Thursday 21 September 2017

Asia

Asia

Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami

Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami

A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her ...

Chinese villagers demand release of detainees

Chinese villagers demand release of detainees

Protesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.

The Corruption of Hong Kong's Democracy

The Corruption of Hong Kong's Democracy

A scandal over Hong Kong's local-level elections could change the politics of the territory as much as the massive protests over restrictions on civil liberties did in 2003. It is now cle...

Satellite spots China's first aircraft carrier at sea

Satellite spots China's first aircraft carrier at sea

A commercial satellite operator says it has captured a rare image of China's first aircraft carrier as it sailed through the Yellow Sea, after going through an exercise that's the 21st-ce...

Google Invests $300 Million in Hong Kong Datacenter

Google Invests $300 Million in Hong Kong Datacenter

Google will inject US$300 million as a long-term investment in its Hong Kong datacenter that will go live in early 2013, said the company after the ground breaking ceremony in Tsueng Kwan...

Chinese court rejects Apple lawsuit over iPad name

Chinese court rejects Apple lawsuit over iPad name

A court in southern China has rejected a lawsuit by Apple Inc, accusing a Chinese technology company of infringing its iPad trademark, a newspaper reported on Tuesday, the latest move in ...

Hong Kong TV station slapped with record fine for false report of Chinese ex-leader’s death

Hong Kong TV station slapped with record fine for false report of Chinese ex-leader’s death

Hong Kong’s broadcasting regulator has slapped a TV station with a record fine following an investigation into a false news report on the death of retired Chinese President Jiang Zemin.

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

Indonesian police named Research In Motion's country director a suspect for negligence Monday after a BlackBerry promotion turned chaotic and left dozens injured and others knocked uncons...

China Signals Reluctance to Rescue E.U.

China Signals Reluctance to Rescue E.U.

The Chinese government over the weekend sought to tamp down international expectations that Beijing might use its large financial reserves to help ease the European debt crisis.

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Obama said in Australia Thursday, that the U.S. military would expand its Asia-Pacific role despite budget cuts, declaring America was "here to stay" as a Pacific power. Days earlier, as ...