Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Sunday, November 29, 2015   

Outspoken Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin hit out at Beijing for banning her from entering the mainland, where she is supposed to represent Canada in the 2015 Miss World final in Sanya, Hainan.

King Kong's Taipei nightclub chat ends in gunfire
TVB show host and comedy-role actor Lee Hsin-chiao, 34 and popularly known as King Kong, has been allowed to leave a public prosecutor's office after a Taipei nightclub brawl when gunshots rang out.

Youngspiration rejects establishment link talk
Youngspiration is not an "establishment team B," newly elected district council member Kwong Po-yin said as she ruled out meeting an administration official for the time being.

Warmest year on record looks likely
Hong Kong is heading for a warmer than normal winter as the city is affected by the longest and strongest El Nino weather pattern in decades, the Hong Kong Observatory said.

Flu-jab push for health workers
Efforts to ensure public health-care workers get free flu jabs will be stepped up after just 13 percent of them got vaccinated so far this winter, far less than their counterparts overseas, said Undersecretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Shiu-chee.

Tabloid in bizarre rant at indy-minded
Global Times has published another bizarre commentary asking the SAR government to allow pro- independence advocates to give up their Chinese and Hong Kong permanent resident identities.

Sha Tin roast pigeon king winged by new fire laws
The Lung Wah Hotel restaurant in Sha Tin has been given permission to continue serving its famous roast pigeons for at least another seven months despite problems with its license renewal.

Court clears way for isle incinerator
The Court of Final Appeal has cleared the way for the construction of an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau after rejecting a challenge by a Cheung Chau resident.

Responsibility of parents key to law change
Hong Kong will do away with the concept of guardianship of children when couples divorce; instead it will require both parents to continue responsibilities for their offspring after they separate.

Porn peddler avoids jail for video racket

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