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Homeless by choice: Hongkonger tells why he gave up middle-class life to sleep rough in Victoria Park

Simon Lee lives on leftovers from McDonald’s and hand-outs from a Sikh temple, and says he gets by just fine. His self-imposed life on the streets has released him from the pain of relationships and burden of material things, he says.

26 Jan 2019 - 2:31PM
Homeless by choice: Hongkonger tells why he gave up middle-class life to sleep rough in Victoria Park

Simon Lee lives on leftovers from McDonald’s and hand-outs from a Sikh temple, and says he gets by just fine. His self-imposed life on the streets has released him from the pain of relationships and burden of material things, he says.

Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

19 Jan 2019 - 12:48PM
Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

208 Hong Kong kindergartens and childcare centres told to shut for a week after outbreaks of flu

Centre for Health Protection recommends 20 per cent of facilities close for seven days after four flu outbreaks reported at three kindergartens and a primary school on Thursday.

18 Jan 2019 - 11:25PM
208 Hong Kong kindergartens and childcare centres told to shut for a week after outbreaks of flu

Centre for Health Protection recommends 20 per cent of facilities close for seven days after four flu outbreaks reported at three kindergartens and a primary school on Thursday.

Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at Hong Kong’s public hospitals amid flu surge – and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year

Public hospitals are already stretched amid the winter flu season and health authorities warn virus activity could further increase in the coming weeks.

7 Jan 2019 - 8:14PM
Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at Hong Kong’s public hospitals amid flu surge – and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year

Public hospitals are already stretched amid the winter flu season and health authorities warn virus activity could further increase in the coming weeks.

Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency

Professor Lo Chung-mau hopes how his hospital dealt with the death of a newborn baby could spark reforms in mainland medical system, where cover-ups and disputes are common.

1 Jan 2019 - 10:46PM
Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency

Professor Lo Chung-mau hopes how his hospital dealt with the death of a newborn baby could spark reforms in mainland medical system, where cover-ups and disputes are common.

Hong Kong beauty agent convicted of duping women into HK$200,000 worth of treatments in legal first

Man given 160 hours’ community service and ordered to pay six victims compensation, after first ever successful prosecution of trader for making sale without making clear they stood to gain.

24 Dec 2018 - 5:27PM
Hong Kong beauty agent convicted of duping women into HK$200,000 worth of treatments in legal first

Man given 160 hours’ community service and ordered to pay six victims compensation, after first ever successful prosecution of trader for making sale without making clear they stood to gain.

Hong Kong animal lovers on mission to save 50 cats abandoned in industrial building

Many animals in east Kowloon neighbourhood facing similar fate, as more ageing buildings are set to be torn down, group says.

5 Dec 2018 - 4:06PM
Hong Kong animal lovers on mission to save 50 cats abandoned in industrial building

Many animals in east Kowloon neighbourhood facing similar fate, as more ageing buildings are set to be torn down, group says.

Hong Kong alcohol office puts extra 30 inspectors on streets as new rule banning sale of booze to under-18s comes into effect

Shopkeepers welcome new law banning sale of alcohol to under-18s as they begin checking customers’ ID.

30 Nov 2018 - 10:24PM
Hong Kong alcohol office puts extra 30 inspectors on streets as new rule banning sale of booze to under-18s comes into effect

Shopkeepers welcome new law banning sale of alcohol to under-18s as they begin checking customers’ ID.

‘Decisive’ Carrie Lam pushes ahead with controversial housing, land supply and social initiatives in her second Hong Kong policy address

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is not afraid to tackle issues left unresolved by predecessors as she offers solutions in her policy blueprint.

11 Oct 2018 - 3:16PM
‘Decisive’ Carrie Lam pushes ahead with controversial housing, land supply and social initiatives in her second Hong Kong policy address

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is not afraid to tackle issues left unresolved by predecessors as she offers solutions in her policy blueprint.

Schoolgirls to be vaccinated against HPV, in Hong Kong’s fight against cervical cancer

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces immunisation programme, as well as ban on e-cigarettes and other health policies.

11 Oct 2018 - 12:09PM
Schoolgirls to be vaccinated against HPV, in Hong Kong’s fight against cervical cancer

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces immunisation programme, as well as ban on e-cigarettes and other health policies.

Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from city leader’s blueprint for Hong Kong

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has unveiled 244 new initiatives on pressing issues such as land shortage, health care, elderly care and welfare in her policy address. Here is what you need to know.

