"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Hong Kong must not be used as a launchpad to challenge China’s authority, President Xi Jinping has said.
The warning came as the Chinese leader
The president of China says the 'one country, two systems' model of governance for Hong Kong will not change.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule.
Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong for 20th anniversary
Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets on Sunday (May 28) to demand better human rights in China ahead of the 28th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in…
A dozen people climbed a bun-covered tower in a contest to celebrate a Hong Kong festival.
The world’s most expensive pink diamond has sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a world record price of around 66.
Dozens of people dressed in costumes or pyjamas and armed with pillows gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday (April 1) to battle for the 7th International Pillow Fight…
Police in Hong Kong have released on bail nine leaders of the 2014 ‘Umbrella Revolution’ after charging them with public nuisance offences.
Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.
Donald Tsang, the most senior official in the territory even to stand trial for corruption, was found guilty of having failed to declare a conflict of interest.
The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre.
For the sixth year in a row restaurant boss has paid the top price at the famous Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo
Thousands of people have protested in Hong Kong demanding direct elections for the post of Chief Executive.
Millions of people have already been celebrating the arrival of 2017.
A British banker who killed and tortured two Indonesian women in Hong Kong has been given life imprisonment.
A meeting of Hong Kong’s legislative council once again descended into chaos on Wednesday after separatist lawmakers ignored an order barring them from the…
Rurik Jutting is on trial in Hong Kong for the murder of two Indonesian women. The 31-year old plead not guilty.
Typhoon Haima, measuring eight out of ten on the authorities' severe storm scale, shut down Hong Kong on Friday morning.
The world’s oldest giant panda in captivity has died in Hong Kong aged 38.