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Hong Kong and Taiwan lawmakers deny colluding over political independence at conference besieged by protests
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong under police protection in Taiwan after assault attempt
Two localist lawmakers urged Hong Kong to ‘insulate’ itself from the mainland at Taipei seminar
Taiwan hopes for more formal crime-fighting measures with Hong Kong but city’s legal scholars see hurdles
Transfer of body-in-cement murder suspects could pave way for Hong Kong-Taiwan legal assistance pact
Taiwan no ‘typhoon shelter’ for body-in-cement murder suspects: Hong Kong police bring back trio
Breakthrough in body-in-cement murder case: Taiwan sends back three wanted Hongkongers
A force awakens in Taiwan: vote of sunflower generation could be pivotal in elections
Master carpenter passes on the skills of a lifetime to Hong Kong's next generation
Hong Kong eyeglass frame makers believe custom-made products worth their sweet time
Bringing back tradition: The Hong Kong letterpress shop inspiring old-school quality prints
Not just a hipster fad: These young Hongkongers bring a personal touch through handmade ‘texture of imperfection’
Off the beaten track: Former piggery houses a Hong Kong workshop showcasing the most primitive ways of colouring a piece of cloth
Is this diary the only Chinese eyewitness account of the D-day landings at Normandy? Insights and humour revealed in surprise find

A journal that could be the only surviving first-hand account of Chinese involvement in the Normandy landings in 1944 has been discovered in a rundown flat in Sai Ying Pun.

6 Dec 2015 - 12:43PM

A journal that could be the only surviving first-hand account of Chinese involvement in the Normandy landings in 1944 has been discovered in a rundown flat in Sai Ying Pun.

Is this diary the only Chinese eyewitness account of the D-day landings at Normandy? Insights and humour revealed in surprise find
Staff at Hong Kong's Shue Yan University got from Philippine institution 'out of expediency'
Hong Kong auditor calls for extension on time allowed for prosecution of illegal car sales
Strong police presence set for crunch soccer match between Hong Kong and China
Hong Kong's new Innovation and Technology Bureau to absorb two departments from commerce bureau

Two government departments, currently under the direction of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, will be outsourced to the new Innovation and Technology Bureau when it launches, the commerce secretary announced yesterday.

11 Nov 2015 - 5:50AM

Two government departments, currently under the direction of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, will be outsourced to the new Innovation and Technology Bureau when it launches, the commerce secretary announced yesterday.

Hong Kong's new Innovation and Technology Bureau to absorb two departments from commerce bureau
Democratic Party to raise Hong Kong police’s Occupy handling and plight of domestic helpers at UN torture hearing
Hong Kong commerce chief unveils plan to end 'forced shopping' for mainland Chinese tourists

Hong Kong’s tourism industry watchdog is ready to soon roll out reinforced measures to stem “forced shopping”, including handing to mainland authorities the names of suspected “shadow visitors” and making public how much group tours to the city normally should cost, the commerce minister said.

6 Nov 2015 - 11:56PM

Hong Kong’s tourism industry watchdog is ready to soon roll out reinforced measures to stem “forced shopping”, including handing to mainland authorities the names of suspected “shadow visitors” and making public how much group tours to the city normally should cost, the commerce minister said.

Hong Kong commerce chief unveils plan to end 'forced shopping' for mainland Chinese tourists
Hong Kong's beleaguered taxi drivers form coalition to launch app to head off Uber threat

A new coalition of taxi drivers and operators is launching a smartphone app to allow passengers to hail cabs and rate drivers in a bid to address the sector’s long-running service woes and to head off competition from new operators like Uber.

6 Nov 2015 - 8:41AM

A new coalition of taxi drivers and operators is launching a smartphone app to allow passengers to hail cabs and rate drivers in a bid to address the sector’s long-running service woes and to head off competition from new operators like Uber.

Hong Kong's beleaguered taxi drivers form coalition to launch app to head off Uber threat
Hong Kong police sidestep Legco questions about the 19 people hired to run their Facebook and Youtube pages and why obscenity is not deleted
Hong Kong's High Court to rule on whether police can seize mobile phones

The High Court will decide whether police officers have the authority to seize the mobile phones of people they arrest and access the content, after an application for a judicial review was granted.

3 Nov 2015 - 12:00AM

The High Court will decide whether police officers have the authority to seize the mobile phones of people they arrest and access the content, after an application for a judicial review was granted.

Hong Kong's High Court to rule on whether police can seize mobile phones
Last orders for Ladies' Nights? Cheaper drinks for women is sex discrimination, man tells Hong Kong's equal opportunities watchdog
Torture in Hong Kong prisons 'more common than official figures suggest'
Taiwan-Hong Kong police story: inside the secret joint operation to rescue the wealthy businessman kidnapped by the world's most notorious triad
Revving up their engines: Hong Kong officials quizzed on tickets and roadworks for Formula E series debut next year

Tickets for the more than 10,000 seats to see next year's FIA Formula E Championship races in Hong Kong will be available at a "reasonable" price, the Legislative Council was told yesterday.

27 Oct 2015 - 7:27PM

Tickets for the more than 10,000 seats to see next year's FIA Formula E Championship races in Hong Kong will be available at a "reasonable" price, the Legislative Council was told yesterday.

Revving up their engines: Hong Kong officials quizzed on tickets and roadworks for Formula E series debut next year
Marine expert says ferry accidents like the one on Macau-Hong Kong route are unavoidable

Little can be done to prevent maritime accidents caused by floating junk similar to the high-speed ferry crash on Sunday, said a maritime expert and former captain.

28 Oct 2015 - 4:42AM

Little can be done to prevent maritime accidents caused by floating junk similar to the high-speed ferry crash on Sunday, said a maritime expert and former captain.

Marine expert says ferry accidents like the one on Macau-Hong Kong route are unavoidable
Police holding cells no better since 2009, says Hong Kong human rights group after survey

A new independent body needs to be set up to monitor conditions inside police holding cells as the force’s watchdog has no power to do so at present, said a local human rights NGO after announcing the government had failed its improvement pledge made in 2009.

23 Oct 2015 - 3:14PM

A new independent body needs to be set up to monitor conditions inside police holding cells as the force’s watchdog has no power to do so at present, said a local human rights NGO after announcing the government had failed its improvement pledge made in 2009.

Police holding cells no better since 2009, says Hong Kong human rights group after survey
‘Tell us the truth’: Distraught family of mainland Chinese tourist who died in Hong Kong shop fracas demand answers

The emotional family of a mainland Chinese tourist allegedly beaten to death in a dispute over “forced shopping” at a Hong Kong jewellery store today demanded a proper explanation for his death after identifying his body.

27 Oct 2015 - 4:24PM

The emotional family of a mainland Chinese tourist allegedly beaten to death in a dispute over “forced shopping” at a Hong Kong jewellery store today demanded a proper explanation for his death after identifying his body.

‘Tell us the truth’: Distraught family of mainland Chinese tourist who died in Hong Kong shop fracas demand answers