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What rights do Hong Kong police have when it comes to entering premises? All you need to know following Sha Tin mall clashes

Contentious talking point has emerged after protesters claim riot police had no right to enter New Town Plaza following Sunday’s peaceful protest.

18 Jul 2019 - 11:42AM

Contentious talking point has emerged after protesters claim riot police had no right to enter New Town Plaza following Sunday’s peaceful protest.

What rights do Hong Kong police have when it comes to entering premises? All you need to know following Sha Tin mall clashes
Hong Kong protesters blame developer Sun Hung Kai for clashes with police in Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza

Protesters are planning to launch a campaign to boycott shopping malls owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties.

16 Jul 2019 - 11:00AM

Protesters are planning to launch a campaign to boycott shopping malls owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties.

Hong Kong protesters blame developer Sun Hung Kai  for clashes with police in Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza
iPhone users of Hong Kong will be able to use Apple Pay instead of Octopus cards with launch of iOS 13 software
Hong Kong sees record surge of voters since 2003 as 350,000 new people register after extradition bill protests

More than 350,000 people registered in latest voter campaign that began in May.

11 Jul 2019 - 11:30PM

More than 350,000 people registered in latest voter campaign that began in May.

Hong Kong sees record surge of voters since 2003 as 350,000 new people register after extradition bill protests
In the spotlight for once, the Executive Council – the de facto cabinet of Hong Kong’s chief executive – is taking flak for its advising of Carrie Lam in the extradition bill crisis

De facto cabinet meets most weeks with chief executive, who is bound by law to consult it on policy. Advisory body now faces calls for members to resign and criticism for going on a break at a critical time.

11 Jul 2019 - 10:25PM

De facto cabinet meets most weeks with chief executive, who is bound by law to consult it on policy. Advisory body now faces calls for members to resign and criticism for going on a break at a critical time.

In the spotlight for once, the Executive Council – the de facto cabinet of Hong Kong’s chief executive – is taking flak for its advising of Carrie Lam in the extradition bill crisis
‘Lennon Walls’ spring up across Hong Kong as more than 200 police in Tai Po remove messages featuring officers’ personal information

More than 200 officers visit Tai Po site to remove messages exposing personal details of police as colourful collages of Post-it notes that were a landmark feature of the 2014 Occupy protests return.

11 Jul 2019 - 11:29AM

More than 200 officers visit Tai Po site to remove messages exposing personal details of police as colourful collages of Post-it notes that were a landmark feature of the 2014 Occupy protests return.

‘Lennon Walls’ spring up across Hong Kong as more than 200 police in Tai Po remove messages featuring officers’ personal information
Hong Kong government to appeal against court ruling that strips indigenous New Territories villagers of traditional right to build home

Development Bureau to appeal against ruling of Court of First Instance that felt ‘ding’ rights should not be extended to, or exchanged with, government land.

9 Jul 2019 - 10:58PM

Development Bureau to appeal against ruling of Court of First Instance that felt ‘ding’ rights should not be extended to, or exchanged with, government land.

Hong Kong government to appeal against court ruling that strips indigenous New Territories villagers of traditional right to build home
Carrie Lam’s top ministers venture online for charm offensive on Hong Kong’s young people following extradition bill protests

Five ministers use blogs to champion government’s new leadership style in bid to appease mostly young demonstrators.

7 Jul 2019 - 10:58PM

Five ministers use blogs to champion government’s new leadership style in bid to appease mostly young demonstrators.

Carrie Lam’s top ministers venture online for charm offensive on Hong Kong’s young people following extradition bill protests
Rampaging protesters’ trail of destruction in Hong Kong’s legislature revealed, with doors and windows smashed, walls defaced and monitors wrecked

The shocking damage was fully revealed during a 1½-hour tour for journalists to survey the vandalism inside the building.

4 Jul 2019 - 12:09AM

The shocking damage was fully revealed during a 1½-hour tour for journalists to survey the vandalism inside the building.

Rampaging protesters’ trail of destruction in Hong Kong’s legislature revealed, with doors and windows smashed, walls defaced and monitors wrecked
Nine arrested for cybercrimes and death threats against Hong Kong Police Force after officers’ data leaked online

Hundreds of officers have personal data leaked online – some receiving threats that ‘‘all their family members would be killed’

4 Jul 2019 - 8:35AM

Hundreds of officers have personal data leaked online – some receiving threats that ‘‘all their family members would be killed’

Nine arrested for cybercrimes and death threats against Hong Kong Police Force after officers’ data leaked online
‘Negligent’ police strategy during Hong Kong protests sacrificed force morale and image, say frontline officers, while others praise restrained approach

Tolerant approach a ‘PR show’ after police accused of using excessive force against protesters during an earlier protest, senior officer says.

3 Jul 2019 - 2:40AM

Tolerant approach a ‘PR show’ after police accused of using excessive force against protesters during an earlier protest, senior officer says.

