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Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corporation to investigate near miss between train and maintenance workers

Driver stops train 100 metres from track crew early on Monday morning near East Tsim Sha Tsui station, and rail operator says it ‘cannot rule out human error’ as traffic controller is suspended.

30 Jun 2020 - 4:39PM

Driver stops train 100 metres from track crew early on Monday morning near East Tsim Sha Tsui station, and rail operator says it ‘cannot rule out human error’ as traffic controller is suspended.

Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corporation to investigate near miss between train and maintenance workers
Hong Kong man drowns while free-diving in Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool

The 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei on Thursday night.

27 Jun 2020 - 10:46AM

The 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei on Thursday night.

Hong Kong man drowns while free-diving in Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool
Hong Kong protests: pepper spray used, at least 14 arrested in mall during national security law demonstration

The protesters were arrested for illegal assembly in the Yoho Mall shopping centre in Yuen Long, police said.

25 Jun 2020 - 11:23PM

The protesters were arrested for illegal assembly in the Yoho Mall shopping centre in Yuen Long, police said.

Hong Kong protests: pepper spray used, at least 14 arrested in mall during national security law demonstration
Hong Kong police seize more than 500 weapons ranging from butterfly knives to nunchucks in raid on mahjong parlour worker’s flat

The 55-year-old, charged with possession of prohibited and offensive weapons, allegedly sold some via online platforms.

25 Jun 2020 - 5:15PM

The 55-year-old, charged with possession of prohibited and offensive weapons, allegedly sold some via online platforms.

Hong Kong police seize more than 500 weapons ranging from butterfly knives to nunchucks in raid on mahjong parlour worker’s flat
Public memorial and funeral for Stanley Ho to be held in early July

Tycoon to be buried at Chiu Yuen Cemetery on Mount Davis, and public can pay their respects at Hong Kong Funeral Home in North Point on July 9.

25 Jun 2020 - 11:23PM

Tycoon to be buried at Chiu Yuen Cemetery on Mount Davis, and public can pay their respects at Hong Kong Funeral Home in North Point on July 9.

Public memorial and funeral for Stanley Ho to be held in early July
Hong Kong district councillor arrested after ‘shoddy’ mask smuggled out of prison

Willis Fong from Yuen Long arrested along with his assistant over incident at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre, according to police. Insider says force believed councillor might intend to test the item, which inmate had complained was poor quality.

25 Jun 2020 - 7:40AM

Willis Fong from Yuen Long arrested along with his assistant over incident at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre, according to police. Insider says force believed councillor might intend to test the item, which inmate had complained was poor quality.

Hong Kong district councillor arrested after ‘shoddy’ mask smuggled out of prison
Two Hong Kong schoolgirls arrested over bullying of girl caught on video

Tack Ching Girls’ Secondary School in Sham Shui Po vows to deal with the matter seriously and says it regrets the incident.

22 Jun 2020 - 12:54AM

Tack Ching Girls’ Secondary School in Sham Shui Po vows to deal with the matter seriously and says it regrets the incident.

Two Hong Kong schoolgirls arrested over bullying of girl caught on video
Hong Kong’s rainbow connection: expect to see more bursts of colour as unusual weather remains over city

Weather this week has provided ideal conditions for rainbows and forecasters say more could appear on Thursday.

18 Jun 2020 - 2:33PM

Weather this week has provided ideal conditions for rainbows and forecasters say more could appear on Thursday.

Hong Kong’s rainbow connection: expect to see more bursts of colour as unusual weather remains over city
Maternity pay cap to more than double and leave to be extended in Hong Kong under proposed amendments to labour law

Limit on pay to be increased to HK$80,000 and time off raised from 10 weeks to 14 weeks under proposed amendments to labour law.

16 Jun 2020 - 11:29PM

Limit on pay to be increased to HK$80,000 and time off raised from 10 weeks to 14 weeks under proposed amendments to labour law.

Maternity pay cap to more than double and leave to be extended in Hong Kong under proposed amendments to labour law
HSBC breaks silence and backs national security law for Hong Kong after former city leader takes aim at banking giant

It posted an article on HSBC China’s WeChat account, with the headline saying the group’s Asia-Pacific CEO Peter Wong signed a petition supporting the new law.

4 Jun 2020 - 1:22PM

It posted an article on HSBC China’s WeChat account, with the headline saying the group’s Asia-Pacific CEO Peter Wong signed a petition supporting the new law.

HSBC breaks silence and backs national security law for Hong Kong after former city leader takes aim at banking giant
Disciplined services staff slam proposal for pay freeze and call on Hong Kong government to stick to existing salary adjustment mechanism

Staff side of the Disciplined Services Consultative Council, which covers about 50,000 workers, says it is strongly opposed to proposal in the community to adopt a salary freeze.

