Hong Kong

Malaysia denies entry to Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong

By Tue, May 26, 2015 1:15PM UTC

Malaysian immigration officials detained Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong shortly after his arrival at Penang Airport, Tuesday, and were due to deport him on the next available flight.

Hong Kong model’s naked bungee jump causes a stir in Thailand

By Mon, May 18, 2015 5:53PM UTC

Authorities in Thailand’s northern ‘city of culture’ Chiang Mai were incensed last week after it emerged that a model from Hong Kong performed a naked bungie jump – and promptly shared images and video on social media.

Swedish city transit boss nabbed for shoplifting in Hong Kong

By Wed, May 13, 2015 11:04AM UTC

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The chief executive of Stockholm’s public transit company has been caught shoplifting at Hong Kong’s international airport.

VIDEO: Boar goes wild at Hong Kong shopping mall

By Mon, May 11, 2015 5:47PM UTC

Talk about our consumer culture gone wild. A Hong Kong shopping mall received a visit from a ham-fisted customer when a wild boar wandered in and got trapped inside a children’s clothing store.

UN health agency: Don’t name diseases after regions, animals

By Sat, May 09, 2015 2:13PM UTC

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases — guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has previously broken.