Hong Kong flat as Fed caution eats into China cheer

HONG KONG (NewsRise) -- Hong Kong shares ended flat on Tuesday after loitering around a two-week closing high in a choppy trading session as concern about rising U.S. borrowing costs offset gains for mainland companies in the wake of upbeat Chinese data. ( read original story ...)

Different strokes: Underwater hockey makes splash in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (AFP) - The gravity defying sport of underwater hockey has gained a worldwide following -- now a Hong Kong team is diving in as the game takes off in Asia. Invented by British navy divers in the 1950s, the acrobatic six-a-side sport requires ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong goes crazy for 'hero' policeman

A 20-year-old Hong Kong policeman has swept to fame online after he talked a suicidal Pakistani man out of killing himself - in fluent Urdu. The man had climbed a 20-metre-high (65ft) crane at a construction site, and police were called to the scene. ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong: An Insiders Guide to a Shopping Mecca

From high-end luxury to Asian curios and art, the city has it all when it comes to retail. Hong Kong is a shopping paradise. The airport alone rivals Beverly Hills for sheer volume of high-end shopping. From upscale retailers to funky consignment shops ... ( read original story ...)