HK's population amounts to 7.26 million at end of 2014

2015-02-17 20:09:48

Hong Kong's population has increased 42,300 or 0.6 percent to 7,264,100 at the end of 2014 from 7,221,800 at the end of 2013, according to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Tuesday.

Mainland spokesperson comments on new Taiwan mainland affairs chief

2015-02-16 20:46:18

A mainland official expressed hope for continued cross-Strait "positive interactions", when commenting on Taiwan's appointment of a new mainland affairs chief on Monday.

Police chief calls for further mainland-HK cooperation

2015-02-16 07:22:56

Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun said the Chinese mainland would continue to promote cooperation with the Hong Kong police to maintain stability on both sides.

DPP chair Tsai runs for Taiwan primary

2015-02-15 19:56:07

Taiwan opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chair Tsai Ing-wen registered on Sunday morning as a candidate in the party primary for Taiwan's leadership election next year.

6.2-magnitude quake jolts off Taiwan, delays trains

2015-02-14 18:58:55

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted southern Taiwan on Saturday morning, delaying trains that affected nearly 3,000 passengers.

HK captain found guilty of manslaughter for ferry crash

2015-02-14 17:27:35

The captain of Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry's Seasmooth, Lai Sai-ming, was found guilty of 39 counts of manslaughter in relation to the 2012 Lamma island ferry disaster.

5.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

2015-02-14 05:01:15

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted 25km ESE of Taitung City, Taiwan at 20:06: 32 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Thinking local in going global

2015-02-13 14:15:11

The government of Hong Kong continues to push for the internationalization of its traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) industry.

Just what the doctor ordered

2015-02-13 14:15:11

Dennis Au, a 24-year-old graduate from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), finds himself sitting in a private clinic, waiting to be "interrogated" by the next patient. He is also growing a bit tired of patients' doubt and distrust about the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) industry.

Flu death toll climbs to 164 in HK

2015-02-12 07:38:08

Hong Kong's flu season death toll reached 164 as of Wednesday as more than 200 cases were listed as serious and the city's health authorities scrambled to supply vaccines and hospital beds.

Official says hostage takers shoot selves in Taiwan prison

2015-02-12 09:19:05

A top justice official says six armed inmates who held a warden and a head guard hostage at a prison in southern Taiwan have committed suicide after releasing the hostages.

Inmates take vice warden, others hostage in Taiwan

2015-02-11 18:30:52

An unknown number of armed inmates in Kaohsiung Prison in southern Taiwan have taken the deputy warden and two others hostage.