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Joshua Wong and fellow Occupy activists join protest march before expected jail time - World News
Joshua Wong and fellow Occupy activists join protest march before expected jail time 12 days ago
Convicted Occupy leaders including Joshua Wong took to the streets in Hong Kong to oppose “authoritarian rule” one last time on Sunday, days before they were expected to serve time in jail. Event organisers said 2,000 people joined the march f
Days numbered for filibustering Hong Kong pan-democrats in Legislative Council as pro-Beijing camp set to table 24 proposals -World News
Days numbered for filibustering Hong Kong pan-democrats in Legislative Council as pro-Beijing camp set to table 24 proposals 12 days ago
The days of Hong Kong pan-democrats dragging out legislative meetings are numbered as the pro-Beijing camp is set to move 24 proposals on Wednesday to amend the rulebook to restrict such tactics. The pro-establishment camp expressed confidence it would ga
Link Reit shopping centre sell-off prompts widespread concern from Hong Kong public -World News
Link Reit shopping centre sell-off prompts widespread concern from Hong Kong public 12 days ago
Nine out of 10 Hongkongers surveyed by a concern group that monitors public markets are unhappy about the Link Reit’s planned HK$23 billion sell-off of local shopping centres. The largest real estate investment trust in Asia last week announced the
Hong Kong hotel puts on a festival feast for dozens of disadvantaged children -World News
Hong Kong hotel puts on a festival feast for dozens of disadvantaged children 12 days ago
Some 70 disadvantaged children from charitable group Po Leung Kuk were given a rare Christmas treat last week. They indulged in a Christmas buffet to celebrate the festive season at L’hotel Nina et Convention Centre, with the added bonus of a great
Clear skies forecast for Hong Kong’s supermoon -World News
Clear skies forecast for Hong Kong’s supermoon 12 days ago
Hongkongers hoping to view the “supermoon” on Sunday night will be blessed with clear skies in which to marvel at the celestial spectacle, according to the Observatory. “It will be mainly fine [on Sunday] with few clouds,” said Cho
Hong Kong is hectic, but I’ve found ‘peace in the chaos’, says Portuguese urban artist Vhils -World News
Hong Kong is hectic, but I’ve found ‘peace in the chaos’, says Portuguese urban artist Vhils 12 days ago
The avalanche of stimulation and array of contrasts that Hong Kong throws at city dwellers have become the inspiration for a new exhibition by Portuguese urban artist Vhils. Alexandre Farto – commonly known by his tag name – is currently celeb
How China’s soaring appetite for Malaysian durians is causing a spike in demand in Hong Kong -World News
How China’s soaring appetite for Malaysian durians is causing a spike in demand in Hong Kong 12 days ago
China has a soaring appetite for durians and they are following the scent to Hong Kong, where they can savour a premium variety of the fruit, fresh from Malaysia. The Musang King could soon join the ranks of milk powder and toiletries that mainland Chines
Brexit and Trump ‘make Canada a more attractive prospect for Hong Kong international students’ -World News
Brexit and Trump ‘make Canada a more attractive prospect for Hong Kong international students’ 12 days ago
Canada has become an increasingly popular higher education destination for Hongkongers, the head of the University of Toronto said this week, with his own institution recording a more than 30 per cent increase in students from the city over the last five
Barbies, Minions, Christmas Trees and superheroes battle on the squash courts in Hong Kong’s colourful Wing Ding Tournament for Operation Santa Claus -World News
Barbies, Minions, Christmas Trees and superheroes battle on the squash courts in Hong Kong’s colourful Wing Ding Tournament for Operation Santa Claus 13 days ago
Stay back and stick to the walls or you may be knocked over by players dashing from one squash court to another as the sound of the horn blasts every three minutes to signal a new game. Players battle it out in 11 non-stop matches, each competing for thre
Hong Kong TV producer legend Robert Chua sees multimedia as future of industry -World News
Hong Kong TV producer legend Robert Chua sees multimedia as future of industry 13 days ago
Ask Hongkongers to name just one programme they fondly remember watching on TVB over the last half-century, and chances are high many a local resident will single out a programme from the station’s early golden days, Enjoy Yourself Tonight. Etched i
Formula E rolls onto Hong Kong streets for second time, but crowds less than electric -World News
Formula E rolls onto Hong Kong streets for second time, but crowds less than electric 13 days ago
The Hong Kong leg of the Formula E world championship rolled onto the streets of Central on Saturday morning, but the atmosphere was no match for that seen at similar events in Singapore and Japan, racegoers said, despite 20,000 tickets having been dished
As Formula E races through Hong Kong, a tax tweak has hit electric car sales hard -World News
As Formula E races through Hong Kong, a tax tweak has hit electric car sales hard 13 days ago
The Hong Kong government’s decision to slash a tax break on electric cars coincided with a precipitous decline in sales of the greener vehicles, government data revealed. On the weekend that the city hosted motor sport’s premier electric car e
How an award-winning Filipino photographer overcame personal adversity to excel in her field -World News
How an award-winning Filipino photographer overcame personal adversity to excel in her field 13 days ago
