China

Hong Kong University council member’s ‘dive’ triggers online ridicule

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 4:41PM UTC

It looks like Hong Kong has a new meme after a Hong Kong University took a questionable ‘dive’ after about 100 protesting students stormed a council meeting at the university Tuesday night.

WATCH: Land dispute sparks massive armed brawl in China

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 3:22PM UTC

Video footage has emerged of a massive armed battle in Shandong, China sparked by a disagreement over land expropriation issues. Local police confirmed about 100 people were involved in the July 24 brawl.

Turkish President Erdogan visits China amid Uighur tensions

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 11:38AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Beijing amid tensions over China’s treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 7:58AM UTC

HONG KONG (AP) — The oldest giant panda ever in captivity has tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.

Company busted in China made 41,000 fake iPhones worth $19.4 million

By Tue, Jul 28, 2015 2:01PM UTC

China’s burgeoning knockoff industry was exposed again at the weekend when Beijing police revealed on Weibo that they had shut down a firm that had produced fake iPhones worth almost US$20 million.