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Hong Kong actor Benz Hui’s daughter is engaged to a Singaporean

The happy couple will be holding their wedding in both Hong Kong and Singapore.

22/10/2021 8:00:00 AM

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For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

A passenger said that he joined the tour because he usually falls asleep on long-distance bus journeys, saying it was a “great opportunity” to get some sleep.

22/10/2021 5:31:00 AM

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Australian rock lobsters a national security threat, says Hong Kong customs chief

Australian rock lobsters a national security threat, says Hong Kong customs chief

21/10/2021 2:06:00 PM

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Hong Kong wet markets battling health scare after outbreak of potentially dangerous bacterial infection linked to freshwater fish

Medical experts have urged the public to avoid eating raw seafood after 79 cases of a potentially dangerous bacterial infection were detected in patients at public hospitals between September and October.

21/10/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage

Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage

21/10/2021 11:46:00 AM

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Evergrande shares fall 14% as trading resumes in Hong Kong

Shares of the Chinese property giant fell as much as 14% on Thursday morning in Hong Kong.

21/10/2021 7:46:00 AM

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Hong Kong’s TVB to air gay dating show, a first by station and island state

Named Boyscation, the show will see 10 contestants who are in their 20s and 30s from all walks of life.

21/10/2021 3:00:00 AM

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US lawmakers seek further actions to provide safe harbour to Hongkongers and Uygurs

“While we cannot control the Chinese government’s behaviour, we have the power to protect the persecuted who come to our shores,” said US Senator Jeff Merkley.

20/10/2021 6:15:00 PM

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Beijing demands end to ‘risky’ US operations in South China Sea after sub accident

China said US military operations in the South China Sea pose a threat to regional security and increase the risks of collisions and even nuclear leaks in the strategic waterway.

20/10/2021 5:00:00 PM

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‘This should not be rushed’: expansion of Hong Kong discrimination laws to cover mainland Chinese must be balanced, experts say

A proposed expansion of Hong Kong’s anti-discrimination laws to give mainland Chinese people protected status must be narrow in scope, legal experts warned.

20/10/2021 4:45:00 PM

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Hong Kong minister says it could take 20 years before government meets its public housing target

By the end of June, about 153,600 Hong Kong families were waiting an average of 5.8 years to be allocated a flat. Many have had to live in cramped spaces such as subdivided flats while they wait.

20/10/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Mother urges Hong Kong to send daughter's killer to Taiwan

Poon Hiu-wing, 19, was pregnant when she was strangled by her boyfriend Chan Tong-kai during a Valentine's trip to Taiwan in 2018.

20/10/2021 11:30:00 AM

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China raises US$4 billion in US dollar bond deal

China raises US$4 billion in US dollar bond deal

20/10/2021 4:36:00 AM

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China raises US$4 billion in US dollar bond deal

China raises US$4 billion in US dollar bond deal

20/10/2021 3:37:00 AM

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Taiwan foreign minister, business delegation to visit Prague

Taiwan foreign minister, business delegation to visit Prague

19/10/2021 9:52:00 PM

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Facebook to pay up to US$14.25 million to settle US employment discrimination claims

Facebook to pay up to US$14.25 million to settle US employment discrimination claims

19/10/2021 8:02:00 PM

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Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about US$25 billion in US IPO

Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about US$25 billion in US IPO

19/10/2021 3:33:00 PM

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Hong Kong broadcaster TVB takes cyberbullying allegations to police, citing online ‘threats and intimidation’

TVB has filed a police report alleging cyberbullying at the hands of internet users it says launched an online smear campaign against the station, its advertisers and artists.

19/10/2021 3:10:00 PM

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US FDA to allow ‘mix and match’ approach for Covid booster shots

FDA to allow ‘mix and match’ approach for Covid booster shots

19/10/2021 8:16:00 AM

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Hong Kong boy band Mirror brings joy and local pride to country

Hong Kong ― Hundreds of people were screaming and chanting excitedly in the middle of a Hong Kong shopping mall. However, it is not a recent democracy protest

19/10/2021 6:53:00 AM

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Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law

Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law

19/10/2021 5:11:00 AM

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in hospital with elbow fracture

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in hospital with elbow fracture

19/10/2021 4:56:00 AM

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Hong Kong's new China futures have best first day in bourse's history

18/10/2021 3:58:00 PM

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Taiwan train driver jailed for 2018 fatal derailment

Taiwan train driver jailed for 2018 fatal derailment

18/10/2021 1:43:00 PM

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Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

18/10/2021 11:25:00 AM

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Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

18/10/2021 10:01:00 AM

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Domestic worker takes Hong Kong employer to court over accusations of repeated abuse

The domestic worker said she was beaten, threatened and in one case, forced to eat porridge spiked with detergent.

17/10/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Mirror: The boy band bringing joy and local pride to Hong Kong

Mirror: The boy band bringing joy and local pride to Hong Kong

17/10/2021 9:58:00 AM

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