An artist's view of Occupy Hong Kong in water-colours

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

After Occupy Hong Kong began, local artist Queenie Chan decided to come to Admiralty to participate. She recently graduated from an art program and felt that sketching scenes of the protests was the best way she could contribute. 

Hong Kong lawmaker James Tien axed from CPPCC after calling for CY Leung to resign

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

The Liberal Party's James Tien Pei-chun has insisted Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying should consider quitting to encourage political reconciliation - hours after the nation's top political advisory body expelled him for making just that demand. 

Hundreds feared buried alive in Sri Lanka mudslide

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

About 300 people are feared buried alive after monsoon rains triggered a landslide at a Sri Lankan tea estate, in what could be the nation's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami that killed more than 30,000.

Hong Kong protesters mark one month of Umbrella Movement

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

A sea of umbrellas covered all three Occupy Central protest sites yesterday as thousands observed an 87-second silence to mark one month since police fired 87 rounds of tear gas to disperse crowds at the start of the pro-democracy rallies.