Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Planned summer demonstrations by democracy activists were behind China's decision to snub Hong Kong in favor of Beijing as host of a key Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers' meeting, a media report said.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Protestors took to Hong Kong streets on Sunday to march for press freedom, in a demonstration organized by journalists as fears grow that free expression is being compromised.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Hong Kong has taken a key step towards approving the construction of a Chinese military port along its waterfront, China's state media reported Saturday, despite fierce public opposition to the move.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
A pair of Russian daredevil climbers ascended to the top of the world's second tallest building in China's commercial hub Shanghai, posting a stomach-turning video that has received more than a million views.
Almost 300,000 prostitutes have fled a southern Chinese city to continue business in other parts of the country following a recent wave of crackdowns on prostitution in the region, according to Taiwan's Central News agency.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at one Chinese cinema will be out of luck this Friday, thwarted by singles who bought up all the odd-numbered seats.
A 21-year-old driver crashed his Ferrari at high speed in Beijing, killing a passenger and injuring another, media reported Thursday, sparking comparisons with a scandal that rocked China's ruling Communist Party two years ago.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
A Chinese woman who allegedly hacked off the ears of her six-year-old nephew has been arrested, state media reported Friday, in a chilling assault that police say was triggered by a family dispute.
Friday, February 7, 2014
More than 2,000 people were evacuated and roads closed in central Hong Kong Thursday after a World War II bomb weighing almost a ton was discovered in a construction site, police said.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Two brothers charged with trying to extort nearly US$13,000 from Hollywood director Michael Bay while he was shooting the latest “Transformers” film in Hong Kong have pleaded not guilty, local media reported Tuesday.