Chinese internet addicts stage mutiny at boot camp

Jane Macartney Times Online 09.06.2010
Chinese internet addicts stage mutiny at boot camp

Fourteen young detainees overcame their guard and fled a boot camp regime of physical training and psychological treatment designed to cure their addiction — to the internet.

Hong Kong to share green transport experience during Shanghai Expo

Hong Kong will share its experience in the planning and management of green transport at the "Green Transport in Hong Kong, Asia's World City" seminar to be held in Shanghai on June 18. The seminar is part of Hong Kong's participation in World Exp...

Shanghai dancing to Hong Kong tune

Tang Danlu Xinhua 05.06.2010
Shanghai dancing to Hong Kong tune

The Hong Kong SAR government has commissioned Hong Kong's modern dance flagship, the City Contemporary Dance Company, for two performances during the Expo 2010 Shanghai.

HK to hold its largest Mainland legal forum

Hong Kong will hold its largest ever legal services forum on the Mainland on July 6 in Shanghai to coincide with the Expo, with 400 people, mainly from Shanghai and nearby cities, expected to attend.

A Chinese newspaper has defied a 21-year-old ban on all mention of the Tiananmen Square crackdown by publishing a cartoon that echoes one of the event’s most iconic moments.

Honda Says China Factory Back to Work After Strike

Honda Motor Co. said a key parts factory in China resumed full operation Wednesday following a two-week strike over wages that forced Honda to halt production at four assembly plants.

Final China quake toll near 3000 dead and missing

Nearly 3,000 people are dead or missing after a strong quake in China's northwest last month, the official Xinhua agency said on Monday, giving a final toll for the tremor in largely Tibetan Yushu county.

HK Ballet displays diversity in triple bill at Shanghai Expo

The Hong Kong Ballet will next month bring a triple bill, Summer Delights, featuring three diverse dance pieces by famous choreographers to World Expo 2010 Shanghai China (Shanghai Expo).

Hong Kong workers sign anti-suicide pacts

Hong Kong and China mainland workers for computer components maker, Foxconn, have been asked to assure the company they will not commit suicide while at work.

Billionaire Li Says Hong Kong, China Will Survive Europe Crisis

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, said he may buy shares in Agricultural Bank of China’s initial public offering and more land in the city, betting China will withstand the impact of Europe’s debt crisis.

Dad chains up son in street auction

NICK PARKER The Sun 27.05.2010
Dad chains up son in street auction

A TWISTED dad chained his eight-year-old son to a lamppost and tried to AUCTION him to strangers.

Young dancers from Hong Kong and Shanghai link up at Expo

For the first time, talented youngsters from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) School of Dance and the Shanghai Theatre Academy College of Dance will jointly present a dance programme for Expo 2010 Shanghai China (Shanghai Expo).

Hong Kong labour activists push for iPhone boycott

Hong Kong labour activists said Tuesday they plan to kick off a worldwide boycott of Apple's newest iPhone after a spate of suicides at a southern Chinese factory that makes the iconic device.

Guangdong province's first girls school stirs hot debate

Guangdong's new move to establish a middle school only for girls, a first in the province, has met with mixed reactions, with some saying the educational pattern may hinder psychological development in adolescents.

Jailed Chinese professor says orgies disturbed no one...

A Chinese college professor has been jailed for running a sex club, whose members were the first to be convicted of "group licentiousness" in 20 years, media reported on Friday.

Europe’s Debt Crisis Casts a Shadow Over China

KEITH BRADSHER The New York Times 18.05.2010
Europe’s Debt Crisis Casts a Shadow Over China

The pain of the European debt crisis is spreading as the plummeting euro makes Chinese companies less competitive in Europe, their largest market, and complicates any move to break the Chinese currency’s peg to the dollar.

Man in court over China kindergarten attack

A man appeared in court in China on Saturday charged with murder over a kindergarten knife attack, it was reported, one of a spate of brutal school stabbings across the country.

Classroom attackers will receive no mercy, Chinese leader says

After a string of school killings in China that have claimed scores of lives Wen Jiabao, the Prime Minister, expressed his anger at the deaths and injuries and warned that perpetrators would receive no mercy.

Foreign Investment in China Jumps for a Ninth Month

Foreign direct investment in China, the world’s fastest-growing major economy, climbed for a ninth month in April as the government relaxed rules to lure investors amid a sustained economic expansion.

Fifth Deadly Attack on a School Haunts China

MARK McDONALD The New York Times 13.05.2010
Fifth Deadly Attack on a School Haunts China

Gates and cameras have been installed at schools. Security guards have been trained to fend off knife-wielding attackers. China’s top security official convened a nationwide conference call, ordering underlings to protect children when they attend...

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