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Putting the power of the paint brush to work for animal rights: Hong Kong artist targets Asia’s dog meat trade
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:45

Hong Kong entrepreneur and animal rights activist Peng Hong-ling is hoping to bring an end to Asia’s dog meat trade ... using oil paintings. The...

Dragon-like bridge proposed next to Hong Kong reservoir road to ease chronic traffic
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:47

A Hong Kong-based architect has unveiled his latest plan for an alternative method to cross Tai Tam Reservoir, notorious for chronic traffic problems ...

Hong Kong swimmers set record with gold medal relay performance at Asian Indoor Games
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:43

Hong Kong’s swimmers set a new Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games record to take gold in the women’s 4x50 medley relay to cap a successfu...

‘This is the most important’: Sarah Lee leads Hong Kong to gold in team sprint at Asian Indoor Games
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:56

Sarah Lee Wai-sze’s pursuit of a hat-trick of gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games remains firmly on track going into the keir...

Sunac China shares are up 400pc year to date, but bullish investors see even more upside
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:46

Aggressive expansion and heavy debt are nothing to worry about – at least for investors in Sunac China. The Chinese property developer, which sp...

Canto-pop star Aaron Kwok becomes a father at 51
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:52

Canto-pop star and actor Aaron Kwok Fu-shing is celebrating fatherhood at the age of 51. The singer-actor broadcast the good news by posting a pictur...

Hong Kong starlet Dai Wai-tsun’s appearance on Fifa 18 makes him the first local player to feature in the series (but you might not be in a hurry to pick him)
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:48

Teen ace Dai Wai-tsun continues to break new ground after becoming the first Hong Kong player ever to feature in a Fifa video game series. Fans will b...

Institutional funds eyeing co-working boom
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:44

The popularity of co-working spaces is no longer limited to start-ups and small businesses. The sector is becoming increasingly attractive to multinat...

Bumpy ride ahead for theme park operators in China
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:44

Despite all the excitement over the theme park businesses in China, Wang Xuguang, chief executive of Dalian-based Haichang Ocean Park Holdings, refuse...

MTR chairman ‘still considering’ money for Hong Kong arson victims amid criticism
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:47

Hong Kong’s railway operator is “still considering spending money to help” victims of a petrol attack on one of its trains early thi...

Huarong freezes new loans to developer Sunac
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:44

China Huarong Asset Management, one of the country’s big four state-owned bad loan banks, has ordered a suspension of new lending to property gi...

China’s developers to face a major debt refinancing scramble in 2018, rating agencies say
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:45

China is set to experience a wave of maturing debt in 2018 as Chinese property developers set about a major refinancing cycle expected to last two yea...

New World weighs ‘super low’ down payment scheme to help university grads get on housing ladder
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:43

New World Development is considering a special financing scheme to help local university graduates gain a foothold on the housing ladder at “sup...

Intruder breaks into former Canadian official’s Hong Kong home
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:43

The former executive director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, David Nesbitt, became the latest victim in a recent spate of high profile break-ins...

Changing the game: Macau bets big on sports in bid to shed its gambling image
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:44

Macau has earned a reputation as the Las Vegas of Asia for good reason, right down its own garish fake Eiffel Tower at the Parisian. Now its cavernous...

Sun Hung Kai to offer 90pc mortgages for high income groups at Lohas Park project
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:46

Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) offered an array of financing schemes to draw potential buyers for its new project in Tseung Kwan O on Tuesday, includi...

Hong Kong container home trials to be launched at HKU and Science and Technology Park
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:53

The Science and Technology Park and the University of Hong Kong will be the sites for two trials of prefabricated containers as homes for students and...

How Hong Kong’s ‘gymnast Angel’ is flying high again after devastating injury that left her leg barely held together
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:46

Angel Wong Hiu-ying couldn’t hold back the tears as she walked into the gymnastic venue at the recent China National Games: it was the 30-year-o...

As mortgages grow scarce in China, homebuyers turn to car and college loans, firm says
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:49

Chinese borrowers are turning to a new funding channel to snap up ­properties – short-term consumer loans usually reserved for cars or an ed...

Shanghai pips LA on this US$1,500 rental benchmark
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:47

For US$ 1,500, you will rent three times more space in Shanghai than in Los Angeles, according to the latest research by RENTCafé, a division ...

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