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ICC reinstates minnows in Cricket World Cup


The International Cricket Council (ICC) in a U-turn on Tuesday decided to allow the minnows to play in the 2015 World Cup, and also leave the 2012 and 2014 World Twenty20 format as it has been since t

Hong Kong cabin crews get kung fu training

A Hong Kong airline is making all its cabin crew take kung fu lessons to help them to deal with drunk and unruly passengers.

Hong Kong Airlines said all staff had been invited to undergo training in

Hong Kong rushes to watch world's first 3D porn flick


Movie-goers flocked to see what is billed as the world's first 3D porn film as it opened to packed cinemas across Hong Kong on Thursday, with some screenings selling out completely.

Loosely based on

China milk activist 'force-fed on hunger strike'


A Chinese father who was jailed after campaigning for victims of a tainted milk scandal said he was force-fed China-made milk powder while on hunger strike, a report said on Thursday.

Zhao Lianhai, w

Radioactive dust found in Hong Kong

Radioactive dust believed to be from a crippled nuclear power plant in Japan has been detected nearly 3,000 kilometres away in Hong Kong, officials said on Wednesday.

World's highest hotel opens over 100 floors up

The world's highest hotel was open for business in Hong Kong on Wednesday with views over the city's iconic Victoria Harbor from a height of almost half a kilometre.

The Ritz-Carlton, which occupies

Asian markets fall on Japan mega-quake

Asian stock markets plunged on Friday following Japan's massive earthquake, with Tokyo ending down 1.72 per cent and Hong Kong down 1.55 per cent, although the yen stabilised after an initial fall.

India, China sweep book prize shortlist

Authors from India, China and Japan swept the shortlist for Asia’s top literary prize on Tuesday, with a debut novelist and Nobel Prize winner among those vying for the $30,000 award.

Fire-fighting helicopter ditches in Hong Kong reservoir

A government helicopter picking up water for a fire-fighting exercise ditched in a Hong Kong mountain-top reservoir Monday, the city's government said.

HK Facebook con bedded 70 women

A man accused of luring Hong Kong women into having sex with him using the Facebook website as well as offers of money that he never paid might have worked his scam on up to 70 people, a newspaper rep

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.