Online porn surfers aren't easily stunned, but those visiting one popular adult site got a big shock yesterday when all they found was a message telling them to "put your trousers back on" and stand up and be counted in the campaign against national education.Sunday, 2 September, 2012, 3:04am
Hong Kong's banking system is under the microscope. Mongolian graft investigators have discovered that some of the city's biggest banks have been used to launder cash by a network linked to the country's former president Nambar Enkhbayar and to other unrelated syndicates.2 Sep 2012 - 3:31am
A government task force will work with authorities across the border to ease the impact of new rules making it easier for millions of mainlanders to enter the city.
Proposals could include setting up a quota system, said Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok, who will head the task force.1 Sep 2012 - 3:57am
Development of border has many pitfalls
Proposals to develop the northern New Territories have proved controversial ("Border development 'will bring Hongkongers jobs'", August 28).
Some people have said all the possible drawbacks to such a scheme should be considered before any decisions are taken.1 Sep 2012 - 2:49am
As the main sources of overseas domestic helpers look at curbing the flow of their citizens to Hong Kong, the government and employment agencies are searching further afield, according to the head of an agency association.1 Sep 2012 - 3:57am
As the labour force grows more global, studying abroad to acquire a more rounded international education is becoming a prominent trend. Universities in Britain and the US are popular as they have been leaders in modern university education.1 Sep 2012 - 4:09am
When is a joke not a joke? One possible answer is that a joke, albeit one in rather bad taste, may be a joke in Britain but an offence in Hong Kong. Both jurisdictions share a common legal system, but a case now awaiting a decision as to whether it can be heard in Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal seems to show that jokes are rather dangerous in these parts.1 Sep 2012 - 2:46am
Hong Kong will discuss with Shenzhen how to control the influx in visitors with administrative measures, according to a source.
From next month, changes in permit rules will allow 4.1 million non-permanent residents of Shenzhen to make multiple visits to Hong Kong.31 Aug 2012 - 11:14am
Hong Kong people have rightly expressed concerns over the possible influx of more mainland tourists in the wake of the lifting of travel restrictions announced unilaterally by the Shenzhen authorities. Starting from this coming Saturday, non-permanent residents are no longer required to return to their home provinces to apply for multiple- entry permits to Hong Kong.30 Aug 2012 - 2:36am
Bridge is likely to be a failure commercially
The decision to build the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has been controversial, to say the least.30 Aug 2012 - 2:40am