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Porn site urges users to fight against national education in Hong Kong

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 banks used to launder cash by Mongolian network

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

Hong Kong task force set up to assess impact of multi-entry permit tourists

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

Letters to the Editor, September 01, 2012

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

Hong Kong widens search for domestic helpers to Bangladesh

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

HK can be top draw for academic talent

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

No place for bad jokes in Hong Kong

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

Talks to discuss influx of visitors to Hong Kong from Shenzhen

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

Plan to lift travel restrictions to Hong Kong needs address concerns

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

Letters to the Editor, August 30, 2012

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