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Median salary of Hong Kong sub-degree graduates only 3 per cent more than those from high schools: study - World News
Median salary of Hong Kong sub-degree graduates only 3 per cent more than those from high schools: study 9 hours ago
The median salary of Hong Kong’s sub-degree holders was only 3 per cent more than that of high school graduates in 2016, a significant drop from the 25 per cent difference in the 1990s, according to findings of a study released on Wednesday. New Cen
Cathay Pacific to launch direct flight from Hong Kong to Washington, with journey taking under 17 hours -World News
Cathay Pacific to launch direct flight from Hong Kong to Washington, with journey taking under 17 hours 9 hours ago
Travellers between Hong Kong and Washington can from next year enjoy a non-stop journey of under 17 hours, as Cathay Pacific Airways is expected to announce next week its direct service to the US capital. The new flight, on an A350 aircraft, will be the f
China should cut oil exports to North Korea by half: Ban Ki-moon -World News
China should cut oil exports to North Korea by half: Ban Ki-moon 10 hours ago
China must urgently consider cutting its oil exports to North Korea by at least half to force the isolated regime to “change course” on its nuclear and ballistic missiles programmes, the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-m
Pan-dems set up new panels to protest proposed Hong Kong Legco rule changes -World News
Pan-dems set up new panels to protest proposed Hong Kong Legco rule changes 10 hours ago
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy legislators attempted to showcase the benefits of a power that their opponents want to take from them, by voting on Wednesday to set up committees looking into two hot-button local issues. Their successful bid came amid the
Prison sentences are a must in fatal Hong Kong beauty blunder case, judge says -World News
Prison sentences are a must in fatal Hong Kong beauty blunder case, judge says 11 hours ago
A Hong Kong beauty clinic owner and a laboratory technician who offered an experimental cancer therapy that killed a healthy woman five years ago will learn of their punishments on Monday. But their co-defendant, a doctor who administered the treatment, w
Harvey Weinstein’s Hong Kong associate Bey Logan accused of sexual misconduct -World News
Harvey Weinstein’s Hong Kong associate Bey Logan accused of sexual misconduct 12 hours ago
Hong Kong has become embroiled in the Harvey Weinstein sex abuse scandal after multiple women alleged they were victims of sexual misconduct by an associate and former top executive of the Hollywood mogul’s operation in the city. British-born martia
Hong Kong close to final deal with Beijing on detention notification system: sources -World News
Hong Kong close to final deal with Beijing on detention notification system: sources 13 hours ago
Hong Kong is expected to get Beijing’s agreement this week on faster notification when its residents are detained, sources said, as Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu headed to Beijing on Wednesday to meet the mainland’s Minister of Publi
Nine Hong Kong democracy activists banned from contesting seats in China’s legislature -World News
Nine Hong Kong democracy activists banned from contesting seats in China’s legislature 14 hours ago
Nine Hong Kong democracy activists have been banned from the race to elect 36 deputies to China’s National People’s Congress. The move is in line with an unprecedented new rule that says candidates aspiring to represent the city in the country
AIA staff go the distance for charity, raising HK$109,000 in annual run -World News
AIA staff go the distance for charity, raising HK$109,000 in annual run 15 hours ago
It was that time of the year again for more than 100 AIA staff to do their bit for the community as they gathered at the Happy Valley Racecourse for the company’s annual charity run as part of Operation Santa Claus, the yearly fundraiser jointly org
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park announces HK$234.4 million deficit along with 9 per cent fee increase -World News
Hong Kong’s Ocean Park announces HK$234.4 million deficit along with 9 per cent fee increase 16 hours ago
For the second year in a row, Hong Kong’s Ocean Park recorded a loss coupled with a drop in attendance, which the theme park blamed on the city’s recent retail and tourism downturn. The Southern District attraction also announced a 9 per cent
No decision on British banker Rurik Jutting’s appeal against double murder conviction -World News
No decision on British banker Rurik Jutting’s appeal against double murder conviction 16 hours ago
Rurik Jutting, the British banker jailed for life in Hong Kong for brutally murdering two Indonesian women, will learn his fate another day, after a court on Wednesday decided to reserve its decision on his appeal. The Cambridge graduate, who was sentence
US professor Zhang Xiang set to be confirmed as next University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor -World News
US professor Zhang Xiang set to be confirmed as next University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor 18 hours ago
A Chinese American scientist is set to be confirmed as the University of Hong Kong’s next vice-chancellor on Friday, after a months-long search for a replacement for incumbent Peter Mathieson, who resigned earlier this year. Pending a nod from the u
Police and government units face chemical ‘bomb’ in anti-terror drill at Hong Kong Coliseum -World News
Police and government units face chemical ‘bomb’ in anti-terror drill at Hong Kong Coliseum 19 hours ago
About 500 police officers and personnel from other government units as well as some 100 members of the public took part in an anti-terrorism exercise at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom on Tuesday night. The interdepartmental drill, code-named “Wi
