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Sex abuse claims rock Hong Kong sport after champion hurdler reveals coach assaulted her - World News
Sex abuse claims rock Hong Kong sport after champion hurdler reveals coach assaulted her 11 days ago
Champion hurdler Vera Lui Lai-yiu’s revelation that a coach sexually assaulted her when she was a girl shocked many in the sports industry, who said they had never before encountered such abuse. Yet the lawmaker for the sports sector, Ma Fung-kwok,
Learning never stops -World News
Learning never stops 11 days ago
[Sponsored Article] After-school activities are a huge part of ESF operations. Set up in 1994 as a not-for-profit affiliate of ESF, Education Services Limited (ESL) offers extracurricular activities to all ESF and non-ESF students across Hong Kong with m
Anthony Bourdain praises Hong Kong auteurs Wong Kar-wai and Christopher Doyle -World News
Anthony Bourdain praises Hong Kong auteurs Wong Kar-wai and Christopher Doyle 11 days ago
Two of Hong Kong’s most critically acclaimed auteurs are big draws for Anthony Bourdain, the individual best known for bringing culture and philosophy into our heightened awareness of exotic cuisine. “I’m utterly besotted with Wong Kar-
Its sense of duty aside, can Britain play a relevant role in Hong Kong’s efforts to preserve its autonomy? -World News
Its sense of duty aside, can Britain play a relevant role in Hong Kong’s efforts to preserve its autonomy? 11 days ago
On December 11, two months to the day he was denied entry into Hong Kong, British human rights campaigner Benedict Rogers plans to use his new-found infamy to fight a cause on the city’s behalf. The former resident of Hong Kong will launch a UK-bas
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation turning blind eye to bullying in workplace, union says -World News
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation turning blind eye to bullying in workplace, union says 11 days ago
Hong Kong’s railway operator was on Thursday accused by a union of turning a blind eye to bullying of junior staff, after a poll revealed four in every five employees felt they had been unreasonably treated by supervisors. Examples of mistreatment
Annual holiday helps Hong Kong’s retail sector maintain strong run -World News
Annual holiday helps Hong Kong’s retail sector maintain strong run 12 days ago
Hong Kong’s retail sector continued its bull run for the eighth consecutive month, posting a 3.9 per cent increase in October, helped mainly by an annual week-long holiday. Inbound tourism was also bolstered by the eight-day long “Golden Week&
Hong Kong e-payment operator Octopus launches QR code service, aiming to get city’s 40,000 taxi drivers off cash -World News
Hong Kong e-payment operator Octopus launches QR code service, aiming to get city’s 40,000 taxi drivers off cash 12 days ago
Hong Kong cashless payment operator Octopus has launched a QR code service aimed at small merchants and the city’s 40,000 taxi drivers, who have long been reluctant to accept anything but cash. The new payment method, which only requires a smartphon
Despite Joko Widodo pledge, Indonesian domestic helpers are still coming to Hong Kong -World News
Despite Joko Widodo pledge, Indonesian domestic helpers are still coming to Hong Kong 12 days ago
Plans to stem the flow of Indonesian domestic helpers to Hong Kong appear to have been put on hold after the country’s consul general in the city revealed 5,000 maids had entered Hong Kong in the last five months, more than in the whole of 2016. Sp
Hong Kong tycoon Hui Wing-mau donates priceless ancient map of Silk Road to Palace Museum -World News
Hong Kong tycoon Hui Wing-mau donates priceless ancient map of Silk Road to Palace Museum 12 days ago
When Hong Kong tycoon Hui Wing-mau instructed his company to buy a Ming dynasty Silk Road map for 133 million yuan, he knew the value of the item was beyond just the price tag. His company, Shimao Property, recently bought the Landscape Map of the Silk Ro
Hong Kong government should start take two years before starting controversial national security legislation, says former minister -World News
Hong Kong government should start take two years before starting controversial national security legislation, says former minister 12 days ago
The former minister in charge of mainland affairs in Hong Kong has said the city’s government should kick start the process of national security legislation by July 2019, at the earliest. Raymond Tam Chi-yuen formally joined the race for one of 36 l
Hong Kong tourist numbers see biggest increase in seven months thanks to Golden Week holiday -World News
Hong Kong tourist numbers see biggest increase in seven months thanks to Golden Week holiday 12 days ago
The number of tourist arrivals in Hong Kong last month rose by the largest margin in seven months as mainland Chinese visitors fuelled the surge, helped by the eight-day “Golden Week” holiday. In October, the city saw a 6.6 per cent year-on-ye
Tearful finance boss tells Hong Kong murder trial he did not intend to harm or kill mistress -World News
Tearful finance boss tells Hong Kong murder trial he did not intend to harm or kill mistress 12 days ago
A Hong Kong finance company director who admitted killing his mistress six years ago tearfully told a court on Thursday he never meant to harm or kill anyone. But Ivan Chan Man-sum, who is on trial for murder, admitted to telling a number of lies when he
Better treatment of heart disease eyed for East Asians with discovery of genetic factors by HKU researchers -World News
Better treatment of heart disease eyed for East Asians with discovery of genetic factors by HKU researchers 12 days ago
