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From mid-June, in line with Hong Kong’s talent admission scheme, domestic helpers, imported workers, dependants and students must declare their criminal records.
Misuse of concessionary system for elderly and disabled in Hong Kong has raised questions over its financial sustainability.
With the exodus of home-grown professionals showing no sign of abating, more must be done to address the issues fuelling the drain and to keep the talent the city already has.
Private screening of ‘To be Continued’, a documentary about an entertainment mogul, cancelled.
Customs officers swooped as bags of offal were being transferred from a barge onto a fishing boat.
Rubber duck-themed artwork displayed at 18 MTR stations from Thursday.
Organisation may have lost sources in city after closing offices, insider says, adding families of missing people should be contacted before making public appeals.
Police alerted after suspected triad members led by ‘Temple Street Long’ rushed into Tsim Sha Tsui office to collect HK$19 million repayment of stock losses, source says.
Proposed bill by Labour and Welfare Bureau will head to legislature next month, but concerns raised over whether employees may unintentionally run afoul of law.
Post wins 42 awards from the Society of News Design, including ‘Best in Show’ for a large organisation category for ‘Life in Hong Kong’s Shoebox Housing’.
Director of Buildings Clarice Yu assures residents however there is no immediate danger to The Capitol block in Tseung Kwan O.
Teachers welcome move, with one saying protection from cuts will boost learning with better ratio of teachers to pupils.
An online video showing renovations of a flat led to an investigation into the legality of modifications.
German chemist Patrick Cramer and Spanish-American biophysicist Eva Nogales were joint recipients of life science and medicine prize.
Hong Kong leader says he is cheering for city candidates and hopes one of them will fulfil their space dreams.
Director of Buildings Clarice Yu says flat owner, designer and construction company may be held accountable.
Fare increases of between 3.9 per cent and 7 per cent to take effect on June 18.
Post checks with 29 stores and finds books about Tiananmen Square crackdown are mostly gone.
Chris Tang says ex-district councillors involved in wave of organ donor registry withdrawals, which could affect people waiting for transplant.
Zheng Yanxiong says social welfare sector is connected to ‘thousands of households’, giving it a platform for ‘spreading and advocating mainstream social values’.
Subsiding air from Super Typhoon Mawar to cause sweltering temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to city’s weather forecaster.
Secretary for Health Lo Chung-mau doubles down on proposed cross-border transplant mechanism with mainland China.
Government urged to adopt strategy of getting businesses or statutory bodies to rent out premises at low costs for welfare groups to conduct activities helping poor.
Trilingual comedian says local scene is still small compared with other major cities, but hopes it can gain traction following end to Hong Kong’s pandemic curbs.
Hong Kong government strongly condemns Amnesty International over claims Abuduwaili Abudureheman went missing after arriving at city’s airport.
Newly crowned ‘Bun King’ Chung Yuk-chuen, a runner-up in 2014 and 2018, puts his victory down to luck and experience.