The Hong Kong police on Wednesday detained two local males for illegally forcing into the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in the island city last Thursday afternoon.
More than 20 people were injured in a fire in North Point of Hong Kong on Sunday.
An 80-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Thursday.
A mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday that the two sides of the Taiwan Straits are still planning the meetings between their chiefs of cross-Straits affairs.
The Chinese mainland has opened 40 professional qualification tests to Taiwan residents, Fan Liqing, spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Border police find the entrance to a smuggling tunnel linking Guangdong and Hong Kong inside a private garage in a residential community near the border in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, on Dec 19, 2013. Guangdong border police worked with their Hong Kong counterparts and destroyed a smuggling tunnel under construction along the Changling Village section of Guangdong and Hong Kong.
Hong Kong retailers are taking a number of measures this year to attract shoppers, including deeper and earlier discounts, major promotional events and flashier Christmas decorations.
Retailers, restaurant operators and travel agents fear that Hong Kong would one day lose its luster to increasingly affluent, sophisticated mainland tourists seems to have come true.
World Endoscopy Conference held in Taipei
Chiang You-ching, great-grandson of late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek, stood the trial on Thursday in Taipei, on charges of threatening the Taiwan American School (TAS), his alma mater, via Facebook and emails.
President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon met with Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in Beijing.
Taiwan's chief negotiator Lin Join-sane said on Tuesday that the next round of talks on commodity trade and trade disputes would commence at the earliest possible date.