Since its return to China, the city has won 196 medals at the Asian Games and enjoyed its most successful Olympics ever in Tokyo last year, when athletes won a gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze.
Years of lethargy have set Hong Kong on its way to an entrenched housing crisis, with homes growing smaller but more expensive.
Living the expatriate life or struggling to make ends meet, immigrants find reasons to belong.
Amid a Western exodus, expats from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand share why they remain confident in the city’s future, even if Covid curbs are a major turn-off.
Nasty stereotypes create a hostile environment for new immigrants to assimilate, says population expert.
Stadium will screen video tribute to Elvis impersonator Kwok Lam-sang, made by producer of Melvis documentary being filmed when Kwok died during pandemic.
Cheung was target of complaints over the border after state broadcaster reportedly shelved clip he recorded for city’s handover anniversary that featured phrase.
Source says first cabinet meeting mainly discussed matters such as political principles and governing style.
For thousands of gangpiao, or mainland ‘drifters’ who first arrived to work or study, Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area are the future.
Trams and cast-iron postboxes speak to the history of the city, while delicacies such as fishballs and egg waffles are street food essentials.
In a rare move, the president acknowledges significance of letting common law system – a legacy inherited from the British colonial era – thrive.
Xi challenges Lee to boost Hong Kong economy and tackle social problems.
Observatory issues No 3 typhoon warning signal at 10.40pm as storm Chaba nears; squally showers and thunderstorms expected in the next few days.
Chinese television has broadcast a handful of shows that celebrate Hong Kong’s culture ahead of the 25th anniversary of the handover, many of which have become some of the most popular programmes on the mainland.
The tropical depression will intensify on the day of the flag-raising ceremony on Friday, morphing into a tropical storm, according to Observatory.
Chief Executive-designate John Lee shares his views on the city’s past and future.
Vice-chancellor, whose term has been extended by another three years, says his institution aims to link China and the West, and is committed to joint projects with mainland.
Visitors to pass through metal detectors at entrance and belongings to be scanned; daily shuttle service around West Kowloon Cultural District available.
New uniforms for Airport Security Unit, Counter Terrorism Response Unit and Railway Response Team designed to allow for greater mobility, provide more comfort.
The city was rocked by the 2014 Occupy movement in this period, a precursor to greater unrest to come as brewing political sentiment bubbled to the forefront of society.