Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Police will clear Hong Kong's main pro-democracy protest camp Thursday and urged demonstrators not to resist, after more than two months of rallies for free leadership elections brought parts of the city to a standstill.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have until Thursday morning to leave a sprawling protest camp that's blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for more than two months before authorities clear it out, a lawyer said Tuesday.
A former Indonesian maid on Monday told a court that she was starved, beaten and ritually humiliated by her Hong Kong employer in a case that sparked international outrage.
Monday, December 8, 2014
In street tents, on stages and online, Hong Kong's young demonstrators express themselves in an emerging dialect that is evolving so rapidly Helen Fan decided to deploy a new weapon in the democracy fight: a dictionary.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
A Chinese film mogul who purchased a Vincent van Gogh still life for a record US$62 million, Saturday admitted he would have paid even more for the masterpiece.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, said Saturday he has ended a four-day hunger strike designed to force the government into further talks on political reform.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
A former Chinese village head accumulated 132 Shanghai residential properties, reports said, the latest “House Uncle” — a nickname coined by netizens for male officials with multiple properties — to be identified in a corruption crackdown.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Hong Kong student leaders said Thursday they're considering retreating from protest sites on city streets after more than two months in the latest sign that momentum is fading in their movement for greater democracy.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement surrendered to police Wednesday in a symbolic move, as they try to take the protests off the streets after more than two months of rallies punctuated by violence.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday they would “surrender” by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.