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Man overboard: watch the drama as Hong Kong’s Scallywag crew rescues sailor who fell into the water during Volvo Ocean Race
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:43

Hong Kong entrant Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag had a sailor overboard for seven minutes but recovered quickly to maintain their lead in the fourth leg of th...

Fail mark for Lord Ashdown’s report on Hong Kong
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:43

Hong Kong let Lord Ashdown in and he acted like a Justice of the Peace of olden days to listen to the little people. The report for his political grou...

Hong Kong still the most expensive Asian city for expat executives to rent
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:43

Hong Kong remains the most expensive city in Asia for high-level expatriates to rent housing, according to a survey released on Tuesday. The city top...

Eschewing the Hong Kong way, Ngai Kang opts for a life running marathons and an Olympic dream
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:43

Ngai Kang pressed the reset button on his value system, ditched the idea of a life in the disciplinary forces and went running marathons instead. Now ...

Champions Kowloon Cantons happy with five overseas players for 2018 Hong Kong T20 Blitz defence
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:42

Reigning champions Kowloon Cantons have finalised their squad for the Hong Kong T20 Blitz, with Pakistani left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz the final pi...

Clouds slow down Scallywag but Hong Kong boat still enjoys healthy lead in Volvo Ocean Race
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:44

Hong Kong boat Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag is now involved in a full-on drag race towards the finish line in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race after losing ...

Cash-rich real estate funds in Beijing want to spend, but opportunities are few
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:43

Real estate private equity funds in Beijing flushed with cash are finding themselves in a bind, as there is too much capital chasing too few viable in...

Long-running Hong Kong gym closes unexpectedly due to ‘legal problems’
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:42

A long-running Hong Kong gym has closed unexpectedly due to “legal problems”. Members of TF Gym, a well-known establishment in the Mong Ko...

‘There’s nothing more special than wearing a jersey with your country’s name on it’: lacrosse hall-of-famer Kyle Harrison promotes pride in the sport while in Hong Kong
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:51

Three-time Major League Lacrosse all-star Kyle Harrison saw it all in his prime: the awards, the national team call-ups, the hall of fame inductions. ...

Richard Li’s Pacific Century marks return to property development after 10 year absence
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44

Richard Li Tzar-kai’s Pacific Century Premium Developments will partner with Hong Kong-listed CSI Properties to jointly develop a prime resident...

Why Philippines is the last chance for Volvo Ocean Race fleet to catch Hong Kong’s Scallywag
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:02

Hong Kong entrant Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag has extended its lead over the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on its way home but faces a major test when the seven b...

Top teams return for HKFC 10s with two new additions still to come for April’s Hong Kong Sevens appetiser
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:43

The strongest teams in the “world’s most prestigious 10-a-side rugby event” will return for the 33rd edition of the GFI HKFC 10s on ...

Keep foreign interference out of Hong Kong affairs
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:47

It’s bizarre that pan-democrats are always appealing to some mythical entity called the international community to protect Hong Kong and its peo...

Hong Kong developer secures extension for HK$2.4 billion loan related to Kai Tak project
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:43

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has secured a six-month extension for a HK$ 2.4 billion (US$ 306.75 million) bridging loan related to its residential...

Penguins and Samurai return for HKFC 10s with two new additions still to come for April’s Hong Kong Sevens appetiser
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:42

The strongest teams in the “world’s most prestigious 10-a-side rugby event” will return for the 33rd edition of the GFI HKFC 10s on ...

Girl, 3, becomes first child fatality of winter flu season in Hong Kong
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:49

A three-year-old girl who had been suffering from flu died on Monday morning, the first fatal case of child influenza in Hong Kong this year. The girl...

Diego Forlan kicks off Kitchee career with three-minute cameo in thrilling draw against Southern in Hong Kong Premier League
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:46

Diego Forlan made a three-minute debut to please most of the 3,200 fans that came to watch the former Uruguay international as Kitchee escaped with a ...

Hungarian conductor Gabor Kali triumphs in Hong Kong’s first international battle of the batons
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:44

A Hungarian has won Hong Kong’s first international orchestra conducting competition after three rounds of performances against 15 hopefuls from...

Time to upgrade as Hong Kong’s new property stamp duty rule kicks in
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:45

Hong Kong’s recently announced tax relaxation will attract more property buyers and encourage upgrades in the primary market, reviving sales in ...

Marriott fiasco shows there’s no room for disrespect when it comes to China’s sovereignty
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:44

It started with a public outcry spreading over the internet, followed by stern official rebukes, after mainland Chinese netizens noticed the Marriott ...

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