Issue: April 23, 2014   (Archive)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014   



Environment chief denies bias over energy report
Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing has dismissed suggestions that a government- commissioned consultancy report on Hong Kong's energy future is biased.

Finance pros slam Beijing `meddling'
A group of local financial professionals yesterday said it had placed advertisements in certain newspapers to press Beijing leaders to stop what its members decry as interference in Hong Kong's affairs.

More border crossing funds sought
The government is once again seeking the Legislative Council's approval for additional funds to complete the construction of the Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point.

HK supporters cheer sacking
Devout local fans of the Red Devils cheered the sacking of David Moyes.

Man U kick out Moyes
English Premier League football club and global brand Manchester United sacked manager David Moyes yesterday after a disastrous 10-month spell.

Korean star gets big welcome
South Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun, best known for his role in You Who Came From the Stars, was welcomed by more than 100 fans as he arrived at Hong Kong International Airport at 11.30pm yesterday.

Cross-border students used as smugglers
Cross-border students are being used as couriers to smuggle electronic items.

Tech firms learn to eat green in park campaign
More than 440 tech companies with over 10,000 employees are being urged to eat green and cut food waste.

The book that gives everyman a pedestal
We all know those annual features in magazines listing 100 top people, like the world's most powerful women or Asia's richest tycoons. Now there is a book covering a very different selection - 100 people who will probably never be rich, famous or influential.

Painter in the frame for art fraud
A Chinese painter has fled and two Spanish brothers are fighting extradition to the United States over one of the world's biggest art frauds.



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