Issue: October 31, 2014   (Archive)
Friday, October 31, 2014   



Liberal Party 'still has Beijing's trust'
James Tien's removal from the CPPCC does not mean the Liberal Party is being marginalized, insists chairwoman Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee.

No regrets says defiant Tien
"Bad boy" James Tien Pei-chun resigned as Liberal Party leader hours after he was kicked out of China's top political advisory body for urging Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to consider resigning.

Zhu joins China's big givers
Former premier Zhu Rongji has become one of China's top philanthropists by giving away about HK$31 million last year.

Doctors split on benefits of street exercise
Disagreement over whether Occupy is good or bad for you divides doctors in the Hong Kong Medical Association.

Actor finds way to make 'A list'
Actor Nicholas Tse Ting-fung has reached another peak in his career - he has become the owner of a Hong Kong listed company.

Don't be a slave to reform, says finance figure
The chairwoman of the Financial Services Development Council, Laura Cha Shih May-lung, has spelled out her stand on pushing for election reform.

Wine festival location not to vendors' taste
Companies taking part in the Wine and Dine Festival, which opens today, say the location is not convenient and they fear this could also affect the number of visitors.

Judge rules out mercy for young rapists
Four 17-year-old youths who gang-raped a young mother in Tai Po after a drunken night together were each sentenced to nine years in prison.

Tour guide taken to court as fixer in sex business
Nine men, including the younger brother of EGL travel agency director Huen Kwok-chuen, went before Kowloon City Magistrates' Court yesterday to be charged with involvement in a syndicate that provided mainland prostitutes for Japanese tourists.

Lam to defense of chief over $50m UGL payout
Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has defended the chief executive over his receipt of HK$50 million from Australian firm UGL in relation to the sale of DTZ before he took up his current post in 2012.



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