10 Oct 2018 - 4:45PM
Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from city leader’s blueprint for Hong Kong

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has unveiled 244 new initiatives on pressing issues such as land shortage, health care, elderly care and welfare in her policy address. Here is what you need to know.

You’ve got mail ... but no postcode: why Hong Kong does not use such numbers

There is 999077 for mainland mail bound for city, but it is unheard of in local postage and rarely used.

1 Oct 2018 - 10:25AM
You’ve got mail ... but no postcode: why Hong Kong does not use such numbers

There is 999077 for mainland mail bound for city, but it is unheard of in local postage and rarely used.

Four gruesome killings from Hong Kong’s past that are the stuff of nightmares

City may have a low crime rate but it has seen its share of terror and dark tales.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Four gruesome killings from Hong Kong’s past that are the stuff of nightmares

City may have a low crime rate but it has seen its share of terror and dark tales.

As China’s vaccine crisis unfolds, Hong Kong needs ‘urgent policy’ against ‘coming influx’ of visitors seeking jabs

Lawmaker warns that mishandling situation would be a blow to local administration, but others say fears are unfounded as free market can adjust.

23 Jul 2018 - 11:38PM
As China’s vaccine crisis unfolds, Hong Kong needs ‘urgent policy’ against ‘coming influx’ of visitors seeking jabs

Lawmaker warns that mishandling situation would be a blow to local administration, but others say fears are unfounded as free market can adjust.

Why battle over qualifications means 100 clinical psychologists in Hong Kong could be out of a job

Long-delayed voluntary accreditation scheme for health care sector has left two rival professional bodies at loggerheads.

16 Jul 2018 - 8:58AM
Why battle over qualifications means 100 clinical psychologists in Hong Kong could be out of a job

Long-delayed voluntary accreditation scheme for health care sector has left two rival professional bodies at loggerheads.

How Hong Kong’s fast-food restaurants serve up a mountain of waste

Environmentalists say the need to phase out the use of disposable packaging is especially pressing locally given the city’s acute shortage of land.

14 Jul 2018 - 4:01PM
How Hong Kong’s fast-food restaurants serve up a mountain of waste

Environmentalists say the need to phase out the use of disposable packaging is especially pressing locally given the city’s acute shortage of land.

‘Retirement is too busy,’ says Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing as he continues work with his foundation

The multibillionaire says a time will come when he will have to hand over the reins of the Li Ka Shing Foundation to his two sons.

3 Jul 2018 - 2:14PM
‘Retirement is too busy,’ says Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing as he continues work with his foundation

The multibillionaire says a time will come when he will have to hand over the reins of the Li Ka Shing Foundation to his two sons.

Why watching the World Cup could kill you – late nights, beer, bad food and the roller coaster excitement could trigger a heart attack

It is especially risky for men with an existing or hidden heart problem when watching their favourite teams, studies suggest – but winning ways could have an unexpected bonus for society.

30 Jun 2018 - 2:16PM
Why watching the World Cup could kill you – late nights, beer, bad food and the roller coaster excitement could trigger a heart attack

It is especially risky for men with an existing or hidden heart problem when watching their favourite teams, studies suggest – but winning ways could have an unexpected bonus for society.

Li Ka-shing gets rock-star welcome at Shantou University graduation ceremony – where he announces he will stand down as honorary chairman

‘After today, I will step down as honorary chairman of Shantou University,’ Hong Kong tycoon told students at Shantou University – famed for its international outlook and clashes with Communist Party inspectors.

3 Jul 2018 - 5:48PM
Li Ka-shing gets rock-star welcome at Shantou University graduation ceremony – where he announces he will stand down as honorary chairman

‘After today, I will step down as honorary chairman of Shantou University,’ Hong Kong tycoon told students at Shantou University – famed for its international outlook and clashes with Communist Party inspectors.

The Hong Kong and mainland Chinese doctors heading to Cambodia on a mission to give sight to the blind

Dr Chow Pak-chin and other medics are heading abroad to remove cataracts from thousands of the continent’s poorest people.

16 Jun 2018 - 11:45AM
The Hong Kong and mainland Chinese doctors heading to Cambodia on a mission to give sight to the blind

Dr Chow Pak-chin and other medics are heading abroad to remove cataracts from thousands of the continent’s poorest people.

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