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UK said to be ready to approve limited 5G role for Huawei amid final round of pressure from US

A final decision on Huawei’s future role in the UK will be taken at the National Security Council on Tuesday.

27 Jan 2020 - 11:44AM

A final decision on Huawei’s future role in the UK will be taken at the National Security Council on Tuesday.

UK said to be ready to approve limited 5G role for Huawei amid final round of pressure from US
Hong Kong martial arts cinema: Bruce Lee’s quotes on karate – ‘These guys never fight’

Bruce Lee, famous for his skills, had a low opinion of karate as a martial art. Here are some of the things he said about karate, Hong Kong film directors and his ambition for American martial arts films.

26 Jan 2020 - 7:00AM

Bruce Lee, famous for his skills, had a low opinion of karate as a martial art. Here are some of the things he said about karate, Hong Kong film directors and his ambition for American martial arts films.

Hong Kong martial arts cinema: Bruce Lee’s quotes on karate – ‘These guys never fight’
Bush fires, earthquakes, typhoons caused record economic damage in the last decade, Aon report says

Natural disasters caused economic damage of US$2.98 trillion last decade, the most expensive on record, according to a new report by insurance broker Aon.

24 Jan 2020 - 6:15PM

Natural disasters caused economic damage of US$2.98 trillion last decade, the most expensive on record, according to a new report by insurance broker Aon.

Bush fires, earthquakes, typhoons caused record economic damage in the last decade, Aon report says
LPGA Tour pro Tiffany Chan cherishes playing at home as she eyes second Hong Kong Ladies Open title

The 26-year-old won the tournament as an amateur in 2016 in a play-off and is hoping to find success as a pro at Fanling.

23 Jan 2020 - 10:30AM

The 26-year-old won the tournament as an amateur in 2016 in a play-off and is hoping to find success as a pro at Fanling.

LPGA Tour pro Tiffany Chan cherishes playing at home as she eyes second Hong Kong Ladies Open title
Billie Eilish to perform first live concert in Hong Kong on August 30

American pop sensation Billie Eilish will bring her ‘Where Do We Go? World Tour’ to AsiaWorld-Expo. Tickets go on sale on February 5 priced HK$698 to HK$998.

20 Jan 2020 - 12:36PM

American pop sensation Billie Eilish will bring her ‘Where Do We Go? World Tour’ to AsiaWorld-Expo. Tickets go on sale on February 5 priced HK$698 to HK$998.

Billie Eilish to perform first live concert in Hong Kong on August 30
Smells like mighty profits: it’s not just that Goop candle – four other products from Gwyneth Paltrow’s website that are right out there

New-Age platform founded by Gwyneth Paltrow hogged the headlines again last week for its latest wacky offering. From the jade vagina egg to Sex Dust Moon Juice, the wellness and lifestyle website has been there before.

20 Jan 2020 - 1:00AM

New-Age platform founded by Gwyneth Paltrow hogged the headlines again last week for its latest wacky offering. From the jade vagina egg to Sex Dust Moon Juice, the wellness and lifestyle website has been there before.

Smells like mighty profits: it’s not just that Goop candle – four other products from Gwyneth Paltrow’s website that are right out there
Captured obese Isis preacher so heavy SWAT team needed truck to haul him to prison

Security sources in Iraq say Shifa al-Nima, who weighs 136kg (300lb), was responsible for fatwas that led to the murder of clerics and the bombing of the Tomb of Jonah in Mosul.

18 Jan 2020 - 2:42AM

Security sources in Iraq say Shifa al-Nima, who weighs 136kg (300lb), was responsible for fatwas that led to the murder of clerics and the bombing of the Tomb of Jonah in Mosul.

Captured obese Isis preacher so heavy SWAT team needed truck to haul him to prison
Brazil star Neymar wants to win everything in 2020 after an injury-hit 2019 ‘full of learnings’
BTS rules Twitter as K-pop leads the conversations on the social media platform in 2019

BTS led the conversation on Twitter and K-pop was the topic of more than six billion related tweets last year. Blackpink were the most talked about girl group and the fastest rising account.

