Protest turned riot in Mongkok, Hong Kong: scenes from the chaos

Video from above showing policeman being knocked down: Mongkok protest over street food sellers

Meet the 'pyro' behind the Chinese New Year fireworks since 1997

Survivors hauled to safety after Taiwan quake

Protest turned riot in Mongkok, Hong Kong: scenes from the chaos

February 9, 2016

One of Hong Kong’s busiest districts was in virtual lockdown this morning after a night of violence which saw the police open fire with two “warning shots” as protesters launched missiles and set fires as a crackdown on illegal street food hawkers escalated into what some witnesses described as a ‘riot’.

Video from above showing policeman being knocked down: Mongkok protest over street food sellers

February 9, 2016

One of Hong Kong’s busiest districts was in virtual lockdown this morning after a night of violence which saw the police open fire with two “warning shots” as protesters launched missiles and set fires as a crackdown on illegal street food hawkers escalated into what some witnesses described as a ‘riot’.

Meet the 'pyro' behind the Chinese New Year fireworks since 1997

February 8, 2016

Meet the man who's made every major celebration go with a bang since 1997, as he prepares 4.5 tonnes of fireworks for Hong Kong's celebration of the Year of the Monkey on the second day of Lunar New Year holiday.

Survivors hauled to safety after Taiwan quake

February 6, 2016

A powerful earthquake topples buildings in southern Taiwan, triggering frantic efforts to rescue those feared trapped.