Taiwan schedules leadership, legislative elections

2015-03-17 19:40:51

Taiwan's leadership and legislative elections will be held on Jan 16 next year, the island's election supervisory authority announced on Tuesday.

HK Chief Executive calls for forbearance towards mainland tourists

2015-03-17 17:13:27

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is calling for patience with the growing number of tourists coming from the Chinese mainland.

Asiana plane returns to Hong Kong due to wrong passenger

2015-03-16 19:13:16

An Asiana plane with 259 passengers aboard returned to Hong Kong on Monday after finding a wrong passenger was aboard the aircraft, airline officials said.

Central government won't tighten policy toward HK

2015-03-15 13:30:04

There is no need to worry that the central government will tighten its policies toward Hong Kong and the "one country, two systems" principle should not be changed at will, says Premier Li.

Movie star Jackie Chan lends his voice to Beijing's Olympics bid

2015-03-14 13:30:08

Movie star Jackie Chan joins in the recording of a song, "Wake up Winter," that will be used to promote Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Fortune favors the brave on finding market gold

2015-03-13 07:18:21

Investors can expect considerable profits from tong lau redevelopment, but the threshold for investing in such property can be fairly high, industry experts warn.

Old-style romance

2015-03-13 07:18:21

When Victoria Allan initiated her "bold" idea of redeveloping a tong lau, a tenement building built in early 20th century, in Hong Kong's Western District nine years ago, the Australian entrepreneur had no idea the project would take nearly a decade of labor.

Fears voiced over violent scenes

2015-03-13 09:20:52

Violence has triggered widespread concern among academics and even the most radical faction in the opposition camp in Hong Kong.

Taiwan welcome to join WWII commemorations: Spokesperson

2015-03-11 15:15:16

Taiwan compatriots are welcome to participate in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the anti-Japanese war victory on the Chinese mainland, according to a spokesperson.

World's largest personal Swatch collections displayed in HK

2015-03-11 08:02:16

Considered as one of the world's largest Swatch collections in private hands ever known, owner Paul Dunkel has collected Swatch prototypes, limited and special editions between 1983 and 2007.

Bomb threat forces flight to make emergency landing

2015-03-10 17:30:30

A plane of Hong Kong Airlines bound for Beijing made an emergency landing in Wuhan, Hubei province after a bomb threat on Tuesday.

Sovereign Islamic bond issued in HK generates wide response

2015-03-09 07:54:52

In September last year, Hong Kong sold sukuk amounting to $1 billion after attracting orders to the tune of $4.7 billion, or 4.7 times the amount on offer.