HSI opens the week with a gain, pound rebounds

Hong Kong stocks ended slightly up on Monday, boosted by upbeat comments by China's top negotiator on progress in trade talks with the United...

Court orders reports on bus seat needle attacker

The District Court on Monday ordered psychological and psychiatric reports on a man who has confessed to leaving needles sticking out of seats on...

Punishing water cannon officer won’t help: police

Police said on Monday that taking action against the officer in charge of the water cannon that sprayed blue dye at Kowloon Mosque will...

Police fire tear gas to clear streets in Yuen Long

Police deployed tear gas to clear streets in Yuen Long on Monday after an hours-long stand off with local residents who were marking the...

Ex-Philippine police chief may face drugs charges

Philippine police recommended graft and drug charges against its former chief on Monday over a new scandal that has put President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-narcotics...

Beijing seeks WTO permission for new tariffs on US

China will ask the World Trade Organisation for permission to impose tariffs on US$2.4 billion worth of American goods as compensation in a dispute...

Thai king strips high-flying consort of royal titles

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his 34-year-old consort of all titles for "disloyalty" and apparent "ambition" to match the Queen's position, a royal...

New blow for Johnson as speaker blocks Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Monday when the speaker of parliament denied him a second shot at getting...

Beijing’s top diplomat raises hopes of EU deals

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday that he was confident of a investment deal being clinched with the European Union, while pressing for...

Netanyahu abandons bid to form new government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the country's president Monday he could not form a new government following deadlocked September elections, making way for...

Drug companies agree US$260mn opioids payout

Three leading American drug distributors and an Israeli drugmaker blamed for a deadly US opioid epidemic settled a bellwether civil lawsuit with two Ohio...

Trade hope boosts Wall Street as Boeing tumbles

Wall Street stocks gained on Monday on optimism over Sino-US trade talks and upcoming earnings reports, while Boeing tumbled again as the crisis over...

Sarah Lee caps Asian Championships with keirin gold

Sarah Lee has taken a big step towards qualifying for the Olympics after picking up a second gold medal on the final day of...

MTR precautions going too far, says Michael Tien

Roundtable lawmaker Michael Tien says it's unreasonable for train services to end early when there have been no further acts of vandalism late at...

Zion Williamson out 6-8 weeks after knee surgery

Zion Williamson will miss the start of the season after the No. 1 overall draft pick by the New Orleans Pelicans had right knee...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in Kowloon

Hong Kong , Oct 20 (ANI): The Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protestors as thousands marched through Kowloon district on Sunday despite...

UAE’s Rameez and Suri make short work of Hong Kong’s 116

United Arab Emirates 118 for 2 (Rameez 54, Suri 44*, Christie 2-24) beat Hong Kong 116 for 7 (Nizakat 31, Kinchit 30, Mustafa 2-17,...

Hong Kong Murder Suspect Says He Wants to Surrender to Taiwan

HONG KONG - Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, said Saturday the murder suspect whose case was the spark that started the fire of...

Hong Kong’s Leader Backs Police Use of Force for ‘Illegal’ March

HONG KONG - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a...

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