Hong Kong kungfu drama to compete for Oscar

2013-09-23 21:48:48

Wong Kar-wai's kungfu drama The Grand Master has become Hong Kong's candidate to compete for the best foreign-language film at the 86th Academy Awards.

HK cancels all typhoon signals

2013-09-23 13:12:10

The Hong Kong Observatory cancelled all tropical cyclone signals on Monday morning as typhoon Usagi moves away from the city.

HK holds int'l commercial crime conference

2013-09-17 15:23:33

A two-day international commercial crime conference entitled "E-Crimes Without Borders -- E-Crimes Sans Frontieres" opened Tuesday at the Hong Kong Police Headquarters.

Mainland tourists allegedly attack Taiwan man

2013-09-16 21:54:43

A Taiwan man claims he was attacked by three mainland travelers after criticizing them for spitting at a scenic spot last week.

Wang Jin-pyng to temporarily keep KMT member rights

2013-09-13 20:29:55

A local court in Taipei ruled on Friday afternoon that ousted Kuomintang (KMT) member and head of Taiwan's legislative body Wang Jin-pyng may maintain his rights as a KMT member for now before a final court ruling regarding his KMT membership.

Fire at Taiwan's defense authority kills 2

2013-09-13 20:21:52

A spokesman for Taiwan's local defense authority said on Friday that a fire at the authority's building on Thursday evening killed two and injured four others.

Cross-Straits trade up 27% in first 8 months

2013-09-13 15:06:56

Trade between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan hit 133.21 billion U.S. dollars in the first eight months this year, up 27.4 percent from the same period last year, a mainland spokesman said Friday.

Tourism law to enhance cross-Straits ties: spokesman

2013-09-13 14:57:59

China's new tourism law, effective on October 1, will promote the cooperation in the travel industry across the Taiwan Strait, a Taiwan affairs spokesman said Friday.

Taiwan invited to attend civil aviation assembly

2013-09-13 11:09:55

The civil aviation authorities in Taiwan have been invited to send staff as guests to attend the 38th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly.

Yu Zhengsheng stresses cross-Straits mutual trust

2013-09-12 17:29:22

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng told a visiting Taiwan delegation on Thursday that the Chinese mainland and Taiwan should maintain momentum in building political mutual trust.

HK targets zero bus emissions: official

2013-09-09 19:51:29

The use of zero-emission buses on Hong Kong roads is the city government's long-term goal to ease roadside air pollution and improve overall air quality, said Secretary for the Environment KS Wong Monday.

Taipei 101 skyscraper attracting more mainlanders

2013-09-07 06:43:45

Taipei's landmark skyscraper Taipei 101 is attracting more than 1 million visitors from the Chinese mainland annually, the tower's spokesman revealed on Friday.