Hong Kong was hit by heavy rain and gale-force winds as Typhoon Haima made landfall 100km east of the city.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba starts the countdown to its annual shopping festival Singles' Day, promising consumers - and investors - a bonanza of fashion shows, virtual reality and pop star Katy Perry.
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Waves lash against Kennedy Town waterfront as T8 signal is hoisted and prepares for Typhoon Haima.
Over 7 million Americans live outside of the U.S, an estimated 60 000 of them in Hong Kong. Julian Jesse lives with his wife and two children in Sha Tin, and plans to vote for the Democrat ticket.