15 Jan 2020 - 3:36AM

BTS led the conversation on Twitter and K-pop was the topic of more than six billion related tweets last year. Blackpink were the most talked about girl group and the fastest rising account.

BTS rules Twitter as K-pop leads the conversations on the social media platform in 2019
Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma on criticism of city courts and concerns about prosecutions of anti-government protesters

In his final speech to open the legal year, Geoffrey Ma railed against ‘misconceptions and misunderstandings’ in criticism of judges. He also addressed the idea that the judiciary is dragging its feet on unrest-related prosecutions.

13 Jan 2020 - 11:48PM

In his final speech to open the legal year, Geoffrey Ma railed against ‘misconceptions and misunderstandings’ in criticism of judges. He also addressed the idea that the judiciary is dragging its feet on unrest-related prosecutions.

Hong Kong Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma on criticism of city courts and concerns about prosecutions of anti-government protesters
New BTS album Map of the Soul: 7 release date announced

New album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ will be the first release from K-pop superstars BTS since last April’s ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’, which topped the US Billboard albums chart. The first single is scheduled to be released on January 17.

9 Jan 2020 - 12:38PM

New album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ will be the first release from K-pop superstars BTS since last April’s ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’, which topped the US Billboard albums chart. The first single is scheduled to be released on January 17.

New BTS album Map of the Soul: 7 release date announced
China’s 2020 growth forecast held at 5.9 per cent by World Bank amid ‘fragile’ global economic outlook

China’s growth is forecast to decelerate to 5.9 per cent this year, unchanged from the previous forecast in October, while the global economy will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020.

9 Jan 2020 - 5:47AM

China’s growth is forecast to decelerate to 5.9 per cent this year, unchanged from the previous forecast in October, while the global economy will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020.

China’s 2020 growth forecast held at 5.9 per cent by World Bank amid ‘fragile’ global economic outlook
Hong Kong players to rub shoulders with the stars as they vie for glory at Fanling

Jason Hak is one of the city’s top local hopes at this week’s Hong Kong Open that will see British Open champion Shane Lowry, of Ireland, in action

6 Jan 2020 - 10:42PM

Jason Hak is one of the city’s top local hopes at this week’s Hong Kong Open that will see British Open champion Shane Lowry, of Ireland, in action

Hong Kong players to rub shoulders with the stars as they vie for glory at Fanling
Hong Kong protests, MTR train collision and scandal involving Canto-pop star Sammi Cheng’s husband among our most read news stories in 2019

Most read stories during a turbulent year in city include chaos at the airport, a landslide win in the district council elections, an attack on a pro-democracy march organiser and city leader Carrie Lam announcing the withdrawal of the extradition bill.

31 Dec 2019 - 10:34AM

Most read stories during a turbulent year in city include chaos at the airport, a landslide win in the district council elections, an attack on a pro-democracy march organiser and city leader Carrie Lam announcing the withdrawal of the extradition bill.

Hong Kong protests, MTR train collision and scandal involving Canto-pop star Sammi Cheng’s husband among our most read news stories in 2019
Hong Kong musical greats help radio DJ ‘Uncle Ray’ celebrate his 95th birthday – and 70 years in the business

When Reinaldo Maria Cordeiro, a DJ for 70 years and known to Hongkongers as Uncle Ray, celebrated turning 95 it was with some of the greats of the Hong Kong music scene. The Post was there to catch up with the ‘All the Way with Ray’ host.

29 Dec 2019 - 2:05PM

When Reinaldo Maria Cordeiro, a DJ for 70 years and known to Hongkongers as Uncle Ray, celebrated turning 95 it was with some of the greats of the Hong Kong music scene. The Post was there to catch up with the ‘All the Way with Ray’ host.

