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  • Updated: 8:01pm

The investigation into the dealings of tycoon Liu Han has revealed the intricate relationships between officials and businesspeople on the mainland.

21 Apr 2014 - 9:55am

Hong Kong has pencilled in next month for the city's first burning of seized ivory - and the government plans to give the incineration a high profile to drive home the message of conservation.

21 Apr 2014 - 10:03am

A court in Shanghai has seized a large Japanese ore carrier at a port in Zhejiang province to enforce a verdict seeking compensation for the sinking of two civilian Chinese cargo ships during the...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:24am

When well-known comic artist Ma Sing-yuen received thanks from a grateful mother who told him that his books had taken her son deep into the world of reading, he had mixed emotions.

21 Apr 2014 - 5:37pm

Today's poll

  • Yes: 24%
  • No: 76%
21 Apr 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 230

Hong Kong

The University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is being urged to review the salaries of its campus security guards, after a union survey found they were paid just above Hong Kong’s statutory...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:20pm

More than 300 people have been arrested and millions of dollars worth of illicit goods, ranging from illegal drugs to pornographic CDs, have been seized in a month-long city-wide operation against...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:08pm

Swimmers at Victoria Park public pool were left high and dry today as a shortage of lifeguards involved in a staffing dispute forced the facility to close for three hours.

Updated 21 Apr 2014 - 8:01pm

Children in Hong Kong want a free zoo.

While this might not be a revelation, a new study confirms that 90 per cent of primary school pupils questioned are keen on the city building an...

21 Apr 2014 - 6:24pm

After almost 20 years in Hong Kong, English teacher Amanda Chapman may soon be forced to leave the city because of difficulties in finding a suitable and affordable school for her daughter.

21 Apr 2014 - 6:28pm

Hong Kong has pencilled in next month for the city's first burning of seized ivory - and the government plans to give the incineration a high profile to drive home the message of conservation.

21 Apr 2014 - 10:03am

China

A war of words has erupted between a mainland movie director and American filmmaker Oliver Stone over the Oscar winner’s accusation that Chinese directors are failing to confront the damaging...

Updated 21 Apr 2014 - 7:52pm

More than 100 Air China pilots have voiced their disgruntlement with airline management, citing tensions in the cockpit over unequal pay and physical stress from the firm’s aggressive expansion....

21 Apr 2014 - 5:55pm

Tokyo warned on Monday that the seizure of a Japanese ship in Shanghai over pre-war debts threatened ties with China and could undermine the very basis of their diplomatic relationship.

21 Apr 2014 - 5:12pm

Beijing needs to use attractive economic measures to lure people away from the crowded capital towards neighbouring provinces, a senior urban development official says.

21 Apr 2014 - 5:44pm

Infighting and the impact of Taiwan’s student-led protests will take their toll on the ruling Kuomintang party in upcoming local government elections, according to analysts.

21 Apr 2014 - 5:02pm

The investigation into the dealings of tycoon Liu Han has revealed the intricate relationships between officials and businesspeople on the mainland.

21 Apr 2014 - 9:55am

Asia

Japan’s Shinzo Abe offered a gift to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine on Monday, but reportedly plans to stay away during the spring festival, in an apparent compromise between not angering...

Updated 21 Apr 2014 - 7:59pm

World

An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they...

Updated 21 Apr 2014 - 7:45pm

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