Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste and renewable energy company for 943.7 million euros (US$1.3 billion).
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden, and slam the U.S. for its surveillance programs., 1 Comment
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The former CIA employee who suddenly burst into headlines around the globe by revealing himself as the source of top-secret leaks about U.S. surveillance programs has just as quickly gone to ground again.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden was acclaimed Tuesday by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a “hero” defending personal liberty, but U.S. lawmakers clamored for the National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's immediate expulsion from his Hong Kong hideout to face justice at home.
A woman who Chinese officials said was 127 years old — although international authorities never recognized the claim — has died, relatives said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A senior pro-Beijing lawmaker said Monday that U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who is believed to be holed up in Hong Kong, should leave the city., 3 Comments
Monday, June 10, 2013
Thousands said farewell Sunday to a giant inflatable yellow rubber duck which has captivated Hong Kong, on its final day in the city's harbor before it heads to the United States.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
At least 119 people were killed in a fire which swept through a poultry processing plant in northeast China on Monday, local officials said, in what appeared to be the country's deadliest blaze for 12 years.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Senior Chinese military officials came ready to talk at a major regional security forum over the weekend, surprising delegates with a new sense of openness at a time when Beijing is making strident claims to territory across Asia's seas.