Saturday, October 11, 2014
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of “rights violations,” state media said Friday.
Thousands of pro-democracy supporters took to Hong Kong's streets Friday night after protest leaders implored them to dig in for the long haul following the collapse of talks with the government.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off Thursday just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared victory after a 15-month-long austerity campaign that cut US$8.6 billion in public spending, state media said, as he pledged not to relent against official corruption., 1 Comment
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Hong Kong's embattled leader faces a "huge integrity problem", opposition politicians said Thursday as they called on him to explain why he kept large payments from an Australian company secret.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders pledged to stay on the streets Wednesday in a bid to keep pressure on the government ahead of already fraught talks on political reform.
A strong, shallow earthquake that shook southwestern China overnight killed at least one person, damaged buildings and prompted thousands to camp outside as aftershocks continued to strike the area, officials said Wednesday.
A flawless fancy vivid pink diamond sold for a record US$17.7 million in Hong Kong late Tuesday, Sotheby's said.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
China, Asia's sporting superpower, are agonizing over their failure to triumph in soccer, basketball or volleyball — what they call the “three big ball sports” — at the Asian Games.
Human rights groups have urged Malaysia not to deport 155 ethnic Uighur migrants, including 76 children, back to China, fearing they could face persecution.