Thousands of people march on the first day of 2017 at a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, Jan. 1. Nearly 5,000 people marched in the New Year's Day protest against an attempt by the semi-autonomous Chinese city's government to disqualify four pro-democracy lawmakers, police said.
Hong Kong on Friday confirmed its second human case of bird flu this season, days after an elderly man died of the virus.
Busy traffic, loud noise and constant passersby? Not a problem for these cats.
Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament.
Nine residents of the Chinese "rebel" village of Wukan have been jailed for "disrupting social order" after September protests against officials turned violent, leading police to shut down the settlement and impose a media blackout.
Trade protectionism measures targeting Chinese goods will continue to be "severe" in 2017 as anti-globalization forces are likely to keep growing in the United States. Also, many European politicians may play the "China Card" in their elections, senior trade officials said on Thursday.
The last king of the isolated Himalayan region of Upper Mustang died Friday in Kathmandu, eight years after he lost his royal title when the centuries-old Buddhist monarchy was abolished.
Hong Kong's financial chief quit Monday, in what is widely seen as a prelude to a leadership bid for the southern Chinese city's top job.
Hong Kong's finance chief resigned Monday ahead of what is widely expected to be a tilt at the city leadership.
Around a thousand protesters rallied in Hong Kong Saturday against a crackdown on pro-democracy lawmakers and an electoral system skewed toward Beijing ahead of elections for a new city leader.