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Will relaxed rules for Hong Kong’s online media usher in digital age?
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:42

Digital media outlets in Hong Kong would be allowed to cover official events and receive press releases or invitations under relaxed rules starting on...

Garden smart; a glimpse at the work landscape architect of Randle Siddeley
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:44

Gardens may seem like an unattainable luxury in this age of megacities. Yet urban planners and governments are keen to create greener cities, meaning ...

Generation rent? Not in China’s capital, where owning a home is still the ultimate prize
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:44

Authorities in China’s capital of Beijing are trying to get people to rent homes as part of their efforts to keep surging property prices in che...

Hong Kong shared housing project set to provide relief for 1,000 needy families
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:44

An affordable shared housing project in Hong Kong is expected to supply 500 flats for 1,000 poor households over a three-year period, a social service...

Living alone in big flat is waste says Hong Kong woman who supports scheme to provide affordable homes to the poor
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:43

Ng Suk-ching’s 600 sq ft home in an old Sham Shui Po building used to be filled with family, but after her husband died and her children moved o...

Bad weather, bad luck and poor driving from competition force Adderly Fong to quit China GT Championship
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:47

Hong Kong’s Adderly Fong Cheun-yue will race in the last two rounds of the Blancpain GT Series Asia after quitting the China GT Championship. Th...

From Tour de France support rider to big screen starring role, Mathew Hayman brings his story to Hong Kong
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:47

Hong Kong-bound Mathew Hayman has spent most of his cycling career as a support rider, helping others to win races – including at this year&rsqu...

‘Loud music, no phone, no ID card’: Hong Kong buyers report sales tactics of travel agent
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:46

The Hong Kong consumer watchdog publicly named and shamed a local marketing agent of a South Korean resort on Tuesday over misleading and high-pressur...

Eugenie Bouchard and Samantha Stosur among the latest to sign on for star-studded Hong Kong Tennis Open
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:43

The marquee names continue to commit to playing at next month’s Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open after organisers revealed that Canada’s E...

Not enough water and shade at West Kowloon concert that sent four to hospital, revellers claim
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:45

Revellers of an annual Hong Kong electronic music festival that saw four sent to hospital, including one who died, claimed the concert promoter did a ...

Hong Kong up and running at Asian Indoor Games with three medals as Lui Lai-yiu wins gold
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:46

Lui Lai-yiu gave Hong Kong a flying start with her gold medal in the women’s 60 metre hurdles at the Asian Indoor Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenista...

Let’s have a hi-tech solution to recycling
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:53

Many of our streets have been buried in paper and plastic waste in the past week. Barges bound for the mainland are filled to the brim with bushels of...

HNA Group says it has ‘sufficient capital’ to finance Kai Tak residential projects
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:57

HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate that spent HK$ 27.2 billion (US$ 3.5 billion) for a stake in Hong Kong’s residential land market, said the...

China’s August home price growth cools in top cities as property curbs bite
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:45

Home price growth lost steam in all major Chinese cities in August, an indication that Beijing’s efforts to stabilise housing costs are continui...

Hong Kong independence advocates have the ‘mentality of losers’ former education chief says
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:49

Pro-independence posters in university campuses reflect a “mentality of losers” among local students in the face of strong competition fro...

Four men accused of making explosives ‘were seen near abandoned Hong Kong TV studio’ as flashes and smoke filled sky
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:44

Four out of five men accused of making explosives in Hong Kong were spotted at an abandoned television studio as billows of smoke rose against “...

Evergrande’s Hui Ka-yan topples China’s top two tech tycoons to become country’s richest man – for a day
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:42

Hui Ka-yan, 58, chairman of property developer China Evergrande, became China’s richest man – unseating Tencent’s Ma Huateng and Ali...

Hongkongers in hospital after collapsing at music festival test positive for drugs
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:45

Three party-goers still fighting for their lives in hospital after they passed out over the weekend at the Hong Kong stop of an electronic music festi...

Mainland buyers could substantially push up demand for Hong Kong housing, says CLSA
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:42

Hong Kong’s property market could experience a significant demand boost if a small fraction of new home buyers in mainland China cast their atte...

Co-working office firm Spaces signs largest rental deal this year in Hong Kong’s Central
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:47

Amsterdam-based co-working office provider Spaces has agreed to rent an entire grade B office block in Hong Kong’s Central, the largest leasing ...

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