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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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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
Deaf teacher strives to make learning through sign language fun for hearing-impaired pupils -World News
Deaf teacher strives to make learning through sign language fun for hearing-impaired pupils 5 days ago
She was born deaf and while Anita Yu On-lam went to a school for the hearing-impaired, she struggled to learn because teachers did not use sign language during lessons. “Teachers there only taught using speech [so] it was mainly guesswork in the cla
Deaf teacher strives to make learning through sign language fun for hearing-impaired pupils -World News
Deaf teacher strives to make learning through sign language fun for hearing-impaired pupils 5 days ago
She was born deaf and while Anita Yu On-lam went to a school for the hearing-impaired, she struggled to learn because teachers did not use sign language during lessons. “Teachers there only taught using speech [so] it was mainly guesswork in the cla
Expect bigger, more complex fireworks show during Hong Kong New Year’s countdown at Victoria Harbour -World News
Expect bigger, more complex fireworks show during Hong Kong New Year’s countdown at Victoria Harbour 5 days ago
Fireworks fans take note – the Tourism Board has promised a bigger and more complex show at the coming New Year’s countdown at Victoria Harbour. The musical fireworks, which will have their display area widened by 35 per cent to 1.1km along th
British banker Rurik Jutting at court for appeal against double murder conviction -World News
British banker Rurik Jutting at court for appeal against double murder conviction 5 days ago
Rurik Jutting, the British banker jailed for life for the sadistic murders of two Indonesian women in 2014, appeared to have lost more weight but remained spirited, as he found himself back in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday. As soon as he was back in the do
Stamford American School has a forward-looking global mentorship program -World News
Stamford American School has a forward-looking global mentorship program 5 days ago
[Sponsored Article] A forward-looking global mentorship program is a key feature at Stamford American School Hong Kong, which started classes at its Ho Man Tin campus in September. The aim is to give students new insights and interests by teaming up wit
E-sports in Hong Kong may get regular government-sponsored venue at Cyberport -World News
E-sports in Hong Kong may get regular government-sponsored venue at Cyberport 5 days ago
Hong Kong may get its first government-sponsored venue for e-sports, a growing industry seen as a potential growth engine for the city, if a technology park proposal is approved by authorities. On Monday, Herman Lam Heung-yeung, head of Cyberport in Pok F
Expect electricity bills to rise 1 or 2 per cent, Hong Kong customers told -World News
Expect electricity bills to rise 1 or 2 per cent, Hong Kong customers told 5 days ago
Hong Kong customers have been asked to expect higher electricity bills next year, with a member of a government panel on energy policy anticipating an increase in tariffs of one or two per cent. The environment minister, Wong Kam-sing, also hinted they sh
Bittersweet 93rd birthday for veteran Hong Kong DJ ‘Uncle Ray’ as he mourns friend and singer Mona Fong -World News
Bittersweet 93rd birthday for veteran Hong Kong DJ ‘Uncle Ray’ as he mourns friend and singer Mona Fong 5 days ago
Nothing could describe the mixed feelings of veteran Hong Kong radio DJ Ray Cordeiro as he celebrates his birthday while also mourning the death of a long-time friend. The music guru, who turns 93 on Tuesday, reflected on 60 years of “fond memories&
Tipped justice minister appears a wise choice for Hong Kong -World News
Tipped justice minister appears a wise choice for Hong Kong 6 days ago
Name a political crisis in recent years and Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung is likely to have had a hand in it. The previous administration’s failed political reform for universal suffrage? Check. The ongoing row over proposed joint checkpoints with mainland
Regina Ip sued for defamation by Hong Kong columnist over her remarks involving Link Reit -World News
Regina Ip sued for defamation by Hong Kong columnist over her remarks involving Link Reit 6 days ago
The chairwoman of the pro-Beijing New People’s Party is being sued for defamation by a Hong Kong columnist whom she described as a middleman delivering a threat on behalf of Asia’s largest real estate investment trust. Simon Lee Chao-fu, an ec
Tight security at Legco building as pan-democrats camp overnight in latest protest against rule book changes -World News
Tight security at Legco building as pan-democrats camp overnight in latest protest against rule book changes 6 days ago
Metre-high metal barricades and fences last used to restrain protesters during the Occupy movement in 2014 reappeared on Monday around Hong Kong’s legislature, as a handful of pan-democratic lawmakers vowed to hold overnight vigils against rules to
Double murderer Rurik Jutting set for Hong Kong appeal court after 13 months in prison, where family visited -World News
Double murderer Rurik Jutting set for Hong Kong appeal court after 13 months in prison, where family visited 6 days ago
Rurik Jutting, the British banker jailed for the gruesome killings of two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, is expected back in the dock on Tuesday as he appeals against his murder conviction. A source familiar with the matter also said that since the former
Give spousal benefits to gay couples and flood gates open, Hong Kong court hears -World News
Give spousal benefits to gay couples and flood gates open, Hong Kong court hears 6 days ago
Granting spousal benefits to gay couples working for the Hong Kong government would amount to recognising same-sex marriage and “opening floodgates”, its lawyers argued at an appeal hearing on Monday. Barrister Monica Carss-Frisk QC said such
Hongkongers will soon be able to use phones in place of Octopus cards -World News
Hongkongers will soon be able to use phones in place of Octopus cards 6 days ago
Octopus has made a big play in the battle with its legion of e-payment competitors, joining forces with Samsung to offer smartphone functions that will allow Hongkongers to use their phone in place of their Octopus card. Through mobile wallet app Samsung
Scarlet fever cases surge in Hong Kong as doctors urge good personal hygiene -World News
Scarlet fever cases surge in Hong Kong as doctors urge good personal hygiene 6 days ago
Hong Kong parents are being warned to stay vigilant against scarlet fever amid a surge this year in cases of the potentially deadly disease. Nearly 2,000 cases were reported in the city in the first eleven months of the year, up 56 per cent from the 1,466
Hong Kong court has no authority to determine if charge in Terrex case is appropriate, say prosecutors -World News
Hong Kong court has no authority to determine if charge in Terrex case is appropriate, say prosecutors 6 days ago
Hong Kong’s District Court has no authority to determine the appropriateness of the charge brought by the city’s justice minister against a shipmaster and shipping company for unlicensed transportation of nine Singaporean military vehicles las
Loss-making Cathay Pacific extends HK$900 million annual outlay on pilots’ homes -World News
Loss-making Cathay Pacific extends HK$900 million annual outlay on pilots’ homes 6 days ago
Cathay Pacific Airways will continue giving large housing benefits to pilots for a year, it emerged on Monday, in a setback to its cost-cutting attempts during an impasse with the aircrew union over cuts to pay and perks. The loss-making airline will con
Winter is coming, so get ready to bring out the big guns of Chinese cooking -World News
Winter is coming, so get ready to bring out the big guns of Chinese cooking 6 days ago
Here comes the Winter Solstice (dung ji in Cantonese), which marks the day with the longest night of the year. This important Chinese festival, which falls on December 22 this year, signifies one of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar, which
HK$3.4 million of gold entering Hong Kong seized by customs officers in latest cross-border smuggling case -World News
HK$3.4 million of gold entering Hong Kong seized by customs officers in latest cross-border smuggling case 6 days ago
Hong Kong customs seized HK$3.4 million (US$436,000) worth of smuggled gold at a border checkpoint on Sunday, its second large haul in five days after a man was caught with HK$11 million of undeclared gold last Wednesday. Cross-border smuggling of preciou