Hong Kong musical greats help radio DJ ‘Uncle Ray’ celebrate his 95th birthday – and 70 years in the business
Sydney to Hobart 2019: Shark ruins Sun Hung Kai Scallywag’s hopes as Comanche wins 75th edition of Bluewater Classic
Students and teachers targeted in new Chinese rules to stamp out spying

Schools will have to hold ‘anti-espionage’ training for those heading abroad, according to provincial legislature.

24 Dec 2019 - 9:00AM

Schools will have to hold ‘anti-espionage’ training for those heading abroad, according to provincial legislature.

Students and teachers targeted in new Chinese rules to stamp out spying
New York rules the roost as the world’s most competitive city for third straight year, according to Chinese survey with UN

The survey examines 1,006 of the biggest urban centres on Earth – each with at least 500,000 residents – to reflect their industrial base and their connectedness with the global division of labour. The more indispensable a city is to its worldwide network, the higher is its position in the ranking.

18 Dec 2019 - 9:07AM

The survey examines 1,006 of the biggest urban centres on Earth – each with at least 500,000 residents – to reflect their industrial base and their connectedness with the global division of labour. The more indispensable a city is to its worldwide network, the higher is its position in the ranking.

New York rules the roost as the world’s most competitive city for third straight year, according to Chinese survey with UN
Hong Kong martial arts cinema: how Jackie Chan led revival of genre after slump Bruce Lee’s death caused

A 1977 Chan film, Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow, the first directed by Yuen Woo-ping, is among former Hollywood producer Roger Garcia’s top five Hong Kong martial arts films. Also in the mix: Sammo Hung, Wong Kar-wai and Lau Kar-leung.

15 Dec 2019 - 9:07PM

A 1977 Chan film, Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow, the first directed by Yuen Woo-ping, is among former Hollywood producer Roger Garcia’s top five Hong Kong martial arts films. Also in the mix: Sammo Hung, Wong Kar-wai and Lau Kar-leung.

Hong Kong martial arts cinema: how Jackie Chan led revival of genre after slump Bruce Lee’s death caused
Bruce Lee as philosopher: 10 of the ideas animating his martial art style ‘jeet kune do’, such as letting nature take its course

Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee imbued his fighting style jeet kune do with philosophical underpinnings. Here are 10 of his most notable philosophical ideas.

8 Dec 2019 - 5:23PM

Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee imbued his fighting style jeet kune do with philosophical underpinnings. Here are 10 of his most notable philosophical ideas.

Bruce Lee as philosopher: 10 of the ideas animating his martial art style ‘jeet kune do’, such as letting nature take its course
Mama K-pop awards in full: BTS dominate with eight wins, including best male group, song and album of the year; Twice score upset win

World-conquering boy band dominate the biggest annual K-pop awards for second year running, while Twice beat out hotly tipped Blackpink for the best female group award.

4 Dec 2019 - 9:43PM

World-conquering boy band dominate the biggest annual K-pop awards for second year running, while Twice beat out hotly tipped Blackpink for the best female group award.

Mama K-pop awards in full: BTS dominate with eight wins, including best male group, song and album of the year; Twice score upset win
Daniel Kang fans cheer K-pop star as he takes a break to deal with mental health issues amid spate of celebrity deaths

Daniel Kang’s fans have been tweeting #WeAreWithDaniel as they rally around the singer, who is dealing with mental health issues. The singer’s announcement comes in the wake of the deaths of fellow K-pop stars Sulli, Goo Hara and Cha In-ha

4 Dec 2019 - 4:43PM

Daniel Kang’s fans have been tweeting #WeAreWithDaniel as they rally around the singer, who is dealing with mental health issues. The singer’s announcement comes in the wake of the deaths of fellow K-pop stars Sulli, Goo Hara and Cha In-ha

Daniel Kang fans cheer K-pop star  as he takes a break to deal with mental health issues amid spate of celebrity deaths
Bruce Lee: 10 more things you probably didn’t know about the Hong Kong martial arts superstar

To celebrate Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee’s birthday here are 10 lesser-known facts about the cultural icon, from his high school nicknames and why he took up kung fu to how he wooed an early girlfriend.

