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  • Nov 28, 2014
  • Updated: 5:31am

About 6,000 police officers will be assigned to the cleared streets and nearby areas in Mong Kok until Sunday to prevent a reoccupation by protesters angered by removal tactics yesterday.

27 Nov 2014 - 4:52pm

A new type of subsidised housing tailor-made for the "sandwich class", possibly in suburban areas, is being considered by the government.

27 Nov 2014 - 7:26am

China’s efforts to extradite corrupt officials that have fled abroad are being hampered by a reluctance by some Western governments to offer help, a Chinese foreign ministry official said.

27 Nov 2014 - 4:22pm

Today's poll

  • Yes: 84%
  • No: 16%
25 Nov 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 870

Hong Kong

A photographer from the Chinese-language Apple Daily was handcuffed and taken away by police while covering the so-called “re-occupation” protest in Mong Kok on Thursday night.

28 Nov 2014 - 4:26am

Joshua Wong has been banned from entering parts of Mong Kok as a condition of his bail after he was charged with obstructing a bailiff who was clearing barricades.

27 Nov 2014 - 6:50pm

A pepper spray-based solution used by police on pro-democracy protesters was "much more powerful" than pepper spray and tear gas, according to a South China Morning Post photographer temporarily...

28 Nov 2014 - 4:14am

The Federation of Students has threatened to target government buildings in response to the police clearance of the Occupy camp in Mong Kok following violent clashes overnight.

27 Nov 2014 - 4:17pm

Crowds of protesters are involved in stand-off with police in Mong Kok after officers earlier took control of the junction of Shantung Street and Sai Yeung Choi South Street.

27 Nov 2014 - 11:12am

About 6,000 police officers will be assigned to the cleared streets and nearby areas in Mong Kok until Sunday to prevent a reoccupation by protesters angered by removal tactics yesterday.

27 Nov 2014 - 4:52pm

China

Taiwanese politicians shouted slogans through loudspeakers and swept streets with brooms as they made last-ditch appeals to voters ahead of elections on Saturday.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:31am

A surprise audit has been launched of state lottery funds around the country that generate billions of yuan each year, amid fears that cash may have been misused.

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 5:03am

Beijing's controversial air defence identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea has ensured safety and security, the Defence Ministry said, dismissing criticism that it had exacerbated...

28 Nov 2014 - 5:31am

A city government department in Hubei has denied a claim by a cinema chain that it spent 965,000 yuan (HK$1.2 million) on tickets in a single year.

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 5:07am

Dr Ko Wen-je's remarks at a campaign rally on Sunday had their intended effect on Howard Lai, a 27-year-old market planner.

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 5:06am

All eyes are on the fiercely fought mayoral elections in the central city of Taichung this weekend, as a victory by the opposition camp could pave the way to success in the 2016 presidential...

28 Nov 2014 - 5:31am

Asia

Thailand's ruling junta said yesterday that elections would probably be delayed until 2016, days after military officials ruled out lifting martial law any time soon.

28 Nov 2014 - 3:35am

World

The Ferguson shooting is a study, according to one observer, in "how social media make everything everyone's business, whether you want that or not".

28 Nov 2014 - 4:10am

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