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Golf is still elitist in China and Hong Kong, but young star says it ‘became a sport’ in Brazil after the Rio Olympics
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 00:43

Golf in Brazil “became a sport all of sudden” after the 2016 Rio Olympics and young gun Luiza Altmann hopes to be at the forefront of capi...

Hong Kong’s Swire Properties in talks to sell two office towers in city’s east
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 22:55

Hong Kong developer Swire Properties is in talks to sell two high-end offices in the east of Hong Kong Island to take advantage of a strong market for...

Budget passes through Hong Kong legislature with minimum fuss – but jury still out on better relations
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:49

Hong Kong lawmakers gave the green light to the government’s annual budget on Thursday evening, marking one of the swiftest passages of the fina...

Horsing around: Hong Kong runner races a car for 50km at Happy Valley racetrack to crack Wings For Life top 100
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 14:50

A Hong Kong institution that is traditionally reserved for horses gave way to humans running a race against a car on the weekend, with Brian McFlynn c...

Kai Tak Sports Park design must change so Hong Kong can host major athletics events, says chief
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 12:44

Athletic officials remain confident of staging major international events at the proposed Kai Tak Sports Park despite a lack of warm-up facilities for...

Japanese porn star Yua Mikami to help promote Macau Fifa World Cup activities
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 08:56

A Japanese porn star has been hired by a betting company in Macau to help promote its activities ahead of this summer’s Fifa World Cup in Russia...

Canto-pop star Joey Yung buys luxury home in Repulse Bay for estimated US$25 million
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 02:45

Hong Kong Canto-pop singer and actress Joey Yung Cho-yee has bought a house at one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious seafront developments in Repu...

Malaysia’s election could be a tipping point for Chinese property investors
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 00:46

Malaysia’s general election on Wednesday, which has highlighted political uncertainty in the country, may crimp the confidence of Chinese invest...

Five other Hong Kong stars who, like Joey Yung, bought properties for millions of dollars recently
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 22:45

Heavy stamp duty and outrageous prices have not put Hong Kong artists off purchasing their dream homes. Hong Kong singer Joey Yung recently bough...

William J Lima hails landmark deal that opens China up to influx of 500,000 migrant workers from Philippines, but Hong Kong may end up paying the price
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 21:02

A top-level Philippine envoy to Beijing on Wednesday revealed that the two countries are close to a deal which would see the number of Filipino migran...

Tiffany Chan returns home from LPGA Tour determined to help save Fanling’s Hong Kong Golf Club from development
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 18:53

She’s the first Hongkonger to play on the LPGA Tour, has just qualified for the US Women’s Open and now Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching is determin...

Hong Kong doctor Wong Cheuk-yi found guilty of professional misconduct over death of elderly cancer patient Wang Keng-kao at Kowloon Hospital
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 14:47

A Hong Kong doctor was found guilty on Wednesday of two charges of professional misconduct after a 73-year-old cancer patient in his care died when a ...

Diego Forlan leaves his legacy at Kitchee as final Hong Kong Premier League game looms
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 10:52

Kitchee coach Chu Chi-kwong has thanked Diego Forlan for helping lift the club to another level, as the legendary striker gets set to play his final g...

Hongkongers brush off weakening local dollar to continue buying homes in Shenzhen
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 09:00

Hong Kong homebuyers continue to desire properties in Shenzhen, despite the Hong Kong dollar falling to a 35-year low against the US dollar recently. ...

Hongkonger Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a former CIA agent, is charged with spying for China
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 07:02

Former CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a Hong Kong resident, has been charged with gathering classified information he allegedly intended to pass to...

Tiffany Chan storms into US Women’s Open, qualifying for her first major with emphatic 13-shot victory
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 05:10

Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching is “buzzing” after qualifying for the US Women’s Open in her first season on the LPGA Tour....

Sino Land, CSI join forces to win Yau Tong land site, adding even more appeal to former Kowloon industrial area
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 00:52

Hong Kong developers Sino Land and CSI Properties are teaming up to develop a 43,400 square foot MTR site in southeast Kowloon’s Yau Tong &ndash...

Singapore’s CapitaLand joins booming Chinese co-working office segment
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 20:47

CapitaLand, Singapore’s largest commercial developer, has joined the increasingly crowded fray in China’s booming co-working market, now b...

Oscar Mok found guilty of murdering Dragonair flight attendant Arbe Chan, before hiding her body in Tsuen Wan bedroom wardrobe
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 16:46

A Hong Kong man who fled to mainland China after strangling his ex-girlfriend in a jealous rage before hiding her body in her bedroom wardrobe was fou...

Five-month-old twins left unattended in Hong Kong village house, prompting police search for parents
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 14:54

Hong Kong police are searching for the parents of a pair of five-month-old twins after the boys were found unattended in a village house. Police recei...

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