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Coronavirus vaccines: why Hong Kong will find it tough to secure supplies for Covid-19 booster shots

Coronavirus vaccines: why Hong Kong will find it tough to secure supplies for Covid-19...

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Hong Kong could find it difficult to secure extra doses of Covid-19 vaccines for a booster shot for residents because of its existing...
Hong Kong risks falling behind in race to benefit from Qianhai plan, lawmakers say, as they call for officials to establish new links with Shenzhen

Hong Kong risks falling behind in race to benefit from Qianhai plan, lawmakers say,...

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Hong Kong officials need to establish new links with their counterparts in neighbouring Shenzhen as part of the Qianhai economic zone’s mammoth expansion,...
7 Hong Kong opposition district councillors disqualified after deadline passes for submission of information to determine oath validity

7 Hong Kong opposition district councillors disqualified after deadline passes for submission of information...

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Seven opposition district councillors in Hong Kong have been disqualified two days after a deadline expired for them to submit information for authorities...
Hong Kong lawmakers take financial services chief to task over fund that supported anti-government protesters

Hong Kong lawmakers take financial services chief to task over fund that supported anti-government...

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Hong Kong’s financial services chief has dismissed lawmakers’ suggestions he did not act quickly enough against a fund set up to help anti-government...
Hong Kong Law Society councillor known for liberal approach quits role a year early ‘to spend quality time with family’

Hong Kong Law Society councillor known for liberal approach quits role a year early...

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A legal scholar known for his liberal stance has resigned from the governing council of the Law Society, Hong Kong’s biggest lawyers group.Eric...
Phishing emails, love scams among surging Hong Kong cybercrimes with more online users amid Covid-19 pandemic

Phishing emails, love scams among surging Hong Kong cybercrimes with more online users amid...

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Cybercrimes in Hong Kong surged in the first half of this year, as the Covid-19 pandemic kept people online and vulnerable to scammers.There...
Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists over broad nature of powers and a suspect’s right to silence

Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists...

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Broad powers allowing Hong Kong’s national security police to demand private information from groups they accuse of having foreign ties have raised fears...
Hong Kong police arrest 2 in connection with death of man involved in bare-knuckle triad showdown

Hong Kong police arrest 2 in connection with death of man involved in bare-knuckle...

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Hong Kong police have arrested two suspected triad members in connection with the murder of another reputed gangster who died earlier this month...
Hong Kong homebuyers snap up Sun Hung Kai’s Wetland Seasons Bay launch as improving economy lifts sentiments

Hong Kong homebuyers snap up Sun Hung Kai’s Wetland Seasons Bay launch as improving...

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Hong Kong’s property buyers returned to the market, defying bearish sentiments in the local stock market to snap up new apartments at the...
Coronavirus Hong Kong: experts call for stepped-up testing for high-risk individuals amid Delta’s spread; city confirms 4 new cases

Coronavirus Hong Kong: experts call for stepped-up testing for high-risk individuals amid Delta’s spread;...

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Unvaccinated Hong Kong residents at higher risk of coronavirus-related complications should undergo testing every week as an added precaution against the more contagious...
National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

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Hong Kong schools are removing books from their libraries over the summer break that may violate the national security law, including titles targeted...
Hong Kong ex-lawmaker fined for breaking aviation law outside Legislative Council with ‘release political prisoners’ balloon

Hong Kong ex-lawmaker fined for breaking aviation law outside Legislative Council with ‘release political...

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A former Hong Kong lawmaker has been fined HK$2,500 (US$322) for violating aviation law by flying in controlled airspace a balloon tied to...
Hong Kong housing: push to turn empty hotel rooms into temporary flats trips over red tape

Hong Kong housing: push to turn empty hotel rooms into temporary flats trips over...

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A pilot scheme to find 800 rooms at hotels and guest houses to use as transitional accommodation for residents waiting for public flats...
Why clear action now in response to Hong Kong is urgent

Why clear action now in response to Hong Kong is urgent

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People around the world watched the closure recently of Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s last major independent news outlet, bearing solemn witness to the death-throws...
Hong Kong woman, 37, injures head after falling into pool in Sai Kung East Country Park

Hong Kong woman, 37, injures head after falling into pool in Sai Kung East...

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A 37-year-old woman injured her head after falling into a pool in a Hong Kong country park on Thursday, just days after a...
Outspoken Hong Kong law professor Johannes Chan leaves post after HKU contract expires, sources say

Outspoken Hong Kong law professor Johannes Chan leaves post after HKU contract expires, sources...

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University of Hong Kong (HKU) chair professor of public law Johannes Chan Mun-man has left that post after more than three decades with...
European Parliament adopts resolution on Hong Kong press freedom in response to Apple Daily closure

European Parliament adopts resolution on Hong Kong press freedom in response to Apple Daily...

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The European Parliament has adopted a broad new resolution on Hong Kong, advocating tough measures be taken over the government’s crackdown on the...
Hong Kong landlords face HK$10,000 fines under new rent-control law to protect some of city’s poorest people

Hong Kong landlords face HK$10,000 fines under new rent-control law to protect some of...

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Landlords of subdivided flats, home to some of Hong Kong’s poorest people, face fines of at least HK$10,000 if they overcharge tenants rent...
Early prison release for former Hong Kong feng shui master Peter Chan, jailed over forged will involving HK$83 billion fortune of late tycoon Nina Wang

Early prison release for former Hong Kong feng shui master Peter Chan, jailed over...

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Convicted forger Peter Chan Chun-chuen was released from a Hong Kong maximum-security prison on Saturday after serving eight years for faking the will...
Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary ‘beautifies riots’, but denies decision linked to national security law

Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary...

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The city’s arts funding body is pulling its grant to the distributor of a controversial documentary featuring fierce clashes at a Hong Kong...