Tuesday, March 4, 2014
An explosion at a restaurant has left one person dead and at least 23 injured in Dongguan on Monday, jolting the southernmost city which was recently shaken by a massive sex trade crackdown, CCTV reported.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against threats to press freedom in the city, days after a former newspaper editor was attacked with a cleaver in broad daylight.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Hong Kong journalists Thursday vowed they would not be intimidated by a brutal attack on a veteran colleague that has stoked fresh concerns for media freedom, declaring “they can't kill us all.”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
A former chief editor of a major Hong Kong newspaper known for its critical reporting was stabbed and seriously wounded on Wednesday in an attack that has fuelled concerns about what many see as an erosion of media freedoms.
Hong Kong's economic growth will pick up this year but remain under its long-term average, the Asian business center's finance chief predicted on Wednesday, warning that the global outlook is uncertain as the U.S. scales back monetary stimulus.
A Hong Kong man was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail and his brother got six months on Wednesday over an attempt to extort nearly US$13,000 from American director Michael Bay and his crew during filming of “Transformers 4.”
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Planned summer demonstrations by democracy activists were behind China's decision to snub Hong Kong in favor of Beijing as host of a key Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers' meeting, a media report said.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Protestors took to Hong Kong streets on Sunday to march for press freedom, in a demonstration organized by journalists as fears grow that free expression is being compromised.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Hong Kong has taken a key step towards approving the construction of a Chinese military port along its waterfront, China's state media reported Saturday, despite fierce public opposition to the move.