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New survey of Hong Kong protesters says 80 per cent support ‘one country, two systems’ and don’t want independence from China

Centrist party Third Way speaks to protesters who have been involved in civil unrest since June, and majority don’t want independence from China.

17 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM

Centrist party Third Way speaks to protesters who have been involved in civil unrest since June, and majority don’t want independence from China.

New survey of Hong Kong protesters says 80 per cent support ‘one country, two systems’ and don’t want independence from China
China coronavirus outbreak: five members of two families among 41 people infected in Wuhan

Father, son and cousin who lived in the same house and ran a stall at the seafood market at the centre of outbreak among those hit, authorities say.

16 Jan 2020 - 2:32PM

Father, son and cousin who lived in the same house and ran a stall at the seafood market at the centre of outbreak among those hit, authorities say.

China coronavirus outbreak: five members of two families among 41 people infected in Wuhan
U-turn on elderly travel among Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s HK$10 billion welfare package

Other measures include more statutory public holidays and housing subsidies for people lingering on waiting list for a government flat, as city chief attributes the series of apparent policy reversals to a ‘breakthrough’ in official thinking.

15 Jan 2020 - 10:42AM

Other measures include more statutory public holidays and housing subsidies for people lingering on waiting list for a government flat, as city chief attributes the series of apparent policy reversals to a ‘breakthrough’ in official thinking.

U-turn on elderly travel among Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s HK$10 billion welfare package
Hong Kong protests: High Court test for warrants that let police search phones

Photographer whose unlawful assembly charges were dropped in November applies for judicial review. Writ states the documents effectively allowed ‘any police officer to search and seize the entire digital contents of [his] mobile phone’.

14 Jan 2020 - 3:35AM

Photographer whose unlawful assembly charges were dropped in November applies for judicial review. Writ states the documents effectively allowed ‘any police officer to search and seize the entire digital contents of [his] mobile phone’.

Hong Kong protests: High Court test for warrants that let police search phones
Take ‘public interest’ into account on whether to bring cases to court, instead of just sufficient evidence, head of Hong Kong Bar Association says in speech

Philip Dykes, chairman of one of the city’s top legal bodies, makes remark at opening of legal year in City Hall, and refers to ongoing protest movement. But he stresses he is not trying to influence decisions of the justice secretary.

13 Jan 2020 - 8:07PM

Philip Dykes, chairman of one of the city’s top legal bodies, makes remark at opening of legal year in City Hall, and refers to ongoing protest movement. But he stresses he is not trying to influence decisions of the justice secretary.

Take ‘public interest’ into account on whether to bring cases to court, instead of just sufficient evidence, head of Hong Kong Bar Association says in speech
Hong Kong property tycoon calls for cut in quota of mainland Chinese settling in city to ease cross-border tensions

The idea was contained in a report put forward by Hong Kong property tycoon Adam Kwok to mainland cadres at the annual session of the Guangdong Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Guangzhou.

13 Jan 2020 - 3:24PM

The idea was contained in a report put forward by Hong Kong property tycoon Adam Kwok to mainland cadres at the annual session of the Guangdong Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Guangzhou.

Hong Kong property tycoon calls for cut in quota of mainland Chinese settling in city to ease cross-border tensions
Wuhan pneumonia: Hong Kong set to develop new test for mystery virus after obtaining genetic sequence from mainland China

A team of experts will also fly over to the mainland city to be briefed on the situation and learn about control measures.

15 Jan 2020 - 8:40PM

A team of experts will also fly over to the mainland city to be briefed on the situation and learn about control measures.

Wuhan pneumonia: Hong Kong set to develop new test for mystery virus after obtaining genetic sequence from mainland China
Beijing’s new envoy urges Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in first talks to step up efforts to quell protest unrest

Liaison office chief Luo Huining sets out four tasks for city leader to do more and do better in first official meeting since his appointment.

10 Jan 2020 - 11:20AM

Liaison office chief Luo Huining sets out four tasks for city leader to do more and do better in first official meeting since his appointment.

Beijing’s new envoy urges Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in first talks to step up efforts to quell protest unrest
Hong Kong police seized more than 3,700 mobile phones from protesters in space of five months and had devices broken into to read contents, security chief reveals

Security chief John Lee dismisses concerns about potential abuse of power, maintaining the cases all satisfied the courts for the issuing of search warrants.

