Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Hong Kong leaders are launching a second consultation on how choose the city's top leader in 2017, after signaling their firm intention to stick with a proposal to screen candidates, an issue that sparked massive street protests throughout the fall.
Hong Kong's leader warned Tuesday against fresh pro-democracy protests ahead of the next step in the city's contentious political reform process, as a new official report on the mass rallies sparked widespread anger.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The world's gambling capital Macau saw its first annual decline in casino revenues in 2014, figures showed Friday, with a corruption crackdown by the Chinese government ending a decade of booming growth for the industry.
Friday, January 2, 2015
A Hong Kong teenager who was arrested and sent to a children's home after she drew a flower on a wall famous for pro-democracy messages has been released on bail, authorities said Thursday.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Hong Kong culled thousands of chickens Wednesday after the potentially deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was discovered in poultry imported from China, days after a woman was admitted to hospital with the disease.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A 14-year-old Hong Kong girl arrested for scribbling graffiti on a wall famous for the pro-democracy messages it carried has been sent to a children's home, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Beijing is becoming increasingly concerned about the growing political resistance in Hong Kong and Macau, two of its special administrative regions, the head of a semi-official Chinese think tank said Sunday in a television interview.
Hong Kong hospitals raised alert levels Sunday as a woman diagnosed with the deadly H7N9 avian flu virus was in a critical condition.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
China's president on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying as they met in Beijing, commending him for maintaining “stability” in 2014, a year marked by massive pro-democracy protests.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest camps may have been swept away but one man has recreated a rally site as an Occupy hotel — where guests now pay to spend the night in a tent.