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225 killed or missing in China rains; protests break out

225 killed or missing in China rains; protests break out

As many as 225 people have been killed or missing in heavy torrential rain and floods in China as thousands of angry residents took to streets over late disaster warning and ineffective rescue efforts.

China removed missiles from South China Sea islands ahead of UN verdict

China removed missiles from South China Sea islands ahead of UN verdict

China has removed its new generation surface-to-air missiles from a disputed island in the South China Sea after US withdrew its aircraft carrier ahead of a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal, a media report said on Saturday.

Hong Kong student leader pleads not guilty

A Hong Kong student protester pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple criminal charges over a demonstration against a pro-Beijing figure, a day after the conviction of an "Umbrella Revolution" leader was blasted by rights activists.

Hong Kong student leader Wong convicted for protests

Hong Kong student leader Wong convicted for protests

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was found guilty Thursday of participating in a protest that led to mass pro-democracy rallies, in a prosecution blasted as a "chilling warning" by rights campaigners.

China warns independence candidates in Hong Kong election

China warned Wednesday against Hong Kong pro-independence parties running in the city`s upcoming elections as the movement gains traction among some young campaigners.

Doubt cast on German train attacker`s nationality

German authorities have cast doubt on whether a teenager who went on an axe rampage on a Bavarian train was really an Afghan refugee, saying Wednesday he might have been from Pakistan.

GOP platform adopts tough posture against China

Adopting a tough posture against China, the Republican party has said it can't allow Beijing to continue with its policies on several fronts.

Spine-chilling video of road rage incident in Hong Kong: Watch

Spine-chilling video of road rage incident in Hong Kong: Watch

A spine-chilling video of a road rage incident in Hong Kong has gone viral on the Internet.

Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia will also get a taste of India's Amrapali mango

Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia will also get a taste of India's Amrapali mango

The little-known Amrapali mango grown in Bankura district of West Bengal has now found buyers in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

China rights lawyer and family `threatened` after new book

A leading Chinese dissident lawyer and his relatives have been "threatened" since his daughter spoke about his controversial new book in Hong Kong this week, the daughter and activists said Friday.

Protests in Hong Kong over bookseller detention in China

Members of pro-democracy party Demosisto shouted "Defend the freedoms of Hong Kongers!"

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks open higher after sell-off

 Hong Kong stocks climbed more than one percent in the first few minutes of trade Friday.

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks down at open

Shares fell in Hong Kong and Shanghai after the open on Thursday following the previous day`s gains. 

`Missing` bookseller returns to Hong Kong, seeks end to probe

Lam Wing-kee is one of five Hong Kong-based booksellers who published salacious titles critical of Beijing and disappeared at the end of last year.

Explore! Macau has much more than casinos to offer

Explore! Macau has much more than casinos to offer

When Macau springs to mind, a vision of grand glittering casinos surfaces.

Hong Kong pro-democracy protester tells court of police `assault`

A pro-democracy protester told Wednesday how he was kicked and punched during mass rallies in 2014 as seven police officers stood trial over the attack, which was captured on film and beamed around the world.

Sex workers suffer ''horrific'' rape, beatings and discrimination: Report

From Papua New Guinea to Argentina, Hong Kong and Norway, researchers consistently found cases of sex workers being physically and sexually abused by clients and the police.

Hong Kong protest leader Wong released after bid to stop China official

Hong Kong is semi-autonomous after being returned to China by Britain in 1997, with much greater freedoms than seen on the mainland.

Hong Kong protests as top China official visits

China's Zhang Dejiang kicked off his Hong Kong visit Tuesday by promising to listen to political demands from across society.

China's No 3 leader to "listen" to Hong Kong demands as independence calls grow

A top ranked Chinese official began a rare visit to Hong Kong on Tuesday vowing to listen to residents` political concerns.