Hong Kong authorities cull 20 thousand chickens. This after a positive test for the H7N9 influenza virus which has killed 20 people.
Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong have won back only two of the four seats up for grabs in a crucial by-election. The result means the democrats will lose veto power over some bills in the city's legislature.
Conservationists have heralded the landmark decision, which they hope will bring relief to elephants. Under the new law, Hong Kong plans to phase out ivory stocks by 2021.
A Hong Kong bus driver is facing a likely manslaughter charge after his vehicle crashed, killing 19 people. Witnesses say the bus, packed with standing passengers, flipped on its side and skidded for several meters.
A bipartisan group of US senators and representatives said the Umbrella Movement embodied "the peaceful aspirations" of the people of Hong Kong. China asked the US lawmakers to "stop meddling" in its affairs.
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