• Tue
  • Sep 23, 2014
  • Updated: 6:10pm

Occupy Central co-organiser Benny Tai Yiu-ting has dropped a strong hint that the pro-democracy sit-in will take place on National Day, October 1, as rumoured.

Updated 23 Sep 2014 - 6:01pm

Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan secretly received HK$11 million “from Beijing” in 2007, months after a top mainland official in charge of Hong Kong affairs had promised to “think about...

23 Sep 2014 - 2:01pm

Organisers of the student class boycott clashed with police and security staff outside the offices of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Tuesday morning, as they called on Leung to "honour his...

23 Sep 2014 - 4:36pm

President Xi Jinping has reiterated that the central government's policies towards Hong Kong will remain unchanged but hinted that Beijing would play a more active role in the city's affairs.

23 Sep 2014 - 4:54pm

Students will take their fight for democracy to government headquarters today, after thousands formed a sea of white across the Chinese University campus to launch a week-long class boycott...

23 Sep 2014 - 9:14am

Repeated attempts by local and Beijing officials to dissuade Rafael Hui Si-yan in 2007 from relinquishing his No 2 job in government came to naught, a High Court graft trial heard yesterday.

23 Sep 2014 - 3:19am

The comprehensive nature of the list of Hong Kong business leaders invited to Beijing underlines the central government's wish to forge a strong united front among the city's elite amid heated...

23 Sep 2014 - 4:37am


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 94%
  • No: 6%
23 Sep 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 273

A student was so incensed by a HK$600 iCable Communications bill for an internet service he had cancelled that he stormed into the firm's Tsuen Wan office yesterday morning carrying a machete and...

23 Sep 2014 - 2:38am

A former civil servant convicted of pouring hot water on her Bangladeshi helper was told she had undermined the city's reputation as she was given a suspended six-month jail sentence.

23 Sep 2014 - 9:50am

There is definitely no place like home for former civil servant Au Wai-chun, who would get the cold shoulder from previously friendly neighbours and security guards whenever she returned to her...

23 Sep 2014 - 5:00am

A former Happy Valley soccer player asked one of the team’s reserve goalkeepers to concede “three or four goals” before a match last year, a court heard on Monday.

23 Sep 2014 - 9:35am

A recently retired former housing chief will oversee the development of the West Kowloon arts hub, it was announced yesterday.

23 Sep 2014 - 4:58am

In May, when the Court of Appeal heard a case in which a District Court judge had tried to resolve a matter by checking the internet, it echoed the thoughts of the astronaut when it commented: "...

23 Sep 2014 - 3:12am

Thousands of university students from across Hong Kong formed a sea of white as they arrived in Chinese University to join the week-long class boycott for democracy which began at 2pm.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:04pm

Thousands of students are expected to join a five-day class boycott across tertiary institutions this afternoon to protest Beijing’s restrictions on the 2017 chief executive election.

22 Sep 2014 - 7:30pm

On a scale of zero to 10, with 10 being extremely optimistic, the mean score of the respondents was 4.22, which pollsters said indicated a general atmosphere of pessimism.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:18am

Hospital chiefs are acting to beef up their complaints system against misconduct by doctors after receiving a sharp rebuke from the medical watchdog for not referring cases to it.

22 Sep 2014 - 8:29am

A pilot pay-as-you-throw waste-charging scheme resulted in only a moderate decrease in the amount of rubbish being sent to landfills, initial findings from the exercise show.

22 Sep 2014 - 8:54am

A staunch supporter of Hong Kong's chief executive, a vocal property tycoon and a heritage crusader at Beijing's Forbidden City, Ronnie Chan Chichung has recently created a big buzz in...

22 Sep 2014 - 6:32am

A government official is the preferred choice to take the helm of the future harbourfront authority, says a source close to the public consultation on the new body that begins this week.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:22am

Financial Secretary John Tsang appealed for support for a bill he wants passed by 2016 to allow automatic exchanges of tax information with other governments, as pan-democrats threaten a "non-...

22 Sep 2014 - 9:51am

Hong Kong must remain an international city and not cut itself off as a cultural version of the Galapagos Islands, a prominent Japanese curator has said, as he prepares to work with young local...

22 Sep 2014 - 7:42pm

Law enforcement officials say falling resale values of Apple's iPhone 6 in Hong Kong could tempt more people to try to smuggle the new smartphone onto the mainland, where they are still not...

22 Sep 2014 - 8:50am

"I am really afraid of being sent to jail … I am really afraid of the Communist Party," says Occupy Central co-founder Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, his usually confident voice shaking as he speaks.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:13am

With the right policy tools to lower growth in power demand, Hong Kong could reach its emission targets without resorting to a major shake-up of its energy mix, a recent study has found.

22 Sep 2014 - 6:32am

A driver was arrested early after leading police across the northwestern New Territories in an hour-long car chase that saw him run red lights and reach speeds of up to 200km/h.

22 Sep 2014 - 6:32am

The proposal to strengthen laws governing edible oils in the wake of the “gutter oil” scandal should cover oil importers and not the restaurants buying the products, said catering sector lawmaker...

22 Sep 2014 - 6:32am


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