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Pet owners dogged by difficulties when it comes to travelling around Hong Kong with their furry companions

The by-laws and regulations of the railway and franchised buses prohibit the carriage of animals, except a guide dog accompanying a visually impaired person.

12 Jan 2019 - 10:25AM

The by-laws and regulations of the railway and franchised buses prohibit the carriage of animals, except a guide dog accompanying a visually impaired person.

Pet owners dogged by difficulties when it comes to travelling around Hong Kong with their furry companions
Is it possible to live off-grid in Hong Kong? ‘Yeah Man’ grows his own plants, makes fire with sticks and is raising his two-year-old son closer to nature

‘Yeah Man’ Mok Ho-kwong grows his own plants, makes fire with sticks and is raising his two-year-old son closer to nature.

12 Jan 2019 - 3:17PM

‘Yeah Man’ Mok Ho-kwong grows his own plants, makes fire with sticks and is raising his two-year-old son closer to nature.

Is it possible to live off-grid in Hong Kong? ‘Yeah Man’ grows his own plants, makes fire with sticks and is raising his two-year-old son closer to nature
Hong Kong welcomes 2019 with 340,000 revellers lining Victoria Harbour for HK$14 million fireworks and light show

Countdown celebrations were also held on the streets and in malls across commercial and tourist haunts such as Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong and Tsim Sha Tsui.

1 Jan 2019 - 3:47PM

Countdown celebrations were also held on the streets and in malls across commercial and tourist haunts such as Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Hong Kong welcomes 2019 with 340,000 revellers lining Victoria Harbour for HK$14 million fireworks and light show
Diving gives young Hongkonger the confidence to follow her dream of becoming a marine conservationist

Kara Ngai, 19, had always wanted to be an animal carer but her parents were opposed to it. Having qualified as a rescue diver, she is now pursuing a diploma in tourism and hopes to combine her passion with a career.

29 Dec 2018 - 10:46AM

Kara Ngai, 19, had always wanted to be an animal carer but her parents were opposed to it. Having qualified as a rescue diver, she is now pursuing a diploma in tourism and hopes to combine her passion with a career.

Diving gives young Hongkonger the confidence to follow her dream of becoming a marine conservationist
Campaign giving back to Hong Kong elderly shows you’re never too old for a wedding shoot

Heart-warming effort by the Lions Club of Hong Kong Morrison Hill helps 25 low-income elderly couples celebrate their love.

29 Dec 2018 - 9:32AM

Heart-warming effort by the Lions Club of Hong Kong Morrison Hill helps 25 low-income elderly couples celebrate their love.

Campaign giving back to Hong Kong elderly shows you’re never too old for a wedding shoot
Hong Kong Police announce road closures on both sides of harbour as 300,000 expected to ring in the new year on Monday

Highlights of the New Year celebrations include a HK$14 million fireworks display and light show.

29 Dec 2018 - 10:19AM

Highlights of the New Year celebrations include a HK$14 million fireworks display and light show.

Hong Kong Police announce road closures on both sides of harbour as 300,000 expected to ring in the new year on Monday
Move to replace old Hong Kong ID cards kicks in with launch of nine registration centres across city

Change to be carried out in phases and according to age groups, with police, immigration officials, lawmakers and city leader in first eligible batch.

27 Dec 2018 - 10:26PM

Change to be carried out in phases and according to age groups, with police, immigration officials, lawmakers and city leader in first eligible batch.

Move to replace old Hong Kong ID cards kicks in with launch of nine registration centres across city
More than 100 new automated immigration channels to make the processing of cross-boundary travellers at Hong Kong checkpoints smoother

The new channels have been installed at both the Hong Kong terminus of the new Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Channels are fitted with new machines that allow better maintenance and are easier to use.

27 Dec 2018 - 9:38AM

The new channels have been installed at both the Hong Kong terminus of the new Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Channels are fitted with new machines that allow better maintenance and are easier to use.

More than 100 new automated immigration channels to make the processing of cross-boundary travellers at Hong Kong checkpoints smoother
The Hong Kong emergency responders helping to deliver babies over the phone

New system of advice given while an ambulance is on the way has helped more than 110,000 people since October launch.

25 Dec 2018 - 8:19AM

New system of advice given while an ambulance is on the way has helped more than 110,000 people since October launch.

The Hong Kong emergency responders helping to deliver babies over the phone
Survey reveals Hongkongers lack an understanding of dwarfism, reflected in prejudice against little people

The survey found 84 per cent of people in the city had poor knowledge of little people, who report practical difficulties in day-to-day life.

21 Dec 2018 - 10:39AM

The survey found 84 per cent of people in the city had poor knowledge of little people, who report practical difficulties in day-to-day life.

Survey reveals Hongkongers lack an understanding of dwarfism, reflected in prejudice against little people
HK$13 billion Hong Kong Children’s Hospital starts operating limited service with inpatient wards to start opening in 2019

First patients at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak attend for follow-up appointments at specialist outpatient clinics, with inpatient wards set to open in 2019.

18 Dec 2018 - 8:43PM

First patients at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak attend for follow-up appointments at specialist outpatient clinics, with inpatient wards set to open in 2019.

HK$13 billion Hong Kong Children’s Hospital starts operating limited service with inpatient wards to start opening in 2019
Cafe de Coral, Fairwood and Maxim’s use 180 million pieces of disposable plastic a year in Hong Kong, Greenpeace study finds

Three chains provide seven to 14 pieces per takeaway meal, study finds, with campaigner calling it ‘main culprit’ for plastic pollution in city.

14 Dec 2018 - 3:01PM

Three chains provide seven to 14 pieces per takeaway meal, study finds, with campaigner calling it ‘main culprit’ for plastic pollution in city.

Cafe de Coral, Fairwood and Maxim’s use 180 million pieces of disposable plastic a year in Hong Kong, Greenpeace study  finds
School bus crash victim recalls seeing 89-year-old boss and his crushed wheelchair trapped under vehicle after accident that killed 4 in Hong Kong

Domestic worker and 89-year-old wheelchair-bound boss were on shopping trip when accident which killed four people and injured 11 happened in North Point.

11 Dec 2018 - 10:53PM

Domestic worker and 89-year-old wheelchair-bound boss were on shopping trip when accident which killed four people and injured 11 happened in North Point.

School bus crash victim recalls seeing 89-year-old boss and his crushed wheelchair trapped under vehicle after accident that killed 4 in Hong Kong
Rise in emergency fees at Hong Kong public hospitals fails to cut queues and waiting times

The A&E charges at public hospitals grew from HK$100 to HK$180 last year, but that did not stop the number of urgent cases rising by 11,000.

7 Dec 2018 - 11:28PM

The A&E charges at public hospitals grew from HK$100 to HK$180 last year, but that did not stop the number of urgent cases rising by 11,000.

Rise in emergency fees at Hong Kong public hospitals fails to cut queues and waiting times
HSBC deploys dementia specialist staff in Hong Kong amid rapidly ageing population

Bank is first in city to roll out ‘dementia ambassadors’ to help sufferers struggling to manage their finances.

8 Dec 2018 - 10:36AM

Bank is first in city to roll out ‘dementia ambassadors’ to help sufferers struggling to manage their finances.

HSBC deploys dementia specialist staff in Hong Kong amid rapidly ageing population