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.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Hong Kong Wednesday reported its third death from H7N9 bird flu — an elderly man who had visited mainland China — a day after authorities culled 22,000 birds to curb the disease.
Chinese official media and web users poured scorn on local government officials Wednesday after they gave multi-millionaire tennis star Li Na an 800,000 yuan (US$132,000) reward for winning the Australian Open.
As millions join the world's largest annual human migration, some in China will not return home for the Lunar New Year, fearing the rising costs of seasonal gifts and ridicule from their families.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Hong Kong will cull approximately 20,000 chickens after discovering the H7N9 avian influenza virus in a batch of poultry imported from mainland China, authorities said Monday.
Friday, January 24, 2014
A Hong Kong tycoon may double a “marriage bounty” to find a male suitor for his gay daughter to US$130 million, despite his initial offer attracting 20,000 candidates, a report said.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Hong Kong police Tuesday interviewed an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her employer, who is now under arrest in the Chinese city, as Indonesia's president phoned the domestic worker to express his sorrow at the “tragedy.”
A Hong Kong publisher, who was due to release a dissident's book about Chinese President Xi Jinping, has been detained in China for almost three months, a report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Hong Kong police said they have arrested a woman accused of beating her Indonesian maid in a case that has triggered outrage over its alleged brutality.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Thousands of domestic helpers took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand justice for an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her employers, the second such rally in a week., 2 Comments