Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Local authorities in Shanghai have denied that a petitioner was beaten to death by local police over a property dispute.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Dozens of people protested in the heart of China's commercial hub Shanghai on Saturday after the death of a petitioner following his alleged beating by police.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Hong Kong on Saturday announced its first benchmark to measure poverty and found almost 20 percent of residents live in such conditions, a move hailed as a step toward tackling worsening inequality.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing has warned that Shanghai's new free trade zone will have a “big impact” on Hong Kong, urging the city to up its game to avoid losing out.
A Hong Kong couple was jailed Wednesday for a shocking string of attacks on their Indonesian domestic helper, including burning her with an iron and beating her with a bike chain.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
A disabled Chinese man who set off a homemade explosive device at Beijing's international airport went on trial Tuesday, still suffering from the effects of the blast.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Hong Kong's leader Sunday scoffed at calls by a British minister for greater democratic freedoms in the city, dismissing London's views as “irrelevant.”
Sunday, September 15, 2013
British Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said Hong Kong's progress towards universal suffrage was “vital to its future stability” and that electoral reforms must offer voters a “genuine choice,” in remarks likely to anger Beijing., 1 Comment
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong has ruled out open nominations for candidates to become its next leader, the strongest sign yet that China's pledge of democracy for the former British colony by 2017 comes with conditions.