Tuesday, July 1, 2014
An annual protest march in Hong Kong is expected to draw three times as many people as usual, angered by Beijing's insistence on limiting residents' say in picking the southern Chinese financial hub's next leader.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong's government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic., 2 Comments
Hong Kong residents voted Sunday on the last day of an unofficial referendum on electoral reform that has angered Beijing, days before an expected major protest seeking greater democracy for the southern Chinese city.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Two men charged with a savage knife attack on the former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper were denied bail on Friday as fears for press freedom in the city intensify.
More than a thousand lawyers all dressed in black took to the streets of Hong Kong in a silent march Friday against “interference” by Beijing in the city's judiciary.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Hong Kong's leader hit back Tuesday at Chinese media criticism of an unofficial democracy poll in the city, softening his stance after turnout far exceeded organizers' expectations with more than 700,000 voting so far.
A college student in China leaped to his death after losing more than US$3,000 gambling on the World Cup, state media reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Macau says the female half of a giant panda couple that the Asian gambling hub received as a gift from Beijing has died from kidney failure., 1 Comment
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform Sunday, as booths opened across the territory in a poll that has enraged Beijing and drawn nearly 650,000 votes since it opened online.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's embattled east have dismissed a unilateral cease-fire ordered by President Petro Poroshenko as fake, while nine Ukrainian service members were wounded in clashes just before and after the cease-fire began.