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Survey reveals widening rift between generations of Hongkongers over anti-government protests

Three in 10 Hong Kong youths have quarrelled with their parents over protests and other “current affairs” in the past six months, a survey has found.

9 Dec 2019 - 11:43PM

Three in 10 Hong Kong youths have quarrelled with their parents over protests and other “current affairs” in the past six months, a survey has found.

Survey reveals widening rift between generations of Hongkongers over anti-government protests
Hong Kong protests: only a few dozen people show up at lunchtime demonstrations as citywide strike turns out to be non-event

Only a few dozen protesters show up at lunchtime rallies in Sha Tin, Cheung Sha Wan, and Tuen Mun.

9 Dec 2019 - 10:00PM

Only a few dozen protesters show up at lunchtime rallies in Sha Tin, Cheung Sha Wan, and Tuen Mun.

Hong Kong protests: only a few dozen people show up at lunchtime demonstrations as citywide strike turns out to be non-event
Hong Kong’s homeless, disabled and elderly – and the NGOs that help them – hit hard by protest crisis

Survey released last week found that 80 per cent of the 103 local charities interviewed had recorded a loss since June.

8 Dec 2019 - 9:18PM

Survey released last week found that 80 per cent of the 103 local charities interviewed had recorded a loss since June.

Hong Kong’s homeless, disabled and elderly – and the NGOs that help them – hit hard by protest crisis
Out in 90 seconds: female urinals will halve peeing time for women, says Hong Kong Toilet Association

The Hong Kong Toilet Association says urinals, rather than new cubicles, are the answer to cutting the perennially long queues outside women’s loos.

6 Dec 2019 - 12:09PM

The Hong Kong Toilet Association says urinals, rather than new cubicles, are the answer to cutting the perennially long queues outside women’s loos.

Out in 90 seconds: female urinals will halve peeing time for women, says Hong Kong Toilet Association
Hong Kong watchdog says breaches of covert surveillance rules by police and government down to bungling rather than criminality

Lawmaker slams ‘cavalier’ approach to rule of law by officers, some of whom continued to listen in to protected conversations on wiretaps.

4 Dec 2019 - 12:40AM

Lawmaker slams ‘cavalier’ approach to rule of law by officers, some of whom continued to listen in to protected conversations on wiretaps.

Hong Kong watchdog says breaches of covert surveillance rules by police and government down to bungling rather than criminality
Breaches in Hong Kong police surveillance operations ‘shocking’, says lawmaker James To, warning trust in force is already at rock bottom

James To says surveillance watchdog’s findings show people’s privacy and human rights are being infringed upon.

3 Dec 2019 - 7:00AM

James To says surveillance watchdog’s findings show people’s privacy and human rights are being infringed upon.

Breaches in Hong Kong police surveillance operations ‘shocking’, says lawmaker James To, warning trust in force is already at rock bottom
From war zone to ‘prison’: voices from Polytechnic University siege, site of some of the worst violence amid Hong Kong’s protest crisis

Radicals and volunteers give their account of being part of the fierce clashes.

2 Dec 2019 - 4:25PM

Radicals and volunteers give their account of being part of the fierce clashes.

From war zone to ‘prison’: voices from Polytechnic University siege, site of some of the worst violence amid Hong Kong’s protest crisis
Hong Kong’s Cross-Harbour Tunnel to reopen after two-week closure from protest chaos, while police team poised to enter wrecked PolyU nearby

Government says vital link between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island can be used again from 5am on Wednesday, with normal charges applying.

26 Nov 2019 - 11:44PM

Government says vital link between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island can be used again from 5am on Wednesday, with normal charges applying.

Hong Kong’s Cross-Harbour Tunnel to reopen after two-week closure from protest chaos, while police team poised to enter wrecked PolyU nearby
Hong Kong elections: DAB leader Starry Lee offers to quit over landslide defeat and then calls on government to reflect on its work

Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong fielded 181 candidates but won just 21 seats in its biggest ever hammering.

25 Nov 2019 - 7:26PM

Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong fielded 181 candidates but won just 21 seats in its biggest ever hammering.

Hong Kong elections: DAB leader Starry Lee offers to quit over landslide defeat and then calls on government to reflect on its work
Hong Kong man, 43, arrested over photos of elite ‘Flying Tigers’ police squad in action near PolyU clash

He is also accused of uploading the images on social media.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:12PM

He is also accused of uploading the images on social media.

Hong Kong man, 43, arrested over photos of elite ‘Flying Tigers’ police squad in action near PolyU clash
Hong Kong protests: police chief says no deadline for resolving Polytechnic University crisis

In first public comments on Polytechnic University stand-off, new police commissioner Chris Tang sets out exemptions for immediate arrest, calls for peaceful conclusion.

