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.
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.
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 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 ...
Super Typhoon Mangkhut -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was swept out to sea off Taiwan.
The associate professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering had reported his wife missing on August 20.
China has demanded that foreign firms, and airlines in particular, do not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a non-Chinese territory on their websites.
Investigators said the the attack was motivated by a "family conflict", not organised crime.
Hong Kong's leading independence activist was jailed for six years Monday for his involvement in some of the city's worst protest violence for decades.
Police defused a World War II bomb Friday at a construction site in the heart of Hong Kong after more than 1,000 people were evacuated from the area, in the third such discovery in the city this year.