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Bo Xilai’s wife ‘confessed’ to killing British businessman


August 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The wife of China's fallen political star Bo Xilai has confessed to killing British businessman Neil Heywood last November, a media report said Tuesday.Gu Kailai had ... Read more...

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Of Indian women changing with globalisation and time (With Image)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Sohana Badshah is a carefree rich "Bombay girl", who moves to London to study interior designing. She falls in love with Jagdish Sachdev, ... Read more...

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1 mn pound ring stolen from Hong Kong hotel


January 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A thief made off with a one million pound emerald ring accidently left by a Swiss jeweller in the bathroom of a Hong Kong hotel, The ... Read more...

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Indonesian maid jailed for mixing urine in baby’s milk


September 8th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 8 (DPA) An Indonesian maid who mixed her own urine with the formula milk she fed to a Hong Kong infant she was looking after has been jailed, a ... Read more...

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Filipino maids in Hong Kong sacked


August 25th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 25 (DPA) Filipino maids working in Hong Kong are being sacked by employers angry over the deadly hostage crisis in the Philippines, a news report said Wednesday. Eight Hong Kong ... Read more...

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‘Spider-woman’ who held knife to ex’s throat, demanding a reunion, jailed


August 17th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 17 (ANI): Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned - so true - especially in the case of a woman from Hong Kong, who slunk into her ex-lover's apartment ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Daughter decapitates mother, jumps to death


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 9 (DPA) A woman decapitated her mother before setting their apartment on fire and jumping to her death, a media report said Monday. The woman, believed to have been mentally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Publication of former China premier’s Tiananmen diary halted


June 20th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 20 (DPA) Publication of a diary by China's former premier Li Peng detailing events leading up to the 1989 Beijing crackdown on democracy activists has been halted, a news ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hong Kong woman paid fake Taoist master with sex, cash


January 29th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 29 (DPA) A Hong Kong woman was tricked out of 1.5 million Hong Kong dollars ($190,000) and duped into sex by a man believed to be part of syndicate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong diners urged to boycott rare $175,000 tuna


January 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 6 (DPA) Wildlife campaigners in Hong Kong were fighting Wednesday to stop a rare bluefin tuna bought for $175,000 from being served in a Japanese restaurant chain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal engineer set free by pirates, reaches home


January 4th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 4 (IANS) An Indian engineer from Himachal Pradesh, who was held in captivity in a Singaporean ship by Somali pirates for 73 days, Monday reached his home near here, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese police cross Hong Kong border to arrest activists


December 29th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 29 (DPA) The Hong Kong government was Tuesday being pressed to investigate claims that plainclothes Chinese police dragged activists and journalists across the border into China. Four activists and two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hijacked Chinese ship released off Somali coast


December 28th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (DPA) A Chinese cargo ship was released off the coast of Somalia on Monday, more than two months after it was hijacked, state media reported. The De Xin Hai was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More activists barred as Macau marks 10 years of Chinese rule


December 21st, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 21 (DPA) More political activists were barred from entering Macau as the territory marked the 10th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule, a news report said Monday. Three activists ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kung Fu grandmaster jailed for kicking mistress


November 20th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Kung Fu grandmaster, who trained under the same teacher as martial arts star Bruce Lee, has been jailed in Hong Kong for assaulting his mistress, a ... Read more...

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Hong Kong teacher accused of sex with 13-year-old pupil


November 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Hong Kong teacher has been charged with having sex with a primary school pupil and keeping pictures of the encounters on his computer, a court report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong transsexual battles for right to marry


November 11th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 11 (DPA) A Hong Kong transsexual was preparing Wednesday for a High Court battle for the right to marry a man after having a sex change operation to become ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two die as China-bound ferry collides with barge


November 6th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 6 (DPA) Two people died after a barge collided with a ferry travelling between Hong Kong and China, news reports said Friday. The two dead, believed to be Dutch tourists, ... Read more...

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Hong Kong gangster back in court for pen attack


November 5th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 5 (DPA) One of Hong Kong's most notorious criminals, who was jailed for 36 years for a series of jewellery heists involving 20 million Hong Kong dollars ($2.5 million), ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s tallest hotel with 118 floors to open in Hong Kong


October 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 28 (DPA) Luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton is to open the world's tallest hotel in Hong Kong in 2010 with its top floor on the 118th storey, a news report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hong Kong flat sells for a record $56 mn


October 15th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 15 (DPA) A five-bedroom luxury duplex in Hong Kong has set a new world record after selling for $56.6 million, a news report said Thursday. The price, which works out ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hong Kong teenager admits making bomb from internet


September 25th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 25 (DPA) A Hong Kong teenager has admitted to making a bomb which exploded and injured a friend, using instructions on the internet, a court report said Friday. The 14-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man in slippers gives police the slip after 16-km chase


September 24th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A fugitive wearing slippers who managed to escape Hong Kong police after a movie-style car chase was on the run Thursday. In scenes reminiscent of an action film, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese stamp sells for record $332,000


September 19th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 19 (DPA) A single Chinese stamp with a face value of 3 cents has sold for a world record $332,000 at a Hong Kong auction, a news report said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One-bedroom Hong Kong flat sells for record $3.16 mn


September 15th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 15 (DPA) A one-bedroom flat in a luxury Hong Kong development has sold for a record $3.16 million in a sign that the city's property slump is over, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Century-old tea on sale in Hong Kong


August 13th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 13 (DPA) A 109-year-old tea has gone on sale at Hong Kong's first international tea fair, a media report said Thursday. Just 10 grams of the pu-erh tea, which takes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man jailed for life for killing 3 prostitutes in Hong Kong


July 29th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 29 (DPA) An unemployed Pakistani man has been jailed for life after strangling three prostitutes in a three-day killing spree in Hong Kong, a media report said Wednesday. Nadeem Razaq, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meat supplier jailed for stealing a pig a day for two years


July 25th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 25 (DPA) A meat supplier who stole a pig a day for two years and pocketed more than three million Hong Kong dollars ($384,600) from his employer was jailed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese man jailed for dumping baby in shop bin


July 15th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (DPA) A Chinese medicine practitioner was Wednesday beginning a five-year jail sentence for dumping a newborn baby in a waste bin in a Hong Kong supermarket. Tsui Chi-lam claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong tutor faces jail for forcing pupil into having sex


June 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 25 (DPA) A Hong Kong language tutor was Thursday facing jail after being convicted of using threats to force a 14-year-old girl pupil into having sex with him. Gary Siu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China blocks sites ahead of Tiananmen Square pro-democracy anniversary


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 3 (ANI): China's government censors have begun to block access to Internet services Twitter, Hotmail and Microsoft's live.com ahead of the 20th anniversary of the military crackdown that ended the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong politician burns $70,000 on mystic’s advice


May 21st, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, May 21 (DPA) A disgraced Hong Kong politician burned $70,000 on the advice of a feng shui master who told him it would help him avoid jail for vote-rigging, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liverpool makes ‘outrageous’ demands to play in Hong Kong


April 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 29 (DPA) English football premier league team Liverpool was Wednesday accused of pricing itself out of the market making "outrageous" demands to play in Hong Kong. A Hong Kong ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wealthy Asians consider private jets to avoid swine flu


April 29th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 29 (DPA) Wealthy Asian travellers are considering flying by private jet to avoid the risk of swine flu exposure on commercial flights, a news report said Wednesday. Private jet service ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dead diva’s mum denied over $100,000 she wanted for holiday


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 2 (DPA) The 85-year-old mother of late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui has been stopped from taking 800,000 Hong Kong dollars ($102,000) from her daughter's estate to finance a round-the-world ... Read more...

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