[ZURICH] Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli on Tuesday proposed a sweeter payout to shareholders, increasing its dividend by 75 per cent to mark its 175th anniversary. Chocolate makers...

[BANDA ACEH] Thousands of mourners flocked to mass graves on Thursday in Indonesia's Aceh province to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, one of the worst natural...

[MACAU] Macau on Friday marks 20 years since the former colony was returned to China with a celebration led by President Xi Jinping touting the success of the pliant gambling hub while Hong Kong...

[BEIJING] President Xi Jinping declared on Tuesday that "no force" can shake China as he oversaw a huge military parade to celebrate 70 years of Communist Party rule, shadowed by protests in...

[BEIJING] Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China will stay on the path of peaceful development, but that the military will resolutely safeguard the country's sovereignty and...

[HONG KONG] Police fanned out across Hong Kong on Tuesday in a bid to deter pro-democracy protests as the city marked communist China's 70th birthday, with local officials watching a flag-raising...

[BEIJING] China celebrates 70 years of Communist Party supremacy on Tuesday with a parade of tanks, missiles and troops, a muscular display of its rising superpower status even as it faces an...

[BEIJING] China marks 70 years of Communist rule next week, with a massive military parade in Beijing anchoring celebrations of its emergence as a global superpower, despite a damaging year of...

[OTTAWA] Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting...

[BERLIN] A former Hong Kong independence activist now living with refugee status in Germany warned on Tuesday, 30 years after the Tiananmen crackdown, that a "brutal" China is now eroding...