‘Negligent’ police strategy during Hong Kong protests sacrificed force morale and image, say frontline officers, while others praise restrained approach
Who’s who of Hongkongers awarded Grand Bauhinia prizes – as number of awardees hits 10-year high

Yu Kwok-chun and Albert Hung recognised for their community service in areas ranging from youth development to sports and culture.

1 Jul 2019 - 12:59PM

Yu Kwok-chun and Albert Hung recognised for their community service in areas ranging from youth development to sports and culture.

Who’s who of Hongkongers awarded Grand Bauhinia prizes – as number of awardees hits 10-year high
Independent inquiry into clashes during Hong Kong extradition bill protests would reveal whether ‘foreign forces’ involved, says pro-establishment figure backing statutory probe

James Tien, a pro-establishment figurehead, joins mounting calls for the government to hold an independent probe.

30 Jun 2019 - 10:54PM

James Tien, a pro-establishment figurehead, joins mounting calls for the government to hold an independent probe.

Independent inquiry into clashes during Hong Kong extradition bill protests would reveal whether ‘foreign forces’ involved, says pro-establishment figure backing statutory probe
Pollution in skies over Hong Kong hits seven-year high, despite government report saying emissions in decline

Concentration of harmful ozone gas, which is cause of the most ‘serious’ health risk air quality days in the city, highest in Pearl River Delta region since 2011.

28 Jun 2019 - 7:12AM

Concentration of harmful ozone gas, which is cause of the most ‘serious’ health risk air quality days in the city, highest in Pearl River Delta region since 2011.

Pollution in skies over Hong Kong hits seven-year high, despite government report saying emissions in decline
Hong Kong journalist groups rebuke protesters for harassing TVB cameraman at anti-extradition rally

Hong Kong Journalists Association criticises protesters for ‘serious infringement of press freedom’.

28 Jun 2019 - 2:14AM

Hong Kong Journalists Association criticises protesters for ‘serious infringement of press freedom’.

Hong Kong journalist groups rebuke protesters for harassing TVB cameraman at anti-extradition rally
Siege of Hong Kong police headquarters ends without clashes after 6-hour drama by extradition bill protesters

More than 1,000 protesters had surrounded the building in Wan Chai, sealing entrances, vandalising premises, and trapping police inside.

27 Jun 2019 - 12:32PM

More than 1,000 protesters had surrounded the building in Wan Chai, sealing entrances, vandalising premises, and trapping police inside.

Siege of Hong Kong police headquarters ends without clashes after 6-hour drama by extradition bill protesters
Up to 108 patients tested for hepatitis, HIV and cancer may be called back after system glitch at two Hong Kong public hospitals

Technical fault could have produced wrong readings in machines at Princess Margaret and Tuen Mun hospitals, involving blood serum procedures for hepatitis, HIV or cancer.

24 Jun 2019 - 1:58PM

Technical fault could have produced wrong readings in machines at Princess Margaret and Tuen Mun hospitals, involving blood serum procedures for hepatitis, HIV or cancer.

Up to 108 patients tested for hepatitis, HIV and cancer may be called back after system glitch at two Hong Kong public hospitals
Macau’s leadership race could be more interesting than usual, as favourite Ho Iat-seng faces three challengers

Beijing’s favoured candidate is seen as the clear favourite to run the former Portuguese colony. But a four-horse race promises some competition ahead of August’s election.

24 Jun 2019 - 10:22AM

Beijing’s favoured candidate is seen as the clear favourite to run the former Portuguese colony. But a four-horse race promises some competition ahead of August’s election.

Macau’s leadership race could be more interesting than usual, as favourite Ho Iat-seng faces three challengers
Top Hong Kong religious leaders criticise Chief Executive Carrie Lam over handling of extradition bill protests and call for inquiry

Cardinal John Tong and Rev Dr Eric So issues joint statement calling for fugitive bill to be scrapped and an investigation into police conduct.

20 Jun 2019 - 11:58AM

Cardinal John Tong and Rev Dr Eric So issues joint statement calling for fugitive bill to be scrapped and an investigation into police conduct.

Top Hong Kong religious leaders criticise Chief Executive Carrie Lam over handling of extradition bill protests and call for inquiry
Powerful rural body with elderly image targets under-50s in attempt to connect with youth in Hong Kong villages

Heung Yee Kuk looks to use ‘soft power’ in attempt to change reputation as club for elderly patriarchs, and plan involves creation of subcommittees of youth affairs, women’s affairs and under-50s mini-kuk.

19 Jun 2019 - 10:37AM

Heung Yee Kuk looks to use ‘soft power’ in attempt to change reputation as club for elderly patriarchs, and plan involves creation of subcommittees of youth affairs, women’s affairs and under-50s mini-kuk.

