Air Quality Health Index to record ‘serious’ pollution in parts of the city later on Thursday, with levels to ‘remain higher than normal until the advent of stronger wind next week’.
Proposal is one of 13 initiatives suggested by pro-establishment Federation of Public Housing Estates to boost housing supply for young people. Federation says that though housing is source of anti-government grievances, proposal has nothing to do with current political unrest.
Consumer Council cites studies done in Europe, noting that while they may not be directly applicable to local products, findings are helpful.
Hong Kong Consumer Council reveals price comparison tricks businesses use to get people to buy promotional goods, and urges Customs and Excise Department to take action after first raising issue five years ago.
Team from Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation at Polytechnic University spent 10 months on redesign project, but say there is more work to do.
Project provides screening and patented, award-winning lens technology for poor children. It is a boost for city’s poorer families, who could struggle with the high cost of specialised specs.
Former executive councillor will be third chairman with no health care experience – some say he soon learn about ‘operational loopholes’.
Housing group expresses doubt city leader’s plan to create artificial islands could be achieved amid ongoing protest crisis
The development of district-based primary health care in Hong Kong is ‘way too slow’ while the public sector is constantly stretched, a think tank says.
Hui Kin-man, of King Luen book shop, cannot stomach HK$30,000 monthly rent, after initially paying HK$750 in 1969.
Police source says younger woman, 55, jumped from building in Kwai Chung, falling on older woman, 74, who was on a platform on third floor.
Storm centred about 800km from city and Hong Kong skies record higher than normal levels of ozone and suspended particulate matters.
Team from Baptist University finds double spot fireworm Chloeia bimaculata, and Professor Qiu Jianwen says it should lead to more prudence when authorities make planning decisions.
Foreign ministry says Simon Cheng held over violation of public security management regulations.
Simon Cheng disappeared more than a week ago while returning from Shenzhen at the West Kowloon terminus of the cross-border railway, according to partner.
Two scholars at University of Science and Technology win grants, from Guangdong provincial authorities and a Guangzhou-based lab. Cash will back an oceans lab, and research into smart chips needed for 5G mobile data infrastructure.
Force posts on Facebook video clip trying to dissuade anti-government protesters from breaking the law outside Ma On Shan Police Station.
Police arrest one person for armed attack in Wan Chai which wounded five people on Sunday afternoon.
Time has not yet arrived to warrant troops to maintain order in city, Leung says, but even if they were deployed, it wouldn’t damage one country, two systems.
Authorities cite 18 demonstrations since June that ended in violence and injuries – but rallies on Friday and Sunday get the green light.
Residents say they have been asked to unlock their mobile phones when trying to cross the border, and officers have checked their private messages.
Demonstrators descend on departures area on Tuesday afternoon as airport tries to recover from crippling impact of Monday’s mass sit-in. Angry confrontations ensue between travellers and protesters blocking their path.
Director of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office leaves open possibility of commission to investigate recent unrest, but says demonstrations must ends first. Protesters tell reporters they have ‘no trust in the government’.
Accusation made by lawmaker Dennis Kwok as 3,000 members of city’s legal profession take part in second silent march to demonstrate discontent at prosecutions of those arrested in anti-government clashes with police.
Government workers call on their employer to meet protesters’ demands, one saying: ‘If we chose to stay silent, we will be betraying our duty’.
Solidarity comes as Chinese state media criticises violent acts by protesters and endorses police, while in Taipei, space for a Lennon Wall has been reserved.
Hong Kong garrison releases three-minute propaganda video that includes anti-riot drills and refers to Hong Kong as its commander comments on the city for the first time since protests against the extradition bill began in June.
Dozens of defendants granted bail and most subject to curfew from midnight to 6am. Nurse also among 44 charged with rioting following Sunday night’s city centre clashes.