Local schools and kindergartens will receive copies of a speech made by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong schools and kindergartens to receive copies of speech by Xi Jinping

Education Bureau to make copies of Xi’s handover speech available to collect from Tuesday, marking first time a state leader’s address will be given to teachers for study.

15 Aug 2022 - 11:58PM
Secretary for Justice Paul Lam. Photo: Nora Tam

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The People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison organised a flag raising ceremony in Central on Monday morning to celebrate the PLA’s 95th anniversary. Photo: Weibo

PLA’s Hong Kong garrison marks military anniversary at Central zone

Plot spanning 150 metres was declared a military dock by Hong Kong government after much back and forth between administration and politicians over the years.

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Hong Kong leader John Lee has set out his vision for the city in the coming decades. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

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Secretary for Security Chris Tang during an event for secondary school students at the Hong Kong Book Fair 2022 on Sunday. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong youth ‘should learn Chinese history to cultivate national identity’

Secretary for Security Chris Tang says many young people had wrong ideas about country and city government during 2019 social unrest and had to ‘bear the legal consequences’.

24 Jul 2022 - 10:44PM
United States Consul General Hanscom Smith. Photo: May Tse

Beijing lambasts top US diplomat over ‘let Hong Kong be Hong Kong’ speech

Chinese foreign ministry office in city condemns ‘hypocrisy and grandstanding’ of US Consul General Hanscom Smith.

12 Jul 2022 - 4:25PM
Liu Guangyuan, the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong commissioner. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Top Beijing diplomat urges foreign consulates to present Hong Kong objectively

Liu Guangyuan says consulates and international business chambers should seek to protect and make contributions to city.

7 Jul 2022 - 12:55PM
Hong Kong has always been an economic city and not a political city, says former leader. Photo: Felix Wong

Time for opposition camp, supporters to accept Hong Kong’s Basic Law: CY Leung

It’s wrong to disregard original intent of mini-constitution and ‘turn Hong Kong into a political city’, Leung says.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a speech at a gathering celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule last week.
Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong sectors rush to hold ‘mainland-style’ seminars to study Xi Jinping’s speech

Education, social welfare sectors among latest to host seminars aimed at learning, promoting and implementing ‘the spirit of Xi’s important speech’.

6 Jul 2022 - 5:43PM
One in five arrests by Hong Kong’s national security police were made under a colonial-era sedition offence. Photo: Dickson Lee

1 in 5 arrests by Hong Kong national security police made under sedition offence

Authorities use sweeping powers under national security legislation to enforce sedition law, which has low threshold for arrest and lighter jail terms for convictions.

5 Jul 2022 - 12:03PM
Chief Executive John Lee. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s John Lee raised HK$11.3 million in donations for election campaign

Lee’s campaign expenses totalled HK$9.1 million, of which HK$2.7 million was spent on election rallies and HK$754,000 on Facebook advertisements.

5 Jul 2022 - 9:22AM
Hong Kong lawmaker Steven Ho. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong lawmaker tests positive for Covid after posing for photo with Xi Jinping

Steven Ho attended photo session with Chinese president on Thursday and tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

3 Jul 2022 - 6:49PM
President Xi Jinping visited Hong Kong on Thursday and Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

Why Xi’s meet-and-greet with Hong Kong elite set tongues wagging on pecking order

New faces among row of tycoons meeting president during a photo session with business and political leaders during his trip caught attention of many.

3 Jul 2022 - 9:41AM
Residents celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule. Photo: Nora Tam

Why Xi Jinping’s speech is a ‘calming pill’ for Hong Kong’s doubters

Director of liaison office in city says president’s point on no change to governing policy has injected ‘self-confidence’ into society

3 Jul 2022 - 12:53AM
The visit was Xi Jinping’s first trip outside the Chinese mainland in more than two years. Photo: Felix Wong

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One observer said the delegation who joined Xi for his first trip outside the mainland in two years was designed to showcase Beijing’s ‘full jurisdiction’

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President Xi Jinping (third left) and his wife Peng Liyuan (second left) concluding their visit in Hong Kong on Friday. Photo: ISD

Beijing committed to ‘one country, two systems’ principle for Hong Kong: Xi

President Xi sets out direction for Hong Kong’s future development, gives new leader John Lee a list of tasks to deliver in next five years.

1 Jul 2022 - 10:57PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping officiates at the swearing-in ceremony for new Chief Executive John Lee. Photo: Felix Wong.

Xi challenges Lee to boost Hong Kong economy and tackle social problems

Xi challenges Lee to boost Hong Kong economy and tackle social problems.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong on Friday during his two-day tour to the city. Photo: Xinhua

Xi praises Hong Kong PLA garrison for city’s transition from ‘chaos’ to ‘stability’

President visits the Central Barracks on second day of his tour marking the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover.

2 Jul 2022 - 6:49PM
Chief Executive John Lee. Photo: Felix Wong

Newly sworn-in Hong Kong leader John Lee vows he ‘won’t let President Xi down’

New leader John Lee given four key tasks by Chinese President Xi Jinping, including improving governance, taking solid steps to address people’s livelihood problems.

1 Jul 2022 - 9:29PM
Residents celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover on the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade on Friday. Photo: Nora Tam

5 key takeaways from Xi Jinping’s speech for Hong Kong’s handover anniversary

Xi says one country, two systems has been repeatedly tested and has won the support of residents and the rest of the nation.

1 Jul 2022 - 7:22PM