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Major Hong Kong anti-government rally and march get police permission

Event organised by the Civil Human Rights Front, which has been behind some of the biggest protests since the city’s political crisis began in June.

6 Dec 2019 - 11:47AM

Event organised by the Civil Human Rights Front, which has been behind some of the biggest protests since the city’s political crisis began in June.

Major Hong Kong anti-government rally and march get police permission
Vibrations felt as 1.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Hong Kong near Cheung Chau island

Hong Kong Observatory says an earthquake of magnitude 1.4 took place at 12.22pm near the outlying island of Cheung Chau.

5 Dec 2019 - 7:26PM

Hong Kong Observatory says an earthquake of magnitude 1.4 took place at 12.22pm near the outlying island of Cheung Chau.

Vibrations felt as 1.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Hong Kong near Cheung Chau island
Patient in Hong Kong hospital dies after medical tube wrongly inserted into his lung

The man, who had swallowing difficulties and desaturation, had been warded at Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital.

28 Nov 2019 - 6:18AM

The man, who had swallowing difficulties and desaturation, had been warded at Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital.

Patient in Hong Kong hospital dies after medical tube wrongly inserted into his lung
Hong Kong elections: pro-democracy camp wins 17 out of 18 districts while city leader says she will reflect on the result

Tsunami of disaffection washes over city as pro-Beijing camp left reeling by record turnout and overwhelming defeat

25 Nov 2019 - 5:47PM

Tsunami of disaffection washes over city as pro-Beijing camp left reeling by record turnout and overwhelming defeat

Hong Kong elections: pro-democracy camp wins 17 out of 18 districts while city leader says she will reflect on the result
The taxman’s late, but he hasn’t forgotten your bill – letters going out soon to Hong Kong taxpayers

More than 1 million will not have to pay salaries tax; others can expect to pay lower taxes this year.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:40PM

More than 1 million will not have to pay salaries tax; others can expect to pay lower taxes this year.

The taxman’s late, but he hasn’t forgotten your bill – letters going out soon to Hong Kong taxpayers
Simon Cheng: former British consulate worker detained in Shenzhen claims he was tortured by Chinese police

Simon Cheng says he was shackled, blindfolded, beaten during 15 days of detention.

22 Nov 2019 - 10:38AM

Simon Cheng says he was shackled, blindfolded, beaten during 15 days of detention.

Simon Cheng: former British consulate worker detained in Shenzhen claims he was tortured by Chinese police
Cold front likely to bring cooler weather to Hong Kong with lowest temperature of autumn so far expected on Tuesday

Observatory says a cold front is expected to form over central China and will move across the south China coast around Monday night.

18 Nov 2019 - 12:33AM

Observatory says a cold front is expected to form over central China and will move across the south China coast around Monday night.

Cold front likely to bring cooler weather to Hong Kong with lowest temperature of autumn so far expected on Tuesday
Hong Kong protests: violence and hatred ‘swallowing up’ city and pushing it to brink of worst recession since 1997 handover, finance chief Paul Chan warns

Financial Secretary Paul Chan says violence is ‘close to terrorism’ and endangering the lives of innocent citizens.

17 Nov 2019 - 9:32PM

Financial Secretary Paul Chan says violence is ‘close to terrorism’ and endangering the lives of innocent citizens.

Hong Kong protests: violence and hatred ‘swallowing up’ city and pushing it to brink of worst recession since 1997 handover, finance chief Paul Chan warns
Hong Kong government prohibits all dry goods – notably politically themed products – from Lunar New Year fairs in bid for public order

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department says dry goods will not be provided at citywide fairs, citing the need for public order amid protest crisis.

7 Nov 2019 - 10:36PM

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department says dry goods will not be provided at citywide fairs, citing the need for public order amid protest crisis.

Hong Kong government prohibits all dry goods – notably politically themed products – from Lunar New Year fairs in bid for public order
UK parliamentary report expresses concern over British judges’ continuing presence in Hong Kong’s top court

Such participation could lead the UK government to be seen as supporting system that ‘is undermining the rule of law’, it says.

7 Nov 2019 - 3:02AM

Such participation could lead the UK government to be seen as supporting system that ‘is undermining the rule of law’, it says.

UK parliamentary report expresses concern over British judges’ continuing presence in Hong Kong’s top court
Nearly 70 per cent of Hongkongers oppose postponing district council elections despite threat of protest violence, survey finds

Only about 17 per cent of participants said government should delay or reschedule elections planned for November 24.

6 Nov 2019 - 5:41AM

Only about 17 per cent of participants said government should delay or reschedule elections planned for November 24.

