Giant KAWS inflatable launches in Hong Kong harbour

A massive inflatable reminiscent of a dead mouse is towed into Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, attracting a crowd of locals and visitors.

Huge inflatable dead mouse hits Hong Kong

A massive inflatable reminiscent of a dead mouse is towed into Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, attracting a crowd of locals and visitors.

Contested ‘beehive’ housing arrives in Barcelona on the sly

For the past few weeks Harry Kajevic has been sleeping in a 2.4-square-metre capsule flat in a clandestine location. He is one of the first residents of a “beehive”-style housing project, inspired by those in Japan or Hong Kong, which has opened in Barcelona despite not having a permit from the city authorities. A voiced AFPTV report.

Fired cancer patient exposes plight of Hong Kong’s foreign maids

The case of a Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong who was sacked after being diagnosed with cervical cancer — leaving her without healthcare — has shone a light on the exploitation of tens of thousands of foreign women who toil as maids in the wealthy city.

Cathay in talks to buy shares in budget Hong Kong rival

Cathay Pacific confirms it is in talks to buy a stake in Hong Kong’s sole low-cost airline, as it competes to counter the growth of budget carriers in the region.

Big-budget blockbuster brings Yangon streets to standstill

Burned out cars and street shootouts – Yangon residents are transfixed this week by the filming of a big-budget Hong Kong action movie around the city’s iconic Sule pagoda.

‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the kingdom, where they now fear they will be forcibly returned. The siblings are the latest example of Saudi women plotting their escape from the ultra-conservative kingdom only to find themselves dodging officials and angry family members at every turn, as the country battles criticism of its human rights record.

Tourists flock to Hong Kong’s Instagram hotspots

For smartphone-wielding hordes of tourists, Hong Kong boasts a host of must-have Instagram locations — but crowds of snap-happy travellers are transforming once quaint pockets of the bustling metropolis.

Hong Kong celebrates Lunar New Year with dazzling fireworks

A spectacular array of pyrotechnics lights up Hong Kong’s Bladerunner-esque urban skyline, dazzling thousands of onlookers as the city celebrates the Lunar New Year and welcomes the Year of the Pig.

Hong Kong celebrates Chinese New Year with night parade

Hong Kong marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig with an annual Chinese New Year parade. IMAGES