World's first figure 8 Ferris Wheel to be opened in Macao

2015-07-16 21:13:24

World's first figure 8 Ferris Wheel is to be opened in Macao, China, later this year.

Taiwan to send deer, serows as gifts to mainland

2015-07-14 16:19:16

Taiwan will send two pairs of Formosan serows and a male spotted deer to the Chinese mainland next April, according to a national park in East China's Shandong province.

Chief executive cites support from NPC chairman on future strategy

2015-07-14 08:04:17

National People's Congress Chairman Zhang Dejiang supports the work of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and the accomplishments of the constitutional reform task force over the past 20 months, Chief Executive Leung Chunying said on Monday.

Death toll of Taiwan water park blaze rises to 5

2015-07-12 21:17:49

The death toll from a fire in Taiwan on June 27 rose to five after a 22-year-old woman died in hospital on Sunday morning.

Hong Kong panda bears down on world record for longevity

2015-07-12 13:04:00

The oldest giant panda living is to challenge the world record for the animals' longevity, with her age to put her on par with a human centenarian.

Mutual benefit, singular concern

2015-07-10 13:38:58

This week saw the launch of the cross-border mutual fund recognition program.

Tiny challenger builds on muscle

2015-07-10 13:38:58

Luxembourg, a tiny West European nation with a population of about 521,000, is one of the largest investment fund centers in Europe and the world's leading hub for fund distribution. It is also the second biggest fund center globally, after the US.

Taiwan to close schools, offices as typhoon Chan-Hom nears

2015-07-10 09:08:19

Offices and schools across northern Taiwan, including Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan and Keelung, will be closed Friday in anticipation of the heavy rain and strong winds brought by Typhoon Chan-Hom.

Mainland issues electronic travel permits for Taiwan residents

2015-07-07 09:35:08

China's mainland issued first electronic version of the MTP on Monday.

Lackluster Hong Kong sees drop in tourists

2015-07-07 07:39:16

Hong Kong saw a further reduction in tourists last month in a worrying trend experts credited to more travel choices for mainland Chinese tourists, easing visa regulations and soft currencies in neighboring countries.

Too early to conclude new policy impact while tourists dip: HK official

2015-07-06 12:55:42

In regard to the fallen tourism numbers in June, Hong Kong's economic official said on Sunday that it will take a year to see the full impact of the new one trip per week policy for Shenzhen visitors to Hong Kong.

PLA holds military drill in HK, locals invited to observe

2015-07-04 21:36:06

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison started a live-fire exercise in Hong Kong suburb on Saturday, the first of its kind since 1997 that local residents are invited to observe.