Asia Pacific

Crouching Tiger star to donate $715m fortune

The 63-year-old, who is reportedly worth $715m, says he and his wife want to give the money to charity after his death.

Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-fat vows to donate his entire fortune

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's bamboo: Project gives material new purpose

Innovators in Hong Kong are finding different ways to use the flexibility of bamboo in the building industry.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy legislator barred from local election

Eddie Chu hits back at claim he implicitly supports independence, considers challenging 'ridiculous' decision in court.

Hong Kong pro-democracy legislator barred from local election

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plead not guilty

Three leading campaigners on trial over their involvement in the 2014 Umbrella Movement calling for political reform.

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plead not guilty

Hong Kong

Trio who sparked Hong Kong's Occupy protest to stand trial

Critics say charges will further undermine Chinese territory's waning freedoms as Beijing tries to assert control.

Trio who sparked Hong Kong's Occupy protest to stand trial

Hong Kong

Hong Kong bars FT journalist from entering

Critics say Chinese territory's rights landscape has deteriorated in recent years amid a spate of controversies.

Hong Kong bars FT journalist from entering

Aviation

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Hong Kong-based airline claims "malicious, criminal attack" on its website hit over 9 million passengers.

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Hong Kong

China opens world's largest sea bridge to territories

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge seen as crucial for China's 'Silicon Valley', but some worry about its political impact.

China's president opens long-delayed southern sea bridge

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's government tightens grip, moves closer to China

Hong Kong officials turn to police force's Security Wing as they crack down on dissent in semi-autonomous territory.

Hong Kong's government tightens grip, moves closer to China

Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader refuses to explain journalist visa denial

Financial Times' Asia editor angered authorities by hosting a forum featuring a leader of a pro-independence party.

Hong Kong leader refuses to explain journalist visa denial

Hong Kong

Hong Kong bans pro-independence party in unprecedented move

Authorities in the Chinese-ruled city ban the Hong Kong National Party for posing a threat to national security.

Hong Kong

Protests in Hong Kong over high-speed rail link to China

Passengers will clear Chinese immigration at the line's newly built terminal, where Chinese law will also be applied.

China

Mangkhut kills four in China, causes destruction in Hong Kong

World's biggest storm of the year leaves a trail of destruction in Hong Kong, Macau and China's Guangdong province.

Asia Pacific

Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Hong Kong and China

Hong Kong and southern China under maximum alert as biggest storm of the year kills dozens in the Philippines.

Weather

Typhoon Mangkhut looms over Hong Kong and southern China

Typhoon Mangkhut hits Hong Kong and southern China with sustained winds of 155 km/h and gusts of up to 190 km/h

Typhoon Mangkhut looms over Hong Kong and southern China