Hong Kong: News
17 Apr 2023Celebrity
'To: My Nineteen-Year-Old Self' wins global acclaim: Why's it controversial
The coming-of-age documentary To: My Nineteen-Year-Old Self by acclaimed director Mabel Cheung took home the best film award at the 41st Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday.
15 Apr 2023Kolkata
Hong Kong-bound cargo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata
A Saudi Arabian Airlines cargo flight transporting goods from Jeddah to Hong Kong's Guangzhou reportedly made an emergency landing at the Kolkata airport on Saturday.
07 Apr 2023Jackie Chan
Happy birthday, Jackie Chan: Underrated films that deserved greater acknowledgment
It is an undisputed fact that Jackie Chan has been synonymous with martial arts and the action-comedy genre for over five decades.
17 Mar 2023China
Hong Kong: 2 men held for owning 'seditious' children's books
Hong Kong's national security force arrested two men for merely owning children's books, which have been termed "seditious" by authorities, reported BBC.
28 Feb 2023COVID-19
Hong Kong to end mask mandate after 3 years
Hong Kong will lift the mask mandate in public places, its last major COVID-19 restriction, on Wednesday after nearly three years.
27 Feb 2023Murder
Hong Kong: Ex-husband, relatives charged with murdering model Abby Choi
The former in-laws and ex-husband of Hong Kong model Abby Choi, whose body parts were in a refrigerator by the police, were put in custody without bail on Monday.
24 Feb 2023Adani Group
Adani Group to conduct roadshow in Asia to appease investors
Investor confidence in Adani Group stocks and bonds is at an all-time low following a damning report by Hindenburg Research.
15 Feb 2023TV News
Hong Kong's free-to-air broadcasters must run 'national' programs weekly
Hong Kong has regulated its TV laws yet again and the regulators have ordered the free-to-air TV and radio broadcasters to run 30 minutes of national education and security law programs every week.
17 Dec 2022China
China may witness over 1 million COVID-19 deaths in 2023
As per the latest estimate from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in the United States (US), the sudden lifting of China's strict COVID-19 restrictions could cause a spike in cases.
29 Nov 2022Rishi Sunak
'Golden era' of UK-China ties over, says PM Rishi Sunak
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday said that China posed a "systemic challenge to the values and interests" of the United Kingdom (UK).
16 Oct 2022Xi Jinping
Control over Hong Kong, determined on Taiwan: China President Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that China had acquired total control over Hong Kong by transitioning it from disorder to governance.
28 Mar 2022Shanghai
Shanghai begins phased lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases in China
China's biggest city Shanghai has started a phased lockdown on Monday after it witnessed a record number of new COVID-19 cases.
17 Mar 2022Mansukh Mandaviya
Centre alarmed as COVID-19 sees huge surge in South-East Asia
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting amid the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in China and South-East Asia.
03 Jan 2022Beijing
Hong Kong news publication shuts amid clampdown on dissent
In light of declining press freedom in Hong Kong, the online news service Citizen News announced on Sunday that it will discontinue operations.
25 Nov 2021France
Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?
Europe is witnessing a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, as over 60% of the world's cases and deaths were reported from the continent over the last week.
19 Apr 2021Coronavirus
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 2021Pfizer
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.
07 Jan 2021Mike Pompeo
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 2021Narendra Modi
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.
17 Sep 2020Social Media
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.
25 Aug 2020Vaccine
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.
10 Aug 2020Chinese Communist Party
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 2020Donald Trump
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.
20 Jul 2020Security
#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 2020Reuters
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.
18 Jan 2020Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
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.
01 Nov 2019India
India is second-most sleep deprived country, claims Fitbit survey
Indians are the least active and second-most sleep deprived people in the world, according to a survey by Fitbit - a renowned maker of fitness trackers and smartwatches.
25 Oct 2019United States of America
How this 24-year-old became a billionaire overnight
A 24-year-old Wharton graduate just became one of Asia's richest people overnight, adding $3.8 billion to his wealth.
04 Sep 2019China
After months of unrest, Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill
Following months of unrest, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday announced the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill, according to reports.
16 Aug 2019Amazon
Chinese netizens slam Amazon for selling Hong Kong T-shirts
Netizens in China charged at leading online retailer Amazon for selling T-shirts supporting anti-government protesters in the country's semi-autonomous region of Hong Kong.
12 Aug 2019China
Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights after thousands protest
The Hong Kong International Airport authorities have canceled all the flights coming in and out of the city after thousands of anti-government protesters, clad in black, flooded the airport causing "serious" disruption.
30 Jul 2019South Korea
Listing some of the strangest facts about badminton
Badminton is a popular sport and one of the most entertaining as well.
09 Jul 2019London
Bengaluru to London, 18,000 global job cuts at Deutsche Bank
On Monday, many Deutsche Bank employees left their offices as soon as they walked in, with an envelope from their German employer, attesting their termination.
20 Jun 2019London
Now, you can have a drink with Priyanka's statue
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has got waxed again at the famous Madame Tussauds Museum, this time at its London branch.
12 May 2019San Francisco
In San Francisco, one in every 11,600 is a billionaire
If you think seeing a billionaire is a rare phenomenon, maybe you should pay a visit to San Francisco.
30 Apr 2019Marvel
21-year-old cried endlessly after watching 'Avengers: Endgame,' hospitalized
Marking the end of an era, Avengers: Endgame left several fans emotional as they had to say goodbye to some of their favorite superheroes.
06 Apr 2019Prakash Jha
Priyanka Chopra gets her fourth wax statue in Madame Tussauds
Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has got carved again.
20 Mar 2019Chennai
Three Indian cities cheapest to live in, globally: Survey
The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its annual 'Worldwide Cost of Living Survey' for 2019.
03 Mar 2019Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Watch: Under-13 cricketer in Hong Kong bowling like Jasprit Bumrah
Several kids, around the world, look to imitate their favorite cricketers, be it their body language, batting stance or bowling action.
23 Feb 2019Taiwan
Video shows pilot taking a nap while flying Boeing 747
In an incident of major violation of rules, a pilot of China Airlines (the national carrier of Taiwan) was found sleeping in the cockpit while flying a Boeing 747.