Nephew of Macao 'casino King' nabbed over prostitution ring

2015-01-12 17:12:10

A nephew of Macao's "King of Gambling" was the major suspect held when police busted one of the city's largest prostitution smuggling rings.

Avian flu H5N8 strain confirmed in Taiwan

2015-01-11 22:14:22

Taiwan's agriculture authority on Sunday confirmed the strain of avian flu found on a goose breeding facility in Chiayi County was H5N8.

Hong Kong consultation hits phase 2

2015-01-08 08:09:13

Hong Kong's chief executive urged opposition lawmakers not to deprive the city's 5 million eligible voters of the right to universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election.

HK tops 2015 destination list for S Korean tourists

2015-01-07 10:09:46

Hong Kong is expected to become the top destination for South Korean tourists in 2015, Dong-a Ilbo reported on Monday, citing a travel website.

Central govt calls for legal expression of appeals in HK

2015-01-06 15:21:54

China's State Council Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office says they are aware of the opinions of several social circles in Hong Kong regarding constitutional development.

Former Taiwan leader Chen given medical parole

2015-01-05 14:17:06

Former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian has been granted one-month medical parole after serving more than six years in prison for corruption.

Hong Kong to cancel scholarship for non-local undergrads

2015-01-04 15:45:23

The Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has passed a proposal to cancel a scholarship program for non-local students for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Macao casinos see their worst year

2015-01-03 02:28:20

Macao saw its annual casino revenues decline for the first time in 2014 data released on Friday, as the Chinese government's corruption crackdown ended a decade of booming growth for the industry.

Taiwan's Ma stresses cross-Straits peace

2015-01-01 22:16:37

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou on Thursday urged efforts to strengthen cross-Straits peace, saying "achievements made over the past six years stand as proof that seeking peace in this way is the right way to go".

President Xi's books sell in Taiwan

2014-12-31 17:25:59

Chinese President Xi Jinping's latest book is gaining popularity in Taiwan, where works by leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) were once banned.

Taiwan bans infant milk powder promotion

2014-12-31 16:57:06

Starting from January 1, 2015, infant milk powder and formula must not be promoted through advertisements, samples, gifts or vouchers, according to regulations from Taiwan's food and drug authority.

Xi gives full backing to HK system

2014-12-27 05:11:45

President Xi Jinping threw his support behind the development of Hong Kong's political system on Friday, shortly after the end of a monthslong illegal protest over election of the city's leader by universal suffrage in 2017.