Sunday, December 7, 2014
A Chinese film mogul who purchased a Vincent van Gogh still life for a record US$62 million, Saturday admitted he would have paid even more for the masterpiece.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, said Saturday he has ended a four-day hunger strike designed to force the government into further talks on political reform.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
A former Chinese village head accumulated 132 Shanghai residential properties, reports said, the latest “House Uncle” — a nickname coined by netizens for male officials with multiple properties — to be identified in a corruption crackdown.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Hong Kong student leaders said Thursday they're considering retreating from protest sites on city streets after more than two months in the latest sign that momentum is fading in their movement for greater democracy.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement surrendered to police Wednesday in a symbolic move, as they try to take the protests off the streets after more than two months of rallies punctuated by violence.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday they would “surrender” by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A prominent Hong Kong teen protest leader said Monday he's going on a hunger strike after a failed attempt by pro-democracy activists to step up their flagging movement for democratic reforms by surrounding government headquarters., 1 Comment
Hong Kong's leader said Monday that pro-democracy protests were “in vain” after police used pepper spray and batons on students trying to storm government headquarters, in some of the worst violence since the rallies began.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Hong Kong police said Monday they had "no other choice" after unleashing pepper spray and baton charges at students who tried to storm government headquarters overnight, in some of the worst violence since the pro-democracy protests began.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Hong Kong's leader admitted on Saturday that the frustration among young people over a lack of “upward mobility” was fuelling mass protests calling for free elections in the city.