News - Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Police, Protesters Clash On Handover Anniversary

2 weeks ago /
International News 

Police in Hong Kong have clashed with protesters marking the anniversary of its handover from UK to Chinese rule.

Freed Student Activist Calls On Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam To Resign

1 month ago /
International News 

Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called for the resignation of leader, Carrie Lam, after walking free from prison.

Hong Kong Extradition Bill: Protesters Return To Streets Despite Suspension

1 month ago /
International News 

Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill, despite a government decision to suspend the bill.

Hong Kong Extradition Protests: Government Suspends Bill

1 month ago /
International News 

The Hong Kong government has suspended its highly controversial plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced.

Hong Kong Protests Extradition Law

1 month ago /
International News 

Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

Hong Kong Protesters Demonstrate Against Extradition Bill

1 month ago /
International News 

Tens of thousands of people are marching in Hong Kong against a law critics fear could let China target political opponents in the territory.

China’s Stock Falls After US Report Could Ban Another Tech Firm

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

China’s major stock indexes fell on Wednesday, as trade worries intensified following a report that the United States could blacklist another Chinese tech firm after banning Huawei Technologies last week.

 

U.S. Aviation Authorities Refuse To Ground Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

4 months ago /
International News 

The U.S. federal aviation authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers' unions.

China Has Agreed To Reduce Tariffs On US Car Imports - Trump

7 months ago /
International News 

US President, Donald Trump,  has said that Beijing will "reduce and remove" the 40% tariffs it places on US cars imported into China.

Hong Kong Bans Pro-Independence Party

9 months ago /
International News 

Hong Kong has banned a small political party that campaigns for the territory's independence.

US Imposes New Tariffs On China

10 months ago /
International News 

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing.

Super Typhoon Slams China

10 months ago /
International News 

A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines.

Philippines Typhoon Mangkhut Heads Towards China

10 months ago /
International News 

Two people were killed and structures flattened in northern Philippines as typhoon Mangkhut ripped through Luzon high land

Alibaba's Jack Ma To Step Down In 2019

10 months ago /
International News 

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announced on Monday he would step down as head of the pioneering Chinese e-commerce giant in one year, a departure already drawing comparisons to the retirement of late Apple founder Steve Jobs.

Turkey Takes Action In Bid To Curb Currency Crisis

11 months ago /
International News 

Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira.

The First Humanoid Robot Meets Ethiopian PM

1 year ago /
Science and Tech 

Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, has finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after her lost body parts were found.

China’s President Xi Jinping Warns Against Complacency

1 year ago /
International News 

Chinese president Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting china as the rising global power.

Passengers Attempting To Smuggle Cocaine Arrested In Nigeria

2 years ago /
Nation 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Tuesday said it arrested two suspects with cocaine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. A statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Mitchell Ofoyeju, said one of the suspects was arrested on his way to Hong Kong after ingesting cocaine. “Another suspect, who lives in Athens,...

Former Guinean Minister Arrested In US

2 years ago /
International News 

Guinea's former Minister of Mines, Mahmoud Thiam, has been arrested in the United States for allegedly accepting kickbacks from two Chinese companies in exchange for mining contracts. Mr Thiam is a dual national, who also holds US citizenship. His arrest was announced by the US Department of Justice (DOJ). His lawyer have not...

US Election 2016: Asia Markets Jolted By Trump Win

2 years ago /
International News 

Asian stocks have fallen sharply as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. All regional markets closed lower, with money flowing into safe haven stocks, gold and currencies including the yen. Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped by 5.4% while European and US markets are expected to slide when...


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