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Coronavirus: more than 83 million masks Hong Kong purchased amid pandemic were defective or from dubious sources

Coronavirus: more than 83 million masks Hong Kong purchased amid pandemic were defective or...

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More than 83 million surgical masks, 7 per cent of those purchased by the Hong Kong government last year amid the coronavirus pandemic,...
Coronavirus: few Hong Kong schools planning to resume all classes on campus, with testing teachers for Covid-19 a stumbling block

Coronavirus: few Hong Kong schools planning to resume all classes on campus, with testing...

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Only about 200 of some 5,000 Hong Kong kindergartens, tutorial centres and schools intend to bring back all pupils for in-person classes from...
Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck at Hong Kong roundabout

Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck at Hong Kong roundabout

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A motorcyclist died in hospital early Thursday morning after colliding with a truck near a container terminal in Hong Kong.Police arrested the truck...
Hong Kong protests: student, 16, youngest to plead guilty to rioting during stand-off in 2019

Hong Kong protests: student, 16, youngest to plead guilty to rioting during stand-off in...

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A 16-year-old student has become the youngest person to plead guilty to rioting during Hong Kong’s anti-government protests in 2019.The boy on Wednesday...
Hong Kong defends its approval process for Covid-19 vaccines as neighbouring Macau celebrates arrival of first batch from mainland

Hong Kong defends its approval process for Covid-19 vaccines as neighbouring Macau celebrates arrival...

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A leading government health adviser has said Hong Kong will not cut corners when it comes to approving Covid-19 vaccines developed on the...
National security law and Hong Kong’s opposition camp: down but not out, can bloc reinvent itself as a loyal Beijing critic?

National security law and Hong Kong’s opposition camp: down but not out, can bloc...

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With Beijing insisting only “patriots” can run Hong Kong, what does the future hold for the city’s fragmented opposition? In the second of...
Hong Kong education chief insists regular coronavirus testing for teachers is not a condition for resuming in-person classes

Hong Kong education chief insists regular coronavirus testing for teachers is not a condition...

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Hong Kong’s education chief has stressed that regular testing of school staff for Covid-19 will not be a prerequisite for the full resumption...
Chinese University of Hong Kong warns illegal acts will not be tolerated as tensions with student union candidates escalate

Chinese University of Hong Kong warns illegal acts will not be tolerated as tensions...

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong has warned student union candidates against engaging in activities on campus that break the law or jeopardise...
Corruption complaints in Hong Kong plunge to 40-year low in 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic

Corruption complaints in Hong Kong plunge to 40-year low in 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic

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Complaints against corruption in Hong Kong dropped to a 40-year low last year, but advisers to the city’s anti-graft watchdog have urged vigilance,...
UK opens visa route for Hong Kong residents to become citizens | China News

UK opens visa route for Hong Kong residents to become citizens | China News

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Residents of Hong Kong can apply, starting on Sunday, for a new visa offering them an opportunity to become British citizens as the United...
Hong Kong pro-establishment figures urge tougher pandemic response, more focus on livelihood issues after city leader’s call with President Xi Jinping

Hong Kong pro-establishment figures urge tougher pandemic response, more focus on livelihood issues after...

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Pressure is mounting on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to decisively contain the fourth wave of coronavirus infections after her unprecedented virtual...
National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over taking up London’s BN(O) ticket

National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over...

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From this weekend, Britain will start accepting applications from people with British National (Overseas) status for a new visa that would earn them...
Hong Kong fourth wave: Carrie Lam promises downscaled, ‘ambush-style’ Covid-19 lockdowns in future

Hong Kong fourth wave: Carrie Lam promises downscaled, ‘ambush-style’ Covid-19 lockdowns in future

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Hong Kong’s leader has vowed that future Covid-19 lockdowns will retain the element of surprise and operate on a smaller scale than the...
Hong Kong fourth wave: Pfizer vaccine concern must not delay protecting elderly against Covid-19, says top government adviser

Hong Kong fourth wave: Pfizer vaccine concern must not delay protecting elderly against Covid-19,...

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A top government adviser has said Hong Kong’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign in elderly care homes should launch next month as planned, despite reports...
Hong Kong protests: five fugitives who fled to Taiwan ‘seeking asylum in the United States’

Hong Kong protests: five fugitives who fled to Taiwan ‘seeking asylum in the United...

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Five Hong Kong fugitives who reportedly fled to Taiwan and were intercepted by the self-ruled island’s coastguard in July last year are now seeking...
United States imposes sanctions on six pro-China officials over Hong Kong mass arrests

United States imposes sanctions on six pro-China officials over Hong Kong mass arrests

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The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on six officials including Hong Kong’s sole representative to China’s top lawmaking body over mass arrests...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong retail sector warns any cuts to shopping mall opening hours will kill businesses, jobs

Coronavirus: Hong Kong retail sector warns any cuts to shopping mall opening hours will...

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Hong Kong’s battered retail sector has reacted with fury after the government revealed it was considering cutting shopping centre business hours to tackle...
Bid to refashion Hong Kong’s idyllic south coast into tourist haven full of promise – and potential pitfalls

Bid to refashion Hong Kong’s idyllic south coast into tourist haven full of promise...

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For most of his adult life, Tsang King has lived and worked on southern Hong Kong Island, where jungle-covered hills fall sharply down...
Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of eye

Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of...

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Researchers in Hong Kong say they have developed a world-first method to detect autism in children by scanning and analysing the back of...