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Testing for Hong Kong-Shanghai stock markets 'through train' to resume

The Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges will conduct simulated trading for the through train programme tomorrow, renewing hopes for an imminent launch of the cross-border equity trading system.
Friday, 31 October, 2014, 5:28am

Michelin star gives Yung Kee scion a goose bump

One branch of the family behind the famous Yung Kee roast goose restaurant yesterday savoured the success of seeing its new restaurant included in the latest Michelin Guide.
31 Oct 2014 - 9:04am6 comments

Pyongyang's response to Ebola: every foreigner in quarantine for 3 weeks

North Korean officials plan to quarantine every single foreigner for 21 days over fears of Ebola - even though not a single case of the disease has been reported in the country.
31 Oct 2014 - 7:46amMore on Ebola Virus

How social media shapes Occupy: Web forum HKGolden.com takes off

A popular web forum, seen as an unofficial organising tool for the pro-democracy Occupy Central protests, has recorded a tenfold jump in page views in the last month, reflecting the importance of social media in shaping the protest.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:35am4 commentsMore on Occupy Central

India's political dynasty flounders 30 years after Indira Gandhi's killing

When Indira Gandhi was gunned down by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984, the instant elevation of her son Rajiv to the post of prime minister appeared to confirm her family's status as India's natural-born rulers.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:24am

The A-Z of Hello Kitty: From tanks and planes to wedding dresses and AK-47s

New Hello Kitty turns 40 on Saturday, and to mark the world's most famous cat-who-is-not-a-cat's birthday, we put her
31 Oct 2014 - 7:16am

Ting Hsin food tycoon Wei Ying-chun may face 30 years in jail over oil scandal

A tycoon from one of Taiwan's richest families could spend 30 years behind bars after being charged yesterday with dozens of counts of fraud over a food scandal that has set off a groundswell of opposition to the business empire.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Myanmar's military leader for first time

Myanmar's president and its powerful military chief will hold an unprecedented meeting to address cracks widening in the fledgling democracy ahead of an election next year.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:24amMore on Aung San Suu Kyi

Internet watchdog chief remains ambiguous over Facebook's friend request

The head of the country's internet watchdog yesterday rejected claims that he ever said Facebook could not enter the mainland - while at the same not confirming whether it could.
31 Oct 2014 - 4:37am

Plenum didn’t decide on Zhou graft case ‘as he is no longer state leader’

The Communist Party broke its silence yesterday on the case of former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, saying there was no decision on his fate at its annual elite gathering because he was no longer a state leader.
31 Oct 2014 - 7:29am1 comment More on Zhou Yongkang

China, Hong Kong committed to global alliance to end banking secrecy

China is among more than 80 countries committed to signing a deal that could help end banking secrecy. Hong Kong has also pledged to join. Its sponsors hope the pact will be a major step in the global battle against tax evasion and fraud.
31 Oct 2014 - 8:06am2 comments

Shenzhen firm Dexta Robotics seeks global funding for exoskeleton device

31 Oct 2014 - 3:28am

Senior Hong Kong civil servants set for special 3 per cent pay rise

31 Oct 2014 - 9:04am11 comments

Selina Chow warns pro-establishment politicians over voters' support

31 Oct 2014 - 7:57am14 comments

Equality watchdog's consultation perverts family values, school heads say

31 Oct 2014 - 3:24am2 comments

Nato intercepts 19 Russian military planes in space of two days

31 Oct 2014 - 8:35am

Mob burns Burkina Faso's parliament over president's power play

31 Oct 2014 - 5:28am

Jerusalem police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting Temple Mount activist

31 Oct 2014 - 5:28am1 comment

Dramatic FBI video shows how agents tricked their way into Paul Phua's villa for gambling bust

31 Oct 2014 - 5:07am

Apple's Tim Cook comes out as gay and hopes acknowledgement will help others

31 Oct 2014 - 5:28am

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Leader

Ramping up the fight against graft

31 Oct 2014 - 8:30am1 comment

Online rogues tarnish reputation of Hong Kong's travel industry

31 Oct 2014 - 5:32am

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.
28 Oct 2014 - 11:44am53 comments

