Apr 9, 2014 - 14:54 GMT

Following is a written reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr Lai Tung-kwok, to a question by the Hon Chan Kin-por in the Legislative Council today (April 9): Question: It has been reported that a civilian passenger aircraft went missing over the waters …

Apr 9, 2014 - 11:38 GMT

As corruption crackdowns begin to bite, there is always a surge in officials and businessmen seeking refuge abroad in the hopes of escaping punishment. Since the installation of the new Party leadership at the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party …

Apr 4, 2014 - 10:06 GMT

Thousands have come to Jakarta from all over Asia, waiting with patience and anxiety for this moment. At last the music swells. An excited murmur arises; he enters behind a phalanx of bodyguards, and the crowd parts. People strain to touch him or at least …

Mar 29, 2014 - 09:51 GMT

A bag of dried abalone confiscated from suspected poachers is seen in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Mike Hutchings, Reuters HOUT BAY, South Africa - In broad daylight, groups of poachers hidden among the rocks of a South African marine conservation …

Mar 26, 2014 - 23:00 GMT

0 In broad daylight, groups of poachers hidden among the rocks of a South African marine conservation area wade slowly into the icy, shark-infested waters of the Atlantic Ocean in search of 'white gold'. Foot soldiers of a global criminal network, …

Mar 26, 2014 - 07:49 GMT

HOUT BAY, South Africa (Reuters) - In broad daylight, groups of poachers hidden among the rocks of a South African marine conservation area wade slowly into the icy, shark-infested waters of the Atlantic Ocean in search of 'white gold'. Foot …

Mar 13, 2014 - 15:09 GMT

On 30 November 2010, a 39-year-old Pakistani national named Muhammed Ather "Tony" Butt was detained with his Thai girlfriend, Sirikalya Kitbamrung, as they were crossing into Laos from the north-eastern Thai province of Nong Khai. Later that …

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:09 GMT

Asia's long history of carnage in the air By John McBeth JAKARTA - The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777-200 has now become almost as bizarre as the disappearance of the aircraft itself with authorities now saying it may not …

Mar 12, 2014 - 13:56 GMT

(Updates with official’s comment in second paragraph. For more on Malaysian Air Flight 370, see EXT3.) March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysia said it will do “whatever it takes” to find a missing passenger jet as the search headed for its sixth day and yet …

Mar 12, 2014 - 09:34 GMT

Asia's long history of carnage in the air By John McBeth JAKARTA - The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777-200 has now become almost as bizarre as the disappearance of the aircraft itself with authorities now saying it may not …

Mar 10, 2014 - 13:14 GMT

(For more on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, see EXT3.) March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysia said it will send ships to check debris near Hong Kong after investigators from nine countries struggled to solve the mystery of a jet that disappeared three days ago. …

Mar 10, 2014 - 08:00 GMT

SEPANG, Malaysia - More than 48 hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished, the mysteries over its fate have only multiplied. The Beijing-bound plane made no distress call, officials said, and the Malaysian authorities suggested it might have …

Mar 10, 2014 - 06:29 GMT

SEPANG, Malaysia - More than 48 hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished, the mysteries over its fate have only multiplied. The Beijing-bound plane made no distress call, officials said, and the Malaysian authorities suggested it might have …

Mar 10, 2014 - 03:20 GMT

SEPANG, Malaysia — More than 48 hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished, the mysteries over its fate have only multiplied. The Beijing-bound plane made no distress call, officials said, and the Malaysian authorities suggested it might have …

Feb 12, 2014 - 05:10 GMT

Following is a question by the Hon Kenneth Chan and a written reply by the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing, in the Legislative Council today (February 12): To support Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) in reforming and implementing its …

Jan 24, 2014 - 20:42 GMT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservationists have hailed Hong Kong's decision to incinerate 30 tonnes of its stockpiled illegal ivory in the next 24 months. "Following hot on the heels of mainland China …

Jan 17, 2014 - 17:47 GMT

HONG KONG: Investigators from Hong Kong will travel to Indonesia to speak with a woman who left the Chinese city after she was allegedly tortured by her employer, authorities said Friday, adding they will pursue the case “relentlessly.” Erwiana …

Jan 17, 2014 - 14:40 GMT

Maids and rights activists protest over allegations of an Indonesian maid being abused in Hong Kong on January 16, 2014. — AFP picHONG KONG, Jan 17 — Investigators from Hong Kong will travel to Indonesia to speak with a woman who left the Chinese city …

Jan 17, 2014 - 12:19 GMT

HONG KONG (AFP) - Investigators from Hong Kong will travel to Indonesia to speak with a woman who left the Chinese city after she was allegedly tortured by her employer, authorities said Friday, adding they will pursue the case "relentlessly". …

Jan 17, 2014 - 11:59 GMT

Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, on a case of alleged abuse of an Indonesian domestic helper today (January 17): Secretary for Labour and Welfare: We are very concerned about the …

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