Former Top Kuomintang Aide James Soong Joins Taiwan Presidential Race

Former top KMT official James Soong entered Taiwan's presidential race on Wednesday, representing the People First Party he founded in a move that could...

Roads, tunnels blocked, MTR to close early

Commuters face another day of disruption on Thursday – regardless of whether anti-government protesters succeed in creating more chaos on the rail network, with...

Felix Chung slams ‘pretty useless’ government

Liberal Party leader Felix Chung has described the government as "pretty useless" in its ability to resolve Hong Kong's worsening political crisis. Protests have...

Wenger takes up role as Fifa’s global developer

Fifa has hired Arsene Wenger in a full-time role leading its global work developing soccer.The former Arsenal manager accepted Fifa’s offer Wednesday more than...

Spanish striker David Villa set to retire from Japan

Spanish striker David Villa says he will retire from Japanese club Vissel Kobe next year, ending the career of Spain's top scorer in international...

Nadal saves match point to beat Medvedev at Finals

Facing match point at 5-1 down in the third set, Rafael Nadal gave himself about a one-in-a-thousand chance of turning things around against Daniil...

Brazil president extols closer China links

China is increasingly part of Brazil's future, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday, signaling a more pragmatic approach to the Latin American country's biggest...

Hong Kong stocks continue slide on political crisis

Hong Kong stocks ended Thursday morning with steep losses, extending this week's sell-off on worries about violent protests that have plunged the city into...

Train, road traffic crippled for a fourth day

Commuters in Hong Kong struggled to get to work for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as train services remained crippled and many roads...

Tear gas, fiery attack near Polytechnic University

Riot police fired rounds of tear gas in Tsim Sha Tsui near Polytechnic University on Thursday morning.Officers stationed at the intersection of Austin Road...

All schools to remain closed until Monday

The Education Bureau announced on Thursday that the territory's schools will remain closed until Monday, given the ongoing unrest.In a statement, authorities said because...

Mainland economy shows further signs of weakness

The mainland's economy showed further signs of strain on Thursday with data showing a sharp slowdown in consumer spending and factory production while investment...

CUHK remains on edge as protesters keep guard

Protesters at Chinese University (CUHK) have remained on a bridge near the campus where fierce clashes with police took place on Tuesday. They continued...

More countries urge students to leave Hong Kong

Universities in the three Scandinavian nations of Sweden, Norway and Denmark have all urged their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider leaving the...

Late-night meeting ‘nothing special’: Matthew Cheung

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung has refused to divulge what was discussed during a late-night meeting at Government House on Wednesday night, calling it "just...

Protesters fill streets of Central, Taikoo

Protesters swarmed roads in Central on Thursday lunchtime for the fourth day in a row, as a sizable crowd also took to the streets...

Public must help the police stop violence, says DAB

The chairwoman of the pro-Beijing DAB party, Starry Lee, says the government must come up with ways to draft the public in to help...

At barricaded BU, an air of nervous anticipation

Barricades are still up around the campus of Baptist University in Kowloon Tong, blocking Junction Road from Waterloo Road almost all the way to...

Global Times tweets curfew alert, then deletes it

A Global Times tweet set off a storm of speculation on Thursday that a curfew will be imposed in Hong Kong this weekend, but...

‘Children getting counselling after police searches’

The association of the Heads of Secondary Schools has warned that police stopping and searching children on the way to school could damage students'...

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