- Party Around the World: Great sports, great spots to party Updated: May-29-16 3:05 am
From the breathtaking view at a ski station in the French Alps to a horse race that "stops the nation" Down Under to the wackiest golf hole in the Arizona desert - make that the entire planet - sports fans will find the party.
- 3 foreign tourists dead after boat capsizes in Thailand Updated: May-27-16 7:34 am
KOH SAMUI, Thailand - Rescuers in Thailand searched Friday for a British man who was still missing after a speedboat packed with tourists capsized near the popular resort island of Koh Samui, leaving three women dead, officials said.
- China's Zoomlion drops bid for US crane maker Terex Updated: May-27-16 4:13 am
HONG KONG - Chinese heavy equipment maker Zoomlion said Friday it's abandoning its takeover bid for U.S. crane maker Terex because it failed to reach a deal after months of talks.
- Daughter seeks US help over missing Hong Kong publisher Updated: May-24-16 11:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The daughter of a Hong Kong-based publisher believed abducted by Chinese authorities eight months ago appeared Tuesday before a U.S. congressional commission urging Washington's help to win his release.
- Nebraska Gov. Ricketts to visit China for trade mission Updated: May-24-16 2:12 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Pete Ricketts will lead a delegation to China later this year to promote business relationships with Nebraska's fourth-largest trading partner, the governor announced Tuesday.
- Hong Kong axes provocative skyscraper art installation Updated: May-23-16 8:57 am
HONG KONG - Days after it was launched, organizers have canceled an art installation on Hong Kong's tallest skyscraper that carried a politically provocative message about the city's relationship with mainland China.
- Roof of Hong Kong university gym collapses; 3 hurt Updated: May-20-16 10:44 am
HONG KONG - The roof of a Hong Kong university gym collapsed Friday, leaving three people hurt and triggering temporary panic among students who thought it was an explosion.
- China's high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen Updated: May-19-16 11:04 am
SHENZHEN, China - Forget Beijing and Shanghai. China's economic future is emerging in Shenzhen.
- Canada apologizes for 1914 rejection of Asian migrant ship Updated: May-18-16 9:38 pm
TORONTO - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in Parliament on Wednesday for a government decision in 1914 to turn away a ship carrying hundreds of South Asian immigrants.
- Top Chinese official slams Hong Kong independence calls Updated: May-18-16 12:00 pm
HONG KONG - A top Chinese official visiting Hong Kong warned Wednesday against heeding calls for independence for the semiautonomous Chinese region.
- China's Midea makes $5.2B offer for German robot maker Kuka Updated: May-18-16 8:45 am
HONG KONG - Chinese appliance maker Midea made a $5.2 billion takeover offer Wednesday for German industrial robot maker Kuka, a move that it says would help it capture a larger share of the "future service robots market."
- Asian stocks up despite disappointing China factory data Updated: May-15-16 11:53 pm
BEIJING - Asian stock markets rose Monday despite disappointing Chinese factory data and last week's Wall Street decline.
- The Latest: Timberlake performs at Eurovision Song Contest Updated: May-14-16 5:33 pm
STOCKHOLM - The Latest on the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):
- Flying fish and a movie help save 4 people lost at sea Updated: May-13-16 12:16 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Spanish couple, a Malaysian woman and a man from Hong Kong who spent 10 days adrift at sea together say they survived by eating flying fish that landed in their small boat and distilling seawater using a technique one of them saw in a movie.
- Hong Kong economy shrinks in 1Q on global economic weakness Updated: May-13-16 6:22 am
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's economy contracted in the latest quarter as the weak global economy and poor local conditions weighed on the southern Chinese business hub.
- EU regulator blocks takeover of UK mobile phone operator O2 Updated: May-11-16 7:31 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union's regulator has blocked the $15 billion takeover of British mobile phone operator O2 by CK Hutchison over concerns the deal would have stifled innovation and led to higher prices for consumers.
- US prosecutors say they've shut down fake psychic scam Updated: May-09-16 5:06 pm
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors in New York said Monday they have shut down a fake psychic scam that lured gullible Americans to part with $180 million.
- Turbulence injures 17 on Indonesia-Hong Kong flight Updated: May-07-16 3:43 am
BALI, Indonesia - Seventeen passengers and crew were injured when a Hong Kong Airlines' flight ran into severe turbulence early Saturday on the way from Indonesia's resort Bali island to Hong Kong.
- US Navy commander says canceled HK visit a minor hurdle Updated: May-06-16 9:27 am
SHANGHAI - The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet on Friday dismissed the cancellation of a planned port visit to Hong Kong by an American aircraft carrier as a "minor hurdle" in relations between the two militaries.
- Female coach leads champion men's team in Hong Kong Updated: May-06-16 8:37 am
HONG KONG - At age 27, Chan Yuen-ting is younger than several of the players she coaches at Eastern Sports Club yet she has already secured a unique place for herself in soccer history by becoming the first woman to lead a men's team to a top-division national championship.
- Gucci sorry for warning to Hong Kong funeral offering shops Updated: May-06-16 4:44 am
HONG KONG - Gucci and its parent company apologized Friday after drawing heavy criticism for warning some Hong Kong shops not to sell paper offerings for the deceased that resembled the fashion brand's luxury products.
- Hundreds gather in Hong Kong to protest editor's dismissal Updated: May-02-16 7:14 am
HONG KONG - Around 400 people gathered in Hong Kong on Monday to protest a veteran newspaper editor's dismissal that triggered concerns about press freedom in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.
- US: China rejects Hong Kong port call by US aircraft carrier Updated: Apr-29-16 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON - China recently denied a request from a U.S. aircraft carrier for a port visit in Hong Kong, the State Department said Friday, in an apparent sign of mounting tension in the disputed South China Sea.