Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A Hong Kong woman was convicted Tuesday of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner in a case that sparked international outrage and highlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A Hong Kong woman was convicted Tuesday of beating and starving her Indonesian maid, keeping her prisoner in a "torture" case that sparked international outrage and spotlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers., 1 Comment
A trading platform of virtual currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong that took in an estimated HK$3 billion from thousands of investors has reportedly gone bust. Legislative Council member Leung Yiu-chung said about 30 clients of mycoin.hk, have told him that they have been unable to contact the people in charge of the company which has closed its doors since last December.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months., 1 Comment
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) warned Monday of "intervention behind the scenes" of Hong Kong's media as fears grow over press freedoms and interference from Beijing.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Rosalia Amarilla stepped into the international terminal of Beijing's cavernous main airport on the afternoon of July 24, 2012, wearing more than 3 kilograms of cocaine stuffed into her underwear and bra.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement were arrested and released Saturday as the city's police chief defended the investigation into mass protests, saying it was not "a show."
Hong Kong police say they are hunting a girl aged between 12 and 14 years old over the theft of a diamond necklace worth more than HK$36 million (US$4.6 million) from a luxury jewelry store.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out Thursday.
With Hong Kong increasingly polarized on political reforms and fears growing over the influence of Beijing, frustrated residents are pressing former colonial power Britain to offer them an escape route.