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Top liver transplant expert Professor Lo Chung-mau will leave Queen Mary hospital next month to head the University of Hong Kong's Shenzhen hospital. The university confirmed the move on Monday after news of the appointment had been circulating in the ...

From road to trail, a leisurely charity walk to speedy competitive runs, an easy loop round the Peak on Hong Kong Island to the challenging Pat Sin Leng ridge in the northeast New Territories, the variety of events is mind-boggling.
Dr Ng Cho-nam, associate professor of geography at the University of Hong Kong who sits on the advisory panel for the latest blueprint, said he suggested the government increase the city's developed areas - currently around 24 per cent of its total ...
In a crowded city like Hong Kong where private space is scarce, we are used to treating taxi cabins as semi-private space where we talk freely with fellow passengers and make business transactions or engage in private conversations over the phone.
We noticed that projects currently put on sale were built on sites being sold three years ago during the term of Chief Executive Leung Chun-yin.
His group is partnering with NWS Holdings and the University of Hong Kong in running the hospital, which will also be a training ground for the university's medical students.
However, what the spirited demonstrators in Beijing and Hong Kong did not know was that, the day after Zhao met Gorbachev, a meeting of the Politburo Standing Committee headed by Deng was held at his residence in Beijing, where Zhao's fate was sealed ...
Hong Kong issued a number eight typhoon warning, the third highest, early this Friday morning with the approach of typhoon Haima.
The Indian helper came to Hong Kong about seven months ago to work for the boy's parents, aged 33 and 39, who lived in a Central Park Tower apartment on Tin Yan Road in Tin Shui Wai, police said.
An emotionally drained Hong Kong cleaning employee whose fine for allegedly dumping waste water on a street on Monday elicited public outrage will have the amount covered by her employer, the Post has learned.
Foo was a winner in last year's Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. A spokesman for the department said it was an offence to dump waste, including sewage, in a public place.
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, a federation representing at least 400 NGOs in the city's social welfare sector, suggested building temporary housing estates out of converted shipping containers in abandoned car parks or under flyovers.
"She then went to the Consulate General of Nigeria in Hong Kong to check but was told there was no such project in the country," the source said.
Hong Kong's Sincere Podium is home to all manner of mobile devices -- be it second-hand phones, imported handsets (mainly from Japan and Korea), spare parts and even prototypes once in a while.