Harry's View

Hong Kong

FOOD

Michelin star gives Yung Kee scion a goose bump

Two years after losing a high-profile court case, one branch of the family behind the famous Yung Kee roast goose restaurant yesterday savoured the success of seeing its new restaurant included in the latest Michelin Guide.
31 Oct 2014 - 7:35am6 comments

China

FOOD SAFETY

Ting Hsin food tycoon Wei Ying-chun may face 30 years in jail over oil scandal

A tycoon from one of Taiwan's richest families could spend 30 years behind bars after being charged yesterday with dozens of counts of fraud over a food scandal that has set off a groundswell of opposition to the business empire.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

Asia

INDIA

India's political dynasty flounders 30 years after Indira Gandhi's killing

When Indira Gandhi was gunned down by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984, the instant elevation of her son Rajiv to the post of prime minister appeared to confirm her family's status as India's natural-born rulers.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:24am

World

EUROPE

Nato intercepts 19 Russian military planes in space of two days

Nato's chief said the alliance must "keep strong" after its jets intercepted a large number of Russian aircraft flying close to European airspace over two days this week, in an "unusual" series of incidents.
31 Oct 2014 - 8:35am

Business

STOCK MARKET

Testing for Hong Kong-Shanghai stock markets 'through train' to resume

The Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges will conduct simulated trading for the through train programme tomorrow, renewing hopes for an imminent launch of the cross-border equity trading system.
31 Oct 2014 - 5:28am
BANKING

China, Hong Kong committed to global alliance to end banking secrecy

China is among more than 80 countries committed to signing a deal that could help end banking secrecy. Hong Kong has also pledged to join. Its sponsors hope the pact will be a major step in the global battle against tax evasion and fraud.
31 Oct 2014 - 8:06am2 comments

Property

REAL ESTATE

Slow recovery the new trend

Mild policy support and slow recovery will become the new normal of the mainland's real estate market, with property investment - a key driver of the broader economy - probably trending down until the second half of next year, economists said.
30 Oct 2014 - 6:17am

The A-Z of Hello Kitty: From tanks and planes to wedding dresses and AK-47s

New Hello Kitty turns 40 on Saturday, and to mark the world's most famous cat-who-is-not-a-cat's birthday, we put her
31 Oct 2014 - 7:16am

Director Teddy Chen reaffirms his love of martial arts in his latest offering

30 Oct 2014

On the rebound: RubberBand's redemption songs

30 Oct 2014

Life after the goose feud: brothers open new restaurants in wake of Yung Kee battle

The Kam family had been locked in a bitter feud after their father, Kinsen Kam Kwan-sing, and uncle, Ronald Kam Kwan-lai, fell out over how Yung Kee should be run.
28 Oct 2014 - 8:21pm1 comment

Chefs take an adventurous approach to preparing truffles

23 Oct 20141 comment

Giovanni Greggio comes out of retirement to run Gradini in Central

23 Oct 2014

Building houses with 3D printing technology

Imagine if you could press "start" on a printer and watch your house take shape before your eyes. Well, it's happening already. From Shanghai to Amsterdam, from Los Angeles to London, the race is on to build the world's first commercially viable 3D-printed house.
30 Oct 2014 - 5:34pm1 comment

Is cow's milk as good for us as we thought? Study suggests not

30 Oct 2014

Google explores early warning system for serious illnesses

30 Oct 2014

Magazines

Sport

World's best horse tops wish list for Jockey Club

Twelve months on and the Hong Kong Jockey Club is again targeting Japanese champion Just A Way, now the world's top-rated horse, as one of the headline acts for the HK$83 million Longines Hong Kong International Races on December 14.
30 Oct 2014 - 10:37pm

Michael Chang eyes jackpot in more ways than one

Michael Chang Chun-wai caught a case of lottery fever as he splurged on tickets in a jackpot draw yesterday, but he knows his odds of winning the Xpressbet Sprint are better and the trainer is embracing roles of race favourite and media darling in the build-up to the Breeders' Cup.
30 Oct 2014 - 10:40pm
CYCLING

Golden girl Sarah Lee told to forget past success in Olympic build-up

30 Oct 2014

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Magazines

Hello Kitty exhibition opens in Hong Kong as icon celebrates 40th birthday

Is she a cat? A schoolgirl called Kitty White? Or a cultural phenomenon that some are still grappling to understand?
30 Oct 2014 - 11:13am2 comments

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