After almost 60 days of occupation, a court-ordered clearance operation finally began on Tuesday, starting with the removal of barricades and tents on Argyle Street. By Wednesday afternoon, traffic was again flowing through one of Mong Kok’s busiest intersections.
An acute mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus, dengue fever can be found in tropical and sub-tropical regions. It is especially endemic in many countries in Southeast Asia.
Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.
Drawings by SCMP’s Adolfo Arranz during the first month of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong
In the 25 years since Apec was established, it has expanded from a loose grouping of a dozen countries to a regional bloc of 21 economies.
What does 200 million yuan in cash look like? A graphic representation of Wei Pengyuan's alleged pile of corrupt money.
China executed about 2,400 people last year, according to estimates by the US-based Dui Hua Foundation. That total is down from about 12,000 in 2000.
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