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Hong Kong Monetary Authority offers to help film industry by providing samples of fake money to use in (...)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority offers to help film industry by providing samples of fake money to use in (...)
Hong Kong’s de facto central bank has offered to provide samples of fake banknotes that can be used as props to help production crews navigate red tape when applying to use counterfeit cash in films. The move was disclosed by Monetary (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Pressure grows on contractor for scandal-hit Sha Tin-Central rail link as Hong Kong government checks seven other (...)
Pressure grows on contractor for scandal-hit Sha Tin-Central rail link as Hong Kong government checks seven other (...)
The main contractor at the centre of a series of construction scandals plaguing Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project has been given a week to submit a report addressing safety concerns, while coming under expanded scrutiny over (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Pedestrian dies as taxis crash in Yau Ma Tei
A 56-year-old man pedestrian died after two taxis collided at the junction of Gascoigne Road and Nathan Road in Yau Ma Tei. A passenger in one of the taxis was injured. The accident happened at about 3 am on (...)
RTHK - 17 June 2018
130km from Hong Kong, Taishan’s troubled nuclear plant secretly comes online despite defects
Unit 1 of the much delayed Taishan nuclear power plant in Guangdong province has secretly started up earlier this month, despite new problems identified by China’s National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) just one week earlier. It also comes (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
HKFP Venture: Sun-bleached Luk Chau village gives way to Lamma Island’s encroaching jungle
The semi-abandoned remote village of Luk Chau sits on the northeast coast of Lamma Island. Its original inhabitants – farmers and fishermen – came from Xixiang, Baoan in Guangdong. Luk Chau literally means “deer islet,” as the village was rumoured (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
Video: Comedian John Oliver writes a ‘cuddly propaganda’ song for China’s Xi Jinping
Comedian John Oliver has taken aim at Chinese President Xi Jinping in the latest instalment of his late night HBO show Last Week Tonight. “Under Xi Jinping, China is becoming more authoritarian just as it has major plans for expansion onto the (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
Hong Kong couple and daughter found dead in possible murder-suicide in Sun Tuen Mun Centre (...)
Hong Kong couple and daughter found dead in possible murder-suicide in Sun Tuen Mun Centre (...)
Hong Kong police were investigating a possible murder-suicide after a couple and their adult daughter were found dead in their New Territories home on Monday. The three bodies were found in different bedrooms of the family’s flat in (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Netflix-style sexual harassment training? No thanks. Abuse of power is the real problem exposed by #MeToo (...)
Netflix-style sexual harassment training? No thanks. Abuse of power is the real problem exposed by #MeToo (...)
Since October last year the #MeToo movement has achieved what the law could not. It has swept across the globe like a sickle, cutting away at the undergrowth behind which sex abusers were hiding. It has prompted numerous Hollywood celebrities to (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Well-known Hong Kong barrister Kevin Egan dies of cancer of the oesophagus, aged 70
Well-known Hong Kong barrister Kevin Egan dies of cancer of the oesophagus, aged 70
Kevin Egan, one of Hong Kong’s top criminal barristers, died of cancer of the oesophagus on Sunday night, multiple legal sources have confirmed. He was 70. The Australian, who handled some of the most famous criminal cases in the (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Event: Four of Hong Kong’s fiercest drag queens to hit the catwalk at Project Dragway
Tighten your heel straps – Project Dragway is coming to Hong Kong, bringing four of its fiercest drag queens together for a night of non-stop fabulousness. It features the likes of Kween MochaDiva, Miss Mid Levels, Violette Blanche and XXXotica. (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
Police on the hunt for man who robbed and tried to rape woman near Hong Kong public housing (...)
Police on the hunt for man who robbed and tried to rape woman near Hong Kong public housing (...)
Police were on Monday still hunting for a middle-aged man two days after he grabbed a 20-year-old woman, robbed her and tried to rape her near a public housing estate in Kowloon Bay. Officers had stepped up patrols near the crime scene and were (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Cathay Pacific among Hong Kong airlines warning of possible travel delays after deadly earthquake strikes (...)
Cathay Pacific among Hong Kong airlines warning of possible travel delays after deadly earthquake strikes (...)
