The core values including a high degree of autonomy, an independent judiciary and the protection of rights should not be forgotten
Shows, discounts and freebies for first such event since city emerged from pandemic should raise cheer and hopes for the future.
With the country at the crossroads, Jiang Zemin kept opening up and reform on track, put paid to international isolation and ensured the city’s governing principle of ‘one country, two systems’ was adhered to.
In the wake of President Xi Jinping’s address, it is incumbent upon the city to uphold national security while allowing room for opposition and meaningful checks and balances.
China’s leaders cannot afford to wait for the virus to go away before undertaking international travel, especially as unfavourable views of China persist in many advanced economies.
Lai Chit, 36, pleads guilty to incitement to wound with intent over provocative posts he made on popular LIHKG online forum.
Some patrons were unaware of the discounts, while others say they were a pleasant surprise, but did not make much of a difference.
John Lee addresses political and business leaders at ceremony marking July 1 handover anniversary as he takes stock of his first year in office.
Long queues form at M+ museum as it does not require registration in advance, while the Palace Museum does.
Force has not ruled out possibility of case being related to 26th anniversary of city’s return to Chinese rule.
More than 6,000 officers to be out on the streets on Saturday in wake of spate of stabbings and to deter potential trouble at handover commemoration events
Catering industry hoping for a 20 per cent surge in business, buoyed by the second round of the government’s consumption vouchers in mid-July.
Observatory predicts rain for next nine days, with city to mark 26th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule on Saturday.
Many point to more choices and cheaper options already available at wet markets, while elderly shoppers say they are put off by needing to rely on app for discount.
People will not have to pay to take trams and certain ferries, enter museums and public swimming pools on July 1.
Restaurant patrons will only have to pay 71 per cent of price on July 1 as part of wider celebrations to mark anniversary.
But leader John Lee also warns residents against ‘hijacking’ handover, saying ‘we must not let our guard down’.
Zeng Yuxuan, 23, appears in court on charge she committed sedition by commemorating man who knifed police officer.
Media expert urges authorities to put more effort into making online promotions targeting younger audiences and says government is ‘a bit out of touch’.
Woman, said to be from mainland China, held for questioning after allegations images with seditious slogans were placed near scene of knife attack on officer.
The Post looks back on changed political landscape for city following an electoral overhaul and appointment of new leader.
Deng Zhonghua, former deputy director of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, says Beijing will continue to strengthen supervision of local executive, legislative and judicial branches.
Jiang Zemin counted the city’s return to Chinese rule in 1997 as among his proudest achievements.
Police to submit video evidence and call around a dozen witnesses to testify; inquiry might also involve a jury.
Branding experts behind the phrase recount their experience creating a logo that has come to represent Hong Kong in the past two decades.
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.