Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Hong Kong leader demands end of independence talk

Hong Kong leader demands end of independence talk

Hong Kong's leader urged an immediate end to independence debates in the Chinese-ruled global financial hub on Tuesday, warning that the issue was harming the city's relationship with Beijing's Communist Party leaders.

Airbus wins $4bn order from Cathay Pacific

Airbus wins $4bn order from Cathay Pacific

Airbus said on Wednesday it has finalised a more than $4bn order with Cathay Pacific for 32 of its A321neo aircraft to revamp the Hong Kong-based carrier's regional affiliate.

ASEAN to sign Hong Kong free trade deal in November

ASEAN to sign Hong Kong free trade deal in November

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is to sign a free-trade agreement with Hong Kong in November, a Philippine government official said Saturday, following three years of talks.

Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau

Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau

Tropical storm Pakhar brought strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday, just four days after one of the strongest typhoons on record, Hato, caused serious flooding and damage in the territories and killed at least 10 people in the gaming hub.

Chinese army mobilised as typhoon toll rises in Macau

Chinese army mobilised as typhoon toll rises in Macau

Around 48 hours after Severe Typhoon Hato smashed into southern China, worst-hit Macau was still picking up the pieces, with the enclave's government facing recriminations over its lack of preparation.

Typhoon Hato leaves 16 dead after lashing southern China

Typhoon Hato leaves 16 dead after lashing southern China

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 16 Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China, blacking out Macau's mega-casinos and battering Hong Kong's skyscrapers.

Six dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

Six dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

Typhoon Hato left five dead in the gambling hub of Macau on Wednesday as it brought chaos and destruction to the enclave after sweeping through neighbouring Hong Kong, where one man also died.

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, streets flooded, flights cancelled, trading halted

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees, flooded streets ...

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges.

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It's 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly.

Three Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months

Three Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months

An appeals court jailed three leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to the Chinese-ruled city's youth-led push for universal suffrage.