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Fears over 'radicals' as protest violence increases, but sources say Beijing won't be embarrassed into action

Beijing will not seek a quick end to the political turmoil in Hong Kong to avoid possible embarrassment ahead of some important domestic and international events, sources say.
Monday, 20 October, 2014, 7:40am5 comments More on Occupy Central

Beijing marathon runners don face masks to battle severe smog

About 30,000 runners - some donning gas masks - took part in an international marathon in Beijing yesterday, braving the choking smog that again blanketed the capital.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:13am7 commentsMore on Beijing air pollution

Communist Party plenum faces challenges to legal reform

Officials' attitudes could be a challenge for Beijing's push for governing by law, state media said yesterday ahead of a key Communist Party meeting that will focus on legal reforms.
20 Oct 2014 - 6:45am

Little impact seen from reform push

It is supposed to be a multi-pronged reform attack. At last year's Communist Party plenum, the leadership said it would cut government interference in the market and the judiciary as well as improve public services.
20 Oct 2014 - 6:02amMore on Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign

Taiwan tests submarine-launched Harpoon missiles supplied by the US: report

Taiwan's navy successfully test-fired two anti-ship missiles from a submarine in the first such exercise since the weapons were bought from the United States, Taiwanese media reported.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:55am1 comment

EU ministers meet over Ebola as Oxfam warns epidemic could become 'disaster of our generation'

European ministers are to meet today after coming under pressure to scale up their response to an Ebola epidemic that experts warn could become the "disaster of our generation".
20 Oct 2014 - 5:13am More on Ebola Virus

Foreign doctors quit Hong Kong public hospitals over licence red tape

A programme to recruit overseas doctors to ease the chronic manpower shortage at public hospitals is seeing an exodus of talent as at least three of the 11 specialists currently working under the scheme have decided to leave.
20 Oct 2014 - 6:37am5 comments

US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

An award-winning American architect has proposed transforming some of the city's municipal services buildings and refuse collection points into multistorey recycling and community centres.
20 Oct 2014 - 6:37am

Man gives anti-gay rights speech at Hong Kong's Catholic cathedral

A unidentified man delivered an anti-gay rights speech to the congregation at Hong Kong's Catholic cathedral after mass on Saturday afternoon, an incensed parishioner said.
20 Oct 2014 - 6:37am

Violence in Mong Kok: Are the protests spinning out of control?

Concerns are growing that the Occupy movement in Mong Kok has spun out of control and is on the verge of turning into a riot, after nights of violent clashes since police reclaimed part of the rally site on Friday.
20 Oct 2014 - 7:17am6 comments More on Occupy Central

Hong Kong protests put huge dent in Asia luxury goods sales

Protests in Hong Kong, an economic slowdown and anti-corruption drive in China and a coup in Thailand: Asia is no longer a market of constant growth for luxury goods firms.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:37am1 comment More on Occupy Central

Brokers accept delay in stock through train scheme

20 Oct 2014 - 5:05am

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet below 50pc

20 Oct 2014 - 5:14am1 comment

US Osprey planes in tsunami drill despite Japanese protests

20 Oct 2014 - 5:10am

Ebola fears in US spark overzealous measures against virus

20 Oct 2014 - 5:31am

Russia denies submarine is in trouble in Swedish waters

20 Oct 2014 - 5:13am

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says winter gas price deal agreed with Russia

20 Oct 2014 - 4:29am

Dozens killed in Nigeria 'ceasefire' with Boko Haram militants

20 Oct 2014 - 5:13am

Khartoum to arm South Sudan rebels, according to leaked document

20 Oct 2014 - 5:15am

Malibu divided over fears of toxic chemical cover-up in public school

20 Oct 2014 - 5:13am

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Leader

US and China must keep politics out of business

20 Oct 2014 - 5:08am1 comment

Monitor youths' mental health

20 Oct 2014 - 5:08am1 comment

Focus

Violence in Mong Kok: Are the protests spinning out of control?

