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State-of-the-art technology and a $50bn betting exchange: how Hong Kong Jockey Club caught Nash Rawiller in ‘tips for gifts’ web
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:24

Hong Kong Jockey Club officials say state-of-the-art systems used to monitor betting patterns helped uncover evidence that led to the charges against ...

Runaway dogs and frozen breath: Hongkongers sled 250km through Arctic Circle
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:47

The extreme cold sapped the energy out of Philip Murton as he dogsledded for five days through the Arctic Circle. The temperatures would plummet to -3...

Stateless and stranded in Hong Kong, a footballer’s career is at risk after UK Home Office blunder
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:48

Vas Nunez should be in Guangzhou training for Hong Kong Premier League side R&F’s next football match. But instead the 22-year-old has been ...

Trump, trade wars, and implications for the property markets
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:05

Donald Trump’s election as America’s 45th president initially sent shock waves across global financial markets. The immediate impact was a...

I can challenge for an Olympic medal, says confident Christy Leung, Hong Kong’s brightest Winter Olympics hopeful
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:45

Rising figure skating star Christy Leung Yi can’t wait to turn 16 so that she can compete at senior level and prove to the world just how good s...

Hong Kong’s top 1.5 per cent contribute more than a third of city’s income tax revenue
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:54

Over a third of Hong Kong’s income tax revenue was paid by the top 1.5 per cent of taxpayers, according to the latest government figures, leadin...

Tender sale of first logistics site in five years in Tuen Mun likely to fetch HK$2.56 billion
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:49

Chinese e-commerce and logistics companies are expected to submit aggressive bids for a large logistics site in Tuen Mun on Friday, the first the gove...

‘I didn’t mean to kill her,’ wardrobe murder accused told Hong Kong police after strangling girlfriend
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:54

A Hong Kong man accused of strangling his former girlfriend and stuffing her body in a wardrobe fought back tears in a later police interview and insi...

Hong Kong schools waiting too long to identify special needs pupils, Audit Commission says
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:06

One in three Hong Kong pupils identified to have learning difficulties for the first time last school year were around the age of eight or older, the ...

Flood of Chinese tech firms will push up office rents in Hong Kong’s TST, say analysts
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:51

Office rents in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui district are set to jump this year, say analysts, as a plentiful supply of space and vastly improved t...

Kitchee’s AFC Champions League hero Cheng leading the vote for goal of the group stage
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:14

Kitchee winger Cheng Chin-lung ‘s last minute match-winning goal against Japanese J.League side Kashiwa Reysol earned the club Hong Kong’s...

Hong Kong conglomerate Goldin Financial’s stock soars on plan to sell property worth US$1.6 billion to chairman
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:05

Hong Kong conglomerate Goldin Financial Holdings plans to sell two pieces of land in the city’s Ho Man Tin area worth HK$ 12.4 billion (US$ 1....

EU concerned over ‘gradual erosion’ of Hong Kong’s autonomy
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:05

The European Union has voiced concerns over the “gradual erosion” of Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy as it questioned the implem...

Three lifts found with worn-out components after crash prompts citywide inspection
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:06

Three lifts in Tuen Mun and Cheung Sha Wan were found to have components worn out to a “relatively serious level” during special checks co...

Swimmer-turned-model Stephanie Au helps out for a good cause as ambassador for disabled sport
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:05

Swimmer-turned-model Stephanie Au Hoi-shun lives a busy lifestyle these days but she has managed to squeeze in some of her time to help a good cause. ...

Young Hongkongers still keen to get first foot on property ladder even as prices spiral out of reach
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:51

A new study has revealed a rise in the number of young Hongkongers still considering buying their first flat in the city, before prices spiral out of ...

Family feuds far from Tanet ‘Jacky’ Puangngoen’s mind as Muay Thai fighter has unfinished business in Hong Kong
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:39

Tanet “Jacky” Puangngoen’s journey to being a full-time Muay Thai fighter has almost been tougher outside the ring than in it.&...

Ringleaders of billion-dollar transpacific cocaine gang held in mainland China
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:57

Two Hongkongers thought to be the leaders of a transpacific drug trafficking ring linked to the biggest cocaine seizure in recent Chinese history were...

The only way to buy property in Shanghai these days is to win the lottery
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:53

These days in Shanghai it seems getting a chance to buy property is as close as it gets to winning the lottery. Developers of high-priced Shanghai res...

Rex Tso still suffering from blurred vision with date for return to boxing ring unknown
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:03

Repeatedly squinting and blinking hard between camera flashes, Hong Kong boxer star Rex Tso Sing-yu is still struggling seven months after suffering a...

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