In this Oct 22, 2014 photo released by Tsinghua University shows Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaking during a dialogue with students in Beijing, China. Photo: AP
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students in Beijing with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. Photo: AP

Workers ‘burned alive’ in China land conflict

BEIJING — Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in petrol and set them ablaze, said the government yesterday as it released details on one...

Hong Kong Police Force’s riot figurines a hit

Hong Kong Police Force’s riot figurines a hit

SINGAPORE — The Hong Kong Police Force has come up an unusual hit among its souvenirs — cartoon figurines depicting paramilitary officers in green riot gear and gas masks.