Monday, July 21, 2014
Leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Sunday urged Britain to defend freedoms in its former colony instead of its “shameful” pursuit of trade with China.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Hong Kong's leader called Tuesday for limited electoral change despite mass pro-democracy protests, saying in a report to China that voters want a “patriotic” chief executive.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Barely into the second half of 2014, Southeast Asia has already seen at least three massive protests that heightened the tension between people and their governments, two of which were at odds with the region's largest economy.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
China must give Hong Kong the space to debate its political future and allow the "vigorous" voices of the city's residents to be heard, a top US diplomat said Wednesday., 1 Comment
Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge march that organizers said mobilized half a million people demanding democratic reforms.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of protesters, some waving colonial-era flags and chanting anti-Beijing slogans, staged a pro-democracy rally in rain-soaked Hong Kong Tuesday that organizers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.