Giant lantern made of 7,000 plastic bottles

2013-09-11 11:09:07

A worker builds a sculpture containing 7,000 recycled plastic water bottles with LED lights, measuring 20 meters in diameter and 10 meters in height, at Hong Kong's Victoria Park.

HK targets zero bus emissions: official

2013-09-09 19:51:29

The use of zero-emission buses on Hong Kong roads is the city government's long-term goal to ease roadside air pollution and improve overall air quality, said Secretary for the Environment KS Wong Monday.

Taipei 101 skyscraper attracting more mainlanders

2013-09-07 06:43:45

Taipei's landmark skyscraper Taipei 101 is attracting more than 1 million visitors from the Chinese mainland annually, the tower's spokesman revealed on Friday.

Taiwan fisherman held by Philippines calls for rescue

2013-09-05 19:58:04

A fisherman of Taiwan held by Philippine Coast Guard officers called home for rescue on Thursday, saying he was treated cruelly.

Taiwan opens 3rd mainland trade promotion office

2013-09-05 17:17:20

Taiwan's leading trade promotion agency has opened its third mainland office in the southern booming city of Guangzhou in a latest bid to promote cross-Straits economic and trade cooperation.

Mainland licenses for 577 Taiwan doctors

2013-08-31 06:24:01

A total of 577 doctors from Taiwan have obtained professional licenses for the Chinese mainland since 2009, according to official statistics revealed at a seminar on cross-Strait medical exchanges on Friday.

Dozens injured before two flights landed in HK

2013-08-30 19:26:42

Several dozen people on two flights have been injured when their aircraft hit turbulence before landing at Hong Kong's airport.

HK's financial chief to attend G20 Summit in Russia

2013-08-30 17:26:48

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang will leave for Russia on September 3 to attend the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders' Summit to be held in St Petersburg as part of the delegation of the People's Republic of China, according to a local government press release on Friday.

Mainland, Taiwan discuss offices on either side

2013-08-29 21:53:19

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan held discussions in late August on establishing offices on each other's side.

Career first, children later for Taiwan women

2013-08-27 17:35:15

Caught between traditional expectations and career pressures, working women in Taiwan are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs at fertility clinics as they postpone marriage and motherhood.

When Hsiao appears, it apparently pours

2013-08-21 21:16:59

China's meteorological authorities recently set out to prove whether Taiwanese pop star Jam Hsiao deserves his nickname of "God of Rain".

Scientists look to improve yields of crops

2013-08-20 19:45:18

More than 400 agricultural scientists from the mainland and Taiwan gathered in Beijing on Tuesday to exchange ideas and new technologies to raise crop yields.