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Protesters question sentence of 7 HK policemen

Hong Kong residents on Sunday staged a protest against the recent sentencing of seven Hong Kong policemen for kicking and punching an Occupy Central movement supporter, which has raised questions over regional justice.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/19 22:38:40

7 Hong Kong police sentenced to 2 years in prison for beating "Occupy protester"

Seven Hong Kong police officers were sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for beating protester Ken Tsang during the Occupy protest in 2014.
Source: | 2017/2/18 15:27:12

Former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang found guilty of misconduct

Hong Kong's former Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was found guilty on Friday of a charge of misconduct while in office.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:05:39

45th Hong Kong Arts Festival kicks off

The 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) kicked off here on Thursday with more than 1,700 acclaimed artists from around the world expected to stage 180 performances this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:52:21

Mainland pledges to continue facilitating development of Taiwan businesses

The Chinese mainland will continue to improve the business environment for Taiwanese-invested enterprises to support their development on the mainland, a mainland official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 8:40:09

Taiwan bus crash death toll rises to 33

A tour bus that overturned Monday evening on a highway in Taipei has left 33 people dead as of Tuesday afternoon, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/14 13:12:18

At least 32 killed in Taiwan bus crash

Rescuers work at the site of a bus accident in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, Feb. 13, 2017. At least 32 people were killed after a tour bus overturned on a highway in Taipei on Monday evening, according to local authorities. There were no tourists from the Chinese mainland or foreign countries on the bus, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/14 9:08:48

State Council appoints officials in Hong Kong SAR

China's State Council announced the appointment of two officials in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/13 14:42:53

5.6-magnitude quake hits Taiwan; no casualties reported

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted south Taiwan on Saturday morning, and no casualties were reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/11 12:29:28

5.6-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan: CENC

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Kaohsiung of Taiwan at 1:12 a.m. Saturday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/11 7:48:49

Man detained for arson on Hong Kong metro train, at least 17 injured

A fire broke out on Friday inside a Hong Kong underground train near a busy station, with at least 17 people being injured and a man being detained after claiming that he has set fire with a Molotov cocktail.
Source: Agencies | 2017/2/10 21:00:55

Uber drivers in Taiwan call for legalization

Hundreds of Uber drivers joined a motorcade in Taiwan Friday to protest against the authority's decision to slap huge fines on the company last week, which led Uber to suspend its services.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/10 20:05:12

Taiwan tourism should enhance safety management: spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday urged Taiwan to improve safety across its whole tourist sector and to take measures to ensure the safety of mainland travellers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/8 15:05:37

Taiwan reports 1.4 pct economic growth for 2016

Taiwan's economy expanded by 1.40 percent year on year in 2016, with an annual gross domestic product (GDP) of 15.86 trillion new Taiwan dollars (about 506 billion US dollars), the island's statistics agency said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/25 11:35:09

HK to return detained military vehicles to Singapore

Hong Kong Customs has completed its investigation and will return a batch of military vehicles detained two months ago to Singapore, the commissioner of Hong Kong Customs said Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/1/24 22:43:39

Chinese mainland sends condolences over death of Taiwan entrepreneur

The Chinese mainland Monday conveyed its condolences over the death of Koo Cheng-yun, a famous entrepreneur and son of Koo Chen-fu, former president of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 8:24:50

Taiwan residents stage protests against pension reforms

Tens of thousands of residents in Taiwan took to the streets Sunday to protest against proposed pension reforms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/23 9:35:03

Mainland should prepare for Taiwan leader’s ‘extreme moves’

Experts said the Chinese mainland should be militarily prepared for "extreme moves" by Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen and the worst cross-Straits situation after Donald Trump became US president on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 23:18:40