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  • Hong Kong snares record haul of rhino horns

    Hong Kong customs seize a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for authorities trying to tackle the rising volume of endangered species trafficked through the Chinese territory.

  • Typhoon Mangkhut: Millions evacuated in China

    More than three million people have been moved to safety in southern China as Typhoon Mangkhut moved northward and continued to wreak havoc across the region yesterday.

  • Super Typhoon Mangkhut batters Hong Kong

    Typhoon Mangkhut batters Hong Kong and threatens the southern coast of China, after cutting a destructive path through the Philippines and killing dozens of people there.

  • Choton full of confidence

    Having established their supremacy in the South Asian region, the Bangladesh Under-15 women's team will face a test against

  • 18 killed as bus topples over in Hong Kong

    At least 18 people are killed and dozens injured as a double-decker bus topples over in Hong Kong.

  • Typhoon Hato: Death toll rises to 16

    The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rises to at least 16 after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China, blacking out Macau's mega-casinos and battering Hong Kong's skyscrapers.

  • 4 dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

    Typhoon Hato leaves three dead in the gambling hub of Macau as it brought chaos and destruction to the enclave after sweeping through neighbouring Hong Kong, where one man also dies.

  • HK marathon runner dies after collapse

    A 52-year-old woman runner who took part in the Hong Kong marathon died Monday, a day after collapsing on the finish line of the 10-kilometre race.

  • Bangladesh storm into final

    Bangladesh romped into the final of the 5th Men's AHF Cup after thrashing Singapore 8-0 in the first semifinal today.

  • Bangladesh eye top finish

    Bangladesh hockey team will be hoping to finish on top of Pool A in the Men's 5th AHF Cup when they take on lowly Macau in the final pool match at King's Park hockey ground in Hong Kong today.

  • Wozniacki beats Mladenovic to win Hong Kong Open

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki defeats unseeded French challenger Kristina Mladenovic to take the Hong Kong Open after a battle of wills that lasts almost three hours.

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    Hong Kong 'rabbit cafe' hops onto high street

    The newest addition to Hong Kong's cafe scene is taking a soft approach to business -- with 12 resident rabbits for customers to pet.

  • Clarke to play HK T20

    Former Australia captain Michael Clarke will headline Hong Kong's Twenty20 Blitz this month as he pursues a comeback in cricket's shortest form.

  • $260,000 worth of goods stolen from man's carry-on during flight

    A man who flew to Hong Kong earlier this week claims he lost goods worth approximately $260,000, as two watches and foreign currency were stolen from the luggage he had stored in the plane's carry-on bin, reports CNN.

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    Afghanistan set up Zimbabwe showdown

    Afghanistan set up a winner-takes-all showdown with Zimbabwe by beating Hong Kong by six wickets in the World Twenty20 in Nagpur.

  • Sibanda's fifty takes Zimbabwe closer to main draw

    Zimbabwe beat Hong Kong by 14 runs in ICC World T20 Qualifier at Nagpur, riding on Vusi Sibanda's first T20I fifty and Elton Chigumbura's audacious finishing.

  • Hong Kong leader swarmed by 'angry' emojis on Facebook

    Hong Kong's beleaguered leader is nearly 100 times more unpopular than US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, according to Facebook's new "angry-face" button that allows netizens to voice their displeasure on the social network.

  • Shahzad fifty knocks Hong Kong out

    UAE are close to make it to the main round of the Asia Cup T20 as they beat Hong Kong by six wickets to move to the top of the points table with one game to play.

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    What are Hong Kong's localists angry about?

    The clashes in Hong Kong earlier this week may on the surface have been about unlicensed food stalls, but were fuelled by a growing "localist" sentiment.

  • Japan shares tumble 7% over two days

    Asian markets continue their downward trend, with Japan failing more than 7% in two days.

  • HK booksellers 'author' attacks China

    A Chinese writer has told the BBC he is the co-author of a provocative book about China's leader Xi Jinping, that some believe sparked the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers.

  • When the gates of hell open

    This year, on August 28th - the 15th day of the 7th month in the lunar calendar - it is Yu Lan festival in Hong Kong, also known as Hungry Ghost Festival

  • Biman plans to expand wings on int’l routes: Menon

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has planned to expand its wings to China and Maldives apart from resuming its suspended routes to Delhi and Hong Kong in 2016.

  • Why the real King Kong became extinct

    The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to tuck into savannah grass after climate change hit its preferred diet of forest fruit, scientists suggest.

  • Tourism sector gears up to reduce carbon footprint

    It is not until the recent years that some hotels began hanging the “reuse your towel, save a penguin” signs on the towel racks. While cynics might dismiss this approach as greenwashing, few major players are engaged in a streamlined operation to reduce carbon emissions.

  • ICC T20 World Cup 2016 schedule announced

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3, 2016.

  • 124 injured in Hong Kong ferry collision

    At least 124 people are injured when a high-speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object in the water, say officials.

  • Fifa fines HK over China anthem booing

    The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has been fined $40,000 Hong Kong dollars ($5,160; £3,400) after its fans booed the Chinese national anthem during a match last month.

  • 'Most valuable art collection ever' on show in Hong Kong

    Masterpieces belonging to controversial former Sotheby's owner A. Alfred Taubman goes on show in Hong Kong as the most valuable private collection ever offered at auction.

  • The Fire Dragon: The moon festival in Pokfulam village

    In joint with the Hong Kong Conservancy Association and Long Valley Eco Paddy, Pokfulam villagers and volunteers crafted the dragon with the grasses from the first batch of harvest from the local eco farm.