The mystery surrounding five missing Hong Kong booksellers known for titles banned in mainland China deepened after one purportedly wrote a letter saying he was fine and helping with an investigation on the mainland, prompting his wife to drop a missing person's report.
Hong Kong's leader said he was "very concerned" Monday over the disappearance of five booksellers known for publications critical of the mainland Chinese authorities after a prominent lawmaker accused mainland security officers of kidnapping the men.
A Hong Kong lawmaker said Sunday he believes Chinese security officers kidnapped five publishing company employees who have gone missing in the city, possibly because of a planned book about the former love life of mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
A missing Hong Kong employee from a publisher of books critical of China was "assisting in an investigation," his wife said Saturday, as police also probe the disappearance of his colleagues.
A Hong Kong employee of a publishing firm known for producing books critical of the Chinese government has gone missing, his wife said Friday, following the earlier apparent disappearance of four colleagues.
Hong Kong University students and alumni voiced fury Thursday after a pro-Beijing official was appointed to a senior role, as tension mounts over what critics see as political interference in the city's education system.
Hong Kong auction houses are looking for novel ways to keep their sales buoyant in the face of mainland China's economic slowdown -- from creating boozy bidding parties to selling items from outer space.
In tightly-packed Hong Kong, the dead are causing a problem for the living.
Taiwan and Hong Kong were found to be lagging behind mainland China and Singapore in a survey on the society improvement index of the four ethnic Chinese societies, according to the results of the survey released yesterday.
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may disappear altogether.