Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Hong Kong

China’s ‘liberal’ Yang seen as possible premier as reshuffle looms

When Wang Yang was Chinese Communist Party boss of economic powerhouse Guangdong province, the man now considered a top contender to be China’s next premier displayed a liberal streak that has been less visible since Xi Jinping took power....

Five teenagers detained in Hong Kong under security law

In a first, five teenagers have been sentenced to three years’ detention in Hong Kong for advocating overthrow of the Beijing government. The national security law has been used in court against under-18s in Hong Kong for the first...

Pak maul HK by 155 runs; play India on Sunday

Pakistan set up a second showdown against arch-rivals India in as many weeks with a record 155-run win over Hong Kong in a must-win Asia Cup match here on Friday.Mohammad Rizwan had to work hard for his 78 off...

BWF cancels Hong Kong, Macau Open due to Covid-19

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday cancelled the Hong Kong Open 2022 (Super 500) and Macau Open 2022 (Super 300) due to rising Covid-19 situation and complexities of quarantine measures. "In light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation and complexities...

Asia Cup: India beat Hong Kong; enter Super 4

Defending champions India became the first team from Group A to seal their Super Four spot in Asia Cup 2022 with a 40-run win over Hong Kong at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday.Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav’s fireworks in the...

Asia Cup 2022: Kohli sweats it out ahead of match against Hong Kong

 Indian star batsman Virat Kohli might have got out after getting a decent start against Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022, but he is leaving no stone unturned to gear up for the next clash in the showpiece event. Kohli,...

Hong Kong cricketers’ “Kala Chashma” celebration continues to trend even 5 days after win over UAE

Punjabi number "Kala Chashma" seems to have become a hit with cricketers, with the Hong Kong team too recently seen grooving to its racy beats following their victory over hosts UAE in the Asia Cup qualifier last week. The Hong...

Indonesia’s Chico Aura captures Malaysia Masters title

Indonesia’s Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo captured the Malaysia Masters badminton title Sunday with a sensational upset after defeating Hong Kong star Angus Ng Ka-long in straight sets.Chico Aura, ranked 45th in the world, outclassed favourite Ng, who was eyeing...

Prannoy loses in Malaysia Masters semifinals; India’s campaign over

India’s campaign in the Malaysia Masters 2022 ended on a disappointing note when its lone representative H.S Prannoy went out despite winning the first game in the men’s singles semifinal, here on Saturday.Prannoy went down to Angus Ng Ka...

China state museum opens inHong Kong amid patriotism drive

China’s famed Palace Museum opened a branch in Hong Kong Sunday amid a drive to build loyalty to Beijing in the former British colony that reverted to Chinese rule 25 years ago.Works of calligraphy and paintings on silk dating...