Hundreds of hardline nationalists gathered outside the United Nations’ office in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Saturday to protest against a visit by the UN human rights chief who will assess Sri Lanka’s progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.
Manchester United’s tentative resurgence will be tested this Sunday when Louis van Gaal pits his side against a Chelsea team slowly finding their feet under his countryman Guus Hiddink.
Jose Mourinho is the latest big name being courted by Chinese football as it aims to become a major player.
The former Chelsea boss was in Shanghai last month with his agent Jorge Mendes to meet with Zhang Dazhong, the chief of Alibaba’s new sports division.
The extent of lead contamination in the city’s drinking water is significantly greater and more widespread than previously suggested, according to an expert report submitted to a government-appointed commission of inquiry into the scandal.
With no end in sight to the debate on a request for an extra HK$19.6 billion in funding for the high-speed railway, the Legislative Council’s Finance Committee spent much of its time on Friday debating whether to adjourn the debate instead.
This is the time of the year when Lo Kin-hei stays at his Ap Lei Chau office and constituency, writing hundreds of fai chun – traditional calligraphy scrolls for good luck – to residents in Lei Tung Estate ahead of Lunar New Year.
An article by a young activist on conflicts between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students on city campuses has gone viral, with opinion sharply divided.
Police believe that a vandal who stood and on the bonnet of a high-end BMW sedan and smashed a concrete block through its windscreen in a busy Chinese city probably harboured a grudge against rich people, mainland media reports.
A bus driver escaped serious injury when his vehicle careered out of control and rammed into five vehicles in Hung Hom during the morning rush hour on Friday.
Fewer than half the fashion houses that unveiled spring haute couture collections on the catwalks of Paris last week were French.