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Airport check-in services at Kowloon MTR station suspended due to computer glitch
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 11:24

Downtown airport check-in services at Kowloon MTR station were suspended on Tuesday morning due to a computer system malfunction. An MTR spokeswoman a...

Lack of innovation and incentives holding back Hong Kong from becoming a smart city
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 09:05

Hong Kong will find it difficult to overtake pacesetters Singapore and Shenzhen in the race to become a smart city if the government delays implementi...

Hong Kong star Cheung Wai-ki named one to watch at AFC Women’s Futsal Championship
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 06:56

Hong Kong’s Cheung Wai-ki has been named among the five star players to look out for when the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship gets underwa...

Hong Kong’s basketballers need to spread their wings to fulfil hoop dreams, say two of Eastern’s promising young pros
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 04:52

Do not limit yourself to Hong Kong basketball if you are serious about pursuing a career, say Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions stars Adam Xu and Douglas N...

Manila has 2 Olympic-size skating rinks while Hong Kong has none: City lags behind other Southeast Asian countries
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:47

Hong Kong sports officials and athletes have urged authorities to build an Olympic-size skating rink at the proposed Kai Tak Sports Park or risk falli...

Brain-damaged Hong Kong girl ‘quite smart’ and able to play with friends before hospital admission, teacher tells neglect trial
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:02

A seven-year-old Hong Kong girl, diagnosed with profound mental disability after she was admitted to hospital in a near-death state in 2015, was consi...

Hong Kong sales rebound has retailers looking anew at expanding shopping space
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 17:04

Retail sales in Hong Kong are recovering strongly this year after a slump that began in 2016, as mainland Chinese visitors return to the city, spurrin...

Cutting off former Hong Kong legislator’s famous long hair was not discriminatory, court rules
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:42

Hong Kong’s prison authorities on Monday regained the power to cut male inmates’ hair, after winning an appeal against veteran politician ...

HK$200,000 burglary the latest to hit Hong Kong’s Happy Valley
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:42

A flat in Happy Valley was burgled late on Saturday, with the loss of about HK$ 200,000 (US$ 25,500), in the latest in a series of such cases in the...

Patrick Ho US bribery case: CEFC China Energy identified in evidence against ex-Hong Kong minister
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 04:42

A major Chinese conglomerate has been identified for the first time in court documents in the case of former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping, w...

Media mogul Wang Jianlin bets on world’s largest movie studios to turn Qingdao into China’s Hollywood
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 01:36

At the Oriental Movie Metropolis in this seaside city, workers are putting finishing touches on the fittings and glitzy lights of the world’s la...

Government must provide temporary housing for families in Hong Kong’s ‘coffin homes’, concern group says
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 20:43

Vacant schools or other idle sites in Hong Kong should be used to build temporary housing for families living in the city’s so-called coffin hom...

Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong dismisses ‘intervention’ claims at first open day event
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 08:50

The central government’s top organisation in Hong Kong opened its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday to demystify its functions ...

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...

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