Marie, Louis and Layla Carroll at the opening of the Film Ireland festival in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the city that gifted us the violent visual poetry of John Woo and his black-suited face-offs, the balletic martial arts thrills of Bruce (...)

Fr Joseph Mallin (102), a Jesuit priest based in Hong Kong, is to be awarded the freedom of the city of Dublin. His father was Commandant Michael Mallin who was in command of the Irish Citizen Army at St Stephen’s Green during Easter Week.

The only surviving child of an executed leader of the 1916 Rising is to receive the freedom of the city of Dublin. Fr Joseph Mallin (102) is a Jesui(...)

Macau’s Casino Lisboa which is attached to Hotel Lisboa where police detained 96 suspected prostitutes and arrested six people. An alleged ring is suspected of controlling 100 rooms in the hotel, earning €46 million over two years, collected from around 2,400 sex workers.

Alan Ho, the nephew of gambling supremo Stanley Ho, has gone on trial in Macau charged with running a casino-linked prostitution ring that involved 2,(...)

Lisboa Casino in Macau: gaming sector revenue in the former Portuguese colony fell in November by 32.3 per cent to €1.87 billion. Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

For more than a decade, Macau, the world’s biggest casino hub, has been on the kind of roll to set any gambler’s pulse racing, with gaming revenues mu(...)

Consul General to Hong Kong Peter Ryan and Dublin chef Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire in Macau

Professional Dublin chef Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire was one of a delegation of Irish food industry people in the former Portuguese colony of Macau trying(...)

One of 14 Phantom EWBs operated by Hong Kong’s Peninsula Hotel: the Brewster Green paintwork on the outside tells passers-by precisely where this car comes from

We nose gently out into traffic, the famous winged silver lady atop the radiator grille, politely, but silently, negotiating with the swarms of mid-mo(...)

Jameson: one of the Irish whiskey companies taking part in the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair

Hong Kong is a great city for whiskey. In August this year, a full set of 54 bottles of Hanyu Ichiro’s Card Series of whiskies went on sale, and one b(...)

Ferry passengers walk with rescuers after arriving in  Hong Kong on Sunday.  About 100 people were injured when a ferry returning from Macau to Hong Kong collided with an unknown object, a police department official said. Photograph: Reuters

More than 120 people have been injured, five of them critically, when a high-speed ferry coming from the Asian gambling hub of Macau smashed into an o(...)

A cast iron Hong Kong post box is seen with British royal cipher in Central District, Hong Kong, China, October 2015. Photograph: Alex Hofford

Hong Kong is currently grappling with one of the key identity issues that post-colonial territories, including Ireland, all have to deal with – what d(...)

Former president of the UN General Assembly John Ashe. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

US authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday(...)