Two rebel Hong Kong lawmakers, who do not accept that the territory is part of China, will not be permitted a third attempt to take their oaths of office on Wednesday.
A Hong Kong jury watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker torturing an Indonesian woman and then talking for hours about how he repeatedly raped her and then killed her without feeling guilt or emotion.
The anti-corruption agency is being called in to look into vote-buying allegations against one of the candidates fighting for a seat to represent postgraduate students on the governing council of the University of Hong Kong this year. Mainland-born ...
Hong Kong workers are about to feel the pinch as companies facing the effects of the city's economic downturn seek to rein in costs by lowering salary increases.
The SFC routinely warns about such entities and scams operating in Hong Kong, one of the region's paramount financial markets.
In what was touted as an effort to reinvent the city's retail industry and avoid high property costs, Hong Kong Television Network chairman (HKTV) Ricky Wong Wai-kay yesterday opened a store aimed solely at boosting the firm's online shopping business.
Alibaba Group Holding says the introduction of the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza and the Tmall.hk platform to Hong Kong is an important first step in its push to ramp up services outside the mainland. Daniel Zhang Yong, the chief executive with ...
A prisoner who successfully fought in 2008 for the right of inmates to vote is mounting another legal challenge - this time against the correctional services in Hong Kong over the legality of their rejection of his request to make telephone calls to a ...
Typhoon Haima has killed at least seven people in The Philippines, the Washington Post reported. The storm, which brought winds of up to 140 mph, made landfall over Cagayan on Wednesday and is one of the most powerful typhoons to hit the Philippines.
ViuTV canceled a Japan travel show featuring Hong Kong student leader Billy Fung and former 1989 protest leader Wang Dan after they attended a speaking engagement at the Foreign correspondents' Club of Japan at which they discussed the topic.
According to chief executive election guidelines issued on Thursday by the Electoral Affairs Commission, candidates will have to sign a "confirmation form" to acknowledge his or her understanding of the Basic Law - basically Hong Kong's status as a ...
Hong Kong markets ended higher on Thursday, as gains in energy shares and companies linked to technology giant Apple helped offset weakness in the real estate sector.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club ruled that each of Moreira and Clipperton, booked for Group 1 rides at Moonee Valley this weekend, would not be allowed to travel to Melbourne due to Typhoon Haima, which is expected to restrict their ability to travel back to ...
The launch will allow Android handset owners to use their devices to complete transactions at more than 5,000 retail locations in Hong Kong, including 7-Eleven, Circle K, McDonald's and Fortress, Google said in a statement. The search giant's latest ...
The Hong Kong concert will come 35 years after the band came together in 1981 and pioneered a harder, more aggressive form of metal known as thrash.
Hong Kong customs officers seized cargo from Vietnam containing HK$24 million worth of illicit tobacco leaves on Monday, marking the biggest haul of its kind in 14 years.
These are the cemeteries of Hong Kong's Happy Valley, a historic burial district shaped by terrain, disease, history and culture.
Clearly nothing is going to stop this man from enjoying his coffee and newspaper, not even a flooded shopping centre. A man spotted casually sitting in a Starbucks in Hong Kong has become an overnight star after his photo was shared around the world.
Hong Kong - In a case that has raised concerns over freedom of speech in Hong Kong's financial markets, a securities tribunal has issued a trading ban against an American investor who criticized the accounts of a Chinese property developer.
From swearing to throwing luncheon meat, unprecedented scenes have been playing out in Hong Kong's lawmaking body - the Legislative Council.
The historic $2 billion Hong Kong IPO for China Resources PhaRMA Group will start taking orders on October 13, price on October 20 and begin trading on October 28.
Hong Kong police are probing an incident during which an officer's gun was suspected to have gone off accidentally inside Mong Kok police Station on Monday morning.
Two darts, a broken syringe and six hours ... and Hong Kong authorities finally get their wild boar. Pig was spotted at 8am and finally nabbed at 1.30pm before being taken away and released into an isolated part of the countryside.
Caution over a slew of Chinese economic data due out this week saw Hong Kong markets end Monday morning trade down with little incentive to drive stocks higher, said analysts.
The Hong Kong Observatory will consider issuing the No 3 signal on Monday morning as Typhoon Sarika approaches. The Observatory said Sarika was moving across the South China Sea and expected it to bring windy weather and squally showers to the ...
Hong Kong's specialist medical training school plans to slash two years off the course for family doctors to attract more students.
A quick-witted Taiwanese man carrying 20 raw hairy crabs from Hong Kong came up with an idea when he was told by immigration officers in Taipei that raw seafood could not be imported - he proposed to cook it.
aviation authorities have moved to crack down on business jets misusing take-off and landing slots by tightening access for operators flying in and out of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). But some industry insiders warn that inflexibilities in ...
Last month The Spectator magazine carried a column praising Hong Kong to the rafters as "one of the most aggressively free market cultures in the world" - and one of the most prosperous.
Wozniacki is having a resurgent second half of the season, winning titles in Hong Kong and Tokyo and reaching the US Open semifinals.
The civil service minister and a delegation of permanent secretaries and heads will meet the country's third highest-ranking official during a visit to the State Council-run training academy, according to reports.
The Hong Kong Observatory issued Strong Wind Signal No 3 at 1.40pm on Monday as Typhoon Sarika drew nearer to the city. Classes were earlier suspended for kindergartens and schools for children with disabilities in anticipation of rougher weather ...
The unflattering assessment of the Chinese department for the affairs of Hong Kong and Macau by the Chinese Communist Party's internal disciplinary police serves as an indirect indictment of top Chinese overseer Zhang Dejiang ahead of an important ...


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