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One in 10 Hong Kong primary pupils suffer from serious depression, survey shows - World News
One in 10 Hong Kong primary pupils suffer from serious depression, survey shows 1 hour ago
About one in 10 primary schoolchildren in Hong Kong have symptoms of serious depression and should be given medical treatment, according to a survey of more than 1,300 pupils released on Sunday. The survey by the Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service also found
Scaled-down Clockenflap festival pulls out all the stops for 10th anniversary -World News
Scaled-down Clockenflap festival pulls out all the stops for 10th anniversary 2 hours ago
Hong Kong’s biggest annual music festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in explosive style this weekend. Running over three days and nights from Friday to Sunday, the Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival attracted tens of thousands of people to the
Hong Kong feels coldest weather this autumn after temperatures drop seven degrees in 24 hours -World News
Hong Kong feels coldest weather this autumn after temperatures drop seven degrees in 24 hours 3 hours ago
The long-awaited winter weather finally arrived in Hong Kong on Sunday as temperatures plunged about seven degrees from Saturday. It is expected to get even colder throughout the week, with temperatures dropping to new autumn lows since the season began i
Berlin Philharmonic’s first musician of Chinese descent, violinist Stanley Dodds, also has a Hong Kong connection -World News
Berlin Philharmonic’s first musician of Chinese descent, violinist Stanley Dodds, also has a Hong Kong connection 3 hours ago
A perennial question of local fans of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, on when it would have its first player of Chinese ancestry, has been answered by celebrated violinist Stanley Dodds telling his story. Dodds’ middle name is Chia-ming, as his m
Government adviser urges Hong Kong to enact national security legislation -World News
Government adviser urges Hong Kong to enact national security legislation 4 hours ago
An adviser to the Hong Kong government has argued the city should proceed with introducing controversial national security legislation and not resist it as China gains international stature. Former legislator Lau Ping-cheung, who sits on a committee that
Taxi driver dies in five-vehicle accident on Hong Kong highway -World News
Taxi driver dies in five-vehicle accident on Hong Kong highway 5 hours ago
A Hong Kong taxi driver died after a serious five-vehicle pile-up on a Lantau Island motorway early on Sunday, a police spokesman said. The incident started at 6am when a taxi was unable to break in time behind a Mercedes-Benz travelling on North Lantau H
Police project helping Hong Kong ethnic minorities learn Cantonese sees 460 people enrol -World News
Police project helping Hong Kong ethnic minorities learn Cantonese sees 460 people enrol 6 hours ago
A project in Yuen Long to provide Cantonese language support to ethnic minorities and promote their interest in joining the Hong Kong Police Force has attracted 460 participants, an instructor revealed on Sunday. Several participants of Project Himalaya h
Two in three Special Olympics athletes in Hong Kong unable to compete because of city’s lack of facilities -World News
Two in three Special Olympics athletes in Hong Kong unable to compete because of city’s lack of facilities 6 hours ago
More than two-thirds of Hong Kong’s Special Olympics athletes have been unable to compete in their sports because of a lack of locally-organised competitions and games, according to the chairman of the sporting event, Timothy Shriver. Ideally, 80 to
Hong Kong must rely on its own efforts to compete with cities on mainland China -World News
Hong Kong must rely on its own efforts to compete with cities on mainland China 7 hours ago
First it was President Xi Jinping, then Vice-Premier Wang Yang, who urged the mainland’s free trade zones, especially Shanghai, to learn from and catch up with Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as other free ports like Rotterdam and Dubai. As the Chi
Children born to deaf parents are taught life and speech skills in special Hong Kong course -World News
Children born to deaf parents are taught life and speech skills in special Hong Kong course 7 hours ago
Jesse Wong Wai-hang, two, is a bundle of energy zipping around with another child of the same age in a play area at a centre. Through games and pictures, the children are being taught to recognise facial expressions in relation to emotions. When asked if
Hong Kong’s bitcoin businesses suffer after local bank accounts frozen -World News
Hong Kong’s bitcoin businesses suffer after local bank accounts frozen 9 hours ago
Hong Kong’s bitcoin entrepreneurs say they have been forced to open bank accounts overseas to operate their businesses, after local banks froze or closed their accounts, threatening the city’s push to become a fintech hub. Staff at Hong Kong-
Elderly couple and Hong Kong travel agency in row over deposit refund after tour cancellation -World News
Elderly couple and Hong Kong travel agency in row over deposit refund after tour cancellation 9 hours ago
An elderly couple accused a Hong Kong travel agency on Saturday of failing to refund their deposit for a South American cruise after the pair cancelled their booking because of vaccination issues. The 66-year-old woman, surnamed Ma, and her husband, 69, s
From mattresses to dining on demand, Cathay Pacific joins airline race to up business-class perks -World News
