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Hong Kong marks 2nd anniversary of `Umbrella Revolution`

The anniversary of the "Umbrella Revolution" comes as tensions remain high in the semi-autonomous city, with fears growing that China is tightening its grip.

Taiwan braces for super typhoon Meranti

The super typhoon will likely dampen celebrations and disrupt traffic during the four-day Mid-autumn Festival holiday period starting Thursday.

Newly elected Hong Kong lawmaker Eddie Chu reports 'death threats'

A Hong Kong lawmaker advocating more autonomy from China who won a seat in landmark elections last weekend said Thursday he had received "death threats" before and since the polls as he reported them to police.

Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates retain veto in key vote

A group of young Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pulled off a stunning election victory, gaining a foothold in the southern Chinese city's legislature and setting the stage for a new round of political confrontations with Beijing, official results showed on Monday.

Divided Hong Kong goes to polls as Beijing watches

Hong Kong goes to the polls today in an election which for the first time sees young independence activists calling for a complete break from China running for office.

China's government flexes muscles with Uber, DreamWorks probes

China's government flexes muscles with Uber, DreamWorks probes

The Chinese government said on Friday it was investigating two high-profile takeover proposals involving US companies, the latest sign of its growing influence on whether deals are approved - even those appearing to have little impact in China.

Hong Kong records 188 new HIV cases

 A total of 188 new cases of HIV infection were reported in Hong Kong in the second quarter of 2016, health officials said on Tuesday.

This woman's jaw-dropping heroics on world's tallest skyscrapers will take your breath away - See Pics

This woman's jaw-dropping heroics on world's tallest skyscrapers will take your breath away - See Pics

'Rooftopping' by Insta-famous Angela Nikolau will take your breath away.

Hong Kong protest leaders may face jail as China tensions rise

Three leaders of Hong Kong`s "Umbrella Revolution" face possible jail sentences Monday over protests that sparked massive rallies in 2014, as fears grow that Beijing is closing its grip on the city.

Ex-Philippine leader meets senior China official to mend ties

Ramos took his characteristic informal approach to the press conference, asking reporters to stand beside him to ask questions and pose for the cameras.

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions: Ramos

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions: Ramos

China claims almost the entire South China Sea, through which more than USD 5 trillion of trade moves annually.

Anger as Hong Kong pro-independence leader barred from polls

Anger as Hong Kong pro-independence leader barred from polls

Hong Kong was returned from Britain to China in 1997 under an arrangement that guarantees civil liberties unseen on the mainland.

Typhoon Nida makes landfall in China after shutting down Hong Kong, hundreds stranded

Typhoon Nida, the strongest to have hit the Chinese coast in 33 years, today made a landfall in south China, packing winds of up to 151.2 kmph and causing major traffic disruptions and flight cancellations that left hundreds of people stranded.

UK and China regulators discuss framework for financial projects

UK and China regulators discuss framework for financial projects

British and Chinese securities watchdogs are discussing an agreement that will pave the way for landmark financial services projects between the countries, sources said, easing fears that Britain could be a less attractive partner for such deals after last month`s vote to leave the European Union.

US confirms journalist jailed by China is American citizen

US diplomats have not been granted permission by China to meet with James Wang, a jailed magazine publisher and naturalized American citizen, since his 2014 arrest in southern China, the Obama administration said.

China sends Hong Kong journalists to up to 5 years in prison

A southern Chinese court has sentenced four people, including at least two Hong Kong journalists, to prison on charges of running an illegal business after they reportedly sent copies of their sensitive political magazines to mainland China.

Chinese army bans Hong Kong`s Pokemon players from barracks

The Chinese army garrisoned in Hong Kong has warned people searching for Pikachu and other virtual monsters to stay off their premises, as Pokemon Go mania sweeps the smartphone-obsessed city.

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.