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Fresh clashes in Mong Kok ahead of talks to end Occupy protests

New clashes broke out between protesters and police in Mong Kok after a day which saw significant progress on attempts to bring students and the government round the table to thrash out a solution to bring street protests to an end.
Sunday, 19 October, 2014, 8:49am231 comments More on Occupy Central

Signs of easing tensions as China and Vietnam agree to reforge military links

China and Vietnam agreed in high-level meetings to resume military ties and resolve their maritime disputes, sending the first signals that tensions over their territorial claims in the South China Sea might be easing.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:09am1 comment

Protest lodged with Japan over visit by ministers to Yasukuni Shrine

The Foreign Ministry in Beijing last night lodged a protest with the Japanese embassy over a visit by three Japanese cabinet ministers to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, Japanese diplomats said.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:27am More on Yasukuni Shrine

Plenum set to decide Zhou Yongkang's fate but don't expect details

As the Communist Party elite converge on Beijing tomorrow to discuss rule of law, few specifics are likely to emerge of the case of former law and order chief Zhou Yongkang.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:09am More on Zhou Yongkang

Local governments' issuing of bonds on agenda for party's fourth plenum

One topic high on the agenda at this week's Communist Party plenum is likely to be how local governments can raise and spend funds more efficiently.

19 Oct 2014 - 6:09am

WHO to review handling of Ebola after leak of damning draft report

The World Health Organisation promised a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis after admitting in a leaked internal document that poorly trained staff botched initial attempts to stop the outbreak spreading in West Africa.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:39am More on Ebola Virus

Silence of Hong Kong's top police officers may be due to dispute with chief executive

The events that have rocked Hong Kong over the past three weeks have not only reshaped the political landscape but look set to spark a major shake-up within the police force.
19 Oct 2014 - 8:59am2 comments More on Occupy Central

Drugs may 'destroy Indonesia's youth', says top general in slap at China gangs

A surge in international drug smuggling - mostly originating in China and shipped through Hong Kong - could "destroy" Indonesia's youth, one of the country's most senior military officers has warned.
19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am1 comment

People adopted as babies decades ago reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

Almost 50 years ago, two-week-old Serena Sussex was found abandoned in a cardboard box in a Sai Ying Pun stairwell. Last week Sussex, now a 49-year-old artist, visited the building on Hing Hon Road where she was found.
19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

John Kerry hosts Yang Jiechi for 'frank' talks at his Boston home

US Secretary of State John Kerry hosted China's top diplomat at his Boston home for two days of talks aimed at easing tensions between the two nations.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:09am

Japan's new trade minister Yuko Obuchi 'to quit' over misuse of funds

Japan's newly appointed trade and industry minister plans to resign following reports that some of her support groups misused political funds, Japanese media said.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:27am

FCC defends its accusation police intimidating reporters covering protests

19 Oct 2014 - 5:01am30 comments

Popular local Happy Valley pub closes its door after 22 years

19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

Bordeaux winemakers hit hard by plunging demand from China

19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

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

19 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

Kim Jong-un's return to spotlight shows slightly more open North Korea

19 Oct 2014 - 6:27am

South Korean safety official 'commits suicide' after 16 fans killed in concert collapse

19 Oct 2014 - 6:25am4 comments

Ebola vaccines in the works, but there's no simple way to test one

19 Oct 2014 - 6:39am

Vatican text on gays and divorce revised after conservative complaints is approved

19 Oct 2014 - 6:39am

Unmanned US space plane lands after 22-month orbit

19 Oct 2014 - 6:39am

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Leader

A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

19 Oct 2014 - 4:31am1 comment

The local heroes who set an example for us all

19 Oct 2014 - 4:31am

Focus

Silence of Hong Kong's top police officers may be due to dispute with chief executive

Niall Fraser The events that have rocked Hong Kong over the past three weeks have not only reshaped the political landscape but look set to spark a major shake-up within the police force.
19 Oct 2014 - 8:59am2 comments

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China

SOUTH CHINA SEA

Signs of easing tensions as China and Vietnam agree to reforge military links

China and Vietnam agreed in high-level meetings to resume military ties and resolve their maritime disputes, sending the first signals that tensions over their territorial claims in the South China Sea might be easing.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:09am1 comment

World

DISEASE

WHO to review handling of Ebola after leak of damning draft report

The World Health Organisation promised a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis after admitting in a leaked internal document that poorly trained staff botched initial attempts to stop the outbreak spreading in West Africa.
19 Oct 2014 - 6:39am More on Ebola Virus

Business

STOCKS

China regulator tight-lipped on launch of stock connect scheme

The much-awaited press conference yesterday by the mainland's securities regulator turned out to be yet another damp squib as no announcement was made on the launch date of the through train.
18 Oct 2014 - 6:05am
BANKING

Beijing to inject 200b yuan of loans into banks

The mainland is set to inject about 200 billion yuan (HK$252.5 billion) worth of three-month loans into five or six listed banks to keep liquidity ample and support the slowing economy, sources said yesterday.
18 Oct 2014 - 6:06am5 comments

Property

PROPERTY

Tung Chung hotel site tender draws warm response

Six local and mainland developers submitted bids in a government tender for an estimated HK$2.4 billion hotel site in Tung Chung, the only new plot in the land sales programme this year.
18 Oct 2014 - 4:26am1 comment

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 2014

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Magazines

Sport

GOLF

Australian Marcus Fraser takes one-stroke lead into final round at Hong Kong Open

Marcus Fraser spent eight months sitting on a couch nursing a sore left hand before deciding it was time to resume his career. He now finds himself in the lead entering the final day at the Hong Kong Open. Is he surprised? You bet he is.
19 Oct 2014 - 1:08amMore 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

Home tweet home

A small provincial town in Thailand is cashing in on Chinese demand for bird's nest, building multi-storey condos to accommodate its lucrative feathered friends. Luke Duggleby looks at the allure of the 'caviar of the East'.
18 Oct 2014 - 10:47pm

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