Stories By Roland Lim
127 Aug 2014 Wed
Anticipation is building up over a programme connecting the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, known as the "through train". Despite some grumbling over quotas, traders predict the scheme will take off when it launches in October.
222 Aug 2014 Fri
Friday marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, and a national-level exhibition is being held in Hong Kong to commemorate his legacy at a time when the city is undergoing fierce debate on electoral reforms.
321 Aug 2014 Thu
Hong Kong lawmakers are holding out for hope that there is room to negotiate with Beijing on political reform in the territory. Around 50 legislators met with senior Beijing officials on the sidelines of a political forum in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Thursday (Aug 21).
419 Aug 2014 Tue
Jaycee, the son of Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing after testing positive for marijuana. He has been detained with his friend, Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung.
518 Aug 2014 Mon
The rights issue follows the bank’s recent acquisition of Hong Kong’s Wing Hang Bank in a deal worth about US$4.95 billion.
615 Aug 2014 Fri
Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong met with Beijing's top man in the city on Friday (Aug 15) in a bid to sway the central government over political reforms in the territory.
711 Aug 2014 Mon
A Nigerian man suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus in Hong Kong has tested negative. It is the second Ebola scare in Hong Kong in two weeks, and health experts stressed the need for vigilance.
806 Aug 2014 Wed
Hong Kong authorities have confirmed a local case of Japanese encephalitis in a 36-year-old man. The victim had developed a headache on July 28, and was admitted to hospital two days later, complaining of confused speech and seizures.
906 Aug 2014 Wed
A man from Hong Kong on Wednesday (Aug 6) confessed to killing his parents while he was on the verge of an emotional breakdown. He had allegedly dismembered their bodies and cooked some of the parts with the help of a friend.
1030 Jul 2014 Wed
Hong Kong police said they are preparing for the possible Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign next month. They also said they will carry out their duties in a politically neutral manner, after complaints of unnecessary force used to quell recent protests.