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  • Oct 22, 2014
  • Updated: 1:52pm

The government and student leaders remained poles apart on how the city should elect its leader in 2017, after their televised meeting yesterday failed to resolve the issue that triggered the...

Updated 22 Oct 2014 - 1:38pm

The head of the World Health Organisation said the agency would be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak after an internal report detailed failures in containing the virus.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:19am

A loyal executive of SHKP has dismissed a payment of more than HK$10 million to a former chief secretary as "a small sum" in the eyes of his tycoon bosses, a high-profile graft trial heard...

22 Oct 2014 - 9:19am

Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started a five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, following a trial that has gripped South Africans and millions around the...

22 Oct 2014 - 12:06pm

Today's poll

  • Yes: 80%
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22 Oct 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 412

Hong Kong

Street art showing support for the Occupy movement was removed from the walls of the HSBC bank on Nathan Road in Mong Kok as the branch resumed normal operation on Wednesday.

Updated 22 Oct 2014 - 1:11pm

Hong Kong government negotiators who sat down to crunch talks with student leaders have become figures of online derision with netizens mocking them as empty vases, garbage bins and Teletubbies....

22 Oct 2014 - 1:38pm

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service...

Updated 22 Oct 2014 - 1:25pm

A loyal executive of SHKP has dismissed a payment of more than HK$10 million to a former chief secretary as "a small sum" in the eyes of his tycoon bosses, a high-profile graft trial heard...

22 Oct 2014 - 9:19am

The government and student leaders remained poles apart on how the city should elect its leader in 2017, after their televised meeting yesterday failed to resolve the issue that triggered the...

Updated 22 Oct 2014 - 1:38pm

Hong Kong is set to pay about 20 per cent more for its water imports from across the border as part of a new deal signed with Guangdong, but it is unclear whether it will translate into higher...

22 Oct 2014 - 7:03am

China

The head of the World Health Organisation said the agency would be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak after an internal report detailed failures in containing the virus.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:19am

China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai, according to a Canadian report.

22 Oct 2014 - 8:24am

China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based human rights group said yesterday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.

22 Oct 2014 - 3:24am

Hebei province will idle more than 800 polluting factories for nearly two weeks to stop smog shrouding Beijing as world leaders visit the capital for next month's Apec summit.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:26am

The head of a lard supplier in Taiwan was formally charged yesterday with deliberately selling adulterated cooking oil.

22 Oct 2014 - 3:21am

Chen Ziming, the veteran pro-democracy activist and one of the leading figures in the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, has died, a close friend said.

22 Oct 2014 - 11:33am

Asia

Shinzo Abe's swift replacement of two scandal-hit cabinet ministers this week shows the Japanese prime minister wants to move on quickly, even as a newly energised opposition scents blood.

22 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

World

Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started a five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, following a trial that has gripped South Africans and millions around the...

22 Oct 2014 - 12:06pm

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