27 Nov 2019 - 2:34AM

To celebrate Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee’s birthday here are 10 lesser-known facts about the cultural icon, from his high school nicknames and why he took up kung fu to how he wooed an early girlfriend.

Bruce Lee: 10 more things you probably didn’t know about the Hong Kong martial arts superstar
K-pop star Goo Hara makes comeback after apparent suicide attempt, with single and tour

Former member of girl group Kara was found unconscious at home by her manager in May 2019, after a suspected suicide attempt. She has released a single, Midnight Queen, and undertaken a four-date Japanese tour.

22 Nov 2019 - 3:25AM

Former member of girl group Kara was found unconscious at home by her manager in May 2019, after a suspected suicide attempt. She has released a single, Midnight Queen, and undertaken a four-date Japanese tour.

K-pop star Goo Hara makes comeback after apparent suicide attempt, with single and tour
Cancelled: Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, featuring Tom Dixon, Thomas Heatherwick and other star designers, falls victim to ongoing protests

The week-long event at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, first held 18 years ago, would have featured the biggest ever delegation of UK designers to Hong Kong, including Tom Dixon and Thomas Heatherwick.

20 Nov 2019 - 4:15PM

The week-long event at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, first held 18 years ago, would have featured the biggest ever delegation of UK designers to Hong Kong, including Tom Dixon and Thomas Heatherwick.

Cancelled: Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, featuring Tom Dixon, Thomas Heatherwick and other star designers, falls victim to ongoing protests
Amateur female MMA fighter Saeideh Aletaha dies after suffering brain injuries in UK fight

British-Iranian Saeideh Aletaha, 26, was left in critical condition after her bout with local promotion Fast and Furious in Southampton, England.

19 Nov 2019 - 12:28PM

British-Iranian Saeideh Aletaha, 26, was left in critical condition after her bout with local promotion Fast and Furious in Southampton, England.

Amateur female MMA fighter Saeideh Aletaha dies after suffering brain injuries in UK fight
#FightForWonho as Monsta X fans demand K-pop singer’s return after drug and debt rumours saw him quit

Fans of K-pop act Monsta X are pushing for the return of disgraced former member Wonho, with hashtag #FightForWonho trending on Twitter and even a billboard in New York’s Times Square urging the group to stay together.

19 Nov 2019 - 12:40AM

Fans of K-pop act Monsta X are pushing for the return of disgraced former member Wonho, with hashtag #FightForWonho trending on Twitter and even a billboard in New York’s Times Square urging the group to stay together.

#FightForWonho as Monsta X fans demand K-pop singer’s return after drug and debt rumours saw him quit
How to watch Macau Grand Prix: live stream and schedule for Formula Three, GT World Cup and touring cars on Sunday

Juri Vips leads the grid in the showpiece event that caps last day of action from Guia circuit.

17 Nov 2019 - 8:51AM

Juri Vips leads the grid in the showpiece event that caps last day of action from Guia circuit.

How to watch Macau Grand Prix: live stream and schedule for Formula Three, GT World Cup and touring cars on Sunday
Macau Grand Prix live: watch Formula Three qualifying and Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday

Day starts with final qualification for Sunday’s showpiece and Juri Vips the driver to beat

16 Nov 2019 - 9:18AM

Day starts with final qualification for Sunday’s showpiece and Juri Vips the driver to beat

Macau Grand Prix live: watch Formula Three qualifying and Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday
How to watch the Macau Grand Prix: day two live stream and schedule for Moto GP, Formula 3 and GT qualifying

Final day of practice and qualifying from famous street circuit ahead of the prize races on Saturday and Sunday.

15 Nov 2019 - 12:24PM

Final day of practice and qualifying from famous street circuit ahead of the prize races on Saturday and Sunday.

How to watch the Macau Grand Prix: day two live stream and schedule for Moto GP, Formula 3 and GT qualifying