Hong Kong on full alert for Ebola

2014-08-07 09:32:59

Authorities in Hong Kong are stepping up efforts to raise awareness and prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Chemical firm suspected in Taiwan gas blast

2014-08-03 08:09:45

At least 28 people have been confirmed dead in Taiwan's underground gas explosions, according to latest data from the island's emergency operation authority on Saturday.

Xi grieves over Taiwan gas leak explosions

2014-08-01 13:33:10

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday conveyed condolences to the victims in the gas leak explosions in Taiwan.

Anti-'Occupy' movement goes online

2014-08-01 07:28:24

Hong Kong residents working or studying outside the special administrative region can join the countermovement to "Occupy Central" and take a stand for peace in Hong Kong on Saturday, when an online petition platform will open to the public.

Program to pay HK students to study on mainland

2014-08-01 07:28:24

Students from Hong Kong who are admitted to mainland higher education institutions will be eligible for subsidies of up to HK$15,000 ($1,935) in the special administrative region's first official initiative of its kind.

Suspected gas leakage causes multiple blasts in Taiwan

2014-08-01 01:59:22

Two were killed and several others injured as suspected gas leakage caused blasts that ripped opened several streets in Kaohsiung city of China's Taiwan on Thursday, media reports said.

Probe launched into Taiwan plane crash

2014-07-25 07:20:04

Taiwan authorities began an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed.

Hong Kong's overall competitiveness ranking slips

2014-07-24 20:44:27

Hong Kong ranked sixth among the major cities and provinces in China in terms of comprehensive competition in 2014, one step back because of slow economic growth in the recent decade.

Taiwan airline offers assistance to family members

2014-07-24 16:31:28

TransAsia said on Thursday that it is offering condolence payment of 200,000 new Taiwan dollars ($6,673) for each passenger, and a funeral subsidy of 800,000 new Taiwan dollars.

48 dead, 10 injured in Taiwan plane crash

2014-07-24 08:00:33

Forty-eight people have been confirmed dead and 10 injured after a Taiwan plane, with 58 people on board, made a failed emergency landing in Penghu.

Xi grieves over Taiwan plane crash

2014-07-24 03:29:42

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, conveyed condolences after a deadly plane crash in Taiwan Wednesday evening.

51 killed in emergency landing of Taiwan passenger plane

2014-07-23 21:24:03

51 people were killed, and 7 others injured after a Taiwan airliner crash landed Wednesday evening in Taiwan's Penghu county, Taiwan-based news network tvbs.com.tw reported.