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A US-based dissident and Tiananmen Square activist was refused entry to Hong Kong on Saturday night as he attempted to visit the city to attend the opening of the world’s first permanent museum...

20 Apr 2014 - 7:29pm

Beijing's propaganda mouthpieces are taking turns to lambast two of the elder statesmen of Hong Kong's democracy movement, saying their visit to North America was "inviting foreign intervention...

20 Apr 2014 - 3:46pm

An investigation that placed Hong Kong at the centre of a global drug-trafficking and money-laundering network was closed down because of a reluctance by police to pursue a long-term strategy in...

20 Apr 2014 - 8:50am

Hong Kong's graft watchdog was quick to distance itself from fired China Resources boss Song Lin, erasing from its website references to his role as head of its ethics committee.

20 Apr 2014 - 7:02am

Hong Kong's tourism industry may be in the midst of an unprecedented boom, but frontline workers aren't sharing in the benefits.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:27am

Think of unicycles and it might well be a circus that comes to mind. But teenager Sam Verebes takes his one-wheeled bicycle very seriously.

20 Apr 2014 - 10:26am

Mainstream filmmakers latch on to the prevailing anxiety about Hong Kong's future in a series of movies with a defiantly local appeal.

20 Apr 2014 - 7:04am


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A former teammate in Hong Kong has joined international tributes to Australian soccer ace Dylan Tombides, who died at the age of 20 on Friday after a three-year battle with testicular cancer.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:27am

Lawmakers stepped up pressure on the MTR Corporation and the government to come clean about the two-year delay to the high-speed rail link, even threatening to invoke the legislature's special...

20 Apr 2014 - 7:10am

A Hong Kong man has paid HK$793,000 to secure the first cask of whisky sold at public auction in the city. The cask was filled 25 years ago today with a 1989 Macallan single malt.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:27am

Rights group Vision First says a defamation lawsuit filed against it by a government contractor is a welcome opportunity for public scrutiny of the contractor's work with asylum seekers.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:27am

More than 21,000 patients had waited three years before receiving specialist treatment at the city's overburdened and understaffed public hospitals last year, with more than 1,000 waiting even...

19 Apr 2014 - 8:41am

The government could directly import workers for infrastructure projects at the border, an official has revealed to the South China Morning Post.

19 Apr 2014 - 8:00am

The Tai Hing Cotton Mill was one of the success stories of Hong Kong's manufacturing boom in the 1960s and 1970s.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:18am

Civil servants with accounting expertise could be drafted in to help manage the Mega Events Fund after it was slammed by the government auditor for poor financial monitoring.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

A two-metre tall statue of the Goddess of Democracy was erected in the unofficial June 4 museum in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

Tight security will surround heartthrob Kim Soo-hyun's visit to Hong Kong next week as his hosts look to prevent a repeat of the wild scenes that have greeted the Korean idol across Asia.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:24am

Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun hopes to serve as a "mediator" between Beijing loyalists and pan-democrats by tabling a "compromise" proposal for electoral reform that he believes both...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

Unionists are urging the government to increase the number of statutory holidays in Hong Kong to 17, so all workers would be entitled to every public holiday.

19 Apr 2014 - 2:51am

The government has been scaremongering by saying the Tseung Kwan O landfill will overflow by next year, a Sai Kung district councillor says.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

One day, for no particular reason, Stephen Poon Wing-sing decided to run. Once the Hongkonger started, he just kept going, 40 kilometres a day for 27 consecutive days.

19 Apr 2014 - 2:56am

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine coupled with counselling can have a positive effect on long-term drug addicts, a social service centre has found.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

A pastor and her husband were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in an HK$23 million online shopping scam.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

Passers-by helped capture two teenage boys who assaulted a woman in a bungled mugging in Sha Tin yesterday after the victim fought back and shouted for help.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:05am

Hong Kong Jockey Club farrier Haitze Wiersma, 47, was acquitted of two counts of assault after being accused of attacking two colleagues on a coach on June 10 last year.

18 Apr 2014 - 4:05pm

Tsang rejected 957 of the 1,507 amendments put forward by League of Social Democrats chairman "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung, dismissing most as "frivolous or meaningless".

18 Apr 2014 - 4:49pm

A two-year delay in the completion of the HK$67 billion high-speed railway connecting Hong Kong with Shenzhen and Guangzhou will have a serious impact on the Pearl River Delta, government advisers...

18 Apr 2014 - 4:46pm


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