Saturday, April 19, 2014
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said Friday.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hong Kong police on Wednesday searched for a valuable painting mistakenly dumped in a landfill after it sold for US$3.7 million at auction, reports said.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for HK$36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Monday, April 7, 2014
A rare Ming-era Chinese wine cup, one of only 19 known to exist, could fetch a record US$38 million or more when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong next week, auctioneers said Saturday.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record in China's version of Twitter for number of comments and retweets.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
A Tibetan nun set herself on fire in southwestern China at the weekend, a campaign group and a report said, in the latest apparent act of protest against Chinese rule.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Some 500 people attended a protest march in Hong Kong Sunday against a controversial cross-Taiwan Strait trade-in-services agreement.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
China Southern Airlines, the country's biggest airline by fleet size, said net profit for 2013 fell more than 20 percent, the latest Chinese carrier to be hit by a weak economy and stiff competition.
Friday, March 28, 2014
More than 10 tigers have been killed as “visual feasts” to entertain officials and rich businessmen in a Chinese city, state media reported.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
A Chinese farmer was burned to death during a protest over local land seized for development, state-run media said Monday, highlighting struggles over compensation for land.