By Kelvin Chan The Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy heckler interrupted a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao at the swearing-in of Hong Kong’s new leader Sunday. Tens of thousands of residents marched to protest Chinese rule on the 15th anniversary of the Asian financial hub’s return to Beijing’s control.
MANILA, Philippines — Most survivors of this week’s tragic hostage drama in Manila flew home to Hong Kong on Wednesday, along with the bodies of eight slain tourists
By Min Lee The Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong passed its first-ever minimum wage law last Saturday, a rare departure from the wealthy Chinese financial hub’s free-market philosophy. The move was hailed by union workers as a victory for the territory’s underpaid working class. No rate has yet been set, but it […]