1 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

Staff side of the Disciplined Services Consultative Council, which covers about 50,000 workers, says it is strongly opposed to proposal in the community to adopt a salary freeze.

Disciplined services staff slam proposal for pay freeze and call on Hong Kong government to stick to existing salary adjustment mechanism
Coronavirus: Hong Kong karaoke venues reopen, but they’re not on song yet

Venues must still follow preventive measures to curb spread of Covid-19, and operators say patrons are unaware they have reopened.

30 May 2020 - 2:32AM

Venues must still follow preventive measures to curb spread of Covid-19, and operators say patrons are unaware they have reopened.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong karaoke venues reopen, but they’re not on song yet
Hong Kong protests: nearly 100 children among 396 arrested over national anthem and security law demonstrations

Almost half of 396 people detained by Hong Kong police this week were students, and offences ranged from possession of offensive weapons to unlawful assembly.

29 May 2020 - 6:23PM

Almost half of 396 people detained by Hong Kong police this week were students, and offences ranged from possession of offensive weapons to unlawful assembly.

Hong Kong protests: nearly 100 children among 396 arrested over national anthem and security law demonstrations
Deliveroo couriers in Hong Kong take protest over new pay policy into third day

Riders claim company’s new system includes targets impossible to reach and will mean they are paid less.

26 May 2020 - 5:50PM

Riders claim company’s new system includes targets impossible to reach and will mean they are paid less.

Deliveroo couriers in Hong Kong take protest over new pay policy into third day
Coronavirus: Hong Kong customs arrests second core member of Demosisto party over sale of ‘Not made in China’ masks

Party’s vice-chairman Isaac Cheng was arrested on Monday for alleged violations of trade description laws.

26 May 2020 - 1:41AM

Party’s vice-chairman Isaac Cheng was arrested on Monday for alleged violations of trade description laws.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong customs arrests second core member of Demosisto party over sale of ‘Not made in China’ masks
Hong Kong lawyer attacked by black-clad mob near protests against proposed national security law

Victim got into argument with protesters erecting roadblocks in Causeway Bay. Law Society president condemns the assault on its member, calling it ‘absolutely unacceptable’.

25 May 2020 - 3:40PM

Victim got into argument with protesters erecting roadblocks in Causeway Bay. Law Society president condemns the assault on its member, calling it ‘absolutely unacceptable’.

Hong Kong lawyer attacked by black-clad mob near protests against proposed national security law
Coronavirus: Demosisto member arrested in Hong Kong over sale of ‘Not made in China’ masks

Joshua Wong’s party has more than 32,000 masks seized in customs raid relating to allegation of failing to authenticate label claims. Tobias Leung Yin-fung, 24, arrested.

22 May 2020 - 11:48PM

Joshua Wong’s party has more than 32,000 masks seized in customs raid relating to allegation of failing to authenticate label claims. Tobias Leung Yin-fung, 24, arrested.

Coronavirus: Demosisto member arrested in Hong Kong over sale of ‘Not made in China’ masks
CCTV documentary accuses Hong Kong opposition of colluding with ‘anti-China forces’ to foment citywide protests

Local teachers and ‘biased’ media reports also highlighted in video analyst says intended to prepare mainland viewers for tougher stance on city.

18 May 2020 - 11:30PM

Local teachers and ‘biased’ media reports also highlighted in video analyst says intended to prepare mainland viewers for tougher stance on city.

CCTV documentary accuses Hong Kong opposition of colluding with ‘anti-China forces’ to foment citywide protests
Hong Kong protests: police warn of legal action after district councillor Lester Shum calls for revenge over death of student Chow Tsz-lok

Tsuen Wan district councillor Lester Shum’s claim that police ‘murdered’ student who died after falling off a car park last November slammed by senior officer as slanderous and a fabrication.

16 May 2020 - 4:45PM

Tsuen Wan district councillor Lester Shum’s claim that police ‘murdered’ student who died after falling off a car park last November slammed by senior officer as slanderous and a fabrication.

Hong Kong protests: police warn of legal action after district councillor Lester Shum calls for revenge over death of student Chow Tsz-lok
Hong Kong-Macau tycoon Stanley Ho’s family rift comes into open as daughter Deborah mounts legal action against her sister Angela over trusts

Deborah, a daughter of Ho’s deceased first wife Clementina Leitao, says she is ‘ill in Macau and poor’, while seeking family trust papers. But her older sister Angela calls it a ‘fabrication’, saying Deborah has received around HK$97 million in distributions.

16 May 2020 - 3:51PM

Deborah, a daughter of Ho’s deceased first wife Clementina Leitao, says she is ‘ill in Macau and poor’, while seeking family trust papers. But her older sister Angela calls it a ‘fabrication’, saying Deborah has received around HK$97 million in distributions.

