An excited group of children pushed through the large revolving doors, filling the normally quiet lobby of the Central office building with laughter and turning the heads of sombre-looking office workers.Friday, 28 December, 2012, 6:20am
A woman has been found guilty of child neglect for feeding her baby diluted formula, leaving the boy’s appearance at death “worse than the starving children in Africa”, the judge said.
So Suk-yee, 32, was convicted following trial in District Court on Monday morning, after pleading not guilty to one count of ill-treatment or neglect of a child.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Members of Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club enjoyed a night of rock 'n' roll when Australian rock band INXS took the stage at its annual ball.
Japanese child guitar prodigy Yuto Miyazawa was the supporting act.
Party-goers in tuxedos, evening gowns and glittering heels headed to the dance floor when the band came on stage.23 Oct 2012 - 2:19pm
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ambitious plans to develop the city's traditional Chinese medicine industry took a step forward yesterday with the appointment of a task force to help bring the idea to fruition.
Leung wants the government's involvement in the industry to go beyond regulation and include promotion of traditional Chinese medicine and research on it.15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am
Last week was an exciting one for young footballers in Hong Kong.23 May 2012 - 12:00am
The row over illegal structures took a new twist after the powerful Heung Yee Kuk decided to call off a mass protest against a government crackdown. The kuk also urged villagers to register smaller fixtures in return for a temporary reprieve under a voluntary declaration system. The U-turn is a pleasant surprise amid an increasingly charged political atmosphere.19 May 2012 - 12:00am
Leung Chun-ying has, at the very least, shown himself to have understood the most pressing issues confronting Hong Kong today.19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
When chief executive-designate Leung Chun-ying promised to exclude mainland mothers without Hong Kong husbands from private hospital maternity wards, he touched a sensitive public nerve. The outgoing administration has proved numb to it, pressing ahead with negotiations for 20,000-25,000 mainland babies to be born in private hospitals in 2013 regardless.19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Unity they call it. The Heung Yee Kuk is now demanding its pound of flesh from chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying. It's payback time for its eleventh-hour switch from backing Henry Tang Ying-yen to supporting Leung as the city's new mayor. Kingpins, powerbrokers and underworld godfathers impose hefty price tags all the time, but it's usually done with more finesse.16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Leung Chun-ying faces the first test of his ability to unify the city. Rural kingpin Lau Wong-fat has called for an amnesty on illegal structures in the New Territories in order to achieve reconciliation.
That creates a dilemma for the chief executive-elect, given that he was much tougher on illegal structures during the election campaign than loser Henry Tang Ying-yen.14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am