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In daring escape, Hong Kong protesters shimmy down rope to awaiting bikes

Clashes rumbled throughout the day between protesters and police who had threatened to use deadly force to dislodge activists holed-up in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
Police watch from a flyover as protesters return to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus after failing to escape during protests in Hong Kong, China, November 19, 2019(REUTERS)
Police watch from a flyover as protesters return to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus after failing to escape during protests in Hong Kong, China, November 19, 2019(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 10:35 AM IST
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Hong Kong | ByAgence France-Presse

Hong Kong train derails at rush hour, eight injured

The disruption to a usually seamless network used by nearly 6 million people every weekday happened after a train derailed while leaving a station in the Kowloon area, rail operator MTR Corp said.
Eight people were injured in a train derailment in Hong Kong.(AP File Photo)
Eight people were injured in a train derailment in Hong Kong.(AP File Photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2019 07:09 PM IST
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Hong Kong | ByReuters

29 arrested in Hong Kong after overnight clashes, more protests planned

Activists threw petrol bombs and bricks on Saturday in the gritty industrial area of Kwun Tong, a densely populated area of the Chinese territory on the east of the Kowloon peninsula.
The protests have rocked Hong Kong for three months and plunged the city into its biggest political crisis since its handover from British to Chinese rule.(AP Photo)
The protests have rocked Hong Kong for three months and plunged the city into its biggest political crisis since its handover from British to Chinese rule.(AP Photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 10:09 AM IST
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Hong Kong | ByReuters

$1.5 billion luxury homes sale put on hold amid Hong Kong unrest

The homes at 21 Borrett Road would not be offered for sale as scheduled this month, a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday, confirming an earlier report on RTHK radio.
CK Asset’s decision to put off the sale adds to signs of economic stress in the city more than two months after protests started against a proposed extradition bill, then turned into violent anti-Beijing protests.(REUTERS/ Representative Image)
CK Asset’s decision to put off the sale adds to signs of economic stress in the city more than two months after protests started against a proposed extradition bill, then turned into violent anti-Beijing protests.(REUTERS/ Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 10:31 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByShawna Kwan

The man who made dedication sexy: Remembering Bruce Lee

45 years after his death, Bruce Lee lives on in the memory of his fans
Bruce Lee (in black) in his breakout 1973 film, Enter The Dragon. By the time the film made him a global superstar, he was dead. He was just 32.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Bruce Lee (in black) in his breakout 1973 film, Enter The Dragon. By the time the film made him a global superstar, he was dead. He was just 32.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 08, 2018 07:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByJ Alfred Prufrock

Consistent PV Sindhu sets eyes on Hong Kong Open title

PV Sindhu finished second best in the last edition of the Hong Kong Open after her gallant fight ended in agony against world no 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
PV Sindhu plays against Chinese (TPE) player Tai Tzu Ying in the women's singles badminton final match.(PTI)
PV Sindhu plays against Chinese (TPE) player Tai Tzu Ying in the women's singles badminton final match.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 04:42 PM IST
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Kowloon (Hong Kong) | ByPress Trust of India
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