Sunday, January 13, 2013
A desperate search for three people missing in a landslide in southwestern China ended on Saturday when their bodies were pulled from the mud, taking the final death toll to 46 — many of them children.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Journalists in Hong Kong Thursday slammed a government bid to restrict access to information about company directors, after a series of investigative reports into the hidden wealth of Chinese officials.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Lawmakers in Hong Kong were making a symbolic attempt Wednesday to impeach the Beijing-backed leader, the latest sign of the widening gulf between the semiautonomous southern Chinese city and its political masters in Beijing., 3 Comments
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Hong Kong said Friday it had seized more than a ton of ivory worth about US$1.4 million in a shipment from Kenya, the city's third big seizure in less than three months.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Hong Kong conservationists expressed outrage Thursday after images emerged of a factory rooftop covered in thousands of freshly sliced shark fins, as they called for curbs on the “barbaric” trade.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Macau's gambling revenue jumped 13.5 percent to a record US$38 billion in 2012, official figures showed Wednesday, despite the pace of growth in the world's largest gaming hub slowing from a year earlier.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Tuesday, calling for the city's embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A man angered by a court ruling in the murder of his daughter rammed a car loaded with a gas tank and firecrackers into a group of middle schoolers, injuring 13 in the country's latest attack on students.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A minivan carrying 15 children to kindergarten plunged into a roadside pond in a rural area of eastern China on Monday, killing 11 children, state media and an official said.
A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist appeared in court on Monday and could face jail after he allegedly threw a T-shirt at Chinese President Hu Jintao's motorcade earlier this year.