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MTR Corporation may seek injunction to keep Hong Kong protesters off railway property after protests at stations this week
2019-08-23T21:58:37+08:00
Hong Kong’s embattled railway operator is considering seeking an injunction to prevent anti-government protesters from besieging its subway stations as it acknowledged that the city’s... read more
Identification of Hong Kong riot officers using undisclosed codes on helmets is ‘unsatisfactory’, police watchdog says, calling for clarity and accountability
2019-08-23T21:59:49+08:00
Hong Kong’s police did not provide clear identification of its riot officers and more explanation is needed over the “unsatisfactory” handling of the matter, the head of a watchdog... read more
Thousands of Hong Kong accountants join protest march – despite pleas from employers and promise of free lunches
2019-08-23T20:38:24+08:00
Thousands of accountants joined a silent noontime march on Friday to protest against the now-abandoned extradition bill – despite warnings, pleas and offers of free lunch.Industry... read more
Woman who suffered severe eye injury during Hong Kong protest has not gone blind, hospital source says
2019-08-23T19:51:41+08:00
A young woman who suffered a severe eye injury during an anti-government protest outside a Hong Kong police station has not gone blind, according to a hospital source.Protesters have... read more
Hong Kong prosecutors lose final bid to go after activist cleared over sandwich thrown at former leader CY Leung
2019-08-23T20:07:11+08:00
Hong Kong's prosecutors lost their final bid on Friday to convict an activist of assault after he threw a sandwich at former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying.It took about 15 minutes... read more
China’s yuan currency slides to fresh 11-year low, sparking fears of capital flight from Asia
2019-08-23T20:00:08+08:00
The value of the Chinese yuan fell to a fresh 11-year low against the US dollar on Friday, fuelling worries that China has given up on achieving any progress to end the trade war with... read more
China’s yuan currency slides to fresh 11-year low, sparking fears of capital flight from Asia
2019-08-23T20:00:08+08:00
The value of the Chinese yuan fell to a fresh 11-year low against the US dollar on Friday, fuelling worries that China has given up on achieving any progress to end the trade war with... read more
In Pictures: Protesters form pro-democracy human chain across Hong Kong on 30th anniversary of Baltic Way
2019-08-23T20:22:05+08:00
Thousands of Hongkongers have formed a human chain in the hope of raising international awareness of the pro-democracy movement and anti-extradition law fight. The event also coincided... read more
Woman who suffered severe eye injury during Hong Kong protest has not gone blind, hospital source says
2019-08-23T19:51:41+08:00
A young woman who suffered a severe eye injury during an anti-government protest outside a Hong Kong police station has not gone blind, according to a hospital source.Protesters have... read more
Asian billionaires embark on UK spending spree as pound nosedives
2019-08-23T19:45:38+08:00
China and Hong Kong’s super-rich buy up everything from skyscrapers to private schoolsChina’s president, Xi Jinping, and David Cameron famously sealed their countries’ “golden... read more
University of Hong Kong medical school suspends classes in mainland China for rest of 2019 – no reason yet given
2019-08-23T19:16:21+08:00
Hong Kong’s top medical school has suspended this year’s classes in Shenzhen, saying it would review the situation at the end of the year.The announcement on Friday comes as medical... read more
University of Hong Kong medical school suspends classes in mainland China for rest of 2019 – no reason yet given
2019-08-23T19:16:21+08:00
Hong Kong’s top medical school has suspended this year’s classes in Shenzhen, saying it would review the situation at the end of the year.The announcement on Friday comes as medical... read more