Arshad sews at the Women’s Empowerment Christmas Bazaar held in Tai Kwun, Central, on Saturday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Hong Kong charity’s sewing project empowers women from ethnic minorities

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Housewives say they feel empowered by a project that taught them how to sew and sell their creations.

Arshad sews at the Women’s Empowerment Christmas Bazaar held in Tai Kwun, Central, on Saturday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong charity’s sewing project empowers women from ethnic minorities

Housewives say they feel empowered by a project that taught them how to sew and sell their creations.

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Hong Kong’s John Lee tests negative for Covid-19 on day 6 of quarantine

City leader urges residents to get vaccinated to protect themselves from infection and serious symptoms.

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Ride-hailing platforms such as Uber are not legal in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Motoring group urges Hong Kong to legalise ride-hailing platforms such as Uber

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Hong Kong’s John Lee tests negative for Covid-19 on day 6 of quarantine

City leader urges residents to get vaccinated to protect themselves from infection and serious symptoms.

City leader urges residents to get vaccinated to protect themselves from infection and serious symptoms.

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Online bookings for new Omicron-specific vaccine in Hong Kong to open on Sunday

Experts recommend bivalent dose as a fourth jab for residents who have already been triple-vaccinated.

Experts recommend bivalent dose as a fourth jab for residents who have already been triple-vaccinated.

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Macau picks incumbents as Genting tycoon fails in casino bid

The announcement wraps up a jostling for rights to operate gambling halls in the world’s largest betting hub, where Macau remains the only place on Chinese soil where casinos are legal.

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Gloomy Christmas for Hong Kong restaurants as patrons leave town, tourists stay away

More Hong Kong residents planning to travel during festive season as overseas destinations open up.

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Gloomy Christmas for Hong Kong restaurants as patrons leave town, tourists stay away

Online bookings for new Omicron-specific vaccine in Hong Kong to open on Sunday

Experts recommend bivalent dose as a fourth jab for residents who have already been triple-vaccinated.

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Macau picks incumbents as Genting tycoon fails in casino bid

The announcement wraps up a jostling for rights to operate gambling halls in the world’s largest betting hub, where Macau remains the only place on Chinese soil where casinos are legal.

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Gloomy Christmas for Hong Kong restaurants as patrons leave town, tourists stay away

More Hong Kong residents planning to travel during festive season as overseas destinations open up.

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The vaccination exemption row was set in motion when the police arrested six doctors for allegedly issuing vaccination exemption certificates without doing proper consultations. Photo: Jelly Tse

Explainer | Hong Kong vaccination exemptions: how did we get here and where will it end?

Health chief’s move to annul more than 20,000 vaccination exemptions has become a legal row.

26 Oct 2022 - 10:03PM

Explainer | Hong Kong is finally axing hotel quarantine – here’s what you need to know

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

19 Oct 2022 - 11:19PM

Explainer | Vaccine pass for kids from age 5: what Hong Kong parents should know

New scheme will come into force on Friday in a first phase requiring younger residents to get at least one vaccine dose.

New scheme will come into force on Friday in a first phase requiring younger residents to get at least one vaccine dose.

29 Sep 2022 - 10:06AM

Explainer | Hong Kong is easing quarantine rules for arrivals: here’s what you need to know

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

Quarantine period in designated hotels is to be cut as Hong Kong relaxes anti-coronavirus measures.

9 Aug 2022 - 5:03PM
My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

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My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

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23 Nov 2022 - 8:15AM
The View | How is Hong Kong to be a trading centre if our trade fairs are dying?
22 Nov 2022 - 4:30PM
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21 Nov 2022 - 8:15AM
City Beat | Hong Kong needs to engage international stakeholders to get back on world stage

Mission of returning to global stage has not quite been accomplished by just making world leaders aware that city is gradually lifting Covid curbs.

20 Nov 2022 - 7:18PM
Opinion | Hong Kong says it wants to reopen, but acts like it does not
20 Nov 2022 - 12:45PM
Members of a tour group from Thailand show off their blue health codes in Hong Kong. The tourists were unable to dine out at restaurants until the final day of their four-day trip due to the city’s ongoing Covid travel restrictions. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

My Hong Kong | Thai tour group deserves ‘Tourist of the Year’ medals after meal box fiasco

The group, who had to eat meal boxes for three days of a four-day trip and still described it as ‘very good’, should be showered with free air tickets and future hotel accommodation.

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Opinion | Hong Kong’s love of meat leaves it on the wrong side of progress

As Hong Kong opens a new dairy farm training school, the rest of the world is already moving towards innovative and cruelty-free food production. Missing the boat on plant-based and lab-grown animal products won’t help our global competitiveness or environmental footprint.

As Hong Kong opens a new dairy farm training school, the rest of the world is already moving towards innovative and cruelty-free food production. Missing the boat on plant-based and lab-grown animal products won’t help our global competitiveness or environmental footprint.

23 Nov 2022 - 8:15AM
Hong Kong’s love of meat leaves it on the wrong side of progress

The View | How is Hong Kong to be a trading centre if our trade fairs are dying?

Recent rugby and bankers’ events enjoyed exemptions and were a success but international trade fairs, and the wider events and tourism industry, continue to suffer. How does Hong Kong plan to keep its strict measures and still fulfil its economic role in China’s national plan?

Recent rugby and bankers’ events enjoyed exemptions and were a success but international trade fairs, and the wider events and tourism industry, continue to suffer. How does Hong Kong plan to keep its strict measures and still fulfil its economic role in China’s national plan?

22 Nov 2022 - 4:30PM
How is Hong Kong to be a trading centre if our trade fairs are dying?

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