Friday, February 28, 2014
Hong Kong journalists Thursday vowed they would not be intimidated by a brutal attack on a veteran colleague that has stoked fresh concerns for media freedom, declaring “they can't kill us all.”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
A former chief editor of a major Hong Kong newspaper known for its critical reporting was stabbed and seriously wounded on Wednesday in an attack that has fuelled concerns about what many see as an erosion of media freedoms.
Hong Kong's economic growth will pick up this year but remain under its long-term average, the Asian business center's finance chief predicted on Wednesday, warning that the global outlook is uncertain as the U.S. scales back monetary stimulus.
A Hong Kong man was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail and his brother got six months on Wednesday over an attempt to extort nearly US$13,000 from American director Michael Bay and his crew during filming of “Transformers 4.”
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Planned summer demonstrations by democracy activists were behind China's decision to snub Hong Kong in favor of Beijing as host of a key Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers' meeting, a media report said.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Protestors took to Hong Kong streets on Sunday to march for press freedom, in a demonstration organized by journalists as fears grow that free expression is being compromised.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Hong Kong has taken a key step towards approving the construction of a Chinese military port along its waterfront, China's state media reported Saturday, despite fierce public opposition to the move.
Friday, February 7, 2014
More than 2,000 people were evacuated and roads closed in central Hong Kong Thursday after a World War II bomb weighing almost a ton was discovered in a construction site, police said.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Two brothers charged with trying to extort nearly US$13,000 from Hollywood director Michael Bay while he was shooting the latest “Transformers” film in Hong Kong have pleaded not guilty, local media reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Working long hours away from home for low pay and little time off, life is tough for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong, but for some the city has brought sexual liberation unheard of in their home countries.