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Hong Kong

Hong Kong woman sentenced to 6-year jail term for abusing her Indonesian maid - @Reuters

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong's finance chief unveils $37 million in measures aimed at offering relief to business owners hit by pro-democracy protests - @AP

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Hong Kong ferry crash, Oct. 1, 2012

Hong Kong ferry captain jailed for 8 years on manslaughter charge after 39 died in crash - @AFP

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Hong Kong ferry crash, Oct. 1, 2012

Hong Kong ferry captain found guilty of manslaughter over 2012 crash which killed 38 people - @AFP

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong woman guilty of beating Indonesian maid in case that drew attention to abuse of domestic workers - @aljazeeraamerica

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong woman accused of torturing Indonesian maid convicted of 18 charges, including assault and criminal intimidation - @AP

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

China seizes 8,000 rolls of toilet paper bearing image of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, according to party which placed the order - @AP

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Photo: Pro-democracy protesters march in Hong Kong for the 1st time since ending 3-month occupation of streets in December; attendance was smaller than organizers had expected - @WSJ

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Some 12,000 protesters estimated to be marching through Hong Kong, flanked by 2,000 police - @Reuters

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters rally on Hong Kong's streets for 1st time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than 2 months - @AFP

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Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Study: Vancouver's housing market is 2nd-most unaffordable in the world, after Hong Kong - @CdnPress

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong police investigating after small firebombs thrown at home and business of pro-democracy media magnate - @AP

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Hong Kong leaders launching 2nd debate on how it chooses its top leader in 2017 - @AP

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Hang Seng Index down 0.7% premarket - @KitchenNews

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2015 New Year's celebrations

Photo: Hong Kong celebrates the new year with a fireworks display over Victoria Harbour - Instagram's silviawiratama

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China

Authorities in Hong Kong begin destroying 15,000 chickens at a poultry market after some birds were found to be infected with bird flu - @AP

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China

Editor's note: Reuters notes that the Hang Seng index's performance for 2014 - up 1.5% - marked the widest performance gap versus mainland China indexes since 2007. The Shanghai Composite Index, @Reuters says, will finish the year up around 50%. - Tom

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong shares close up 1.2% in 2014 - @Reuters

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Hong Kong

Majority of cash that fell from Hong Kong armored car still not returned, officials say - @SCMP_News

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong police make 3rd arrest for grabbing cash that fell from an armored car, local media reports - @STForeignDesk

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