Friday, February 28, 2014
Hong Kong journalists Thursday vowed they would not be intimidated by a brutal attack on a veteran colleague that has stoked fresh concerns for media freedom, declaring “they can't kill us all.”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
A former chief editor of a major Hong Kong newspaper known for its critical reporting was stabbed and seriously wounded on Wednesday in an attack that has fuelled concerns about what many see as an erosion of media freedoms.
Hong Kong's economic growth will pick up this year but remain under its long-term average, the Asian business center's finance chief predicted on Wednesday, warning that the global outlook is uncertain as the U.S. scales back monetary stimulus.
A Hong Kong man was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail and his brother got six months on Wednesday over an attempt to extort nearly US$13,000 from American director Michael Bay and his crew during filming of “Transformers 4.”
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.