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Sunac China’s first-half profit shoots up 1,683 per cent on acquisitions
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 02:46

Sunac China, one of the country’s biggest property developers, saw its first-half net profit surge by 1,683.4 per cent to 1.3 billion yuan, boos...

Hong Kong democracy? Perhaps it’s time for some soul-searching
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:49

Reflecting on his first year in the legislature, independent lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick said the Hong Kong democracy movement is going nowhere becaus...

Hong Kong is misusing its public recycling bins, green group says
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:42

Waste-separation bins are being misused across Hong Kong, with contents more likely to end up in a landfill than at a recycling plant, a green group h...

Clarissa Lyra rides to bronze at the National Games
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:47

Hong Kong equestrian team rider Clarissa Lyra claimed a bronze medal in the jumping individual competition on Thursday at the National Games in Tianji...

Bank of China unit buys three commercial buildings in Hong Kong for HK$3 billion
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:42

Bank of China (Hong Kong)’s asset management arm said it has completed the acquisition of three commercial buildings in Hong Kong for a total of...

Macau basketball tournament set for slam dunk after hotshot sports lawyer settles Fiba legal dispute
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:45

A truce has been called in a battle over Asian club basketball after the sport’s world governing body finally gave official recognition to an up...

Third major storm in two weeks due to hit Hong Kong by Sunday, Chinese weather officials say
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:48

Hong Kong could be facing its third major storm in two weeks, with Chinese authorities forecasting landfall of a typhoon on Sunday. According to the G...

Hong Kong’s July home prices rise at the slowest pace in three months as market loses steam
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:44

Hong Kong’s prices of pre-owned homes rose at the slowest clip in three months in July, signalling that the breakneck pace of ever-higher banner...

Marks & Spencer in talks with Al-Futtaim to sell its Hong Kong, Macau businesses
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:49

British multinational retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) said on Wednesday that it had begun talks with one of its long-time partners Al-Futtaim, ...

New head teacher at scandal-hit Hong Kong primary school vows to restore confidence
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:44

The new head of a Hong Kong primary school embroiled in a series of recent scandals, including the exaggeration of the number of pupils to secure more...

Sudden closure of Hong Kong Observation Wheel and ride’s uncertain future upset tourists
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 04:44

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel, a major tourist attraction in Central Harbourfront, closed without warning on Wednesday as plans for its future remai...

Hong Kong can limit scope of national anthem law, according to retired lawmaker
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 02:49

Hong Kong will be able to limit the scope of a controversial new mainland law designed to curb abuse of the national anthem when writing it into local...

We’re hungrier than ever for more success, says history-making Hong Kong pair Kevin Wong and Brian Yeung
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 22:45

The history-making duo who secured Hong Kong’s first-ever tennis medal at the World University Games returned home hungrier for more success. Ke...

Evergrande shares rise to record as Hong Kong’s Chinese Estates keeps up its buying
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:44

Shares of China Evergrande Group rose to a fresh all-time high on Wednesday as Chinese Estates Holdings, controlled by Hong Kong tycoon Joseph Lau Lue...

David Tang dies: tributes paid to Hong Kong businessman and socialite
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:48

David Tang, the businessman who founded the Shanghai Tang chain of luxury clothes shops, has died, according to the Financial Times. He was 63. The Ho...

New World Department Store’s privatisation plan fails to garner required support from shareholders
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:55

Plans by the parent firm of New World Department Store China to take it private for HK$ 934.5 million have failed, after not managing to garner enoug...

Google Translate victim, or just a huge Emily Lau fan? Hong Kong legislator namechecked in bizarre tattoo
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:45

Emily Lau Wai-hing may have thought she had seen everything in her long political career. But even she was surprised to see an American fitness traine...

Hong Kong’s ‘Super Duo’ has title in sights at Asian-Pacific Golf Confederation Junior Championship
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 08:44

A mixed gender “super duo” will spearhead Hong Kong’s campaign in the 2017 Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation Junior Championship &ndas...

More than half of Hong Kong secondary school pupils show symptoms of depression, quarter display signs of anxiety
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:47

More than half of Hong Kong secondary school pupils show symptoms of depression while a quarter display signs of anxiety, a study has found, with key ...

More tiny flat developments release sale prices as Hong Kong’s love affair with small space continues
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 04:43

Hong Kong’s love affair with tiny flats shows no sign of cooling, with two more projects releasing pricing details this week before going on the...

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