News (Hong Kong)

French fashion house Vetements pops-up in Hong Kong | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

After weeks of teasing on Instagram, French clothing and footwear brand Vetements finally held its Hong Kong exclusive one-day pop-up at the Kai Tak …

News (China)

Hong Kong gallery owner’s Bali villas – how she poured her art and soul into holiday homes for herself and friends | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The first time she visited Bali, Sin Sin Man says she felt a strong spiritual and creative connection with the Indonesian island.<p>“Bali opened my …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s old-school barbershops captured on camera by Dutch photographer before they die out | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

It had been a frustrating day of trying to find “anything appeal­ing to the eye” before Saskia Wesseling stumbled across Chun Kwai-bo’s shop, in the …

News (China)

Thirty-six hours with no sleep but death favoured over quitting in Trailwalker as darkness descends for a second night | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

Dusk looms over Hong Kong and sleep beckons exhausted Trailwalkers who have completed the 100 kilometre race. But for many teams, the mental …

Hong Kong

I love you, Hong Kong airport, but you treat me so bad | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>I adore Hong Kong</b> airport – every seductive curve and virginal white walkway of it. It is sheer aeronautical perfection. If it were a woman, it would …

News (China)

Rise in Hong Kong stock index futures suggests spot market likely to open higher

Hong Kong’s index futures advanced on Tuesday, in a hint that shares are likely to open higher in the city.<p>November futures contracts on the Hang …

Markets

Film review: Ghost Net – sexy, fun Hong Kong horror film triptych from three directors

<b>2.5/5 stars</b><p>A Hong Kong horror anthology characterised as much by its interesting premises as its dedicated cast of sexy young models, <i>Ghost Net</i> …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo on the making of Manhunt, Hong Kong and Chinese cinema, and budget versus action movies

John Woo has to take a moment to consider his reasons for making <i>Manhunt</i>, which premiered at the Venice film festival in September. “I just wanted to …

News (China)

Missing Hong Kong schoolgirl, 17, found dead in Victoria Harbour

The citywide search for a teenage schoolgirl who went missing after leaving her Mid-Levels home ended on Monday afternoon with the discovery of her …

News (China)

248 years old – Old-timers out to prove that age is just a number at Trailwalker | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

One of the last to depart at this year’s Oxfram Trailwalker was a team wearing purple shirts that said ‘248 years old. 8 legs. 4 old men. 1 heart.’ …

Hong Kong

Is Germany the next property investment market for Hong Kong investors?

As the Hong Kong market continues to heat up, Brexit uncertainty, and other global markets appearing priced in, investors in Hong Kong are …

Hong Kong

Helping a neighbour in need

<b>[First published on 4 June, 2015]</b> It has been a month since the devastating earthquake in Nepal which claimed thousands of lives and left many more …

Hong Kong

Ties between Vietnam and Hong Kong are strengthening, says former consul general Hoang Chi Trung

The relationship between Vietnam and Hong Kong has strengthened rapidly, especially in trade and investment, and the two will work even more closely …

Vietnam

Joshua Wong offers unrealistic solutions to complex issues in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong Chi-fung’s interview with Associated Press earlier this month was a testament to his political naivety.<p>Wong attempted to concoct a …

Hong Kong

Attract R&D talent that makes HK innovative industries thrive

<b>[Sponsored Article]</b><p>As part of continuous efforts to foster the development of innovation and technology (I&T) ecosystem, Hong Kong Science Park, the …

Innovation

Hong Kong police appeal for help in search for missing Tunisian toddler and mother

Police were searching for a Tunisian toddler and her mother, 26, on Tuesday after the pair went missing in Hong Kong.<p>The one-year-old girl and her …

News (China)

Briefing lined up for senior Hong Kong officials on Xi Jinping’s Communist Party congress report

The Hong Kong government has invited a mainland delegation to brief its senior officials on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s report to the Communist …

Hong Kong

Occupy leader Joshua Wong says he was treated ‘like a dog’ in prison, files formal complaint

Occupy protest leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung said on Tuesday that he was treated “like a dog” and staff abused their power during his time in jail as …

News (China)

68-year-old man in wheelchair in hospital after being hit by a minibus on Hong Kong street

A 68-year-old wheelchair-bound man was in serious condition after being hit by a minibus at a pedestrian crossing in Hong Kong on Tuesday.<p>The …

Hong Kong

Former Hong Kong home secretary Patrick Ho’s life of ‘civil diplomacy’ saw him rub shoulders with UN leaders

Patrick Ho Chi-ping, who was arrested in New York on Saturday for supposedly bribing a pair of high-ranking African officials to score lucrative …

News (China)

US arrests former Hong Kong home secretary Patrick Ho in alleged Africa bribery scheme

US authorities have arrested Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for leading a multimillion dollar …

News (China)

Hong Kong urged to adopt gender-neutral public facilities as Legco considers legal recognition of transgender people

Sexual minorities in Hong Kong urged the government on Monday to set up gender-neutral public facilities to cut down on unwanted attention they claim …

LGBTQ

HKMA chief urges Hong Kong companies to improve corporate governance

Hong Kong financial companies have made progress in safeguarding against risky behaviour, but further improvements are needed, said HKMA deputy chief …

Hong Kong

Connecting the Dots for Re-industrialisation: The Greater Bay Area Landscape

<b>[Sponsored Article]</b><p>In a 2016 study, researchers at McKinsey reported a 20% improvement in Operational Equipment Efficiency (OEE) in factories that …

Hong Kong

Carrie Lam between a rock and hard place

One side appeals to patriotism, while the other claims the moral high ground. But in the end, everyone cherry-picks the sections of the Basic Law, …

Hong Kong

Jail likely for Hong Kong man guilty of abandoning special needs son in Singapore

A Hong Kong man with financial woes who brought his deaf-mute and mentally disabled son to Singapore and abandoned him there in 2014 – believing he …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong pupils among world’s best group problem-solvers (but Singapore tops the chart)

Hong Kong secondary school pupils placed third in a worldwide ranking on collaborative problem-solving skills, according to results announced on …

Education

Would Hong Kong be better off without the jury system? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Barack Obama’s high profile appearance as a prospective juror in Chicago last week gave the ancient practice of trial by jury a public relations …

News (China)

Social media posts supporting Hong Kong poll candidates can land you in jail for 3 years, but relaxation of rules in sight

Expressing support for a Hong Kong election candidate on social media would no longer be a criminal offence in future under a government plan to …

News (China)

Finance director murdered mistress and sneaked away the body, prosecutors tell Hong Kong court

A finance company director killed his mistress and successfully sneaked the body out of her flat only for it never to be found, prosecutors told a …

Crime