College student charged with Taiwan subway murders

2014-07-22 09:47:48

A 21-year-old college student was charged on Monday with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder for a knife attack on a subway train in May, according to the New Taipei prosecutors office.

Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors

2014-07-20 10:37:33

The buyers are led by Integrated Asset Management Ltd., a Hong Kong investment firm that invests in telecommunications, finance and technology companies.

Individual Taiwan tourism extends to more cities

2014-07-18 17:07:32

Residents in 10 more cities in the Chinese mainland on Friday were given official permission to apply to travel to Taiwan as individuals under a cross-Strait agreement.

Hong Kong allows transsexual marriages

2014-07-17 18:58:24

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region amended its marriage registration regulation and started accepting transsexuals’ new gender and their marriage applications on July 17, Southern Metropolis Daily reported.

HK chief takes first step toward universal suffrage

2014-07-16 07:22:57

Hong Kong chief Leung Chun-ying has initiated the process of delivering on a pledge to have universal suffrage for the 2017 election of the chief executive.

HK chief submits report to China's top legislature

2014-07-15 18:40:45

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung submitted Tuesday a report to China's top legislature, initiating the five-step process of Hong Kong's constitutional development.

China rejects British media report on HK press freedom

2014-07-11 19:00:21

A Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday reiterated that China opposes any interference by foreign countries in affairs of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Fujian aims to build bonds with Taiwan

2014-07-11 07:02:34

Fujian province wants to learn from Taiwan's experience in building harmonious neighborhoods and creating urban design, a top provincial official said.

Actor Roy Cheung arrested for taking drugs

2014-07-10 19:09:51

A Hong Kong actor was administratively detained in Beijing's Chaoyang district for using drugs.

Jail for calling mainlanders 'locusts'

2014-07-10 17:05:34

Amid mounting tensions between Hong Kong residents and Chinese mainlanders, the city is considering making discrimination against mainlanders illegal.

HK reform must follow the Basic Law

2014-07-10 11:12:07

Reform in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) must follow the Basic Law and any attempt to destabilize the territory through "street politics" will not win the hearts and minds of Hong Kong's people, according to an article under the byline of Chinese ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming.

Hong Kong 'godfather' of art gets honor in NY

2014-07-08 06:39:32

The "godfather" of Hong Kong contemporary art, Danny Yung, was honored by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office after his installation for the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage successfully finished its run in Washington.