Gulf Times - Hong-Kong
Lawmakers warn Hong Kong's China extradition plans a 'Trojan horse'

Lawmakers warn Hong Kong's China extradition plans a 'Trojan horse'

Plans by Hong Kong to allow extraditions to Taiwan, Macau and mainland China following a high-profile murder case could become a "Trojan horse" for Beijing to pursue critics, pro-democracy lawmakers warned Wednesday.

WW1 grenade found in French potato shipment

WW1 grenade found in French potato shipment

A German World War I hand grenade was found among a shipment of French potatoes imported for a Hong Kong crisp factory, police said.

'Crouching Tiger' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate fortune

'Crouching Tiger' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate fortune

‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ star Chow Yun-fat may be a heavyweight from the golden era of Hong Kong cinema but the famously frugal actor has vowed to donate his vast wealth to charity after he dies.

China scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

China scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

A scientist in China claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies, in a potentially ground-breaking and controversial medical first.

Police shoot knifeman in Hong Kong subway station

Police shoot knifeman in Hong Kong subway station

Hong Kong police shot and critically injured a man who they said threatened officers with a knife during a stop-and-search operation in a busy subway station on Wednesday.

Cathay Pacific faces probe over massive data breach

Cathay Pacific faces probe over massive data breach

Hong Kong's privacy commissioner will launch a compliance investigation into Cathay Pacific Airways over a data breach involving 9.4 million passengers, saying the carrier may have violated privacy rules.

FT journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong

FT journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong

A leading Financial Times journalist has been given seven days to leave Hong Kong as a backlash mounted Monday against an unprecedented challenge to freedom of the press in the city.

UK seeks 'urgent explanation' as Hong Kong bans journalist

UK seeks 'urgent explanation' as Hong Kong bans journalist

Hong Kong's decision to effectively blacklist a senior Financial Times journalist required an "urgent explanation", the UK said Saturday, as foreign governments sounded the alarm over eroding freedoms in the former British colony.

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

The typhoon smashed homes and flooded key agricultural regions in the northern Philippines before battering Hong Kong and southern China with fierce winds and heavy rain.

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

The death toll in the Philippines, where the main island of Luzon was mauled with fierce winds and rain, rose to 65 overnight.

Typhoon slams into China after killing scores in Philippines

Typhoon slams into China after killing scores in Philippines

A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 100 people in the Philippines.

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut hurtled towards Hong Kong on Sunday, lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction ...