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Ebola outbreak will hit China, virus pioneer Peter Piot warns

One of the scientists who discovered Ebola has warned that China is under threat from the deadly virus because of the huge number of Chinese workers in Africa.
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014, 7:22am14 commentsMore on Ebola Virus

China reviews draft laws to fight terrorism and espionage

China's legislature is reviewing drafts of its first counterterrorism law and a revamped counter-espionage law in the wake of growing risks to national security at home and abroad.
28 Oct 2014 - 8:55am1 comment

US man found guilty of murder in attack on Chinese students

New A man who was recorded confessing to the killings of two Chinese graduate students near the University of Southern California was convicted on Monday of first-degree murder.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:42am

Backlash after Hong Kong police release video of Occupy protesters’ ‘violent behaviour’

Video Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok condemned the “violent behaviour” of some pro-democracy protesters, as he aired an edited video of clashes between police and demonstrators.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:21am102 comments More on Occupy Central

Tiny insect delays lucrative China-Australia cattle trade

New An insect the size of a pen tip is frustrating efforts by Australia to sign a deal, potentially worth billions of dollars, to export live cattle to China to feed its fast-growing appetite for red meat.
28 Oct 2014 - 10:05am

China considers regulating smartphone apps: report

Chinese internet watchdogs are looking into ways to regulate the country’s booming market in smartphone applications in an effort to rein in privacy leaks and malware.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:10am

Chinese campus brothel that gave students discount for sex ‘run by university president’

A university campus hotel that operates a barely disguised brothel and offers discounts to students for sexual services is allegedly owned by the head of the institution.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:10am10 comments

Getting high: Hong Kong skyscrapers a magnet for daredevil rooftop photographers

More and more daredevils are risking their lives on some of Hong Kong’s tallest buildings to shoot incredible photos and videos of the city.
28 Oct 2014 - 10:08am1 comment

Out of juice? New battery technology could help smartphones last twice as long

Smartphones that last twice as long before they need to be recharged could become reality after a US tech start-up revealed a portable battery with double the capacity of those on the market.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:11am3 comments

New propaganda campaign presents Xi as 'tired but happy' hard-working leader

Beijing has rolled out another propaganda campaign to boost President Xi Jinping's image, portraying him as a hard-working and efficient leader.
28 Oct 2014 - 4:44am9 comments More on Xi Jinping

China considers abolishing death penalty for nine crimes

China is considering trimming nine crimes from the list of offences punishable by death, state media said on Monday, as the Communist Party considers broader reforms to the country’s legal system.
28 Oct 2014 - 3:17am2 comments

Hong Kong has spent billions on buying weapons from Britain

The British government's role in licensing the sale of arms to Hong Kong that could be used for "internal repression" has come under scrutiny.
28 Oct 2014 - 5:13am32 commentsMore on Occupy Central

State Councillor Yang Jiechi's Hanoi visit paves way to reset ties with Vietnam

28 Oct 2014 - 8:26am

The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core

27 Oct 2014 - 11:57am60 comments

The windowless plane set for take-off in a decade

28 Oct 2014 - 2:57am

Conservative likely to end Toronto's Rob Ford era in mayoral election

28 Oct 2014 - 8:41am1 comment

Xi Jinping urges expansion of Shanghai FTZ across mainland

28 Oct 2014 - 8:28am

South Korean prosecutors seek death penalty for captain of doomed ferry Sewol

27 Oct 2014 - 6:57pm2 comments

Cambodia-Thailand kidney trafficking case sparks fears of new organ market

27 Oct 2014 - 5:19pm

Ukrainian voters back Petro Poroshenko’s swing to the West

28 Oct 2014 - 6:02am1 comment

Dilma Rousseff narrowly wins re-election in Brazil with call to save social progress

28 Oct 2014 - 2:47am

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Leader

Credit police for showing restraint

28 Oct 2014 - 8:51am

Stand up for our overseas doctors

28 Oct 2014 - 9:00am1 comment

Focus

The Occupy protests: a month that shook Hong Kong to its core

Gary Cheung Hong Kong changed forever when, at 1.45am on September 28, Occupy Central co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting declared the start of the civil-disobedience campaign.
27 Oct 2014 - 11:57am60 comments

Harry's View

China

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

China considers abolishing death penalty for nine crimes

China is considering trimming nine crimes from the list of offences punishable by death, state media said on Monday, as the Communist Party considers broader reforms to the country’s legal system.
28 Oct 2014 - 3:17am2 comments

Asia

AGRICULTURE

Tiny insect delays lucrative China-Australia cattle trade

New An insect the size of a pen tip is frustrating efforts by Australia to sign a deal, potentially worth billions of dollars, to export live cattle to China to feed its fast-growing appetite for red meat.
28 Oct 2014 - 10:05am

World

COURTS

US man found guilty of murder in attack on Chinese students

New A man who was recorded confessing to the killings of two Chinese graduate students near the University of Southern California was convicted on Monday of first-degree murder.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:42am

