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  • Feb 1, 2015
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Pan-democrat Charles Mok hints at compromise on 2017 reform package - then retracts comments a few hours later

The hothouse atmosphere of post-Occupy Hong Kong politics was brought into sharp focus when a moderate pan-democrat was forced to retract a statement offering the possibility of a compromise over...

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Police investigators at the forefront of Hong Kong's battle against money laundering face a flood of reports, with more than 100 suspected cases landing on their desks every day - almost double...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:57am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

A fugitive Hong Kong businessman is being sought by US police after he failed to turn up in court to face charges over an allegedly drunken wedding party escapade a judge likened to the movie...

1 Feb 2015 - 2:13am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Hong Kong's tightly controlled programme to destroy one of the world's biggest stockpiles of illicit ivory has come under fire for its lack of transparency from a respected global watchdog.

Updated 1 Feb 2015 - 11:18am
Hong Kong money laundering police face record deluge of 100 reports a day

Stronger competition for Primary One school places has triggered a new wave of mainland parents renting flats in Sheung Shui.

1 Feb 2015 - 4:09am
Order to remove staircase installed more than 30 years ago forces restaurant to close

A popular Causeway Bay restaurant has been forced to close because of a staircase that was built before it moved into its current Jardine Street premises almost 30 years ago.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's daughter Chai-yan says she is leaving Hong Kong for "privacy", despite her decision to make a debut appearance in a television interview.

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am


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Just days after US chain Hooters announced plans to open in Hong Kong, a local restaurant group wants to beat it to the punch, using sex appeal to sell hamburgers.

1 Feb 2015 - 7:56am

An auction of a top Bordeaux wine brought in HK$32 million, more than double the pre-sale estimate,

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am

Have you ever found valuable old letters at home covered with mould or gnawed at by pests? Are you getting a headache trying to preserve fading photos of your great-grandparents?

1 Feb 2015 - 5:03am

A vaccine to protect against a deadly influenza strain which has now claimed 81 lives in Hong Kong will not be available until after the winter flu peak is expected to have died down.

31 Jan 2015 - 9:42am

Completion of the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been pushed back by two years to 2017, and its budget has snowballed to about HK$71.5 billion.

31 Jan 2015 - 2:33pm

About 2,000 police officers will fan out between Causeway Bay and Central tomorrow to monitor the city's first mass rally since the Occupy sit-ins, according to a police source.

31 Jan 2015 - 4:44am

A Hong Kong magistrate condemned a blatant display of "opportunistic crime" as he slapped a five-month jail term on a man who stole HK$161,500 after cash spilled from a security van in Wan Chai...

31 Jan 2015 - 2:37am

Junior primary school students are getting far too much salt and not enough fibre in their lunchboxes, a study has found.

31 Jan 2015 - 2:14am

Hong Kong's new private housing supply rose to an eight-year high of 15,700 units last year, with analysts saying the city has started the transition to a period of more sustainable flat supply....

31 Jan 2015 - 2:06am

Launch of e-commerce venture by internet agency, delivering to hotels and airports, could damage local sales, an analyst fears

31 Jan 2015 - 4:25am

Fall is thanks to the collapse in the global price of oil and could mean savings for frequent flyers and Lunar New Year holidaymakers

31 Jan 2015 - 4:26am

Publication criticised by CY runs article urging city to revolt or face 'destruction'

31 Jan 2015 - 1:27am

A protest group's application for permission to drive along Lugard Road was rejected by police for safety reasons - proving the very point they wished to make: it is not safe for cars to use the...

31 Jan 2015 - 4:30am

A HK$5 billion injection for the Innovation and Technology Fund that was announced in this year's policy address may not in itself fulfil Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's hopes of boosting the...

31 Jan 2015 - 4:24am

Citybus on Friday banned shopping malls from buying transport vouchers used to entice cross-border shoppers amid concerns Tuen Mun was being overwhelmed by mainland visitors and their baggage.

31 Jan 2015 - 4:40am

Network's application for a four-week adjournment in its outstanding salaries trial rejected as 'delay would not serve the interest of justice'

31 Jan 2015 - 12:13am

Two giant granite sculptures of lion heads, dating back to the 1930s, are now on display at HSBC headquarters in Central in celebration of the bank's 150th anniversary.

31 Jan 2015 - 4:32am

Chai-yan was barred from attending luxurious parties when she was young, as her father feared she would become "too materialistic".

31 Jan 2015 - 11:32am

A court has granted HK$210,000 in compensation to a Pakistani asylum seeker who sued over inhumane treatment during 107 days of unlawful detention more than eight years ago.

31 Jan 2015 - 1:04am

Two emergency backup systems will be up and running by the end of this year to prevent any potential overheating, the station's safety committee says.

31 Jan 2015 - 1:14am


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