China’s President Xi Jinping ordered a crackdown on “violent terrorist activities” after 33 people died when knife-wielding assailants rampaged through a train station in a southwestern city on March 1.
The former chief editor of a Hong Kong newspaper, whose removal from his post led to protests over press freedom in the city, was critically injured after being slashed with a knife by assailants on a motorbike today.
Lui Che-woo became Asia’s second- richest person by setting up a casino company that within a decade became the world’s third-biggest by market value. The 84- year-old says he’s just hitting his stride.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators will march in Hong Kong on Monday, calling for greater democracy and action to narrow the wealth gap, as city leader Leung Chun- ying battles near record-low popularity.
InterDigital Inc. said China threatened to arrest or detain its employees over a bid to collect patent royalties from Huawei Technologies Co., amid tightened Chinese government scrutiny of business practices.
Chan Sung-ming says the coughs and sneezes echoing through the plywood walls of his windowless, 60- square foot Hong Kong apartment get him thinking: is there a bug going around and could it be deadly?
There was a lot of manufactured handwringing last week about the middling performance of American 15-year-olds on a global measure of reading, mathematics and science skills. Yet if we look at the scores on the Program for International Student Assessment in the context of another international competition, we get a clearer picture.