Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The captains of a ferry and a pleasure boat that collided in Hong Kong, killing 38 people in the city's worst maritime disaster in decades, were arrested Tuesday with five other crew, officials said., 1 Comment
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
At least 36 people died and dozens were injured when a ferry carrying more than 120 revelers on a company outing collided with another ferry and sank near an island south of Hong Kong on Monday night, in one of the city's worst maritime accidents.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
A gay Hong Kong woman on Friday implored her tycoon father to rescind a US$65 million “marriage bounty” for any man who can win her heart, as applications poured in from around the globe.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple's iPhones and makes components for top global electronics companies, closed a plant in China on Monday after about 2,000 workers were involved in a brawl at a company dormitory.
Police in northeast China shot and killed a homeowner who set himself on fire while trying to protect his property from a demolition crew, an official and state media said Monday.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Hong Kong's first openly gay lawmaker is known as “Slow Beat” from his days as a disc jockey, but Raymond Chan says there is nothing slow about his plans to reform the Asian banking hub.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering seven people in southern China.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Anti-Japanese protesters scuffled with police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as they attempted to enter the Japanese consulate following Tokyo's decision to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
One of the global Occupy movement's longest-running encampments came to a chaotic end Tuesday in Hong Kong as bailiffs cleared out anti-capitalist activists and their belongings from a site underneath HSBC's Asian headquarters.
Hong Kong's Beijing-backed government is the big loser from weekend legislative polls despite the poor showing of opposition democratic parties, media reports said Tuesday.