/ Mar 27, 2017

China upset by Akama's trip to Taipei

China said Monday it has complained to Japan after a Japanese minister visited self-ruled Taiwan over the weekend, warning this could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Tokyo said Deputy Minister Jiro Akama went to Taiwan ...

Hong Kong villagers fight to save homes

Mar 26, 2017

Hong Kong villagers fight to save homes

Ko Oi-sum’s simple village home on the northwestern edge of Hong Kong is surrounded by trees planted by her mother — she dries the leaves to make tea, espousing their health benefits. But this ramshackle rural community of narrow alleyways, humble houses and freely ...