Hong Kong

Leaks confirm attacks on Hong Kong’s press

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 5:20PM UTC Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, owner of the Hong Kong and Taiwan newspaper Apple Daily. Pic: AP.

It has long been known that big business in Hong Kong, obviously worried about Big Brother over the border, has boycotted Apple Daily, the territory’s most popular newspaper, because of the rocky relationship of its owner, media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, with Beijing.

HK pro-democracy site ‘The House News’ folds amid ‘political pressure’

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 4:55PM UTC A screenshot of the 'House News' website frontpage today. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — A popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure. It’s the latest sign of mounting tensions over Beijing’s desire to hobble democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese city, with activists threatening to shut down Hong Kong’s heart with a major rally.

Bitcoin grows on Asian users

By Sat, Jul 26, 2014 3:17PM UTC Pic: AP.

Horry Chan spends more time on internet communication than talking to real people. As the owner of the Hong Kong-based online application store Easyapp.com, his team designs and customizes applications for local and international clients.

Almost 100 sickened by chemical leak from ship near Thai port

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 6:45PM UTC Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities say more than 90 people, including primary school students, have been sickened by a chemical leak from a Hong Kong ship in eastern Thailand.

20 injured after Hong Kong-bound flight hits turbulence

By Wed, Jul 16, 2014 4:46PM UTC

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says 20 people on a Hong Kong-bound flight were injured when the plane ran into severe turbulence. The airline said in a statement that SA286 departed Johannesburg on Tuesday and landed in Hong Kong on Wednesday, and that medics were waiting to assist the

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