Hong Kong in no mood to put up with radicals

2013-07-09 07:02:10

I refer to a commentary penned by Mrs Anson Chan, entitled "Hong Kong in the mood for democracy", published recently in SCMP.

Egypt coup a lesson for Hong Kong

2013-07-09 07:02:10

After Egypt's military removed Mohammed Morsi from the popularly elected presidency, commentator and radio host Poon Siu-to post a status update on Facebook:

First panda born in Taiwan is female

2013-07-07 14:43:42

The first cub born to a pair of pandas presented to Taiwan by the Chinese mainland is female, the Taipei Zoo announced on Sunday.

Recognition, assistance help restore pride among KMT vets

2013-07-06 16:40:51

Seven decades after Wang Guangya bravely fought against the Japanese invaders, the former Kuomintang (KMT) soldier has lived to have another moment of glory.

Lover of late HK tycoon gets 12 years for forging will

2013-07-06 09:43:42

A Hong Kong judge on Friday sent a former lover of late billionaire tycoon Nina Wang to prison for 12 years for forging a will naming him the sole beneficiary of her estate, one of Asia's largest fortunes at an estimated $4 billion.

Cinematographer, director face charges

2013-07-05 00:49:40

A mainland cinematographer and a Taiwan film director may face criminal charges after they boarded a naval vessel in Taiwan without consent from the island's military authorities.

Ministry: KMT veterans will be cared for

2013-07-04 21:27:11

The Ministry of Civil Affairs has reiterated that the mainland will guarantee social welfare for former Kuomintang (KMT) soldiers who fought Japanese aggressors some seven decades ago.

HK woman returns diamonds worth 200m yuan

2013-07-03 18:29:11

A woman named Fu Zhuli found 3 kilograms of diamonds, valued at 200 million yuan ($32.6 million), and waited for two hours until the owner came back in Hong Kong on June 23.

CY Leung: Govt seeks change, maintains stability

2013-07-01 13:13:06

The HK government will continue to seek change while maintaining stability when facing chances and challenges, Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Monday.

5.6-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

2013-06-29 09:37:29

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea area off Hualien county on Taiwan's east coast at 7:51 am Saturday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

Over 20 injured in bus crash in HK

2013-06-28 14:06:38

More than 20 people were injured in a bus crash happened at the Hong Kong Disneyland bus terminal in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Friday afternoon.

China Construction Bank opens Taipei branch

2013-06-27 15:52:46

China Construction Bank (CCB), one of the biggest commercial banks on the Chinese mainland, officially opened its Taipei branch on Thursday.