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Early school break pays off as flu outbreaks drop at Hong Kong institutions
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:50

Flu outbreaks at Hong Kong institutions have dropped significantly after schools closed in advance of the Lunar New Year holiday, according to health ...

Putting Hong Kong fans first and preparing for Kitchee crowds would have been just the ticket
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:48

A crowd of 13,591 watched Kitchee ship six goals to South Korean side Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors at Hong Kong Stadium on Tuesday night. It could, should a...

#MeToo Vera Lui’s no-show continues as leading Hong Kong hurdler misses opening meet of season
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:56

“Me Too” hurdler Vera Lui Lai-yiu will miss the opening series of the 2018 season this weekend, not because of her reported sexual assault...

HK$4.4 million Lamborghini involved in three-car crash at Hong Kong’s Cross Harbour Tunnel
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:48

A HK$ 4.4 million (US$ 562,000) Lamborghini escaped extensive damage in a collision with two other cars at the entrance of Hong Kong’s Cross H...

Why an ice rink? Multimillion-dollar plan for Discovery Bay labelled ‘very strange’ 
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:08

A plan to build an ice rink in Discovery Bay has been labelled both “very strange” and a “great opportunity” amid a mixed reac...

Co-living becomes short-term affordable housing option for young Hongkongers 
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:06

Co-living is being embraced in many Asian cities by younger workers, particularly from the IT sector, with operators able to charge rents even higher ...

Land flipping by property developers in Hong Kong a sign that house price growth may slow
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:52

Property developers in Hong Kong are accelerating their disposals of land bought from the government, suggesting they are keen to contain risks at a t...

Debt-stricken HNA Group pledges 41pc stake in Hong Kong-listed unit as collateral for loan
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:46

Debt-laden mainland conglomerate HNA Group has pledged 40.98 per cent of its stake in its Hong Kong-listed Hong Kong International Construction Invest...

Prosecutors accuse Hong Kong activist Edward Leung of inciting crowd on first day of Mong Kong riot trial
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:55

Hong Kong prosecutors began to set out their allegations in a high-profile riot trial on Wednesday, recounting a night of violent unrest incited by tw...

Hong Kong pan-democrat sees Legco by-election slim hopes worsen over illegal structures
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:57

The controversy of illegal structures at Hong Kong public figures’ homes has not only ensnared the city’s justice minister but also a pro-...

Hong Kong mourns ‘Crazy Sword’ Chow Chee Keong – earned more than Europeans and once arrived at a game by helicopter
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:48

He was a Chinese footballer who was paid more than his European counterparts and he was once brought to the stadium for a match by helicopter – ...

Fans fly the flag and Forlan frustrated: 10 things we learned from Kitchee’s Champions League loss to Jeonbuk
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:45

Just looking at the scoreline it’s clear that Kitchee were taught a lesson in their first home game in the AFC Champions League but what else di...

Five things to look out for when Kitchee take on Jeonbuk Hyundai in the AFC Champions League
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:03

Hong Kong Premier League leaders Kitchee play the biggest game in the club’s history tomorrow night when they host their first AFC Champions Lea...

More than 60 million tourists expected in Hong Kong in 2018 as officials pin hopes on projects linking city to mainland China
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:49

More than 60 million tourists are expected to pour into Hong Kong this year, marking a 3.6 per cent uptick year on year as officials hope two cross-bo...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in pole position after cruising past Kitchee in AFC Champions League drubbing
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:48

It was meant to be Kitchee’s big night but dreams of a first AFC Champions League victory for a Hong Kong side were swiftly put to bed by South ...

Oxfam Hong Kong loses 715 donors worth over HK$1.1 million a year as prostitution scandal rocks charity’s British arm
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:43

Oxfam Hong Kong has lost 715 local donors in the past 11 days who collectively gave the organisation more than HK$ 1.1 million a year, as a prostitut...

A hat-trick of gold medals for Hong Kong cycling ace Sarah Lee at the Asian Championships
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:43

Sarah Lee Wai-sze gave herself a shot in the arm ahead of the Worlds as she wrapped up the Asian Championships with her third gold medal in Malaysia o...

Set aside prejudice and media reports, judge warns as jury is selected for Mong Kok riot trial
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:49

A judge repeatedly urged jurors-to-be to put aside prejudice and media reports to avoid “grievous injustice”, as a court on Tuesday select...

Bangkok court gives Japanese man who lived in Hong Kong custody of 13 children born to Thai surrogate mothers
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:45

A Bangkok court on Tuesday granted a Japanese man “sole parent” rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, a ruling...

‘They just want care and respect, not Disneyland’: Hong Kong families host 25 children in need for Lunar New Year
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:52

As a 12-year-old orphan at a boarding school surrounded by mountains in the landlocked province of Hunan, Zhou Huanhuan had until last week never know...

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