23 June 2024
2 year ago
Residents of a Kwai Chung public housing block hit by a major Covid outbreak are bracing themselves for overnight lockdowns and mandatory testing for the next three nights
Hong Kong activist Owen Chow has had his bail revoked and will be returned to custody on Thursday. Acting Chief Magistrate Peter Law ruled that Chow had breached bail terms by publishing speech that could be seen as endangering national security
Hong Kong plans to create a host of new national security crimes, its Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday, as she presided over the first session of a new legislature that excludes any political opposition
3 months jail for member of now-defunct Hong Kong activist group accused of elbowing police officer
The chief of staff of the China Armed Police Force in Xinjiang, Peng Jingtang, has been appointed commander of the PLA garrison in HongKong, according to official state press agency
2 year ago
Hong Kong has announced a two-week ban on incoming flights from eight countries and tightened coronavirus restrictions after detecting cases of the Omicron variant
Hong Kong's Covid-19 social distancing measures will be tightened over fears of a community outbreak, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced. Starting Friday, dining in at restaurants will be banned after 6 p.m. and designated premises, including gyms and beauty salons, will shut
Independent Hong Kong news outlet Citizen News to shut down on Tue, days after Stand News raid
2 year ago
What really sucks is that you get hacks yippering abt press freedom and western hypocrisy from the safety of a million dollar office while actual journalists are losing their jobs / getting arrested / leaving hk
5-year old Chinese online new outlet @hkcnews_com announced their closure on Tuesday. "In a crisis we must first ensure safety of everyone on our little boat
Growing cluster of Covid-19 infections tied to Cathay aircrew in Hong Kong restaurant; two Cathay aircrew fired as outbreak could delay mainland China border reopening
Pro-democracy singer and former director of the now-defunct Stand News Denise Ho is being released from police custody
Secretary Antony Blinken:Deeply concerned by the closure of Stand News and related arrests in Hong Kong. A confident government that is unafraid of the truth embraces a free press. We call on the Hong Kong authorities to stop targeting the independent media and release those unjustly detained
2 year ago
Hong Kong revokes quarantine exemptions for all HK airlines operating non-China passenger flights effective midnight Wednesday in crackdown - memo: SCMP
Hong Kong pro-democracy media outlet Stand News said it would shut down after police raided its office earlier and arrested senior staff on suspected "seditious publication" offences
More than 200 HongKong police officers were deployed to raid the offices of the non-profit online news outlet @StandNewsHK
Hong Kong police arrest man, 26, suspected of robbing convenience store by forcing staff at knifepoint to transfer money to e-wallet
Two more Hong Kong universities tear down Tiananmen Massacre monuments in early hours of Fri
HKU has removed a Tiananmen Massacre monument in the early hours of Thursday morning whilst students were on break. It cited safety issues, legal advice and referenced the Crimes Ordinance "under the Hong Kong colonial government
2 year ago
An exodus from HongKong and mainland China continues with Taiwan and the UK among the favorite destinations.
G7 foreign ministers issue statement reiterating their call on China to act in accordance with the Sino-British Joint Declaration and respect fundamental rights and freedoms in HongKong2 year ago
G7 foreign ministers issue statement reiterating their call on China to act in accordance with the Sino-British Joint Declaration and respect fundamental rights and freedoms in HongKong
Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand expressed "grave concern" on Monday over Hong Kong's new legislature election rules after a weekend poll that saw a record low voter turnout
More than 300 people trapped inside Hong Kong's World Trade Center after fire breaks out
At least eight people were injured in the fire, according to a government spokesperson
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai and 7 other Hong Kong democrats jailed over banned Tiananmen Massacre vigil
Hefty jail term for Hong Kong Telegram channel admin convicted of inciting riot, arson and violence during 2019 protests
Three @HKUniversity students facing national security charges were granted bail after the judge considered the prompt withdrawal of a student union council resolution expressing sympathy for a man who stabbed a police officer and then killed himself
2 year ago
WTA Head: "With the full support of the WTA Board of Directors, I am announcing the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong"
2 students convicted of arson, assault over petrol bomb attack on Hong Kong police station
Hong Kong expands travel bans for arrivals from several countries as Australia reports 5 cases of COVID19 omicron variant, delaying reopening of nation's borders for international students, skilled migrants