Cheung Chau residents parade to celebrate Hong Kong's annual Tai Ping Festival

Year of the Dragon toddlers compete for top school spots

Abandoned London station awaits new tenant

World's first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan

Cheung Chau residents parade to celebrate Hong Kong's annual Tai Ping Festival

May 25, 2015

Political satire came to Cheung Chau Monday afternoon when children in lavish costumes poked fun at Hong Kong’s leaders during the Piu Sik parade before the Bun Scrambling Competition – the highlight of its annual Tai Ping festival.(Photo: EPA) 

Year of the Dragon toddlers compete for top school spots

May 25, 2015

Hong Kong's parents send their toddlers to interview classes, in a bid to beat fierce competition for a seat in a good kindergarten.

Abandoned London station awaits new tenant

May 25, 2015

The tunnels have been gathering dust for more than 80 years, but a disused station beneath the streets of central London could soon be turned into a museum, art gallery, or even a bar.

World's first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan

May 24, 2015

Smartphone users in Japan can unlock their phones with the blink of an eye, as the country's biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo launches the world's first iris recognition smartphone.