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Hong Kong campus protesters defy surrender warnings as over 1,000 arrested in 24 hours
2019-11-20T04:18:06+08:00
by Yan Zhao / Catherine Lai Dozens of exhausted pro-democracy protesters occupying a Hong Kong university defied warnings to surrender Tuesday on the third day of a stand-off with... read more
Workshop to help Hong Kong women save money by producing usable things
2019-11-20T10:00:19+08:00
At a workshop held at a resource centre for women workers in Kwun Tong, 13 women are listening attentively as an instructor explains how to knit a kitchen scrubbing pad using yarn.As... read more
Hong Kong mask law: Beijing claim on ‘unconstitutional’ ruling could spell end of ‘one country, two systems’, legal heavyweights warn
2019-11-20T10:00:23+08:00
Hong Kong’s legal scholars have warned Beijing’s latest statement suggesting the city’s courts cannot rule on constitutional matters could spell the end of “one country, two... read more
Far from ruining Hong Kong, America’s human rights and democracy bill could be used to cool things down
2019-11-20T09:43:56+08:00
The United States’ Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which was just passed by the Senate, is remarkable as much for its attempt to champion a city far across the Pacific as... read more
From Maserati importers to newspaper owners, companies warn of falling profits as economic impact of Hong Kong’s political crisis spreads to more sectors
2019-11-20T09:30:07+08:00
From property and aviation giant Swire Pacific to the owner of the Hong Kong Economic Times newspaper, companies are warning the months-long unrest that has gripped Hong Kong in its... read more
From Maserati importers to newspaper owners, companies warn of falling profits as economic impact of Hong Kong’s political crisis spreads to more sectors
2019-11-20T09:30:07+08:00
From property and aviation giant Swire Pacific to the owner of the Hong Kong Economic Times newspaper, companies are warning the months-long unrest that has gripped Hong Kong in its... read more
‘We will not stand idly by’: US Senate passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
2019-11-20T08:56:18+08:00
The US Senate has unanimously adopted legislation that aims to protect civil rights in Hong Kong and will punish those deemed responsible for suppressing freedoms in the semi-autonomous... read more
Hong Kong’s higher mortgage cap deters at least one developer from building micro-flats as buyers can now afford larger homes
2019-11-20T08:00:07+08:00
The boom in Hong Kong’s micro-apartments appears to be over, as the first easing in mortgage entitlements in a decade has helped buyers to afford larger homes, causing at least one... read more
Hong Kong protesters respond to online calls to ‘paralyse’ city by disrupting traffic and rail services
2019-11-20T08:07:15+08:00
Protesters have responded to online calls to “paralyse” Hong Kong by disrupting road traffic and rail services on Wednesday, with the police siege of a university campus in its... read more
My beloved Hong Kong has become a war zone and daily life is full of anxiety
2019-11-20T08:01:12+08:00
As another week of violence grips the city, normal life is on hold - people cannot work, schools are closed, roads are paralysed and children are terrifiedThe ongoing political crisis... read more
Hong Kong police drop ‘pride and care’ motto, now vow to serve with ‘honour, duty and loyalty’
2019-11-20T08:00:34+08:00
Hong Kong’s police force changed their motto from “We Serve with Pride and Care” to “Serving Hong Kong with Honour, Duty and Loyalty” on the day its new... read more
Hong Kong’s higher mortgage cap deters at least one developer from building micro-flats as buyers can now afford larger homes
2019-11-20T08:00:07+08:00
The boom in Hong Kong’s micro-apartments appears to be over, as the first easing in mortgage entitlements in a decade has helped buyers to afford larger homes, causing at least one... read more