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Trial scheme allows 15 young buyers to snap up Hong Kong flats with ‘super low’ down payments
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:47

Young first-time homebuyers in Hong Kong flocked to snap up more than a dozen flats in a luxury development with “super low” down payments...

Paul Zimmerman is not without appeal
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 02:52

Loyalists in the legislature supposedly gave the opposition a taste of their own medicine over Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah. Using filibustering and other ma...

After rubbing shoulders with ‘truly amazing’ riders at Longines Masters, Jacqueline Lai set for rare Lunar New Year with family
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:43

The final day of the Longines Masters was an eye-opener for Hong Kong’s Jacqueline Lai Jing-ming but she was quick to shift her focus to birthda...

Hundreds take to streets in Hong Kong to demand scandal-hit justice chief Teresa Cheng step down
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:45

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday demanding that justice minister Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah step down. The demonstrators a...

Blood donors flood Red Cross centres in Hong Kong to help 40 injured victims of fatal bus crash
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:43

More than 1,000 potential blood donors flooded Red Cross centres citywide on Sunday to help 40 injured victims of a fatal bus crash in Tai Po a day ea...

Haven’t we seen ‘Trump’ and ‘Kim’ before? Winter Olympics gatecrashers have Hong Kong Sevens fans seeing double
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 16:43

A pair of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un lookalikes were the talk of the town at the Pyeongchang Winter Oympics on Friday, but eagle-eyed Hong Kong rugb...

Anson Chan slams Hong Kong’s ‘naked political screening’ as she receives US justice prize
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:57

The recent election ban on young Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow Ting is no different from “naked political screening of a pro-democracy candidate...

Hong Kong bus union blames officials for fatal crash
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:50

A bus union representative has blamed the Hong Kong government for ­Saturday’s fatal crash in Tai Po, saying the accident raised again a hos...

Cool, calm and collected, Germany’s Philipp Weishaupt is quickest in ‘fastest class in the world’
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 22:46

Germany’s Philipp Weishaupt and “calm” 12-year-old horse Chacon can return home satisfied after winning the 2018 Longines Speed Chal...

Cheung King-lok beats South Korean rival to road gold at Asian Cycling Championships and eyes repeat of 2016 double
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 18:46

Hong Kong’s Cheung King-lok snatched his second gold medal in three years in the men’s road race individual time trial at the Asian Cyclin...

‘Gangsta rap made me do it’ – Law lecturer Dan Pascoe guns down Kaitak in Hong Kong T20 Blitz as Gladiators reach final
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:50

He’s a gangsta rap-loving criminal law professor and his “gunman” celebrations are now famous at Mission Road after Dan Pascoe was g...

‘Coldest place on Earth’ bares its teeth as blind Hongkonger forced to quit Arctic ultra marathon amid life-threatening conditions
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:54

Blind Hong Kong ultra marathon runner Gary Leung Siu-wai now knows the difference between cold and freezing – and the life-threatening dangers w...

From fan to foe: Hong Kong equestrian starlet Clarissa Lyra completes journey from Longines Masters stands to stage
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 10:43

Hong Kong equestrian rider Clarissa Lyra used to watch the Longines Masters of Hong Kong from the stands – now she finds herself preparing to sh...

Former Hong Kong player earns New Zealand call-up ahead of England tri-series meeting
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:46

New Zealand called up former Hong Kong representative Mark Chapman on Thursday in a bid to strengthen their Twenty20 batting in the wake of last week&...

Korean Olympians unite to surprise the world at 2018 Winter Games opening ceremony in Pyeongchang
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 04:43

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, no...

From Coca-Cola to Cathay Pacific, Swire Pacific’s five major businesses in Hong Kong
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:44

From daily items such as a bottle of Coca-Cola and a packet of sugar, to high-rise shopping malls in Hong Kong’s prime central areas, one would ...

Cathay Pacific and offshore marine business will test incoming Swire chairman
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:42

Turning around the fortunes of Swire Pacific’s aviation and offshore marine services divisions will be the two biggest challenges facing incomin...

‘Pain is a guarantee’ but vegan runner shows anyone can do the amazing on 298km non-stop marathon
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:47

Every runner understands what it takes to tackle an ultra marathon, but whether they believe they can actually do it is another question. But Wong Ho...

Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue apologises after his clothing brand website lists Taiwan and Hong Kong as separate countries
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:43

Hong Kong actor and entrepreneur Shawn Yue has apologised for the “big mistake” his streetwear brand made by listing Taiwan and Hong Kong ...

Spat over Cantonese opera theatre’s grand opening latest drama at Hong Kong arts hub
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:44

The head of a representative body of Cantonese opera performers hit out at Hong Kong’s arts hub authority after learning they would not be in ch...

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