Saturday, November 23, 2013
Campaigners accused Beijing of stifling democracy in Hong Kong Friday after a senior mainland official said any future leader of the city must not challenge China.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Amnesty International on Thursday condemned the “slavery-like” conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of “inexcusable” inaction.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hong Kong and Shanghai shares jumped on Monday after China last week unveiled details of a reform drive that includes giving private firms a greater role in the economy.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Activists were barred Wednesday from leaving Hong Kong waters on what they called a “fishing” boat trip to disputed islands, more than a year after sailing to another contested chain to assert China's sovereignty.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Hong Kong on Saturday announced its first benchmark to measure poverty and found almost 20 percent of residents live in such conditions, a move hailed as a step toward tackling worsening inequality.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing has warned that Shanghai's new free trade zone will have a “big impact” on Hong Kong, urging the city to up its game to avoid losing out.
A Hong Kong couple was jailed Wednesday for a shocking string of attacks on their Indonesian domestic helper, including burning her with an iron and beating her with a bike chain.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Hong Kong's leader Sunday scoffed at calls by a British minister for greater democratic freedoms in the city, dismissing London's views as “irrelevant.”
Sunday, September 15, 2013
British Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said Hong Kong's progress towards universal suffrage was “vital to its future stability” and that electoral reforms must offer voters a “genuine choice,” in remarks likely to anger Beijing.1 Comment
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong has ruled out open nominations for candidates to become its next leader, the strongest sign yet that China's pledge of democracy for the former British colony by 2017 comes with conditions.