Issue: October 20, 2014   (Archive)
Monday, October 20, 2014   

Top cop tells of stress in line
A high-ranking policewoman says frontline officers are facing what she calls "an unimaginable" level of pressure due to the Occupy Central protests.

Middle man vows fairness
Lingnan University president Leonard Cheng Kwok-hon, moderator for the student-government dialogue tomorrow, has pledged to be fair and impartial despite having been an adviser to Leung Chun-ying during the 2012 chief executive election campaign.

Property sales set to hit 7-year high
Developers kept rolling out new flats at the weekend to meet demand, as analysts tipped primary home registrations to hit a seven-year high this year.

New Ebola alert as warnings intensify
European foreign ministers meet today under pressure to lift their response to the Ebola epidemic after warnings it may become the "disaster of our generation."

Online 'agitator' arrested
A 23-year-old man arrested for allegedly going online to incite people to join illegal assemblies - a case that could test the boundaries of freedom of expression on the internet - is now free on bail.

Foreign countries backing Occupy: Leung
"External forces" from different countries around the world are influencing the pro-democracy movement that has gripped Hong Kong for more than three weeks, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said.

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.