More than half of the 29 residential sites in Hong Kong's land sale programme have yet to complete the rezoning process, raising concerns about whether the city can meet the annual private housing...
Beijing has narrowed the controversial definition of "terrorism" in the revised draft of its counterterrorism law by removing a reference to "thought" as a crime.
Beijing’s framework for political reform in Hong Kong was far more restrictive than had been expected but was the best step forward to universal suffrage, the British Foreign Office said in a...
Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing has warned that Hongkongers, including himself, would be the losers if controversial political reforms fail to pass.
The legendary newsreel maker British Pathé has released its entire collection of historic films on YouTube, consisting of some 85,000 reports.
The abusive former employer of Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih was sentenced to six years in prison and fined HK$15,000 at the District Court this morning.
Norman Chan Tak-Lam today announced measures to cool Hong Kong's property market after the city's house prices had reached what he called an historical high.
A Hong Kong flat used to store the dismembered bodies of an elderly couple would have been a terrifying scene to a normal person, the Court of First Instance heard this morning.
Rural leaders will meet police to discuss security measures ahead of Sunday’s protest against parallel trading in Yuen Long as 500 officers were expected to be deployed in an effort to stop...
But, unlike the UK and USA, Leeson believes both Hong Kong and Singapore are better placed than other markets to avoid such wrongdoing.
At least ten people are believed to be missing after a speedboat allegedly used to transport illegal immigrants from mainland China capsized off Macau on Friday.
Chen Shih-chih became a hostage by accident – bumping into armed inmates at Kaohsiung Prison on February 11 as he belatedly ran to the scene 30 minutes after siege began
Beijing is committed to launching maritime cooperation with Sri Lanka amid concerns over the cancellation of a port development project in Colombo led by a Chinese company.
China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief...
More than 200 million rural households around the nation will be interviewed as part of efforts to prepare an accurate record of farming rights
The move, which appears to confirm Xie Zhenhua has retired, means it is unclear who will lead the Chinese team at crucial climate talks in Paris at the end of the year
A half-naked "mentally ill" young woman was rescued by internet activists after being locked in a room for five years by her Chinese family after a dispute with her mother.
Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death a blogger in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support freethinking values in the Muslim-majority...
The parliament in Germany, Europe’s largest economy and effective paymaster, on Friday overwhelmingly backed a four-month extension of Greece’s bailout programme by international creditors.