Hong Kong marks 2nd anniversary of 'Umbrella Revolution'

Bookseller Lam Wing-kee wants to live a normal life as police end protection

The refugee life of a North Korean defector in Hong Kong

Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres dies at 93

Hong Kong marks 2nd anniversary of 'Umbrella Revolution'

September 29, 2016

Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters with yellow umbrellas hold three minutes' silence outside the city's government offices to mark the second anniversary of mass protests challenging Beijing.

Bookseller Lam Wing-kee wants to live a normal life as police end protection

September 27, 2016

After revealing details of his eight-month incarceration on the mainland, Causeway Bay bookseller Lam Wing-kee was offered round-the-clock police protection in early July after he felt threatened by strangers following him. Recently he requested police to withdraw his protection as he wishes to lead a normal life.

 

(Photo: SCMP's Edward Wong)

Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres dies at 93

September 28, 2016

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres has died in Tel Aviv at the age of 93, according to Israel Radio, two weeks after suffering a stroke. (Photo: Xinhua)