Hong Kong

Wozniacki claims 25th career title with Hong Kong victory

Caroline Wozniacki struggled over three sets with Kristina Mladenovic before finishing off a 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2 victory at the Hong Kong Open to earn the 25th title of her career on Sunday.

Hong Kong lawmakers demand independence from China during oath-taking

Several Hong Kong lawmakers disrupted the swearing-in ceremony of Hong Kong's legislative council on Wednesday to demand independence from China.

Thailand deports Hong Kong activist over "national security" concerns

Thailand deported Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong on Wednesday over "national security" concerns, the Thai prime minister's office said in a statement.

Young protest movement activists win seats in Hong Kong elections

Fresh faces from the youth protest movement advocating more autonomy from Beijing were elected to Hong Kong's legislature on Monday.

Record number cast votes in crucial Hong Kong elections

Hong Kong saw a record number of voters turn out Sunday to take part in an election that could determine its democratic future, as the city comes under increased pressure from mainland China.

Hong Kong election puts asylum seekers under surprise spotlight

As Hong Kong gears up for landmark elections this Sunday, asylum seekers have found themselves the subject of unexpected - and mostly unwelcome - attention.

China approves Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock exchange link

China has approved a long-awaited link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock markets, state media reported on Tuesday, about two years after a similar link was established between the Shanghai...

Hundreds rally for Hong Kong independence after election controversy

More than 1,000 people filled the space of two football pitches in a Hong Kong park on Friday, showing support for independence from China after candidates running on a self-rule platform were...

North Korean defects in South Korean consulate in Hong Kong: reports

A North Korean defector was believed to be holed up Thursday inside the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong seeking refuge, news reports said.

Hong Kong convicts student leaders of illegal assembly

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in 2014 were found guilty of illegal assembly by a Hong Kong court on Thursday, as Amnesty International said the decision sent a "chilling warning for...

Hong Kong student leaders convicted of illegal assembly

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in 2014 were found guilty of illegal assembly by a Hong Kong court, local media reported Thursday.

Tokyo stocks tumble on Brexit fears

Japanese shares fell around 3.5 per cent on Monday as uncertainty continued to hang over Britain's referendum on its European Union membership.

Thousands in Hong Kong protest march over missing booksellers

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest at the mysterious disappearance of five booksellers amid suspicions of China's role in the abductions.

Croatia can be China's gateway to Europe

Grabar-Kitarovic briefed the Hong Kong chief executive of her talks with top Chinese officials during which it was said that there was a  lot of room for better economic relations.