Hong Kong media mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw died at home on Tuesday. He was 107.
The first giant panda born in Taiwan charmed thousands of excited fans on Monday and boosted the local economy when she made her long-anticipated public debut at Taipei Zoo.
The general and roadside monitoring stations of Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department have recorded a higher than normal pollution level Friday and the health risk category is serious in some places.
The Hong Kong police on Wednesday detained two local males for illegally forcing into the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in the island city last Thursday afternoon.
More than 20 people were injured in a fire in North Point of Hong Kong on Sunday.
An 80-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Thursday.
A mainland spokeswoman said on Wednesday that the two sides of the Taiwan Straits are still planning the meetings between their chiefs of cross-Straits affairs.
The Chinese mainland has opened 40 professional qualification tests to Taiwan residents, Fan Liqing, spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Border police find the entrance to a smuggling tunnel linking Guangdong and Hong Kong inside a private garage in a residential community near the border in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, on Dec 19, 2013. Guangdong border police worked with their Hong Kong counterparts and destroyed a smuggling tunnel under construction along the Changling Village section of Guangdong and Hong Kong.
Hong Kong retailers are taking a number of measures this year to attract shoppers, including deeper and earlier discounts, major promotional events and flashier Christmas decorations.
Retailers, restaurant operators and travel agents fear that Hong Kong would one day lose its luster to increasingly affluent, sophisticated mainland tourists seems to have come true.
World Endoscopy Conference held in Taipei