Fredric Mao, named best director at the Hong Kong Drama Awards no less than five times, is a Shanghai-born, Hong Kong-bred artist who studied Peking opera in his early days and launched his career in the United States. When he says he believes Hong Kong combines the best of the East and the best of the West, you can believe him.
Thousands of mourners on Tuesday filed past the coffin of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, bidding farewell to a charismatic activist whose brazen assassination shocked the country.
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers hand themselves in to police over their involvement in mass protests for free elections, the latest step in a widespread investigation which has been accused of intimidation. (Cover photo: AFP)
Flying high around the world but booted by its next-door neighbor. Alibaba has been given its marching orders in Taiwan. Officials ordering the Chinese e-trade giant to get out within six months, claiming it has violated rules required for a Chinese company. (Cover photo: Reuters)