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Animal-welfare advocates are pressing for mandatory labelling to allow customers to easily identify which cosmetics have been tested on animals.
With more customers expecting cosmetics to be cruelty-free, companies that ban animal testing can improve their corporate image and even boost sales, animal-rights advocates claim.
Nine in 10 Hongkongers believe apartment prices are too high and more than a third fear they will go even higher.
Ocean Park says its new haunted house is so scary it will require visitors to sign a disclaimer in case they fall ill or even die of fright after visiting it.
The number of children whose families are in the queue for public housing has jumped 30 per cent in three years and now tops 100,000, a welfare group says.
The Law Society's council meets today to decide the fate of its president, with two members suggesting he should resign.
More than 800 people took part in a run through Hong Kong morning to oppose the Occupy Central campaign, but it was well below the 10,000 figure organisers had hoped for.
Hong Kong's de facto central bank chief Norman Chan Tak-lam warned that the city's financial system could come under pressure when the United States raises its interest rates.
The 2,000 chickens that died mysteriously in Yuen Long this week may have fallen ill because their coops became "too stuffy" after fans stopped working because of a power failure.
Hong Kong's efforts to keep the deadly Ebola virus at bay could be stymied by the reluctance of African visitors to give contact details to health officials, the city's health protection chief said.
The government will review the regulation of cooked-meat imports after the "rotten meat" scandal that has engulfed McDonald's in Hong Kong and a mainland supplier.
Food safety authorities in Hong Kong say they were misled by McDonald’s Hong Kong during its investigation last week into whether rotten meat from a factory in Shanghai was sold to Hongkongers.
The government is "monitoring" the growing use of smartphone apps for passengers to arrange vehicle hire to ensure they comply with the law, a senior official told lawmakers yesterday.
ATV is likely to be saved from another winding-up action after the station repaid a HK$200 million loan and partial interest.
Law firms risk having to keep an increasing amount in property taxes paid by clients because of a delay in passing legislation to enact a doubling of stamp duty, the financial chief claims.
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.
About 1.7 litres of fat were extracted from the 32-year-old mother of one by a woman general practitioner who was believed to have been the patient's friend for more than 10 years.
General practitioners may face tighter controls or even a blanket ban on carrying out liposuction or other high-risk medical procedures, the health minister says.
The city's four biggest accounting firms have joined in a statement condemning Occupy Central for its planned civil disobedience action.
The tourism industry is expecting a big rise in the number of Hong Kong travellers flocking to South Korea for the summer holidays this year.
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