Chinese Olympic medallists take Hong Kong by storm

Hong Kong localist groups differ on future status of the city

Final respects in Italy for earthquake victims

France's top court suspends burqini ban in French Riviera town

Chinese Olympic medallists take Hong Kong by storm

August 28, 2016

China’s Olympic medallists had a packed schedule on the second day of their visit to Hong Kong. The star athletes showed off their world-class skills in front of thousands of fans, and got up close and personal with members of the public.

 

Photo: SCMP's Felix Wong

Hong Kong localist groups differ on future status of the city

August 29, 2016

As the fears of China's tightening grip on Hong Kong grow, the localist groups have adopted different perspective on how to safeguard the city's autonomy. Hong Kong Indigenous party¹s Edward Leung upholds the idea of Hong Kong independence from China. However, Dr. Cheng Chung-tai, member of the Civic Passion, sees amending the Basic Law as an alternative to strive for more autonomy for the city. 

Final respects in Italy for earthquake victims

August 28, 2016

Mourners applaud to show their respect for 35 victims of Italy's earthquake, as their coffins are placed in hearses following a state funeral. (Photo: Reuters)

France's top court suspends burqini ban in French Riviera town

August 27, 2016

France's highest administrative court suspends a controversial ban on the burqini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups. (Photo: Reuters)