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Maths whiz Anthony beats the world to top marks in exam

At just 16 years old, Anthony Leung Chi-hin has been named as the best in the world at something many of us struggle with: mathematics.

At just 16 years old, Anthony Leung Chi-hin has been named as the best in the world at something many of us struggle with: mathematics.

Maths whiz Anthony beats the world to top marks in exam
6 Jul 2017 - 5:14PM
Putonghua-speaking fans of BBC TV's super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes to ponder special clue in New Year's Day episode
29 Nov 2015 - 4:58PM
Muslims 'shouldn't have to apologise for IS', says Hong Kong Islamic group leader, calling for solidarity from all faiths
22 Nov 2015 - 6:14PM
'All I see are dead elephants': Kenyan Maasai march on the heart of Hong Kong's retail ivory trade, demanding it end now
22 Nov 2015 - 10:09AM
Bar staff qualification 'could help curb binge drinking in Hong Kong'
22 Nov 2015 - 2:23AM
Turning against Ashley Madison: Hong Kong's digital cheat-buster probes growing trend of spousal affairs
21 Nov 2015 - 5:50PM
Hong Kong’s tears, solidarity for Paris: French community in shock, candle-lit vigil planned
16 Nov 2015 - 11:51AM
Hong Kong issues travel alert for France, warns against 'non-essential' trips to Paris
16 Nov 2015 - 9:20AM
'An act of war': French President Hollande vows to strike back at Islamic State for terror attacks in Paris that killed at least 127

French police are hunting possible accomplices of the eight assailants who terrorised Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans in the deadliest violence to strike France since the second world war. Gunmen systematically shot nearly 100 people at a rock concert at the Bataclan music hall, 40 others were killed in five other attacks at several bars and restaurants in eastern Paris, as well as the Stade de France national stadium.

French police are hunting possible accomplices of the eight assailants who terrorised Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans in the deadliest violence to strike France since the second world war. Gunmen systematically shot nearly 100 people at a rock concert at the Bataclan music hall, 40 others were killed in five other attacks at several bars and restaurants in eastern Paris, as well as the Stade de France national stadium.

'An act of war': French President Hollande vows to strike back at Islamic State for terror attacks in Paris that killed at least 127
15 Nov 2015 - 8:00PM
I'm not biased: Hong Kong judge Kevin Zervos refuses to step down from landmark human trafficking review
14 Nov 2015 - 2:37PM
Free at last: Duped foreign ‘drug mules’ end their ordeal as they fly out of Hong Kong after months behind bars
11 Nov 2015 - 10:53PM
Jailed for months without trial, then given 48 hours to leave Hong Kong: 6 foreign nationals told 'get out' after drug charges dropped
11 Nov 2015 - 10:33AM
It's the Uber of private jets: Hong Kong set to become Asian base for online and mobile booking service for chartered planes
9 Nov 2015 - 4:20PM
Captive audience: the Hong Kong radio man connecting prisoners with families worldwide every Sunday
8 Nov 2015 - 7:44PM
Wheels of justice moved too slowly with accused drug mules, says judge
7 Nov 2015 - 3:31AM
Acquittals in Hong Kong drug mule case put spotlight on international cooperation
7 Nov 2015 - 3:31AM
'That's 19 months of my life that I will never get back': relief and anger for six duped drug mules freed by Hong Kong judge
7 Nov 2015 - 3:31AM
Ice age: Meet 'crank', the new scourge of the Australian community
7 Nov 2015 - 8:33AM
US grandmother accused of drug trafficking met 'limit to what anyone can handle' in Hong Kong prison
7 Nov 2015 - 4:11PM
Justice at last: Duped 'drug mules' freed in Hong Kong after being detained for attempting to smuggle crystal meth to Australia and New Zealand
1 Mar 2016 - 2:31PM
400 years on and still fomenting revolution: Guy Fawkes now the symbol of a generation of disenchanted Hong Kong youths
5 Nov 2015 - 2:47AM
Hong Kong people warned they may be ill-prepared if disaster strikes
1 Nov 2015 - 3:31AM
Sign on the thin blue line: 2,300 at police recruitment day as force rebuilds trust after Occupy controversy
4 Nov 2015 - 1:38PM
Just don't mention Snowden: Hong Kong's justice secretary Rimsky Yuen 'charm offensive' in New York and Washington has conditions

Just weeks after President Xi Jinping's state visit to the United States, Hong Kong's justice secretary will visit New York and Washington this week to deliver a hard-sell of the city's legal prowess while riding the momentum of Beijing's global "charm offensive".

Just weeks after President Xi Jinping's state visit to the United States, Hong Kong's justice secretary will visit New York and Washington this week to deliver a hard-sell of the city's legal prowess while riding the momentum of Beijing's global "charm offensive".

Just don't mention Snowden: Hong Kong's justice secretary Rimsky Yuen 'charm offensive' in New York and Washington has conditions
28 Oct 2015 - 8:45AM
The search for 'super recognisers' in Hong Kong: people who never forget a face

A leading British researcher wants to know if Hong Kong is home to an elite group of people known as "super recognisers", who have the natural ability to recall almost every face they have ever seen; take our special online tst to see if you are one fo them

A leading British researcher wants to know if Hong Kong is home to an elite group of people known as "super recognisers", who have the natural ability to recall almost every face they have ever seen; take our special online tst to see if you are one fo them

The search for 'super recognisers' in Hong Kong: people who never forget a face
25 Oct 2015 - 4:03PM
Hong Kong court extends bail for nine foreign nationals accused of smuggling Ice
24 Oct 2015 - 3:51PM
Lowering the fitness bar for Hong Kong's new police recruits: no more sit-ups or pull-ups for the Internet generation

For the first time in 35 years, the police have lowered the physical standards for new recruits, a move that observers say reflects a drop in the fitness levels of officers - and the general population - in the past few years. The new recruits in training will need to run much shorter distances and there will be no more sit-ups, pull-ups or squat thrusts

For the first time in 35 years, the police have lowered the physical standards for new recruits, a move that observers say reflects a drop in the fitness levels of officers - and the general population - in the past few years. The new recruits in training will need to run much shorter distances and there will be no more sit-ups, pull-ups or squat thrusts

Lowering the fitness bar for Hong Kong's new police recruits: no more sit-ups or pull-ups for the Internet generation
18 Oct 2015 - 6:27PM
Hong Kong judge told to step down from human trafficking case over possible bias
19 Oct 2015 - 6:05PM
From Fifth Avenue penthouse to Hong Kong jail: How an American socialite became an unwitting crystal meth drug mule
6 Nov 2015 - 6:32PM
Australian crime-buster posted to Hong Kong to tackle drugs menace

In an unprecedented move, Australia's most powerful law enforcement agency has posted a transnational crime expert to Hong Kong as the country steps up efforts to fight an epidemic of crystal meth, which is primarily sourced from the mainland and routed through Hong Kong.

In an unprecedented move, Australia's most powerful law enforcement agency has posted a transnational crime expert to Hong Kong as the country steps up efforts to fight an epidemic of crystal meth, which is primarily sourced from the mainland and routed through Hong Kong.

Australian crime-buster posted to Hong Kong to tackle drugs menace
11 Oct 2015 - 2:12AM