Hong Kong

6 years jail time for Hong Kong woman who tortured maid Erwiana

By Fri, Feb 27, 2015 4:02PM UTC 6 years jail time for Hong Kong woman who tortured maid Erwiana

Law Wan-tung, the Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of grievously abusing Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and another maid Tutik Lestari Ningsih has been sentenced to six years in jail and HK$15,000 in fines for repeatedly assaulting her former employees.

Hong Kong woman gets 6 years in Indonesian maid abuse case

By Fri, Feb 27, 2015 12:59PM UTC Hong Kong woman gets 6 years in Indonesian maid abuse case

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court has sentenced a woman to 6 years in prison for abusing her Indonesian maid in a case that triggered outrage over its brutality.

Hong Kong budget offers relief to protest-hit businesses

By Wed, Feb 25, 2015 1:39PM UTC Hong Kong budget offers relief to protest-hit businesses

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s finance chief has unveiled measures aimed at giving relief to some business owners and restoring confidence in the Asian financial hub following pro-democracy protests last year that choked traffic for 11 weeks.

HK leader calls on residents to be like ‘mild and gentle’ sheep

By Wed, Feb 18, 2015 7:00PM UTC Leung Chun-ying

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s unpopular Beijing-backed leader has called on residents of the southern Chinese city, rocked last year by months of pro-democracy protests, to be more like “mild and gentle” sheep.

Hong Kong captain gets 8 years for deadly 2012 sea collision

By Mon, Feb 16, 2015 5:44PM UTC Hong Kong Ferry Collision

HONG KONG (AP) — News reports say a Hong Kong ferry captain has been sentenced to eight years in prison for the deaths of 39 people in a 2012 accident that was the southern Chinese city’s biggest maritime disaster in decades.