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05-Jan-2019 Hong Kong

Was perfect to use imagination for 'Bumblebee' : John Cena

Actor-wrestler John Cena says using his imagination for the shoot of his upcoming film "Bumblebee" was perfect.Talking about using his imagination during the shoot, Cena said: "For me it was perfect because you get to use your imagination rather than having tons of...

30-Nov-2018 Hong Kong

At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash on early Friday in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly...

17-Sep-2018 Hongkong

Asia MMA Awards Hail King and Queen of the Cage

ONE Championship's dual-belted king Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen and Road FC's dominant atomweight queen Ham Seo-Hee were handed their crowns as the inaugural Asia MMA Awards' Male and Female Fighters of the Year on Friday as the leading lights of mixed...

14-Mar-2018 Hong Kong

Mindfulness meditation may lower major depression risk

Mindfulness meditation training may improves depression symptoms and reduce the incidence of major depression, a new study suggests.Patients with clinically significant symptoms of depression who do not meet the criteria for major depressive disorder or dysthymic...

10-Feb-2018 Hong Kong

18 killed, 62 injured after bus overturns in Hong Kong

At least 18 people were killed and 62 injured on Saturday after a double-decker bus overturned in Hong Kong.Authorities said 10 of the injured were in critical condition and 15 were seriously wounded, Xinhua reported. Police said the driver was arrested.The...

26-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

P.V. Sindhu loses to Tai in Hong Kong Open final

Indian premier shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to top seed Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in a repeat of 2016 edition final of the Hong Kong Open Superseries here on Sunday.World No.1 Tai played a compact and complete game to earn a 21-18, 21-18 triumph to pocket...

24-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

Golfer Chawrasia remains on top in Hong Kong Open

 Indian golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia doubled his overnight lead to two strokes when he carded a four-under 66 in the second round to continue to be at the top of the $2 million UBS Hong Kong Open here on Friday.Despite the gusty conditions at the Hong Kong Golf Club,...

23-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

P. V. Sindhu advances, Saina bows out of Hong Kong Open

Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu advanced while Saina Nehwal and H.S Prannoy bowed out of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Thursday.Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan 21-14, 21-17 in 39 minutes to enter the third round. Right from the start, Sindhu looked lethal...

23-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

P. V. Sindhu advances, Prannoy bows out of Hong Kong Open

Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu advanced while H.S Prannoy bowed out of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Thursday.Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan 21-14, 21-17 in 39 minutes to enter the third round. Right from the start, Sindhu looked lethal and played aggressively...

22-Nov-2017 Hong Kong

P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal,H.S. Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy advanced to the second round while Parupalli Kashyap and the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy fell in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Wednesday.While...

20-Mar-2017 Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, visit a park spread over two islands

You want to feel spoilt for choices of sumptuous street food, shopping options and roller-coaster rides? This oceanarium, a park near the disputed South China Sea in Hong Kong, may just be the right place to visit.The Ocean Park, spread over two small islands...

15-Mar-2017 Hong Kong, China

Budget shopping a rewarding, memorable experience in HK

It is easy to remember Hong Kong for its enormous variety of food and leisure, and the way these can be relished in quick time. But for me, Hong Kong is also about neatness, planning, seamless transport and the no-fuss attitude of its street vendors who...

18-Jan-2017 Hong Kong

sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck and The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck (sky100) willoffervisitorsan even more impressive experiencewith the launch of “Café 100 by The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong”, which is scheduled to open by the end of the first quarter of 2017. Upon its opening, sky100 will be...

09-Dec-2016 Macau

Many Asian films don't get distributed : Shekhar Kapur

Renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who will be serving as the jury president of the first edition of International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM), says most of the Asian films "dont get distributed" globally."Storytelling in Asia has its own perspective....

08-Dec-2016 Hong Kong, China

Marriott named Aon Best Employer in Asia Pacific, capping a momentous year

Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has been named a 2016 Aon Best Employer in Asia Pacific by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). The Aon Best Employers program measures and recognizes employer excellence...

27-Nov-2016 Hong Kong

It wasn't my day: P.V. Sindhu

India's top-ranked women's shuttler P.V. Sindhu was pleased with her performance at the Hong Kong Open despite losing in the final and insisted it was just not her day.Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 15-21, 17-21 in the final here on Sunday."It...

26-Nov-2016 Hong Kong

Shuttlers Sindhu, Verma enter Hong Kong Open finals

India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma entered the finals of the men's and women's categories respectively at the Hong Kong Open here on Saturday.Sindhu outplayed local girl Ngan Yi Cheung 21-14, 21-16 in her semi-final clash while Verma edged past...

25-Nov-2016 Kowloon (Hong Kong)

Saina Nehwal bows out, P. V. Sindhu in semis of Hong Kong Open

Star Indian women shuttlers witnessed mixed fortunes with Saina Nehwal bowing out and P.V. Sindhu advancing to the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open here on Friday.Saina lost her quarter-final match to local girl Ngan Yi Cheung while Sindhu defeated Xiaoyu...

10-Nov-2016 Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Where dreams come true

A skyscraper-studded skyline and Disneyland are the two things that people most often associate with Hong Kong. Termed the Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong turned out to be the place where some of my dreams were realised.Accompanied by a few journalists,...

09-Nov-2016 Hong Kong, China

World's first light-seeking synthetic nanorobot developed

Researchers have developed the world's first light-seeking synthetic nanorobot that can help surgeons remove tumours and enable more precise engineering of targeted medications.With size comparable to a blood cell, these tiny robots have the potential to be injected...

