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Man found unconscious after three-hour search at popular Hong Kong cliff jumping spot
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 15:02

A man who went missing at a popular cliff jumping attraction in Hong Kong’s Sai Kung East Country Park was found by authorities after a three-ho...

Freer hand for landowners among think tank’s proposals to boost land supply for homes in Hong Kong
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 10:55

Rural landlords would be given a freer hand to develop properties for sale under a proposal by a Hong Kong think tank that could see some 1,000 hectar...

Easy victory in Hong Kong but it gets a whole lot tougher for Chinese sprinting star Su Bingtian who takes on world’s best in Shanghai
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 02:53

Chinese superstar sprinter Su Bingtian came, saw and conquered as he easily accounted for his rivals in winning his first 100 metres race of the seaso...

Hong Kong surgeon who left operation halfway through ‘hired by mainland Chinese hospital’
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 22:46

A surgeon who left a patient open on an operating table last year while he worked at a different hospital will reportedly take up a job at a mainland ...

Arguments over liberal studies refuse to die down as educators call for controversial Hong Kong school subject to be made elective
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 18:51

Two Hong Kong educators on Sunday proposed revamping the controversial but compulsory liberal studies subject into an elective one that puts less focu...

How did 10 investors divvy up a 73-storey office tower? They picked ping pong balls from a hat
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 13:01

On a sunny afternoon last month, a group of very wealthy men filed into the 28th floor office of Hong Kong’s richest woman at the One Internatio...

Now TV’s World Cup money grab is fleecing Hong Kong football fans
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 10:52

When you’re a subscription-based television provider and you’re trying on a shameless sales pitch to get a pre-existing customer to shell ...

How footballers cheat: Hong Kong referee dishes dirt on dark arts of the game in new book
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 06:47

Football fans are filled with opinions and never more so when there is controversy. Take Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal against...

Winning the Kai Tak bid is the easy part – good luck making it a success in sport-starved Hong Kong
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 04:51

The Kai Tak Sports Park won’t be finished until at least 2022 but it seems a pretty safe bet the Hong Kong government cannot wait to wash its ha...

China sprinting star Su Bingtian takes a walk down memory lane as he prepares for Hong Kong Championships
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 02:52

China’s fastest man, Su Bingtian, slowed the pace right down as he took a walk down memory lane at the Wan Chai Sports Ground, venue of this wee...

Hong Kong thump Malaysia 67-8 as road to Rugby World Cup 2019 begins in style
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 21:02

Hong Kong manhandled Malaysia with a 10-try, 67-8, rout in a wet and humid Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to clear the first hurdle on the Road to Rugby Wor...

Illegal guns and ammo worth US$1.34 million seized in Taiwan after passing through Hong Kong
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 18:45

Taiwan police have confiscated illegal firearms worth US$ 1.34 million shipped through Hong Kong in the biggest seizure of weapons headed to the isla...

Mandarin may be king, but it can’t sideline Cantonese in Hong Kong
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 16:48

“Sorry, I don’t answer silly questions,” Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor retorted when challenged by an opposition lawmak...

World Team Table Tennis Championships: Minnie Soo stuns Ding Ning but Hong Kong fall to China and settle for bronze
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 11:11

Minnie Soo Wai-yam upset Olympic and world champion Ding Ning of China but could not help Hong Kong being stopped in the semi-finals of the World Team...

Full screening for superbug begins as Hong Kong hospitals battle rising number of cases
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 06:58

Hong Kong hospital bosses have started providing full screenings for a type of superbug – dubbed “enemy No 1” – to increase th...

How post-pregnancy weight loss turned a Hong Kong mother into a Spartan Race champion
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 04:56

Post-pregnancy weight loss is a concern for every mother, and like every woman who has endured the physical and mental strains of giving birth, Lena T...

Top Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian does a U-turn and will compete in Hong Kong after all
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 22:46

Chinese superstar sprinter Su Bingtian has made a U-turn and will compete at the Wan Chai Sports Ground on Sunday after all. The 28-year-old, the firs...

Swire Properties’ first-quarter malls sales post increases as tourists returned to Hong Kong
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 20:44

Swire Properties said retail sales at the shopping malls under its management gained in the first three months of the year, as increasing tourist arri...

Man’s body wrapped in plastic bags found at construction site for Hong Kong bridge to mainland China
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 18:59

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man’s body wrapped in three to four layers of plastic bags was found on Friday at a Tung Chung con...

Student leader Joshua Wong gets his first talk with Hong Kong education chief in 6 years – but it’s ‘point taken, same old attitude’
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 16:44

Student activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung held a rare dialogue with Hong Kong’s education chief during a protest on Friday morning – a first f...

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