Hannah Reyes Morales is fast becoming a leading light in photojournalism in Southeast Asia, having seen her work featured in major outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and the National Geographic website. The award-winning Filipino was
Chinese piano star Lang Lang ‘200 per cent’ confident of coming back from arm injury -World News
Chinese piano star Lang Lang ‘200 per cent’ confident of coming back from arm injury 13 days ago
China’s top pianist said on Friday night that he was “200 per cent”confident of a full recovery from his arm injury, and hoped to make a comeback next summer. Lang Lang, one of the most sought-after pianists on the global classical music
Why a job is more than just an income source for Hong Kong’s mentally ill -World News
Why a job is more than just an income source for Hong Kong’s mentally ill 13 days ago
When the low budget Hong Kong film Mad World was chosen as a nominee for best foreign language film at the Oscars, it served as a stark reminder of the sobering reality faced by the mentally ill in the city. In the family drama, actor Shawn Yue Man-lok pl
Explainer: a brief history of TB in Hong Kong, as experts fear global comeback of the disease -World News
Explainer: a brief history of TB in Hong Kong, as experts fear global comeback of the disease 13 days ago
Tuberculosis, or TB, was once one of the most deadly diseases in Hong Kong and other Asian cities, and still leaves a lingering fear among older generations. Many traditional television dramas featuring the period when the “white plague” was a
Running is a way of life for Kenyan athlete Thomas Kiprotich who trains children in Hong Kong -World News
Running is a way of life for Kenyan athlete Thomas Kiprotich who trains children in Hong Kong 13 days ago
For most Hongkongers, it might be a morning jog before work or a session spent sweating on a treadmill. But for Thomas Kiprotich, running is a lifestyle and philosophy for good living – one that has brought the 30-year-old from an impoverished Kenya
Hong Kong, like India, needs to remember the truth about British colonialism -World News
Hong Kong, like India, needs to remember the truth about British colonialism 13 days ago
In Hong Kong to address the Asia Society this weekend, one of the things that strikes me again is that amid the profusion of colonial buildings in this teeming city, there is one startling absence. There is no museum to Hong Kong’s colonial history.
Picture of heart-warming farewell at Tsim Sha Tsui wharf captures interracial couple’s 1960s love story -World News
Picture of heart-warming farewell at Tsim Sha Tsui wharf captures interracial couple’s 1960s love story 13 days ago
It all started with a bet. “Whoever gets a date with her first is the winner,” Tony Caller, a British soldier, said to his friend as they strolled around a library at an army base in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The year was 1960, and the two boys were
Key rates are poised to rise in the first quarter, but what does this mean for Hong Kong borrowers? -World News
Key rates are poised to rise in the first quarter, but what does this mean for Hong Kong borrowers? 13 days ago
Interest rates in Hong Kong are rising for the first time since they were slashed following the global financial crisis. The benchmark Hong Kong interbank offered rate (Hibor) hit nine-year highs last week, and analysts expect commercial banks will change
‘I can communicate with dogs, cats and cockroaches’: Hong Kong pet whisperers’ confessions -World News
‘I can communicate with dogs, cats and cockroaches’: Hong Kong pet whisperers’ confessions 13 days ago
Li Hiu-kwan claims she can talk to almost any type of animal, including cockroaches. The self-proclaimed psychic says she can tell what pets are feeling by just looking at their photos. And that is how she makes a living. Pet owners seeking to know whethe
Tree pruners ‘lacked common sense’ in work which led to 21 egrets dying in protected area -World News
Tree pruners ‘lacked common sense’ in work which led to 21 egrets dying in protected area 13 days ago
Five tree pruners with the Hong Kong government failed to show common sense or sufficient awareness of wildlife protection in an operation which contributed to the deaths of 21 egret chicks in a protected habitat, according to an official report on the in
Former Hong Kong Home Affairs secretary Patrick Ho denied bail in US bribery case -World News
Former Hong Kong Home Affairs secretary Patrick Ho denied bail in US bribery case 13 days ago
Former Hong Kong home affairs minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping has been denied bail in a US case accusing of him using bribes to secure business deals. Ho had been jailed last week after being charged with paying bribes on behalf of a Chinese energy conglomer
China simply takes a leaf out of US book -World News
China simply takes a leaf out of US book 13 days ago
The influential Foreign Policy journal has just told how funding from China has infiltrated some of the most prestigious policy research institutes in the US with the aim of changing public opinion and promoting China-friendly views. At the centre of what
Hong Kong finance boss was ‘smiling’ after alleged murder of his mistress, court told -World News
Hong Kong finance boss was ‘smiling’ after alleged murder of his mistress, court told 14 days ago
A Hong Kong finance company director on trial for killing his mistress was seen smiling on security footage as he made arrangements to clear out her flat, according to prosecutors who argued on Friday there was overwhelming evidence pointing to murder. Bu