Hong Kong student pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong was among five protesters detained Thursday after they ran onto a motorway to intercept the motorcade of a top Chinese official during a highly-charged visit to the city.
One of China's most powerful officials said he would listen to political demands from Hongkongers in a conciliatory start to a visit Tuesday that has stirred anger in a city resentful of Beijing's tightening grip.
At the "East is Red" shop in Shanghai, every nook and cranny is packed with memorabilia of China's Cultural Revolution, from small badges of Chairman Mao Zedong to gigantic posters of his iconic image., 1 Comment
For the majority of Hong Kongers, the notion of breaking away from mainland China is far-fetched -- but pro-independence leader Andy Chan insists it can become a reality as fears grow Beijing is tightening its grip.
Luxury fashion brand Gucci has warned Hong Kong shops selling paper handbags and other goods as offerings for the dead not to market items resembling their products.
Hong Kong's Beijing-friendly leader warned Tuesday the city will lose investment and job opportunities if residents continue to seek independence, painting a bleak economic picture of the former British colony without Chinese support.
Unpopular Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying gave evidence Tuesday in an assault case against a legislator who threw a glass at him in parliament, the first time a sitting chief executive has testified in court.
China announced its first-ever "fix" for the gold price on Tuesday, as the world's biggest producer and consumer of the yellow metal seeks to establish its own benchmark.
A restaurant in Guangzhou in southern China recently fired robot waiters because of limits to their abilities after introducing them last year to attract customers, Chinese media have reported.
A book detailing the life of former Hong Kong shipping magnate Yue-kong Pao has entered its second edition, aiming to give readers a better understanding of his work and achievements.