Divya Gopalan

Divya Gopalan

Business & Economy

End of an era as Hong Kong closes its trading floor

The trading floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is closing its doors at the end of the month.

End of an era as Hong Kong closes its trading floor

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong hosts World Hakka Conference

Hong Kong is hosting people from all over the world with one thing in common – they are all Hakka.

Hong Kong hosts World Hakka Conference

Asia Pacific

ArtNext: Emerging Hong Kong artists showcase work

At Hong Kong's ArtNext exhibition, emerging artists have a platform to showcase their work.

ArtNext: Emerging Hong Kong artists showcase work

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protesters use China National Day to call for democracy

In Hong Kong, protest organisers say 40,000 people marched on Sunday through heavy rain to rally against Chinese National Day celebrations. Demonstrators defied the celebrations to call for more democracy and an end to political persecution.

Hong Kong protesters use China National Day to call for democracy

Asia Pacific

Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest

The Chinese-governed territory has witnessed bouts of protests in past decades amid Beijing's growing influence over the city.

Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest

Asia

Rohingya families torn apart by Myanmar crisis

Families are being torn apart amid reported atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Many of the Rohingya civilians who are fleeing to Bangladesh are being forced to leave behind elderly relatives who were not fit enough to make the journey.

Rohingya families torn apart by Myanmar crisis

Asia Pacific

Rohingya refugees vulnerable to epidemics

A mobile clinic was set up for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, a city near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. Around 600 patients arrived at the clinic, many of them children.

Rohingya refugees vulnerable to epidemics

Myanmar

Rohingya pour into Bangladesh where tents stretch for kilometres

Thousands live in poor conditions near UN camps as aid agencies struggle to cope with the influx of refugees.

Rohingya pour into Bangladesh where tents stretch for kilometres

Asia Pacific

No food and shelter for Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh

Official UN refugee camps in Bangladesh are overflowing and provisions are in short supply. After a five-day journey on foot, most Rohingya refugees cross the border to find no food or shelter.

No food and shelter for Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh

Asia

Environmental fears over India's plan to stop flooding

India's government is set to spend $87bn on an ambitious project that links major rivers across the country. It hopes the plan will stop floods, like the one that killed hundreds last week.

Environmental fears over India's plan to stop flooding

Asia

India threatens 40,000 Rohingya refugees with deportation

Over the past seven years, 40,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and sought refuge in neighbouring India. But now the Indian government is threatening to deport all of them as it tries to forge stronger ties with Myanmar.

India threatens 40,000 Rohingya refugees with deportation