country in the international circuit ever since.

Mar 29, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Gold Cup 2019: Indian women's football team face Nepal for final berth

India began their campaign with a 1-0 win over Iran on Saturday, with Anju Tamang finding the net in the 48th minute of the match.

Feb 10, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

Amid stiff opposition, Beijing pushes for stringent national anthem law in Hong Kong

The proposed law is designed to protect Chinese national anthem's dignity in Hong Kong, where anti-mainland sentiment is rampant. 

 

Jan 23, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

Television footage showed the rear end of the taxi completely caved in.

Nov 30, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Cricket: Hong Kong trio charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Irfan was suspended for 2-1/2 years by the ICC in April 2016 for failing to report "approaches to engage in corrupt conduct". 

Oct 08, 2018, 22:10 PM IST

China ready to inaugurate 55-kilometre sea link connecting Hong Kong, Zhuhai, Macau

The 55-kilometre sea bridge has a total of six lanes and has four tunnels and four artificial islands.

Sep 27, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Asia Cup 2018: Ruthless Pakistan beat Hong Kong by 8 wickets

Pakistan outperformed Hong Kong, reducing the Associate nation to 116 runs and made short work of the total to win by 8 wickets and 158 balls to spare. 

Sep 16, 2018, 16:32 PM IST

Asia Cup 2018: All you need to know about continental rivals

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to begin from Saturday. The Continental bragging rights will be up for grabs as heavyweights and minnows battle it out in the six-nation extravaganza hosted by the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). 

Sep 14, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

Asia Cup 2018 schedule: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to commence in the United Arab Emirates on September 15, Saturday. The six-nation tournament will be co-hosted by UAE cities Abu Dhabi and Dubai from September 15 to 23. 

Sep 12, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal racially offensive views

"Chinese don't sit on benches while eating but squat like Europeans do when they relieve themselves out in the leafy woods. All this occurs quietly and demurely.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

China warns foreign airlines against referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong as independent territories

While China has repeatedly claimed the island of Taiwan as part of its own territory, Hong Kong and Macau are regarded as part of the country with a certain degree of autonomy.

May 07, 2018, 21:10 PM IST

PNB moves Hong Kong High Court seeking action against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The PNB is seeking the seizure of Nirav Modi's bank accounts and attaching his assets and businesses in Hong Kong. 

Apr 21, 2018, 17:55 PM IST

World's longest sea bridge in China to begin trial operation by May end - Pics

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge which connects Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, is likely to begin trial operation by the end of May. It is the world's longest sea bridge.

Apr 07, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

Female flight attendants of two Hong Kong airlines win right to wear pants to work

They also won for men the right to wear full-sleeve shirts.

Mar 29, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

Football: India U-16 beat Hong Kong to win Jockey Youth Cup

India U-16 were crowned champions of the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament after defeating hosts Hong Kong 4-2 in the final here on Sunday.

Mar 25, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Rashid Khan disappointed with 'irresponsible cricket' from Afghanistan

Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan cut a sad figure following their third straight defeat in the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe on Thursday.

Mar 09, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

Hong Kong activist Edward Leung on trial over riots

The charges relate to Leung's involvement in Lunar New Year clashes in February 2016.

Feb 21, 2018, 15:00 PM IST