Hong Kong police said Saturday they disposed of eight World War II explosives, after a hiker found the unexploded devices on a trail.
A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong weekend by-election while a rival from a radical pro-independence group arrested on riot charges placed a surprising third in a vote seen as a measure of political tension in the Chinese city.
Mainland Chinese police are investigating a detained Hong Kong bookseller for allegedly selling books by mail illegally in mainland China, an official Chinese newspaper said Monday, the latest twist in a case that has raised concerns over the erosion of civil rights in Hong Kong.
It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas -- tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other.
A cold snap gripped Hong Kong on Sunday, with residents shivering as temperatures plunged to the lowest point in nearly 60 years and frost dusted the mountaintops of a city accustomed to a subtropical climate.
Mainland Chinese travelers took around 120 million outbound trips in 2015, according to government estimates, a 12 percent increase from the year before, as the country's growing middle class spends more on tourism.
The chief editor of a Hong Kong publisher of books banned in mainland China who disappeared three weeks ago has been located in the mainland, Chinese officials told Hong Kong authorities.
Rights campaigners dismissed an apparent confession by a missing Hong Kong bookseller paraded on mainland Chinese state television as "worthless" and a "smokescreen" Monday as the city's leader distanced himself from the case.
Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong Sunday, demanding the release of five missing booksellers who are feared to have been detained by authorities in mainland China.1 Comment
The United States is "disturbed" by reports of the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers from the Chinese semi-autonomous city, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Friday.