Dry replaces injured Davids in Blitzboks squad

Cape Town - Chris Dry has been promoted to the Springbok Sevens 12-man squad at the Hong Kong Sevens after Zain Davids was ruled...

May Fourth lectures set

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department will present the May Fourth Movement & Modern Chinese Drama Lecture Series to mark the centenary of the...

Mixed economic data leads to mixed close on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - Orders for non-defense capital goods not including aircraft, or core capital goods orders dropped 0.10%, clouding the outlook for...

Saudi Aramco had core earnings of $224 billion last year

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Aramco is almost trebling Apple's core earnings, it was revealed on Monday.The worlds biggest oil producer last year ratcheted...

Wall Street continues higher despite disappointing economic data

NEW YORK, New York - Weak economic data failed to suppress U.S. markets on Wednesday, as the rally of recent days extended.The Institute for...

U.S. testing of tens of thousands of sexual assault kits accelerating

WASHINGTON DC - The effort to address a backlog of sexual assault kits nationwide has led to tens of thousands of long-shelved kits being...

Netanyahu unaffected by fake social media campaign revelations

SAN JOSE, California - Twitter on Tuesday confirmed it had taken action after the release of a report by an Israeli watchdog which exposed...

World needs to energize nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

In a world defined by "competition over cooperation, and the acquisition of arms, prioritized over the pursuit of diplomacy", the threat of a nuclear...

Govt loses fight over ‘catch-all’ computer offence

Hong Kong's top court has dealt a blow to prosecutors as it ruled that a formal accusation they have been using to put people...

Hong Kong shares end morning with losses

Hong Kong stocks headed into the break on a negative note on Thursday as profit-takers moved in following a seven-day win streak, though confidence...

Two mothers lose bid to stay in HK with their kids

Two former foreign domestic helpers from the Philippines have lost their final bid to be able to stay in Hong Kong with their children...

Drug smuggler who jumped bail gets 37 years

A man who jumped bail during his drug trafficking trial in 2017 has been sentenced to 37 years and 4 months in jail by...

Blitzboks duo fired up for Hong Kong Sevens

Cape Town - There might be 1 200 World Rugby Sevens Series points and 65 tournaments worth of experience separating them, but the lure...

Cocaine worth HK$100m seized from Sha Tin flat

Customs officers have confiscated 91 kilogrammes of cocaine from a flat in Sha Tin – a haul authorities estimate to be worth more than...

Expert warns of more landslides this summer

The Geotechnical Engineering Office says it’s recorded 253 landslides last year - up 66 percent from 2017 - and warns that the rise is...

USA chase maiden Hong Kong Sevens win

Hong Kong - A surging United States are "confident" of taking home their maiden cup at this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens, with the unexpected...

UK govt, opposition to hold further crisis talks

The British government and the main opposition were to hold further crisis talks on Thursday after MPs voted in favour of a Brexit delay...

Man, 75, dead after being hit by taxi

A 75-year-old man has died after reportedly being hit by a taxi on the Island Eastern Corridor early on Thursday. Police said they had...

HK market down, mainland stocks up at open

Hong Kong stocks edged down in the first few minutes of business on Thursday as investors took a breather after a seven-day winning streak.The...

Ghosn condemns latest ‘outrageous’ arrest

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn was rearrested early on Thursday in Tokyo on fresh financial misconduct allegations, with the auto tycoon slamming his detention...

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