Three Hong Kong airlines have warned the city’s residents of potential delays travelling to Osaka after a deadly earthquake struck Japan on Monday during the height of rush hour. A nine-year-old girl was among three people killed in (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Man arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$620,000 worth of rhino horn
Man arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$620,000 worth of rhino horn
A man was arrested at Hong Kong airport on Sunday for trying to smuggle HK$620,000 (US$79,000) worth of rhino horn pieces into the city. The 3.1kg of suspected endangered rhino horn was discovered in the 21-year-old man’s checked (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress
Hong Kong celebrates Dragon Boat festival with rowing rituals, family and fancy dress
Revellers and rowers gathered at waterways across Hong Kong on Monday morning to soak in the fun and festivities of the Dragon Boat festival. Amid mild and slightly breezy weather, boat races took place at locations such as Sha Tin, Tuen Mun, (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Video: Hong Kong’s urban trees need care and management, but the city faces a tree surgeon (...)
By Johanna Chan, Iris Yeung and Howard Li Trees can be deadly if they are not managed properly. In 2014, a tree in Mid-Levels fell and killed a pregnant passerby. Accidents and fatal falls such as this one have brought the issue of tree (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
Man dies in Hong Kong after being hit by taxi thrown off the road in collision
Man dies in Hong Kong after being hit by taxi thrown off the road in collision
A 56-year-old man died after a taxi involved in a collision flew off the road and crushed him against a shop shutter during Monday’s early hours. A cabby was arrested on suspicion of causing the Yau Ma Tei accident, which also injured (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
The online platform helping Hong Kong’s helpers to give back to the community
The online platform helping Hong Kong’s helpers to give back to the community
People can contribute to society in many ways. Willing helpers may assist an NGO in delivering hot meals to the elderly and the homeless. Shutterbugs are able to put their skills to use helping charities with event photo shoots. Now, through a (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Hong Kong medical centres under fire after selling HPV cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil 9 when they couldn’t get (...)
Hong Kong medical centres under fire after selling HPV cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil 9 when they couldn’t get (...)
Hong Kong medical centres are facing accusations of irresponsible trade practices after they sold doses of the latest cervical cancer vaccine with no guarantee they could deliver the full three-shot course. The miscalculations have left (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
Chinese agent orchestrating HPV vaccine protest against US medical firm Merck in Hong Kong is profiting from (...)
Chinese agent orchestrating HPV vaccine protest against US medical firm Merck in Hong Kong is profiting from (...)
A mainland Chinese agent profiting from offering cervical cancer vaccinations is behind a recent high-profile effort urging a greater supply of an HPV vaccine in Hong Kong, a Post investigation has found. A protest on June 8 outside the Causeway (...)
South China Morning Post - 18 June 2018
China’s transgender people step forward from the shadows after years of discrimination
By Dan Martin and Kelly Wang Lan spent years trapped between two identities: the male gender assigned to her at birth and the woman she was inside — a living “torture” in a China not yet ready to fully embrace transgender people. The Shanghai (...)
HKFP - 18 June 2018
Manhunt following attempted rape in Kowloon Bay
Police are investigating an attempted rape in Kowloon Bay. They say a woman made a report saying a man had threatened her with a key and asked her to hand over her belongings at about 9 pm on Sunday. After she handed over her bank card and (...)
RTHK - 17 June 2018
High pressure, long hours and low pay: Why young journalists in Hong Kong are ditching the media (...)
In August 2014, i-Cable news sent intern Yoyo Chan to go undercover in order to expose how anti-Umbrella Movement protesters, led by pro-government figure Robert Chow, were in fact paid to turn up. After seeing recruitment messages on discussion (...)
HKFP - 17 June 2018
HKFP Venture: Abandoned dreams – Hong Kong’s derelict Sea Ranch luxury club house, now and then
In an accessible area of south-west Lantau Island lies a 200-unit 1970s luxury resort called Sea Ranch. The eerie residential development was once described by Time Out as feeling “like visiting Discovery Bay after a direct hit from a neutron (...)
HKFP - 17 June 2018
Govt wants response to new shoddy work accusation
The Highways Department on Sunday gave the MTR Corporation 48 hours to provide a written response to allegations of more shoddy work on the Shatin-Central Link. The allegations centre on alleged substandard excavation work at the future station (...)
RTHK - 17 June 2018



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