Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014   




Airlines ease gadget rules
Passengers on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flights will be allowed to use portable electronic devices including phones, e-readers, tablets and game consoles during takeoff and landing.

Li grilled on numbers
Barristers questioned top mainland man Li Fei on whether it would be possible for two or three candidates to run under a framework that requires 2017 chief executive hopefuls to be backed by more than half the 1,200-strong nominating committee.

Show of Passion ends in arrests
About 19 members of Civic Passion were arrested yesterday morning for illegally assembling outside the Grand Hyatt in Wan Chai, where National People's Congress Standing Committee deputy secretary-general Li Fei was staying.

All's fare in taxi race as app offers rebate
A price war is in the offing after a newcomer to Hong Kong's taxi-hailing app market says it will give every passenger a HK$20 rebate with more offers due.

Vigilance urged for iCloud users
Not every cloud has a silver lining, security experts have found.

FBI probes naked pics hack
The FBI and Apple are urgently investigating an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service that unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the internet.

Student chiefs on move for mass class boycotts
Massive class boycotts at universities involving thousands of students will be launched in mid-September, a student leader said.

Fighting words nudge public to make stand
The Democratic Party said yesterday it will join the Occupy Central movement and vote against the political reform proposal in Legco.

Don't stir it, dems urged
The pro-establishment camp is hoping pan-democrats will stop venting about reform.

Set aside differences for sake of suffrage, says Li
National People's Congress Standing Committee deputy secretary-general Li Fei has urged pan-democrats to set aside their differences with Beijing on political reform while insisting that the central government will not bow to Occupy Central.



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