Saturday, June 28, 2014
Two men charged with a savage knife attack on the former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper were denied bail on Friday as fears for press freedom in the city intensify.
More than a thousand lawyers all dressed in black took to the streets of Hong Kong in a silent march Friday against “interference” by Beijing in the city's judiciary.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Hong Kong's leader hit back Tuesday at Chinese media criticism of an unofficial democracy poll in the city, softening his stance after turnout far exceeded organizers' expectations with more than 700,000 voting so far.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform Sunday, as booths opened across the territory in a poll that has enraged Beijing and drawn nearly 650,000 votes since it opened online.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's embattled east have dismissed a unilateral cease-fire ordered by President Petro Poroshenko as fake, while nine Ukrainian service members were wounded in clashes just before and after the cease-fire began.
More than half-a-million people have voted in an unofficial Hong Kong electoral reform poll, organizers said Saturday, in a ballot hit by a massive cyberattack and labeled by Beijing as “illegal.”
Saturday, June 21, 2014
More than half-a-million people have voted in an unofficial Hong Kong electoral reform poll, organisers said Saturday, in a ballot hit by a massive cyberattack and labelled by Beijing as "illegal."1 Comment
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers voted Friday in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform that has alarmed Beijing and sets the stage for a possible showdown with the government, with mass protests aimed at shutting down the Chinese capitalist enclave's financial district.1 Comment
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Police used pepper spray to scatter protesters at Hong Kong's government headquarters in an angry rally against plans for a new town development, with 21 arrested, officials said Saturday.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
A high-speed ferry heading to Macau crashed into a breakwater in the Asian gambling hub's harbor Friday, leaving 58 people with minor injuries.