Taiwan's ruling KMT party has new chairman

2015-01-18 09:27:16

Taiwan's New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu was elected chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in an uncontested election on Saturday.

HK bans poultry imports from Japan on avian influenza

2015-01-16 19:18:32

Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in view of an outbreak of H5 avian influenza announced by the Japanese authorities, the city's Center for Food Safety (CFS) said on Friday.

Mainland to continue talks with Taiwan over new flight routes

2015-01-14 19:56:29

Cross-Straits aviation departments have maintained negotiations on the issue and carried out two rounds of meetings already.

Hong Kong to set up Youth Development Fund

2015-01-14 15:22:16

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government will set up a HK$300 million ($38.7 million) Youth Development Fund to support innovative youth development activities.

HK chief executive calls for vigilance amid opportunities

2015-01-14 14:18:17

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said that Hong Kong should stay alert in face of opportunities on economic and constitutional development.

Two men shot dead in Taipei downtown parking lot

2015-01-13 21:59:49

Two local have been found dead riddled with gunshot wounds in a car at a Taipei parking lot, Taipei police said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong adjusts Vietnam travel alert

2015-01-13 20:57:08

In view of the latest situation in Vietnam, the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday adjusted the Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) for Vietnam from red to amber.

More subsidized flats planned: HK chief executive

2015-01-13 20:36:09

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will increase the supply of subsidized flats for sale to meet the public's demand for housing, the city's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Tuesday.

Nephew of Macao 'casino King' nabbed over prostitution ring

2015-01-12 17:12:10

A nephew of Macao's "King of Gambling" was the major suspect held when police busted one of the city's largest prostitution smuggling rings.

Avian flu H5N8 strain confirmed in Taiwan

2015-01-11 22:14:22

Taiwan's agriculture authority on Sunday confirmed the strain of avian flu found on a goose breeding facility in Chiayi County was H5N8.

Hong Kong consultation hits phase 2

2015-01-08 08:09:13

Hong Kong's chief executive urged opposition lawmakers not to deprive the city's 5 million eligible voters of the right to universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election.

HK tops 2015 destination list for S Korean tourists

2015-01-07 10:09:46

Hong Kong is expected to become the top destination for South Korean tourists in 2015, Dong-a Ilbo reported on Monday, citing a travel website.