Friday, January 2, 2015
A New Year's stampede on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revelers and injured dozens more, mostly women, as one police officer said fewer personnel than previously were securing the area., 1 Comment
The Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海峽交流基金會) confirmed yesterday that three Taiwanese citizens were injured during the stampede in Shanghai's historic waterfront area with one of them declared dead later at a hospital.
A Hong Kong teenager who was arrested and sent to a children's home after she drew a flower on a wall famous for pro-democracy messages has been released on bail, authorities said Thursday.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
A Chinese court will give the parents of a teenager wrongfully executed for murder and rape 18 years ago more than two million yuan (US$330,000) compensation, it said Wednesday.
Hong Kong culled thousands of chickens Wednesday after the potentially deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was discovered in poultry imported from China, days after a woman was admitted to hospital with the disease.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A 14-year-old Hong Kong girl arrested for scribbling graffiti on a wall famous for the pro-democracy messages it carried has been sent to a children's home, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Beijing is becoming increasingly concerned about the growing political resistance in Hong Kong and Macau, two of its special administrative regions, the head of a semi-official Chinese think tank said Sunday in a television interview.
Hong Kong hospitals raised alert levels Sunday as a woman diagnosed with the deadly H7N9 avian flu virus was in a critical condition.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
China's president on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying as they met in Beijing, commending him for maintaining “stability” in 2014, a year marked by massive pro-democracy protests.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest camps may have been swept away but one man has recreated a rally site as an Occupy hotel — where guests now pay to spend the night in a tent.