Sunday, September 9, 2012
Hong Kong's government on Saturday backed down on a plan to force school children to take Chinese patriotism classes, after weeks of protests and on the eve of crucial legislative polls.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Hong Kong goes to the polls Sunday to elect a new legislature that will lay the ground rules for direct elections, amid growing disquiet over mainland China's hold over the former British colony.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Hong Kong students and teachers protested Tuesday for a sixth-straight day against plans to introduce Chinese patriotism classes, as political tensions rise days ahead of legislative polls.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Hong Kong's home builders are bidding cautiously on land to develop, wary of shrinking profit margins as the city's new leader pushes for more affordable housing in the world's most expensive residential real estate market.
Monday, August 20, 2012
The heart of Beijing's culinary underground is a dim, red-lit alley that shimmers into life after dark and then fades at dawn.2 Comments
Friday, August 17, 2012
Hong Kong's love of Japanese cuisine will help ease tensions over Tokyo's arrest of Hong Kong activists at a disputed island chain, a Japanese minister said Thursday at a food fair in the Chinese city.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
On the rooftop of a tower block above the hustle and bustle of teeming Hong Kong, dedicated growers tend to their organic crops in a vegetable garden.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Asia has been a ray of sunshine in the global economic gloom, but a confidence survey released Wednesday shows the region's executives are starting to worry as China's growth slows and exports sink.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Macau police said Monday they had arrested 150 people during raids on casinos and hotels after a spate of murders raised fears of a return to the gaming hub's violent past.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Hundreds of millions of potentially toxic plastic pellets from shipping containers knocked off a vessel during Hong Kong's worst typhoon in 13 years have washed up on its beaches where they lay for more than a week, activists say.