5 December 2023
Hong Kong Chief Sec. John Lee resigns ahead of small-circle leadership election
1 year ago
Hong Kong protests: court upholds saleswoman's conviction for obstructing police, reduces jail sentence by quarter
1 year ago
HongKong leader CarrieLam said today she won't seek a 2nd term after 5 years marked by protests calling for her resignation, a security crackdown that quashed dissent & most recently a COVID19 wave that overwhelmed health system
Hong Kong police fine 3 pro-Ukraine protesters under Covid rules, following Zelensky's call for global demos
1 year ago
Three people were fined HK$5,000 (US$639) by Hong Kong police at a pro-Ukraine demonstration in Central on Thur. The protest followed Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky's calls for citizens worldwide to protest
1 year ago
7 suspects in Hong Kong cryptocurrency kidnapping arrested by mainland Chinese authorities
1 year ago
Hong Kong to scrap Covid flight bans from April 1; in-person classes to resume April 19 earliest
1 year ago
Police arrest 1 man over predawn knife attack at Hong Kong bakery, 2 others still at large
1 year ago
Hong Kong protests: judge jails 4 men for up to 6 months over stand-off at police station in 2019
Around 1,000 inmates at Hong Kong prisons contract Covid; two top democrats reportedly among infected
1 year ago
Hong Kong police investigating 2 suspected arson attacks on parked vehicles in New Territories
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist found guilty under colonial-era sedition law over speech, slogans
1 year ago
I was periously close to considering this good-faith criticism worth responding to, because the cultural cache and positive stereotypes attached to Eurasians in all these places are 100% attributable to the lasting trauma of European imperialism and the legacy of white supremacy
Zhenro Properties shares and dollar bonds plunge a record 81% in Hong Kong, with traders citing concern that the Chinese builder won't redeem a $200 million bond next month as planned
.@SecBlinken, speaking alongside Australian PM Morrison & Quad counterparts, says he does not believe confrontation with China in Indo-Pacific is inevitable but notes "China has been acting more repressively at home and more aggressively in the region & indeed potentially beyond"
In response, a Hong Kong gov't spokesperson said: "the freedoms of the press and speech must comply with the restrictions of the law for reasons including protection of national security
Hong Kong protests: former student leader detained ahead of sentencing for charges of resisting arrest, perverting justice
Hong Kong court rejects US lawyer's appeal over police assault, judge rules guidelines on force 'not relevant'
Deep concern expressed by the US and 20 other countries about the attacks on freedom of the press and suppression of independent local media in HongKong
Australian diplomats denied access to citizen detained in Hong Kong
1 year ago
Hong Kong extends lockdown on Tuen Mun estate into second night after 26 Covid-19 cases detected
8 arrested as Hong Kong customs seizes HK$4.3 million worth of smuggled diesel oil and trucks with suspected altered fuel tanks
Beijing's top man in Hong Kong hails return of lustre to 'Pearl of the Orient', warns residents to stay alert for 'hostile forces'
1 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
1 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