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AseanPlus News 15 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Transsexual wins fight to use her new name

A transsexual woman said yesterday she has won a landmark fight to list only her female name and add her gender to secondary school certificates - after complaining about employment discrimination.

World 22 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Activist boat sets sail for disputed islands from HK

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A trawler carrying 26 activists left Hong Kong on Sunday bound for a cluster of disputed Japan-held islands in the East China Sea.

World 23 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Analysis - Japan, China military conflict seen unlikely despite islets row

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hawkish Chinese commentators have urged Beijing to prepare for military conflict with Japan as tensions mount over disputed islands in the East China Sea, but most experts say chances the Asian rivals will decide to go to war are slim.

World 02 Sep 2014 | 12:35 PM

Hong Kong activist's newspaper column scrapped amid democracy row

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A well-respected Hong Kong newspaper has axed a weekly column by a political activist and hedge fund manager as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy.

World 03 Sep 2014 | 11:20 AM

Macau poll reveals democracy urges amid Hong Kong row with China

HONG KONG Sep 3(Reuters) - An unofficial referendum on democracy in the southern Chinese gambling hub of Macau showed 89 percent of nearly 9,000 people who took part don't trust their leader, who was re-elected on Sunday as the sole candidate.

Nation 26 May 2015 | 1:38 PM

Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong denied entry to Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong was barred from entering Malaysia at Penang Airport on Tuesday.

Nation 26 May 2015 | 7:36 PM

Hong Kong activist: My fight is with China, not Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Joshua Wong does not understand why he was barred from entering Malaysia as he is fighting for rights within China and not anywhere else.

Nation 29 May 2015 | 8:06 PM

No entry for Hong Kong activist ‘Long Hair’

PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung, also known as “Long Hair”, has been denied entry into Malaysia.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Anti-China activist stands in key vote

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong activist who promotes independence from China and was involved in recent street battles with police stood for office in a key by-election that highlights the city’s political faultlines.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2016 | 12:47 AM

Pro-democracy candidate wins key Hong Kong election

HONG KONG: A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong by-election Monday in a closely-watched vote that highlighted the city’s political faultlines.