Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Friday, September 19, 2014   




Wait ends as new iPhones hit stores
The iPhone mania reaches new heights today as Apple's new gadgets reach shelves.

A degree of worry for HK students
Some Hong Kong students in Scotland are worried whether their degrees will be recognized should the Scots vote for independence.

Bourse chief backs reform
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairman Chow Chung-kong says people should accept Beijing's reform proposal as it paves the way for a one-man, one-vote system.

Idea to open election listing will be floated
A potential candidate for the 2017 chief executive election may be limited to 300 backers from the 1,200 nominating committee members so a bigger slate can be set, according to sources.

Restrictions at Tamar irk student rally organizer
The Federation of Students says its plans to hold a rally at Tamar during the class boycott are being stymied by the government.

It's D-Day for Scotland
Today is the day Scotland decides on whether to go it alone or stick with the United Kingdom.

Lai defiant after ICAC grilling
Defiant media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying says his three hours with graftbusters yesterday has not dimmed his determination to fight for universal suffrage and to support "comrades."

Full speed ahead for seven links worth $110b
The seven new rail links will cost the government a staggering HK$110 billion, with the East Kowloon Line taking the lion's share at HK$27.5 billion.

Landfill plan retreat tactic fails
The majority of Tuen Mun district councillors remain opposed to the extension of a landfill despite an offer by the government to cut back on its size.

Tax break lifts Japan lure
Visitors to Japan can enjoy tax-free shopping for confectionary, cosmetics and health goods starting next month.



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