Hong Kong
World  /  Published 01.07.22

Xi signals control

Since the pandemic erupted in 2020, China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, has been hunkered down in a virus-free bubble within his country’s closed borders. On Thursday, he left the safe confin...

World  /  Published 25.06.22

Xi to attend HK anniversary

The Chinese president is also set to attend the inauguration of the next Hong Kong administration. His attendance is seen as a display of Beijing's control over the city amid a crackdown on dissen...
By Deutsche Welle

Football  /  Published 15.06.22

Hitting my peak: Chhetri

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri says the side would love to play the AFC Asian Cup on home soil with the star forward confessing to "hitting my peak" at 37. A near-capacity crowd...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 12.06.22

Chhetri hopeful of win over Hong Kong

Their tails up after two successive wins in front of a strong home crowd, India captain Sunil Chhetri has backed his team to beat Honk Kong in the last qualifying game and secure a berth in next year&...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 12.06.22

Hong Kong eye history

Hong Kong are on the verge of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup Finals for the first time since 1968 on Saturday when two goals in two minutes took Jorn Andersen’s side to a 3-0 win over Cambodia...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 06.06.22

Global screen

“Cinema is a language. It can say things — big, abstract things... Some people are poets and have a beautiful way of saying things with words. But cinema is its own language.” &mdash...
By Monjorika Bose

World  /  Published 04.06.22

Hong Kong bans Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong deployed heavy security near a major park on Saturday as it warned people not to gather to commemorate China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square 33 ye...
By Reuters in Taipei, Hong Kong

World  /  Published 12.05.22

HK police arrest senior cardinal

Pope Francis on Wednesday appealed to the people of Sri Lanka to make their voices heard in a peaceful manner and asked the leaders to heed their demands. “I address a special thought to the pe...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 11.05.22

End of pretence at democracy in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a new leader: Unpopular hardliner John Lee is likely to be even better at crushing democratic dissent. The world must be ready to help his victims, writes Alexander Görlach. As some...
By Alexander Görlach

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Fallen city: Hong Kong China's stronghold

Hong Kong has served as a gateway to China since the British handover of the city a quarter of a century ago. On Sunday, Beijing took its latest step towards slamming that door shut. John Lee, a forme...
By The Editorial Board


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