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Mother arrested after 4-year-old son falls from fifth-floor window in Yau Ma Tei

A four-year-old boy survived a five-storey plunge after crawling through a window at a flat in Battery Street, Yau Ma Tei, shortly after 4pm yesterday.

30 Mar 2015 - 12:40am
Schools urge parents to be vigilant in wake of phone kidnap threat scams in Hong Kong

Several schools have reminded parents to stay vigilant against phone scams that claim their children have been kidnapped, as international IT security experts warned of the dangers of uploading...

Updated 30 Mar 2015 - 12:45am
Schools urge parents to be vigilant in wake of phone kidnap threat scams in Hong Kong

Surrounded by green hills in Tai Po under the merciful gaze of the world's second tallest Kwun Yum statue, a HK$1.5 billion monastery with bulletproof VIP rooms fully funded by tycoon Li Ka-shing...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:18am
Schools urge parents to be vigilant in wake of phone kidnap threat scams in Hong Kong

Six pedestrians were injured in Wan Chai last night when a bus driver lost control and mounted a pavement.

29 Mar 2015 - 11:49pm
Schools urge parents to be vigilant in wake of phone kidnap threat scams in Hong Kong

The Federation of Students, a key player in last year's Occupy protests, has set up a reform committee to make the organisation more open and democratic in an attempt to stop member unions from...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:17am
Consultant's study into Hongkong Post was abandoned

A study that the government commissioned from a "reputable international consultancy firm" in 2008 to identify possible shake-up measures for struggling Hongkong Post was never finished, the...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:06am

Hongkong Post has missed opportunities to reform in the past but can still use its global network to expand its e-commerce business, says a former postmaster general who was behind a review of the...

30 Mar 2015 - 12:01am


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A lack of running water for almost five hours at the height of the second day's play meant 40,000 revelers in need of relief had to flush facilities with buckets.

29 Mar 2015 - 11:28am

Familiar faces greet Brits at end of nine-month cycling odyssey from London to HK that raised HK$173,000 for prostate cancer research.

29 Mar 2015 - 9:19am

Former ATV owner Deacon Chiu Te-ken considered making a personal donation to staff of the beleaguered broadcaster who went without pay at Christmas, the late tycoon's son said at his funeral.

29 Mar 2015 - 5:23am

An expanded plastic bag levy scheme starts on Wednesday, but are the city's retailers ready?

29 Mar 2015 - 11:30am

A noodle shop that's been in the family for 70 years is one of more than 10 businesses in the area that will close to make way for a URA project.

29 Mar 2015 - 10:35am

Holding times over Chek Lap Kok are getting longer. But a third runway may not solve the problem.

29 Mar 2015 - 9:59am

Police will this week ramp up efforts to catch illegal road racers ahead of the Easter holidays with a series of operations targeting hotspots where thrill seekers gather.

29 Mar 2015 - 5:23am

Government officials are looking for ways to reassure the public that arrangements for the 2017 chief executive election can be improved for future polls if the reform package is approved.

29 Mar 2015 - 5:23am

For 140 years, vendors have sold their wares in Graham Street, site of the city’s oldest wet market. Soon, the area will completely change.

29 Mar 2015 - 3:58pm

Some visitors to Asia's World City did not seem to have had a good time at famous tourist spots in Hong Kong, as they made very clear on the travel review site TripAdvisor. Here's the best of the...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:00pm

Two senior officials with Macau’s Marine and Water Bureau  are under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes to commit illegal acts, the city’s Commission Against Corruption  said on...

29 Mar 2015 - 12:52am

Railway passengers will see fares rise 4.3 per cent in June despite the MTR Corporation's HK$15.6 billion profit last year.

28 Mar 2015 - 4:18am

Hong Kong is seeking actively to join the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a China-led regional version of the World Bank that has been attracting more countries to sign up as...

28 Mar 2015 - 4:07am

Remains of a large suspected shipwreck have been found in the sea bed off Wan Chai during dredging works for the construction of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass.

28 Mar 2015 - 4:19am

Hong Kong’s press freedom further deteriorated last year under the shadow of self-censorship, a poll of journalists and the public found, in the wake of violence against reporters during the 79-...

28 Mar 2015 - 4:22am

Police believe suspects in a brutal attack on a Pakistani businessman in Tsim Sha Tsui more than a year ago have fled to Pakistan, with which Hong Kong has no extradition treaty.

28 Mar 2015 - 4:36am

Works by iconic Hong Kong artist "King of Kowloon" Tsang Tsou-choi are finding a permanent home online, as most of the physical pieces have disappeared from their original spaces on the streets...

28 Mar 2015 - 7:54am

A former director of The Link Management was fined HK$1,500 on Friday after he was convicted of shoplifting a glasses-cleaning cloth 125 times cheaper than his fine.

28 Mar 2015 - 4:42am

Confusion over the future of beleaguered broadcaster ATV deepened, as its major investor said talks with three potential buyers were continuing, ruled out closing the station this month and named...

28 Mar 2015 - 4:39am

A top mainland Chinese poet based in Hong Kong has been awarded a prestigious international award for poetry, putting him on track for a future Nobel Prize for literature.

28 Mar 2015 - 4:34am


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