Thursday, July 11, 2013
With its pounding construction sites and constant roar of traffic, Hong Kong is a cacophony of noise with experts and residents calling on authorities to keep a lid on the din for the sake of public health.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Thousands of real estate agents took to Hong Kong's streets Sunday in protest at government efforts to curb soaring property prices, saying new transaction taxes and other measures are threatening their business.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
A Hong Kong judge on Friday jailed a former lover of late billionaire tycoon Nina Wang for 12 years for forging a will naming him the sole heir to one of Asia's largest fortunes, estimated at US$4 billion.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Monday, July 1, 2013
Four amateur filmmakers in Hong Kong have beaten Hollywood to the draw by producing the first film on Edward Snowden, a five-minute thriller depicting the nail-biting intrigue surrounding the intelligence leaker when he was hiding in the city.
As Hong Kong marks the 16th anniversary of its handover to China on Monday, hundreds of thousands are set to protest against the city's pro-Beijing leader amid growing frustration over the pace of political reforms.
Friday, June 28, 2013
An American boss detained nearly a week by his company's Chinese workers left the Beijing factory Thursday after he and a labor representative said the two sides reached agreement in a pay dispute.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Riots in China's ethnically divided Xinjiang region on Wednesday left 27 people dead, according to state media which said police opened fire on “knife-wielding mobs.”
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Hong Kong's justice secretary said Tuesday the government did not assist fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden in leaving the territory, but that incomplete paperwork prevented officials from issuing a provisional arrest warrant.
In the buildup to his 30th birthday last week, U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden came to the sudden realization over a dinner of pizza and Pepsi that Hong Kong may be a less welcoming refuge than he'd thought, his legal advisor said on Tuesday.