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What can you buy for US$149 million? Playboy Mansion, Beyoncé’s home or 2 HK flats
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:48

Hong Kong’s housing was once again crowned the most expensive in the world with an unidentified buyer paying HK$ 1.16 billion or US$ 149 milli...

Thailand wants the rich to not just buy homes, but invest in high-end and tech sectors
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:11

Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand’s tourism and sports minister is on an economic mission – to draw high net worth individuals to the coun...

China number one Li Haotong only has one thing on his mind at Hong Kong Open – victory
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:49

China number one Li Haotong won €1.6 million (HK$ 14.6 million) on the European Tour this year but it was still tinged with disappointment after...

No sponsor, no sweat for Kowloon Cantons at Hong Kong T20 Blitz– they’ve still got two trophies
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:49

Kowloon Cantons may not have corporate backing but they have something none of the other Hong Kong T20 Blitz franchises possess – two titles. An...

‘Don’t say no because it’s difficult’: disabled Hong Kong sailor making waves and making history
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:29

There were around 1,400 people on 230 boats taking part in last weekend’s Around the Island Race, and even two dogs wearing life jackets, but it...

Hong Kong urged to adopt gender-neutral public facilities as Legco considers legal recognition of transgender people
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00

Sexual minorities in Hong Kong urged the government on Monday to set up gender-neutral public facilities to cut down on unwanted attention they claim ...

Defending champion Angus Ng must prove he belongs with badminton’s big guns at Hong Kong Open
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00

Defending champion Angus Ng Ka-long must rise to the occasion at the Hong Kong Open if he wants to prove himself among the elite class of badminton. T...

Chinese buyers cooling on Australian homes as financing gets harder to find
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:54

Chinese demand for Australian residential property has eased because of tighter capital controls imposed by Beijing and tougher restrictions on mortga...

‘Outlandish’: Hong Kong subsidised housing projects receive 86,000 applicants for 620 flats
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:02

About 86,000 Hong Kong families had applied for 620 subsidised homes, a record of 138 applicants competing for each flat, housing authorities said on ...

Why don’t we convert prime waterfront land at Hong Kong’s shrinking port into housing?
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:54

Would you live in a flat in Hong Kong with panoramic sea views, but have your home built on an 80-metre podium above one of the world’s busiest ...

Hong Kong’s US$71.7 million Mount Nicholson flat grabs title as Asia’s priciest address
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:53

A luxury home on The Peak in Hong Kong has just been sold for HK$ 560 million (US$ 71.7 million), setting another price record in the most expensive...

‘We will come to Hong Kong – and we will win’: meet the South Koreans aiming to dominate the city’s MMA scene
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:11

Kim Insu started training in mixed martial arts because he got sick of being beaten up by his younger brother. It proved a wise move both for Kim&rsqu...

Macau Grand Prix 2017: watch live coverage from the final day at the Guia Circuit
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:58

Day four’s action includes the FIA WTCC Main Race from 10.40am; the FIA GT World Cup from 12.10pm; and then the main event, the Formula 3 Macau ...

How hard can it be to simply say sorry?
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:50

Sorry seems to be the hardest word. That’s especially so with Democrat lawmaker Roy Kwong Chun-yu and veteran “yellow-ribbon” protes...

Mick Schumacher endures more hairy moments in Macau Grand Prix, but it’s all part of the learning curve
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:47

Mick Schumacher’s exterior remains calm but the eyes are a giveaway as they dart all around the pit area. The 18-year-old German is less taking ...

One in 10 Hong Kong primary pupils suffer from serious depression, survey shows
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:42

About one in 10 primary schoolchildren in Hong Kong have symptoms of serious depression and should be given medical treatment, according to a survey o...

A new Hong Kong Open dynasty? How Nour El Sherbini wants to follow in Nicol David’s footsteps
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:12

Just like the legendary Malaysian Nicol David before her, world No 1 Nour El Sherbini hopes she can start a new dynasty of her own after becoming wome...

‘Eighteen hours of running came down to a matter of minutes’ – Nutters Return take Trailwalker women’s first place
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:53

Nutters Return found themselves in an 18-hour battle for first place on the Oxfam Trailwalker but after a nail-biting finish, the team crossed the lin...

All for one and Four in Love as last of the stragglers reach finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:45

Four in Love might have finished last in the Oxfam Trailwalker but what they have achieved together will remain forever in their lives as they consoli...

‘I was lucky … I’m happy to be alive’: carnage as cars pile up in Macau GT Cup qualifying crash
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:14

A massive pile-up during the first lap of Saturday’s qualifying for the Suncity Macau GT Cup – FIA GT World Cup has thrown the event into ...

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