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Who is behind the protests in Hong Kong? Kalima Horra on Al Mayadeen
Tune in to George Galloway for Kalima Horra on Al Mayadeen TV, discussing the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong police move to limit access to press briefings draws fire
The force will stop recognising press accreditation issued by local media groups or journalist associations unless registered with Information Services Department.
Hong Kong urged to add European countries to Covid-19 high-risk list
Public health expert says Britain, France and Spain are facing a second virus wave and he believes crisis will become more severe in Europe as weather cools.
Hong Kong’s RTHK, Commercial Radio slapped with warnings from watchdog
Both RTHK and Commercial Radio were taken to task by the Communications Authority for what was deemed to be biased criticism of police.
Rehabilitation not only concern, judge rules in review of teen’s arson sentence
High Court chief judge finds teen’s original probation sentence was disproportionate to the severity of the arson charge.
Hongkongers were most angry during dine-in ban amid pandemic: survey
Survey was based on 400,000 posts on social media, more than 4.7 million online comments, and interactions among internet users between May 16 and September 6.
Law Society hits out at ‘unfair and unfounded’ attacks on judiciary
Judiciary has frequently come under fire from both sides of political divide for rulings on cases related to the anti-government protests.
Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses another appeal bid
High Court Chief Justice Jeremy Poon rules 55-year-old’s team presented ‘mere regurgitation’ of previously rejected arguments.
80% of Hong Kong workers want to work from home at least 1 day per week after epidemic
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many organizations have adopted work from home (WFH) practice for months. A recent survey conducted by Lingnan University (LU) in Hong Kong...
The Hong Kong police now get to decide who’s a member of the press
The police have grown increasingly hostile to media, frequently alleging for example that there are many "fake reporters" at protests.
China and Hong Kong issue new plastic import rules
Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported. Meanwhile, Hong Kong moved to incorporate up...
Hong Kong Disneyland set to reopen for a second time while California parks remain shuttered
Disney’s Hong Kong-based theme park will finally be permitted to reopen this Friday, two months after it was forced to shut down for a second time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Taxi association official on trial over accusations of bribery in 2016 Legco polls
The defendant is accused of paying the five people HK$1,000 each to vote for a tech executive running to represent the IT sector.
Justice officials lodge appeal over court’s decision to acquit trio of rioting
Department of Justice takes issue with judge’s finding that, essentially, people cannot be guilty of taking part in a riot if they are not present at the crime scene.
Hong Kong bakery falls victim to mooncake fakes on its 100th anniversary
Second time the Hang Heung Cake Shop, founded in 1920, is targeted by bootleggers within three years.
Hong Kong democrats face choice: Engage Beijing or give up seats
Following China’s delay of Hong Kong’s legislative elections, opposition lawmakers face a defining choice: Keep playing by Beijing’s rules? Or quit and join the radicals in the ...
Hong Kong Shares Slump As Banks Reel From Illicit Fund Movement Reports
Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, dragged by financials after reports said HSBC and Standard Chartered were among banks moving allegedly illicit funds over the past two decades a...
HSBC shares hit 25-year low on report of China 'unreliable list'
Shares in banking giant HSBC plunged to a 25-year low Monday on fears it could be added to a Chinese list of firms deemed a threat to national security and following news it had...
A Hong Kong teenager's death became a magnet for conspiracies, and exposed deep problems in how the city operates
The crowd recoiled as tear gas canisters rained down on them and riot police advanced up the street, carrying shields and batons.
Hong Kong developers rebuild cash hoard, eye bargains on market correction
Some of Hong Kong developers are building up their cash hoard by selling noncore assets, eyeing new opportunities and bargains amid the longest stretch of market correction sinc...
Hong Kong’s young mums want jobs, but opportunities few and far between
New survey shows that less than 25 per cent of city’s young mothers are working full or part-time. Government urged to help pay for child care so they can return to employment o...
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