9 Jan 2020 - 4:21AM

Security chief John Lee dismisses concerns about potential abuse of power, maintaining the cases all satisfied the courts for the issuing of search warrants.

Hong Kong police seized more than 3,700 mobile phones from protesters in space of five months and had devices broken into to read contents, security chief reveals
Hong Kong protesters have been receiving training from foreign forces, city’s security chief says, while also revealing more than 3,700 phones were seized and broken into

John Lee said no evidence linked recent seizures of weapons and bombs to overseas terrorist organisations, but suggested some protesters were not acting alone.

9 Jan 2020 - 3:16AM

John Lee said no evidence linked recent seizures of weapons and bombs to overseas terrorist organisations, but suggested some protesters were not acting alone.

Hong Kong protesters have been receiving training from foreign forces, city’s security chief says, while also revealing more than 3,700 phones were seized and broken into
Hong Kong schools urged to keep closer watch on computer systems after hacker attack on nine networks

Of the nine schools involved in the cyberattack, the leakage of data – mainly personal information of pupils and staff – was found at four.

7 Jan 2020 - 10:13PM

Of the nine schools involved in the cyberattack, the leakage of data – mainly personal information of pupils and staff – was found at four.

Hong Kong schools urged to keep closer watch on computer systems after hacker attack on nine networks
Hong Kong police accuse opposition lawmaker Claudia Mo of spreading ‘fake news’ on the force in interview she gave to British channel

Chief Superintendent Kwok Ka-chuen expresses ‘utmost disappointment’ over Mo’s comments on New Year’s Day, but Mo says she only cited what was being reported in the news.

7 Jan 2020 - 3:45AM

Chief Superintendent Kwok Ka-chuen expresses ‘utmost disappointment’ over Mo’s comments on New Year’s Day, but Mo says she only cited what was being reported in the news.

Hong Kong police accuse opposition lawmaker Claudia Mo of spreading ‘fake news’ on the force in interview she gave to British channel
Hong Kong Disneyland urged to allow site earmarked for phase two expansion to be used for transitional housing

Housing secretary Frank Chan said he hoped Hong Kong Disneyland would consider its social responsibility and allow residential use of the site.

7 Jan 2020 - 1:22AM

Housing secretary Frank Chan said he hoped Hong Kong Disneyland would consider its social responsibility and allow residential use of the site.

Hong Kong Disneyland urged to allow site earmarked for phase two expansion to be used for transitional housing
Bees sting group of about 10 on popular trail in Hong Kong’s Pat Sin Leng Country Park

Victims, whose wounds are not serious, say angry swarm emerged unexpectedly even though they had tried to avoid the insects.

5 Jan 2020 - 10:59PM

Victims, whose wounds are not serious, say angry swarm emerged unexpectedly even though they had tried to avoid the insects.

Bees sting group of about 10 on popular trail in Hong Kong’s Pat Sin Leng Country Park
Top Hong Kong officials condemn vandalism of High Court and personal attack on judge by anti-government protesters

Financial Secretary Paul Chan and Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng condemn the vandalism of the High Court and the personal attack on Madam Justice Anthea Pang.

6 Jan 2020 - 8:43AM

Financial Secretary Paul Chan and Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng condemn the vandalism of the High Court and the personal attack on Madam Justice Anthea Pang.

Top Hong Kong officials condemn vandalism of High Court and personal attack on judge by anti-government protesters
Villagers on Hong Kong’s remote Tung Ping Chau island set to finally get drinking water ... from the sea

Tung Ping Chau has just a few dozen residents still living on it, so Hong Kong’s water utility is unwilling to build a permanent pipeline. So the community has finally given a desalination facility the go ahead.

5 Jan 2020 - 10:22PM

Tung Ping Chau has just a few dozen residents still living on it, so Hong Kong’s water utility is unwilling to build a permanent pipeline. So the community has finally given a desalination facility the go ahead.

Villagers on Hong Kong’s remote Tung Ping Chau island set to finally get drinking water ... from the sea
Hong Kong teachers’ union is one inciting ‘white terror’ not us, says Education Bureau

Government hits back in spat over teachers caught up in anti-government protests and tells union it should cut ties with troublemakers.

3 Jan 2020 - 11:07AM

Government hits back in spat over teachers caught up in anti-government protests and tells union it should cut ties with troublemakers.

Hong Kong teachers’ union is one inciting ‘white terror’ not us, says Education Bureau
Polytechnic University campus, battered by Hong Kong anti-government protests, to reopen mid-January

Police laid siege to Polytechnic University’s Hung Hom site after violent clashes with demonstrators in November. Campus chiefs set a date for reopening, after ‘preliminary safety assessments of the buildings on campus’.

24 Dec 2019 - 1:11PM

Police laid siege to Polytechnic University’s Hung Hom site after violent clashes with demonstrators in November. Campus chiefs set a date for reopening, after ‘preliminary safety assessments of the buildings on campus’.

Polytechnic University campus, battered by Hong Kong anti-government protests, to reopen mid-January
Manhunt after masked robbers hit watch shop in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Three men smash shop window and steal HK$600,000 haul of watches. Robberies have become more common in recent months, with police resources stretched by ongoing civil unrest.

22 Dec 2019 - 11:58PM

Three men smash shop window and steal HK$600,000 haul of watches. Robberies have become more common in recent months, with police resources stretched by ongoing civil unrest.

Manhunt after masked robbers hit watch shop in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Hong Kong police station damaged by suspected petrol bomb attack on Sunday morning

Attack took place at Ngau Tau Kok Police Station in Kowloon Bay around 7.30am, while a wall nearby was also spray-painted ‘Dare not forget’.

22 Dec 2019 - 9:44PM

Attack took place at Ngau Tau Kok Police Station in Kowloon Bay around 7.30am, while a wall nearby was also spray-painted ‘Dare not forget’.

Hong Kong police station damaged by suspected petrol bomb attack on Sunday morning
Hong Kong exports to shrink 2 per cent in 2020, in second straight year of contraction, Trade Development Council forecasts

Hong Kong’s economic outlook will largely be plagued by uncertainties with the softening of global demand, as well as lingering US-China friction, economists warn.

19 Dec 2019 - 2:29AM

Hong Kong’s economic outlook will largely be plagued by uncertainties with the softening of global demand, as well as lingering US-China friction, economists warn.

Hong Kong exports to shrink 2 per cent in 2020, in second straight year of contraction, Trade Development Council forecasts
Hong Kong’s Star Ferry applies to increase fares, citing 20 per cent drop in passengers during anti-government protest crisis

Beloved ferry service seeks to raise adult fares to HK$3.20 on weekdays and HK$4.20 on weekends and public holidays.

16 Dec 2019 - 10:46PM

Beloved ferry service seeks to raise adult fares to HK$3.20 on weekdays and HK$4.20 on weekends and public holidays.

Hong Kong’s Star Ferry applies to increase fares, citing 20 per cent drop in passengers during anti-government protest crisis
Hong Kong financial chief pays private visit to man burned alive by anti-government protesters

Low-key visit by Paul Chan revealed by pro-Beijing legislator Elizabeth Quat on her Facebook page.

15 Dec 2019 - 7:10PM

Low-key visit by Paul Chan revealed by pro-Beijing legislator Elizabeth Quat on her Facebook page.

Hong Kong financial chief pays private visit to man burned alive by anti-government protesters
Number of Hong Kong school leavers applying for admission to local universities hits fresh low amid ongoing protests in city

Figures from Joint University Programme Admissions System show 41,238 applications were received for the 2020 school year, down from 44,054 a year ago.

13 Dec 2019 - 3:10PM

Figures from Joint University Programme Admissions System show 41,238 applications were received for the 2020 school year, down from 44,054 a year ago.

Number of Hong Kong school leavers applying for admission to local universities hits fresh low amid ongoing protests in city
Hong Kong protests: health care activists rally at Edinburgh Place to threaten government with strikes from new trade unions

Activists appeal to workers in the health care sector to join unions to sustain protests against the government sparked by the now-withdrawn extradition bill.

12 Dec 2019 - 5:33AM

Activists appeal to workers in the health care sector to join unions to sustain protests against the government sparked by the now-withdrawn extradition bill.

Hong Kong protests: health care activists rally at Edinburgh Place to threaten government with strikes from new trade unions
British-era paddock with links to Hong Kong’s first dairy in Pok Fu Lam faces survival threat from government’s public housing plan

Civil Engineering and Development Department says construction next to the heritage structure cannot be avoided but it will consider measures to protect it.

10 Dec 2019 - 8:32AM

Civil Engineering and Development Department says construction next to the heritage structure cannot be avoided but it will consider measures to protect it.

British-era paddock with links to Hong Kong’s first dairy in Pok Fu Lam faces survival threat from government’s public housing plan
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