Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Hong Kong students on Monday began a weeklong boycott of classes, gathering in their thousands for what democracy activists say will be a wider campaign of civil disobedience against China's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy., 1 Comment
Monday, September 22, 2014
Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Hong Kong was shuttered Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Wealthy mainland Chinese looking to buy the new iPhone 6 next week could expect to pay an eye-watering US$2,500 for the handsets in Hong Kong, following Apple's decision to delay the launch in China.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Hong Kong democracy activists on Thursday expressed shock and incredulity after a Chinese official was quoted as saying that the fact they are still “alive” reflects well on Beijing's tolerance., 1 Comment
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Hong Kong democracy activists hit back Friday at comments from Britain welcoming Beijing's plans for limited voting rights in the southern Chinese city, describing them as “shameful” and “cowardly.”
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Organizers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong's streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China's plan to vet candidates for the city's next leader, but said their protest would go ahead.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hong Kong activists launched their fight against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms on Monday, heckling a senior Chinese official during angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Monday, September 1, 2014
China Sunday announced rules giving it control over who can stand in Hong Kong's next leadership election, triggering tears and fury in the city where democracy activists vowed to stage a mass sit-in.
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017., 1 Comment