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Facing an inconvenient truth, Hong Kong’s monetary authority chooses to stay mum
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:43

Hong Kong’s ATM network has been hit with a surge in withdrawals by customers using Chinese UnionPay bank cards in the wake of facial recognitio...

Sunac shares jump 6pc on positive profit alert
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:43

Sunac China shares jumped 6 per cent on Monday after the developer said its first-half interim profit will increase by “more than 15 times&rdquo...

Legal first for Hong Kong expert witness who helps deliver justice in Macau for accused motorist
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:45

Lo Kok-keung has made countless appearances at Hong Kong’s courts, using his knowledge to challenge prosecutors’ charges and, more importa...

Waiting time in Hong Kong for cornea transplants more than halved over past five years
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:56

The average queuing time for a cornea transplant has been cut from 36 months to 15 over the past five years, thanks to the efforts of the team at the ...

From the NYT: All the jokes that are fit to print
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:43

It’s official. Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Alex Chow Yong-kang and Nathan Law Kwun-chung are bona fide prisoners of conscience. If The New York Times ...

Chinachem’s low price strategy draws more interest among competing Tsuen Wan projects
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:51

Hong Kong developers found that a lower price strategy worked best over the weekend as two major projects in Tsuen Wan competed for buyer interest. Ch...

Wait ends for Hong Kong’s Jason Hak as he lands a first professional win at CGD Yunnan Championship
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:51

Hong Kong’s Jason Hak Shun-yat landed a sensational first win as a professional on Sunday when he streamed to a ten-shot victory at the CGD Yunn...

Hong Kong banks among world’s most profitable thanks to low costs, better asset quality
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:43

The large banks in Hong Kong are some of the most profitable in the world, partly due to their low costs, according to industry experts. Banking analy...

Hey World Rugby, don’t you dare deny Hong Kong the chance to build on their debut Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:45

“Guinness is good for you,” read the sign in one of Dublin’s fine establishments – The Auld something, from memory – and...

Hong Kong’s Marco Fu exits China Championship on day of shocks in Guangzhou
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:44

Marco Fu Ka-chun’s China Championship campaign ended in the second round on Friday as Hong Kong’s world number five lost 5-2 to Belgium&rs...

Guangzhou R&F defend HK$20m budget and use of HK$36m Brazilian striker in Hong Kong Premier League
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:48

Guangzhou R&F have defended their HK$ 20 million budget for the upcoming season, which will see last season’s top-flight strugglers unleash...

Police pepper spray cleaver-wielding man after attack on busy Yau Ma Tei street
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:57

Police officers used pepper spray to subdue an African asylum seeker who is suspected of attacking a Pakistani man with a meat cleaver on a busy thoro...

Documentary shows the struggle of Hong Kong online news providers
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:11

Business considerations are heavily affecting editorial decisions made in the city’s already struggling media industry, which is under pressure ...

Parents at troubled Hong Kong school consider transfer of their children
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:43

Some parents of pupils at a Tuen Mun primary school embroiled in an enrolment row said on Saturday they were considering transferring their children e...

WIN Motorsport announce arrival at Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup Championship
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:44

Hong Kong’s WIN Motorsport on Saturday proved they are already a formidable new force in regional motorsport by winning the prestigious Asian Le...

Foreign politicians call for release of Hong Kong’s ‘political prisoners’ Wong, Law and Chow
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:43

A group of foreign politicians, lawyers and activists has condemned Hong Kong’s jailing of three young democracy activists who stormed a governm...

Breakfast, billionaires and big buildings: how do Hong Kong and Singapore really compare with each other?
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:51

Improvements in education have seen Singapore surpass Hong Kong in terms of “liveability” for the first time, according to the latest Econ...

Hong Kong banks offer this year’s lowest mortgage rates for two projects in Tsuen Wan
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:43

Competition in the mortgage loan business among banks in Hong Kong is heating up, with some partnering with mortgage brokers to offer this year’...

Lawyers confident three jailed Hong Kong student protesters will receive leave to appeal against prison terms
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:44

Lawyers say they are confident the three Hong Kong student leaders sentenced to prison by the Court of Appeal on Thursday will be granted leave to app...

Those who are leading our youth into lawbreaking should take a look in the mirror
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:47

It’s always painful to watch idealistic young people being sent to jail for their beliefs. But this does not mean they don’t deserve their...

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