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  • Nov 24, 2014
  • Updated: 7:37am

A picture emerged of an antisocial man who otherwise appeared normal to neighbours as police looked into Saturday's gas explosion in his flat on a Kowloon public housing estate that left nine...

Updated 24 Nov 2014 - 7:23am

The three co-founders of Occupy Central plan to turn themselves into police next week but vowed to continue supporting protesters under a "two-stage" surrender plan.

Updated 24 Nov 2014 - 7:26am

More childcare centres are being planned to encourage mothers back into work as the government seeks ways to cope with a rapidly ageing population.

Updated 24 Nov 2014 - 7:08am

It's been touted as the free kindergarten policy - but one key policymaker admits it might not be completely free after all.

Updated 24 Nov 2014 - 7:31am

The former Law Society president, who was pressured into resigning via a no-confidence vote, says his saga has made the organisation afraid to speak out.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

A day after the historic talks between top government officials and student leaders on October 21, former Democratic Party lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong published his last commentary in Ming Pao.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

Pinky Lee Tsz-ki has a beautiful head of lustrous, long hair, has a gentle voice, and works where cockroaches scamper.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am


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Police fired several rounds of tear gas near medical stations on the first day of the Occupy Central protests and created an unsafe environment for humanitarian workers, a report in the Medical...

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

About 50 people took part in a rally at Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui to express their support for the police force ahead of the expected clearance of protesters from the Mong Kok Occupy site this...

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

When Ivan Wong printed more than 1,000 postcards about the Occupy Central movement and gave them out early last month, never did he imagine his lone effort would evolve into a three-part campaign...

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

Outspoken Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, a non-permanent judge at the Court of Final Appeal known for his liberal rulings, has urged Occupy activists to stay calm and obey the law.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

The "blue sky and white sun" flag returned to Tiu Keng Leng on Sunday, 18 years after the clearance of the enclave once known as "Little Taiwan" in Hong Kong.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

Bonnie Chiu admits she used to hold the stereotype of Muslim women being "conservative" and "shy" to be true, until she visited Istanbul three years ago.

24 Nov 2014 - 6:39am

Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit...

23 Nov 2014 - 3:30pm

Neighbours spoke of the ground shaking and a bang as loud as thunder as they fled their homes in a gas incident that left one person dead and several firefighters fighting for their lives on...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:11am

Top Hong Kong officials have been summoned to attend the first ever state-level cross-border meeting on Guangdong development on Tuesday despite unresolved local social and political issues...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Occupy Central’s founders may have become less visible at the protest sites, but they have been planning ways to take the fight for democracy beyond the occupied zones – starting with a “community...

24 Nov 2014 - 4:09am

Jockey Club officials say they are doing all they can to mitigate the impact of so-called illegal Asian betting exchanges and are concerned websites like CITIbet and AA-Star are becoming more...

23 Nov 2014 - 8:45am

Cathay Pacific passengers may soon have to fly with the airline almost once a week to qualify for unlimited lounge access, according to proposals in a consultation the airline is conducting on its...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Tucked between high-rise offices of multinational companies in Central, the hawkers of Stanley Street serve steaming cups of Hong Kong-style milk tea to early rising workers.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:38am

Hong Kong's first publicly elected chief executive is killed on the night of the poll; a candidate for the top job is caught having extramarital affairs. The plots sound familiar but this...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Deep-pocketed Hong Kong investors could be surprise beneficiaries of Greece's attempt to woo wealthy mainland investors with promises of visa-free travel in Europe.

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Three giant "seagulls" marauded through picnickers, stealing tissues and snaffling food at the West Kowloon waterfront promenade, but rather than a pest issue, it was a performance.

23 Nov 2014 - 7:18am

Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po dropped the strongest hint yet that the government will take the cheapest option and move a medieval well which has delayed progress on the under-construction...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:46am

Executive Council member Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun says the government is likely to resume dialogue with student leaders of Occupy Central if they accept its earlier offers to produce a report and...

23 Nov 2014 - 7:18am

Captain America, the Pink Panther and Fred Flintstone were among the many sweaty bodies battling it out on the squash court in Happy Valley, all in aid of the city's top charity event.

23 Nov 2014 - 7:18am

Attempting to tease information out of Carrie Fisher about the new Star Wars film was always going to be tough.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:57am


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