Edward Tang

A giant spinning lantern and dancers wearing racing silks will help usher in the Year of the Horse, thanks to the Jockey Club. Its float at the Lunar New Year parade this year will showcase an LED spinning lantern featuring an animated version of mainland painter Xu Beihong's horse painting Shuang Jun.


Speaking ahead of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address on Wednesday, the Conservancy Association's senior campaign manager, Peter Li Siu-man, said the government risked repeating the planning mistakes of the past unless it considered how many people the city could realistically accommodate.

Three months on, Hongkong Post's new postage stamps are still confusing users. The stamps, part of the post office's "Heartwarming" series, were introduced on October 1 last year and bear no denomination. Their usage is indicated simply by different coloured circles on their left-hand corners.

Suppliers and retailers that signed a government charter to phase out power-hungry incandescent light bulbs will stop stocking and selling them from tomorrow.

Performances of The Nutcracker and The Snow Queen are among the highlights of an entertainment-filled Christmas in Hong Kong this year, with venues, malls and theme parks pulling out all the stops for the holiday.

The study will systematically identify the discrimination, harassment and vilification that sexual minorities encounter in the course of their education, employment and social interations on a daily basis.