Powerful rural body with elderly image targets under-50s in attempt to connect with youth in Hong Kong villages
Five Hong Kong universities – led by University of Hong Kong – ranked among the world’s 100 best tertiary institutions

University of Hong Kong ranks 25th, followed by University of Science and Technology, Chinese University, CityU and PolyU.

19 Jun 2019 - 9:50PM

University of Hong Kong ranks 25th, followed by University of Science and Technology, Chinese University, CityU and PolyU.

Five Hong Kong universities – led by University of Hong Kong – ranked among the world’s 100 best tertiary institutions
Police roll back on categorisation of Hong Kong protests as a riot, with only those who threw bricks or used metal poles now likely to face most severe charges

Police commissioner Stephen Lo says only those who threw bricks and wielded metal poles against officers will face the most severe charges.

17 Jun 2019 - 11:45PM

Police commissioner Stephen Lo says only those who threw bricks and wielded metal poles against officers will face the most severe charges.

Police roll back on categorisation of Hong Kong protests as a riot, with only those who threw bricks or used metal poles now likely to face most severe charges
When suspending Hong Kong’s extradition bill versus withdrawing it has a different meaning politically and legally but the same outcome: death of the legislation

Administration has made it clear that there is no timetable to relaunch the suspended bill, source stresses.

17 Jun 2019 - 12:29AM

Administration has made it clear that there is no timetable to relaunch the suspended bill, source stresses.

When suspending Hong Kong’s extradition bill versus withdrawing it has a different meaning politically and legally but the same outcome: death of the legislation
Eleven arrests, double the tear gas fired during Occupy movement and 81 injured: police chief paints disturbing picture of Hong Kong extradition bill protests

Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo says 11 people arrested, double the tear gas fired in Occupy movement and 81 injured during Wednesday’s violent clashes.

14 Jun 2019 - 5:42PM

Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo says 11 people arrested, double the tear gas fired in Occupy movement and 81 injured during Wednesday’s violent clashes.

Eleven arrests, double the tear gas fired during Occupy movement and 81 injured: police chief paints disturbing picture of Hong Kong extradition bill protests
Renowned Chinese antique collector Kot See-for sues suspect in Hong Kong’s biggest gold bullion trading scam over missing Ming and Qing dynasty porcelain

Kot See-for, a renowned collector, accuses a suspect in Hong Kong’s biggest gold bullion scam of failing to return several prized pieces.

10 Jun 2019 - 10:46PM

Kot See-for, a renowned collector, accuses a suspect in Hong Kong’s biggest gold bullion scam of failing to return several prized pieces.

Renowned Chinese antique collector Kot See-for sues suspect in Hong Kong’s biggest gold bullion trading scam over missing Ming and Qing dynasty porcelain
Warning of more protests to come against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill

Organising group says it expects 300,000 people at Sunday’s demonstration, and asks marchers to turn up in white.

6 Jun 2019 - 11:23AM

Organising group says it expects 300,000 people at Sunday’s demonstration, and asks marchers to turn up in white.

Warning of more protests to come against Hong Kong government’s controversial extradition bill
Hong Kong trials for offences in mainland China will not work, top legal scholar Albert Chen says

Professor Albert Chen says a proposal to put those accused of breaking mainland laws on trial in Hong Kong could be in breach of the Basic Law.

4 Jun 2019 - 12:07PM

Professor Albert Chen says a proposal to put those accused of breaking mainland laws on trial in Hong Kong could be in breach of the Basic Law.

Hong Kong trials for offences in mainland China will not work, top legal scholar Albert Chen says
Hong Kong pro-independence activists question value of annual June 4 vigil to commemorate crackdown at Tiananmen Square

Activists tell forum it is better to learn from failure of students’ pro-democracy campaign than to remember it every year.

3 Jun 2019 - 4:29PM

Activists tell forum it is better to learn from failure of students’ pro-democracy campaign than to remember it every year.

Hong Kong pro-independence activists question value of annual June 4 vigil to commemorate crackdown at Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square dissident Feng Congde refused entry to Hong Kong ahead of June 4 commemorations

Former student leader had arrived from Tokyo for events marking 30th anniversary of crackdown.

2 Jun 2019 - 10:26PM

Former student leader had arrived from Tokyo for events marking 30th anniversary of crackdown.

Tiananmen Square dissident Feng Congde refused entry to Hong Kong ahead of June 4 commemorations
Incumbent head Kenneth Lau wins unopposed in elections for Hong Kong’s rural body the Heung Yee Kuk, with heated race for two deputy spots

Son of rural patriarch expresses confidence in appeal against court ruling on small-house policy.

1 Jun 2019 - 11:30PM

Son of rural patriarch expresses confidence in appeal against court ruling on small-house policy.

Incumbent head Kenneth Lau wins unopposed in elections for Hong Kong’s rural body the Heung Yee Kuk, with heated race for two deputy spots