Tsueng Kwan O’s area 137. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong lawmakers want rethink on public facilities slated for Tseung Kwan O

Lawmaker Connie Lam says she was inundated with more than 7,000 objections to plan in just two weeks.

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Mourning Hong Kong’s maze of memories: textile hawker market closes after 45 years

Only 16 of 49 vendors plan to relocate to government’s new site about 400 metres (1,300 feet) away, with some opting to retire instead.

Only 16 of 49 vendors plan to relocate to government’s new site about 400 metres (1,300 feet) away, with some opting to retire instead.

1 Feb 2023 - 5:11AM

HK$780 rent for new Hong Kong public flats; 10,000 homes to be built in Kai Tak

Another 13,000 flats in Sheung Shui, Tuen Mun, Chai Wan and Siu Lam under second phase will be completed before the second quarter of 2028.

Another 13,000 flats in Sheung Shui, Tuen Mun, Chai Wan and Siu Lam under second phase will be completed before the second quarter of 2028.

31 Jan 2023 - 5:52PM

Hong Kong carriers forced to cancel 150 flights to Japan due to restrictions

Cathay Pacific and HK Express will each scrap up to 15 flights per week between February 3 and March 2 to comply with Japanese government’s restrictions.

Cathay Pacific and HK Express will each scrap up to 15 flights per week between February 3 and March 2 to comply with Japanese government’s restrictions.

31 Jan 2023 - 12:21AM

Suicide of Hong Kong migrant in UK underscores need for support network: experts

Fion Ho, who killed herself months after moving to London, worried about her income and did not feel comfortable in her shared flat, brother tells inquest.

Fion Ho, who killed herself months after moving to London, worried about her income and did not feel comfortable in her shared flat, brother tells inquest.

30 Jan 2023 - 9:32AM

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A spike in eateries selling two-dish-rice boxes is reminiscent of the 1950s when open-air food stalls helped Hong Kong’s poor survive. Are we witnessing a return to widespread poverty?

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An aerial view of Choi Hing Road, one of the areas said to be earmarked for new temporary homes. Photo: Sam Tsang

‘30,000 temporary public flats to be built on 8 sites over 5 years in Hong Kong’

Sites for flats to include Olympic Avenue in Kai Tak, Sheung On Street in Chai Wan and Choi Hing Road in Choi Wan, sources tell Post.

30 Jan 2023 - 10:33AM

Trans activist in Hong Kong court battle for ID card gender change publishes book

‘I feel that the issues we’re facing are not given enough attention by the broader LGBT movement,’ Henry Edward Tse says.

‘I feel that the issues we’re facing are not given enough attention by the broader LGBT movement,’ Henry Edward Tse says.

30 Jan 2023 - 10:01AM

Hong Kong Jockey Club ‘overreacting’ to potential football betting tax raise

Exco convenor Regina Ip doubles down on party’s proposal ahead of coming budget address.

Exco convenor Regina Ip doubles down on party’s proposal ahead of coming budget address.

29 Jan 2023 - 4:40PM

Hong Kong traders dump stocks of CBD products ahead of February 1 ban

City authorities draw the line on cannabidiol, while debate among experts on risks continues.

City authorities draw the line on cannabidiol, while debate among experts on risks continues.

30 Jan 2023 - 2:25PM

Firefighters take 10 hours to bring blaze at Hong Kong building under control

Fire erupts at industrial building in San Po Kong, sending 22-year-old man to hospital and leading to lane closures.

Fire erupts at industrial building in San Po Kong, sending 22-year-old man to hospital and leading to lane closures.

28 Jan 2023 - 10:03PM

Women lawyers in Hong Kong tired of men who patronise, tell them what to wear

Survey shows women lawyers face more gender discrimination than men, with microaggressions that hurt.

Survey shows women lawyers face more gender discrimination than men, with microaggressions that hurt.

30 Jan 2023 - 10:52AM

Waste-charging scheme will take effect by year-end: Hong Kong’s environment chief

Government will focus on education instead of punishment in hopes of inspiring behavioural change, Tse Chin-wan says.

Government will focus on education instead of punishment in hopes of inspiring behavioural change, Tse Chin-wan says.

28 Jan 2023 - 6:23PM

Hong Kong tycoon auctions handbag collection, including diamond Hermès Birkins

Fugitive tycoon’s collection of 77 handbags, which will be auctioned online, is valued at up to HK$16.3 million.

Fugitive tycoon’s collection of 77 handbags, which will be auctioned online, is valued at up to HK$16.3 million.

28 Jan 2023 - 1:03AM

2 rushed to hospital, 77 evacuated from fire at Hong Kong village

Authorities deployed 150 emergency personnel and six ambulances to No 3 alarm blaze at Wang Lung Tsuen in Tsuen Wan.

Authorities deployed 150 emergency personnel and six ambulances to No 3 alarm blaze at Wang Lung Tsuen in Tsuen Wan.

27 Jan 2023 - 9:09PM

Hotel leak gushing like waterfall puts damper on Korean visitor’s Hong Kong stay

Visitor says hotel initially dismissed refund, only offering to pay for damaged goods, before it clarified she would be reimbursed and receive a free stay.

Visitor says hotel initially dismissed refund, only offering to pay for damaged goods, before it clarified she would be reimbursed and receive a free stay.

27 Jan 2023 - 11:37AM

Hong Kong air and sea search for fireman who went missing on fishing trip

Chan Kam-fai, 30, was last seen on Fat Kwong Street in Hung Hom on Wednesday morning.

Chan Kam-fai, 30, was last seen on Fat Kwong Street in Hung Hom on Wednesday morning.

26 Jan 2023 - 10:06PM

‘We’ve lost all memories of travel’: Hongkongers hell-bent on Japan, Korea holiday

Japan and South Korea hit by blizzards and freezing weather, causing disruptions to transport.

Japan and South Korea hit by blizzards and freezing weather, causing disruptions to transport.

26 Jan 2023 - 7:49PM

No festive cheer for Hong Kong’s homeless who seek refuge from cold in shelters

As residents revel in final day of public holiday, rough sleepers struggle to find good night’s sleep at shelters across city

As residents revel in final day of public holiday, rough sleepers struggle to find good night’s sleep at shelters across city

26 Jan 2023 - 12:22AM

2 dead after Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship sinks off Japan

Rescuers are still searching for nine people after vessel capsized early in morning.

Rescuers are still searching for nine people after vessel capsized early in morning.

26 Jan 2023 - 6:25PM

Charities, businesses hand out meals to Hong Kong’s poor for Lunar New Year holiday

Social enterprise Gingko House prepared more than 500 poon choi for underprivileged residents such as elderly and homeless people.

Social enterprise Gingko House prepared more than 500 poon choi for underprivileged residents such as elderly and homeless people.

25 Jan 2023 - 6:50PM