The Hong Kong Telegraph - News from Hong Kong and China in seven languages

Hong Kong -

IN THE NEWS

Asian markets rise as traders eye US inflation

Asian markets rise as traders eye US inflation

Asian markets rose Monday, tracking a bounce on Wall Street at the end of a painful week for investors, with eyes now on the upcoming release of key US inflation data.

Read more
Papua New Guinea reports more than 2,000 people buried in landslide

Papua New Guinea reports more than 2,000 people buried in landslide

More than 2,000 people have been buried in a Papua New Guinea landslide that destroyed a remote highland village, the government warned Monday as it called for international help in the rescue effort.

Read more
Three dead after cyclone batters Bangladesh and India

Three dead after cyclone batters Bangladesh and India

Residents of low-lying areas of Bangladesh and India surveyed the damage on Monday as an intense cyclone that lashed the coast weakened into a heavy storm after killing at least three people, damaging homes and uprooting trees.

Read more
Indian police arrest hospital boss after six babies die in fire

Indian police arrest hospital boss after six babies die in fire

Indian police said Monday they had arrested a doctor and the owner of an unlicensed hospital where six newborn babies died in a fire on a crowded ward without fire exits.

Read more
Easyjet, eyeing record summer, boosts nerve centre with AI

Easyjet, eyeing record summer, boosts nerve centre with AI

A cutting-edge facility featuring artificial intelligence (AI) -- Easyjet's new control centre is tasked with handling about 2,000 mostly-European flights per day as the British airline eyes high summer demand.

Read more
Starc fit and ready for T20 World Cup after heatwave-hit IPL

Starc fit and ready for T20 World Cup after heatwave-hit IPL

Mitchell Starc dismissed fears the intense Indian heat might have drained him during his IPL-winning exploits, with the Australian declaring Monday he was fit and ready for the T20 World Cup.

Read more
World's island states meet to confront climate, fiscal challenges

World's island states meet to confront climate, fiscal challenges

Extremely vulnerable to climate change, not rich enough to stop it on their own, and not poor enough to depend on aid and development financing: the world's small island countries are bracing for both fiscal and climate shocks.

Read more
Two dead as cyclone batters Bangladesh and India

Two dead as cyclone batters Bangladesh and India

Fierce gales and crashing waves smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh and India on Monday, as an intense cyclone started to weaken as it progressed deeper inland.

Read more
Auckland Blues bid to rush back Beauden Barrett fails

Auckland Blues bid to rush back Beauden Barrett fails

The Auckland Blues have failed in their bid to rush back Beauden Barrett for the Super Rugby play-offs after the All Blacks playmaker was ruled ineligible for next month's knockout phase.

Read more
PSG and French football prepare for challenges of post-Mbappe era

PSG and French football prepare for challenges of post-Mbappe era

Paris Saint-Germain finished the season with a domestic double after beating Lyon in Saturday's French Cup final but will now start building for another assault on the Champions League next year, this time without Kylian Mbappe.

Read more