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Double whammy leaves Hong Kong tennis fans wondering what will be served up in future
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:46

Is it the nature of tennis and more specifically the genuine physical demands of the WTA season, or is there something more Machiavellian at play here...

HNA’s Kai Tak project receives US$93m capital injection from subsidiary
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 04:46

A subsidiary of HNA Group, Hong Kong International Construction Investment Management Group (HKCIM), has injected HK$ 728 million (US$ 93.24 million...

If we really want to make world news, let’s ban Chris Patten
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 02:52

Beijing is often accused of illegitimately interfering in Hong Kong affairs. Yet, instances where its influence was exercised within its rights were o...

Father knows best? Gavrilova says Hong Kong Tennis Open wobble caused by ‘silly’ comment to her dad
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:43

Don’t talk back to your parents, so the saying goes, and Daria Gavrilova almost learned the hard way at the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open. Th...

Carrie Lam changes plan for HK$10 billion waterfront authority
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:47

Hong Kong’s leader revealed a change of position on developing the city’s waterfront, now departing from a highly anticipated plan for a H...

Security staff at Hong Kong airport accused of stealing HK$1,500 from passenger
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:44

A local man believed to be an airport security officer was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport late Thursday for allegedly stealing 1,300 yuan...

Will an ageing Hong Kong stop the property bull in its tracks?
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00

Things that make you go hmmm… As a young investment bank analyst who really should have known better, I met a couple of institutional clients b...

Carrie Lam says Wan Chai Sports Ground will be demolished – eventually
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:55

Initial jubilation over saving the Wan Chai Sports Ground from demolition was muted on Thursday after Hong Kong’s leader said the land the iconi...

Hong Kong’s anthem boo-boys are just uncivilised losers
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:50

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor mostly steered clear of contentious political issues in her maiden policy address. But in a press conference afterwards, sh...

I tried but I just couldn’t – Wozniacki apologises to fans after she becomes latest star to pull out of Hong Kong Tennis Open
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:49

Tournament organisers at the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open were left scratching their heads wondering what they had done to deserve their bad luck ...

Hong Kong Tennis Open in disarray as defending champion Wozniacki pulls out moments before second round match
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:44

The Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open was thrown into disarray on Thursday night, when Caroline Wozniacki, the defending champion and the biggest name ...

Hong Kong feels the heat as Observatory issues second ‘very hot’ weather warning in October
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:43

The Hong Kong Observatory issued an unprecedented second heat warning in October on Thursday as soaring temperatures baked the city. Parts of Hong Ko...

Venus Williams keeps mum on Serena at Australian Open after getting back to business in Hong Kong
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:47

Keep the questions to the tennis, the gathered media was urged before Venus Williams’ post-match press conference. The Victoria Park media tent...

Financial firms the latest to embrace co-working spaces in search for new ideas
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:46

Co-working spaces are no longer just places for entrepreneurs to start businesses, as financial services companies embrace the concept to seek innovat...

Will raft of social policies targeting elderly, poor and commuters ease Hong Kong’s problems?
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00

In a bold pledge to tackle the city’s ageing problem as part of social policies announced on Wednesday, Hong Kong’s leader raised the cont...

Wimbledon déjà vu for Williams as Venus suffers stunning Hong Kong Tennis Open collapse
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 04:44

The painful memory of this summer’s Wimbledon final is one Venus Williams likely hoped she could quickly shake out of her head. But there was a ...

Booing Chinese national anthem a ‘serious issue’ about respect and identity, Hong Kong leader says
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:42

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has hit out at local fans who boo the Chinese national anthem at football matches, saying the issu...

Tax cuts ‘helpful’ only if companies earn a profit, says SME owner
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:51

The founder of a Hong Kong gaming start-up welcomed Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s research and development (R&D) incentives a...

‘Zero waiting time’ plan could provide crucial care for elderly
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:45

When Chen S.Y., 62, suffered a stroke two years ago, his wife Wong Y. knew a tough road lay ahead as the couple had no one to help them at home. She h...

Relief for Hong Kong track and field community as Wan Chai Sports Ground saved the chop – for now
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:45

Hong Kong’s track and field community on Wednesday welcomed the government’s decision to put the Wan Chai Sports Ground redevelopment plan...

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