The audacious theft of a HK$36 million diamond necklace from a high-end Tsim Sha Shui shopping centre is just one of a series of similar crimes carried out across the region.
Last year, the number of Chinese tourists exceeded the Maldivian indigenous population for the first time.
Paul Phua Wei-seng, the former Macau junket operator facing illegal bookmaking charges in Las Vegas, is 'assisting the Malaysian government in matters of national security'.
Groups of men blocked roads in Nicaragua to protest against a Chinese-financed interoceanic canal's ground-breaking ceremony last night.
As Beijing's crackdown on corruption continues, top figures in Macau's casino junket sector are coming under scrutiny ahead of a visit to the city later this week by President Xi Jinping.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to visit China next month, senior members of her political party said.
An alleged breach of procedure by the FBI could jeopardise the prosecution of alleged gambling kingpin Paul Phua Wei-seng in Las Vegas as lawyers filed a motion to suppress testimony he provided during a raid.
Chinese internet watchdogs are looking into ways to regulate the country’s booming market in smartphone applications in an effort to rein in privacy leaks and malware.
Two more protesters who were among the dozens of people arrested on Wednesday have told their version of events and expressed their anger over how Hong Kong police handled the clearing of Lung Wo Road.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that another stabbing spree in China’s western Xinjiang region last Friday has claimed up to eight lives, including a pregnant police officer.
Chinese underworld traders are now making inroads into "crypto-markets", the notorious trading places of contraband goods and untraceable digital currencies, in the "deep web" where sites are not reachable by search engines.
FireChat has seen explosive growth in Hong Kong since it became the app of choice last week in the city's Occupy Central pro-democracy movement.
Twitter conversations peaked at 12 tweets per second on Sunday as the world watched Hong Kong's civil disobedience movement for genuine democracy unfold.
A mobile messaging application that operates without internet has seen large numbers of new sign-ups from Hong Kong as demonstrators scrambled for alternative means of communication.