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  • Jul 26, 2014
  • Updated: 1:38am

An official probe is under way into the McDonald's "rotten meat" scandal, focusing on whether the fast-food giant knowingly sold potentially tainted food to the Hong Kong public over a four-day...

Updated 26 Jul 2014 - 1:33am

Three siblings on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over the Ukraine grew up in Hong Kong and were much-loved students at the Australian International School.

25 Jul 2014 - 11:37pm

A witness has for the first time told the corruption trial of former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan and two of the Kwok brothers of Sun Hung Kai Properties that their older brother was involved...

Updated 26 Jul 2014 - 1:32am

One in every 38 Hongkongers is a US dollar millionaire, according to a new study which ranks the city 11th on a global rich list of percentage of millionaires by population.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:18pm

A senior executive at PCCW went on trial today over allegations he received HK$1.7 million in bribes for helping a technology company bid for contracts with the telecommunications giant.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:31pm

Organisers of this year's Ani-Com & Games exhibition say they are confident they will set a new turnout record as they prepare to open the biggest show in the event's 16-year history.

25 Jul 2014 - 7:33pm

Food safety authorities on Friday said they would investigate McDonald’s Hong Kong’s failure to disclose its imports of meat products from a mainland factory at the centre of a rotten meat scandal...

25 Jul 2014 - 11:41pm


Today's Poll

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A Legislative Council committee will meet soon to decide whether to investigate allegations that several lawmakers failed to declare donations from media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:42am

Former minister Michael Suen Ming-yeung said he was aware in 2005 of Hui's work for developer's parent company, but not for its joint venture which bid for the West Kowloon job.

25 Jul 2014 - 9:15am

McDonald’s Hong Kong said on Thursday it would suspend the sales of five popular menu items available in the city in the wake of the "rotten meat" scandal.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:32am

Police have put up a HK$300,000 reward to find a man suspected of killing his former girlfriend, a flight attendant whose body was found in a wardrobe in her Tsuen Wan flat last December.

25 Jul 2014 - 1:53pm

A man who was jailed for 16 months for kicking a cat like a soccer ball claimed yesterday that his sentence was too heavy, the Court of First Instance heard.

25 Jul 2014 - 9:23am

A group of elderly residents say they fear for the future of their home city - but differ on what the people can do about it.

25 Jul 2014 - 2:06pm

Hong Kong directors Ann Hui On-wah and Peter Chan Ho-sun will return to this year's Venice Film Festival with their latest screen offerings and stellar mainland casts.

25 Jul 2014 - 6:55pm

Ocean Park is hoping to remove the problem by developing a smartphone application to allow visitors to book rides in advance.

25 Jul 2014 - 6:57pm

A major computer glitch has crashed the United States' global system for processing passports and visas, with delays expected to hit applicants across the world.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:05am

More than 900 students in private undergraduate degree programmes will receive subsidies of up to HK$70,000 a year under a new government scheme.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:42am

A group of 16 Vietnamese nationals arrested in Hong Kong's biggest airborne ivory-smuggling case were yesterday jailed for six months each.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:42am

Hong Kong is on the threshold of a historical turning point. But this turning point could, in a heartbeat, turn into a breaking point.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:42am

Five pro-democracy lawmakers accused of secretly accepting millions of dollars in donations from media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying may face official investigations.

24 Jul 2014 - 12:11pm

Pan-democrats want to meet Beijing officials in charge of Hong Kong affairs in a bid to break the deadlock on political reform before the National People's Congress Standing Committee makes a...

24 Jul 2014 - 9:15am

UK lawmakers may visit Hong Kong as part of a parliamentary probe of the Sino-British Joint Declaration, 30 years after it was signed - a move welcomed by pan-democrats.

24 Jul 2014 - 10:10am

Housing Authority says only 8,900 public rental homes will be completed this year - far below target - but it expects to catch up soon.

24 Jul 2014 - 9:31am

Rural power broker Lau Wong-fat has topped the no-show charts across all three major bodies of the Legislative Council - after being identified as the least active member of the Legislative...

24 Jul 2014 - 5:33pm

Basketball megastar LeBron James made a flying visit to Hong Kong - and for some lucky local youngsters, there was even a chance to shoot hoops with the NBA's biggest name.

24 Jul 2014 - 4:57am

The wife of Rafael Hui Si-yan discussed with a Sun Hung Kai Properties representative in 2001 how to fit out two luxury Happy Valley flats developed by the property giant, the High Court heard...

24 Jul 2014 - 8:58am

A former civil servant accused of pouring scalding-hot water on her maid was in the shower at the time the alleged assault happened, the District Court heard.

24 Jul 2014 - 9:05am


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