China's United Front, Fmr HK Executive funding US foreign policy think tanks 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently released U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission report on China's United Front noted that the Chinese Communist Party has been covertly fundin...

Chinese state-owned shipper creating Asian container giant

BEIJING (AP) — Shares in both China's state-owned shipping company, COSCO, and Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. have surged after COSCO agreed to buy its smaller rival for $6.3 billion. ...

Most Asian stock markets higher following Wall Street gains

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets advanced Monday following Wall Street's gains ahead of quarterly earnings and testimony to the U.S. Congress by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. ...

Asian stocks higher following Wall Street gains

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets advanced Monday following Wall Street's gains ahead of quarterly earnings and testimony to the U.S. Congress by the chair of the Federal Reserve. ...

Major events in Hong Kong's history

Hong Kong - July 1 marks the 20 year anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China. Here are some significant dates in the history of Hong Kong: August 1842: Hong Ko...

Turnout slim as thousands in Hong Kong rally for democracy

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Wednesday to renew their call for full democracy but the turnout was noticeably lower than in recent years, reflecting an impasse...

Thousands expected at Hong Kong pro-democracy rally

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kongers are set to take to the streets Wednesday to renew their call for full democracy for the Asian financial hub in a rally that follows a turbulent year of protests over pol...

MAC to protest article in Beijing's national security law

Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Hsia Li-yan (???), head of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Thursday that he will lodge a protest with his Chinese counterpart later this month against an article ...

Protesters in HK to vote on staying in streets

HONG KONG (AP) -- Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps...

Trouble in Hong Kong? Beijing summons tycoons

HONG KONG (AP) -- As trouble brews in Hong Kong, who's Beijing going to call? The billionaires.With political tension in the southern Chinese financial hub at its highest in years, China's leaders sum...

Thursday, May 29

Today is Thursday, May 29, the 149th day of 2014. There are 216 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1453 - Turks capture Constantinople, capital of Byzantine Empire. Some historia...

Wednesday December 11

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2013. There are 20 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1769 - King Prithpi Narayan Shad creates a united nation of Nepal by capturing...