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  • China still needs to be vigilant in Hong Kong

    China still needs to be vigilant in Hong Kong

    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region held the sixth-term chief executive's election on Sunday, with the central leadership taking all necessary measures to prevent external forces from interfering in the electoral process. 

    May 12, 2022
  • China’s choice

    China’s choice

    China will almost certainly tighten its grip over the protectorate of Hong Kong with Sunday’s election of John Lee, a staunch supporter of the government in Beijing, as the chief executive, indeed the key office in the island territory.

    May 10, 2022
  • 2 injured in Hong Kong construction site fire

    2 injured in Hong Kong construction site fire

    Twelve minutes after the fire started, it was escalated to a level three-alarm.

    April 28, 2022
  • Air India cancels flights to Hong Kong

    Air India cancels flights to Hong Kong

    Lam further said that the decision on the flight suspension was made because of a rapid change in the local COVID-19 situation.

    April 18, 2022
  • HK suspends import of poultry products from US over bird flu

    HK suspends import of poultry products from US over bird flu

    The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Hong Kong government's Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said the decision was made in view of a notification from the World Organization

    March 21, 2022
  • Fraud cases in Hong Kong up 24% in 2021

    Fraud cases in Hong Kong up 24% in 2021

    The police said that the number of online dating investment fraud cases also increased.

    February 15, 2022
  • A virtual tour of Hakka village, Hong Kong

    A virtual tour of Hakka village, Hong Kong

    The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has began the winter phase of its 2021/22 Great Outdoors Hong Kong campaign, which is in line with these rising trends and consumer preferences for Wellness and Outdoors.

    January 22, 2022
  • Religion in HK

    Religion in HK

    The Vatican regards Hong Kong as a single diocese so it has only one bishop. Without mentioning President Xi Jinping or issuing any instructions or orders, the mainland speakers explained how Xi’s policy of “Sinicization” aligned with long-term Vatican policies of inculturation, in effect adapting Christianity in traditional, nonChristian cultures

    January 2, 2022
  • Cry Freedom

    Cry Freedom

    “We are not targeting reporters. We are targeting national security offences,” said Steve Li, the head of the national security department. The Stand News office was raided, and three men and four women were arrested on suspicion of “conspiracy to publish seditious publications”. Wednesday’s assault on press freedom has had its echo in distant Germany and the rights office of the United Nations in Geneva

    December 31, 2021
  • ‘Patriots-only’ Polls

    ‘Patriots-only’ Polls

    After eight hours of voting, the turnout was more than ten percentage points below the previous Legislative Council elections held five years ago. After at least five years of turmoil, most particularly the Umbrella movement, candidates were screened by the government as “patriots” before being declared eligible to run.

    December 21, 2021
  • HK media mogul Jimmy Lai convicted for illegal assembly

    HK media mogul Jimmy Lai convicted for illegal assembly

    Lai and Chow were charged with unlawful incitement of others to participate in an unauthorized assembly without lawful authority or reasonable excuse.

    December 9, 2021
  • Pak bans travel from South Africa, Hong Kong after Omicron outbreak

    Pak bans travel from South Africa, Hong Kong after Omicron outbreak

    These countries, the NCOC added, had been placed in category C - which includes nations from where people face restrictions and can only travel to Pakistan under specific NCOC guidelines.

    November 28, 2021
  • Hong Kong activists hold anti-China protest in Taiwan

    Hong Kong activists hold anti-China protest in Taiwan

    The activists also protested against the National security law imposed in Hongkong last year and expressed fear that a similar fate could befall Taiwan

    October 3, 2021
  • Hong Kong’s tryst

    Hong Kong’s tryst

    The Election Committee has been expanded to 1500 members from 1200 and the number of direct voters for committee seats has been markedly reduced ~ from about 246,000 to less than 8,000

    September 23, 2021
  • Hong Kong begins first polls after shake-up of electoral system

    Hong Kong begins first polls after shake-up of electoral system

    The formation of the election committee on Sunday is the first poll to be held under the patriots' rule imposed by Beijing.

    September 19, 2021
  • Sandwiched between superpowers: Is Hong Kong just a pawn in US-China rivalry, Pana Janviroj reports in the final of a two-part series

    Sandwiched between superpowers: Is Hong Kong just a pawn in US-China rivalry, Pana Janviroj reports in the final of a two-part series

    They were speaking at a webinar on “The Future of Hong Kong & Division of China-US lenses” organized by Asia News Network, an alliance of 23 national media in 20 Asian countries.

    August 9, 2021
  • Unquiet North East

    Unquiet North East

    India is a Union of States, and armed conflict between any two states threatens the very idea of India as a nation. Historically, most invaders had taken advantage of differences between native rulers to conquer India. That said, modern Indian states are not sovereign bodies; under Article 3 of the Constitution, Parliament has the power to increase the area of any state, diminish the area of any state, alter the boundaries of any state and change the name of any state.

    August 6, 2021