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Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

The wife of a Hong Kong police superintendent has been cleared after spending 10 months in a Sydney prison awaiting trial for her involvement in an illegal drugs shipment.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Former violin prodigy Ho Hung-ying brings gift of music to the young and deprived

A former violin prodigy hopes to give something back to her adopted hometown by taking the joy of music to young and deprived Hongkongers - and offering some advice for society.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Former violin prodigy Ho Hung-ying brings gift of music to the young and deprived

Isolated and getting older, people caring for disabled relatives are often in need of care themselves, a survey revealed.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Young designers show off their smartphone apps in Hong Kong contest

Smartphone programs developed by children to help make life a little easier - for young and old - put to the test in local competition.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am

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Former violin prodigy Ho Hung-ying brings gift of music to the young and deprived

A former violin prodigy hopes to give something back to her adopted hometown by taking the joy of music to young and deprived Hongkongers - and offering some advice for society.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

The wife of a Hong Kong police superintendent has been cleared after spending 10 months in a Sydney prison awaiting trial for her involvement in an illegal drugs shipment.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

Isolated and getting older, people caring for disabled relatives are often in need of care themselves, a survey revealed.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

Master filmmakers from the mainland and Taiwan may steal the limelight at next month's Cannes Film Festival - but Hong Kong won't be completely out of the picture.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

Smartphone programs developed by children to help make life a little easier - for young and old - put to the test in local competition.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am
Police officer's wife freed after 10-month jail ordeal on drug charges in Australia

Imagine travelling anywhere in the world and being able to use your smartphone to pay for the train or bus just as easily as you would your Octopus card at home.

19 Apr 2015 - 2:42am

China

Shinzo Abe to seek contact with Xi Jinping at forthcoming Asian-African Summit in Jakarta

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek contact with China’s President Xi Jinping next week when they join an international conference in Indonesia, a Japanese government source said Saturday...

18 Apr 2015 - 9:10pm
Jailing of Chinese journalist Gao Yu for leaking secrets ‘part of push to silence critics’

The seven-year jail sentence handed down on Friday to Gao Yu was widely condemned as another move to muzzle dissent in the ongoing crackdown on government critics.

18 Apr 2015 - 12:16pm
Jailing of Chinese journalist Gao Yu for leaking secrets ‘part of push to silence critics’

Efforts should be stepped up to seek a political solution to the crisis in Yemen, China’s President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in a telephone call, the Foreign Ministry in Beijing...

18 Apr 2015 - 6:42pm
Jailing of Chinese journalist Gao Yu for leaking secrets ‘part of push to silence critics’

Beijing does not plan to use either the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank or its Silk Road Fund to finance the US$46 billion Pakistan-China economic corridor, with money to come from both...

18 Apr 2015 - 3:29am
Jailing of Chinese journalist Gao Yu for leaking secrets ‘part of push to silence critics’

China has put on hold bank-technology rules that Washington and others complained amount to unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, according to a government notice.

17 Apr 2015 - 4:46pm
Jailing of Chinese journalist Gao Yu for leaking secrets ‘part of push to silence critics’

China’s Defence Ministry complained on Friday that Japanese surveillance activities threatened the safety of Chinese ships and aircraft, raising the issue after Japan said earlier this week that...

17 Apr 2015 - 3:08pm

Asia

Japanese journalists are being muzzled under Abe, warns media commentator

Fears of a crisis in press freedom are growing in Japan with accusations the government is ramping up pressure on journalists to "toe the line" and claims that news outlets are no longer "putting...

19 Apr 2015 - 1:37am

World

As soon as Li Yan saw the inspectors from the Labour and Health ministries enter her cafeteria in Rio de Janeiro, she knew there would be trouble.

19 Apr 2015 - 1:02am

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