Palestinians break taboo, seek Israeli citizenship

China rejects criticism of Tibetan resettlement program

HSBC profits boom on the back of Asian growth

Hong Kong activists join bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'

Palestinians break taboo, seek Israeli citizenship

August 4, 2015

More and more Palestinians with permanent residency in East Jerusalem are applying for Israeli citizenship -- while defying taboo. (Photo: Reuters) 

China rejects criticism of Tibetan resettlement program

August 4, 2015

China is rejecting criticism of its program to build settlements for Tibetan nomads, saying that resettlement has been based on "what the masses want". 

HSBC profits boom on the back of Asian growth

August 3, 2015

HSBC reports second-quarter earnings, reporting a 10% rise year-on-year. (Photo: Reuters) 

Hong Kong activists join bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'

August 3, 2015

About 200 protesters including men wearing bras stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast. (Photo: EPA)