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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.

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.

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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.

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
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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.

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 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.

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
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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.

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.

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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.

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
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.

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
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.

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