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Hong Kong amputee set to take on city bike race, aims to inspire other disabled people
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:45

A Hong Kong cyclist with only one arm is looking to inspire other disabled people in the city to take on new challenges when he joins a 30km bike race...

Hong Kong protest against Rohingya persecution to urge help for Myanmar Muslim minority
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 08:49

Community groups in Hong Kong were set to protest on Sunday against the persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar, urging the city’s government and...

Kill all, burn all: the Japanese war tactic used on the Rohingya by Myanmar’s military
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:43

If only “restraint” were part of the Myanmar military lexicon, the violence faced by innocent Rohingya Muslims would be nowhere near the c...

Hong Kong needs comprehensive database for better land usage
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:42

A recent report which showed as much as 142 hectares of land in Hong Kong that could be converted for temporary uses are left vacant, raising the ques...

Hong Kong nano flats sell well, with low-cost offering for young buyers
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:47

The developer of a new housing project offering micro flats in Tuen Mun sold nearly 90 per cent of its units on Saturday as it attracted young buyers ...

More action needed on Hong Kong’s ageing population, says commission chairman
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 22:45

Hong Kong needs to boost efforts to cope with its rapidly greying population, after new figures showed the situation is even graver than previously th...

Fortune Reit chief Justina Chiu driving change at Tin Shui Wai shopping mall
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:44

Justina Chiu Yu, chief executive of ARA Asset Management, which manages the Fortune real estate investment trust (reit), is driving change at its larg...

Hong Kong whisky festival toasts two-thirds jump in attendance
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 18:44

Hong Kong’s whisky festival attracted two-thirds more fans than last year’s inaugural event, as more and more drinkers in the city become ...

Hong Kong boxing superstar Rex Tso has no chance of taking world title from ‘The Monster’, his next opponent scoffs
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 16:42

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s next opponent says the Hong Kong boxing superstar will have no chance against Japan’s Naoya Inoue if a proposed world ti...

Cutting queues and gaining quick entry to restaurants: a guide to the fast life in Hong Kong
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:52

Milking something for all it is worth is a concept very familiar to people in Hong Kong. Be it eating all the Wagyu beef and abalone at a buffet or po...

Eight winners of Hong Kong’s Men of Hope awards celebrate contributions to local community
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:45

Hong Kong-born Hollywood actor Byron Mann wants to bring stories set in the city to a global audience, and seeks to represent the territory in an &ldq...

Model, receptionist and now fighter – Japan’s Ayumi Goto hopes for nerves of steel in front of 8,000 Hong Kong fans
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:45

Japan’s unbeaten super bantamweight Ayumi Goto laughed when asked whether she could beat Hong Kong’s Rex Tso Sing-yu to the punch and beco...

Sense of decency needed in times of family tragedy
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 04:43

Free speech nowadays seems to mean cyberbullying and hounding those who don’t agree with you. When it was reported that the eldest son of Unders...

Chinese money targeting lower-grade Hong Kong commercial buildings in search for value
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:44

Mainland Chinese capital is shifting to lower-grade commercial buildings in Hong Kong as the prices of grade A offices become too expensive, seeking h...

Hong Kong equestrian team putting hardships over horses at National Games behind them
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:43

The Hong Kong equestrian team are confident they will come back stronger after a difficult learning experience in China where they captured just one s...

Meet Viking Wong – the jiu-jitsu black belt trying to toughen up the Hong Kong Police Force
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:43

If you partake in late night Lan Kwai Fong drinking sessions, you may have seen a drunk tourist or two being inelegantly reprimanded by bumbling swath...

Three Shanghai salesmen confess to taking US$765,000 in property bidding bribes
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:43

Shanghai police have arrested three real estate salesmen who confessed to accepted bribes totalling 5 million yuan (US$ 765,000), by holding back sup...

Hong Kong coach hails team spirit as Meng wraps up National Games with a silver in women’s road race
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:45

Cyclist Meng Zhaojuan shrugged off a disappointing year to bring home a medal as Hong Kong wrapped up the National Games with a silver in the women&rs...

Lin Dan hopes to continue until Tokyo 2020 Olympics after completing National Games victory
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:43

Veteran shuttler Lin Dan hinted he might take part in another Olympic Games after clinching a historic fourth consecutive gold medal at the National G...

Hong Kong university investigates ‘shameful’ poster mocking deputy education minister over son’s death
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:43

A Hong Kong university is trying to track down those responsible for putting up a makeshift poster mocking the city’s No 2 education mini...

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