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Rafael Hui admitted in court yesterday that he had evaded taxes on income totalling HK$21.8 million, earned from Thomas Kwok of SHKP, in the years before and during his term as chief secretary.

20 Sep 2014 - 7:42am

An online video of a dog being put in a washing machine led to the arrest of two men yesterday and the removal of a toy poodle from their Mong Kok flat - apparently the same dog filmed being shut...

20 Sep 2014 - 11:36am

China has imposed a record fine of three billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) on British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for bribing doctors to use its drugs.

20 Sep 2014 - 3:24am

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's army of poorly paid street sweepers are being deprived of basic employment benefits by the government's policy of outsourcing its cleaning services.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

Hong Kong has ruled out Singapore-style measures to stifle the multibillion-dollar online gambling business, amid growing fears internationally about its connections to organised crime.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa was inspired to set up a think tank to "promote the long-term development of Hong Kong" by the active role of such bodies in US politics.

21 Sep 2014 - 4:04am

Hong Kong authorities have become more active in requesting access to individuals' Google accounts. And with nearly half of the demands refused, there are now calls for each request to be...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

Calls for a Tuen Mun-Tsuen Wan MTR line were ignored in the latest railway development blueprint because it would have been too expensive to build and not profitable enough to operate, Secretary...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

In the fragrant environs of the Mong Kok flower market, a florist leans on a delivery truck parked outside his shop, intently studying his smartphone. To the casual passer-by he looks every inch...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:14am


Coastal provinces and Taiwan raised their storm alerts and braced for the arrival of Severe Tropical Storm Fung-Wong, after the storm deluged parts of the Philippines, killing at least five people...

21 Sep 2014 - 4:11am

Which reigns supreme - the Communist Party or China's constitution? The political elite have struggled for more than two decades to find an answer.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Microsoft, the US tech giant targeted in an anti-monopoly probe by Beijing, is delaying the release of its much-anticipated Xbox One game console on the mainland until the end of the year.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Beijing and New Delhi failed to make progress on resolving their decades-old border dispute during President Xi Jinping's visit to India last week, despite high public expectations in China of a...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

The delays keep piling up. China's first large passenger jet, the C919, will not make its maiden flight until next year. Third-generation nuclear reactors in Zhejiang, the first of their kind in...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Macau's growing taxi problem has given rise to a name-and-shame Facebook page with more than 2,000 members sharing their horror stories.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am


New Zealand's conservative Prime Minister John Key swept to a historic election victory yesterday, securing a third term as voters ignored campaign allegations of dirty tricks and mass spying.

Updated 21 Sep 2014 - 5:53am


The government in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday signed a deal creating a demilitarised zone in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine after fresh talks aimed at ending a brutal five-month...

20 Sep 2014 - 2:09pm


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