Saturday, April 20, 2013
A powerful earthquake jolted China's Sichuan province Saturday near where a devastating quake struck five years ago, leaving at least 56 dead and more than 600 injured and prompting state media to warn of higher casualties.
Striking Hong Kong dock workers camped outside the headquarters of Asia's richest man Li Ka Shing pledged to stay put Friday despite the collapse of a contractor at the center of the dispute.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Hong Kong's highest court on Monday began hearing the final appeal of a transsexual woman who is seeking to wed her boyfriend, in a potentially groundbreaking case for the Chinese city.
Monday, April 15, 2013
A fire at an Internet cafe spread to a hotel in central China on Sunday, killing 11 people and injuring 50 others, state media and firefighters said.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Hong Kong authorities said Monday they had launched an investigation after an air bridge collapsed at the city's airport, ripping the door off a Cathay Pacific plane and injuring a technician.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Hong Kong shares slumped more than 2 percent to a new low for 2013 on Friday as investors fretted over bird flu in China, with Chinese airline stocks tumbling by as much as 12 percent.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Hong Kong's top court Monday rejected a bid to give hundreds of thousands of foreign maids the right to live in the city permanently, angering activists who said the ruling amounted to discrimination.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Residents of China's “richest village” bid farewell Friday to the man who made Huaxi (華西) a socialist paradise, with a 20-vehicle funeral procession transporting his coffin and a helicopter flying overhead.
Friday, March 22, 2013
China Unicom Ltd., the country's second biggest mobile phone company by subscribers, said Thursday that 2012 profit jumped by more than two-thirds as revenue from third-generation mobile services surged despite stiff competition.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The severed heads of a Hong Kong couple were found in a refrigerator at a bloodstained apartment in a gruesome murder for which their 29-year-old son has been arrested, according to reports.