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‘Anyone’ mascot grows popular
THE blue character launched by the Fire Services Department (FSD, 消防處), ‘Anyone’, (任何仁) has sparked a series of ...
2018.11.14
Tourists flock to Tung Chung
DOWNTOWN Tung Chung (東涌) has become the new hotspot for people travelling on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.On the ...
2018.11.13
New flats out of reach for most
A GROUP has compiled an index on those ‘trapped’ by home prices and said Hongkongers scored a worrying 45.5 out of 100...
2018.11.12
Louis Cha dies aged 94
WORLD renowned wuxia novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung (查良鏞) – best known by his pen name ‘Jin Yong’ (金庸) – died on...
2018.11.07
Drones go mad at harbour show
AN exhibition of drones flying in formation, a key feature of this year’s Wine and Dine Festival (美酒佳餚巡禮), was ca...
2018.11.05
Most in HK save for rainy days
AS many as 70 percent of Hong Kong’s people are savers, with those who are in the habit of saving putting away an avera...
2018.11.01
Cinema revamp a step closer
A LEADING conglomerate has applied for a compulsory sale order for redevelopment for tenants of the State Theatre (皇都...
2018.10.30
Record turnout at harbour swim
A RECORD 3,358 swimmers took part in the New World Harbour Race on 21 October, the highest number of participants since ...
2018.10.29
HK slips in world competitiveness
HONG Kong was ranked seventh in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF, 世界經濟論壇) annual Global Competitiveness Report, do...
2018.10.25
Thousands protest island plan
THOUSANDS marched to say ‘No’ to the proposed artificial island initiative as Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ng...
2018.10.22
Excelsior checks out for good
AN old favourite hotel in Causeway Bay, The Excelsior (怡東酒店), will close at the end of March next year to be revampe...
2018.10.18
Cantonese in class questioned
EDUCATION chief Kevin Yeung Yun-hung (楊潤雄) has questioned whether it would be sustainable to learn the Chinese langua...
2018.10.15
Buskers seek park licences
ALMOST 400 people have signed up for a screening system that has been set up for buskers or performers who want to perfo...
2018.10.08
National security law urged
LAWS allowing the SAR administration to ban the Hong Kong National Party (香港民族黨) cannot cope with every Chinese sec...
2018.10.04
Express rail glides over faults
THE long-awaited Guangzhou-Shenzhen- Hong Kong Express Rail Link (廣深港高速鐵路) began running on 23 September. First d...
2018.10.03
New life injected into old town
SHAM Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s oldest districts as well as a food and electronics hub, has had a HK$12 million faceli...
2018.09.27
Traffic woes after Mangkhut
TRANSPORT chaos sparkedanger as the four-million-strong workforce struggled to get to their jobs the day after Super Typ...
2018.09.24
More elderly choose to work
MORE people aged between 60 and 64 are working even though they have passed the retirement age, Secretary for Labour and...
2018.09.22
Moving prisons to free up land
A POLITICAL think tank is calling on the government to move prisons to less appealing places such as Po Toi Island (蒲台...
2018.09.19
Youngest HKer to scale Everest
NINETEEN-year-old Benjamin Chan Ka-hei (陳家希) has made local history by becoming the youngest Hongkonger to conquer Mo...
2018.05.31
China set to scrap baby limits
BEIJING looks set to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have – an end to a policy that spurred cou...
2018.05.30
Journalists blamed for assault
THE attack on a NowTV cameraman was fueled by a human rights lawyer snatching a press pass from public security officers...
2018.05.29
Protest failed to save old trees
PROTESTERS failed to stop the Lands Department (地政總署) from cutting down two 80-year-old banyan trees on Bonham Road ...
2018.05.28
High public rating for police
HONG Kong people’s satisfaction with police performance has reached an all-time high – a great leap from the level fou...
