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OCCUPY CENTRAL - NIGHT FOUR: Full coverage of all the night's events

Protests are expected to ramp up a gear today after student leaders set CY Leung a deadline this evening to resign before they start occupying government buildings.

8 Oct 2014 - 2:04PM
OCCUPY CENTRAL - NIGHT FOUR: Full coverage of all the night's events

Protests are expected to ramp up a gear today after student leaders set CY Leung a deadline this evening to resign before they start occupying government buildings.

Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

The vast majority of former drug users found to have hepatitis C in a screening programme did not take up an offer of treatment - with many apparently unwilling to take time off work to treat the disease, a Chinese University study has revealed.

18 Jul 2014 - 5:16AM
Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

The vast majority of former drug users found to have hepatitis C in a screening programme did not take up an offer of treatment - with many apparently unwilling to take time off work to treat the disease, a Chinese University study has revealed.

Transparency on hospital charges is just part of big health-sector overhaul

A move to force private hospitals to be more transparent on charges is just part of a drive to radically reform the medical sector and encourage patients to go private, government sources say.

17 Jul 2014 - 4:23AM
Transparency on hospital charges is just part of big health-sector overhaul

A move to force private hospitals to be more transparent on charges is just part of a drive to radically reform the medical sector and encourage patients to go private, government sources say.

Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence

Two people remained in hospital last night after air turbulence tossed passengers and crew around a Hong Kong-bound jet yesterday, injuring 20.

17 Jul 2014 - 7:25AM
Passengers thrown about Hong Kong-bound plane by turbulence

Two people remained in hospital last night after air turbulence tossed passengers and crew around a Hong Kong-bound jet yesterday, injuring 20.

Concern groups push for urgent action to limit milk powder advertisements

Unicef and other groups advocating breastfeeding yesterday urged the health minister to introduce immediate regulations on baby formula marketing in the face of what he termed "quite severe" opposition.

16 Jul 2014 - 4:15AM
Concern groups push for urgent action to limit milk powder advertisements

Unicef and other groups advocating breastfeeding yesterday urged the health minister to introduce immediate regulations on baby formula marketing in the face of what he termed "quite severe" opposition.

Scholarism leader Joshua Wong planning to appeal some DSE exam results

Teenage Scholarism leader Joshua Wong revealed that he plans to appeal some of his DSE exam results and that he was 'disappointed' in his Liberal Studies grade.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:56PM
Scholarism leader Joshua Wong planning to appeal some DSE exam results

Teenage Scholarism leader Joshua Wong revealed that he plans to appeal some of his DSE exam results and that he was 'disappointed' in his Liberal Studies grade.

Young cancer survivor awarded for being inspiration to other patients

Cancer survivor Lam Yi-ning is only 12 years old, but she was rewarded for being an inspiration to others suffering from the disease - including her former teacher.

14 Jul 2014 - 5:57AM
Young cancer survivor awarded for being inspiration to other patients

Cancer survivor Lam Yi-ning is only 12 years old, but she was rewarded for being an inspiration to others suffering from the disease - including her former teacher.

Women, watch your step: Apple store, Legco and courts identified in new 'up-skirt blackspot' list

Law courts, the government headquarters and the Legislative Council are among 19 newly identified locations where women wearing skirts can be exposed to peeping Toms, a political party has warned.

14 Jul 2014 - 7:29AM
Women, watch your step: Apple store, Legco and courts identified in new 'up-skirt blackspot' list

Law courts, the government headquarters and the Legislative Council are among 19 newly identified locations where women wearing skirts can be exposed to peeping Toms, a political party has warned.

Caught filthy-handed: single men have the worst toilet hygiene habits, survey finds

Smaller proportion of men than women say they always wash their hands after using toilet, handling rubbish or sneezing: government study

11 Jul 2014 - 3:50AM
Caught filthy-handed: single men have the worst toilet hygiene habits, survey finds

Smaller proportion of men than women say they always wash their hands after using toilet, handling rubbish or sneezing: government study

Woman, 88, jailed for 9 days after attacking roommate with scissors in toilet row

A veteran magistrate was left at a loss over how to punish an 88-year-old woman who attacked her 86-year-old roommate with scissors during an argument over their shared toilet.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Woman, 88, jailed for 9 days after attacking roommate with scissors in toilet row

A veteran magistrate was left at a loss over how to punish an 88-year-old woman who attacked her 86-year-old roommate with scissors during an argument over their shared toilet.

Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

HKUST team identify protein and plant molecule which could help to slow progress of one of the leading causes of immobility and death among elderly people.

8 Jul 2014 - 10:23AM
Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

HKUST team identify protein and plant molecule which could help to slow progress of one of the leading causes of immobility and death among elderly people.

Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The health minister says he will find out why expired surgical sutures were used on 239 patients at Queen Elizabeth Hospital last year, and see if there is a way to prevent it from happening again.

7 Jul 2014 - 5:43AM
Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The health minister says he will find out why expired surgical sutures were used on 239 patients at Queen Elizabeth Hospital last year, and see if there is a way to prevent it from happening again.

Darkest year 'in decades' for Hong Kong press: Journalists Association

Press freedom has reached its lowest level in decades, says the Journalists Association, with violence, financial pressure and a reliance by the government on anonymous sources taking their toll.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Darkest year 'in decades' for Hong Kong press: Journalists Association

Press freedom has reached its lowest level in decades, says the Journalists Association, with violence, financial pressure and a reliance by the government on anonymous sources taking their toll.

Measures to save rare dolphins 'not enough'

Members of the Country and Marine Parks Board have voiced concerns about the lack of measures to mitigate the negative environmental impact that the construction of the planned third airport runway will bring.

4 Jul 2014 - 5:04AM
Measures to save rare dolphins 'not enough'

Members of the Country and Marine Parks Board have voiced concerns about the lack of measures to mitigate the negative environmental impact that the construction of the planned third airport runway will bring.

Hong Kong anti-drugs body pushes drug testing, despite opposition

A government plan to give police wider powers to test people suspected to be using drugs faced "strong opposition" in a public consultation exercise.

3 Jul 2014 - 8:32AM
Hong Kong anti-drugs body pushes drug testing, despite opposition

A government plan to give police wider powers to test people suspected to be using drugs faced "strong opposition" in a public consultation exercise.

Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

Being diagnosed with breast cancer gives rise to fears and feelings that touch on the most basic levels of what it is to be a woman and to be facing a disease that has the potential to prove fatal, says Eliza Fok Ho Yi-wah.

2 Jul 2014 - 3:16AM
Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

Being diagnosed with breast cancer gives rise to fears and feelings that touch on the most basic levels of what it is to be a woman and to be facing a disease that has the potential to prove fatal, says Eliza Fok Ho Yi-wah.

Father questions hospital treatment after boy, 8, dies of encephalitis

The father of an eight-year-old boy who died from encephalitis on Sunday has questioned whether an oversight by doctors at the Prince of Wales Hospital led to his son's death.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:12PM
Father questions hospital treatment after boy, 8, dies of encephalitis

The father of an eight-year-old boy who died from encephalitis on Sunday has questioned whether an oversight by doctors at the Prince of Wales Hospital led to his son's death.

Carnival spirit for most part despite the slow progress

Angered by the State Council's white paper declaring its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the city, and by the dysfunctional legislature, some also said they would join the overnight sit-in by student activists.

2 Jul 2014 - 5:58PM
Carnival spirit for most part despite the slow progress

Angered by the State Council's white paper declaring its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the city, and by the dysfunctional legislature, some also said they would join the overnight sit-in by student activists.

Some Hongkongers choose flags, dancing and music to mark handover

While hundreds of thousands took to the streets to express their opposition to the government, others attended handover celebrations, concerts and dance events. 

2 Jul 2014 - 4:23AM
Some Hongkongers choose flags, dancing and music to mark handover

While hundreds of thousands took to the streets to express their opposition to the government, others attended handover celebrations, concerts and dance events. 

Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

Members of League of Social Democrats call for open elections and burn image of chief executive outside flag-raising ceremony, as up to half a million prepare to take to the streets. 

15 Jun 2018 - 10:51AM
Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

Members of League of Social Democrats call for open elections and burn image of chief executive outside flag-raising ceremony, as up to half a million prepare to take to the streets. 

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