After spending decades in Hong Kong with its warm waters, ferries and junk trips, the English coast’s cold weather, colder water and faded towns still stir this writer’s heart.
While their new life has not been a bed of roses almost all the BN(O) migrants say they intend to stay. Britain should make the most of them.
The members of the judiciary should be left alone to do their job, free from pressure of all kinds, whether it be from home or from overseas.
In Hong Kong, I faced typhoons that threatened to take my roof off. In England, storms equally strong have struck, but it is the rain and short, dark days of winter that are hard to endure.
The British PM is trying to circumvent a court finding that sending asylum seekers to Rwanda would have them face a real risk of persecution.
This year’s Remembrance Sunday carries even more meaning than usual as we witness fresh, harrowing evidence of the terrible toll of war.
The South China Morning Post has evolved with Hong Kong and mainland China since the publishing of its first edition in 1903. We look back at the newspaper’s history and the events that have defined it.
Annual festivals make living in Hong Kong fun, but for this Briton November 5 wasn’t the same without Guy Fawkes Night, when bonfires and fireworks mark the foiling of a bomb plot in 1605.
The event attracted controversy before it opened yet its mission of “unity in diversity” is one that we should all rally to and embrace.
Care must be taken to ensure the legislation does not undermine Hong Kong’s aspiration to be an energetic city with an international reputation.
Hong Kong’s wet markets were a spectacle, offering the freshest produce, some of it alive. While English village markets don’t compare, they’re still an important part of rural life.
A second court has ruled against restrictions preventing same-sex couples married overseas from sharing public housing. The policy must go.
The popularity of hiking in Hong Kong’s scenic hills soared during the pandemic. But with that came a surge in rescues and, sadly, in deaths.
After three years avoiding Covid-19 in Hong Kong and then not catching it in over a year back in the UK, Cliff Buddle began to believe he was immune. Now, reality has dawned.
The results were achieved against the odds and now there is a need for more support from the government, the private sector and the community.
After Hong Kong’s worst site accident 30 years ago, there were new laws and promises of lessons learned. But today there are still far too many deaths.
I got hooked on designer clothes in Hong Kong but in the UK countryside it’s all about practicality. Was all the effort and expense that had gone into those luxury-brand purchases worth it?
A survey has shown a growing lack of interest in politics. Yet engagement is needed if the city is to rebuild its reputation as being vibrant and open.
Illegal structures exposed by landslide during rainstorm at luxury Redhill Peninsula estate highlight the need for adequate deterrent.
His attempts at nurturing choi sum aside, Cliff Buddle is enjoying the wide variety of locally and home-grown fruit and vegetables on offer in ‘the garden of England’ after returning from Hong Kong.
Gay Games the perfect time for the city to change course and embrace policies that provide the LGBTQ community with dignity and respect.
The Observatory has often been under fire for either overstating or underestimating a typhoon’s impact. However, it is best to err on the side of caution.
The top court found that all mitigating factors can be considered in national security cases and that mainland laws could not be referred to.
Now back in Britain, history is all around me. Hong Kong has sacrificed many of its historic buildings for profit. It’s time that stopped.
The successful tournament has rightly been hailed as a game changer both for the code and women’s sport in general after decades of neglect.
The premature ending of the 12-day international event was triggered by Tropical Storm Khanun. But the gathering was already in trouble.
A year after swapping Hong Kong for the UK, Cliff Buddle wonders if he will wake up one day asking himself: ‘What have I done?’
Relatives of those who died have waited long enough to hear the full truth about what happened and may finally be able to find closure.
One year in the Weald of Kent is ‘so far, so good’. Even the weather has been bearable. Do I miss Hong Kong? Of course. But not as much as I thought I would.
The High Court ruled that the government’s application would achieve little, conflict with existing laws and affect innocent people.