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Best atmosphere in the world: Neil Robertson praises Hong Kong crowd as he lifts Masters snooker title
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:45

Australia’s Neil Robertson stopped “The Rocket” in his tracks as he won the Hong Kong Masters, picking up a hefty cheque following h...

Neil Robertson fires up appreciative Hong Kong crowd as Ronnie O’Sullivan plans a bonfire of his own after Masters final
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:43

It could have been very different for 2017 Hong Kong Masters champion Neil Robertson. After apologetically defeating the territory’s favourite s...

Finance Committee chief seeks ways to restrict filibustering
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:48

The chief of the Legislative Council’s Finance Committee has floated new proposals to restrict filibustering over the funding approval process, ...

Hong Kong ‘bring your own bag’ event targets waste
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:47

A group of Hong Kong environmentalists is asking consumers to “shop naked” in a bid to protect Mother Earth. But fret not, they are not ho...

Hong Kong make it back to group one of Fed Cup Asia/Oceania with gutsy win over Uzbekistan
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:46

Hong Kong have won their way back into group one of the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania zone with a 2-1 victory over Uzbekistan in the group two final in Tajikis...

Policymakers to consider whether to end Air Macau’s privileged position after 2020
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:46

Macau’s policymakers will soon consider whether to end Air Macau’s privileged position as the sole home airline. Whether a second home air...

Final battle to save Macau’s exploited racing greyhounds
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:50

Animal rights groups are fighting a final battle to rescue 650 greyhounds in Macau and find them new homes after the city’s controversial racing...

Liverpool win Premier League Asia Trophy
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:55

Liverpool secured the 2017 Premier League Asia Trophy at Hong Kong Stadium on Saturday night after completing a convincing 2-1 win over Leicester City...

Vanke rally fizzles by day’s end after buyout of China’s biggest warehouse operator
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:51

China Vanke shares ended unchanged on Tuesday in whipsawed trading that saw them up as much as 4 per cent in the morning session, as investors had the...

Hong Kong records highest rent ever in the second quarter
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:03

Hong Kong’s residential market continues to be red hot as rents for private flats hit another new high in the second quarter this year. Average ...

Classy Coutinho and Salah paint Hong Kong Red as they lift Asia Trophy
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:20

Maybe it was because European giants Barcelona fired the starting gun in what is likely to become a summer-long pursuit of the magical Brazilian earli...

Liu Xiaobo artwork hits world streets in latest form of protest
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:01

The Australia-based Chinese artist behind a widely circulated illustration of dissident Liu Xiaobo and his widow, Liu Xia, is launching a global art c...

Sorry Hong Kong – Neil Robertson ends local star Marco Fu’s run at the Hong Kong Masters
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:55

Australia’s former world champion Neil Robertson defeated home star Marco Fu Ka-chun in the Hong Kong Masters – and then apologised to the...

I’m impressed: Seven-time world snooker champion Stephen Hendry praises Hong Kong team during clinic
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:56

It’s not every day you get to meet a seven-time world champion and even rarer you get tips from him. So it was a day to remember for members of ...

A peek into 6 of the smallest apartments in Hong Kong
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:48

Hong Kong’s residents, already accustomed to expensive, crowded spaces, learnt a new term in 2016 - the nano flat, apartments that measure less ...

Windsurfing phenomenon Mak Cheuk-wing defies tender age to earn spot at 2018 Youth Olympics
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:48

Talented windsurfer Mak Cheuk-wing proved her world title was no fluke as the 14-year-old secured a berth for next year’s Youth Olympics against...

Hong Kong boy not allowing birthmark on his face to blemish his life
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:49

He has been called “monster” and “ghost”, only ­because he has a birthmark on his face. But, at the age of five, Fergus La...

UK’s new chief judge could become first ever woman on Hong Kong’s top court
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:48

Hong Kong’s top court could soon get its first female judge, after its UK counterpart appointed its first ever female president. Lady Hale made ...

Residential market seen booming as buyers make a beeline for the Big Bay
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:50

The growth of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area will attract more people to move there than anywhere else in China with the result that h...

Liverpool take in the view from Victoria Peak as legends come along for Hong Kong ride
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:48

Liverpool’s legends took in the view from Victoria Peak on Friday morning, and John Barnes in particular was clearly impressed. “Can you w...

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