At least two dead in Taiwan earthquake

Where Chinese flock to buy Hong Kong goods: Shenzhen's free-trade zone

Hungry sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

What is Zika?

At least two dead in Taiwan earthquake

February 6, 2016

At least two people are dead and 100 more feared trapped following the collapse of a 17-story building in Taiwan, after a 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island. 

Where Chinese flock to buy Hong Kong goods: Shenzhen's free-trade zone

February 5, 2016

The CTF HOKO shopping mall, operated by a joint venture led by Hong Kong jewellery giant Chow Tai Fook Group, stands in the heart of the Qianhai free-trade zone, about a 30-minute drive from downtown Shenzhen. Qianhai, along with other six regions, are the first batch of pilot projects to reduce taxes charged for imported goods.

The initiative is part of an attempt by the Chinese government to shift the nation’s economy from an export and investment-driven model to a consumption-driven model. It has been gradually relaxing its consumption related taxes in the past two years.

Hungry sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

February 5, 2016

A sea lion pup is found sitting at a booth in a San Diego restaurant, prompting a call to SeaWorld for help.

What is Zika?

February 5, 2016

The Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, has been predicted by the World Health Organization to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile.