The per capita GDP of Beijing soared 40.2 percent from 82,000 yuan (US$12,065) in 2011 to 115,000 yuan (US$16,920) in 2016, according to official data released by the local statistics bureau on Monday.
Red-whiskered bulbuls start chirping around 5 a.m. at Wonderland Villas, a hilltop complex in leafy northern Hong Kong whose own history charts the city's political, economic and social fortunes.
Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour is one of the world's busiest ports, but every morning daring elderly swimmers dive in to its choppy waters against a teeming backdrop of ferries, cargo ships and fishing boats.
A bottle of forbidden liquor produced last year by Chinese activists to mark the 1989 military crackdown on Beijing's Tiananmen Square has arrived in Hong Kong after a trip around the world.
Two Hong Kong independence activists who were stripped of their status as lawmakers last year pleaded not guilty Friday to charges over chaos at the city's parliament.
Divided by age, wealth and politics, Hong Kongers will mark the 20th anniversary of its transfer from Britain back to China with contrasting emotions.
The refugees whose bids were rejected were those who sheltered Snowden while he was hiding out in the city.
Activists from groups of Indonesian migrant workers burn aprons near the venue where Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, meets with Indonesian local residents in Hong Kong, Sunday, April 30.
The world's first museum dedicated to China's Tiananmen Square crackdown will once again open its doors in Hong Kong after a monthslong closure as the city prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of its handover to Beijing.
Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year were arrested and charged Wednesday over chaos at the city's parliament.