Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Hong Kong has officially opened its high-speed rail connection to the Chinese mainland on Sept 22, 2018, concluding a long planning and construction process filled with delays and controversy. The city is entering a new era with the completion of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL), Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday at the opening ceremony for the rail link’s final 26-kilometer (16.2-mile) Hong Kong section at the West Kowloon rail station. (Sunny Mok/EyePress)
Pyongyang, North Korea - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend an official welcome ceremony at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport on Sept 18, 2018. (Pool/EyePress)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysian soldiers march during the 61st Malaysia Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 31, 2018. Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from the British colonial rule on August 31, 1957 and is celebrated on August 31 each year. (EyePress Newswire/FL Wong)
Jakarta, Indonesia - Athletes from China march during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games at the Jakarta Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 18, 2018. (EyePress Newswire/FL Wong)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Opposition supporters celebrate after the Malaysia's opposition alliance scores historic victory in the Malaysia 14th General Election in Petaling Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 9, 2018. An alliance of opposition parties spearheaded by Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has won a majority in parliament that ends the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition's 60-year grip on power and setting the return of the veteran strongman 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad as Malaysia's leader and becoming the oldest prime minister in the world. (EyePress Newswire/FL Wong)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong - Health workers with radiation protective suit stand by at a pier as evacuees arrive for radiation monitoring during a Codenamed Checkerboard II, the Daya Bay Contingency Plan (DBCP) exercise in Hong Kong on Dec 20 2017. The drill which tested the response capabilities of the Government in dealing with serious nuclear incidents continued this afternoon. The starting scenario of the exercise this morning simulated fault events at the Guangdong Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station (GNPS), which led to an off-site emergency situation involving a release of radioactive materials. Relevant government bureaux and departments co-ordinated various measures to respond to the incident. (Alan Siu/EyePress)
Da Nang, Vietnam - World leaders, including the U.S president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, attend the APEC meeting in Vietnam on Nov 11, 2017. (Pool/EyePress)
Palu, Indonesia - Unit of Mobile Brigade, an elite forces belonging to the Indonesian National Police, take part in the hunt for terrorists group, Easteren Indonesian Mujaheddin, led by Santoso in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on March 25, 2016. Not less than 2000 personnel of the Armed Forces of Indonesia and the Indonesian National Police of all units joined in Operation Tinombala 2016 to hunt the terrorist leader, Santoso and his group. Operation Tinombala 2016, 2nd will be over the next two months. (Jafar G Bua/EyePress)
HONG KONG WOMEN SWIMMING TEAM
August 23, 2018 > Asia By Alan Siu/EyePress
Hong Kong's women's 4x100m medley relay team celebrate their medal during swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Hong Kong won the silver medal. ...
MALAYSIA INDEPENDENCE DAY
August 31, 2018 > Asia By F.L Wong/EyePress
Malaysian soldier stands on their armour vehicle the during the 61st Malaysia Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 31, 2018. Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from the British colonial rule on August 31, 1957 and is celebrated on August ...
JACK MA IN HONG KONG
November 21, 2017 > China By Alan Siu/EyePress
Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma speaks during the Jumpstarter 2017 Grand Finale in Hong Kong, China, 21 November 2017. ...
September 9, 2018 > China By Dominic Chan/EyePress
A Chinese currency RMB exchange store in Hong Kong. Large Chinese state banks intervened in the offshore Chinese currency renminbi (RMB) forwards market in recent days to ease depreciation pressure by raising the cost to investors of betting that the currency will weaken. ...
SHARED BIKES IN CHINA
August 2, 2017 > China By Gordon Lin/EyePress
A Chinese worker rides a shared-bike Ofo in Beijing, China, on Aug 1, 2017. Ofo and Mobike, China's two largest bike-sharing startups, each has raised over $1bn since late last year in a cash war to expand market share at home and overseas. (Gordon Lin/EyePress) ...
DONALD TRUMP ATTENDS APEC
November 11, 2017 > Asia By Pool/EyePress
U.S President Donald Trump attends the APEC meeting in Hanoi, Vietname, on Nov 11, 2017. (Pool/EyePress) ...