Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung delivered Wednesday morning a policy address to the city's lawmakers and the citizens amid an ongoing public debate on procedures to elect his successor by universal suffrage in 2017.
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted 33km NNW of Taitung City, Taiwan at 02:38: 15 Hong Kong Time on Wednesday (2014-01-14 18:38:15 GMT ), the US Geological Survey said.
Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said on Tuesday that the Hong Kong government would never gave up the option of economic sanctions, if necessary, on the Philippines for a hostage tragedy three years ago.
Border police from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan Coast Guard have nabbed 126 suspects and confiscated 1,790 kg of drugs since they signed an agreement on mutual judicial assistance in 2009.
A Chinese mainland statement issued on Friday said that there is "no way out" for the "Taiwan independence" stance espoused by the island's opposition Democratic Progressive Party.
"Sir Run Run Shaw promoted the entertainment industry in Hong Kong for a long time, with prominent achievements. At the same time, he was committed to philanthropy that benefits education in Hong Kong and the mainland, as well as scientific research around the world. He was an elder that we very much respected. I express my sadness at the passing of Sir Run Run Shaw and offer condolences to his family."
Key moments in the life of Run Run Shaw, including the top 10 films, in terms of artistic achievement, produced or funded by Shaw's companies.
Though he earned his fortune as a Hong Kong media mogul, Run Run Shaw, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 107, was most revered and remembered by the Chinese people for his benevolence.
Run Run Shaw, one of the leading figures in the Chinese film industry, died at his Hong Kong home the morning of Jan 7 at the age of 107.
Film pioneer and philanthropist Run Run Shaw died at his home on Tuesday. He was 107.
Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung Tuesday mourned for the death of media mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw and commended his great contribution to local entertainment industry and charity.
The Shaw Prize, established under the auspices of Run Run Shaw in November 2002, is an international award to honor individuals who are active in their respective fields.