Hong Kong

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

Hong Kong asks Beijing for more democratic freedom

By Tue, Jul 15, 2014 6:49PM UTC Tens of thousands of residents gather to march in the annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong on July 1. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong has sent a report to Beijing recommending changes to allow for greater democracy in the southern Chinese city, kicking off a process that will ultimately let residents elect their leader for the first time in 2017.

WTO members bid to remove tariffs on green goods

By Tue, Jul 08, 2014 5:47PM UTC Pic: AP.

GENEVA (AP) — The United States, China, the European Union and 11 other members of the World Trade Organization have begun negotiations toward a new agreement on almost $1 trillion of environmental goods.

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