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Making spirits bright: Hong Kong children in hospital enjoy magic show and Christmas songs - World News
Making spirits bright: Hong Kong children in hospital enjoy magic show and Christmas songs 21 hours ago
Young patients in the children’s ward at Prince of Wales Hospital had a very special visitor, with Christmas just around the corner. They were alerted by the sound of a bell, followed by a jovial voice saying “Ho, ho, ho!” Santa had arri
A ‘live wire’ gang, fake $50 bank notes and the American involved in the Cultural Revolution: headlines from four decades ago -World News
A ‘live wire’ gang, fake $50 bank notes and the American involved in the Cultural Revolution: headlines from four decades ago 21 hours ago
Concorde brought Asia into the supersonic age after completing its maiden flight between London and Singapore this week four decades ago. In Hong Kong, police were kept busy hunting down a gang stealing electricity to illegally supply it to squatters in K
Are aggressive sales tactics and shady procedures rampant in Hong Kong’s beauty industry? -World News
Are aggressive sales tactics and shady procedures rampant in Hong Kong’s beauty industry? 23 hours ago
Without staying alert and careful, a visit to a Hong Kong beauty parlour may result in a bill 10 times more than what was advertised, for procedures promising exaggerated results bordering on the magical. The Post sent reporters to beauty clinics across t
Hospital to investigate claims medical staff in Hong Kong failed to notice baby’s heart had stopped beating -World News
Hospital to investigate claims medical staff in Hong Kong failed to notice baby’s heart had stopped beating 23 hours ago
An investigation has been launched into whether medical staff in Hong Kong were at fault after a one-year-old recovering from liver surgery lost her heartbeat. Family members of the girl, who remains in a coma in Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, suspect
Despite deaths, still no action on Hong Kong beauty industry -World News
Despite deaths, still no action on Hong Kong beauty industry 1 day ago
Five years after a serious blunder at a beauty salon left one woman dead and three others seriously injured, the Hong Kong government has not cracked down on unscrupulous procedures in the medical cosmetics industry, which is still booming. As if the fata
Carrie Lam inks deal setting out Hong Kong’s role in Beijing’s global development plan -World News
Carrie Lam inks deal setting out Hong Kong’s role in Beijing’s global development plan 1 day ago
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor took the city’s involvement in Beijing’s “Belt and Road Initiative” to a new level on Thursday, signing an agreement with the mainland that set out the city’s role and stren
Showdown in Legco over changes to its rule book: What’s fuelling the continuing clash? -World News
Showdown in Legco over changes to its rule book: What’s fuelling the continuing clash? 1 day ago
Colourful tents set up by protesters and metre-high metal fences last used to restrain demonstrators during the pro-democracy Occupy protests of 2014 have appeared outside Hong Kong’s legislature in Admiralty this week, amid an ongoing clash between
Hong Kong to pay HK$2.36 billion share of mega bridge project’s HK$11.7 billion cost overrun -World News
Hong Kong to pay HK$2.36 billion share of mega bridge project’s HK$11.7 billion cost overrun 1 day ago
Hongkongers will need to pay HK$2.36 billion to cover the city’s share of the cost overrun in the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau mega bridge, the government said on Wednesday. The figure had been awaited by the community and the legislat
Hong Kong raises base rate by 25 basis points in lockstep with US Fed’s third increase this year -World News
Hong Kong raises base rate by 25 basis points in lockstep with US Fed’s third increase this year 1 day ago
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the city’s de facto central bank, raised the base lending rate by 25 basis points to 1.75 per cent, as it moves in lockstep with the equivalent overnight increase by the United States Federal Reserve to maintain the
Good news for aspiring performance artists as ESF pushes new programme -World News
Good news for aspiring performance artists as ESF pushes new programme 1 day ago
[First published on 9 May, 2017] A new International Baccalaureate (IB) programme specialising in performing arts has been launched in Hong Kong to cater for students who want to study the subject at university or build a career in this field. The E
Private sector has failed Hong Kong on plastic bottle recycling, green group study finds -World News
Private sector has failed Hong Kong on plastic bottle recycling, green group study finds 1 day ago
The private sector plays only a negligible role in the recycling of plastic bottles in Hong Kong while government-backed bodies account for up to 96 per cent, a study by a local green group has found. The Green Earth looked at where the city’s polye
Majority of child sex abuse cases carried out by those under 18, Hong Kong organisation says -World News
Majority of child sex abuse cases carried out by those under 18, Hong Kong organisation says 1 day ago
More than half of offenders in ­suspected child sex abuse cases handled by a non-government ­organisation in the past year were under 18 years of age, and some were younger than nine. The End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation, which identified 66 out
Hong Kong customs officers uncover three times more airmailed drugs than last year -World News
Hong Kong customs officers uncover three times more airmailed drugs than last year 1 day ago
The amount of drugs caught being smuggled in and out of Hong Kong via airmail has more than trebled in the first 11 months of this year against the same period last year, customs officials revealed on Wednesday. A top border guard said the rise of cross-
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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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