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Food truck scheme hard to stomach after glory days of Hong Kong’s street hawkers
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:57

When I arrived in Hong Kong just shy of quarter of a century ago, the city literally reeked of street food. From the now outlawed stinky tofu –...

Universities can benefit from being independent in many ways, Warwick provost suggests
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:55

While many local students and stakeholders request and fight for autonomy in university governance in Hong Kong, an international expert in higher edu...

Countdown begins to Volvo Ocean Race Hong Kong
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:46

Hong Kong joined the nautical world in celebration as the 13th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race set out from Alicante, Spain, on Sunday, launching the ...

Builder jailed 32 months by Hong Kong court for slashing teenage son on face
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 04:43

A Vietnamese construction worker who slashed his teenage son on the face with a 28cm knife during a family argument was jailed for 32 months by a Hong...

Protect our autonomy rather than push for independence
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 02:53

Hong Kong has been consumed by debates over independence and autonomy. The international scene today offers ample lessons on why they must be handled ...

I’m still kicking butt and feeling great, says ageless Alain Ngalani as he prepares to wrestle ‘Burmese Python’
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:44

Don’t talk to Alain “The Panther” Ngalani about age. Or the ravages time might inflict. Or even about making way for the next genera...

Beijing’s top diplomat in Hong Kong tells foreign envoys to respect China’s sovereignty
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 22:45

Foreign countries must respect China’s sovereignty and understand Beijing’s strategy on Hong Kong in a “comprehensive and accurate m...

Carrie Lam’s magic number of 800,000 public rental flats ‘made up’, Hong Kong lawmakers say
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 20:43

Hong Kong’s housing minister has failed to explain to lawmakers how the city’s leader decided 800,000 was the magic number at which the su...

Guangzhou is China’s most liveable city, according to UN-Habitat report
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:47

Hebe Guo, a 30-year-old PR manager, and her husband, a financial manager in a state-run bank, are moving from Shenzhen to Guangzhou, because of the ga...

Aubrey Swanepoel and Sohail Tanvir stake their claims for a quick return at the T20 Blitz
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:44

The successful resurrection of the Hong Kong Sixes has provided the top players with an added benefit beyond the thrill of competing in an innovative ...

Beijing launches second sale of “joint-ownership homes” in Shunyi
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:58

Beijing municipal government has started sales of a second batch of “joint-ownership homes”, allowing residents and non-locals to buy home...

Fairy tale complete as Hong Kong mixed doubles pair pull off ‘well deserved’ victory
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 06:48

The fairy tale run of mixed doubles badminton pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet had a perfect ending as the Hong Kong shuttlers clinched their firs...

China’s securities regulator fast tracks rented-flat-backed securities
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 04:48

China’s securities regulator looks like accelerating its approval of rented-flat-backed securities, with a new product by a major developer give...

‘I keep telling myself it’s a walk in the park’ – but Simon Holliday is swimming 45km around Hong Kong Island
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 02:44

When preparing for a record-breaking swim around Hong Kong Island, getting stung by jellyfish should be the least of your worries. “It will happ...

Spring Reit to hold meeting in November on whether to remove asset manager
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 22:54

Spring Real Estate Investment Trust (reit) said it would hold an extraordinary meeting on November 10 to discuss a resolution proposed by alternative ...

New heights for Hong Kong prime office rents, as mainland companies fuel demand
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:45

Hong Kong has become even more costly in terms of high-end office space, as strong demand among mainland Chinese companies continues to push up rents ...

Chinese developer Jinmao searched by Hong Kong’s anti-graft agency
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 18:43

Chinese state-owned property developer China Jinmao Holdings said its Hong Kong office had been searched as part of an investigation into bribery. And...

Chinese developer Future Land puts its faith in shopping malls despite glut worries
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:47

Future Land Development, a Chinese developer that recently failed in an attempt at privatisation, aims to rev up expansion into commercial property wi...

Hong Kong superstar Rex Tso out of action for six months as he recovers from left eye injury
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 15:01

Hong Kong superstar Rex Tso Sing-yu’s bid for a world title shot will be delayed by at least six months as he rests an injured left eye sustaine...

A paean for property speculators and why the market needs them to function properly
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:49

[President] Xi underlined his housing policy when he outlined his vision for the mainland’s development over the next five years at the opening ...

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