2018.05.24
Xi: get behind HK’s IT sector
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping (習近平) says he is supporting the developing IT cooperation between Hong Kong and the mainland.Rep...
2018.05.23
New life for old police station
THE revitalised Central Police Station (中區警署) compound will be opened from 29 May in three phases, with the first ph...
2018.05.17
New TSA easier in Primary 3
THE Territory-wide System Assessment resumed in May with Primary Three students from all public schools taking oral asse...
2018.05.10
Rise in mainland campers to HK
THE number of mainland tourists increased 23.1 percent in the first two days of the Labour Day “mini Golden Week” as h...
2018.05.09
Interest in HK rail-property model
INTEREST in the MTRC Ltd’s “rail plus property” development model has prompted an offer for the corporation to help b...
2018.05.08
Space fun as museum reopens
THE Hong Kong Space Museum (香港太空館) reopened to the public with two new halls that offer more exhibits.After more th...
2018.05.03
Students to shadow top officials
SECONDARY school students will have the opportunity to shadow ministers during the summer holidays, Chief Secretary Matt...
2018.04.30
$48m bait to rouse bookworms
A BOOK subsidy for schools will be revived starting the next school year and substantially increased, costing the govern...
2018.04.26
Firms urged to hire the elderly
THE government should try cash subsidies and tax favours to encourage employers to hire the ‘young elderly’, Elderly C...
2018.04.25
Beware of poisonous plants
THE Hospital Authority (HA, 醫管局) has issued an online illustrated handbook about poisonous plants in a bid to prevent...
2018.04.24
HK angered by ticket touts
PRINTING names on tickets to prevent ticket reselling will not work, according to concert organisers, who instead want t...
2018.04.23
DSE dumps politics again
THE Diploma of Secondary Education’s liberal studies (中學文憑試通識教育科) exam has steered clear of politics for the ...
2018.04.19
Animal laws out of date
ANIMAL groups have renewed calls to update laws and establish an animal police unit after the death of a dog, which had ...
2018.04.16
Strict drone rules proposed
STRINGENT requirements – including registration, insurance and users being trained and licensed – were listed in a con...
2018.04.12
Suspicions over wetland fires
THE government should consider buying back Nam Sang Wai (南生圍) for conservation following four suspicious fires in und...
2018.04.11
New champions of the young
THE government has unveiled the list of members for the new Youth Development Commission. Among the 34 non-official youn...
2018.04.07
Prison sites good for housing?
HONG Kong’s prisons should be moved to the mainland so that the land is freed up for housing, argues Charles Ho Tsu-kwo...
2018.03.26
Services lacking for minorities
ETHNIC minorities in Hong Kong do not use public services very often while service providers do not provide sufficient s...
2018.03.20
‘Tiger’ sighting in Ma On Shan
A MASSIVE hunt was launched in the Ma On Shan (馬鞍山) hills after the sighting of a ‘tiger’ was reported. But scores ...
2018.03.14
Free tickets for students
PRIMARY and secondary school students are in line for 10,000 free tickets to Ocean Park in the coming financial year – ...
2018.03.08
Bus drivers to get better pay
KOWLOON Motor Bus (KMB, 九巴) is raising drivers’ pay by 30 percent and reducing their driving time by one hour in an a...
2018.03.01
Calls for cash handouts
PRESSURE is mounting on Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po (陳茂波) to distribute the surplus of more than HK$100 billi...
2018.02.27
Golf club’s fate still in the air
THE government remains undecided about giving up Hong Kong Golf Club’s Fanling course and turning it over for housing. ...
2018.02.13
Lucky phone numbers on call
MORE than 10 million new mobile phone numbers starting with ‘4’, ‘7’ and ‘8’ will start hitting the market this mo...
2018.02.13
Europe speaks out on Chow
THE British and European governments came out swinging against the disqualification of Agnes Chow Ting (周庭) for the Ho...
