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Pro-democracy activists plan National Day march amid calls to sack Occupy co-founder Benny Tai
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:43

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy bloc vowed to launch a black T-shirt march on National Day in protest over “political persecution” by the ...

More clashes at Chinese University over independence posters
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:44

About 10 members of a pro-Beijing group held a protest on Sunday and threatened to tear down independence-themed posters at a space given over to stud...

NBA legend Kobe Bryant on how Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do philosophy inspired ‘Mamba Mentality’
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:49

“You put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water in to a bottle, it becomes the bottle. Be formless, shapeless like water. Be water,...

Woman stabbed to death on Hong Kong bus after dispute
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:43

Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed to death reportedly by a man who fell onto a pavement after breaking a window on the upper deck of ...

Macau votes for new legislature in ‘most hotly contested polls’ in years
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:43

More than 300,000 Macau voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new legislature as the world’s top casino hub enters what is arguably the mo...

Occupy co-founder Benny Tai calls on Hongkongers to defy ‘sugar-coated authoritarianism’
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:46

The co-founder of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement Benny Tai Yiu-ting vowed not to retreat if he were jailed and lost his university teaching post, w...

Lads’ mags, disasters and cities full of hermits: the world through the eyes of novelist Lolita Hu
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:43

Disasters seem to follow Lolita Hu Ching-fang. The Taiwanese-born novelist has lived in cities all over the world and wherever she goes, the bad luck ...

Hongkongers told to guard against heatstroke as mercury hits 34 degrees Celsius
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:44

Hongkongers were being urged to take steps to avoid heatstroke on Saturday as the city sweltered under scorching hot temperatures. A maximum temperat...

Why are Hong Kong’s expats still down in the dumps about living in the city?
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:47

Eco warrior Jo Wilson has lived in Hong Kong with her family for 21 years, but she feels so depressed about the city’s environmental situation t...

Troubled Hong Kong ‘phantom pupils’ school sees 24 per cent drop in Primary One enrolment
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:48

A troubled Hong Kong school that grabbed headlines for exaggerating its enrolment, saw its actual Primary One intake plunge by 24 per cent compared wi...

Green groups call for less use of paper, amid Hong Kong collection strike
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 04:46

Green groups have called on Hongkongers to use less paper and store waste paper at offices or homes as part of measures to address a week-long halt in...

Wheelock Properties applies to include subsidised flats at its project in Tai Po
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:44

Wheelock Properties said it has applied to turn its farmland in Tai Po into a mixed private-public housing development that will include subsidised fl...

Mandarin Oriental shares surge 21pc as it receives potential buyers for Excelsior Hotel
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:46

Shares of Mandarin Oriental International surged more than 20 per cent on Friday after the company announced it has received proposals from potential ...

Wheelock’s Kai Tak launch draws hundreds of homebuyers
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:43

Hundreds of potential buyers queued up for the sales launch of a new residential project in Kai Tak by Wheelock Properties on Friday, with one group b...

Hong Kong high jump star and model Cecilia Yeung eyes Asian Indoor Games birthday present
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:43

After a near miss at the National Games in Tianjin, high jumper Cecilia Yeung Man-wai is hoping to celebrate her 23rd birthday on Monday with a bright...

Society charges up to HK$200 for ‘free’ speech by former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:43

The Hong Kong branch of a British academic association has caused confusion after it was found to be selling tickets to a speech to be given by former...

Woman in Hong Kong dies after being found in sea off Ma On Shan
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:59

A woman died on Friday after being found floating and unconscious in the sea off a beach in Hong Kong. The 36-year-old had been walking a dog in the c...

Hong Kong waste paper firms halt collection as new mainland rules threaten their survival
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:50

Waste paper exporters in Hong Kong may face a wave of business closures in the next few months if an import restriction policy in mainland China goes ...

Hongkongers undaunted by North Korean missiles as they head to Japan’s tourist hotspot Hokkaido
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:44

Tour agencies have urged travellers to take precautions including sufficient insurance when visiting the popular tourist spot of Hokkaido in Japan, as...

Sun Hung Kai next to get behind Hong Kong’s new subsidised starter homes scheme
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:43

Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), Hong Kong’s largest developer by value, said it has identified three possible sites suitable for building afford...

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