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  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 9:25am

The government has announced plans to build seven new railway lines or extensions with an estimated price tag of HK$110 billion, including a new North Island Line on the northern shore of Hong...

18 Sep 2014 - 7:15am

Jimmy Lai Chee-ying - boss of Next Media, Beijing critic and key donor to the pan-democratic camp - has paid a visit to the headquarters of the city's anti-graft agency.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:46am

A Hospital Authority rule that bars mothers from storing their babies' umbilical cord blood for private use in stem-cell treatments has been condemned as a breach of human rights.

18 Sep 2014 - 8:05am

Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled for votes on the eve of a knife-edge referendum that will either see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom or gain sweeping new...

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:42am

Today's poll

  • Yes: 66%
  • No: 34%
18 Sep 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 68

Hong Kong

Jimmy Lai Chee-ying - boss of Next Media, Beijing critic and key donor to the pan-democratic camp - has paid a visit to the headquarters of the city's anti-graft agency.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:46am

The government has announced plans to build seven new railway lines or extensions with an estimated price tag of HK$110 billion, including a new North Island Line on the northern shore of Hong...

18 Sep 2014 - 7:15am

Rafael Hui Si-yan yesterday told the High Court he turned down job offers from Hong Kong's first post-handover leader and the son of Asia's richest man.

18 Sep 2014 - 8:16am

A Hospital Authority rule that bars mothers from storing their babies' umbilical cord blood for private use in stem-cell treatments has been condemned as a breach of human rights.

18 Sep 2014 - 8:05am

The environment minister has been told to come up with a better offer if he wants to stand a chance of winning over local politicians resisting a landfill extension plan in Tuen Mun.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:57am

An "era of disobedience" featuring vigorous protests will eventually force Beijing and a more united pan-democratic camp to come together to talk, a co-organiser of the Occupy Central movement...

18 Sep 2014 - 8:24am

China

China and Asean members have called for a stronger mechanism to resolve trade disputes under their economic pact.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:16am

President Xi Jinping has chided Chinese tourists, saying that they should behave themselves better when travelling abroad.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:49am

The mainland's efforts to name and shame its filthiest power stations and impose tough new emission standards are the leading weapons in President Xi Jinping's war on pollution.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:54am

In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:16am

Uygur academic Ilham Tohti denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial on Wednesday in the far western region of Xinjiang.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:08pm

Jaycee Chan has been formally arrested on drug charges, nearly a month after he was caught smoking marijuana in Beijing.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:03pm

Asia

President Xi Jinping begins talks in New Delhi today on boosting economic ties and resolving festering border disputes between India and China.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:47am

World

Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled for votes on the eve of a knife-edge referendum that will either see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom or gain sweeping new...

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 8:42am

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