Hong Kong
Opinion  /  Published 31.12.21

Letters to the Editor: New Zealand's landmark prime-time moment

New dawn  Sir — People from marginalized communities have long been coerced to forsake cultural or ethnic markers of identity — facial tattoos or Afro-textured hair, for instance &m...

World  /  Published 30.12.21

HK media shutdown

Hong Kong pro-democracy media outlet Stand News shut down on Wednesday after police raided its office, froze its assets and arrested senior staff on suspected “seditious publication” offen...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 24.12.21

HK varsity removes democracy statue

A leading Hong Kong university has dismantled and removed a statue from its campus site that for more than two decades has commemorated pro-democracy protesters killed during China’s Tiananmen S...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 21.12.21

Pro-Beijing nominees win

Pro-Beijing candidates swept to victory in an overhauled “patriots”-only legislative election in Hong Kong that was deemed regressive by critics, with turnout hitting a record low amid a c...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 20.12.21

HK shuns ‘patriot’ polls

Hong Kong government efforts and last-ditch campaigning by candidates were struggling on Sunday to boost turnout in an overhauled “patriots”-only legislative election, the first under a sw...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 19.12.21

HK tries to boost election turnout

Hong Kong officials are working to boost turnout in Sunday’s legislative election, according to diplomats and people familiar with the effort.  As part of those actions, two Chinese state-...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 16.12.21

HK blaze traps hundreds on rooftop

A fire broke out on Wednesday in Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre, trapping about 150 people on its roof, and 13 people were injured before firefighters put out the blaze, police and the fire depa...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 14.12.21

Jail for Hong Kong media mogul

A Hong Kong court on Monday sentenced the former media mogul Jimmy Lai and seven other prominent pro-democracy activists to prison for their roles last year in trying to commemorate Beijing’s Ju...
By Vivian Wang and Austin Ramzy in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.21

India remains regional hedge against China

The West’s honeymoon with China, which began during Deng Xiaoping’s aggressive internal economic reforms in the early-1980s and whose high point was the People’s Republic’s mem...
By Swapan Dasgupta

World  /  Published 26.11.21

EU body unsure about vaccine necessity

The EU's drug regulator said on Friday that it was closely monitoring the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, but it was too soon to tell if updated vaccines would be needed.The European Medicines Age...
By AFP in The Hague


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