Hong Kong

Last appeal bid rejected in HK ‘Milkshake Murder’

By Thu, Apr 24, 2014 3:24PM UTC Nancy Ann Kissel, left, and her relative walk out of Hong Kong's High Court. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s top court has rejected a final bid for an appeal by an American convicted of drugging her wealthy banker husband and bashing him to death. The Court of Final Appeal dismissed Nancy Kissel’s application on Thursday.

HK, Philippines compromise over Manila tourist deaths

By Wed, Apr 23, 2014 5:50PM UTC Negotiators speak to hijacker Ronaldo Mendoza during the 2010 Manila bus tragedy. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong and the Philippines have reached a compromise over Hong Kong’s demand for an apology for the deaths of eight tourists in a bungled rescue attempt during a 2010 hostage-taking in Manila that soured relations.

Manila Mayor flying to Hong Kong to offer bus tragedy apology

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 12:39PM UTC Negotiators speak to hijacker Ronaldo Mendoza during the 2010 Manila bus tragedy. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The mayor of the Philippine capital says he is flying to Hong Kong to apologize to the family of eight Hong Kong tourists who died in a 2010 bus hostage tragedy in Manila and to offer them compensation.

Cathay Pacific jet stranded for 16 hours in China

By Sat, Apr 12, 2014 1:41PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say a Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong was stranded for more than 16 hours in a Chinese city because of bad weather and limits on the crew’s work hours.

Hong Kong: China’s obstreperous adoptee

By Tue, Apr 08, 2014 11:01AM UTC A protester waves a Hong Kong colonial flag as tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents march during the annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong in July. Pic: AP.

Two of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy citizens, Anson Chan, former chief secretary under Chris Patten, and Martin Lee, one of the city’s most prominent democracy advocates, have spent the past week in the United States holding a series of panel discussions on the territory’s future in the face of what critics call the increasing encroachment of Beijing on its politics, press and business activities, and looking for American support.

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