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Richard Li poised to take over £6 billion north London project, in his first foray into UK property
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 14:46

Pacific Century Premium Developments (PCPD), controlled by Richard Li Tzar-kai, the younger son of Hong Kong’s wealthiest tycoon, is in talks to...

Will a lack of open space damage generations of Hongkongers?
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 10:52

In a crammed city like Hong Kong, where flats can be astonishingly small, residents struggle to find wide open spaces amid a high concentration of peo...

Meet the two teachers ‘in the zone’ to paddle board around Lantau in a bid to combat plastic pollution
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:45

Concentrating at your desk for more than a few minutes can be hard enough, but for two teachers paddle boarding around Lantau, they need to maintain f...

Brokers test market appetite for 50pc resale premium, even before ink dries on The Center’s price tag
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 04:42

Brokers are testing the market to see if property buyers are willing to fork out a 50 per cent premium for office space at The Center, just a day afte...

Hong Kong climb Fifa rankings to 142 after good recent form, China become Asia’s fourth best team
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 03:01

Hong Kong leapt five places to No 142 in the world when the latest rankings were published by soccer’s governing body Fifa on Monday. The men&rs...

Time for HNA to check out of Spanish hotel after getting kicked off its board?
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 00:43

HNA Group’s precarious grip on a US$ 2.2 billion Spanish hotel company remains in doubt as a mountain of debt becomes due, and China puts the s...

From cassettes, mini buses to the world’s priciest tower: a peek at Hong Kong’s buyers of The Center
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 22:44

A consortium called C.H.M.T Peaceful Development Asia Property agreed to pay tycoon Li Ka-shing a record HK$ 40.2 billion (US$ 5.15 billion) for The...

Hong Kong users hit by global WhatsApp messaging service outage
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 20:42

Hong Kong mobile phone users were left asking “what’s up with WhatsApp” after the messaging service broke down for several hours on ...

Hong Kong telecoms giant bets on ePrix and fast evolving ‘smartphone on four wheels’
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:42

HKT is investing in technology you do not see coming – or cannot even imagine – but one you do see is electric cars. Hong Kong’s la...

Fanatical Hong Kong race fans will only stand to cheer home a winner, not for a national anthem
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:42

Depending on how new laws are interpreted in Hong Kong, punters could face a three-year jail term for not standing during the Chinese national anthem ...

Former champion Justin Rose commits to next month’s Hong Kong Open, but International Races off the cards this time
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:51

Many are set to benefit from the scheduling shift that ensures the UBS Hong Kong Open no longer clashes with the Longines Hong Kong International Race...

Warriors or wimps? Hong Kong gymnasts leave comfort zone for a Spartan adventure in the outdoors
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:49

Sipping on a freshly cracked coconut at the beach on a balmy afternoon is typically what athletes dream of doing during the off-season – but not...

Hong Kong’s first official rugby league test match proves code is here to stay despite the doubters in ‘union hotbed’
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:47

As the Rugby League World Cup gathers steam, Hong Kong, too, are making their presence felt in a sport that until two years ago wasn’t even play...

Revamped government think tank to get HK$120 million a year and ‘make impact’, Carrie Lam says
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 04:48

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has suggested that a revamped government think tank would get an annual funding of about HK$ 120 ...

Time to stop the official fun and games in Hong Kong
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:46

Hong Kong has a rare opportunity to showcase our being socially progressive – and make a few bucks along the way. The city has successfully foug...

China’s largest dairy operator Huishan says creditors agree to debt restructuring
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:44

China’s largest dairy farm operator Huishan Dairy said on Wednesday that a debt restructuring plan has won the support of more than half of its ...

Legco debate on joint rail checkpoint adjourned after meeting descends into chaos
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:43

The Legislative Council debate to approve a controversial joint checkpoint on the Hong Kong side for the cross-border railway to Guangzhou descended i...

Expect longer commute times in Hong Kong Central district ahead of Formula E race, official warns
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 20:44

Traffic congestion in Hong Kong’s financial centre is expected to intensify in the run-up to the Formula E race early next month as some roads t...

‘It was fun until golf wasn’t fun,’ says Jason Hak as Chinese prodigies Jin Cheng and Lin Yuxin upstage local hope at Clearwater Bay Open
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:47

He enjoyed going around with two of China’s most promising young golfers but that was where the fun ended for local hope Jason Hak Shun-yat on t...

Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities can’t assess preschool quality as reports are not in English, survey reveals
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:48

Non-Chinese speaking parents in Hong Kong have been struggling to choose kindergartens suitable for their children as more than 99 per cent of officia...

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