Tuesday, June 25, 2013
An American executive said Monday he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China's orbiting space station that's part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
China has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe as rumors.
Hong Kong can showcase its democratic pedigree by its handling of the Edward Snowden case, Chinese state media said Wednesday, in comments appearing to distance Beijing from any decision on his possible extradition.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste and renewable energy company for 943.7 million euros (US$1.3 billion).
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden, and slam the U.S. for its surveillance programs., 1 Comment
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The former CIA employee who suddenly burst into headlines around the globe by revealing himself as the source of top-secret leaks about U.S. surveillance programs has just as quickly gone to ground again.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden was acclaimed Tuesday by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a “hero” defending personal liberty, but U.S. lawmakers clamored for the National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's immediate expulsion from his Hong Kong hideout to face justice at home.
A woman who Chinese officials said was 127 years old — although international authorities never recognized the claim — has died, relatives said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A senior pro-Beijing lawmaker said Monday that U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who is believed to be holed up in Hong Kong, should leave the city., 3 Comments