China’s state media on Thursday called for officials who take an “ambiguous attitude” towards Tibetan independence to be prosecuted, after personnel in the region were reportedly punished for communicating with the Dalai Lama.Thursday, 29 January, 2015, 1:05pm 1 comment
The mainland launched two legal experiments in Shenzhen yesterday, setting up the country's first circuit court and a court in Qianhai that will feature a jury with members from Hong Kong.29 Jan 2015 - 3:39am 5 comments
A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that recently crashed on White House grounds says it is updating its drones to prohibit flight over the US capital.29 Jan 2015 - 12:07pm 1 comment
A bullhead shark stopped China’s naval flotilla in its tracks while it was conducting a military drill on an escort mission to the Gulf of Aden.29 Jan 2015 - 2:02pm 1 comment
An eye-catching stunt to pilot a drone over 10 kilometres of stunning Hong Kong countryside in order to deliver a chocolate bar to a friend took months of careful planning, one of the pilots has revealed.29 Jan 2015 - 10:06am 3 comments
Some call him a loose cannon due to his frequent slips of the tongue, but to others he is a godsend who can finally revamp Taipei.28 Jan 2015 - 11:25pm 3 comments
Apple users complained that some problems had still not been fixed after the tech giant released an update to its iOS 8 operating system on Wednesday.29 Jan 2015 - 1:59pm More on Apple
Apple’s quarterly profit rocketed to a corporate record US$18 billion at the end of last year on booming sales of big-screen iPhone models, especially in China.29 Jan 2015 - 1:11pm 1 comment More on Apple
Beijing has a crucial role to play in international climate talks to be held in Paris in December, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told Chinese state media on Wednesday, saying it was the key issue up for discussion between the two countries.28 Jan 2015 - 4:19pm
A mainland regulator's criticism of online shopping site Taobao leaves its parent, Alibaba Group, potentially vulnerable to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), punitive action by US regulators and US lawsuits by shareholders, given Alibaba's US listing, analysts say.29 Jan 2015 - 1:56am 2 comments
The expert also suggested that Beijing would be aiming to get the message further afield than just Japan.28 Jan 2015 - 5:19pm 24 comments
Five more people died of the flu yesterday, pushing this year's death toll to 64, as a Civic Party lawmaker called on the government to expand the availability of free flu vaccines.29 Jan 2015 - 8:41am 2 comments
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America's need for foreign oil is declining, while impatience with Saudi Arabia's ways is growing, shaking a once-tight relationship.29 Jan 2015 - 4:18am 2 comments
Four foreign domestic helpers were arrested in dawn raids yesterday morning on suspicion of breaking immigration laws by not living in their employers’ homes.29 Jan 2015 - 2:31pm 1 comment More on Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
A body was found inside a burnt out building in Yuen Long following an explosion this morning, firefighters said today.
A number of media reports have stated that the body found was that of a child.29 Jan 2015 - 2:25pm
Feudal tradition has allowed those in power to stay beyond the law, says commentary in party mouthpiece magazine29 Jan 2015 - 2:17pm
China will replicate some practices of Shanghai’s Free-trade Zone in other parts of the country, the State Council said, in its latest push to let markets play a bigger role in the economy.29 Jan 2015 - 1:52pm More on Shanghai Free-trade Zone
If true, the finding, which is based on recent commercial satellite imagery, will be an added worry for the United States and the North’s neighbours at a time of increasing animosity.29 Jan 2015 - 1:19pm More on North Korea
Jordan says it has received no assurance that one of its pilots captured by Islamic State insurgents was safe and that it would go ahead with a proposed prisoner swap only if he was freed.29 Jan 2015 - 10:58am
Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors by halting privatisation plans agreed under the country’s bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets.29 Jan 2015 - 2:11pm
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says the world must use the lessons from battling Ebola to prepare for any future "war" against a global killer disease, with the help of new technology.29 Jan 2015 - 10:09am 1 comment More on Ebola Virus
Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma is set to face a barrage of questions when the e-commerce giant reports quarterly earnings today, spurred by a government regulator's blistering accusation of widespread fraud.29 Jan 2015 - 9:46am 17 comments More on Alibaba
China’s stock regulator will inspect the stock margin trading business of 46 companies, the official Xinhua news agency said, amid concerns the country’s stock markets are becoming over-leveraged and vulnerable to a sudden reversal.29 Jan 2015 - 10:15am More on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
City Developments Ltd (CDL), a major developer in Singapore, is launching an aggressive push to market its joint-venture luxury hotel to lure travellers from Hong Kong.28 Jan 2015 - 6:43pm
Five years ago, Aloysius Lee Tse-sang returned to Singapore from Hong Kong after serving as chief executive of South Beach Consortium, a joint venture formed by City Developments Ltd (CDL) and other parties to head a S$3 billion (HK$17.3 billion) hotel-office-residential-retail development projec28 Jan 2015 - 6:46pm
Birdy Chu's multimedia show, It's just the beginning, at the Goethe-Institut Hongkong, documents the democracy protests from different angles.28 Jan 2015 - 11:42pm More on Occupy Central
HOUSE OF TANG Chinese restaurant at the Metropark Hotel Kowloon in Mong Kok is serving warming winter dishes until the end of February.28 Jan 2015 - 11:42pm
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