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China slams US commission's interference over Hong Kong

China slams US commission's interference over Hong Kong

China on Thursday slammed a hearing of a US commission over issues concerning Hong Kong.

What an engineering marvel! China is building world's longest sea crossing - Here's its AMAZING VIDEO

What an engineering marvel! China is building world's longest sea crossing - Here's its AMAZING VIDEO

In yet another engineering marvel, China is building a 50-km bridge to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong protester jailed over anti-China clashes

A Hong Kong technician was jailed for four years and nine months today for rioting and arson during anti-China protests last year, in the harshest punishment yet over the unrest.

Hong Kong activist jailed over Umbrella Movement protest

A Hong Kong democracy activist was jailed today over Umbrella Movement mass protests while nine more campaigners face charges, as fears grow that freedoms are under threat in the semi-autonomous city.

Hong Kong leader-elect Carrie Lam says "very determined" to tackle housing problem

Hong Kong-leader elect Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she is "very determined" to tackle the city's housing problem when she becomes chief executive later this year. 

Hong Kong targets activists day after vote

Police cracked down on Hong Kong democracy activists Monday saying they would be charged over the Umbrella Movement mass protests, a day after a pro-Beijing candidate was chosen as the city's new leader.

Pro-China Carrie Lam becomes Hong Kong's 1st woman leader

Pro-China Carrie Lam becomes Hong Kong's 1st woman leader

Lam, 59, won 777 votes from the 1,194-member Election Committee, made up of mostly Beijing-loyalists. She is the first woman to be elected to the post.

Davis Cup: Pakistan's tennis authorities disappointed after Hong Kong backs out over security concern

Davis Cup: Pakistan's tennis authorities disappointed after Hong Kong backs out over security concern

"It is time foreign teams realised that Pakistan is capable of providing the best security and hospitality for them. The PSL final was recently held in Lahore despite tough conditions. What more does Pakistan have to prove to foreign teams

China slams US election `farce` in annual rights report

Beijing on Thursday accused American politicians of corruption and hypocrisy in its yearly rebuttal to US criticisms of China`s human rights record, saving an extra heaping of invective for the country`s divisive presidential race.

Over 3,000 smuggled tortoises seized in China

Over 3,000 smuggled tortoises seized in China

More than 3,300 live tortoises smuggled from Hong Kong were seized in China's Guangdong province, officials said.

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Heavy-handed policing is rare in Hong Kong and the case triggered public outrage and deepened tension during the protests in which clashes erupted occasionally.

Hong Kong police guilty over attack on democracy protester

Seven Hong Kong police officers were found guilty Tuesday of assaulting a protester during pro-democracy rallies in 2014, in an attack that was captured on film and beamed around the world.

Missing China billionaire taken from Hong Kong hotel in wheelchair

Missing China-born billionaire Xiao Jianhua was whisked in a wheelchair from a luxury Hong Kong hotel in the early hours of Jan 27 with his head covered, a source close to the businessman told Reuters.

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia is considering turning over Edward Snowden as a "gift" to US President Donald Trump who had said the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower deserves to be executed for being a spy, according to a senior American intelligence official.

Hong Kong subway arson attack injures 18

Hong Kong police today said 18 people were injured in an arson attack on a subway train during rush hour the previous night

'Abduction' of China tycoon sparks fear in Hong Kong

The mystery over the reported abduction from Hong Kong of a Chinese billionaire deepened today after a newspaper advert appeared in his name pledging loyalty to China, in a case that has heightened fears over Beijing's meddling.

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying slams independence movement in final speech

Hong Kong`s unpopular pro-Beijing leader Leung Chun-ying faced protests Wednesday as he spoke out against the city`s independence movement in his final policy address.

Kyrgyzstan searches for more victims at plane crash site

Kyrgyzstan was observing a national day of mourning on Tuesday as rescuers searched for more bodies in the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed into a village outside the capital.

Hong Kong confirms city''s second death this season of H7N9 bird flu

The man, who travelled to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-December and was hospitalized in the neighbouring city of Dongguan earlier this week, died from H7N9.

Ex-Hong Kong chief executive appears in court as trial in graft case begins

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appeared in the court on Tuesday for the start of his trial on corruption charges.