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Stefanie McIntyre

Song dynasty bowl shatters world record for Chinese ceramics, fetches $37.7 million in Hong Kong sale

03 Oct 2017

HONG KONG A nearly 900-year-old porcelain Song dynasty bowl smashed the world auction record for Chinese ceramics on Tuesday, selling for HK$294.3 million ($37.68 million) at a Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong. | Video

Hong Kong democracy activist says he was "stapled" by Chinese agents

11 Aug 2017

HONG KONG A prominent member of Hong Kong's Democratic Party said on Friday he was beaten and "stapled" by mainland agents in the Chinese-controlled city before being dumped on a beach in what activists said was the latest warning to the democracy movement.

Hong Kong wealth gap at its widest in decades as handover anniversary nears

27 Jun 2017

HONG KONG As Hong Kong marks 20 years since the former British colony was handed back to China, vegetable seller Lau Mei-tin is in no mood to celebrate.

Former top Hong Kong official and property tycoon appeal landmark graft conviction

10 May 2017

HONG KONG A former senior Hong Kong official and a billionaire property tycoon arrived in court on Tuesday to appeal against a corruption charge more than two years after they were jailed in one of the city's most high profile corruption cases.

Lookalike Trump, Obama, Kim offer comic relief in Hong Kong

07 Apr 2017

HONG KONG At a time of political tensions over U.S. air strikes in Syria and sabre-rattling by North Korea, impersonators of President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and Pyongyang leader Kim Jong Un brought welcome laughs to the streets of Hong Kong. | Video

Oozing dim sum buns delight diners in Hong Kong

01 Aug 2016

At Dim Sum Icon in Hong Kong, diners are encouraged to play with their food. | Video

Oozing dim sum buns delight diners in Hong Kong

31 Jul 2016

At Dim Sum Icon in Hong Kong, diners are encouraged to play with their food. | Video

Painting by Chinese master fetches record $35 million in Hong Kong

05 Apr 2016

HONG KONG A painting by Chinese artist Zhang Daqian sold for nearly $35 million at an auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday, the most one of his works has ever fetched, underscoring strong demand for quality Chinese art despite an overall slowdown in the market. | Video

"Radical" candidate in Hong Kong poll exposes underlying tensions

29 Feb 2016

HONG KONG Hong Kong residents voted on Sunday in a legislative council by-election, with a "radical" pro-democracy candidate who was arrested in a recent riot running in what is being seen as a barometer of political tension in the financial hub.

Hong Kong's Ng on cue to storm male bastion

12 Feb 2016

HONG KONG A decade after taking up the sport because she liked her father's outfit, Hong Kong's Ng On Yee finds herself on the brink of snooker history as she embarks on a mission to reach the main draw of the men's world championships.

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