Hong Kong
World  /  Published 01.03.21

47 HK activists charged in one swoop

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion in the largest single crackdown on the Opposition under a China-imposed nation...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.02.21

Jimmy Lai arrested again while in jail

Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested again, on suspicion of assisting one of 12 fugitives China captured at sea last year, his Apple Daily tabloid and Oriental Daily said on Wedne...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 12.01.21

Gut bacteria may lead to ‘long Covid’

An observational study has found that imbalances in the type and volume of bacteria found in the gut may be associated with the risk of ‘long Covid’,  the symptoms of which last for w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 11.01.21

Pro-protest website blocked in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong website that publishes material mainly related to anti-government protests in 2019 said its users’ access had been blocked by the city’s Internet service providers (ISPs). The...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 07.01.21

HK police arrests democracy activists

Hong Kong police arrested 53 people in dawn raids on democracy activists on Wednesday in the biggest crackdown since China last year imposed a new security law which opponents say is aimed at quashing...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 31.12.20

China jails ten Hong Kong activists

A Chinese court sentenced 10 Hong Kong activists to between seven months and three years in jail on Wednesday for illegally crossing the border. The group had all faced charges in Hong Kong over anti...
By Reuters in Shenzen, China

World  /  Published 11.12.20

Jimmy Lai charged under security law

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been charged under the city's national security law, amid a widening crackdown on dissent, according to local media reports. Lai, w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 09.12.20

US curbs on China officials over HK

The US imposed travel bans and other sanctions on 14 high-level Chinese officials over the continuing crackdown on the Opposition in Hong Kong, as the police in the Chinese territory arrested more pro...
By New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.12.20

Jimmy Lai denied bail on fraud charge

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday on a charge of fraud related to the lease of a building that houses his Apple Daily, an anti-government tabloid....
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 03.12.20

Hong Kong activist gets year in jail

Joshua Wong, a prominent pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong, was sentenced on Wednesday to more than a year in prison for his role in a protest last year, the latest blow to the city’s embattle...
By Austin Ramzy , Tiffany May in Hong Kong


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