Taiwan dissatisfied with Philippine response

2013-05-15 13:28:06

Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou is strongly dissatisfied with the Philippine response to the fatal maritime shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by a Philippine Coast Guard ship, an island spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Philippines' explanation utterly untenable

2013-05-11 21:35:33

The explanation Philippine authorities have offered on Thursday's killing of a fisherman from China's Taiwan region is utterly untenable.

Taipei suspends city exchanges with Philippines

2013-05-11 20:24:35

Taipei mayor Hau Lung-bin announced on Saturday the suspension of inter-city exchanges with the Philippines after a Taiwanese fisherman was shot dead by Philippine coast guards at sea.China condemns fisherman's death

Body of fisherman back to Taiwan

2013-05-11 11:19:09

The body of a Taiwanese fisherman, killed in a shooting incident by Philippine coast guard on the sea, was taken back to Taiwan early Saturday morning.

Killed fisherman renowned for squid fishing

2013-05-11 08:50:20

Hung Shih-cheng, from Taiwan's Pingtung county, had been working as a fisherman for more than 50 years.

Taiwan demands apology from Philippines

2013-05-10 17:26:13

Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou on Friday demanded an apology and compensation from the Philippines after a Taiwanese fisherman was shot and killed by the Philippine Coast Guard.

Dockers lost HK$10m in wages

2013-05-10 11:30:23

Dockers ending their strike have lost more than HK$10 million in wages, according to government estimates, while the dispute's economic impact on the city container port will not be known until the release of statistics next week.

HK chief executive lauds dock strike mediators

2013-05-07 19:49:07

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung on Tuesday commended the efforts of officials in mediating between workers and employers.

Direct flights to link Inner Mongolia, Taiwan

2013-05-07 17:25:03

Taiwan-based EVA Air will begin direct flights in early June from Hohhot.

12 Mainlanders injured in Taiwan bus collision

2013-05-05 21:48:24

Twelve Chinese mainland travellers sustained minor injuries on Sunday afternoon as a result of a rear-end collision of two tourist buses in the Hualien County on Taiwan's eastern coast, local authorities said.

HK property sales drop 36 pct in April

2013-05-03 18:44:15

Hong Kong recorded 4,387 sale and purchase agreements for all building units in April, down 35.9 percent on March, and 59 percent year-on-year, the Hong Kong Lands Registry announced Friday.

HK approves $2.8 m for quake relief

2013-05-03 17:21:55

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has approved five grants totalling 21.718 million HK dollars (about $2.8 million) to five relief agencies undertaking relief projects for earthquake victims in Sichuan.