Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Keyword: hong kong

Interview: NPR's Louisa Lim on Her Encounter With China's 'Wolf Dad'

Xiao Baiyou, China's
Lifestyle

A 47-year-old father of four known as "Wolf Dad" is causing a stir in China for parenting practices that that make "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua [photo] look like Mary Poppins.

Photo of the Day: The Venice of Hong Kong

Multimedia

Garbage collectors in Tai O, dubbed the "Venice of Hong Kong" on Lantau Island, Hong Kong on December 9. 2011. (James Handlon /Flickr)

Survey: Hong Kong Slightly Cheaper, But Still One of Asia's 10 Most Expensive Cities

Hong Kong harbor. (Roger Wagner/Flickr)
Business

Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore have overtaken Hong Kong among the 10 most expensive places in Asia, according to a survey just published by ECA International for the year 2011.

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong Graffiti

Multimedia

A clever take on a typical construction sign with reference to '852,' Hong Kong’s international dialing code and slang for the city itself on November 26, 2011. (Dan Washburn /Flickr)

Hillary Clinton to Asia: Debt Ceiling Debate 'Intense,' But Don't Worry

US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton gives a speech at the American Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong on July 25, 2011. Clinton told Asian business leaders she was confident US lawmakers would reach a deal to avert a debt default. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

In Hong Kong yesterday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton publicly addressed several major economic issues, chief among them the ongoing fracas in Washington over raising the U.S. debt ceiling before an August 2 deadline.

In a speech co-organized by several local branches of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Asia Society Hong Kong, Clinton conceded that "the political wrangling in Washington is intense right now."

Indonesian Sex Tape Scandal and Morality in Asia

Indonesian Muslim group members clash with supporters of Indonesian rock star Nazril Ariel     outside the court house in West Java on January 31, 2011 after it was announced that he would serve three and a half years in jail over sex tapes. (Bay Ismoyo /AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

One of Southeast Asia's biggest rock stars, Nazril ''Ariel'' Irham, was sentenced to three and a half years in jail and fined US $27,692 on Monday, over personal sex videos.

Photo of the Day: Bird Flu Strikes Hong Kong

Bird cages hang above a man in his stall at a bird market in Hong Kong on November 18, 2010.
Lifestyle

Hong Kong scrambled to contain any outbreak of bird flu but vied to reassure the public after the teeming city recorded its first human case of the illness since 2003.

Photo of the Day: Marine Life in Hong Kong

Multimedia

A woman looks at Brown sea nettle jellyfish at a marine themed park in Hong Kong on October 20, 2010.

In a Glitzy City, Gruesome Conditions

Mr Kong (R) a cage dweller sits in a cage on June 20, 2007 in Hong Kong, China. The poorest of Hong Kong's citizens live in cage homes, steel mesh box constructions, stacked on top of each other. (MN Chan/Getty Images)
Lifestyle In a glitzy city like Hong Kong, where 18 of the world's billionaires reside, with more Louis Vuitton stores than Paris and London, and a higher GDP per capita than Switzerland, over 100,000 residents live in cages.

Photo of the Day: Stamp for Sale

A 1897 Chinese red revenue stamp with an estimated value of $1.28 million
Lifestyle A 1897 Chinese red revenue stamp with an estimated value of $1.28 million, in Hong Kong on July 27, 2010.