Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific jet stranded for 16 hours in China

By Sat, Apr 12, 2014 1:41PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say a Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong was stranded for more than 16 hours in a Chinese city because of bad weather and limits on the crew’s work hours.

Hong Kong: China’s obstreperous adoptee

By Tue, Apr 08, 2014 11:01AM UTC A protester waves a Hong Kong colonial flag as tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents march during the annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong in July. Pic: AP.

Two of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy citizens, Anson Chan, former chief secretary under Chris Patten, and Martin Lee, one of the city’s most prominent democracy advocates, have spent the past week in the United States holding a series of panel discussions on the territory’s future in the face of what critics call the increasing encroachment of Beijing on its politics, press and business activities, and looking for American support.

Biden meets with advocates of Hong Kong democracy

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 10:48AM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has dropped by a meeting at the White House with two of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates. White House officials say in a statement that Biden met Friday with former Legislative Council member Martin Lee and former Chief Secretary Anson Chan. They are

Taiwan’s ‘sunflower occupation’

By Wed, Apr 02, 2014 12:43PM UTC A protester holds a banner depicting Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou as Hitler during a massive protest in Taipei, Sunday. Pic: AP.

The students who have taken over Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan to fight a yet-to-be ratified service trade agreement with China in what has come to be called the “sunflower occupation” have to be shaking up the councils in Beijing.

ADB: Asian growth to pick up even as China slows

By Tue, Apr 01, 2014 4:06PM UTC Singapore and its Southeast Asian neighbors can expect strong growth this year. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — The Asian Development Bank predicts growth in developing Asia will edge higher thanks to the recovery in rich countries even as China slows.

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