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HK judiciary must allay concerns about impartiality
The relationship between the three branches of power in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has generated heated debate within the community.
Sun Hung Kai Properties makes wholesale changes to West Kowloon project
The project, which is expected to be completed in phases by 2028, includes a 1.5km walkway, 38,000 sq ft of open space, a mall and two office towers.
Bars open to brisk business on Friday after two-month closure
Anti-pandemic measures, such as limiting two customers to a table in bars, have been put in place at the nightlife venues to ensure public health safety.
Australian judge resigns from Hong Kong’s top court, citing national security law
More Western judges could follow suit, hampering ability of Court of Final Appeal to attract top jurists from overseas, experts say.
‘Higher penalties for employers who didn’t use wage subsidies to help staff’
Nearly one-fourth of those who joined the Employment Support Scheme, a major Covid-19-related relief measure, have sacked staff or failed to use all the aid to pay their wages.
Hong Kong children have been sacrificing their future for nothing
We are all at fault for failing our young, but those who threw them at the barricades are the worst.
The reported IPO of TikTok’s Chinese rival is another coup for Hong Kong
Chinese short-video app Kuaishou is planning to debut in a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise $5 billion and give the startup an estimated valuation of $50 billi...
Hong Kong Court Sends Mixed Messages in LGBTQ Equality Cases
A Hong Kong court provided mixed messages about protection for LGBTQ rights in the Asian financial hub, ruling in favor of inheritance for a gay homeowner but refusing to recogn...
Dozens of Hong Kong people write postcards to fugitives arrested by China
Dozens of people in Hong Kong braved heavy rain on Friday evening to write postcards to 12 fugitives arrested by China at sea last month to offer comfort during the upcoming mid...
Hundreds of Hong Kong schools report student withdrawals
Some 97 per cent of schools surveyed report students withdrawing, with dozens saying more than 20 pupils had left.
Cathay Pacific, Prenetics to launch digital health passport to ease travel
Governments are negotiating lifting border restrictions and scrambling to resurrect moribund tourist industries and trade. Testing could boost confidence among travellers.
Hong Kong Is a Troubling Case Study in the Death of Democracy
A free press suppressed. A vote postponed. Dissent criminalized. China’s insidious reengineering of the region marches on, but not without a fight.
Hong Kong Urged to Boost Stimulus Using Fiscal War Chest
Hong Kong’s government is drawing fresh criticism from economists and business advocates who say a third round of virus relief stimulus doesn’t go far enough.
Education Bureau, ex-Hong Kong leader trade shots over handling of teacher misconduct
Flurry of Facebook posts from former chief executive attacking decision to not reveal names of convicted teachers prompts rare rebuttals from bureau.
Former U.S. Amb. to China Claims Hong Kong Protesters ‘Went Too Far,’ Denies China Carrying Out Genocide of Uyghurs
A former U.S. ambassador to China claimed on Wednesday that the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and the Hong Kong protests of 2019 “went too far,” while also denying that China i...
Top Glove looks to list in Hong Kong after 'supernormal' pandemic demand
Malaysia's Top Glove Corporation Bhd TPGC.KL said it planned to list in Hong Kong within six to nine months after "supernormal" demand for disposable gloves during the COVID-19 ...
Disney's 'Mulan' gets cold reception in boycott-leading Hong Kong
Walt Disney Co's live-action remake of "Mulan" opened on Thursday to a lacklustre reception in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy activists have been leading calls to boycott the mo...
Hong Kong Political Refugees Eye Taiwan, But Are Speedboats the Solution?
Hong Kong political activists reportedly fleeing toward Taiwan by speedboat have put Taiwanese aid agencies and organizations in a bind over how to offer support - both parties ...
Hong Kong formally demands US drop ‘Made-in-China’ labelling requirement
Commerce secretary Edward Yau says WTO settlement mechanisms could be next step, depending on response to letter sent to US trade representative.
China urged to flex long-arm jurisdiction to protect firms overseas
Prominent Chinese finance professor Liu Shuwei says Beijing should develop its powers of extraterritorial jurisdiction to protect Chinese firms operating overseas.
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