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Technicians arrested for tampering with escalator after accident at popular Mong Kok shopping mall

Technicians arrested for tampering...

March 27

HONG KONG — Two workers from an escalator contractor have been arrested following an incident at a Kowloon mall on Saturday (March 26) afternoon that left shoppers injured.

Unlucky seven: New Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam gets unfortunate nickname

Unlucky seven: New Hong Kong chief...

March 27

HONG KONG — Ms Carrie Lam received a harbinger of difficulties ahead when the announcement of her victory in Hong Kong’s leadership election Sunday received not only cheers and...

China is said to bar professor from leaving after visit

China is said to bar professor from...

March 27

BEIJING — A Chinese-born professor at an Australian university who has often criticized Beijing’s crackdown on political dissent has been barred from leaving China and is being...

HK’s new leader an intelligent ‘fighter’ with an ‘autocratic’ style

HK’s new leader an intelligent ...

March 27

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s first female Chief Executive Carrie Lam is a former student activist who climbed the rungs of the civil service over 36 years.

Carrie Lam is HK’s first female Chief Exec, but she faces a tough task ahead

Carrie Lam is HK’s first female Chief...

March 26

HONG KONG — Mrs Carrie Lam, a Hong Kong career civil servant backed by China, was picked as the city’s next Chief Executive by a Beijing-dominated committee on Sunday (March 26)...

Hong Kong on high alert as Chief Exec election looms

Hong Kong on high alert as Chief Exec...

March 25

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities will deploy close to 2,000 police officers in a show of force to quell possible unrest as the territory chooses its next Chief Executive...

Capital controls turn Chinese dream of overseas property into a nightmare

Capital controls turn Chinese dream...

March 25

HONG KONG — Middle-class mainlander Laura Zhang found the idea of owning a home overseas irresistible after being bombarded by commercials for an affordable project “near...

HK$11 million worth of crystal meth imported into New Zealand disguised as chicken stock

HK$11 million worth of crystal meth...

March 24

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in jail in New Zealand for importing crystal meth with an estimated street value of HK$10.9 million (S$1.96...

Hong Kong’s election day guide: Vote shaped by China's heavy hand

Hong Kong’s election day guide: Vote...

March 24

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's elite selects a new leader on Sunday (Mar 26) in a vote marked by leaks about China's behind-the-scenes efforts to control who runs the former British...