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Over a thousand home seekers chase just four flats at Parc City in Tsuen Wan
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:42

The odds were stacked against them, at more than 300 to 1. But in a property market as hot as Hong Kong’s that wasn’t enough to stop some ...

Mainland blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2 unlikely to impress Hong Kong moviegoers, critics say
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:43

Chinese blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2 may not be able replicate its mainland success when it is released in Hong Kong on Thursday, as its patriotic theme...

Require sexual conviction reviews for those working with Hong Kong children, group urges
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:45

A scheme for employers in Hong Kong to review the sexual conviction record of those working with children should be legislated and made available to p...

Guangzhou in 48 minutes? Hong Kong critics of high-speed rail plan urge pulling TV commercial over claim
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 10:45

Opponents of a controversial plan in Hong Kong to allow mainland Chinese laws to be enforced in the city for a cross-border high-speed rail link have ...

Historic moment as Hong Kong team competes in Nascar
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 06:43

A Hong Kong-based racing team made history by becoming the first team from the city to compete at Nascar in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, So...

Jacqueline Siu secures silver medal for Hong Kong in dressage as National Games campaign gathers momentum
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 04:45

An outstanding performance in the dressage final from Jacqueline Siu Wing-ying brought another silver medal for Hong Kong and the sport’s second...

Independence banners fly on Hong Kong campus on first day of academic year
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 02:44

The controversial issue of Hong Kong independence made a high-profile comeback on Monday despite Beijing’s stern warnings in recent months, as b...

Letter from a Hong Kong prison misses the point on freedom
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:44

One of the most talked-about events of the past week has been the online publication of “Letter from Prison” from jailed Occupy protest le...

Hong Kong’s Jacqueline Siu salutes ‘beautiful’ partner after winning silver at the National Games
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:53

Hong Kong’s Jacqueline Siu Wing-ying made the most of a new partnership with a quirkily named horse to take silver in the dressage competition a...

Hong Kong lags behind on technology, innovation and sharing economy, survey shows
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 20:44

Hong Kong is lagging behind other Asian cities in developing innovation and technology, and the government has a less open-minded approach towards a s...

‘We simply didn’t rise to the occasion,’ says Hong Kong baseball coach after Chinese Taipei slump
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:00

Twelve-time international champion baseball coach Anthony Bennett observed silently as his Hong Kong women’s team suffered a 16-1 defeat by worl...

Anxious students line up outside British visa centre as processing delay presses on
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:42

The British visa centre was swamped by over 80 anxious Hong Kong students and their parents on Monday who feared they might lose their university plac...

Hong Kong high jump ‘Beauty’ Cecilia Yeung narrowly misses out on a bronze at National Games
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:44

High jumper Cecilia Yeung Man-wai narrowly missed out on a medal at the National Games despite clearing the same height as the bronze medallist at Tia...

Smaller developers react to slowing market by selling entire buildings
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:43

Small to mid-sized property developers appear to have shifted their focus for profit in recent months by selling entire residential blocks to investor...

John Tsang and the perils of populism
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 04:45

What’s wrong with populism? That’s an interesting question raised by John Tsang Chun-wah in a speech given at the University of Hong Kong ...

Memorial event for Liu Xiaobo held on Hong Kong beach, calls for release of his widow
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 22:51

Dozens of Hong Kong residents took part in a memorial event on Sunday afternoon to commemorate the late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, and urge Beijing to...

Hong Kong people can find solutions for the mess they created in housing and wealth gap
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 16:44

Hong Kong’s new 30-member Task Force on Land Supply appointed by the government could be a predictable farce in the making, because it will chas...

Why Hong Kong residential property management fees are Asia’s highest
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 14:45

Sabrina Wong and her family moved into their perfect home this summer, an all new 1,200 square feet flat at the posh Pavilia Hill development nestled ...

Observation Wheel set for scrapheap as Hong Kong official says new operator ‘very unlikely’ to retain it
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 12:44

Hong Kong’s Observation Wheel looks set for the scrapheap and will be replaced with a new model after the government on Sunday revealed its new ...

Crazy? Maybe ... but it’s my calling, says Hong Kong man who plans to run 1,400km around Taiwan
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 10:45

Having run 303 miles in five days at Hawaii’s Epicman in the summer, Hong Kong ultra marathon runner Wong Ho-fai wants to run almost three times...

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