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In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 02:53

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbour erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronised nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water`s edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

China charges seven activists after Tiananmen memorial: Groups

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:30

Chinese police have charged seven activists who held a ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, rights groups said today. <br><br> The activists were formally accused yesterday of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" in the central province of Henan, the US-based group Chinese Human Rights Defenders said in a statement citing relatives.

China shows graphic footage of Xinjiang militant attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:20

Chinese state television on Tuesday showed dramatic footage of what the government calls terror attacks by Islamist militants from the far western region of Xinjiang, as it steps up its propaganda campaign to counter an upsurge in violence.

Multiple Xinjiang executions no answer to violence: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:38

When China put 13 people to death in one day for terrorism offences in mainly Muslim Xinjiang, it raised the spectre of the mass executions of years past. But experts say Beijing`s "strike hard" campaign is unlikely to curb mounting violence.

China sentences three to death over Tiananmen Square attack

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 17:49

China sentenced three people to death on Monday over a deadly attack at Beijing`s Tiananmen Square last October, state television reported, an incident blamed by the government on Islamist militants.

China sentences three to death for Tiananmen Square attack

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 10:29

China sentenced three people to death on Monday for a deadly attack at Beijing`s Tiananmen Square last October, state television reported, an incident blamed by the government on Islamist militants.

Chinese party newspaper says Western democracy only brings chaos

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 11:18

China`s top newspaper on Monday warned against aping Western-style democracy just a week after the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, pointing to Thailand and Ukraine as examples of the kind of chaos the system can bring.

China to deport Australian artist after Tiananmen remarks

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 11:06

A well-known Chinese-born Australian artist will be deported from China, Australian officials said on Friday, after he spoke about the 25th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing`s Tiananmen Square.

`Too boring` if the world follows same political system: Xi

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 20:31

President Xi Jinping Thursday defended the one-party rule in China saying the "world will be too boring" if all countries followed the same political system, a day after the world commemorated 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Information blackout ahead of Tiananmen anniversary condemned

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 20:05

Reporters Without Borders (RWB) has condemned the violation of freedom of information in the run-up to the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in the form of detention of journalists, censorship on social media and rendering Google and other web services inaccessible.

Dalai Lama, on Tiananmen anniversary, urges China to embrace democracy

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:49

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Wednesday by urging China to embrace democracy and offering prayers for the protest "martyrs".

White House urges China to account for Tiananmen victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 14:20

The White House on Wednesday urged China to account for those who were killed, detained or went missing in connection with the crackdown around Tiananmen Square 25 years ago and said it honored the memories of those who gave their lives in that protest.