Experts suggest building renovations after Taiwan quake

2016-02-16 00:07:35

Experts said Monday at a forum that local authorities in Taiwan should step up renovation of old buildings to protect people from earthquakes, after a quake in Tainan earlier this month claimed 116 lives.

Mainland's Taiwan affairs chief expresses condolences over Taiwan quake again

2016-02-15 14:35:03

Zhang Zhijun, the Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief, on Monday conveyed condolences from leaders of the mainland to the victims of the strong earthquake that struck southern Taiwan more than a week ago.

Top central gov't official in HK condemns radical separatists for riot

2016-02-14 17:14:06

Top Chinese central government official strongly condemned separatist forces behind a mob violence in Mong Kok during the Spring Fesival holiday.

Taiwan quake death toll at 116 as search ends

2016-02-13 21:21:04

The death toll from an earthquake that struck southern Taiwan a week ago stood at 116 by Saturday, and the searching has come to an end as the missing were all accounted for.

108 dead, 9 missing a week after Taiwan quake

2016-02-13 11:05:02

The death toll from the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan's Tainan city on Feb. 6 had climbed to 108 by 7 a.m. Saturday, with nine still missing.

Prayers said for earthquake victims

2016-02-13 00:36:44

More than 100 Buddhists gathered at the Guangji temple in Beijing, to mourn the victims and pray for their relatives.

China refutes British latest six-monthly report on Hong Kong

2016-02-13 00:36:44

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday refuted the British government's latest six-monthly report to parliament on Hong Kong, urging Britain to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs.

Heads of HK disciplinary forces condemn violence

2016-02-13 00:16:34

The heads of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's law enforcement departments Friday strongly condemned the violent acts that took place in the Mong Kok riot earlier this week.

64 now in jail after Hong Kong riot

2016-02-12 07:23:22

Hong Kong police arrested another person on Wednesday suspected of being involved in the Monday night Mongkok riot in Fanling.

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 55

2016-02-11 10:47:42

The death toll from the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday had climbed to 55 as of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, with more than 80 people missing.

Number of police injured in HK riot rises to 90

2016-02-09 19:12:00

Nearly 90 police officers have been injured in a clash with rioters following a clearance operation on illegal hawkers in Mong Kok, a busy local commercial district, from late Monday to Tuesday morning.

HK chief executive condemns riot, supports police to restore order

2016-02-09 13:37:22

Some 300 rioters clashed with Hong Kong police, injuring 48 officers, after a clearance operation on illegal hawkers from late Monday to Tuesday morning.