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.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
An American executive said Monday he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China's orbiting space station that's part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
China has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe as rumors.
Hong Kong can showcase its democratic pedigree by its handling of the Edward Snowden case, Chinese state media said Wednesday, in comments appearing to distance Beijing from any decision on his possible extradition.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste and renewable energy company for 943.7 million euros (US$1.3 billion).
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden, and slam the U.S. for its surveillance programs., 1 Comment
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The former CIA employee who suddenly burst into headlines around the globe by revealing himself as the source of top-secret leaks about U.S. surveillance programs has just as quickly gone to ground again.