Sri Lanka 'hunting' refugees who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong

They also plan to file a police report. Mr Thilina, who arrived in Hong Kong in 2005, said he was frightened by the news. "I am nervous and scared. I don't have a normal life now," he said. His compatriot, Mr Kumara, an army deserter who served as an ... ( read original story ...)

AIA Group expands new business despite China curbs

AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK), the world's third-largest life insurer by market value, said on Friday new business rose 28 percent in 2016, buoyed by strong customer demand in its main markets in China and Hong Kong. Value of new business rose to $2.75 billion ... ( read original story ...)

HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as profit dives

HONG KONG - London-based bank HSBC reported Tuesday that its annual profit slumped following a year it said would be remembered for "unexpected economic and political events" and warned of risks in 2017 to the global economy's continuing recovery. ( read original story ...)

Donald Tsang: Hong Kong former leader sentenced to 20 months

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct. Tsang led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012 and is the most senior official in the territory ever to stand trial for corruption. He was found guilty last week of ... ( read original story ...)

Over 30,000 gather to support jailed Hong Kong cops: reports

More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said. Television news footage showed long queues ... ( read original story ...)