Nearly 70 per cent of Hongkongers oppose postponing district council elections despite threat of protest violence, survey finds
Hong Kong police walk out of their press conference after journalists stage silent protest accusing force of violence and lies

Six journalists from Stand News, RTHK, Ming Pao, AM730, Initium and Inmedia attend briefing wearing helmets with slogans that call on officers to ‘stop violence and stop telling lies’.

5 Nov 2019 - 2:46PM

Six journalists from Stand News, RTHK, Ming Pao, AM730, Initium and Inmedia attend briefing wearing helmets with slogans that call on officers to ‘stop violence and stop telling lies’.

Hong Kong police walk out of their press conference after journalists stage silent protest accusing force of violence and lies
British government urges Hong Kong protesters to ‘end the violence’ while calling for ‘proportionate’ police response in handling demonstrators

The London government’s stance was spelt out in its latest six-monthly parliamentary report on Hong Kong.

1 Nov 2019 - 12:17AM

The London government’s stance was spelt out in its latest six-monthly parliamentary report on Hong Kong.

British government urges Hong Kong protesters to ‘end the violence’ while calling for ‘proportionate’ police response in handling demonstrators
Hong Kong residents arrested after demands for answers over ‘mystery smell’ in Tuen Mun lead to clashes with police supporters

At least 60 people taken into custody as police make arrests in residential buildings, shopping centre and restaurant.

31 Oct 2019 - 11:02PM

At least 60 people taken into custody as police make arrests in residential buildings, shopping centre and restaurant.

Hong Kong residents arrested after demands for answers over ‘mystery smell’ in Tuen Mun lead to clashes with police supporters
Hong Kong police ask Facebook to remove ‘defamatory’ posts on officers’ handling of protesters, leading to accusations force is stifling free speech

Two written requests sent to social media giant to purge ‘defamatory’ posts about police handling of protesters. Critics accuse force of interfering with basic freedoms.

30 Oct 2019 - 4:08PM

Two written requests sent to social media giant to purge ‘defamatory’ posts about police handling of protesters. Critics accuse force of interfering with basic freedoms.

Hong Kong police ask Facebook to remove ‘defamatory’ posts on officers’ handling of protesters, leading to accusations force is stifling free speech
Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities hailed by city’s Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung, who says ‘their potential should not be overlooked’

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung makes comments in official blog week after police fired water cannon at mosque.

27 Oct 2019 - 10:33PM

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung makes comments in official blog week after police fired water cannon at mosque.

Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities hailed by city’s Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung, who says ‘their potential should not be overlooked’
Fresh Hong Kong graduates earn a lot less working in Greater Bay Area, study finds – but there are benefits to take into account, researchers say

While the average starting salary for graduates is about HK$14,800 in Hong Kong, similar jobs pay a little over a third of that across the border.

25 Oct 2019 - 9:38AM

While the average starting salary for graduates is about HK$14,800 in Hong Kong, similar jobs pay a little over a third of that across the border.

Fresh Hong Kong graduates earn a lot less working in Greater Bay Area, study finds – but there are benefits to take into account, researchers say
Months of Hong Kong protests started with a murder. Will suspected killer’s return to Taiwan end it?

Chief Executive Carrie Lam tried to have Chan Tong-kai sent back to Taiwan by introducing an extradition bill, but her plan instead gave rise to mass protests, violent clashes.

24 Oct 2019 - 10:14AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam tried to have Chan Tong-kai sent back to Taiwan by introducing an extradition bill, but her plan instead gave rise to mass protests, violent clashes.

Months of Hong Kong protests started with a murder. Will suspected killer’s return to Taiwan end it?
Hong Kong protests: chaos returns to streets of Yuen Long as riot police use tear gas to disperse crowd marking three-month anniversary of attack in railway station

Demonstrators occupy section of Castle Peak Road and set up makeshift barricades to block traffic in the evening.

22 Oct 2019 - 11:18AM

Demonstrators occupy section of Castle Peak Road and set up makeshift barricades to block traffic in the evening.

Hong Kong protests: chaos returns to streets of Yuen Long as riot police use tear gas to disperse crowd marking three-month anniversary of attack in railway station
Hong Kong protests: 59 Best Mart 360 shops vandalised in recent months, company reveals

Company says it is discussing the issue with insurer and will have to ‘bear the corresponding economic losses’ if it does not receive compensation.

17 Oct 2019 - 10:12AM

Company says it is discussing the issue with insurer and will have to ‘bear the corresponding economic losses’ if it does not receive compensation.

Hong Kong protests: 59 Best Mart 360 shops vandalised in recent months, company reveals
Pan-democrat gets approval of candidacy for Hong Kong district council elections, sparking accusation authorities are censoring leaders at random

Vincent Lam, whose candidacy was confirmed on Tuesday, says big pro-democracy names such as Joshua Wong were perhaps being targeted.