03-Nov-2016 Hong Kong, China

India has such a movie-going culture: Marvel Studios' president

India is an important market to the US-based Marvel Studios as the Asian country has such a movie-going culture, says the studio's president Kevin Feige.India has its own indigenous movies, and he says it's nice to see the fan base of their films growing stronger...

03-Nov-2016 Hong Kong

Diversity is the responsibility of directors: Scott Derrickson

Scott Derrickson, whose latest directorial "Doctor Strange" was surrounded by the whitewashing controversy, says diversity is the responsibility of studios, producers and directors, and he takes that responsibility very seriously.British actress Tilda Swinton's...

02-Nov-2016 Hong Kong, China

Tilda Swinton reveals her superpower

Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, who plays a martial arts mystic in the forthcoming Marvel Studios' film "Doctor Strange", says she has a superpower too."I'll tell you the strangest thing about me. This is a superpower... I can find things. If anyone in my house...

30-Oct-2016 Hong Kong

Marvel Studios enthusiastic about female superhero films

Female superheroes will no longer be under-represented in films, at least in those made by Marvel Studios. They are enthusiastic about having female-led superhero films, starting with "Captain Marvel", which will have a woman director "for sure".Asked about...

18-Oct-2016 Hong Kong

Cumberbatch to start filming for ' Avengers...' early 2017

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch will return as Doctor Strange in the next instalment of "The Avengers". He will start filming for it early next year, says Marvel Studios. Cumberbatch is yet to debut on the big screen as the powerful sorcerer, but he has already...

17-Oct-2016 Hong Kong

World's oldest giant panda dead at 38

The world's oldest giant panda in captivity, Jia Jia, has died at a Hong Kong theme park at the age of 38, the equivalent of 114 human years.The female panda was euthanised on Sunday night, following rapid deterioration in her health over the past two weeks,...

04-Jul-2016 Hong Kong (China)

Atradius Insights 2.0: Setting New Standards in Credit Management

Atradius Credit Insurance recently announced the eagerly awaited launch of Atradius Insights 2.0, the latest version of the company's prestigious business intelligence tool. Customers and brokers alike will be particularly interested in this upgraded offering,...

25-May-2016 Hong Kong (China)

Money can impact romantic relationships: Study

Our romantic choices are not just based on feelings and emotions, but how rich we feel compared to others, finds an interesting study.According to researchers, the study suggested that human beings engage in "conditional mating strategies", basing their...

23-May-2016 Hong Kong (China)

SOPA 2016 Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the Society of Publishers in Asia 2016 Awards for Editorial Excellence were announced today. The SOPA Awards attracted a record number of entries this year from around the region. They were rigorously assessed by an international panel...

08-Jan-2016

Saudi Arabia’s Act Of Strategic Defiance

The Saudi decision to execute Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr at this particular juncture was a strategic act of defiance meant to challenge Iran and the United States in particular. The Saudis wanted to send a blatant and carefully calculated message...

03-Dec-2015 Hong Kong

India's power sector outlook remains negative: Moody's

The outlook for India's power sector remains negative due to evident structural challenges, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday, while assigning a stable outlook for the power sector in the Asia Pacific, except Japan."Moody's Investors Service says...

20-Nov-2015 Hong Kong

Fall in public, private investment major concern: Raghuram Rajan

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said he was concerned that the fall in public and private investment in India would affect the country's economic growth."On the growth front, the central concern is with investments. Private investment...

18-Nov-2015 Hong Kong

Indian shuttlers' campaign ends on Day 1 of Hong Kong Open

In the absence of Saina Nehwal, all other Indian shuttlers failed to rise up to expectations with everyone losing their respective first-round matches at the $350,000 Hong Kong Open Superseries here on Wednesday.Kidambi Srikanth, P.V. Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram,...

24-Oct-2015 Hong Kong

Lahiri third, Jeev joint fourth at Hong Kong Open golf

Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired a five-under 65 to be third, while compatriot, veteran Jeev Milkha Singh also got a 65 to be tied fourth after the third and penultimate round of the $2 million UBS Hong Kong Open here on Saturday.Current Asian Tour...

23-Oct-2015 Hong Kong

Lahiri tied fifth, Jeev, Bhullar joint 10th at Hong Kong Open

Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded three-under 67 to be tied fifth, while veteran Jeev Milkha Singh and Gaganjeet Bhullar shared the 10th position after scoring even-par 70 and 66 respectively after the second round of the $2 million UBS Hong Kong Open...

22-Oct-2015 Hong Kong

Jeev strikes form with a 65 at Hong Kong Open golf

Veteran Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh regained the trust in his driver and found himself back in a position not seen in a long while as he carded five-under 65 to take the joint third position after the opening round of the $2 million UBS Hong Kong Open here...

20-Sep-2015 Hong Kong

RBI will act responsibly on rate cut: Arun Jaitley

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said monetary policy plays an important role in economic growth and hoped the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would act appropriately with a sense of responsibility in this regard."RBI historically has been a very...

18-Sep-2015 Hong Kong

Would focus on shaping career than doing any random film: Karan Kundra

He had a successful stint on the small screen with shows like “Kitani Mohabbat Hai” and “Gumraah” and made his Bollywood foray with Vikram Bhatt's “Horror Story”. Now actor Karan Kundra is in no rush to sign any "random" film as he says that shaping his...

17-Sep-2015 Hong Kong

Working with Rahman in 'Muhammad...' a learning experience: Natalie

Working with Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman, against whom a fatwa has been issued over "Muhammad: The Messenger Of God", was a learning experience for Canadian multi-lingual singer Natalie Di Luccio, who has sung an Arabic track in the film."It was a once-in-a-lifetime...

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