| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:41 AM
Local officials failed to adequately assess risks and deploy sufficient police ahead of the stampede in Shanghai on New Year’s Eve that left 36 people dead and 49 injured, the city government said in its official investigation report released...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a $32-billion fortune and business interests as diverse as supermarkets and ports, Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing, would seem to have little to fret about. But as the Hong Konger told a class of graduating students in the summer at mainland China'...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's easy to throw cold water on the U.S. climate change agreement with China and, for spite, chill your glass in an energy-guzzling refrigerator: These are nonbinding goals for the far-off future, tossed out at a summit to make two leaders look good....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement will need to muster more political power to force the government to listen to its demands, said Alex Chow, one of the student leaders of the demonstrations, as the sit-ins stretched on Wednesday.
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Yang Yuan-tan dangled a fishing rod off the end of a narrow concrete pier that was once on the front lines of China's efforts to take Taiwan.
The Chinese shoreline, just a mile away, is visible on a clear day from this spot on tiny Kinmen island's...
| Oct 12, 2014
There's been a clear contrast between Hong Kong and the United States in recent weeks: They want their elections to be free and fair, and we just want ours to be over.
Students in Hong Kong began protesting in September because of plans by the Chinese...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Formal talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders set for Friday have been called off, raising the specter of more demonstrations in a city already weary from 12 days of protests.
Carrie Lam, chief secretary of Hong Kong, said the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
One of the many colorful images from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was of a demonstrator wearing a Gulf War-era U.S. military helmet and carrying a red-white-and-blue Captain America shield.
Was it finally irrefutable proof that Washington was...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:56 PM
In a significant turn that could fracture Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, the territory’s chief executive said late Thursday that members of his administration would hold talks with a student group. But he refused to bow to activists&...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
China may be said to confront four current categories of challenge. The first is easiest and comes from the island entities and states in southern Chinese waters who challenge China's claim to complete sovereignty in the region, comparing its rivals there...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Nearly 100 pro-democracy protesters, some scaling fences, tried to occupy part of a plaza at the main government compound in Hong Kong late Friday, before police using pepper spray moved swiftly in an attempt to disperse the crowd.