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  • Nov 23, 2014
  • Updated: 6:34pm

Neighbours spoke of the ground shaking and a bang as loud as thunder as they fled their homes in a gas incident that left one person dead and several firefighters fighting for their lives on...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:11am

The United States has urged Beijing to stop its reclamation projects in the South China Sea, as a report provided more details on a massive island being built in the disputed waters.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:48am

Top Hong Kong officials have been summoned to attend the first ever state-level cross-border meeting on Guangdong development on Tuesday despite unresolved local social and political issues...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Rapid economic development of China's coastal regions, which produce 60 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, has also enclosed once lush wetlands with a string of seawalls, raising...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

Today's poll

  • Yes: 60%
  • No: 40%
23 Nov 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 250

Hong Kong

The lone man who died in yesterday's Kowloon estate explosion, in what investigators suspect is a suicide, was anti-social but otherwise appeared "normal", according to his immediate neighbours....

23 Nov 2014 - 4:54pm

Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit...

23 Nov 2014 - 3:30pm

Neighbours spoke of the ground shaking and a bang as loud as thunder as they fled their homes in a gas incident that left one person dead and several firefighters fighting for their lives on...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:11am

Top Hong Kong officials have been summoned to attend the first ever state-level cross-border meeting on Guangdong development on Tuesday despite unresolved local social and political issues...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

The decision came after a three-hour meeting with Occupy Central’s volunteers on Saturday - 55 days since the protest began - and as organisers kicked off a campaign to take the drive to community...

Updated 23 Nov 2014 - 6:07pm

Jockey Club officials say they are doing all they can to mitigate the impact of so-called illegal Asian betting exchanges and are concerned websites like CITIbet and AA-Star are becoming more...

23 Nov 2014 - 8:45am

China

A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan’s 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language...

23 Nov 2014 - 12:07pm

The United States has urged Beijing to stop its reclamation projects in the South China Sea, as a report provided more details on a massive island being built in the disputed waters.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:48am

Rapid economic development of China's coastal regions, which produce 60 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, has also enclosed once lush wetlands with a string of seawalls, raising...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

China appreciates Fiji's efforts to help the government chase corrupt mainland officials and their illegal assets, President Xi Jinping said during his official visit to the South Pacific nation...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

The theme of last month's fourth plenum was the "rule by law" - but President Xi Jinping wants it to be complemented by the "rule of virtue".

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

A Qingdao man who was recruited by a foreign spy to take photos of mainland military bases has been apprehended and awaiting sentencing.

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

Asia

Two senior Thai policemen face royal insult charges, a national police spokesman said on Sunday, and warrants have been issued for their arrest.

23 Nov 2014 - 6:27pm

World

Facebook’s move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal “newspaper” for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.

23 Nov 2014 - 11:25am

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