Articles about Hong Kong
19 Apr 2021
Hong Kong suspends flights connecting India till May 3
Hong Kong has suspended all flights connecting it with India from Tuesday to May 3 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, aviation industry sources said on Sunday.
24 Mar 2021
Hong Kong suspends Pfizer vaccines over packaging defects
Hong Kong suspended vaccinations using Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 shots in the city on Wednesday after they were informed by its distributor Fosun that one batch had defective bottle lids.
21 Jan 2021
As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials
China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.
20 Jan 2021
Alibaba's Jack Ma, 'missing' for months, makes first public appearance
After months of being "missing," Alibaba and Ant founder Jack Ma has finally made a public appearance.
07 Jan 2021
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem
Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.
06 Jan 2021
Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's younger sister and brother-in-law have turned approvers in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case and will now testify against him after a special court in Mumbai accepted their request seeking a pardon on Monday.
31 Dec 2020
China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person
Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairperson and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is no longer the richest person in Asia. That title now belongs to China's Zhong Shanshan, a vaccine magnate and the founder of the bottled water company Nongfu Spring.
13 Dec 2020
ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.
27 Nov 2020
Suresh Raina turns 34: A look at his major records
Left-handed batsman Suresh Raina served India's middle-order for nearly a decade before calling time on international career.
13 Nov 2020
#ComicBytes: Cassandra Cain's intriguing and dangerous journey in DC
Cassandra Cain is one of the best combatants in the DC Universe, which makes her an important part of the Bat-Family.
25 Oct 2020
US: Republican Nikki Haley declares China top national security threat
China is the "number one" threat to the United States' national security, Republican politician Nikki Haley said on Saturday (local time).
20 Oct 2020
New Zealand's Ben Lister becomes first COVID-19 substitute
New Zealand fast bowler Ben Lister has become the first COVID-19 substitute to be used in professional cricket.
19 Sep 2020
COVID-19 reinfections raise concerns over potential vaccine's efficacy
A few weeks back, scientists from Hong Kong confirmed the first case of reinfection with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
17 Sep 2020
Centre monitoring 2,500 social media accounts spreading Chinese propaganda
The central government is reportedly keeping a close eye on thousands of social media accounts that are allegedly spreading Chinese propaganda.
11 Sep 2020
China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19
In a major move, China's National Medical Products Administration has cleared a new 'nasal spray' COVID-19 vaccine for human trials.
03 Sep 2020
Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally
Nubia's flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 5S has gone on sale in over 40 countries.
25 Aug 2020
HK man gets reinfected by coronavirus: What does it mean
A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong has contracted COVID-19 twice this year in what is said to be the first documented case of reinfection, according to preliminary research.
16 Aug 2020
Interesting records held by Suresh Raina in international cricket
Moments after former Indian captain MS Dhoni informed about his retirement, Indian batsman Suresh Raina also called time on his international career.
10 Aug 2020
Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under national security law
The Hong Kong Police on Monday arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai over suspicions of collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law.
07 Aug 2020
Chinese giant Tencent loses $35 billion after Trump's ban
A few hours ago, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning certain business transactions with Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate that owns WeChat messaging service.
05 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: One death every 15 seconds; toll crosses 7 lakh
Over seven months after the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, the global death toll has crossed seven lakh. The total number of cases stands at 18.5 million.
20 Jul 2020
#LeakAlert: 7 VPN services leaked 1.2TB private user data
In a major shocker, seven virtual private network (VPN) providers, all hailing from Hong Kong, have been caught leaking private data of their users.
07 Jul 2020
Hong Kong releases new details of China's national security law
New details of China's controversial national security law were unveiled by Hong Kong on Monday.
26 Jun 2020
US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others
The United States could have a role to play in the ongoing Indo-China conflict, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the country was reviewing the position of its troops in Europe to face the threat which People's Liberation Army poses to Asian countries like India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as South China Sea.
22 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Testing negative probably isn't the free pass you think
Over the past six months, the novel coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly ninety lakh people and killed over 4.6 lakh worldwide.
21 Jun 2020
India-China clash: General VK Singh calls to 'hurt China economically'
War is the last resort, said former Indian Army chief and Union Minister, General VK Singh, in a recent interview about the India-China border situation.
28 May 2020
Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out
As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.
14 May 2020
Why Sitharaman's stimulus package has left stock market unimpressed
Domestic stocks plunged on Thursday as the government's stimulus package to revive the economy left investors unimpressed.
14 Apr 2020
Zoom will let customers choose data centers for routing calls
It has become dichotomous for video-conferencing giant Zoom. On one hand, its user have sky-rocketed, but on the other, those users are fast losing confidence, given the shady security practices of the company.
18 Mar 2020
MEA confirms 255 Indians test positive for coronavirus in Iran
The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that 255 Indians in Iran have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
03 Mar 2020
According to BJP leader, 'gaumutra' and 'gobar' can cure coronavirus
While the world is yet to figure out how to curtail the menace of coronavirus, a BJP leader seems to have cracked it.
10 Feb 2020
Chinese citizen journalist 'forcibly quarantined' after reporting on coronavirus
As the calls for greater transparency grew wider in China amid a coronavirus outbreak, a Chinese citizen journalist is said to have gone missing.
09 Feb 2020
Coronavirus kills over 800; death toll surpasses SARS
The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak has surpassed global fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.
08 Feb 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Friday confirmed that many Indians remain stuck on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.
06 Feb 2020
Is China under-reporting coronavirus cases, deaths amid outbreak?
The official tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus surged past 28,000 on Thursday, while the death toll reached 563 in China.
04 Feb 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity
After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.
25 Jan 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide
An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in China, authorities confirmed on Saturday.
23 Jan 2020
ICC World T20 2021: Key details about the qualification process
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC World T20 in 2021 to be held in India.
23 Jan 2020
Chinese city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, placed on lockdown
The city of Wuhan in central China has been placed on lockdown since the outbreak of a new coronavirus.
18 Jan 2020
Kashmir received lukewarm response by global community, admits Imran Khan
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan attempted to raise Kashmir issue on international forums, but only got rebuffed.