6.7-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan, no reports on casualties yet

2016-02-06 06:44:09

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Kaohsiung of Taiwan at a depth of 15 kilometers at 03:57 am Beijing Time on Saturday. No immediate reports on damage yet.

6.4-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan: CENC

2016-02-06 04:31:47

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area near Tainan of Taiwan at 03:57 am Beijing Time on Saturday, according to the initial measurement made by China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

H7 bird flu virus detected in Macao market

2016-02-04 09:34:52

An H7 avian flu virus was detected in samples of poultry sold in Macao's street market, officials from Macao's Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) and the Health Bureau (SSM) said Wednesday.

Cross-Straits stability and peace is 'irresistible trend'

2016-02-03 08:16:45

The Chinese mainland will work to maintain peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits and contain "Taiwan independence" activities, the nation's top political adviser said on Tuesday.

6.2-magnitude quake jolts waters near Taiwan: CENC

2016-02-03 00:43:01

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit waters close to northeast coast of Taiwan at a depth of 200 kilometers at 10:19 p.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday, according to China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

Billionaire donates 300 mln yuan to cyber security training

2016-02-02 20:49:00

Philanthropist Henry Cheng, chair of Hong Kong jeweller Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd., donated 300 million yuan ($45.6 million dollars) to China Internet Development Foundation (CIDF) on Tuesday to support cyber security training.

Taiwan chemical plant on fire, 2 hospitalized

2016-02-01 13:28:52

Two people have been hospitalized, one with no signs of life, after a chemical plant caught fire in Taichung of central Taiwan on Monday morning.

Chemical plant in central Taiwan on fire, two missing: media

2016-02-01 09:35:37

A chemical plant in Taichung of central Taiwan caught fire Monday morning, with two workers missing, local media said.

Poor lending hits 2015 profits for Hong Kong banks

2016-01-29 18:48:12

Hong Kong lenders were hit by weaker profitability in 2015, as margins were squeezed by rising deposits but slower loan growth, the SAR’s de facto central bank said on Friday.

Ma Ying-jeou visits Taiping Island

2016-01-28 20:44:07

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-Jeou visited Taiping Island, the largest island in the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday.

HK retail faces structural trouble, DBS warns

2016-01-28 19:12:33

Hong Kong's struggling retail industry is bracing for a "structural rather than cyclical recession" and an economic recovery in the Chinese mainland may not be enough to boost the sagging sector, multinational banker DBS has warned.

Feng Shui Index points to sharp swings in Year of the Monkey

2016-01-28 18:46:07

The Hang Seng Index is expected to have a decent start for the Year of the Monkey, followed by some volatility, a mid-year downward swing and then a recovery, according to the CLSA Feng Shui Index, the popular tongue-in-cheek annual financial forecast for Hong Kong's benchmark index.