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.
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”.
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.
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
The body representing 9,000 Hong Kong lawyers has backed a proposal to protect unmarried couples in long-term relationships against discrimination.
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.
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.
- Yes: 68%
- No: 32%
The head of the Monetary Authority and his predecessor have warned that the Occupy movement is harming Hong Kong's economy and could have a damaging long-term effect on the city's growth.
Hongkongers must seize the chance to preserve records of the 'umbrella movement' before they vanish, a concern group says.
Known as "naughty boy" in the pro-establishment camp, Liberal Party politician James Tien Pei-chun has a penchant for offering alternative views on things.
Hong Kong's health authorities plan to tighten controls over food safety following the Taiwanese "gutter oil" scandal, lawmakers heard yesterday.
Government websites remain vulnerable to cyberattacks despite improved security measures to prevent further breaches, a senior civil servant says.
When Josh Case saw mainland band Second Hand Rose rocking the stage of the Modern Sky Festival in New York's Central Park, it dawned on him that rock music existed in a form beyond his knowledge...
Former Hong Kong resident Kim Dotcom will have to wait up to four weeks to find out if his bid to unfreeze millions in cash and assets - locked away for almost three years - is successful.
The Medical Association has proposed that overseas doctors' internship training be shortened from a year to six months, as a way to ease a manpower shortage in public hospitals.
A Legislative Council panel was warned yesterday that any delay in extra funding for the high-speed, cross-border railway could push back completion of the project even further.
Occupy Central has divided Hong Kong society along the hues of yellow and blue, with the pro-democracy protesters wearing yellow ribbons and those against them opting for blue.
Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing on Wednesday disputed allegations that foreign forces were behind Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, contradicting claims by the city’s leader and Beijing....
Hong Kong’s No 2 official, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, today refused to confirm whether the city’s leader, Leung Chun-ying, had declared to the city’s top judge the £4 million payment he had...
The Bar Association’s criticism of democracy protesters’ defiance of injunctions to clear the streets on Tuesday has been greeted with scepticism by pan-democrats and some of the protesters.
Police have asked three media organisations to provide their video footage to assist the ongoing investigation of the alleged beating of a protester by seven police officers about two weeks ago...
Two of Hong Kong’s top ultra-runners completed a 102km “Umbrella ultra-marathon” on Wednesday to show their support for the Occupy Central movement.
Hong Kong delegates to the CPPCC can “say freely whatever they want” – but must not call for Leung Chun-ying to resign, a top Beijing official was quoted as saying.
A teenage boy who attempted to set off powerful homemade explosives at Aberdeen police station last night has a history of mental illness, police said.
An unprecedented flood of submissions on planned amendments to anti-discrimination laws will delay results of the public consultation on the changes by two to three months.
Sexual harassment remains a major barrier to gender equality, especially in the workplace, the discrimination watchdog says.
The MTR says it will seek more funding from Legco to complete the high-speed railway to the border, after a warning that the latest cost estimate of HK$71.5 billion will probably be exceeded.