How about cheaper fares for students?Tuesday, 15 November, 2011, 12:00am
Preparations are still under way for the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games but the city's residents are already beginning to see some benefits.
Last month, the city government announced a series of rewards to residents for their long-term support of the event. These benefits include free public transport, three extra public holidays and millions of free tickets.19 Oct 2010 - 12:00am
Tommy's War by Thomas Livingstone HarperPress HK$18518 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
They sat on the doormat, hidden by the pizza delivery leaflets and minicab cards: the first London mayoral election leaflet and the postal ballot.
That same day the incumbent admitted he had five children from three women and his rival admitted to having snorted cocaine. The election bell had sounded and the gloves had come off.9 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Fear, it is said, can be contagious. No more so, it seems, than with the fear of crime.23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Ten years ago, Tony Blair and Labour partied on London's South Bank till dawn, to the tune of Things Can Only Get Better.16 May 2007 - 12:00am
Some might call it progressive, others might just say it is plain wacky. But there is no doubt the latest idea from London's Mayor Ken Livingstone has raised eyebrows.24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
In a globalised world, nothing should surprise us. Yet a deal struck recently between London and Venezuela has raised many an eyebrow: discounted oil will be provided for London so that the poor can travel for half-fare on its buses and trams, in return for tips on urban planning for the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
The story 'Critics attack Leong's platform' published on page A2 yesterday mistakenly said the Democratic Party proposed candidates for chief executive should require nomination by 50 lawmakers. The correct figure is five. We apologise for the error.14 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
For a country opposed to interfering in the internal affairs of others, it was a rare move when a senior official at the Chinese embassy in London wrote a letter to London's mayor expressing concern about controversial plans to redevelop an East Asian-themed shopping centre.21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am