HONG KONG The pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily looked set to close for good by Saturday following police raids and the arrest of executives - a move that critics say undermines the city's status as a free and open society as Beijing tightens its grip. | Video
HONG KONG At a drainage pool near a popular hiking site in Hong Kong's rural Tai Po district, a group of volunteers armed with snorkels, nets and gloves wade through the muddy water to find dozens of turtles left there by residents. | Video
HONG KONG To escape the confines of his Hong Kong "coffin home", or two square meters (21.5 square feet) of living space, Simon Wong usually spends his days in the park playing mahjong with friends, only returning at night to sleep. | Video
HONG KONG, Feb 25 To escape the confines of his
Hong Kong "coffin home", or two square metres (21.5 square feet)
of living space, Simon Wong usually spends his days in the park
playing mahjong with friends, only returning at night to sleep.
HUALIEN, Taiwan Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for 67 people missing after a strong earthquake which killed at least seven near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien. | Video
MACAU/HONG KONG The head of Macau's observatory stepped down on Thursday after chaos and confusion followed one of the strongest typhoons on record, in which at least nine people were killed and more than half the city was left without water and power.
HONG KONG Hong Kong student activist Chau Ho-oi, born in the year the Asian financial hub returned to Chinese rule 20 years ago, recalls the sense of pride she once felt toward mainland China. | Video
TAIPEI Taiwan same-sex couple Daphne Chiang and Kenny Jhuang are getting married at the end of the year - even if the government won't legalize their union.
PENGHU COUNTY, Taiwan Taiwanese residents in Penghu on Saturday shut the door to casino development in a referendum that proponents had said would bring jobs to the isolated, tiny, offshore archipelago.
HONG KONG Dozens of masked demonstrators tried to force their way into an electoral meeting in Hong Kong on Tuesday to protest against a new bar on anyone running for the legislature who refuses to declare the territory an "inalienable" part of China.