• Thu
  • Oct 30, 2014
  • Updated: 7:36pm

The Liberal Party's James Tien has insisted Chief Executive CY Leung should consider quitting - hours after the nation's top political advisory body expelled him for making just that demand.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:07am

The body representing 9,000 Hong Kong lawyers has backed a proposal to protect unmarried couples in long-term relationships against discrimination.

30 Oct 2014 - 8:12am

The Occupy protests have not affected Hong Kong's business climate, says the World Bank, which rates the city as the third easiest place in the world to do business.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:47am

Hong Kong has adopted the highest possible level of preventive measures at the border to block the fatal Ebola virus that has spread out of West Africa, the health minister says.

30 Oct 2014 - 3:09am

Today's poll

  • Yes: 67%
  • No: 33%
30 Oct 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 408

Hong Kong

At the height of the riot police operation, 12 tweets about Hong Kong were being posted every second as images of protesters engulfed in tear gas spread globally. 

30 Oct 2014 - 5:52pm

A copy of the largest of the Dead Sea Scrolls will go on display in Hong Kong next week, alongside the Gabriel Revelation Stone, often called the “stone scroll”.

30 Oct 2014 - 4:30pm

Two local restaurants serving Cantonese-style fare are among three new recipients of coveted two-star recommendations in the latest Michelin guide to Hong Kong and Macau, released today.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:19pm

A look back at some of the most colourful scenes witnessed in one of the city's most densely populated districts over the last half century

30 Oct 2014 - 10:38am

The body representing 9,000 Hong Kong lawyers has backed a proposal to protect unmarried couples in long-term relationships against discrimination.

30 Oct 2014 - 8:12am

The Liberal Party's James Tien has insisted Chief Executive CY Leung should consider quitting - hours after the nation's top political advisory body expelled him for making just that demand.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:07am

China

Beijing will restrict non-local cars from entering the capital during the Apec summit, municipal traffic authorities have said.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:47pm

More than 100 fugitives suspected of corruption who had fled overseas have now been caught, China announced on Wednesday – exactly 100 days since the launch of the crackdown dubbed “Fox Hunt 2014...

30 Oct 2014 - 4:07pm

The Uygur mayor of Hotan in the unruly far-western region of Xinjiang is being investigated for corruption, state media said on Thursday, one of the few minority officials to be caught up in the...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:40pm

China has vowed to expand the scope of the court assessors system, allowing them to participate in more cases and clarifying their roles, a senior legal official said.

30 Oct 2014 - 2:17pm

A Chinese billionaire couple’s US$10 million gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country’s internet users, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in...

30 Oct 2014 - 3:39pm

Washington welcomes China’s growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan’s future stability, saying a forthcoming Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction shows Beijing's...

30 Oct 2014 - 2:16pm

Asia

Hopes of finding survivors under the mud and rubble of a landslide in south-central Sri Lanka had run out by first light on Thursday, though a government minister cut the estimated death toll to...

30 Oct 2014 - 6:57pm

World

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with the parents of 43 teachers-college students for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, who later said they were frustrated by the...

30 Oct 2014 - 4:17pm

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