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HK targets zero bus emissions: official

[2013-09-09 19:51]

The use of zero-emission buses on Hong Kong roads is the city government's long-term goal to ease roadside air pollution and improve overall air quality, said Secretary for the Environment KS Wong Monday.

Taipei 101 attracting more mainlanders

[2013-09-07 06:43]

Taipei's landmark skyscraper Taipei 101 is attracting more than 1 million visitors from the Chinese mainland annually, the tower's spokesman revealed on Friday.

Taiwan fisherman held by Philippines calls for rescue

[2013-09-05 19:58]

A fisherman of Taiwan held by Philippine Coast Guard officers called home for rescue on Thursday, saying he was treated cruelly.

Taiwan opens 3rd mainland trade promotion office

[2013-09-05 17:17]

Taiwan's leading trade promotion agency has opened its third mainland office in the southern booming city of Guangzhou in a latest bid to promote cross-Straits economic and trade cooperation.

Miss Hong Kong 2013 is Grace Chan

[2013-09-02 17:34]

Grace Chan, a 22-year-old college student, is crowned Miss Hong Kong on Sept 2, 2013. Chan, Sisley Choi, 22 and 23-year-old Moon Lau won the top three places during the pageant organized by the leading Hong Kong television station, Television Broadcasts, on Monday.

'Smart tooth' tracks daily habits

[2013-09-02 16:11]

The prototype of "Smart Tooth" is installed in the mouth of a person during a trail session in a laboratory at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Taiwan University in Taipei.

Mainland rich go to Taiwan for checkups

[2013-09-01 22:45]

Taiwan is luring well-off tourists from the mainland with quality health examinations and management packages.

Mainland licenses for 577 Taiwan doctors

[2013-08-31 06:24]

A total of 577 doctors from Taiwan have obtained professional licenses for the Chinese mainland since 2009, according to official statistics revealed at a seminar on cross-Strait medical exchanges on Friday in Beijing.

Dozens injured before flights landed in HK

[2013-08-30 19:26]

Several dozen people on two flights have been injured when their aircraft hit turbulence before landing at Hong Kong's airport.

HK's financial chief to attend G20 Summit

[2013-08-30 17:26]

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang will leave for Russia on September 3 to attend the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders' Summit to be held in St Petersburg as part of the delegation of the People's Republic of China, according to a local government press release on Friday.

Over 30 injured on flights to HK due to airstream

[2013-08-30 16:12]

Two flights met with airstream on Friday when they were about to land on the Hong Kong International Airport, leaving more than 30 people injured.

Jeremy Lin's campaign of animal protection

[2013-08-30 08:37]

NBA Houston Rockets star Jeremy Lin visits the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province on Aug 29, 2013.

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