Widower in beauty treatment manslaughter case says he will never forgive those responsible for wife’s death -World News
Widower in beauty treatment manslaughter case says he will never forgive those responsible for wife’s death 20 hours ago
A widower who lost his wife in the worst beauty treatment blunder in Hong Kong history said in tears on Tuesday that he would never forgive the boss and staff from the chain responsible. “No one would ever forgive these people. They did all the
Not just a courtesy call: what gifts and guidance can Carrie Lam can expect from her first duty visit to Beijing? -World News
Not just a courtesy call: what gifts and guidance can Carrie Lam can expect from her first duty visit to Beijing? 20 hours ago
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will travel to Beijing from Wednesday to Friday for her maiden duty visit. Lam, who took office on July 1, will meet President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and other state leaders to update them on developments
Hong Kong households will see electricity bills rise by 1.9 per cent next year -World News
Hong Kong households will see electricity bills rise by 1.9 per cent next year 23 hours ago
Hong Kong’s two power ­companies announced on Tuesday that electricity bills are to rise by 1.9 per cent next year, after a last-minute about-turn by HK Electric amid a government veto on its proposed double-digit increase. HK Electric and CLP
Tighten drone flying rules now rather than wait for revised laws, Hong Kong lawmakers urge officials -World News
Tighten drone flying rules now rather than wait for revised laws, Hong Kong lawmakers urge officials 1 day ago
Rules on flying drones in Hong Kong should be tightened now by civil aviation authorities as any proposed amendments to legislation on unmanned aircraft would be outdated when enacted, lawmakers said on Tuesday. At the Legislative Council economic develop
From Asia’s World City to China’s running boy – Beijing and Carrie Lam carve out new role for Hong Kong -World News
From Asia’s World City to China’s running boy – Beijing and Carrie Lam carve out new role for Hong Kong 1 day ago
It seems to me that since Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was installed as Hong Kong leader, and for that matter in the months before, we have witnessed a bold and not exactly unsurprising redefinition of the city’s role in the world. All the available e
Hong Kong researchers discover crucial piece to mental illness puzzle -World News
Hong Kong researchers discover crucial piece to mental illness puzzle 2 days ago
Scientists at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have identified a gene mutation that leads to mental disorders in a breakthrough discovery that could help find a cure for diseases such as schizophrenia, the university announced on Tuesday. Th
Hong Kong’s bridge to Zhuhai to allow 7,000 extra cars to cross after ‘overwhelming’ demand for permits -World News
Hong Kong’s bridge to Zhuhai to allow 7,000 extra cars to cross after ‘overwhelming’ demand for permits 2 days ago
Transport chiefs on Tuesday more than trebled the number of private cars they will license to drive across the under-construction bridge from Hong Kong to the mainland, due to an “overwhelming response” from applicants for the first batch. The
Hong Kong is the 9th most expensive city in the world for expats, ahead of Singapore at 21st: survey -World News
Hong Kong is the 9th most expensive city in the world for expats, ahead of Singapore at 21st: survey 2 days ago
Hong Kong is back in the top 10 most expensive cities for expatriates in 2017, driven by the higher prices of goods and a stronger currency, according to a survey on cost of living. On Tuesday, human resources consultancy ECA International released its fi
Hong Kong doctor and technician guilty of manslaughter over death at beauty centre from unproven cancer treatment -World News
Hong Kong doctor and technician guilty of manslaughter over death at beauty centre from unproven cancer treatment 2 days ago
A doctor and technician have been found guilty of manslaughter after offering an experimental cancer therapy at a beauty clinic that killed a woman, in the worst beauty treatment blunder Hong Kong has ever seen. The convictions were the first of their ki
Hong Kong extends commuter subsidies to more types of public transport, costing government HK$2.3 billion a year -World News
Hong Kong extends commuter subsidies to more types of public transport, costing government HK$2.3 billion a year 2 days ago
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced on Tuesday the expansion of a proposed public commuter fare subsidy scheme to include more types of bus, minibus and ferry services. Over 2 million commuters would benefit from the scheme, with subsidi
Carrie Lam rejects call to mediate tensions in Legco over rule book changes, says pan-dems would not want her to interfere -World News
Carrie Lam rejects call to mediate tensions in Legco over rule book changes, says pan-dems would not want her to interfere 2 days ago
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Tuesday turned down a veteran politician’s suggestion that she mediate between rival camps in the legislature, who are locked in a clash over one side’s proposed changes to the rule book to curb f
Teaching Chinese culture in a modern context: how an international school gives its students an immersive experience -World News
Teaching Chinese culture in a modern context: how an international school gives its students an immersive experience 2 days ago
After walking between the indigenous Canadian totem poles at the entrance, we are surprised to find a whole floor of Chinese classrooms tucked away in the ski lodge-like architecture of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. As we enter the Chine