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Rejected by Hong Kong, first asylum seekers who sheltered Edward Snowden are granted refugee status by Canada
2019-03-26T05:19:59+08:00
One of the asylum seekers who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong is on her way to a new life in Montreal, her lawyer said, making her the first of the “Snowden refugees” to find... read more
Hong Kong’s former No 2 Anson Chan urges Americans who do business in city to protest proposed change in fugitive transfer law
2019-03-26T02:28:00+08:00
The former No 2 official in Hong Kong on Monday urged all Americans who do business in the city to voice their concerns over the government’s proposal to allow the transfer of fugitives... read more
3-years prison and US$400k fine for ex-Hong Kong official Patrick Ho, guilty of bribery
2019-03-26T00:42:54+08:00
A court in the US has sentenced former top-Hong Kong official Patrick Ho to three years behind bars and a US$400,000 (HK$3.14 million) fine for bribery. In December, a New York court... read more
After tearful apology, ex-Hong Kong official Patrick Ho gets ‘truly merciful’ 3-year sentence in US bribery and money laundering case
2019-03-26T00:40:57+08:00
Disgraced former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping delivered a tearful apology on Monday in a US federal court in New York after he was sentenced to 36 months in jail and fined... read more
Aviation authority investigates why Cathay Pacific allowed pilot with measles to fly seven times in four days as Hong Kong tackles growing outbreak of the disease
2019-03-25T23:19:49+08:00
Hong Kong’s aviation authority is investigating why Cathay Pacific Airways allowed a pilot with measles to fly seven times in four days, while the city grapples with a growing outbreak... read more
The Expanding Start-up Ecosystem at Science Park – Incubation graduates and growing mentor pool celebrate milestones
2019-03-26T00:00:08+08:00
[Sponsored Article] A cohort of 80 start-ups celebrated a major milestone on their entrepreneurial journey – completing the incubation programme at the 2019 Incubation Graduation... read more
'Now I own my life': Saudi sisters who fled family granted asylum
2019-03-25T23:33:05+08:00
Pair, given asylum in undisclosed country, faced recriminations in kingdomTwo Saudi sisters who say they were beaten and treated like slaves by their brothers and father have been granted... read more
Aviation authority investigates why Cathay Pacific allowed pilot with measles to fly seven times in four days as Hong Kong tackles growing outbreak of the disease
2019-03-25T23:19:49+08:00
Hong Kong’s aviation authority is investigating why Cathay Pacific Airways allowed a pilot with measles to fly seven times in four days, while the city grapples with a growing outbreak... read more
Hong Kong policeman’s arrogance about hiking abilities cost fireman his life in rescue operation, inquest told
2019-03-25T22:30:07+08:00
The family of a fireman who died trying to rescue a police officer from a hillside in rural Hong Kong have told an inquest that the constable’s arrogance cost Yau Siu-man his life.Principal... read more
Cathay Pacific agrees deal to take over budget airline HK Express, sources say
2019-03-25T21:58:55+08:00
Cathay Pacific Airways has agreed a deal to acquire budget airline HK Express, according to sources familiar with the matter.Hong Kong’s biggest airline is poised to make a formal... read more
Hong Kong school student who is paralysed from the waist down sues city’s Transport Department because it won’t give her a disabled parking permit
2019-03-25T21:42:16+08:00
A secondary school student left paralysed from the waist down following a critical operation on her spine is suing Hong Kong’s transport and housing chiefs for discrimination, because... read more
In Pictures – Activists ‘flash mob’ Iranian concert to protest jailing of rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh
2019-03-25T21:34:35+08:00
A Hong Kong concert organised by the Iranian Consulate on Monday evening was met with protesters who decried the jailing of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. Around 20 activists... read more