Monday, April 27, 2015
Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong's plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Hong Kong activists stand up for democratic rights against mainland-backed election reform proposals
Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Hong Kong's government Wednesday announced a roadmap for leadership elections that offered no concessions to the city's democracy camp - prompting opposition lawmakers to walk out of the plan's unveiling.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester apparently assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- slammed the authorities Friday for failing to charge his attackers and demanded they are officially identified.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Beijing is to impose a limit on the number of mainland Chinese visitors to Hong Kong, a politician and media said Sunday, after a series of protests against the influx from over the border., 1 Comment
Monday, March 30, 2015
Hong Kong manufacturers in Guangdong province are bearing the brunt of rising labor costs, with the clothing and shoemaking industries operating under the impact of frequent strikes.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hong Kong's leader warned activists Wednesday that the public would "not be sympathetic" to more pro-democracy protests as the city prepares for the next phase of controversial political reforms.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule face "extreme physical and psychological suffering" if they survive, a rights group said, alleging amputations, repression and forced disappearances.
A Hong Kong man who was accused of killing, dismembering, salting and cooking his parents was found guilty of double murder Friday.