16 Oct 2019 - 10:58PM

Vincent Lam, whose candidacy was confirmed on Tuesday, says big pro-democracy names such as Joshua Wong were perhaps being targeted.

Pan-democrat gets approval of candidacy for Hong Kong district council elections, sparking accusation authorities are censoring leaders at random
How an abandoned village deep in a Hong Kong country park, inaccessible by road and poorly served by ferries, could be saved

Chek Keng village sits on lowland facing East Arm Bay and used to be surrounded by 1.5 million square feet of farmland before it fell to ruin. Now a rural body is proposing a revitalisation project they say will be ‘win-win’.

16 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM

Chek Keng village sits on lowland facing East Arm Bay and used to be surrounded by 1.5 million square feet of farmland before it fell to ruin. Now a rural body is proposing a revitalisation project they say will be ‘win-win’.

How an abandoned village deep in a Hong Kong country park, inaccessible by road and poorly served by ferries, could be saved
Hong Kong protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act

Rally was first to have secured police go-ahead after anti-mask law took effect on October 5.

16 Oct 2019 - 12:20AM

Rally was first to have secured police go-ahead after anti-mask law took effect on October 5.

Hong Kong protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act
Hong Kong man with learning disabilities arrested during protests was denied treatment for 15 hours by police, his lawyer says

Disabled man held by police for 15 hours without medical attention he asked for, according to lawyer Daniel Wong. Police say they followed guidelines for ‘mentally incapacitated persons’.

14 Oct 2019 - 10:58AM

Disabled man held by police for 15 hours without medical attention he asked for, according to lawyer Daniel Wong. Police say they followed guidelines for ‘mentally incapacitated persons’.

Hong Kong man with learning disabilities arrested during protests was denied treatment for 15 hours by police, his lawyer says
Hong Kong chief secretary appeals to opposition lawmakers to cooperate in boosting city’s economy and improving people’s livelihoods

Matthew Cheung urges opposition lawmakers to ensure the legislature can operate efficiently and sanction in time welfare projects awaiting approval.

13 Oct 2019 - 10:00PM

Matthew Cheung urges opposition lawmakers to ensure the legislature can operate efficiently and sanction in time welfare projects awaiting approval.

Hong Kong chief secretary appeals to opposition lawmakers to cooperate in boosting city’s economy and improving people’s livelihoods
Nearly a third of Hong Kong protesters arrested over past four months of unrest aged under 18, city’s No 2 official reveals, calling trend ‘heartbreaking’

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung also insists that the government is not trying to wipe out protests altogether with its controversial anti-mask law.

14 Oct 2019 - 11:53AM

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung also insists that the government is not trying to wipe out protests altogether with its controversial anti-mask law.

Nearly a third of Hong Kong protesters arrested over past four months of unrest aged under 18, city’s No 2 official reveals, calling trend ‘heartbreaking’
Hong Kong Community College lecturer replaced after anti-protester comments prompt heckling and tense stand-off in classroom

Chan Wai-keung surrounded and heckled by more than 100 students, but refuses to be silenced, saying ‘Everyone is entitled to his or her views.’

10 Oct 2019 - 8:36AM

Chan Wai-keung surrounded and heckled by more than 100 students, but refuses to be silenced, saying ‘Everyone is entitled to his or her views.’

Hong Kong Community College lecturer replaced after anti-protester comments prompt heckling and tense stand-off in classroom
Hong Kong corruption watchdog charges residents’ group volunteers for ‘lucky bags’ vote buying at 2018 by-elections

ICAC say the pair gave out the bags to other residents of Hoi Lai Estate in Sham Shui Po in exchange for votes for a particular candidate.

8 Oct 2019 - 10:10PM

ICAC say the pair gave out the bags to other residents of Hoi Lai Estate in Sham Shui Po in exchange for votes for a particular candidate.

Hong Kong corruption watchdog charges residents’ group volunteers for ‘lucky bags’ vote buying at 2018 by-elections
Fire at Hong Kong typhoon shelter destroys one boat, damages five others

Aldrich Bay typhoon shelter in Shau Kei Wan was also the site of a big fire in 2015, with the latest case underscoring safety issues in such areas.

8 Oct 2019 - 12:52AM

Aldrich Bay typhoon shelter in Shau Kei Wan was also the site of a big fire in 2015, with the latest case underscoring safety issues in such areas.

Fire at Hong Kong typhoon shelter destroys one boat, damages five others
Hong Kong shoppers clear shelves as panic grips a city struggling to cope with chaos of anti-government protests

Supermarket shelves empty, while shopping centres and MTR stations remain closed for second day.

7 Oct 2019 - 8:20AM

Supermarket shelves empty, while shopping centres and MTR stations remain closed for second day.

Hong Kong shoppers clear shelves as panic grips a city struggling to cope with chaos of anti-government protests