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We pray to see Victoria Harbour in its rightful beauty in our lifetimes - World News
We pray to see Victoria Harbour in its rightful beauty in our lifetimes 3 days ago
For as long as I have known Hong Kong, I have heard the same old joke: “It will be great when it is finished.” The joke erupted, sudden and unwelcome, as I was being briefed last week on “Site 3”, which seems soon likely to be put
Hong Kong’s regulator, anti-graft body poised for more joint probes on financial malfeasance -World News
Hong Kong’s regulator, anti-graft body poised for more joint probes on financial malfeasance 3 days ago
An unprecedented joint probe into alleged corruption at a financial services firm by Hong Kong’s market regulator and anti-graft body will “set the scene for future investigations” of a similar nature, the head of the city’s Securi
Beijing to set out Hong Kong’s role in China’s global trade strategy during Carrie Lam visit -World News
Beijing to set out Hong Kong’s role in China’s global trade strategy during Carrie Lam visit 3 days ago
Beijing will set out Hong Kong’s role in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “belt and road” global trade strategy in an agreement to be signed this week between the country’s “super ministry” and the city’s lead
Undercover police at Creamfields after spate of drug crimes at Hong Kong music festivals -World News
Undercover police at Creamfields after spate of drug crimes at Hong Kong music festivals 3 days ago
Undercover police will be at one of the world’s largest electronic dance music festivals when it debuts in Hong Kong next week, after drug crimes at a similar events in recent months. It will be the first time plain-clothes police have blended with
‘Father of Hong Kong opera’, 79, laments that he may ‘not live to see an opera house’ at the West Kowloon Cultural District -World News
‘Father of Hong Kong opera’, 79, laments that he may ‘not live to see an opera house’ at the West Kowloon Cultural District 3 days ago
The man dubbed the “father of Hong Kong opera” shows no sign of slowing down ahead of his 80th birthday. As Professor Lo King-man gearing up for the opening night on Friday of his latest rendition of La Bohème, the opera guru had plenty
Why so many people get into trouble when hiking in Hong Kong -World News
Why so many people get into trouble when hiking in Hong Kong 3 days ago
As more Hongkongers take to the countryside to escape the city’s buzz, the rising frequency of mountain rescue missions has shown they are too often under-equipped for their excursion. Two walkers died in two days last month as the cooler weather en
Second Hong Kong localist issued arrest warrant for violating bail terms before Mong Kok riot trial -World News
Second Hong Kong localist issued arrest warrant for violating bail terms before Mong Kok riot trial 4 days ago
A second man alleged to have taken part in a riot in a busy Hong Kong district last year was hit with an arrest warrant on Saturday, a week after a leading pro-independence activist was served a similar order. The High Court issued the warrant for Li Tung
Mexican’s mural atop Hong Kong Island’s highest mountain draws attention to ‘cocaine of the sea’ -World News
Mexican’s mural atop Hong Kong Island’s highest mountain draws attention to ‘cocaine of the sea’ 4 days ago
Recently unveiled next to the Peak Tram station near the summit of Hong Kong Island’s highest mountain, a large mural piques the curiosity of the city’s professionals, bystanders and tourists who walk by. The striking six-metre-high work shows
Ben Sir, the scholar-turned-celebrity determined to save Cantonese from a slow death -World News
Ben Sir, the scholar-turned-celebrity determined to save Cantonese from a slow death 4 days ago
Benjamin Au Yeung Wai-hoo is standing at the entrance to Hong Kong’s Victoria Park holding up a red banner that says “Cantonese won’t die”. Two Mandarin-speaking tourists from another region of China are apparently distracted by th
Toxic plastic particles in ocean should be a wake-up call for Hongkongers to recycle and reduce use of disposables -World News
Toxic plastic particles in ocean should be a wake-up call for Hongkongers to recycle and reduce use of disposables 4 days ago
Before filmmaker Jo Ruxton started to make her documentary on marine plastic waste, she expected to discover mainly huge swathes of plastic trash choking the seas. But after venturing out into the Pacific Ocean to film the award-winning documentary A Plas
Hong Kong justice minister job ‘too tiring and unattractive’, says policy adviser who claimed he turned it down -World News
Hong Kong justice minister job ‘too tiring and unattractive’, says policy adviser who claimed he turned it down 4 days ago
One of Hong Kong’s top policy advisers claimed on Saturday he repeatedly declined to be Hong Kong’s next justice minister as Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung remained set to step down next month. “The job is too tiring and unattractive to me,&rdqu
Searching for the next game-changer in Hong Kong’s thriving fashion start-up scene -World News
Searching for the next game-changer in Hong Kong’s thriving fashion start-up scene 4 days ago
The rise of digital start-ups in recent years has revolutionised the fashion industry, allowing savvy designers to market their clothes to a wider audience, and moving it past the era where fashion trends were dictated by seasonal catwalk shows from coutu
Defying convention, Hongkonger’s US$1.5 million food truck business is thriving in Beijing -World News
