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Hong Kong schools to resume classes on schedule as flu crisis shows signs of easing
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:46

Classes will resume at Hong Kong schools according to original schedules for kindergarten and primary school pupils, the food and health minister said...

Seven things we learned from AFC Champions League as Hong Kong’s Kitchee face a fight
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:44

The AFC Champions League kicked off in the East on Tuesday night and gave us our first glimpse of Hong Kong’s Kitchee in Asia’s premier co...

Hong Kong rings in Lunar New Year with parade, pageantry and performances
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:47

Hong Kong ushered in the Year of the Dog with a colourful Lunar New Year parade in Tsim Sha Tsui on Friday night featuring nine floats and 25 internat...

How Blitz can boost Hong Kong in their bid to qualify for the ICC World Cup
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:44

Head coach Simon Cook has called upon his players to take their Blitz form to southern Africa as Hong Kong face one of their toughest and most importa...

New Hong Kong shopping centre on border struggles to draw mainland shoppers – or anyone else
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:59

After six rounds of mini-karting at The Boxes – Hong Kong’s first shopping centre located close to the Shenzhen border in San Tin, aimed t...

Beijing 2022 next: at just 16, Hong Kong’s Arabella Ng can become a multiple Winter Olympian
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:47

Hong Kong history-maker Arabella Ng can look forward to competing in many more Winter Olympics after she became the first athlete from the city to com...

Leaders across the world gear up for ‘Belt and Road Initiative’
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:53

Ambitious businesses and leaders in the region are busy formulating strategic plans to be involved in the “Belt and Road Initiative”, wort...

Get your skates on, Hong Kong: it’s time for a Winter Olympics rethink when a Kim Jong-un prank gets more buzz than the sport
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:53

It’s a sad state of affairs when a Hong Kong prankster impersonating Kim Jong-un at the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang generates more interest ...

World No 1 spot in sight – why it’s only the beginning for Hong Kong snooker queen Ng On-yee
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:49

Hong Kong’s Ng On-yee has her first chance of the year to close in on the world’s number one ranking when she competes in this weekend&rsq...

‘It was so cool’: Hong Kong’s Arabella Ng makes history at the Winter Olympics, finishing 56th in giant slalom
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:46

Hong Kong’s Arabella Ng finished 56th out of the 58 skiers who completed two runs in the women’s giant slalom on Thursday, making history ...

Hongkongers pile into the park for all the fun of the Lunar New Year fair
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:43

Huge crowds were building on Thursday evening at Victoria Park, the site of Hong Kong’s largest Lunar New Year market, as the city counts down t...

Carrie Lam’s sombre Lunar New Year message to Hongkongers after tragic bus crash
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:48

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor toned down the festive cheer of her first Lunar New Year greeting as chief executive, re-recording parts of the clip releas...

Why are Hong Kong bureaucrats such misers when it comes to spending on needed services?
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:47

The massive projected [budget] surplus, at least seven times the original estimate of HK$ 16.3 billion for 2017/18, has reignited criticism of offici...

HK Express faces delays on new Airbus jets amid engine trouble
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:47

Airbus faces a six-month delay on its A320neo aircraft production line as US engine maker Pratt and Whitney deals with problems powering the popular a...

Hong Kong’s equality watchdog head slammed for cronyism and poor governance
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:55

Lawmakers on Wednesday accused the head of Hong Kong’s equality watchdog of cronyism and poor governance as they questioned its decision to hire...

Huge commercial project could create new business district for Shanghai
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:48

Shanghai could soon have a new financial district after a state-owned consortium won 19 plots of land in Pudong for 13.8 billion yuan (US$ 2.17 billi...

Arabella Ng still waiting at Winter Olympics as wind causes alpine chaos with Pyeongchang slalom postponed
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:42

Hong Kong’s Arabella Ng is still yet to make her Olympic debut after the alpine skiing programme at the Pyeongchang Winter Games was thrown into...

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin sells Atletico Madrid stake as Wanda continues to trim debt
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:43

Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to sell a 17 per cent stake in Atletico de Madrid to Quantum Pacific Group controlled by Israeli billionaire Idan Ofer, ...

Warning over safety of cane umbrellas in Hong Kong
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:43

Hongkongers using handy cane umbrellas to get about town were warned on Wednesday of a “worrying” litany of safety failures, which could m...

MGM China CEO sees appeal of Cotai resort offsetting delayed opening
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:47

MGM Resorts International finally opened its US$ 3.4 billion MGM Cotai casino resort in Macau on Tuesday after a series of delays, saying that it was...

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