Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Hong Kong was shuttered Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Wealthy mainland Chinese looking to buy the new iPhone 6 next week could expect to pay an eye-watering US$2,500 for the handsets in Hong Kong, following Apple's decision to delay the launch in China.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Hong Kong democracy activists on Thursday expressed shock and incredulity after a Chinese official was quoted as saying that the fact they are still “alive” reflects well on Beijing's tolerance., 1 Comment
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Hong Kong democracy activists hit back Friday at comments from Britain welcoming Beijing's plans for limited voting rights in the southern Chinese city, describing them as “shameful” and “cowardly.”
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Organizers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong's streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China's plan to vet candidates for the city's next leader, but said their protest would go ahead.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hong Kong activists launched their fight against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms on Monday, heckling a senior Chinese official during angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Monday, September 1, 2014
China Sunday announced rules giving it control over who can stand in Hong Kong's next leadership election, triggering tears and fury in the city where democracy activists vowed to stage a mass sit-in.
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017., 1 Comment
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed traveling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of “military might” ahead of expected protests.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Hong Kongers must accept Beijing's version of democracy even if they think it is imperfect because the interests of the city's business community have to be safeguarded, one of China's foremost legal experts said Thursday.