2018.02.06
Cinemas making a comeback
UA Cinemas will open three new cinemas this year. Apart from Tai Po (大埔) and Tsing Yi (青衣), one will be at Sham Shui...
2018.02.03
Parents pass on wealth to kids
PARENTS expect to pass on an average of HK$11 million to their future generations but most children expect only HK$3 mil...
2018.02.01
Crime rate at four-decade low
POLICE recorded 56,017 crimes last year, the lowest since 1975, with the total number of crimes falling 7.6 percent, or ...
2018.01.30
Central Market here to stay
THE Urban Renewal Authority (市區重建局) has ignored calls for the old Central Market (中環街市) to be torn down as it i...
2018.01.29
Higher fines to beat congestion
THE Legislative Council has approved a sharp 25 percent jump of fines for five congestionrelated offences from 1 June.Th...
2018.01.24
Two USB chargers found unsafe
TWO USB chargers failed safety tests conducted by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD, 機電工程署) a...
2018.01.22
Housing society raises rent
THE Hong Kong Housing Society (香港房屋協會) will increase rents by 8 percent from 1 April at its 20 estates, affecting ...
2018.01.18
Fashion hub plan unveiled
A BASE for design and fashion will be created in Sham Shui Po by 2023 at the earliest.Secretary for commerce and economi...
2018.01.17
Family man saved by fresh organ
A 41-YEAR-OLD married man with two daughters underwent a liver transplant after receiving the organ from a patient at Tu...
2018.01.16
Integrity-checks to be improved
CHIEF Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung(張建宗) says the integrity-checking process for civil servants will be reviewed...
2018.01.13
Football TV pirates jailed
THREE men have been imprisoned for 21 to 27 months for making and selling pirated television set-top boxes that enable u...
2018.01.08
More sleep, less work wanted
HONGKONGERS want to work less and rest more this year, according to a poll. The survey of 500 people by shopping mall AP...
2018.01.08
Phone use at school managed
HONG Kong schools have come up with policies similar to a government directive in France. France is implementing a measu...
2018.01.03
Better guide-dog IDs urged
A GUIDE dog association wants better identifi cation for guide dogs in training so they will not be rejected by shops an...
2018.01.03
Many applying for youth panels
THE government has received more than 1,100 applications from those wanting to join five committees open to youngsters, ...
2017.12.18
HK falls in child reading index
HONG Kong has slipped from fi rst to third in the latest world ranking for the reading ability of Primary Four students....
2017.12.15
Peeping drones raise concerns
PEEPING into people’s homes with a drone is not a violation of privacy laws.Lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun (田北辰) conf...
2017.12.12
Pupils call for education review
TWENTY secondary school students called for a review of the education system in their own ‘policy address’, saying the...
2017.12.09
Calls for e-hailing services
THE Consumer Council (消委會) urged the government to legalise e-hailing services, in a progressive approach to give peo...
2017.12.07
Journalists being spied upon
FEARS that press freedom is in jeopardy were raised after it was disclosed that law enforcers had spied on journalists o...
2017.12.07
Kids warned on spinal problems
AN astonishing 68 percent of Hong Kong children, preschool to primary school level, suffer from spinal problems.This fin...
2017.12.05
Lawmakers ordered to repay
THE Legislative Council Commission has ordered four ousted lawmakers to return the salaries and expenses they were paid ...
2017.12.05
School denies stabbing claims
TWO students have admitted to hitting a Primary One student, but denied poking him in the eyes or stabbing his ear with ...
2017.11.30
Ex-official held over oil bribes
HONG Kong’s former home affairs secretary, Patrick Ho Chi-ping (何志平), has been arrested by authorities in the United...
2017.11.29
Solar-powered cafe brewing
HONG Kong’s fi rst completely solar-powered mobile cafe was launched. It first visited an Admiralty (金鐘) shopping mal...
2017.11.28
Welfare measures ineffective
POVERTY alleviation measures have been inadequate, the welfare minister has admitted, as the number of people living bel...
