Hong Kong's leader urges critical flock to behave like sheep

/ Feb 19, 2015

Hong Kong's leader urges critical flock to behave like sheep

Hong Kong's unpopular Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday called on residents of the southern Chinese city, rocked last year by months of prodemocracy protests, to be more like "mild and gentle" sheep. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying made the appeal in his Lunar New Year message to ...

One-fifth in H.K. 'living in poverty'

/ Sep 28, 2013

One-fifth in H.K. 'living in poverty'

A fifth of Hong Kong's population is living in poverty, underscoring the challenge Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying faces in seeking to narrow a record wealth gap. About 1.3 million people, or 19.6 percent of the population, were below the poverty line last year, according to ...