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Number of hip fractures from osteoporosis in Hong Kong expected to triple in 30 years
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 07:17

The number of Hongkongers suffering from hip fractures caused by osteoporosis would almost triple in about 30 years at an annual rate estimated to be ...

Revealed: number of suspicious financial transactions in Hong Kong more than quadruples in six years
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 05:43

Hong Kong’s financial system is groaning under a deluge of tens of thousands of suspicious financial transaction reports, the number of which ha...

Former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho sought help from Beijing to fight bribery charges, court documents show
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 03:37

Former Hong Kong home affairs minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who is detained in New York for allegedly bribing officials in Africa, had sought help fro...

His DNA test for Down’s Syndrome benefited millions but raised ethical dilemma about designer babies. Now Dr Dennis Lo predicts Hong Kong is ready for biotech boom
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 17:01

Dennis Lo Yuk-ming, 54, is one of Hong Kong’s foremost innovators in the realm of medical science. He was educated at Oxford University, the dir...

Heavy hand chokes Hainan’s real estate, even as ‘China’s Hawaii’ woos visitors with visa-free entry
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 13:57

Hainan, China’s tropical island that has been chosen as a free-trade zone, saw sentiment toward its property market swing from hot to cold this ...

With his Hong Kong passport papers in hand, desperate young footballer ends a life in limbo
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 06:54

A gifted young footballer can realise his dream of representing Hong Kong at the Asian Games after the UK Home Office rectified a blunder that could h...

Hong Kong athlete’s coach charged with indecent assault in #MeToo case
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 03:09

A 77-year-old former coach of a champion Hong Kong hurdler has been charged with indecent assault, police said on Friday. Police arrested the man on J...

China’s Olympic champion Chen Long needs 86 minutes to overcome Hong Kong’s Angus Ng
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 23:15

Hong Kong’s Angus Ng Ka-long kept China’s Olympic champion Chen Long on court for 86 minutes before falling in the quarter-finals of the A...

Five developers submit bids for Hong Kong logistics site
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 20:56

A tender for a large piece of land to be used for a logistics site in northwestern Hong Kong attracted five bids on Friday, the government’s Dev...

Yew Chung International School technician, 35, arrested over indecent assault and upskirt photos of pupils
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 18:51

A technician, 35, at Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong has been arrested after he was suspected of indecently assaulting female secondary pu...

Hong Kong golfers form alliance to enter debate over developing Fanling course 
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:45

Hong Kong actor Billy Lau Nam-kwong helped launch an alliance of golfers on Friday in a possible attempt to stymie plans to build on the city’s ...

Hong Kong public hospitals chief Leung Pak-yin to quit when contract ends in 2019
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 14:49

The head of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority will leave the organisation, which has been rocked by a series of recent blunders, when his contract ...

Hong Kong man arrested in international crackdown on Webstresser hacking syndicate
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:51

A crackdown on the world’s biggest international hacking syndicate saw a Hong Kong man arrested in Aberdeen during a transnational operation ear...

Cool Runnings on horseback: Hong Kong novices take up challenge to learn polo in 10 months and compete in Beginners’ Cup
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:32

Andrew Leung Hok-yuen figured that if his girlfriend could do it, why not others? Jeanette Ng Dyte was thrown off a horse more than 30 years ago and v...

Driver knocked down and killed on Hong Kong highway after collision moments before
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 02:52

A driver with an artificial leg was knocked down and killed on a Hong Kong highway next to her car as she was talking with another motorist over a col...

Teenage sensation out to take down Canto-pop star Stephanie Ho and Tiffany Chan at Hong Kong Ladies Open
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:18

Lifelong friends Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching and well-known singer-actress Stephanie Ho Ngan-si might be the main event at next month’s EFG Hong Kong...

China to pilot real estate investment trusts, moves a step closer to US$1.8 trillion market
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:51

China moved a step closer to standard real estate investment trusts (Reits) on Wednesday, after the government said it would pilot a product to suppor...

Judge’s ‘generous’ jury direction in Donald Tsang trial created ‘real difficulties’ for prosecution, court hears
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:53

The judge in Donald Tsang Yam-kuen’s trial had been extremely generous and incredibly favourable towards the former Hong Kong chief executive wh...

State-of-the-art technology and a $50bn betting exchange: how Hong Kong Jockey Club caught Nash Rawiller in ‘tips for gifts’ web
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:24

Hong Kong Jockey Club officials say state-of-the-art systems used to monitor betting patterns helped uncover evidence that led to the charges against ...

Runaway dogs and frozen breath: Hongkongers sled 250km through Arctic Circle
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:47

The extreme cold sapped the energy out of Philip Murton as he dogsledded for five days through the Arctic Circle. The temperatures would plummet to -3...

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