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  • Oct 24, 2014
  • Updated: 3:34pm

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:02am

Protesters in "Umbrella Plaza", Admiralty, will be polled on whether student leaders should accept the government's offers made at talks on Tuesday on ending nearly a month of sit-ins.

24 Oct 2014 - 7:24am

All the evidence in the city's most high-profile graft trial in recent history has been presented to the jury tasked with passing the verdict on former government No 2 Rafael Hui Si-yan and the...

24 Oct 2014 - 7:09am

Today's poll

  • Yes: 50%
  • No: 50%
24 Oct 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 983

Hong Kong

Former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa spoke out about Occupy Central on Friday, urging protesters to leave the streets and dismissing speculation of a military intervention by Beijing.

24 Oct 2014 - 2:34pm

Expats with a sweet tooth now have a shop to rekindle memories of how they spent their childhood pocket money.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:06pm

A new breed of "overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed" people is emerging in Hong Kong, aided by the bad air and a slack attitude towards healthy living.

24 Oct 2014 - 11:16am

Plans to set up an innovation and technology bureau are facing a further delay after Legislative Council meeting had to be adjourned because there weren't enough lawmakers in attendance.

24 Oct 2014 - 7:26am

Protesters in "Umbrella Plaza", Admiralty, will be polled on whether student leaders should accept the government's offers made at talks on Tuesday on ending nearly a month of sit-ins.

24 Oct 2014 - 7:24am

All the evidence in the city's most high-profile graft trial in recent history has been presented to the jury tasked with passing the verdict on former government No 2 Rafael Hui Si-yan and the...

24 Oct 2014 - 7:09am

China

Police in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province have arrested more than 120 people and seized around 1,300 relics in relation to 144 cases of tomb raiding.

Authorities there described it as the “...

Updated 24 Oct 2014 - 3:16pm

A yellow alert has been issued for Beijing as forecasters warned moderate to heavy smog would blanket the capital and surrounding regions until Sunday.

The official air quality index (AQI)...

24 Oct 2014 - 1:42pm

Guangzhou's non-government sector fears an imminent clampdown after city authorities said they were considering new measures against "illegal" social organisations.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:16am

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:02am

The Communist Party ended its fourth plenum with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:01am

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:28pm

Asia

The governor of Tokyo said he believed a rift-healing summit would take place between the leaders of China and Japan next month, as he touted the economic benefits Chinese tourists brought to his...

24 Oct 2014 - 8:12am

World

The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada’s parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family. His...

Updated 24 Oct 2014 - 3:34pm

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