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Defiant Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sticking to her guns over refusal to withdraw extradition bill
2019-06-26T06:30:07+08:00
Hong Kong’s embattled leader is keeping a low profile to avoid fanning extradition bill protests ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka this weekend, but she is doubling down on her refusal... read more
UK suspends exports of tear gas and rubber bullets to Hong Kong after police and demonstrators clash at extradition bill protests
2019-06-26T01:34:05+08:00
Britain urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into clashes between police and protesters, and suspended export licences for crowd control equipment.“We... read more
UK halts sale of teargas to Hong Kong amid police brutality claims
2019-06-25T23:49:42+08:00
Jeremy Hunt calls for investigation into ‘violent scenes’ during protestsThe UK is suspending future sales of teargas and other crowd control equipment to Hong Kong until an independent... read more
Could Australia’s cash for plastic collection scheme be a model for Hong Kong?
2019-06-25T22:24:29+08:00
Leading drinks companies have proposed a bottle deposit scheme for Hong Kong which aims to help reduce drinks waste by up to 90 per cent by offering financial incentives to the public.Customers... read more
Could Australia’s cash for plastic collection scheme be a model for Hong Kong?
2019-06-25T22:24:29+08:00
Leading drinks companies have proposed a bottle deposit scheme for Hong Kong which aims to help reduce drinks waste by up to 90 per cent by offering financial incentives to the public.Customers... read more
Hong Kong protests hit other areas of city life as government hints at land supply delay, sparking fears of rise in house prices
2019-06-25T22:00:51+08:00
A plan for the Hong Kong government to partner with private developers to build on the city’s large tracts of farmland may be delayed, sparking fears of a short-term lack of land... read more
Hong Kong protests hit other areas of city life as government hints at land supply delay, sparking fears of rise in house prices
2019-06-25T22:00:51+08:00
A plan for the Hong Kong government to partner with private developers to build on the city’s large tracts of farmland may be delayed, sparking fears of a short-term lack of land... read more
Kowloon Park underground zone ‘should boost local brands’ say Hong Kong legislators
2019-06-25T21:38:19+08:00
A planned underground zone beneath a major Hong Kong park should set aside shops for local companies and be linked to a nearby arts hub, legislators said on Tuesday.During a Legislative... read more
Video: UK halts export licences for Hong Kong crowd control gear, urges investigation into police-protester clashes
2019-06-25T21:29:22+08:00
Britain urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into clashes between police and protesters, and suspended export licences for crowd control equipment. “We... read more
Anti-extradition bill protesters continue pressure tactics against Hong Kong government as calls mount for independent inquiry into June 12 violence
2019-06-25T21:06:11+08:00
Hong Kong’s election authority on Tuesday abruptly cancelled a public forum on the upcoming district council elections after it was learned that protesters planned to crash the event... read more
Hong Kong police urge Court of Appeal to relax warrant requirement for mobile phone searches in hearing that has implications for extradition bill protesters and criminal suspects
2019-06-25T20:53:02+08:00
Police lawyers have said requiring officers to obtain a warrant every time they wanted to access a suspect’s phone was “unworkable”, as the force’s chief sought to overturn... read more
Hong Kong Book Fair to put emphasis on local sci-fi authors such as Ni Kuang and Huang Yi
2019-06-25T20:24:23+08:00
Hong Kong’s annual book fair, one of the world’s largest, will return next month with a record number of exhibitors and a focus on science fiction.The seven-day event, which starts... read more