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The delegation’s journey has given the city a much-needed boost in scientific development and helped foster a greater sense of national identity and patriotism.
Libraries have a valuable role to play but they must move with the times by embracing technology, upgrading facilities and meeting the demands of the modern user.
Integrity of system at stake as start of high-profile Hong Kong crackdown nets nearly 60 households who also own private properties.
Much-criticised city cabbies only withdrew strike threat after government pledged to crack down on ride-hailing services preferred by many.
Top Hong Kong government aides in China need to fully understand latest national developments and help make best use of city’s strengths under ‘one country, two systems’.
Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission must be given the leeway to expand its scope rather than be bound by specific areas.
Officials should be giving a reason as to why the Democratic Party’s successful bid for a dry goods stall at the Victoria Park Lunar New Year Fair was rejected.
Steven Kwan says prosecution required under Beijing-imposed law to prove an element of violence to substantiate a conspiracy offence to subvert state power.
Zheng Yanxiong says innovation, green development and transforming the economy into an open and shared one are among key concepts.
Former chief executive reveals foundation he chairs ‘overwhelmed’ by city students wanting to volunteer for public health work in belt and road countries.
‘I don’t think anyone, Beijing included, has the illusion of being able to change the political situation in Hong Kong overnight,’ Leung Chun-ying says.
Activist surrendered passport as part of national security investigation but says police gave it back after she took part in Shenzhen trip they arranged.
But welfare sector lawmaker Tik Chi-yuen says some operators feel pressured and worried about engaging in politics.
Hong Kong firms in Vietnam say US asking them to register their company in Singapore, and nominate representative from city state.
Election hopefuls Muhammad Fakhrul Islam, Baljinder Singh and Ilyas Mohammad among six vying for two seats in Yau Tsim Mong South geographical constituency.
Readers discuss ways to improve public trust in the city’s emergency alert system, why non-Chinese speaking residents are deterred from voting, and the tarring of same-sex couples.
Audit Commission head Nelson Lam has not ruled out looking into other universities, noting body carries out reviews of all organisations receiving public money.
Officials who said earlier that voter turnout did not matter appear to have had a change of heart.
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Algernon Yau says if move is approved by US authorities, it will amount to ‘cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face’.
A trio of historic Hong Kong ‘squatter’ villages face destruction, destined to be replaced by homogenous residential blocks despite the efforts of historians, architects and academics.
High Court rules against retired civil servant who challenged requirement that hopefuls must have backing of Beijing loyalist community leaders.
Adjustment of requirements for tenants of transitional housing aims ‘to promote fertility and create a childbearing environment’, government spokesman says.
Housing Authority says latest figure, which was up from 5.3 years in previous quarter, mainly due to fewer new public rental homes becoming available.
Judge hearing High Court challenge against need for municipal bodies’ backing for candidates suggests process may prejudice chances for some.
Beijing warns US to ‘step back from edge of cliff’ over what is says is clear interference in Hong Kong and mainland Chinese internal affairs.
Additional legislation would bolster American cooperation with India, Japan and Australia as part of Washington’s Indo-Pacific strategy.
Hong Kong 47: Prosecution tells court ‘unlawful means’ do not require an element of violence to put country’s safety at risk.
City leader John Lee says Hong Kong to host ‘Election Fun Day’ and offer free entry to museums to convince voters to stick around day before poll.
CLP Power says it will budget HK$70 million to support low-income families in 2024 while HK Electric has earmarked HK$55 million for initiatives.
Zheng Yanxiong, director of central government’s liaison office, tells Hong Kong Financial Forum city’s international character is the source of its confidence.