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Hong Kong’s Stephanie Au relishing her new role as team mentor as she strikes gold again in Ashgabat
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:42

Stephanie Au Hoi-shun is shifting her focus towards next year’s Asian Games in Jakarta after her gold medal-winning performance in the short cou...

Soho China bets big on co-working sector with move into second-tier cities
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:43

Soho China, one of the country’s largest commercial property companies, is taking its co-working space business into second-tier cities, amid fi...

Stadium shame: Hong Kong allowed to host China at substandard 1,900-seater basketball stadium
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:02

Hong Kong will host China and two other top teams in the 2019 World Cup basketball qualifiers after the world governing body bowed to the reality that...

Hong Kong’s record property prices push more millennials into mortgage debt
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:47

Hong Kong’s millennials are becoming better represented in the home buying market, taking up one in three new mortgages this year, a new report ...

No public apology over fatal Hong Kong bus crash, Citybus says, but operator willing to meet families
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:46

Hong Kong bus operator Citybus will not apologise publicly for a deadly crash in Sham Shui Po on Friday, but is willing to meet the families of victim...

Stereotypes and misperceptions Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students have of each other: what’s true, what’s false?
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:44

Since Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, the number of mainland Chinese students enrolled annually in publicly funded university...

Outrage online after man filmed throwing and kicking dog in Hong Kong supermarket
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:44

A man who was seen in a viral video clip throwing and kicking a dog in a Tuen Mun supermarket was condemned for his actions online on Sunday. The five...

Hong Kong gold rush continues in Turkmenistan as Chan Kin-lok claims butterfly title
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:44

Chan Kin-lok attributed her steady diet of World Cup races for her gold medal-winning performance in the 100 metres butterfly in the short course swim...

Golden finish to track cycling events for Hong Kong at Asian Indoor Games as duo claim omnium titles
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:44

Leung Chun-wing and Diao Xiaojuan provided Hong Kong with a golden end to the track cycling events at the Asian Indoor Games on Saturday evening as th...

Hong Kong beat Japan to lift East Asia T20 women’s cricket title
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:53

Hong Kong were crowned East Asia T20 champions on Sunday after they scored a convincing five-wicket victory over Japan in the final at the Kowloon Cri...

Follow your passion and dream, Dongfeng sailor tells Hong Kong youngsters
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:52

Dongfeng Race Team sailor Horace Chen Jinhao gave a group of young sailing enthusiasts a message during training on Sunday: follow your passion and do...

‘Sudden dip in voltage’ traps 17 people in Hong Kong lifts for almost an hour
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:42

Rescue services freed 17 people trapped in lifts on Sunday morning after a tropical depression caused a split-second dip in voltage, according to a go...

Beyond Venture takes aim at Hong Kong start-ups
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:53

Hong Kong-based venture capital fund Beyond Venture launched on Thursday, targeting local Hong Kong start-ups with its initial fund expecting to be wo...

Divine to divided: How Occupy Central split Hong Kong’s Christian leaders
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:44

It was a Sunday in late September and Reverend Philip Woo was enjoying his day of rest, taking afternoon tea with a friend at the Admiralty Centre, bl...

Hong Kong’s children’s commission must be given clear mandate, foreign experts say
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:46

Hong Kong’s proposed children’s commission should have a statutory status with investigative powers, according to serving and former heads...

Lucky escape for Hong Kong family in deadly Kowloon bus crash
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:45

Eleven-year-old Kwok Kai-yin was waiting to cross the road with his parents on Friday night when he heard the roaring engine of a bus and saw the doub...

Hong Kong golden girl Sarah Lee hits out at ‘lazy’ teammates as they struggle through early rounds at Asian Indoors where she takes sprint title
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:45

Sarah Lee Wai-sze cruised to the first of what could be a hat-trick of gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan on Wedne...

Hong Kong cycling star Sarah Lee makes it a hat trick of gold medals at Asian Indoor Games as she completes clean sweep
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:49

Sarah Lee Wai-sze completed her clean sweep of gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games on Friday evening, claiming she never doubted he...

Typhoon standby signal issued for Hong Kong
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:43

A typhoon standby signal No 1 was issued in Hong Kong at 11.10pm on Saturday. A tropical depression, the lowest classification for tropical cyclones, ...

Shenzhen officials open schools for Hong Kong-born children, but many still opt for long commute
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:45

When Shenzhen officials announced in April they would reopen public primary schools to children from across the border, at least one mainland mother w...

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