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  • Nov 28, 2014
  • Updated: 9:03am

An officer caught on video hitting peaceful protesters with his baton will be removed from the current operation, police said after the force came under fire for abusing its power.

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 8:47am

The Federation of Students has threatened to set its sights on government buildings in response to the police clearance of the Occupy camp in Mong Kok following violent overnight clashes.

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 8:41am

When Rashid Mehmood walked into an HSBC branch in Lok Fu two weeks ago to try to open an account, the bank employee's first question to him was, "What's your nationality?"

Updated 28 Nov 2014 - 8:53am

Some 6.5 per cent of foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong say they have been sexually harassed, the equality watchdog has found.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

The mother of a boy said to have been improperly diagnosed with heavy metal poisoning had trusted a doctor who made the diagnosis because of his link to an international medical board, regulators...

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

A photographer from the Chinese-language Apple Daily was handcuffed and taken away by police while covering the so-called “re-occupation” protest in Mong Kok on Thursday night.

28 Nov 2014 - 4:26am

Yang Peiru has lived in Hong Kong for the past 15 years to look after her mentally disabled son, crossing the border to the mainland every three months to renew her visa.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am


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A pepper spray-based solution used by police on pro-democracy protesters was "much more powerful" than pepper spray and tear gas, according to a South China Morning Post photographer temporarily...

28 Nov 2014 - 4:14am

Owners of street-level shops in Mong Kok are pessimistic of a return to pre-Occupy business levels unless mainland tourists return en masse.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

Beijing loyalists have been eager to accuse leaders of the Occupy movement of allying with "external forces" - but one American group linked to the protests has been working with the city's...

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

A dispute between two main shareholders of the troubled ATV would be a factor affecting its licence renewal, but no solution was in sight, a senior executive of the station admitted in court.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

The marine police's radar system had been showing signs of ageing months before the National Day collision between two vessels in 2012 that left 39 people dead, the High Court heard.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

Officials have outlined precautions against climate change in Hong Kong, including sea walls and flood-protection systems.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

When international bankers spend a weekday afternoon monitoring not stocks and currencies but the laughter of children with delayed speech, the unthinkable has happened.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

You might be forgiven for not having heard of The Turbans. The band of bearded musicians fiddling with buoyant klezmer-infused folk scales and Balkan beats have never set foot in Asia.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:05am

Joshua Wong has been banned from entering parts of Mong Kok as a condition of his bail after he was charged with obstructing a bailiff who was clearing barricades.

27 Nov 2014 - 6:50pm

Crowds of protesters are involved in stand-off with police in Mong Kok after officers earlier took control of the junction of Shantung Street and Sai Yeung Choi South Street.

27 Nov 2014 - 11:12am

About 6,000 police officers will be assigned to the cleared streets and nearby areas in Mong Kok until Sunday to prevent a reoccupation by protesters angered by removal tactics yesterday.

27 Nov 2014 - 4:52pm

A new type of subsidised housing tailor-made for the "sandwich class", possibly in suburban areas, is being considered by the government.

27 Nov 2014 - 7:26am

Sixty days into the unprecedented pro-democracy sit-ins, the government's intransigence and the protesters' persistence have led to a stalemate.

27 Nov 2014 - 2:35pm

Several prominent businessmen say the solution to pro-democracy protesters' grievances is to build affordable housing in country parks.

27 Nov 2014 - 2:36pm

Occupiers camped out in Nathan Road, Mong Kok, were taken by surprise when a special police squad stormed their site and ended their 60-day sit-in.

27 Nov 2014 - 5:21pm

Lawyers and demonstrators lambasted the police's clearance of the Mong Kok protest site - an exercise in which at least 148 people were arrested.

27 Nov 2014 - 2:35pm

Seven police officers who allegedly beat Ken Tsang Kin-chiu have been arrested on charges of "assault occasioning actual bodily harm," police said in a statement this evening.

27 Nov 2014 - 2:36pm

Officials withdrew a controversial public works funding request from the legislature's agenda yesterday in an apparent move to speed up the approval of other projects.

27 Nov 2014 - 7:36am

Shanghai billionaire Liu Yiqian paid HK$348.4 million for a Tibetan tapestry at a Christie's auction yesterday, 10 times what it sold for a little over a decade ago.

27 Nov 2014 - 11:20am

Residential institutions such as orphanages should be shut down as children kept in them could suffer serious irreparable emotional and psychological damage, the co-founder of a leading NGO says...

27 Nov 2014 - 6:10pm


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