2017.11.27
Study: popular dishes too salty
MINCED pork patty with salted egg (鹹蛋蒸肉餅) is the saltiest dish in Chinese restaurants, a collaborative study by the...
2017.11.23
Independence issue burns again
THE independence issue was back on the table at 12 schools, thanks to leaflets passed out by the Hong Kong National Fron...
2017.11.22
Top marks for maths genius
A HONG Kong student, who scored the highest mark globally in mathematics in the Cambridge International Examinations, sa...
2017.11.20
Families to switch off the Net
COME Sunday, 3 December – switch off. That means parents and children turning off their computers and phones, sitting d...
2017.11.17
Inaccurate words used in exam
SECONDARY Six students were confused between “addiction” and “addition”, according to a Hong Kong Examinations and A...
2017.11.16
Report: HKers’ English so-so
ENGLISH standards in the mainland and Singapore have been improving while Hong Kong is stagnating, a private global Engl...
2017.11.16
Runners ready for marathon
WITH less than three months until the starter’s gun goes off for the 2018 Standard Chartered Marathon (渣打香港馬拉松) ...
2017.11.11
Wheel to spin again at $20 a ride
THE Hong Kong Observation Wheel (香港摩天輪) should be turning again with a new operator before year’s end at HK$20 a r...
2017.11.08
National anthem law to be enacted
HONG Kong will begin preparing and enacting local National Anthem Law (國歌法) according to the city’s constitutional a...
2017.11.07
Students make self-driven cart
A LOCAL university is making inroads in developing driverless cars. As a first step, engineering students at the Robotic...
2017.11.06
Stroke alert for teen tech users
YOUNG people are facing a greater risk of stroke than their parents’ generation as they exercise less, eat an unhealthy...
2017.11.03
‘Water bomb’ lands near Lam
A WATER-FILLED plastic bag splattered about five metres from Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) after...
2017.11.01
Schools’ long wait for lifts
OVER 60 public schools have had no lifts installed on their premises, prompting education sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen (...
2017.10.31
New committees target youths
THE government is set to advertise for recruitment of youth into five advisory committees. It hopes to draw candidates f...
2017.10.30
New team tackles protest crimes
A TASK force to combat protest-related crimes has been operating since July under the police’s Organized Crime and Tria...
2017.10.27
Xi stresses jurisdiction over HK
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping (習近平) says Beijing exercises “overall jurisdiction” over Hong Kong and Macau and that “one co...
2017.10.25
Xinhua scoffs at bickering West
XINHUA News Agency (新華社) attacked Western democracy as divisive and confrontational, and praised the harmony and coop...
2017.10.24
Driven to cars by housing costs
YOUNG people buy cars so that they can have some space of their own since they cannot afford flats, Secretary for Transp...
2017.10.20
CE pledges attention to youths
CHIEF Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) called on youths to participate inpublic affairs even as she vowed...
2017.10.18
Future of Wheel in question
A COMMISSION dedicated to protecting and beautifying the harbourfront wants thought to be given as to whether the Observ...
2017.10.17
Happiness rising in Hong Kong
HONG Kong people are a lot happier than they were last year, with nearly three-quarters saying they expect to be even ha...
2017.10.16
Group blasts ‘rich tenants’ rule
A NEW law on evicting rich public housing tenants is nothing but a ruse to divert public attention from the long waiting...
2017.10.11
Unused schools turned into flats?
THE government is urged to transform abandoned schools into flats for the needy.The joint proposal came from the Platfor...
2017.10.10
PolyU chief decides to retire
POLYTECHNIC University president Timothy Tong Wai-cheung (理工大學校長唐偉章) will retire after he completes his 10 year...
2017.10.07
Bus crash reveals long hours
THE driver of a bus that knocked down pedestrians and hit a building in Sham Shui Po, killing three people and injuring ...
2017.09.30