HK youth told not to agitate for separation

2016-04-13 08:31:47

It is the responsibility of both the government and the community to educate misinformed youths about China's sovereignty over Hong Kong, the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Leung Chun-ying, said.

Mainland's Taiwan affairs chief urges adherence to 1992 Consensus

2016-04-12 23:48:40

The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief has said that mainland policies on Taiwan remain unchanged and urged the island to stick to the 1992 Consensus as the political foundation for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations.

Hong Kong seeks to reverse slide in mainland visitors

2016-04-12 07:39:02

A rule limiting visitors from Shenzhen to one trip a week has added momentum to a dive in Hong Kong's visitor numbers - with merchants calling for a review of the measure as the government readies a marketing makeover.

Budding legacy of an eternal prize

2016-04-11 17:44:30

Lui Che-woo wishes to serve the global community by recognizing achievements in the sustainable development of resources, the betterment of human welfare and enhancement of positive energy, with a 'prize for world civilization'.

Food prices push up Taiwan inflation

2016-04-07 14:42:43

Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 2 percent year on year in March, mainly due to food prices rising at the fastest pace since August 2012, the island's statistics agency said on Thursday.

State Council appoints head of HK's immigration department

2016-04-05 11:33:10

The State Council, China's Cabinet, on Tuesday appointed Tsang Kwok-wai as director of the Immigration Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, replacing Chan Kwok-ki.

HK's oldest free broadcaster ATV goes off air

2016-04-02 01:54:57

Hong Kong's embattled Asia Television (ATV) shut down midnight Friday, ending its 59 years of broadcasting service.

Mainland, HK police nab nearly 3,000 illegal immigrants in joint operation

2016-03-31 17:01:08

Mainland and Hong Kong police have arrested 2,943 illegal immigrants in a joint operation to crack down on growing human smuggling.

HK limits immunizations for nonlocal children

2016-03-31 07:41:16

Children's public health clinics in Hong Kong will place a monthly cap on services for nonlocal children following a surge in requests by mainland residents in the wake of the expired vaccine scare.

Grief, anger engulf Taiwan as suspected killer of girl arrested

2016-03-30 11:28:22

Wang Ching-yu, a suspect in the beheading of a four-year-old girl, is escorted to a detention center in Taipei, Taiwan, March 29, 2016. The random killing is said to have taken place as the victim was cycling toward a metro station with her mother.

Beheading of girl sparks death penalty debate in Taiwan

2016-03-30 07:47:33

The death of a 4-year-old girl, who was beheaded on Monday in a knife attack in Taiwan, has sparked widespread public anger on the island and criticism of calls to abolish the death penalty.

New KMT chief 'to remain on peaceful path'

2016-03-28 03:39:19

Hung Hsiu-chu, the newly elected chairwoman of the Kuomintang in Taiwan, is expected to remain on a track of peaceful development.