Defying convention, Hongkonger’s US$1.5 million food truck business is thriving in Beijing 4 days ago
While food truck operators in Hong Kong are grasping at every hard-earned penny they can get, one entrepreneur in Beijing is happily counting the millions pumped into his mobile business. Hongkonger Adam Wong Hung-for, co-founder of Gulu Gulu in Beijing,
Do not feel shame, sexual assault survivor in Hong Kong urges -World News
Do not feel shame, sexual assault survivor in Hong Kong urges 4 days ago
Janice was working as a counsellor in Britain when she first met the offender. “This person was a case client of mine at the time,” she recalls. “I had explained to him that there was no need for us to continue our contact.” Janice
Tasty sweet Christmas gifts help raise funds for Hong Kong’s less fortunate -World News
Tasty sweet Christmas gifts help raise funds for Hong Kong’s less fortunate 4 days ago
At least one Hong Kong company is blending the allure of a unique personalised Christmas present this festive season with the opportunity to help a worthy cause. A fundraising initiative by the Kowloon Shangri-La kicked off with a performance by a choir f
Noise from Hong Kong marine traffic poses threat to rare Chinese white dolphins, study shows -World News
Noise from Hong Kong marine traffic poses threat to rare Chinese white dolphins, study shows 4 days ago
Noise from marine traffic in southern Lantau waters can significantly impair the hearing of Chinese white dolphins, posing a threat to their ability to find food and communicate, a study has shown. The study, commissioned by WWF-Hong Kong, used underwater
As Hongkongers join the #MeToo movement, NGO offers support tips and alarming findings -World News
As Hongkongers join the #MeToo movement, NGO offers support tips and alarming findings 4 days ago
Last month, 23-year-old Hong Kong hurdling champion Vera Lui Lai-yiu revealed she was sexually assaulted by a coach 10 years ago, bringing fresh attention locally to an issue grabbing headlines the world over. Lui, 23, made the bold announcement on a Fac
Hong Kong police officer convicted of raping woman he met online -World News
Hong Kong police officer convicted of raping woman he met online 4 days ago
A policeman who admitted he was “scum” and begged a woman not to call the police after he raped her in a hotel room was convicted over the attack on Friday. A jury of seven returned a 5-2 verdict on Lee Wai-ka after seven hours of deliberation
Hong Kong ex-home secretary Patrick Ho’s arrest came amid US corruption crackdown on individuals -World News
Hong Kong ex-home secretary Patrick Ho’s arrest came amid US corruption crackdown on individuals 4 days ago
The arrest in the US of former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping on bribery charges last month came amid an upswing in cooperation between Washington and other countries trying to crack down on corruption. The US Department of Justice
Hong Kong’s opposition leaders only have themselves to blame -World News
Hong Kong’s opposition leaders only have themselves to blame 4 days ago
The irony is hard to miss. The opposition is using protests, disruptions, quorum counts, filibustering and any and all delaying tactics it can come up with to stall changes to the rule book of the Legislative Council to restrict such tactics. The chaos we
Insurance cover for beauty parlours aims to improve service after bad year for complaints in sector -World News
Insurance cover for beauty parlours aims to improve service after bad year for complaints in sector 4 days ago
A beauty industry group has made a deal with an insurance company to provide coverage for small and medium-sized beauty parlours as long as they are properly accredited. The insurance scheme, initiated by the Hong Kong Beauty Industry Union, aims to impro
Girl infected with drug-resistant tuberculosis held in quarantine at Hong Kong hospital -World News
Girl infected with drug-resistant tuberculosis held in quarantine at Hong Kong hospital 4 days ago
A 12-year-old girl infected by a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis was on Friday night under mandatory quarantine at a Hong Kong public hospital after skipping her treatment. The girl had been in medical isolation at Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospi
Pan-dems continue protest against Legco rule book change, ask for 97 motions to be debated first -World News
Pan-dems continue protest against Legco rule book change, ask for 97 motions to be debated first 4 days ago
Hong Kong’s opposition pan-democrats continued their protest against moves to change the Legislative Council rule book to curb filibustering by arguing on Friday that 97 additional motions should first be debated at next week’s council meeting
Over 2,500 Hong Kong taxi drivers sign up to cashless WeChat Pay and Alipay -World News
Over 2,500 Hong Kong taxi drivers sign up to cashless WeChat Pay and Alipay 4 days ago
With Hong Kong cashless payment operator Octopus still struggling to woo the city’s 40,000 taxi drivers, two mainland e-payment players, Alipay and WeChat Pay HK, are already leading the race with aggressive marketing to vie for a slice of the taxi
Police legally shot dead Hong Kong man who rushed towards wife with paper cutter, jury says -World News
Police legally shot dead Hong Kong man who rushed towards wife with paper cutter, jury says 4 days ago
A jury expressed dissatisfaction with how Hong Kong police handled the case of a man who had rushed towards his wife with a paper cutter and was fatally shot, an inquest heard on Friday. But the panel returned a unanimous verdict that Ho Sai-tung was lega