Enough is enough! Those student hotheads at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have so far been handled with kid gloves and the leniency of the authorities so often demonstrated over the recent months of never-ending trouble has merely served to encourage them to further excesses.
Some 300 rioters clashed with Hong Kong police after a clearance operation on illegal hawkers from late Monday to Tuesday morning.
A 28-year-old Vietnamese woman was pulled from debris Monday in Tainan, after three, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued.
A woman was pulled out alive from under the debris of a collapsed residential complex in Tainan city in southern Taiwan some 52 hours after a 6.7-magnitude quake struck the island.
A second survivor was rescued Monday mornign from under the debris of a collapsed residential building in southern Taiwan some 56 hours after a 6.7-magnitude quake struck.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Sunday conveyed condolences to the victims in the strong earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on early Saturday.
Previous reports said 462 people were injured in the quake. Over 350 people have been rescued in Tainan city. The rescue is still underway.
The mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits sent a letter to Straits Exchange Foundation offering rescue assistance if needed.
Most travel agencies and local tourism authorities on Chinese mainland report no casualties of mainland tourists in Taiwan 10 hours after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Kaohsiung at 03:57 am Beijing Time on Saturday.
While addressing at a festive gathering for the incoming Chinese Lunar New Year on the morning of 6 February, Premier Li Keqiang sent profound condolences to Taiwan compatriots for the strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit Kaohsiung earlier in the day.
Rescue workers race against time to find earthquake survivors in Taiwan