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Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

Hong Kong will stop the import and sale of small mammals

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong authorities say they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected. They say the city will also…

Cathay Pacific will cut capacity as Hong Kong protests continue

Shares of Cathay Pacific opened down 1.6% in Hong Kong on Wednesday after the city's flagship airline recorded yet another dismal month and said it would reduce capacity next year. But the stock reversed direction in mid-morning trade and was last up 0.2%.

Medicine in motion: How Tai Chi heals body and mind

As the sun breaks over the skyscrapers of Hong Kong, the smooth, graceful moves of Tai Chi sweep across the green spaces below. Surrounded by dozens of people from all ages, former ballet dancer Linda Fung joins them in breathing deeply in and out, her face calm and serene.

Hong Kong protesters keep up pressure

The organizers of the large-scale demonstrations which kicked off Hong Kong's months-long protest movement earlier this year returned to the streets again Sunday, in a bid to maintain pressure on the city's government following the success of pro-democracy groups at recent elections.

China bans US military visits to Hong Kong

China will ban US warships and military aircraft from making stops in Hong Kong in the wake of Washington passing legislation supporting the territory's pro-democracy protesters, the country's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Trump's risky move on Hong Kong may pay off

President Donald Trump's tantrum diplomacy can often be summed up as unpredictable, counterintuitive and self-serving. But his decision to sign two bills supporting the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong shows that the President can occasionally do the right thing, even if it isn't necessarily for the right reasons.

Alibaba growing after Hong Kong debut

Alibaba's Hong Kong shares stumbled past the finish line Friday as they wrapped their first week of trading in the Asian financial hub. But the stock has still managed to score double-digit gains since its debut.

Trump signs Hong Kong human rights act

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a law supporting Hong Kong's months-long protest movement, handing anti-government demonstrators in the semi-autonomous Chinese city a moral victory and likely complicating trade negotiations with Beijing.

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties make major gains

Pro-democracy candidates appear to have made major gains in Hong Kong's district council elections, as early results trickled in Monday morning, with multiple high-profile pro-government figures losing their seats.

Hong Kong protester shot by police speaks out

The 21-year-old unarmed protester who was shot and critically injured by a police officer in Hong Kong has spoken out for the first time since the incident, describing democracy as a basic human right -- and not something people should have to die for.