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No sex please, I’m only here for discourse
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:46

It seems never a good idea to mention sex in political discourse in Hong Kong. People end up fixating on the sex bits and missing the larger topic. Th...

‘I was just lazy’ admits man accused of faking concrete test reports on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:35

One of 19 laboratory employees embroiled in a scandal involving faked test reports for a mega bridge project in Hong Kong has admitted he was just laz...

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang says court fees for bribery trial ‘unjust and unreasonable’
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:37

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has sought to tear up the multimillion dollar-bill imposed on him by prosecutors in his bribery trial. T...

SHKP demands HK$7m deposit from buyers – just to book a viewing at its North Point flats
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:01

Hong Kong’s property market has sparked dramatically into life again this week, with developers and individual owners moving fast to take full a...

Hongkongers who challenge Communist Party and central government have ‘brains made of granite’, says mainland official
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:41

A Beijing official based in Hong Kong on Friday mocked local critics of the Communist Party regime as having “brains made of granite”. Wan...

Poverty in Hong Kong hits record high, with 1 in 5 people considered poor
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:21

The number of Hongkongers living in poverty continued its upward trend and hit a record high last year, with one in five people living below the pover...

Four suspects on the loose in Hong Kong after avoiding police roadblock and leading officers on high-speed car chase
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:23

Hong Kong police are searching for the driver and three passengers of a seven-seater car after the vehicle made a U-turn in front of a roadblock, knoc...

Boy, 2, dies in hospital after being found unconscious in Hong Kong home
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:31

A two-year-old boy was found unconscious at home on Friday and later died in hospital, according to Hong Kong authorities. Emergency personnel were ca...

Firefighters, vegans, medics, legal eagles ... they’re all on the start line at the Oxfam Trailwalker
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:59

The Post is out and about on the MacLehose Trail for the Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend and spoke to some of the participants as they counted down the...

Hong Kong public consultation seeks views on major container terminal redevelopment
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:47

Would you live in a flat in Hong Kong with panoramic sea views, but have your home built on a 80-metre high podium above one of the world’s busi...

ICBC to offer 500 billion yuan worth of credit to spur home rental market in Guangzhou
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:47

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the nation’s largest bank by assets, said on Thursday it would offer 500 billion yuan (US$ 75.4...

Old hands to come up with new Legco tricks
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:52

The government may think it has been clever in getting rid of six Legislative Council radicals through the courts. Unfortunately, an equally radical b...

Swindled by Hong Kong agencies, Filipino helpers face debt, fear and broken dreams in Russia
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:53

A Filipino single mother of five who was once a domestic helper in Hong Kong, Nhie (not her real name) now works in Russia on a fake visa and is in co...

2017’s first decline in bank loans for property development after state controls chill Shanghai market
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:45

Bank loans to local developers in Shanghai recorded their first month-on-month decline for 2017 in October, after a slump in home sales and a bleak ou...

Victory first, then think about the record – Team Nepal talk how they can go faster than last year in Oxfam Trailwalker
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:46

Favourites AWOO Team Nepal missed the Oxfam Trailwalker record by three minutes when they won in 2016, but they insist the record is not their priorit...

‘We watch these guys on TV’: promising golf duo to share the course with their idols at Hong Kong Open
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:56

They say never meet your heroes, but Hong Kong golf talents Taichi Kho and Matthew Cheung Hung-hai will be doing exactly that at next week’s UBS...

Wharf’s commercial property spin-off to go public on November 23
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:49

Wharf Holdings’ new commercial properties spin-off, Wharf Real Estate Investment Company (REIC), is scheduled to list on the main board of the H...

Big sister is watching: Leo Au scores massive upset at Hong Kong Open
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:47

Local star Leo Au Chun-ming pulled off a major upset at the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, defeating three-time world champion ...

Thousands of Hong Kong’s Filipino workers fall victim to overseas recruitment fraud, official warns
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 02:50

Hong Kong has been a top breeding ground for job recruitment fraud as thousands of Filipino domestic helpers in the city have been trafficked to ...

Can you find a Hong Kong flat for under HK$10,000 a month that’s not in the middle of nowhere?
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:49

Unless you want to live in the middle of nowhere, it can be all but impossible to rent a flat in Hong Kong for under HK$ 10,000 a month. As of Frida...

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