Hong Kong News

Hong Kong Keeps Storm Signal No. 8 as Typhoon Makes Landfall

Hong Kong maintained its third- highest storm signal in the wake of Typhoon Usagi, which canceled hundreds of flights and stranded travelers before making landfall in southern China. The city’s financial markets, schools and offices may delay opening this morning. …

7 Crew Arrested in Deadly Hong Kong Boat Collision

Hong Kong police on Tuesday arrested seven crew members from two boats in a collision that killed 38 holiday revelers, but they offered no theory about how the vessels ran into each other on a clear night in one of …

AIR: Typhoon Vicente Shuts Down Hong Kong

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Vicente, the 8th named storm to form in the Northwest Pacific this year, struck Hong Kong at 4 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Accompanied by heavy rains and 10-minute sustained winds of …

Fire in Crowded Hong Kong Neighborhood Kills 9

Police say a fire that started at market stalls and spread to homes in a crowded Hong Kong neighborhood has killed 9 people and injured dozens. People climbed to the roofs of low-rise apartment buildings as the fire spread after …

70 People Injured in Hong Kong Ferry Mishap

A high-speed catamaran ferry has slammed into a mooring pillar outside Hong Kong, injuring more than 70 people, including a 70-year-old woman who is in critical condition. The ferry was carrying 140 passengers Friday when it struck the pillar on …