22 Nov 2019 - 11:40PM

In first public comments on Polytechnic University stand-off, new police commissioner Chris Tang sets out exemptions for immediate arrest, calls for peaceful conclusion.

Hong Kong protests: police chief says no deadline for resolving Polytechnic University crisis
Hong Kong protests: residents turn out in force to clear roads near university campuses after five days of traffic mayhem

Heeding online calls from some pro-establishment figures, hundreds of people dismantle barricades built with metal railings, bricks and other obstacles.

17 Nov 2019 - 2:16AM

Heeding online calls from some pro-establishment figures, hundreds of people dismantle barricades built with metal railings, bricks and other obstacles.

Hong Kong protests: residents turn out in force to clear roads near university campuses after five days of traffic mayhem
Hong Kong protests: tension returns to city after peaceful Saturday with stand-off in Hung Hom

After five straight days of traffic disruption and chaos, city had enjoyed a relatively calm Saturday but familiar scenes return by night.

17 Nov 2019 - 1:24AM

After five straight days of traffic disruption and chaos, city had enjoyed a relatively calm Saturday but familiar scenes return by night.

Hong Kong protests: tension returns to city after peaceful Saturday with stand-off in Hung Hom
Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide.

13 Nov 2019 - 1:21AM

Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide.

Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence
Hong Kong police officer who shot protester receives death threats against children after personal details released online, force says

Station sergeant opened fire on a college student, 21, near Sai Wan Ho MTR station, where anti-government protesters had blocked roads.

12 Nov 2019 - 12:19AM

Station sergeant opened fire on a college student, 21, near Sai Wan Ho MTR station, where anti-government protesters had blocked roads.

Hong Kong police officer who shot protester receives death threats against children after personal details released online, force says
Transport disruptions continue across Hong Kong as protesters flood streets after student wounded by police live round

By evening, 18 MTR stations were closed with more closures coming and other transport services suspended or delayed – as protesters vow to fight on.

11 Nov 2019 - 7:05PM

By evening, 18 MTR stations were closed with more closures coming and other transport services suspended or delayed – as protesters vow to fight on.

Transport disruptions continue across Hong Kong as protesters flood streets after student wounded by police live round
‘We are here, we are queer, we will never disappear’: Hong Kong’s LGBT migrants hold pride rally to push for better wages, rights and respect

About 200 activists, predominantly Filipino domestic helpers, from 14 LGBT and migrant rights’ groups gather call for better wages, rights and respect.

11 Nov 2019 - 1:49PM

About 200 activists, predominantly Filipino domestic helpers, from 14 LGBT and migrant rights’ groups gather call for better wages, rights and respect.

‘We are here, we are queer, we will never disappear’: Hong Kong’s LGBT migrants hold pride rally to push for better wages, rights and respect
Hong Kong NGO shows care homes how they can stop the misery of restraining elderly to beds, wheelchairs and even toilets

Understaffing and lack of resources prompts some care homes to tie down elderly residents – often left alone and miserable.

11 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM

Understaffing and lack of resources prompts some care homes to tie down elderly residents – often left alone and miserable.

Hong Kong NGO shows care homes how they can stop the misery of restraining elderly to beds, wheelchairs and even toilets
Hong Kong teenager has abortion following allegations she was gang-raped in police station, but force says investigation shows inconsistencies

Police say investigation does not match with girl’s description of the station and room ‘not matching reality’

10 Nov 2019 - 1:29AM

Police say investigation does not match with girl’s description of the station and room ‘not matching reality’

Hong Kong teenager has abortion following allegations she was gang-raped in police station, but force says investigation shows inconsistencies
As Hong Kong protests rage on, barristers hit back at Beijing’s comments on the city’s judiciary and its responsibilities

Vice-Premier Han Zheng said ending months of violence was the ‘common responsibility of the city’s executive, legislative and judicial bodies’. But the Bar Association says exhorting judges to help the government could be seen as a threat to their independence.

9 Nov 2019 - 11:21PM

Vice-Premier Han Zheng said ending months of violence was the ‘common responsibility of the city’s executive, legislative and judicial bodies’. But the Bar Association says exhorting judges to help the government could be seen as a threat to their independence.

As Hong Kong protests rage on, barristers hit back at Beijing’s comments on the city’s judiciary and its responsibilities
Water cannons deployed in Tsim Sha Tsui as Hong Kong protesters wearing ‘V for Vendetta’ masks test new ‘flash mob’ tactic of assembling at short notice

Radicals wearing Guy Fawkes masks to mark one-month anniversary of government ban on face coverings smash up shops and block roads.

