Hong Kong declares sanction against the Philippines

2014-01-30 03:05:41

The Hong Kong government on Wednesday declared a sanction against the Philippines since Manila failed to make a formal apology and meet all other demands by families of victims died in a hostage crisis three years ago.

Hong Kong's Philippines sanction gets Beijing backing

2014-01-30 00:37:55

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Wednesday said the central government backs Hong Kong's handling of the aftermath of a hostage tragedy in the Philippines three years ago.

HK confirmed latest fatal case of H7N9

2014-01-29 22:21:45

Hong Kong's Department of Health (DH) Wednesday announced a new case of human infected with H7N9 as a 75-year-old man died Wednesday morning in the hospital.

CY Leung challenges HK diet habit after culling chickens

2014-01-29 03:07:20

Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung on Tuesday questioned local residents' diet habit of cooking live poultry bought from market, since the deadly H7N9 bird flu has forced the government to cull thousands of live chickens to prevent spread of the epidemic.

HK to cull about 20,000 poultry after H7N9 case

2014-01-28 15:01:40

Hong Kong's food and health authority on Monday evening confirmed a H7N9 bird flu case was found at a local agricultural products wholesale market and announced it will cull about 20,000 poultry in the market Tuesday morning.

Taiwan's mainland affairs chief to visit mainland

2014-01-28 14:07:49

Wang Yu-chi, Taiwan's mainland affairs chief, will lead a delegation to visit the Chinese mainland next month, a mainland spokesman announced on Tuesday.

Mainland vows further cross-Straits development

2014-01-27 22:13:20

The mainland's Taiwan affairs chief said that more opportunities will be provided for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations with the mainland's deepening reform.

Taiwan opposition leader's speeches criticized

2014-01-27 20:15:36

The leader of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party is maintaining a confrontational attitude toward the Chinese mainland, which threatens the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations.

Air travel to Taiwan continues to take off

2014-01-20 01:08:59

The mainland and Taiwan have agreed not to set any limits on the number of cross-Straits flights added during the Spring Festival to deal with the travel peak.

Mainland exam-free policy attracts HK students

2014-01-20 00:23:10

The exam-free admissions policy has made universities on the Chinese mainland attractive destinations for Hong Kong students.

Cross-Straits trade volume climbs

2014-01-16 07:09:29

Trade volume between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan reached $197.2 billion last year amid closer cross-Straits ties, a year-on-year increase of 16.7 percent, a mainland spokesman said on Wednesday.

HK govt strives to improve air quality

2014-01-15 15:48:58

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung said Wednesday in his second policy address that environmental protection is one of the priorities of the current- term government and the plan of phasing out old diesel commercial vehicles will start in March.