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Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset to be Hong Kong’s top property seller with record US$6.4b sales
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:53

Cheung Kong Asset Holdings said its property sales in Hong Kong were set to hit a record HK$ 50 billion (US$ 6.409 billion) this year, making it lik...

Want to emulate Lang Lang? Hong Kong pianists will need perfect playing skills but also luck, Berlin Phil media chief says
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:48

Hong Kong pianists will need to play perfectly but also score a bit of luck if they want to follow in Lang Lang’s footsteps as a soloist with th...

‘Olive branch’ may not be quite what it seems
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 04:51

Where did this come from? The opposition in the legislature has offered to meet members of the government-friendly bloc to discuss proposals from both...

Chinese banks being tempted into residential leasing market
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 02:52

China Construction Bank, China’s second-largest commercial bank by assets, has made its first foray into the country’s residential leasing...

Boos, jeers and cheers as Hong Kong lose to Bahrain in friendly
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:53

Fans again booed the national anthem and although there were lots of cheers, the Hong Kong faithful went home slightly disappointed after the hosts we...

Hong Kong soccer fans jeer national anthem despite tough new mainland laws
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:50

Hardcore Hong Kong soccer fans booed and swore when the national anthem was played at the start of a friendly match against Bahrain on Thursday, openl...

Swire Pacific issues profit warning, says competition a headwind for Cathay Pacific
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:48

Hong Kong-listed conglomerate Swire Pacific issued a profit warning Thursday, its second in 10 years, saying the operating environment of its aviation...

Children’s education drives Chinese demand for UK property
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:47

Chinese parents keen on a British education for their children are buying residential property in the UK in greater numbers, despite Beijing’s t...

Miguel Angel Jimenez adds to strong Hong Kong Open field as he goes for fifth Fanling title
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:48

Hong Kong Open history maker Miguel Angel Jimenez has confirmed he will take part at Fanling later this month as he chases a fifth title at the tourna...

Would you buy your children a flat in Hong Kong? Seven out of 10 parents in the city say they would
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:46

Seven out of every 10 Hong Kong parents are willing to give their children financial assistance to buy a home, according to a survey released on Thurs...

China and Hong Kong are becoming global heavyweights in the emerging ‘proptech’ field
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:46

Asia has a commanding role in the emerging sector of property technology or “proptech”, the application of technology to solve challenges ...

How Hong Kong’s MMA community is reconnecting after the ‘traumatic’ end of Epic
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:50

When Epic MMA Club closed it doors in July, Hong Kong’s mixed martial arts community was left in limbo. The city’s first high-end mixed ma...

Hong Kong police told to use new tactics to confront protesters during Occupy, retired officer tells court
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 04:45

Police were trained and equipped to defend the streets using new tactics to confront passive protesters during the 2014 Occupy demonstrations, a retir...

We might start taking Hong Kong fans’ names to curb national anthem booing, FA director says
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:52

Soccer fans who buy tickets to watch the Hong Kong team’s matches could have their names taken in future, as part of attempts to reduce booing w...

A Hong Kong mother’s fight for the truth behind girl’s death on mainland China
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:50

A Hong Kong mother embroiled in a row with a mainland Chinese school over the mysterious death of her daughter, 18, three years ago has vowed to pursu...

Legco expected to pass thanks motion for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s policy address
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 22:43

For the first time in nine years, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council is expected to pass a motion of thanks for the chief executive’s policy ...

Link Reit investors in line for bigger payout as shop, car park rentals rise
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:48

Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Link Reit) said its total distributable income climbed 7.2 per cent to HK$ 2.6 billion in the six months to Septem...

Lucas di Grassi set to kick off Formula E title defence in Hong Kong
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:43

FIA Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi is set to defend his overall championship when the series kicks off with the Hong Kong e-Prix next month. The l...

Hong Kong’s Babar Hayat to play for Kerala Kings in UAE T10 Cricket League
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:44

Babar Hayat’s selection by the Kerala Kings for next month’s T10 Cricket League shows that Hong Kong players are starting to catch the eye...

Hong Kong protester’s injury does not match policeman’s baton strike, doctor testifies at assault trial
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:47

A doctor who examined a man hit by a police baton during Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy protests told a court on Wednesday that his patient’s hor...

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