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Hong Kong protest sees arrests, but triads stay away

Chaotic scenes hit the narrow streets of Yuen Long yesterday as the clashes marred the latest protest against mainland traders - but police fears of a violent counter-protest involving triads...

2 Mar 2015 - 5:11am
Hong Kong property cooling measures cloud dreams of young homebuyers

Before tying the knot with his sweetheart in 2013, Wong Man-lok had a plan to cut his spending to save enough to buy a small property within two years and start a family in a flat he owns.

2 Mar 2015 - 5:21am
Hong Kong property cooling measures cloud dreams of young homebuyers

A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season, after contracting the virus during a visit to the mainland.

2 Mar 2015 - 4:59am
Hong Kong property cooling measures cloud dreams of young homebuyers

The government should consider investing in unconventional and less-liquid assets as part of its strategy so its new future fund can enjoy better returns, fund managers have recommended.

2 Mar 2015 - 5:21am
Hong Kong property cooling measures cloud dreams of young homebuyers

It is time for Hong Kong to move forward with the energy and zeal that kept it going over the past 170 years, say some of the city’s leading figures.

2 Mar 2015 - 5:21am
Hong Kong rural leader Leung Fuk-yuen is about more than scowling for the cameras

So willing is he to proclaim bold and even unpopular views, Yuen Long rural leader Leung Fuk-yuen has earned the nickname "dial-a-quote" from some local journalists.

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

Hong Kong companies lack the hunger that it takes to conquer the world, says a leading entrepreneur.

2 Mar 2015 - 5:27am


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The government has been urged to set financial targets for social enterprises as it prepares to pour more money into businesses dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment.

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

Hong Kong's only social enterprise that provides interpreters for ethnic minorities in hospitals is a success story many in the hard-nosed business sector would like to emulate.

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

As you hop off bus B1 from the border at Yat San Street and take a walk along Castle Peak Road in central Yuen Long, three pharmacies in very close proximity already have their doors wide open...

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

Labour rights advocates and a group of pan-democrats have joined forces to call on the government to review policies on domestic helpers after the employer of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih was jailed...

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

Looking for a meaningful way to spend your Lunar New Year lai see packet? You could help terminally ill patients live with dignity and peace in their final days.

2 Mar 2015 - 6:07am

With safety concerns to the fore, more than 81 per cent of Hongkongers prefer vegetables grown locally to those imported from the mainland, a study by the Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre found...

2 Mar 2015 - 5:47am

In 1965, the 400 residents of Sam Mun Tsai were evicted from their homes, as the remote fishing village in Tai Po made way for a pioneering engineering project - the first ever reservoir carved...

2 Mar 2015 - 5:46am
1 Mar 2015 - 10:49pm

The number of people dying of seasonal flu in Hong Kong topped 300 yesterday, as eight more patients succumbed to the virus and experts warned parents to be on their guard.

1 Mar 2015 - 3:39pm

If you can't afford it, don't buy it. That was the stark message to potential homebuyers dished out by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah.

1 Mar 2015 - 10:19am

Cathay Pacific bosses say pilots engaged in a work-to-rule campaign are forcing flight cancellations and delays by taking sick days in unusually high numbers.

1 Mar 2015 - 10:44am

More than 100 observers and a team of legal experts will be deployed by a political group to monitor a protest against mainland traders in Yuen Long on Sunday, its chairman said.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am

Hong Kong women are signing up for language schools in Australia as a front to work in the country's lucrative sex trade, according to advocates and sources in the industry.

1 Mar 2015 - 9:32am

US lawmakers from both main parties have reintroduced a bill to Congress intended to press Beijing to guarantee Hong Kong's autonomy and human rights.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am

In a city where property is king, HK$7 million won't get you the castle. But head overseas and that amount of money could deliver some royal returns.

1 Mar 2015 - 10:18am

Two rival biopics of Hong Kong kung-fu legend Bruce Lee are in development in Hollywood, after Lee's daughter announced the family was developing a definitive big-screen version of his life.

1 Mar 2015 - 3:42am

The world's biggest fur trade show attracted the ire of animal lovers on Saturday, with about 60 activists displaying gory images of fur farms as they marched through Wan Chai.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am

The government has been accused of using standards of sourcing that would shame an undergraduate student after citing information from Wikipedia in Legislative Council papers.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am

Supermarket giant ParknShop is being sued by the landlord of one of its stores in Sai Kung for allowing rubbish and shopping carts to clutter a shopping centre.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am

Tuen Mun may be a long way from Pyongyang, but hundreds of high school pupils in the town recently got a rare peak inside North Korea - without leaving the classroom.

1 Mar 2015 - 4:38am


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