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Hong Kong lawmakers defy ban as standoff over oaths drags on

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:41:38 GMT2016-10-26T06:41:38Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Two newly elected pro-democracy lawmakers defied an order Wednesday barring them from taking their oaths after being disqualified earlier for insulting China, sparking more unruly scenes in Hong Kong's legislature....

Hong Kong court sees chilling video describing torture

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:06:19 GMT2016-10-25T07:06:19Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and "tortured her badly."...

Kerber upset by Gavrilova in Hong Kong quarters

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:19:57 GMT2016-10-14T09:19:57Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Top-ranked Angelique Kerber was upset by Daria Gavrilova 6-3, 6-1 in the Hong Kong Open quarterfinals on Friday....

Thailand denies entry to teen Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:13:52 GMT2016-10-05T14:13:52Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Thailand stopped Hong Kong teen pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from entering the country to give a talk and sent him home, raising questions about whether it acted at China's behest. An activist and a Thai immigration official said Bangkok responded to a request from Beijing, though a Thai government spokesman denied that....