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Judge: HK Occupy activists can be evicted

By Mon, Aug 13, 2012 12:53PM UTC Comments Off

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Occupy movement needs to find a new home. A judge on Monday granted a legal motion by HSBC to clear out anti-capitalist protesters from a public space below the bank’s headquarters in the southern Chinese financial center. The judge ruled that the activists must leave by 9 p.m. on...

HK: Men spend more time at work than women

By Thu, Nov 24, 2011 8:21PM UTC Comments Off HK: Men spend more time at work than women

In Hong Kong, it is well known that work-life balance can be tough. But when comparing men and women, it wasn’t very clear which one had the edge until a survey by Regus confirmed that it’s the men who tend to spend more hours at work and more likely to bring tasks home than women....

HK: New virus discovery prompts call for further cleanliness drive

By Wed, Nov 16, 2011 3:52PM UTC 1 Comment

It’s been almost 10 years since the SARS crisis put Hong Kong on its knees and redefined, sort of, how cleanliness should be practiced. But as SARS and its 299 victims become part of a painful chapter in the city’s history, and threat of SARS doesn’t appear imminent, everyone must continue to exercise proper hygiene...

HK pro-democracy parties lose ground in local vote

By Mon, Nov 07, 2011 3:18PM UTC 2 Comments

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-Beijing parties in Hong Kong trounced the opposition as voters in the Chinese territory expressed discontent with pro-democratic parties in local elections that may predict the outcome of more important polls next year. Results from Sunday’s poll were released early Monday for individual candidates, but the government did not immediately provide...

70 people injured in Hong Kong ferry mishap

By Fri, Oct 21, 2011 5:03PM UTC 1 Comment

HONG KONG (AP) — A high-speed catamaran ferry has slammed into a mooring pillar outside Hong Kong, injuring more than 70 people, including a 70-year-old woman who is in critical condition. The ferry was carrying 140 passengers Friday when it struck the pillar on the island of Cheung Chau as it departed for the heart...

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