Joyce Ng Concerns are growing that the Occupy movement in Mong Kok has spun out of control and is on the verge of turning into a riot, after nights of violent clashes since police reclaimed part of the rally site on Friday.
20 Oct 2014 - 7:17am6 comments

Harry's View

Asia

JAPAN

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet below 50pc

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet has fallen to 48.1 per cent, according to a new poll, as his government grapples with an unpopular plan to increase sales tax and a political funds scandal involving a top minister.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:14am1 commentMore on Shinzo Abe

China Insider

CHINA DIGEST

Row over smoke from dog meat eatery; dad stabs son, 9, over bed-wetting, teens rescued from sex trade

20 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Row over smoke from dog meat eatery; dad stabs son, 9, over bed-wetting; teens rescued from sex trade

19 Oct 20141 comment
CHINA DIGEST

Nip and tuck for dancers; Wedding photos taken after 52 years

18 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Teenage love rivals brawl; driver hides 13 passengers in bus toilet

17 Oct 2014
MEDICINE

Cancer treatment developed in Guangzhou using natural virus shows promise

16 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Kindergartens warned over 'advanced' lessons; girl, 13, back home after romance plans dashed

16 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Honest client rights 1 million yuan bank bungle; Wealthy married woman claims bully boyfriend stole car and valuables

15 Oct 2014
Ethnic tensions

Pregnant police officer among eight killed in Xinjiang stabbing spree: reports

14 Oct 20142 comments
YOUTUBE

YouTubers react to Occupy Central with summaries, spoofs and songs

14 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

'London' cabs ply Shanghai streets; Traditional medicine put to test

14 Oct 2014
EDUCATION

Chinese art professor caught kissing students sparks public outrage

13 Oct 20144 comments
CHINA DIGEST

Teacher held in Beijing over rape claim; Fake spring water in Henan; Hunan customs seizes iPhones

13 Oct 2014
CYBERATTACK

Anonymous group of hackers release data from Chinese government sites

13 Oct 20142 comments
CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

Global Times warns Taiwan against 'morbid nostalgia' for Chiang Kai-shek era

11 Oct 20142 comments

Business

RETAIL

Hong Kong protests put huge dent in Asia luxury goods sales

Protests in Hong Kong, an economic slowdown and anti-corruption drive in China and a coup in Thailand: Asia is no longer a market of constant growth for luxury goods firms.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:37am1 comment More on Occupy Central
MARKETS

Brokers accept delay in stock through train scheme

Brokers have accepted a slight delay of the through train scheme as they want the authorities to clarify the outstanding issues over tax and holidays before the launch of the plan to connect the stock markets of Hong Kong and Shanghai.
20 Oct 2014 - 5:05am

Property

PROPERTY

Beijing casts net far and wide in anti-graft push

The crisis facing Hong Kong-listed Agile Property Holdings after its chairman was put under house arrest has aroused investor concerns about how widespread President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign will be in the struggling property industry.
20 Oct 2014 - 4:56amMore on Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign

Photo artists from across Asia shed light on women's plight

Hongkongers can catch a rare glimpse into the world of suppressed women across Asia in a photography exhibition that opens in Wan Chai.
19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

Ning Hao's comedy takes two buddies across changing mainland

18 Oct 2014

Flying Lotus explores the afterlife in new album

19 Oct 2014

Social media-based competition hopes to inspire amateur bakers

The wave of reality TV cooking shows dominating the schedules has served up a whole soup bowl full of clichés. There's the good cop, bad cop routine of judging chefs, either praising the contestants' commitment or scraping their "disgusting" or "inedible" efforts into the bin.
17 Oct 2014 - 4:47pm

Quinoa is a highly adaptable health food

16 Oct 2014

Oktoberfest festivities in Hong Kong offer games and German food with the beer

16 Oct 2014

Men and violence - how they size up one another and why numbers count

Daniel Fessler, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California Los Angeles, believes he's uncovering a crude mental shortcut that may shed light on the confrontations and help explain why men resort to violence.
19 Oct 2014 - 4:35am

Urban heat island effect big factor in climate change, Hong Kong records show

19 Oct 20141 comment

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19 Oct 2014

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Sport

GOLF

Scott Hend becomes first Australian Hong Kong Open winner since 1983

It didn't look like it, but Scott Hend said he felt calm during the play-off that won him the 56th Hong Kong Open at Fanling, becoming the first Australian since the great Greg Norman, in 1983, to lift the trophy.
20 Oct 2014 - 12:28amMore on Hong Kong Open 2014

Magazines

Forward steppe

Breakneck economic growth has spawned a generation of Mongolians who are learning to savour their country's successes and excesses. Words and pictures by Marika Dee.
18 Oct 2014 - 11:17pm

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