• Thu
  • Oct 30, 2014
  • Updated: 10:08pm

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. 

30 Oct 2014 - 5:52pm

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”.

30 Oct 2014 - 4:30pm

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:19pm

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

30 Oct 2014 - 10:38am

The body representing 9,000 Hong Kong lawyers has backed a proposal to protect unmarried couples in long-term relationships against discrimination.

30 Oct 2014 - 8:12am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 68%
  • No: 32%
30 Oct 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 443

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:41am

Hongkongers must seize the chance to preserve records of the 'umbrella movement' before they vanish, a concern group says.

30 Oct 2014 - 12:17pm

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 3:20am

Hong Kong's health authorities plan to tighten controls over food safety following the Taiwanese "gutter oil" scandal, lawmakers heard yesterday.

30 Oct 2014 - 4:13am

Government websites remain vulnerable to cyberattacks despite improved security measures to prevent further breaches, a senior civil servant says.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:28am

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...

30 Oct 2014 - 8:05am

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 5:36am

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 8:20am

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 4:13am

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 4:24am

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....

30 Oct 2014 - 11:42am

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...

29 Oct 2014 - 6:42pm

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:42am

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...

30 Oct 2014 - 11:42am

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.

30 Oct 2014 - 11:44am

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.

29 Oct 2014 - 6:15pm

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.

29 Oct 2014 - 3:13pm

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.

29 Oct 2014 - 10:23am

Sexual harassment remains a major barrier to gender equality, especially in the workplace, the discrimination watchdog says.

29 Oct 2014 - 3:22pm

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.

29 Oct 2014 - 12:24pm


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