From mattresses to dining on demand, Cathay Pacific joins airline race to up business-class perks 10 hours ago
Business-class perks across some of the world’s leading airlines are set to reach new heights, as the expectations of travellers grow. Seats that recline fully, direct aisle access, fine dining, a luxury amenity bag and a premium selection of in-fli
A wolf of Wall Street in Hong Kong leaves the pack for life of charity -World News
A wolf of Wall Street in Hong Kong leaves the pack for life of charity 11 hours ago
Charity probably is not the first word that comes to mind when one thinks of an investment banker. A common stereotype is a man in a pinstripe suit, lighting cigars with dollar bills and muttering, “Greed is good.” Edward Man Ho-wai lived that
Three unanswered questions over the signing of Hong Kong’s controversial joint rail checkpoint deal -World News
Three unanswered questions over the signing of Hong Kong’s controversial joint rail checkpoint deal 12 hours ago
With the stroke of a pen from Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Guangdong provincial governor Ma Xingrui on Saturday, a 26km long strip of Hong Kong land is set to be leased out to the mainland. There, mainland law applies, includi
‘Innovation’ needed to capitalise on Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong official says -World News
‘Innovation’ needed to capitalise on Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong official says 1 day ago
“Innovation” and “breakthroughs” are needed enable the flow of people, logistics, capital and information brought about by the development of the Greater Bay Area, a top Hong Kong official said following the latest round of talks b
Hong Kong Disneyland fireworks staff see jobs go up in smoke -World News
Hong Kong Disneyland fireworks staff see jobs go up in smoke 1 day ago
Hong Kong Disneyland will lay off “fewer than 10” of its fireworks staff after it said it would temporarily suspend the nightly pyrotechnics shows amid the park’s expansion plans. A Hong Kong Disneyland spokeswoman said they made the dec
Explainer: how did Hong Kong become a retail hub and how have our consumer habits changed? -World News
Explainer: how did Hong Kong become a retail hub and how have our consumer habits changed? 1 day ago
Dubbed a “paradise” for shopaholics, Hong Kong is known to offer an abundance of goods from high-end fashion brands and busy local markets alike. Tourists are often seen unzipping empty suitcases outside shops to pile in their purchases, takin
Government ‘should appoint legal experts to map out controversial national security law in Hong Kong’ -World News
Government ‘should appoint legal experts to map out controversial national security law in Hong Kong’ 1 day ago
The former mainland constitutional affairs minister has urged the Hong Kong government to appoint legal advisers to study how to proceed with the controversial national security legislation. Raymond Tam Chi-yuen’s suggestion came two days after Li F
Hong Kong high school dropout, 70, on course for master’s degree in fine arts -World News
Hong Kong high school dropout, 70, on course for master’s degree in fine arts 1 day ago
After more than three decades working in construction sites, Clint Ho Kai-yim decided to go back to school. Earlier this year, the 70-year-old Hongkonger obtained a bachelor's degree in fine arts, a local programme co-hosted by RMIT University in Melb
Champion for LGBTI issues, Hong Kong-based lawyer seeks to give voice and power to the little guy -World News
Champion for LGBTI issues, Hong Kong-based lawyer seeks to give voice and power to the little guy 1 day ago
In September, a British lesbian known as QT won a landmark appeal against the Immigration Department’s refusal to grant her a spousal visa. The government has since appealed to the city’s top court. Hong Kong decriminalised homosexuality in 19
Hong Kong police probe vicious bullying incident at Tuen Mun primary school -World News
Hong Kong police probe vicious bullying incident at Tuen Mun primary school 1 day ago
Police are looking into an alleged bullying incident where a 7-year-old boy had a pencil eraser forced into his ear at a Hong Kong primary school. Education minister Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said they were still trying to get hold of more information about th
Ocean Terminal extension could be Hong Kong’s living room, architect says -World News
Ocean Terminal extension could be Hong Kong’s living room, architect says 1 day ago
Not many people in Hong Kong can afford to live in a flat with unrestricted panoramic sea views from their living room. But an architect behind a newly built observation deck and commercial complex at the city’s biggest shopping centre hopes the pro
Art and design festival Detour 2017 aims to bring ‘Harmonious Chaos’ to Hong Kong -World News
Art and design festival Detour 2017 aims to bring ‘Harmonious Chaos’ to Hong Kong 1 day ago
Hong Kong’s annual government-funded art and design extravaganza, Detour 2017, will return to PMQ in Central for 10 days in December, offering free public exhibitions, workshops and talks aimed at showcasing the best of the city’s creative sce
British visa reform needed to keep attracting Hong Kong students after Brexit, says university president -World News
British visa reform needed to keep attracting Hong Kong students after Brexit, says university president 1 day ago
Hong Kong students make a meaningful contribution to British society and worldwide, the president of a top London university has said, as she calls for visa reforms to make it easier for students to remain after graduation. Her remarks came as uncertainty