China Insider

CHINA DIGEST

Ancient rock paintings found; Foshan man arrested for cattle stealing

28 Oct 2014
INTERNET

China considers regulating smartphone apps: report

28 Oct 2014
PROSTITUTION

Chinese campus brothel that gave students discount for sex ‘run by university president’

28 Oct 201410 comments
MILITARY

Are these China’s latest military aircraft? Photos claim to reveal new generation of PLA jets

26 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Mum throws daughter to death at hospital; Fujian's hottest September since 1961

25 Oct 2014
SCANDAL

Founder of China's best known vocational school embroiled in domestic abuse scandal

25 Oct 2014
ARCHAEOLOGY

120 arrested, 1,300 relics seized in Zhejiang's ‘biggest ever’ tomb-raiding case

24 Oct 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Police play dress-up to arrest cardiac patient; Kind-hearted cleaner hands in bag of cash; Clearer skies over Shijiazhuang

24 Oct 20141 comment
DRIVING

‘Worst driver in China’ hits nearby car 15 times while reversing out of parking space

24 Oct 20146 comments
CHINA DIGEST

Male prostitution ring busted; students punished for untidy dorm beds

23 Oct 2014
CHILD ABUSE

Chinese baby girl has 12 sewing needles removed from her body

23 Oct 20147 comments
OCCUPY CENTRAL

Communist youth arm runs online poll on 'how to punish pro-Occupy HK celebrities'

23 Oct 201429 comments
CHINA DIGEST

Pet snakes infest residential building; Bullfrog farmer wants compensation for mass deaths from polluted water

22 Oct 2014
AIR POLLUTION

Choked-up Beijing gets brief break from smog amid cold snap

21 Oct 2014

Business

FINANCE

Hong Kong and Shanghai markets fall after link-up scheme postponed

The Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets fell yesterday as disappointed market players dumped shares after news that a keenly awaited plan to connect the two exchanges for cross-border trading has been delayed.
28 Oct 2014 - 7:38am More on HKEx
ANALYSIS

Lack of specifics mars Beijing's reform push

Huge amounts of international capital had flowed into Hong Kong in anticipation of the stock connect scheme, also known as the "through train", which the market had earlier expected to be launched yesterday.
28 Oct 2014 - 5:47am

Property

HOTELS

InterContinental shrugs off impact of China pressures

New InterContinental Hotels Group, the world’s largest hotel group by room numbers, said its business remained unscathed in China despite the twin pressures of a Beijing crackdown on corruption and political tension in Hong Kong.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:47am

Dot 2 Dot is director love letter to Hong Kong

The way that the writer-director-producer of Dot 2 Dot sees it, Hong Kong has long had an international dimension.
"Even as a child, I knew that my hometown was an international city," says 43-year-old Amos Why (whose real name is Amos Wong Ho-yin).
27 Oct 2014 - 5:37pm

How pro-democracy demonstrators use cultural icons to good effect

27 Oct 2014

A Celebration of Dance

27 Oct 2014

Chefs take an adventurous approach to preparing truffles

As the white truffle season follows the European summer black truffle season, and will in turn be followed by the Australian summer truffle, Hong Kong diners have become more than familiar with the pricey fungus. Often it comes to us shaved over pasta, or in scrambled eggs or an omelette.
23 Oct 2014 - 5:12pm1 comment

Giovanni Greggio comes out of retirement to run Gradini in Central

23 Oct 2014

Beef encounters: where to go for authentic steak frites in Hong Kong

23 Oct 20143 comments

How Hong Kong's urban light pollution creates 'mini jet lag'

Astronomer Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing of the University of Hong Kong's department of physics has been studying light pollution for nearly a decade. He says people often ask him if he is crazy.
27 Oct 2014 - 10:42am

What insomniac fruit flies tell us about the importance of a good sleep

27 Oct 2014

Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

27 Oct 20143 comments

Magazines

Sport

BOXING

Manny Pacquiao breaks top contender Viktor Postol's nose in sparring

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao has been gobbling up his sparring partners, leaving a top contender with a broken nose and another hurt as he stepped up preparations for his highly-anticipated welterweight showdown against American Chris Algieri in Clash of Cotai II next month in Macau.
28 Oct 2014 - 9:08amMore on Manny Pacquiao

Magazines

The Chinese in Britain: personal tales of a journey to a new land

Today, 400,000 ethnic Chinese call Britain home. But their 325-year history of labour contributions to the UK have often gone undocumented and unnoticed.
26 Oct 2014 - 3:19pm

Henry Steiner: the king of graphic design

You've seen Henry Steiner's work. It stares at you from billboards, banks and other buildings - it's even lurking in your pocket. Sarah Lazarus meets the father of Hong Kong graphic design as he celebrates his company's 50th anniversary.
27 Oct 2014 - 10:39am

Uncharted territory: mapping the world’s forgotten cities

27 Oct 2014

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