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  • IT subsidies for disabled open
    The Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment and the Central Fund for Personal Computers are open for applications until November 30, the Social Welfare Department has ann...
  • Working hours expo to open
    An exhibition on working hours will be held at Kornhill Plaza in Quarry Bay on October 25 and 26.   The event, organised by the Standard Working Hours Committee, will feature information...
  • Wounding case reclassified as murder
    Police have reclassified a North Point wounding case as murder after the death of a 45-year-old man.   At about 10.18pm on October 13, Police were called to Tsat Tsz Mui Road where a man...
  • Police warn against online protest call
    The Police today strongly condemned online messages inciting people to occupy the airport, which it stressed is illegal.   Police Public Relations Branch Chief Superintendent Steve Hui t...
  • FS attends APEC meeting
    Financial Secretary John Tsang attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Finance Ministers' Meeting in Beijing today.   The topics discussed included the current economic situation...


  • Giant pro-democracy banner hung on Lion Rock
    A group of hikers on Thursday hung a giant yellow banner on Lion Rock that stated: "I want true universal suffrage". It also had the logo of an umbrella which has become a symbol of the o...
  • Protests risk turning into civil disorder: Court
    The High Court said on Thursday that it issued three interim injunctions in past few days to bar pro-democracy demonstrators from occupying key roads in Mongkok and Admiralty because thei...
  • Hang Seng Index down 0.36% by break
    The Hang Seng Index ended the morning trading session on Thursday 83 points down at 23,320. Market turnover was HK$25.6 billion.
  • Police warn protesters not to block the airport
    Police have warned pro-democracy protesters participating in the ongoing civil disobedience movement not to block the airport. Police Chief Superintendent, Steve Hui, said someone was att...
  • China's manufacturing growth accelerates
    The mainland's manufacturing growth accelerated to a three-month high in October. Banking giant HSBC's preliminary purchasing managers index (PMI) came in at 50.4 this month - the stronge...

Hong Kong ReportHong Kong Report

China Daily (HK Edition)

  • Boost for commodities market
    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) will launch its first Asia commodities contracts from Dec 1.
  • It's a world of robots as labor costs mount
    Cornered by rocketing labor costs and severe labor shortages? Enterprises can take a leaf from small and medium-size manufacturers in Shenzhen which have increasingly turned to robots to ...
  • HK, mainland 'lagging behind' in digital marketing
    Marketers in Hong Kong and on the mainland are struggling with a lack of senior executive support and skill shortages in digital marketing, a research by Adobe Systems Inc and the CMO Cou...
  • Automation rules the roost in PRD
    Hong Kong enterprises operating in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) are increasingly resorting to automation to trim costs.
  • IN BRIEF (Page 7)
    Acting Secretary for Transport and Housing Yau Shing-mu said the government had no plans to introduce rent subsidies in a housing market where supply was still tight. If the government ha...

China Digital TimesChina Digital Times

  • Yan Lianke: Finding Light in China’s Darkness
    Writer Yan Lianke was just awarded the Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic. At the awards ceremony in Prague, he delivered a speech which has been translated and excerpted in
  • Photo: Light Man, by Ge Li
    Light Man © Samuel Wade for China Digital Times (CDT), 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to Post tags: Ge Li Download Tools to Circumvent the Great Firewall
  • Tiananmen Activist Chen Ziming Dies at 62
    Chen Ziming, one of the most influential activists in the 1989 Tiananmen Protests, died in Beijing of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, aged 62. From The Wall Street Journal’s
  • Zhou Xiaoping, Director of History
    Since nationalistic blogger Zhou Xiaoping’s “positive energy” won accolades from Xi Jinping at the Beijing Forum on Literature in Art last week,
  • Photo: Beijing Railway Station, by Steve Balla
    Beijing Railway Station © Sophie Beach for China Digital Times (CDT), 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to Post tags: Download Tools to Circumvent the Great...

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Asia TimesAsia Times

  • Rouhani's 'economic package' is empty
    The belief of Iran's Hassan Rouhani administration that the establishment of better relations with the US would serve as a panacea to the country's economic woes has effectively linked an...
  • Low hopes for Hong Kong talks
    Talks between student representatives and Hong Kong government officials are intended to end political stalemate, but are widely seen as unlikely to end the mass rallies, including in he ...
  • Ebola and security opportunities lost
    A fraction of the trillions of dollars spent in the past decade on military activities in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere could achieve far more for human security if properly directed t...
  • What could possibly go wrong?
    You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster - a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car - and then add, "What could possibly go wrong?" Su...
  • Britain's phantoms of the past in Palestine
    The overwhelming vote in Britain's parliament in favor of a Palestinian state underlines how the British public and political establishment have grown disenchanted with Israel's occupatio...

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Global ReportsGlobal Reports

  • Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunami
    A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
  • Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all over
    If North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
  • Chinese villagers demand release of detainees
    Protesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
  • Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia
    A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
  • Faces of the recession: homeless children
    The National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...

CNN - AsiaCNN - Asia

  • Uniting Hong Kong's refugees
    On a promenade that runs along Hong Kong's harbor, crowds of tourists jostle for their chance to photograph the city's spectacular skyline.
  • Helping the poor in Hong Kong
    William Yu is trying to improve the quality of life for thousands in Hong Kong living in sub-divided flats.
  • Kicking out prejudice
    By championing football for girls, Bhabani Munda is fighting prejudice in India.
  • Astonishing origami
    When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper.
  • China's outrageous hotel designs
    Proving once again that anything goes in China when it comes to design, the country's latest hotels are nothing short of incredible

BBC News - Asia-PacificBBC News - Asia-Pacific

  • Military heads admit Afghan mistakes
    Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.
  • Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'
    Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.
  • India's Modi visits Siachen glacier
    Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.
  • Eight dead in Quetta bus attack
    Eight people are killed after gunmen open fire on a bus carrying Shia Muslims in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.
  • China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw
    Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.

New York Times - Asia PacificNew York Times - Asia Pacific

Yahoo! News - AsiaYahoo! News - Asia

  • AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain
    LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that ...
  • Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but ...
  • AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea
    LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies d...
  • Freed Vietnam dissident heads to US
    Washington (AFP) - Vietnam has freed a leading dissident whose case was raised by US President Barack Obama, and he was due to arrive late Tuesday in the United States, an American offic...
  • Image of Asia: Honoring police dogs during Tihar
    In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a Nepalese police officer showers vermillion powder and flower petals on a police dog during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division i...
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