Date
1 November 2014

Greater China

World

  • A nurse who has been ordered into quarantine by the state government in Maine is refusing to budge. When authorities threatened her with legal action, Kaci Hickox, 33, responded with her feet — she went cycling in...
  • A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking renewed debate about harassment endured by women and minority groups. The two-minute video shows actress Shoshana...
  • Military authorities in the West African country of Burkna Faso have announced a transitional government after seizing power amid violence triggered by an attempt by President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule. The army took...

Business

Real Insight

Hong Kong

  • Former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung dismissed rumors that the high-profile think tank led by former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa was a prelude to his campaign for chief executive, Ming Pao Daily reported Friday. “You...
  • At least 3,408 senior civil servants can look forward to a pay rise of three percent, or HK$2,700 to HK$3,100 a month, if the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service (SCCS) has...
  • Executive Council member Regina Ip is amazed by the extensive use of technology applications in the ongoing Occupy Central movement, saying the protesters appeared to have made comprehensive planning and preparations for the civil disobedience campaign,...

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