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Hong Kong fashion designer gets year in jail for carrying petrol bombs in backpack at anti-mask law protest
2020-01-24T18:40:29+08:00
A fashion designer found guilty of carrying three petrol bombs in her backpack for a fellow demonstrator at an October protest was sentenced to a year in jail on Friday.Wong Yuen-yu,... read more
China expands quarantine efforts as Wuhan virus death toll climbs to 26
2020-01-24T15:30:17+08:00
By Sébastien Ricci China expanded an unprecedented quarantine effort against a contagious virus on Friday to corral more than 30 million people inside nine cities, as trapped residents... read more
Wuhan coronavirus: Top Rank postpones China boxing debut owing to concerns over outbreak
2020-01-24T16:12:07+08:00
Top Rank has officially postponed its China “Super Bouts” boxing event debut owing to ongoing concerns over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.The event – headlined by world champion... read more
Hong Kong face mask prices soar as residents scramble to stock up amid Wuhan coronavirus fears
2020-01-24T16:02:55+08:00
The cost of face masks has spiked sharply across Hong Kong in recent days, with some pharmacies tripling prices as residents and tourists worried by the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus... read more
Hong Kong face mask prices soar as residents scramble to stock up amid Wuhan coronavirus fears
2020-01-24T16:02:55+08:00
The cost of face masks has spiked sharply across Hong Kong in recent days, with some pharmacies tripling prices as residents and tourists worried by the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus... read more
China coronavirus: Hong Kong reports two more patients testing positive, potentially doubling the total number of cases to four
2020-01-24T15:30:23+08:00
Hong Kong has two suspected cases of patients testing positive for the Wuhan coronavirus, health authorities revealed on Friday, potentially doubling the total number to four so far.Controller... read more
China coronavirus: Hong Kong reports two more patients testing positive, potentially doubling the total number of cases to four
2020-01-24T15:30:23+08:00
Hong Kong has two suspected cases of patients testing positive for the Wuhan coronavirus, health authorities revealed on Friday, potentially doubling the total number to four so far.Controller... read more
Wuhan coronavirus: Cathay Pacific offers refunds on all mainland China flights until end of February, as Hong Kong’s tour agents cancel bookings
2020-01-24T12:53:39+08:00
Cathay Pacific is among the first carriers to allow passengers to change any China travel plans in the face of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. It follows Beijing’s request late on... read more
Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam repeats claim that foreign elements behind protests but admits ‘no conclusive evidence’
2020-01-24T15:40:22+08:00
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said she felt there was “something at work” behind the West’s interest in the Hong Kong protests though she did not have conclusive... read more
Wuhan coronavirus: Cathay Pacific offers refunds on all mainland China flights until end of February, as Hong Kong’s tour agents cancel bookings
2020-01-24T12:53:39+08:00
Cathay Pacific is among the first carriers to allow passengers to change any China travel plans in the face of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. It follows Beijing’s request late on... read more
Wuhan coronavirus: Cathay Pacific offers refunds on all mainland China flights until end of February, as Hong Kong’s tour agents cancel bookings
2020-01-24T12:53:39+08:00
Cathay Pacific is among the first carriers to allow passengers to change any China travel plans in the face of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. It follows Beijing’s request late on... read more
Protesters outside Canada court hearing of Chinese exec. Meng Wanzhou ‘paid actors’ – media
2020-01-24T11:52:15+08:00
Protestors outside a Canadian courtroom pressing for the release of a senior Chinese telecommunications executive fighting extradition to the US were paid actors, they told local media.... read more