6 Nov 2019 - 7:17AM

Radicals wearing Guy Fawkes masks to mark one-month anniversary of government ban on face coverings smash up shops and block roads.

Water cannons deployed in Tsim Sha Tsui as Hong Kong protesters wearing ‘V for Vendetta’ masks test new ‘flash mob’ tactic of assembling at short notice
Why Hong Kong’s public washrooms have been dubbed ‘reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria’

Scholars warn of ‘recontamination risks’ for those using public toilets, with 87 per cent of Staphylococcus species in samples resistant to at least one first-line antibiotic such as penicillin.

5 Nov 2019 - 10:59PM

Scholars warn of ‘recontamination risks’ for those using public toilets, with 87 per cent of Staphylococcus species in samples resistant to at least one first-line antibiotic such as penicillin.

Why Hong Kong’s public washrooms have been dubbed ‘reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria’
Masked men claiming to work for government, fire services join hands with Hong Kong protesters to condemn alleged police brutality

Four masked people presenting themselves as officials joined a group of protesters and two civil servants for a press conference on Monday to condemn alleged police brutality.

5 Nov 2019 - 10:52AM

Four masked people presenting themselves as officials joined a group of protesters and two civil servants for a press conference on Monday to condemn alleged police brutality.

Masked men claiming to work for government, fire services join hands with Hong Kong protesters to condemn alleged police brutality
Hong Kong protests: demonstrators vow to take battle to the ballots in district council elections

Demonstrators say they will translate their protests into votes in the district council elections as a showdown in public opinion looms.

3 Nov 2019 - 5:15AM

Demonstrators say they will translate their protests into votes in the district council elections as a showdown in public opinion looms.

Hong Kong protests: demonstrators vow to take battle to the ballots in district council elections
Hong Kong welfare minister refuses lawmaker’s call to condemn alleged police violence on social workers

Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong questions if individual in police beating captured on video during Halloween protests was acting as a social worker at the time.

2 Nov 2019 - 10:26AM

Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong questions if individual in police beating captured on video during Halloween protests was acting as a social worker at the time.

Hong Kong welfare minister refuses lawmaker’s call to condemn alleged police violence on social workers
Why an industrial accident could mean a life of pain and poverty for Hong Kong construction workers

Hong Kong has seen a spate of work injuries in recent years with the government pushing ahead with major infrastructure projects.

28 Oct 2019 - 11:03AM

Hong Kong has seen a spate of work injuries in recent years with the government pushing ahead with major infrastructure projects.

Why an industrial accident could mean a life of pain and poverty for Hong Kong construction workers
Thousands of Hong Kong medical workers and supporters hold peaceful anti-police rally, as city marks second straight Saturday without widespread violence

Hong Kong doctors, nurses and health care workers gather in Chater Garden for approved protest themed ‘respect human rights, keep police powers in check’.

27 Oct 2019 - 12:40AM

Hong Kong doctors, nurses and health care workers gather in Chater Garden for approved protest themed ‘respect human rights, keep police powers in check’.

Thousands of Hong Kong medical workers and supporters hold peaceful anti-police rally, as city marks second straight Saturday without widespread violence
Hong Kong students form human chain outside swimming competition to protest against cut in number of spectators and alleged ban on chanting slogans

100 students from 20 elite schools raise voice against cut in number of spectators and alleged ban on chanting political slogans during contest.

26 Oct 2019 - 3:32AM

100 students from 20 elite schools raise voice against cut in number of spectators and alleged ban on chanting political slogans during contest.

Hong Kong students form human chain outside swimming competition to protest against cut in number of spectators and alleged ban on chanting slogans
Hong Kong’s kindergartens and schools need better guidance on suspected child abuse, government watchdog says

Office of Ombudsman says ‘government should support the education institutions with clearer guidelines as well as taking pre-emptive actions’

22 Oct 2019 - 9:20PM

Office of Ombudsman says ‘government should support the education institutions with clearer guidelines as well as taking pre-emptive actions’

Hong Kong’s kindergartens and schools need better guidance on suspected child abuse, government watchdog says
Hong Kong needs more action on electric vehicles and better management of charging facilities, government watchdog says

Office of the Ombudsman said its investigation found a host of problems, including a rising number of complaints about parking spaces designated for electric cars being occupied by other vehicles.

22 Oct 2019 - 10:32PM

Office of the Ombudsman said its investigation found a host of problems, including a rising number of complaints about parking spaces designated for electric cars being occupied by other vehicles.

Hong Kong needs more action on electric vehicles and better management of charging facilities, government watchdog says