Troubled lighting maker NVC hit by production woes

Troubles continue to plague NVC Lighting Holding, the Hong Kong-listed firm that issued an announcement on Tuesday listing a host of problems including resignations and disputes with its former chairman Wu Changjiang.

Saturday, 18 August, 2012, 3:10am

Party detains Shenzhen official who ran student games

A top Shenzhen official who oversaw the Universiade Games last year has been placed under party investigation, days after two senior Guangdong officials were detained.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cool and creative

Our summer issue looks at innovation in cooking, from reinterpreting classics to using different ingredients and techniques - some that even require liquid nitrogen to prepare the dish.

We talk to creative chefs making their mark on the Hong Kong restaurant scene, asking how they are pushing their respective cuisines forward in the continuing quest to excite diners.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Yapp spot-on as Hong Kong lift Interport

Hong Kong lifted the annual Interport Cup against Guangdong after a thrilling 120 minutes, defeating the neighbours across the border after a penalty shoot-out in front of a 20,000 crowd at Huizhou Stadium.

Goalkeeper Yapp Hung-fai saved three spot kicks to give the visitors a hard-earned 5-4 result in the second leg and overall victory after a 2-2 draw at home on Wednesday.

2 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Son jumps to death after knife attack on father

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

14 slave workers freed from Guangdong kiln

Fourteen slave workers were rescued from a small brick kiln in the remote area of Huizhou, Guangdong, on Wednesday, but it is believed several dozen more remained in the hands of the kiln owners last night.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

Teens held after woman in car killed by stone

Police in Guangdong have detained three teenagers for allegedly hurling stones at vehicles on an expressway, causing the death of the young widow of a Shenzhen singer renowned for his dedication to the underprivileged.

18 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fears for landmark lake's ecosystem, as huge construction starts beneath

Experts are concerned that a huge underground complex planned by the Huizhou government in Guangdong will destroy the ecosystem of the city's landmark West Lake.

22 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

HK millionaire kills wife in Guangdong, then hangs himself

A Hong Kong multimillionaire hanged himself on Sunday after killing his wife with a knife in Huizhou , Guangdong.

Their bodies were found at their home in Huidong county at about 6pm, police said.

18 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Customs seizes HK$200m in assets after cracking fuel-smuggling racket

Customs has frozen assets valued at HK$200 million after smashing a cross-border diesel-smuggling racket and arresting 153 people in a joint operation with mainland enforcers.

The syndicate smuggled an average of 43 million litres of untaxed diesel a month from Hong Kong to the mainland with a turnover of HK$120 million a month, a senior customs official said yesterday.

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Jeweller banned from fairs over its sick workers

A Hong Kong jewellery producer has been banned from a major fair in the city and one in Switzerland for failing to compensate workers suffering from a lung disease.

3 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Shenzhen police intercept fuel smugglers

Shenzhen border police intercepted a wooden vessel off Dapeng Bay at about 4pm yesterday and found 100 tonnes of illicit diesel smuggled from Hong Kong, Xinhua reported. Officers believed it was destined for Huizhou. The report did not mention any arrests or whether Hongkongers were involved.

23 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Approval for re-enactment of escape from Japanese invasion

A plan to re-enact part of the escape from Hong Kong to China by a group of soldiers during the second world war is finally set to get off the ground after receiving official support from the central government.

13 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

HK fisherman missing after boat capsizes

A Hong Kong resident, 45, was missing yesterday after a boat with six people aboard capsized off Huizhou in Guangdong at about 1am on Monday. The boat's mainland skipper and four other Hong Kong recreational fishermen were in stable condition. Rescuers were sent after the Huizhou Maritime Affairs Administration received an emergency call.

21 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Palm Island

What is it? Palm Island is not an island but a luxurious golfing complex some two hours from Central. It consists of three nine-hole courses designed by Jack Nicklaus Jnr, massive villas and country-club facilities.

3 May 2009 - 12:00am