Hong Kong

  • Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader in flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day 3 hours 5 minutes ago

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's under-fire leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day. The protesters, upset that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying refused to meet them, threatened to expand their demonstrations unless he resigns and the Chinese leadership agrees to...
  • Snapshot: Protesters in Hong Kong hold up their mobile phones as they defy tear gas and police baton charges while blocking the government headquarters Yesterday

    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.Riot police shot pepper spray and tear gas at protesters at the weekend...
  • Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets, defying Beijing Yesterday

    Hong Kong: Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters blocked Hong Kong streets in the early hours on Tuesday, maintaining pressure on China as it faces one of its biggest political challenges since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago. Riot police had largely withdrawn and there were none of the clashes,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Washington DC. ...
  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change Yesterday

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong 2 days ago

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protests expanded in Hong Kong on Monday, a day after demonstrators upset over Beijing's decision to limit political reforms defied onslaughts of tear gas and appeals from Hong Kong's top leader to go home. And with rumors swirling, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying reassured the public that...
  • Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters clash with police, 38 injured 2 days ago

    Hong Kong is paralysed after Pro-democracy protesters clashed with the police. At least 38 people are injured as anger builds over China's political will on Hong Kong's governance. ...
  • Hong Kong protesters defiant after tear gas chaos 2 days ago

    Hong Kong: Police repeatedly fired tear gas in clashes with protesters fighting for democracy as parts of Hong Kong descended into chaos with tens of thousands on the streets to demand Beijing grant the city full universal suffrage. The rare scenes -- in which crowds faced down riot police in the...
  • Thousands rally in Hong Kong as democracy campaign heats up 3 days ago

    Hong Kong: Tens of thousands of people massed in the heart of Hong Kong late on Saturday to demand more democracy, as tensions grew over Beijing's decision to rule out free elections in the former British colony. The crowds swelled less than 24 hours after riot police used pepper spray to...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's archery recurve team eliminated 5 days ago

    Incheon: Indian men's archery recurve team was ousted from the 17th Asian Games following their 1/8 elimination round loss to Hong Kong at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here on Friday. The Indian men's team of Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar lost 3-5 (53-54, 54-42, 51-51, 52-53). The Indian...
  • London turns world's most expensive city 1 week ago

    London: London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city to live and work in, as a new study has suggested it has turned nearly twice as pricey as Sydney and four times more expensive than Rio de Janeiro. India's Mumbai was found to be at the bottom...
  • Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain September 17, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong was shuttered on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports. Typhoon Kalmaegi, packing gusts of 125 kilometres (77 miles) per hour, was centred 400 kilometres...
  • Blackclad democracy activists stage sombre Hong Kong rally September 14, 2014

    Hong Kong: More than 1,000 activists paraded through Hong Kong's streets on Sunday carrying huge lengths of black cloth, in a sombre protest against a recent decision by Beijing that crushed the city's hopes for full democracy. Democracy activists in the former British colony had expectations Hong Kongers would be able...
  • Sabine Lisicki wins Hong Kong Open September 14, 2014

    Hong Kong: Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 75, 63 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. No. 36ranked Pliskova squandered a 51 lead in the match after she twice broke the topseeded German in the first set before losing...
  • Hong Kong born alumnus gives Harvard $350 million September 8, 2014

    New York: A Hong Kongborn venture capitalist is giving Harvard University $350 million for its School of Public Health, the largest donation in the university's history, the Harvard Crimson reported on Monday. The university newspaper said the gift was from a foundation supported by Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School...
  • Bouchard, Peng out of Hong Kong tennis September 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong's first WTA tennis tournament in more than 20 years suffered a major blow on Sunday with main drawcard Eugenie Bouchard withdrawing on medical advice after suffering from the heat at the US Open. China's Peng Shuai, who advanced to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows, was also a...
  • Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy September 1, 2014

    Hong Kong: Police used pepper spray to disperse prodemocracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee set the stage for a political showdown on Sunday when it rejected...
  • China warns against foreign meddling in Hong Kong August 30, 2014

    Beijing: China is issuing harsh warnings against foreign meddling in Hong Kong's politics ahead of an expected announcement recommending restrictions to the first direct elections for the leader of the Chinesecontrolled financial hub. An article in the ruling Communist Party's flagship newspaper People's Daily on Saturday says some in the former...
  • Elderly Hong Kong couple was salted and cooked and packed into lunchboxes by their son in gruesome double murder August 6, 2014

    An elderly Hong Kong couple were allegedly dismembered by their son and his friend before being salted, cooked and packed into lunchboxes "like barbecued pork", a court has heard. The severed heads of 65yearold Chau Wingki and his wife Siu Yuetyee, 62, were found in March last year, stuffed into two...
  • Warning: This will make your head reel. Two photographers climbed rooftops in Hong Kong and clicked the world's most vertigo inducing photos August 5, 2014

    Two guys named Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov visited Hong Kong, and took pictures that will give you a nose bleed just from looking at them. "During the last one and a half years, we have visited Hong Kong several times. We have been to so many places and now I...
  • McDonald's takes chicken nuggets off menu in Hong Kong amid food scare July 25, 2014

    Hong Kong: McDonald's Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it had imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the US owned company at the centre of a food safety scare in China. McDonald's said in a statement late on Thursday it had...
  • Typhoon Rammasun to rage through weekend in China July 18, 2014

    Beijing: China's meteorological authority on Friday forecast that typhoon Rammasun will continue to rage through the weekend before it starts weakening on Monday. It also warned that the typhoon, the ninth this year, may make landfall again in the coastal areas of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwest China late Friday...
  • Thousands live in incredibly cramped quarters in Hong Kong July 7, 2014

    Tens of thousands of people live in houses no bigger than a large king sized bed in one of the wealthiest cities of the world, Hong Kong. Apart from living in such dismal conditions, these people also have to pay high rents for such places. Families live in apartments as...
  • Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash June 13, 2014

    Hong Kong: Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau on Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the cities' busy waterways. The crash happened when the Macaubound ferry reported to be a jetfoil boat...
  • Win against Pui Yin Yip is a confidence booster for me: Saina Nehwal May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal said that beating a top15 player like Hong Kong's Pui Yin Yip on Monday has boosted her confidence to face highranking players in the world. World No. 8 Saina led from the front with a 219, 2110 win over Hong Kong's Pui Yin Yip...
  • Eleven crew members missing after ships collide off Hong Kong May 6, 2014

    Hong Kong: Eleven crew of a Chinese cargo ship are missing following a collision with a large container ship in the waters off Hong Kong on Monday. The cargo ship Zhong Xing 2 sank after the collision with the 300m (984ft) long Marshall Islandsregistered MOL Motivator about two nautical miles...
  • Top seven moments of 2014 World Twenty20 April 8, 2014

    It's over, but memories will stay. The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 delivered unbridled joy and also distressing heartbreaks that will shape up into bedtime stories the players will narrate to their grandchildren one day. Whether it was Hong Kong's win over Bangladesh, Dale Steyn's last over against New Zealand or...