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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 ...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

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.

Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

The associate professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering had reported his wife missing on August 20.

US airlines' changes to Taiwan references 'incomplete': China

US airlines' changes to Taiwan references 'incomplete': China

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.

One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

Investigators said the the attack was motivated by a "family conflict", not organised crime.

Hong Kong jails top independence leader for six years

Hong Kong jails top independence leader for six years

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.

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after 1,200 evacuated

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after 1,200 evacuated

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.