Sunday, January 25, 2015
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show."
Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than HK$36 million (US$4.6 million) from a luxury jewelry store.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out Thursday.
With Hong Kong increasingly polarized on political reforms and fears growing over the influence of Beijing, frustrated residents are pressing former colonial power Britain to offer them an escape route.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A 14-year-old girl who was arrested for chalking flowers on the wall of a Hong Kong democracy protest site and faced being taken into care will be allowed to stay with her family, a court ruled Monday.
Hong Kong student leader Alex Chow on Sunday accused police of mounting a campaign of harassment against pro-democracy campaigners after he became the latest figure to be arrested and released by police.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities has been remade and is expected to fetch more than HK$1.5 million (US$192,000) at a Sotheby's auction next week.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying warned Wednesday that demands for fully free elections risked "anarchy" as he pledged allegiance to Beijing and pro-democracy lawmakers staged a dramatic walk-out.
Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, AFP has learned.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Firebomb attacks early Monday on the Hong Kong home and office of pro-democracy newspaper tycoon Jimmy Lai have triggered new fears over the safety of outspoken media figures in the city.