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Hongkongers told to wrap up as temperature set to plummet following one of warmest Decembers on record
2019-01-21T15:54:29+08:00
The temperature in Hong Kong could drop to a chilly 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, after the city enjoyed the warmest Dahan – the traditional Chinese... read more
Pedestrian killed in busy Hong Kong street after window falls out of 16th floor room of hotel made famous by Edward Snowden
2019-01-21T15:45:15+08:00
A 25-year-old woman from mainland China has died after being hit by a window that fell out of room on the 16th floor of a Hong Kong hotel. The victim, who a police source said arrived... read more
Smooth traffic as Hong Kong's HK$36 billion Central-Wan Chai Bypass faces first real test during Monday morning peak hour
2019-01-21T15:37:34+08:00
The multibillion-dollar bypass built to ease congestion in the heart of Hong Kong passed its first real test on Monday, with traffic running smoothly during the morning rush hour, partly... read more
Pedestrian killed in busy Hong Kong street after window falls out of 16th floor room of hotel made famous by Edward Snowden
2019-01-21T15:45:15+08:00
A 25-year-old woman from mainland China has died after being hit by a window that fell out of room on the 16th floor of a Hong Kong hotel. The victim, who a police source said arrived... read more
China’s birth rate falls again, with 2018 producing the fewest babies since 1961, official data shows
2019-01-21T15:44:39+08:00
New births in China fell to 15.23 million last year, the lowest since China relaxed its one-child policy in 2014. The dwindling birth rate is adding pressure to a shrinking labour pool... read more
Top court denies last-ditch appeal bid by ex-Hong Kong policeman Frankly Chu, who was jailed for hitting bystander during Occupy protests
2019-01-21T15:22:29+08:00
A retired senior police officer who was jailed for striking a bystander with a baton during Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy protests has lost his last-ditch bid to appeal despite his... read more
In Pictures: Above the concrete canopy – Hong Kong’s awe-inspiring cityscape from above
2019-01-21T14:50:38+08:00
A giant container ship sailing under a suspension bridge; Chinese cemeteries as densely packed as the housing blocks their occupants once lived in; lush rows of paddy fields —... read more
Traffic jams on both sides of harbour as drivers adjust to newly opened Central-Wan Chai Bypass
2019-01-21T13:58:32+08:00
Traffic jams were spotted during Monday rush hour around Central and the Western Harbour Crossing as road users adjusted to the new Central-Wan Chai Bypass. The bypass, which is 4.5... read more
At Davos, the message of ‘Globalization 4.0’ must include a rebuke of China’s ethnic cleaning in Xinjiang
2019-01-21T13:08:35+08:00
China is engaged in what increasingly resembles crimes against humanity in Xinjiang. This includes the mass internment of one million Uyghur, Kazakh, and other Muslim minorities, forced... read more
Hong Kong’s top court rejects final appeal by retired cop Frankly Chu over Occupy pedestrian assault
2019-01-21T15:03:05+08:00
Hong Kong’s top court has rejected a final appeal application from retired police officer Frankly Chu. Video evidence showed Chu hitting a pedestrian with a baton without prior... read more
Pedestrian killed by falling window in Tsim Sha Tsui
2019-01-21T11:55:33+08:00
A woman struck by a falling window in Tsim Sha Tsui on Monday morning has died after being rushed to nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Police told HKFP that the woman, aged 25, had passed... read more
Taiwan’s traditional medicine stores struggle on life support
2019-01-21T09:33:30+08:00
by Sean Chang Traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu knows her dispensary can only stay open as long as her ailing father-in-law lives, their careers hostage to a quirk in Taiwanese... read more