A mainland Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, after it drew sharp criticism in India that it is too vulgar and strays too far from the original text.
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.
Straight in at No. 1 on the mainland Chinese authorities' banned songs chart is IN3, a trio of brash, tattooed rappers who mix the earthy language of Beijing's streets with classic hip hop beats. And No. 2. And No. 3. And so on, down to No. 17.
Mainland China's tourism authority named and shamed another five tourists for bad behavior and says it is working with airlines on a possible flying ban.
Beijing was enveloped in eye-watering, throat-irritating smog on Saturday as the second red alert of the month went into effect in the mainland Chinese city, forcing many cars off the roads and restricting factory production.
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.
Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma's mooted buyout of Hong Kong's struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city's press freedoms.