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Canada suspends extradition with Hong Kong
Ottawa is protesting tough new national security law China is imposing on the former British colony
Five opposition figures get temporary court order to stop police accessing their phones
Court issues order following an emergency hearing requested by lawyers for Martin Lee and four other former Democratic Party lawmakers. Lawyers for five take issue with the wide...
Hong Kong libraries pull books by some localist and democracy activists for review
At least nine titles by Joshua Wong, Horace Chin and Tanya Chan are not available to the public. Bar Association chief and authors themselves call for authorities to justify the...
China accuses Canada of ‘grossly interfering’ over Hong Kong national security law
The Chinese embassy in Ottawa issued a statement in midst of outcry over the national security law. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that his country was ‘e...
Author slams West's 'colonial' mindset
The reaction of Western countries led by the United Kingdom and the United States against China's enactment of its National Security Law in the Hong Kong Special Administration ...
Tourism strategies post-Covid
Global tourism experts discuss industry response to lockdown and its economic repercussions in online forum hosted by Hong Kong Tourism Board. "Our central mission must be to gi...
Rolex, Piaget, Hermès and Cartier add meteorite rock to their watch dials – keeping time with the cosmos
Semi-precious stone dials are the trend in luxury watches – now thin slabs of meteorite make yet a more exclusive statement
France's ex-Prime Minister Edouard Philippe faces probe into Covid-19 response
Hours after Philippe's resignation, a court has launched an inquiry into the French government's handling of the coronavirus response.
Take A Flight To Nowhere In This Taiwan Airplane
Because of the international health crisis, going to the airport is becoming a sort of museum-like experience. One international airport in Taipei, Taiwan, is banking on that, o...
A photograph has just emerged of accused sex abuser Madam Ghislaine Maxwell sitting on a throne at Buckingham Palace with actor, Kevin Spacey
And at Chelsea Clinton‘s wedding, Bill Clinton was one of Epstein’s “clients” and and a professional innocent, with experience of 16 key witnesses against him who committed “sui...
China isn't just after Hong Kong's protesters. It wants the city's children
If similar 'national security education' activities on the mainland are anything to go by, China's Government now has the legal basis to begin patriotic classes for Hong Kong's ...
UK and Australian Citizenship to unhappy Hong Kongers it's a Win-Win for everybody
The latest announcements of UK and Australia that are happy to provide HongKongers with UK or Australian citizenship is wonderful solution. Hong Kong citizens that are not happy...
Hong Kong’s new home sales surge to 13-month high in June as developers price projects aggressively to attract buyers
New flat sales surge 92 per cent month on month to 2,136 units in June, government data shows. Transaction value increases for the fifth consecutive month to US$9.1 billion
As Bank of East Asia joins Hong Kong lenders in providing mortgages for Greater Bay Area homes, here is what you need to know about the loans
Bank of East Asia is among six Hong Kong lenders offering a cross-border mortgage loan service. Chinese capital controls, exchange rate risks among factors that Hong Kong buyers...
Hong Kong’s 3 million MPF pension fund members lose HK$7,752 each as coronavirus hits global markets
The compulsory retirement scheme lost 2.7 per cent, or HK$23.26 billion (US$3 billion), in the first half. Equity funds in Europe and Hong Kong led the losses as much of the glo...
Hongkonger who spent three months at airport finally enters city
The individual departed Canada on a Cathay Pacific flight heading to Vietnam, but his plans were disrupted when he tried to transit in Hong Kong. He tested negative for Covid-19...
Stay out of Hong Kong affairs, city warns US again after national security law sanctions bill clears Senate
Punitive US sanctions bill triggered by national security law is ‘totally unacceptable’, according to statement on Hong Kong government website. Legislation is on way to US Pres...
Australia sees ‘partial economic decoupling’ from China as Canberra weighs risks of over reliance after coronavirus disruptions
Parliamentary inquiry examined the vulnerability of supply chains, defence and foreign affairs after supply chains collapsed at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Experts a...
Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong amid national security law fears
Foreign Minister Champagne also said Ottawa would not permit the export of sensitive military items to the financial hub. The law has prompted a spike in inquiries from Hong Kon...
As Hong Kong autonomy bill moves to Donald Trump’s desk, analysts focus on his previous reluctance to use sanctions
Hong Kong Autonomy Act is awaiting US president’s signature, but analysts point to past disinclination to sanction China and Russia. Individuals and banks could face sanctioning...
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