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Fanatical Hong Kong race fans will only stand to cheer home a winner, not for a national anthem
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:42

Depending on how new laws are interpreted in Hong Kong, punters could face a three-year jail term for not standing during the Chinese national anthem ...

Former champion Justin Rose commits to next month’s Hong Kong Open, but International Races off the cards this time
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:51

Many are set to benefit from the scheduling shift that ensures the UBS Hong Kong Open no longer clashes with the Longines Hong Kong International Race...

Warriors or wimps? Hong Kong gymnasts leave comfort zone for a Spartan adventure in the outdoors
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:49

Sipping on a freshly cracked coconut at the beach on a balmy afternoon is typically what athletes dream of doing during the off-season – but not...

Hong Kong’s first official rugby league test match proves code is here to stay despite the doubters in ‘union hotbed’
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:47

As the Rugby League World Cup gathers steam, Hong Kong, too, are making their presence felt in a sport that until two years ago wasn’t even play...

Revamped government think tank to get HK$120 million a year and ‘make impact’, Carrie Lam says
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 04:48

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has suggested that a revamped government think tank would get an annual funding of about HK$ 120 ...

Time to stop the official fun and games in Hong Kong
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:46

Hong Kong has a rare opportunity to showcase our being socially progressive – and make a few bucks along the way. The city has successfully foug...

China’s largest dairy operator Huishan says creditors agree to debt restructuring
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:44

China’s largest dairy farm operator Huishan Dairy said on Wednesday that a debt restructuring plan has won the support of more than half of its ...

Legco debate on joint rail checkpoint adjourned after meeting descends into chaos
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:43

The Legislative Council debate to approve a controversial joint checkpoint on the Hong Kong side for the cross-border railway to Guangzhou descended i...

Expect longer commute times in Hong Kong Central district ahead of Formula E race, official warns
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 20:44

Traffic congestion in Hong Kong’s financial centre is expected to intensify in the run-up to the Formula E race early next month as some roads t...

‘It was fun until golf wasn’t fun,’ says Jason Hak as Chinese prodigies Jin Cheng and Lin Yuxin upstage local hope at Clearwater Bay Open
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:47

He enjoyed going around with two of China’s most promising young golfers but that was where the fun ended for local hope Jason Hak Shun-yat on t...

Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities can’t assess preschool quality as reports are not in English, survey reveals
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:48

Non-Chinese speaking parents in Hong Kong have been struggling to choose kindergartens suitable for their children as more than 99 per cent of officia...

PAG reports Spring Reit manager to watchdog for ‘inaccuracies’ in circular to unit holders
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:45

PAG Real Estate, an investor in Spring Reit, has asked the Securities and Futures Commission to take action against the reit’s manager for prese...

Andy Lau’s Wall Street style TV series Trading Floor secret weapon of Fox+ in Hong Kong
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:46

Fox Networks Group Asia, the multimedia arm of American media giant 21st Century Fox, has launched its video streaming platform Fox+ in Hong Kong &nda...

Hong Kong snooker queen Ng On-yee eyes career first women’s world number one spot
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:01

Snooker queen Ng On-yee is on course to become number one for the first time as the race for top spothots up with incumbent Reanne Evans of England. &...

Joshua Wong tells world: ‘Hong Kong is more than just Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee, it’s a city fighting for democracy’
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:45

When he went to prison, Joshua Wong Chi-fung knew he could be in for a rough time. But he never imagined he would end up living with the same thugs wh...

Cafe de Coral to shut all outlets in eastern China as the Hong Kong flavour goes out of favour
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 06:55

Cafe de Coral, one of Hong Kong’s most popular fast food chains, said it would close all of its restaurants in eastern China by the end of this ...

Hong Kong Land set to open US$1.1b Beijing shopping centre this month
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 04:52

Hong Kong Land, the largest commercial landlord in Central, is making its first retail foray in Beijing - a market that drastically differs from its h...

Why mainlanders have lost their appetite for Hong Kong’s fast food
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 02:48

Michelle Li, a Chinese white collar worker, still remembers her excitement when she first visited Tsui Wah, a famous Hong Kong tea restaurant chain, s...

Booing the national anthem at a gymnastics performance? That’s not going to happen, say organisers
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 22:47

Organisers of the National Gymnastics Extravaganza are confident that the China national anthem saga that saw local fans boo at international soccer m...

Mainland border checkpoint motion on verge of moving forward as Hong Kong opposition nearly out of filibuster options
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 20:44

A motion to push forward a controversial joint checkpoint plan for a high-speed rail link to mainland China was expected to pass on Thursday after opp...

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