8:05 pm December 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.
7:48 pm December 20, 2014 | No Comment
The grandfather of a Chinese HIV-positive boy has defended his support for a petition to banish him from their village, media reported Saturday, in a case that has sparked intense soul-searching in China.
10:38 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
Friday’s verdict, which saw 63-year-old Thomas Kwok found guilty of corruption but Raymond, 61, cleared of all charges, has left questions over the next step for the family empire. The marathon trial centered around claims the brothers had bribed former chief secretary Rafael Hui to be their “eyes and ears” in the government.
7:21 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
A Japanese Internet activist and academic is challenging a new state secrets law by setting up a website aimed at making it easier for government officials to leak sensitive information to the media without getting caught.
6:56 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
China arrested on Friday a Korean American Christian aid worker who was being held near the country's border with North Korea, signaling a toughening crackdown on Christian activists in the sensitive region.
1:37 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
By night, Ieong Man Teng was dealing baccarat to gamblers at the Wynn Macau casino. By day, he was mobilizing thousands of fellow dealers to protest on the street for better working conditions and higher pay.
1:37 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
Bangladesh's rapid development on the doorstep of the ecologically fragile Sundarbans means "environmental disasters" like this month's oil spill in the massive delta are increasingly likely, experts warn.
12:51 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
An Australian mother-of-four was charged in Malaysia with the capital crime of drug trafficking on Friday, but her lawyers insisted she was innocently duped into carrying a bag that appeared to contain only clothing.
11:59 am December 19, 2014 | No Comment
A senior media adviser for Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer, whose party holds the balance of power in the Senate, has been arrested as part of an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of a bank executive on an Indonesian island.
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