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong have made new discoveries of genetic factors linked to blood lipid levels in East Asians, paving the way for doctors to better predict and treat coronary heart disease in the region. The team, who collaborated
Malaysian tour group arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$4 million ketamine -World News
Malaysian tour group arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$4 million ketamine 12 days ago
Six members of a sightseeing group from Malaysia have been arrested by customs officers at Hong Kong International Airport for attempting to carry nearly HK$4 million worth of ketamine into the city – the first such arrests in a decade. The Post und
Little Santas deliver Christmas cheer early to elderly Hong Kong residents -World News
Little Santas deliver Christmas cheer early to elderly Hong Kong residents 12 days ago
Christmas arrived early for the elderly residents of Ho Chui District Community Centre for Senior Citizens in Tsz Wan Shan, as more than a dozen young Santas affiliated with the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals brightened up the day with fun and laughter. The
Excessive executions, a Red Army blacklist and a house on The Peak for ‘only’ HK$4 million: headlines from four decades ago -World News
Excessive executions, a Red Army blacklist and a house on The Peak for ‘only’ HK$4 million: headlines from four decades ago 12 days ago
Before Hong Kong’s property prices went through the roof, a house on The Peak cost less than HK$4 million, according to news reports from four decades ago this week. Meanwhile, the issue of Hong Kong returning to Chinese rule was brushed aside as in
Couple in street sale row slams San Francisco officials for ‘overlooking law’ in favour of residents -World News
Couple in street sale row slams San Francisco officials for ‘overlooking law’ in favour of residents 12 days ago
An Asian-American couple on Thursday slammed San Francisco officials and said authorities had a “willingness to overlook the law” after their purchase of a private street was reversed following a legal storm between the pair and residents in t
Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang back in court on April 25 to appeal against misconduct conviction -World News
Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang back in court on April 25 to appeal against misconduct conviction 12 days ago
Sentenced to 20 months jail for misconduct but currently out on bail, former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will be back in court next April to appeal against his conviction, according to court records. An inquiry made via the city’
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to meet President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December -World News
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to meet President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December 12 days ago
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will make her first duty visit to Beijing in December to meet President Xi Jinping and other state leaders, as residents in the city call for her to express their concerns about contentious political iss
Hong Kong’s MTR renames new station to mark Song dynasty link -World News
Hong Kong’s MTR renames new station to mark Song dynasty link 12 days ago
A station on an under-construction rail link in Hong Kong has been renamed to mark the area’s role as a safe haven for the last two emperors of the Song dynasty more than 700 years ago, it was announced on Monday. What had been known as To Kwa Wan s
Predicting the future – with art -World News
Predicting the future – with art 12 days ago
[First published on 9 October, 2015] Susan Park is an artist with a unique talent. She can predict the future. The 16-year-old Discovery College student put her talent of foresight to use when she was asked to visualise what classrooms would loo
Hong Kong university student loses HK$220,000 in phone scam -World News
Hong Kong university student loses HK$220,000 in phone scam 12 days ago
An 18-year-old university student from Taiwan has become one of Hong Kong’s latest phone scam victims, police revealed on Monday, after she was conned out of HK$220,000 (US$28,200). The matter came to light as Hong Kong’s security minister sai
STEM education develops children’s skill sets to make them ‘future-proof’ in employment market -World News
STEM education develops children’s skill sets to make them ‘future-proof’ in employment market 12 days ago
We talk to Malcolm Kay, Superintendent of Stamford American School, about his take on the hype surrounding STEM education. 1.How are the concept and curricular framework of STEM different from traditional science subjects? This is a question that I
Hong Kong specialists form bridge between doctors and young cancer patients -World News
Hong Kong specialists form bridge between doctors and young cancer patients 12 days ago
Merry, 10, wants to be a baker so that she can always make cakes for her friends and other children. “I baked cakes with my classmates every week,” she said, recalling her days at her family home in eastern China’s Anhui province. The li
Four Hongkongers arrested for cheating victims of HK$15,000 with fake gift vouchers -World News
Four Hongkongers arrested for cheating victims of HK$15,000 with fake gift vouchers 12 days ago
A Hong Kong syndicate that produced bogus gift coupons and sold them online was smashed after the arrest of its alleged ringleader and three core figures, police said on Tuesday. The capture of four Hongkongers – two men and their girlfriends &ndash