Hong Kong-Macau tycoon Stanley Ho’s family rift comes into open as daughter Deborah mounts legal action against her sister Angela over trusts
Hong Kong protests: tensions flare as anti-government rallies staged in at least 10 shopping centres to ‘celebrate’ Carrie Lam’s birthday

Riot police enter some malls as demonstrators defy coronavirus-related ban on public gatherings of more than eight people.

14 May 2020 - 6:14PM

Riot police enter some malls as demonstrators defy coronavirus-related ban on public gatherings of more than eight people.

Hong Kong protests: tensions flare as anti-government rallies staged in at least 10 shopping centres to ‘celebrate’ Carrie Lam’s birthday
Coronavirus: Uniqlo and H&M manufacturer making reusable masks for Hong Kong government in Vietnam

Crystal International Group revealed to be manufacturer picked by government to make the CuMask+, as official defends decision not to put job out to public tender and says production is not for profit.

8 May 2020 - 12:46AM

Crystal International Group revealed to be manufacturer picked by government to make the CuMask+, as official defends decision not to put job out to public tender and says production is not for profit.

Coronavirus: Uniqlo and H&M manufacturer making reusable masks for Hong Kong government in Vietnam
Man arrested over Hong Kong sex scam targeting teen schoolgirl

Suspect had advertised on social media for ‘part-time girlfriend’ job that would pay thousands of dollars, but when 17-year-old replied with intimate pictures she was told they would be made public if she didn’t sleep with him.

4 May 2020 - 9:40AM

Suspect had advertised on social media for ‘part-time girlfriend’ job that would pay thousands of dollars, but when 17-year-old replied with intimate pictures she was told they would be made public if she didn’t sleep with him.

Man arrested over Hong Kong sex scam targeting teen schoolgirl
Hong Kong man diagnosed with rat hepatitis E infection after being admitted to hospital for underlying illnesses

The patient, who lives on a public housing estate in Aberdeen, had been admitted to Queen Mary Hospital for treatment of underlying illnesses.

1 May 2020 - 1:09PM

The patient, who lives on a public housing estate in Aberdeen, had been admitted to Queen Mary Hospital for treatment of underlying illnesses.

Hong Kong man diagnosed with rat hepatitis E infection after being admitted to hospital for underlying illnesses
Man attacked by wild boar while walking in Hong Kong country park

The Hongkonger, 68, was enjoying a walk with his wife on a trail in Tai Tam Country Park when the animal bit his lower left leg.

30 Apr 2020 - 8:49PM

The Hongkonger, 68, was enjoying a walk with his wife on a trail in Tai Tam Country Park when the animal bit his lower left leg.

Man attacked by wild boar while walking in Hong Kong country park
Police arrest trio over online threats made to Hong Kong media companies TVB and Oriental Press Group

Two men aged 21 and 34, and woman aged 37 arrested by officers Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau.

30 Apr 2020 - 5:37PM

Two men aged 21 and 34, and woman aged 37 arrested by officers Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau.

Police arrest trio over online threats made to Hong Kong media companies TVB and Oriental Press Group
Bad dreams, more stress and nowhere to hide: ‘Zoom fatigue’ is making life miserable for Hongkongers working from home

Hundreds of millions of people around the world are using a host of videoconferencing tools to stay connected, but that is coming at a price and leaving some mentally and physically exhausted.

24 Apr 2020 - 4:28PM

Hundreds of millions of people around the world are using a host of videoconferencing tools to stay connected, but that is coming at a price and leaving some mentally and physically exhausted.

Bad dreams, more stress and nowhere to hide: ‘Zoom fatigue’ is making life miserable for Hongkongers working from home
Coronavirus: Hong Kong police dish out 36 fixed penalty tickets as protesters break social-distancing rules

Police issue HK$2,000 fixed penalty tickets as people gather on footbridge and nearby street in Yuen Long.

23 Apr 2020 - 2:46AM

Police issue HK$2,000 fixed penalty tickets as people gather on footbridge and nearby street in Yuen Long.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong police dish out 36 fixed penalty tickets as protesters break social-distancing rules
Hong Kong policeman suspected of perverting course of justice over ‘arrest of man with petrol bombs’

Sources say Kwai Chung station sergeant asked the suspect to show up with the bomb.

21 Apr 2020 - 5:48AM

Sources say Kwai Chung station sergeant asked the suspect to show up with the bomb.

Hong Kong policeman suspected of perverting course of justice over ‘arrest of man with petrol bombs’
Hong Kong police sergeant arrested, suspended from duty for allegedly hitting woman officer on head with bottle during restaurant ruckus

Off-duty sergeant, 40, and a male constable got into a heated argument over trivial matters at about 4.30am on Sunday.

20 Apr 2020 - 9:19PM

Off-duty sergeant, 40, and a male constable got into a heated argument over trivial matters at about 4.30am on Sunday.

Hong Kong police sergeant arrested, suspended from duty for allegedly hitting woman officer on head with bottle during restaurant ruckus