The central government's liaison office is facing calls from across the political spectrum to tone down its approach to local affairs amid mounting pressure for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down.Monday, 31 December, 2012, 5:35am
Incinerator may be on hold, but jaunts to Lion City are a go25 May 2012 - 12:00am
Two Hongkongers serving lengthy jail terms in Manila for drug possession will have their cases reviewed by the same judge without a proper hearing.3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Financial chief answers budget questions on air2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
When the rates for hotels start going through the roof, when illegal hostels sprout up under the noses of lawmakers who own the very flats they are located in and when rooms as small as space capsules become a business proposition, something would seem to be amiss with Hong Kong's visitor accommodation.2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is more like a shopper's hell than the paradise it's made out to be. A survey ranks our shopping streets the second-worst in the world for their unfriendly salespeople and poor hygiene.
Singapore's Orchard Road topped the list for its spotless wide pavements and varied stores. Luxembourg's Liberty Avenue came second, followed by Amsterdam's P.C. Hooftstraat.5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
A Hong Kong man serving a 40-year term in a Philippine jail for drug possession - having spent 11 years behind bars awaiting sentencing for a crime he insists he did not commit - says conditions in jail have left him on the brink of suicide.24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Take it from me, most columnists are a bit narcissistic, but former agony aunt Pamela Pak Wan-kam, 66, rather takes that to extremes. Her amusing weekly column in Eastweek is always about herself, but the latest must come as a bit of a shock even to her most uncritical fans.19 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
A tour guide who caused uproar on both sides of the border when she was shown in a video clip insulting her mainland tour group for not spending enough in Hong Kong is expected to explain her actions and apologise when she meets the media for the first time this afternoon.27 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
Financial services legislator Chim Pui-chung is suing fellow lawmaker Wong Yuk-man for what he says were suggestions that Chim frequently employed assassins.
Chim submitted a claim for damages to the High Court yesterday over allegedly defamatory remarks by Wong at a forum on May 13 in the lead-up to the May 16 by-elections.29 May 2010 - 12:00am
Fresh from their altercations on Thursday, by-election rivals Pamela Pak Wan-kam (left) and Lam Yi-lai (right) were back at each other's throats again yesterday. While debating on an RTHK radio forum, Lam, 51, abruptly cited Article 61 in the Basic Law. 'What about it?' said Pak, a former agony aunt and popular talk show host.15 May 2010 - 12:00am
Much ink has been spilled over Mickey Mouse politics and economics since Shanghai made its long-expected announcement that it would build a Disneyland.14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
The Tourism Board was criticised yesterday for acting too slowly in offering help to tourists injured in Monday's acid attack in Mong Kok, while one of the victims lost US$1,000 in the confusion.11 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
Say we occasionally go to online forums, Facebook, or check personal e-mails. How much time do we have to spend on these online activities to make it abuse? There are no guidelines.11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am