HK property sales drop 36 pct in April

2013-05-03 18:44:15

Hong Kong recorded 4,387 sale and purchase agreements for all building units in April, down 35.9 percent on March, and 59 percent year-on-year, the Hong Kong Lands Registry announced Friday.

HK approves $2.8 m for quake relief

2013-05-03 17:21:55

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has approved five grants totalling 21.718 million HK dollars (about $2.8 million) to five relief agencies undertaking relief projects for earthquake victims in Sichuan.

'Taiwan independence' not to be promoted: Ma

2013-04-29 13:57:15

Taiwan will not promote "one China, one Taiwan" nor "Taiwan independence" inside or outside of the island, its leader Ma Ying-jeou stressed on Monday.
'Wang-Koo meeting' anniversary marked in Taipei

Buddha relic for HK and Macao display

2013-04-26 17:24:32

A relic of the Buddha’s skull bone will be flown from Nanjing, capital of East China’s Jiangsu province, to Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions for public display later this year.

Former commerce chief to lead cross-Straits body

2013-04-26 14:07:19

The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) elected Chen Deming as its president on Friday.

Former commercial chief elected ARATS president

2013-04-26 13:52:56

The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) elected Chen Deming as its president on Friday.

Singing contest is not politics: Spokeswoman

2013-04-25 21:55:57

A spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council refuted a remark by a Taiwan politician about a popular singing contest on Wednesday.

Signal error halts Taiwan's high-speed rail lines

2013-04-25 11:23:21

Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation on Thursday morning announced that services on all of the island's high-speed railway lines stopped before 9:30 am due to a signal error.

Taiwan to seek ASEAN market through Guangxi

2013-04-24 20:14:50

More than 200 business people and officials from Taiwan and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region attended a forum on Tuesday on Guangxi and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area market.

Taiwan reports first H7N9 case

2013-04-24 18:17:44

The H7N9 bird flu virus has been detected in a 53-year old man in Taiwan, the island's first case, Taiwan's disease control authority confirmed Wednesday.

Mainland TV show politicized by Taiwan politicians

2013-04-24 17:17:58

A mainland Taiwan Affairs spokeswoman on Wednesday accused a number of Taiwan politicians of unduly politicizing a mainland reality show.

Guangxi deepens cooperation with Taiwan

2013-04-23 21:17:44

The Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has sent a large delegation to Taiwan to expand and deepen the commercial, agricultural and transportation cooperation between the two sides.