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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends controversial decision to seek jail terms for Occupy trio
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:52

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday defended the government’s contentious decision to ask for jail terms for three Occupy s...

Hong Kong primary schools and kindergartens to close tomorrow for early Lunar New Year holiday amid flu outbreaks 
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:53

The Lunar New Year holiday will start on Thursday for children at kindergartens and primary schools in Hong Kong amid flu outbreaks, according to the ...

One athlete, one physio: therapist to be sent to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to look after one athlete after complaints at the last Games
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:47

For the first time in five appearances at the Winter Olympics, Hong Kong will send a medical staff member to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, st...

Chinese property developers’ stocks could gain as much as 40 per cent this year, Nomura says
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:46

Shares in Chinese property developers listed in Hong Kong, including major players China Vanke and Evergrande, have room to rise as much as 40 per cen...

LIVE - Hong Kong T20 Blitz, day one
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 02:44

Hong Kong T20 Blitz live South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

Former Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho may be calling notorious US jail home for next 9 months
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:45

Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping may spend the next nine months in a place where notorious drug lords, internationa...

Formula E wants Hong Kong E-Prix to replace ‘grid girls’ with the ‘Grid Kids’ policy also adopted by F1
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:43

Formula E has said it no longer intends to use “grid girls” at the Hong Kong E-Prix. The long-standing tradition in motorsport of employin...

Hong Kong Olympic swimming star Siobhan Haughey in doubt for Michigan’s Big Ten three-peat bid and NCAA Championships
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:44

Hong Kong Olympic swimming star Siobhan Haughey is a doubt for her University of Michigan team’s Big Ten Championships later this month after mi...

‘They’re all talking about the Hong Kong T20 Blitz’ – players glad to be back as Jaguars beat Kaitak in opener
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:46

Cali-Mex Hung Hom JD Jaguars won the opening match of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz on Tuesday, beating last year's runners-up City Kaitak by six wicket...

Will China’s rental home drive to quash speculation fuel another property bubble?
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:50

China’s developers, apartment operators, banks and securities exchanges have dived into the country’s rental home market with zest since l...

A future of self-driving cars challenge the iron laws of real estate: location no longer matters
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:44

The link between property and transport has been perhaps the most durable in human history. Since the ancients, few things have delivered higher land ...

Gap widens among Chinese households on desire to buy property, survey shows
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:51

A widening divergence on property buying tendency is emerging among Chinese households in big and small cities as authorities keep a tight leash on ho...

Phoning in Phonics: why teaching phonics shouldn’t stop after basic literacy training
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:45

There are few things more certain in education than the best approach to teaching a child how to read: synthetic phonics. The research is thorough and...

Hong Kong businessman sues Next Digital after HK$500 million magazine deal collapses
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:48

A businessman who tried to buy Hong Kong’s top news magazine has sued Next Digital, alleging breaches of contract, days after his purchase attem...

Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan rejects calls to relax mortgage policies
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 06:53

Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Norman Chan Tak-lam on Monday rejected calls by lawmakers to relax mortgage policies, saying the city&rsq...

‘There’s a bit of pressure, I want to do my best for Hong Kong,’ says teenage Winter Olympian Arabella Ng
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:57

If the prospect of competing against the world’s best Alpine skiers wasn’t enough to unnerve Hong Kong Winter Olympian Arabella Ng, the 16...

‘Give us a fair hearing’: Hong Kong golf chief says it’s time for their voice to be heard
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:50

Calling for the golf community to be heard, a top official has hit out at the Task Force on Land Supply, saying the exclusion of only golf members fro...

Hong Kong T20 Blitz faces biggest test of global popularity as KPMG signs on as title sponsor following record broadcast deal
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 22:43

Professional services firm and auditors KPMG has signed on to sponsor the 2018 Hong Kong T20 Blitz on the eve of the tournament, which faces a major t...

Hong Kong police arrest parents of girl, 11, after she was forced to take cold shower
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 20:50

The parents of an 11-year-old girl were arrested for suspected child abuse on Monday after they were accused of forcing their daughter to take a cold ...

Sex offender forced ‘master and slave’ game on Hong Kong boy, 14, and filmed it, court hears
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:43

A sex offender accused of making child pornography during a “master and slave” game he forced upon a 14-year-old boy pleaded guilty to mul...

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