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

Weather

Heavy rain pounds Hong Kong for fourth consecutive day

Locals warned to avoid steep slopes as landslide risk remains high.

Heavy rain pounds Hong Kong for fourth consecutive day

Hong Kong

Hong Kong activist renews calls for independence

Andy Chan called on the UK and US to help semi-autonomous region from being annexed and 'destroyed' by mainland China.

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong: Pro-independence party faces possible ban

Police in Hong Kong have sought to ban the political party, citing it as a potential national security threat.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong jails pro-democracy activist for six years

Edward Leung sentenced to six years in prison for rioting and assaulting police officer during 2016 street protests.

Hong Kong jails top activist Edward Leung for six years

Weather

Relief in sight from Hong Kong's heat

Thunderstorms are expected to bring a much-needed rain to the region.

Relief in sight from Hong Kong's heat

Hong Kong

Chinese New Year and the ancient art of Feng Shui

Arranging spaces to maximise harmony and, many believe, to attract good fortune is an ancient Chinese practice that comes to the forefront every Chinese New Year.

Hong Kong

18 killed as double-decker bus crashes in Hong Kong

Pictures from the scene show rescue workers cutting open the roof of the vehicle to reach the casualties inside.

Hong Kong bus crash kills 18 and injures scores

Hong Kong

Hong Kong protest leaders freed from prison

A stunning victory for the Umbrella Movement's Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow.

China

China confirms detention of Hong Kong bookseller

Swedish citizen 'subjected to criminal coercive measures' for allegedly breaking law, China's foreign ministry says.

China confirms arrest of bookseller Gui Minhai

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong's top court frees 'Umbrella Movement' leaders

Court of Final Appeal says lower court 'erred' in considering sentencing against Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow.

Hong Kong's top court frees 'Umbrella Movement' leaders

Hong Kong

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

China accuses US politicians of meddling after nominating pro-democracy activists for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

Hong Kong

Porcelain apprentices needed in Hong Kong

Master craftsmen in Hong Kong are all over 70 and have reached retirement age.

Environment

Report: Hong Kong's appetite for reef fish 'unsustainable'

Yvonne Sadovy, co-author of the eye-opening report on live reef food fish titled, Going, going gone, says Hong Kong's laws 'are ill-equipped to control the trade as its practiced today'.