Film depicting China's shadow over Hong Kong wins top Asian movie award

Apr 4, 2016

Film depicting China's shadow over Hong Kong wins top Asian movie award

A Hong Kong film portraying a dystopian future under Chinese Communist Party rule won one of Asia’s top film awards Sunday at a time when Beijing’s attempts to rein in the city’s democratic development have stoked growing political tensions. “Ten Years,” a feature-length film ...

Yen for animation inspired Hong Kong designer's robot

Apr 3, 2016

Yen for animation inspired Hong Kong designer's robot

Like innumerable children with imaginations fired by animated films, Hong Kong product and graphic designer Ricky Ma grew up watching cartoons featuring the adventures of robots, and dreamed of building his own one day. Unlike most of the others, however, Ma has realized his ...

Miyajima's LED numbers tell tale of life in Hong Kong

Mar 31, 2016

Miyajima's LED numbers tell tale of life in Hong Kong

Artist Tatsuo Miyajima’s new work, “Time Waterfall,” has been shrouded in dense fog for most of the week, his trademark numbers partly hidden as they cascade down Hong Kong’s tallest building. But despite the heavy weather, Miyajima is still hopeful that his creation will ...

Hong Kong police say missing book editor Lee Bo returns home

Mar 24, 2016

Hong Kong police say missing book editor Lee Bo returns home

A book editor whose disappearance nearly three months ago rattled civil liberties advocates in Hong Kong returned home from the Chinese mainland Thursday, police said. Lee Bo met with Hong Kong immigration and police officers as part of an investigation upon his return but ...

Mar 6, 2016

Second 'missing' Hong Kong bookseller returns home from China: police

The second of five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers who was detained on the mainland returned to the city Sunday, authorities said, in a case that has triggered fears of increasing Chinese interference in the semi-autonomous region. Cheung Chi-ping’s return to Hong Kong comes a ...

Mar 5, 2016

Hong Kong police dismantle World War II bombs

Hong Kong police said Saturday they disposed of eight World War II explosives, after a hiker found the unexploded devices on a trail. Unexploded bombs are usually found by unsuspecting hikers or at construction sites in the southern Chinese city, which was the scene ...

'Missing' bookseller back in Hong Kong: government

Mar 4, 2016

'Missing' bookseller back in Hong Kong: government

One of five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers who was detained on the mainland returned to the city Friday and met police, the government said, in a case that has provoked fears of increasing Chinese interference in the semiautonomous region. Lui Por, who has been ...

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

Feb 14, 2016

Beijing blames 'radical separatists' for Hong Kong riot

A senior Beijing official on Sunday blamed “radical separatists” for a riot in Hong Kong last week, the worst clashes the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests. In unusually blunt remarks on a local Hong Kong matter, Zhang Xiaoming, Beijing’s top representative in ...