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.
Small groups of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong's streets Tuesday after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government and some students returned to school for exams.
A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province on Tuesday, officials said.
China has taken 160,000 “phantom” government staff off its official payroll who were receiving salaries despite not doing any work, state-media reported on Monday.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Small knots of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong's streets Tuesday morning after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government and dwindling demonstrator numbers dropped further.