Monday, January 25, 2016
A cold snap gripped Hong Kong on Sunday, with residents shivering as temperatures plunged to the lowest point in nearly 60 years and frost dusted the mountaintops of a city accustomed to a subtropical climate.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Mainland Chinese travelers took around 120 million outbound trips in 2015, according to government estimates, a 12 percent increase from the year before, as the country's growing middle class spends more on tourism.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The chief editor of a Hong Kong publisher of books banned in mainland China who disappeared three weeks ago has been located in the mainland, Chinese officials told Hong Kong authorities.
Rights campaigners dismissed an apparent confession by a missing Hong Kong bookseller paraded on mainland Chinese state television as "worthless" and a "smokescreen" Monday as the city's leader distanced himself from the case.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong Sunday, demanding the release of five missing booksellers who are feared to have been detained by authorities in mainland China., 1 Comment
Sunday, January 10, 2016
The United States is "disturbed" by reports of the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers from the Chinese semi-autonomous city, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Friday.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong has suddenly been demolished, apparently for lacking government approval, state media said Friday, days after images of it went viral.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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.
Rescuers have dropped provisions to four Shandong province mine workers trapped for 10 days in a wrecked gypsum mine and are slowly drilling a route to save them, mainland state media said Monday.