Sunday, August 18, 2013
Twenty-five people have been killed by floods which hit northeastern China over the past week, state media said Saturday, as other parts of the country continued to experience a heatwave.
Chinese authorities have detained Yang Maodong, a leading member of the country's loose New Citizens campaign that promotes democratic rights, his friend and an international human rights advocacy group said Saturday.
Friday, August 16, 2013
A runner was hailed as “Super Ironwoman” after she plunged into Hong Kong's typhoon-whipped waters to save a drowning man, local media reported Thursday.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
A 190-meter-long cargo ship sank off Hong Kong Wednesday in a strong typhoon that whipped up towering waves and forced much of the city to shut down, after killing six in the Philippines.
Friday, August 9, 2013
A former deputy head of China's top planning agency has been thrown out of the Communist Party and will be prosecuted for corruption, state media said on Thursday, after allegations against him were first posted online.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Hundreds of runners in China sprinted their way up 82 floors and more than 2000 stairs as the country's first ever “vertical run” was held in a Beijing skyscraper on Saturday.
Work on the main structure of the world's second tallest skyscraper was completed on Saturday, as the final beam was placed on the Shanghai Tower.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
China's state media lauded the country's maritime power Friday after navy vessels completed their first circuit around Japan.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
A 57-year-old man attacked passengers on a moving bus in Hong Kong with a meat cleaver Wednesday, injuring eleven, before he was finally brought down by his victims, police said.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Despite its fame as one of the world's leading destinations for the culinary arts and shopping, many locals feel that Hong Kong lacks in distinct tourist attractions such as night markets and souvenirs, according to a survey conducted by a Hong Kong-based trade association.