Saturday, April 19, 2014
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said Friday.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hong Kong police on Wednesday searched for a valuable painting mistakenly dumped in a landfill after it sold for US$3.7 million at auction, reports said.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for HK$36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Monday, April 7, 2014
A rare Ming-era Chinese wine cup, one of only 19 known to exist, could fetch a record US$38 million or more when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong next week, auctioneers said Saturday.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Some 500 people attended a protest march in Hong Kong Sunday against a controversial cross-Taiwan Strait trade-in-services agreement.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
China Southern Airlines, the country's biggest airline by fleet size, said net profit for 2013 fell more than 20 percent, the latest Chinese carrier to be hit by a weak economy and stiff competition.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Hong Kong's last colonial governor Chris Patten on Saturday said a string of attacks on media workers was “profoundly serious,” with fears over an erosion of press freedom intensifying in the city.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Fears over press freedom in Hong Kong intensified after two media executives were beaten by masked men, with one newspaper Thursday describing a “siege atmosphere” in the city.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Two Hong Kong media executives were attacked on Wednesday by four masked men armed with metal bars, shortly before police charged two alleged hitmen with a brutal February attack on a veteran journalist.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Nine men have been arrested in connection with the brutal attack on a veteran Hong Kong journalist that sparked concerns for press freedom in the Chinese city, police said Wednesday.